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

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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 medal.[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 Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Mo Farah  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 28:24.99
2nd, silver medalist(s) Chris Thompson  Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 28:27.33
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Daniele Meucci  Italy (ITA) 28:27.33
4 Ayad Lamdassem  Spain (ESP) 28:34.89
5 Carles Castillejo  Spain (ESP) 28:49.69 Season Best
6 Christian Belz  Switzerland (SUI) 28:54.01 Season Best
7 Andrea Lalli  Italy (ITA) 29:05.20
8 Youssef El Kalay  Portugal (POR) 29:07.61
9 Christian Glatting  Germany (GER) 29:09.84
10 Abdellatif Meftah  France (FRA) 29:14.74
11 Marcin Chabowski  Poland (POL) 29:15.65
12 Jan Fitschen  Germany (GER) 29:16.59
13 Jussi Utriainen  Finland (FIN) 29:16.87
14 Sondre Nordstad Moen  Norway (NOR) 29:19.63
15 Filmon Ghirmai  Germany (GER) 29:28.31
16 Stsiapan Rahautsou  Belarus (BLR) 29:40.19
17 Matti Räsänen  Finland (FIN) 29:45.95
18 Pavel Shapovalov  Russia (RUS) 29:50.02
19 José Rocha  Portugal (POR) 29:50.41
20 Moges Tesseme  Israel (ISR) 29:50.78
21 Marius Ionescu  Romania (ROM) 30:21.76
22 Kemal Koyuncu  Turkey (TUR) 30:28.83
Manuel Ángel Penas  Spain (ESP) DNF
Monder Rizki  Belgium (BEL) DNF
Michael Schmid  Austria (AUT) DNF
Rui Pedro Silva  Portugal (POR) DNF

References[edit]

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