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Rashid Ramzi wins gold in men’s 1500 meters

Rashid Ramzi from Bahrain has won the gold medal in the 1500 meters.
Asbel Kipruto Kiprop from Kenya won the silver medal and New Zealand’s Nicholas Willis won the bronze.

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