He was there just to rabbit the race, but ended up winning it.
He was the first non-Kenyan male to win in 20 years.
He did it in Seoul, South Korea.
He first professional victory was in the 1998 edition of the race.
Due to unseasonably high temps, the finishing times were significantly slower than in the past.
Steeplechase finalist Jamel Chatbi withdrew before today’s final. And the first positive drug test goes to … the lucky Jamel