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Bahrain´s Ramzi wins men´s 1,500m gold

Source: Xinhua | 08-19-2008 23:09

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Rashid Ramzi of Bahrain won the Olympic men's 1,500m gold medal in a time of 3:32.94 here on Tuesday. It's the first ever Olympic medal of Bahrain.

Rashid Ramzi of Bahrain crosses the finish line during the men's 1,500m final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 19, 2008. Rashid Ramzi won the gold. (Xinhua/Guo Dayue)
Rashid Ramzi of Bahrain crosses the finish line during the men's 
1,500m final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's 
Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 
19, 2008. Rashid Ramzi won the gold. (Xinhua/Guo Dayue)

Asbel Kipruto Kiprop of Kenya took the silver and Nicholas Willis of New Zealand got the bronze.