Canada’s Moh Ahmed finishes third in 5k race at Diamond League cease in Florence | CBC Sports activities

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Canadian Moh Ahmed earned a third-place end within the males’s 5,000-metre race on Thursday on the Diamond League meet in Florence, Italy.

The 30-year-old native of St. Catharines, Ont., completed with a season-best time of 12 minutes, 50.12 seconds, ending behind Ethiopia’s Hagos Gebrhiwet who crossed the end line in second with a time of 12:49.02 and Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigsten who gained with a time of 12:48.45.

Toronto native Justyn Knight completed in fifth with a time of 12:51.93, which is a private greatest for the 24-year-old, who did not race in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WATCH | Norway’s Ingebrigsten wins 5k, Canada’s Ahmed secures podium end:

Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigsten set a European file within the males’s 5,000-metre race on the Diamond League meet in Florence Italy, with a time of 12:48.45. Mohammed Ahmed of St. Catharines, Ont., completed in third. 17:19 

Fellow Torontonian Gabriela Debues-Stafford positioned fourth within the ladies’s 1500-metre race with a season-best time of 4 minutes, 0.46 seconds. Forward of her was Nice Britian’s Laura Muir, who completed third with a time of three:55.59, Kenya’s Religion Kipyegon, who positioned second with a time of three:53.91, and the Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan, who gained with a meet file time of three:53.63.

Quebec Metropolis native Jean-Simon Desgangés completed in thirteenth place in his 3,000-metre steeplechase debut, with a time of 8 minutes, 39.47 seconds.

WATCH | Dutch runner Sifan Hassan units meet file in ladies’s 1500m:

4 days after breaking the ladies’s 10,000-metre world file, Dutch runner Sifan Hassan gained the ladies’s 1,500-metre race on the Diamond League occasion in Florence, Italy with a time of three:53.63. Toronto’s Gabriela Debues-Stafford completed in fourth place with a season-best time of 4:00.46. 8:58 

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