2010 European Athletics Championships – Men's 10,000 metres

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Events at the
2010 European
Athletics Championships

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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 10,000 metres at the 2010 European Athletics Championships was held at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys on 27 July. Mo Farah won the gold meadal.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold United Kingdom Mo Farah
Great Britain (GBR)
Silver United Kingdom Chris Thompson
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze Italy Daniele Meucci
Italy (ITA)

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2010 European Athletics Championships
World record  Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) 26:17.53 Brussels, Belgium 26 August 2005
European record  Mohammed Mourhit (BEL) 26:52.30 Brussels, Belgium 3 September 1999
Championship record  Martti Vainio (FIN) 27:30.99 Prague, Czechoslovakia 29 August 1978
World Leading  Chris Solinsky (USA) 26:59.60 Palo Alto, CA, United States 1 May 2010
European Leading  Mo Farah (GBR) 27:28.86 Marseille, France 5 June 2010

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
27 July 2010 21:05 Final

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Mo Farah won his first major title at the championships.
Rank Lane Name Nationality Time Notes
1st 21 Mo Farah  Great Britain 28:24.99
2nd 1 Chris Thompson  Great Britain 28:27.33
3rd 17 Daniele Meucci  Italy 28:27.33
4 15 Ayad Lamdassem  Spain 28:34.89
5 7 Carles Castillejo  Spain 28:49.69 Season Best
6 6 Christian Belz  Switzerland 28:54.01 Season Best
7 26 Andrea Lalli  Italy 29:05.20
8 22 Youssef El Kalay  Portugal 29:07.61
9 3 Christian Glatting  Germany 29:09.84
10 2 Abdellatif Meftah  France 29:14.74
11 13 Marcin Chabowski  Poland 29:15.65
12 16 Jan Fitschen  Germany 29:16.59
13 11 Jussi Utriainen  Finland 29:16.87
14 9 Sondre Nordstad Moen  Norway 29:19.63
15 10 Filmon Ghirmai  Germany 29:28.31
16 8 Stsiapan Rahautsou  Belarus 29:40.19
17 14 Matti Räsänen  Finland 29:45.95
18 4 Pavel Shapovalov  Russia 29:50.02
19 23 José Rocha  Portugal 29:50.41
20 24 Moges Tesseme  Israel 29:50.78
21 5 Marius Ionescu  Romania 30:21.76
22 20 Kemal Koyuncu  Turkey 30:28.83
18 Manuel Ángel Penas  Spain DNF
12 Monder Rizki  Belgium DNF
25 Michael Schmid  Austria DNF
19 Rui Pedro Silva  Portugal DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brit Farah wins 10,000m gold". BBC Sport. 27 July 2010. Retrieved 7 August 2013.