Men's Elite Race (Gebremeskel 13:11) - 2012 Carlsbad 5000

Men's Elite Race (Gebremeskel 13:11) - 2012 Carlsbad 5000

Ethiopia's Dejen Gebremeskel defended his Carlsbad 5000 title on Sunday over a world-class field in a time of 13:11. Seventeen-year-old Hagos Gebrhiwet was second three seconds behind his countryman while early leader Eliud Kipchoge finished third. Men's Results: 1. Dejen Gebremeskel (ETH), 13:11 2. Hagos Gebrhiwet, 17, ETH, 13:14 3. Eliud Kipchoge (KEN), 13:14 4. Tariku Bekele (ETH), 13:16 5. John Kipkoech (KEN), 13:24 6. Alistair Cragg (IRL), 13:26 7. Ryan Gregson (AUS), 13:39 8. Haron Lagat (KEN), 13:39 9. Andy Vernon (GBR), 13:40 10. Juan Carlos Romero (MEX), 13:48