Athletics - Kipsiro wins Manchester 10k

Uganda's Moses Kipsiro won the Great Manchester Run elite men's 10km race after a thrilling dash to the finish line.

Athletics - Kipsiro wins Manchester 10k

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Moses Kipsiro

Kipsiro beat Kenya's Moses Kipsang into second place after a close-fought sprint to the line, clocking 27 minutes and 52 seconds for the 10k race in Manchester City centre to win by just one second.

Ethiopia's Haile Grebrselassie came third, seven seconds further back.

Jonny Mellor was the top home-grown athlete, finishing seventh in 29:21.


1. Moses KIPSIRO 00:27:52

2. Wilson KIPSANG 00:27:53

3. Haile GEBRSELASSIE 00:28:00

4. Stephen MOKOKA 00:28:12

5. Sergiy LEBID 00:28:28

6. Suehiro ISHIKAWA 00:28:56

7. Jonny MELLOR 00:29:21

8. Masakazu FUJIWARA 00:29:32

9. Stephen SCULLION 00:29:48

10. Meles OKBAZGHI 00:29:48

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