Gelant qualifies for 5000m final

South Africa’s Elroy Gelant has qualified for the 5000m final the Rio Olympics.

Elroy Gelant.  Gallo Images
Elroy Gelant. Gallo Images

Running in the second heat of the day, Gelant finished seventh in a time of 13:22.00.

The heat was won by Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo (United States) in 13:19.54. Muktar Edris (Ethiopia) finished in second and Dejen Gebremeskel (Ethiopia) in third.

The final takes place on Sunday, 21 August at 02.30 (SA Time).


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