Aman wins 800m gold for Ethiopia

Aug 14, 2013, 01:16 IST | AFP

Ethiopian Mohammed Aman won the men's 800m title at the World Championships yesterday, the first ever medal for the country in the two-lap event.

Aman clocked a season's best of 1min 43.31sec, with American Nick Symmonds taking silver in 1:43.55. Djibouti’s Ayanleh Souleiman claimed bronze (1:43.76), the first medal for the east African country. 

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