Gold medalConseslus KIPRUTO (KEN) 5:28.65
"With my friend Gilbert, we were dreaming. We wanted to start fast and run together to win the two first medals. It was our tactic. And we tried to keep it. For the last lap, we sprinted. And I was the best. Both of us are happy."
Bronze medal - Zacharia KIPROTICH (UGA) 5:37.98
"The two Kenyans were too strong, but the last 10 metres I just ran and I could cacth the Moroccan at the end. I come from Bakwo, Uganda. I already had races in Tansania, Sudan and Singapore."