Carlsbad 5000: Gebrmeskel and Bleasdale, (Lagat gets AR), by EME News

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Gebremeskel and Bleasdale

CARLSBAD (USA, Mar 30): Ethiopian World and Olympic medalost Dejen Gebremeskel won the Carslbad 5000 in fast 13:11, fourth win here for him. Second Bernard Lagat achieved new US road record 13:19 improving the previous of Marc Davis in 1996 by five seconds (13:24). Third Augustine Choge 13:22 and fourth Edwin Kipyego 13:26. To note Tariku Bekele 7th in 13:45. In women race surprise British win for Julia Bleasdale 15:06 (road PB) over Kenyan Betsy Saina 15:21 and Ethiopian Etalemhu Habtewold 15:23. Close fourth 800 m world medalist Brenda Martinez 15:24 big PB as top US runner of the day. Fifth Amy Van Alstine 15:30

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