Bekele beaten over 5,000 meters Welcome! › Forums › Running Forum › Bekele beaten over 5,000 meters This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Ryan 12 years, 5 months ago. Author Posts June 2, 2006 at 10:32 pm #5254 RyanKeymaster Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele's hopes of a Golden League clean sweep in the distance events were ended when the world record holder was beaten by Kenyan Isaac Songok. Songok, who was 10th at the world championships last year, took command of the race with 200 metres to go, winning in 12 minutes 55.79 seconds, a world-leading performance. Bekele failed to muster his devastating kick and was a distant second in 12:58.22 seconds. ESPN.com article Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.