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Mo Farah of Britain wins men's 5,000 at the world championships; Bernard Lagat takes silver
DAEGU, South Korea (AP) ' Mo Farah of Britain held off Bernard Lagat of the United States to win the men's 5,000 meters Sunday at the world championships.
Farah, who took the silver in the 10,000 last weekend, won in 13 minutes, 23.36 seconds.
Lagat was second, 0.28 seconds back. Imane Merga of Ethiopia won the bronze in 13:23.78.
Defending champion Kenenisa Bekele withdrew after dropping out of the 10,000.