Mohammed AmanMoscow – Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia won a gold medal in the 800m here today in a season best time of 1:43.31.

Nick Symmonds of the United States finished second (1:43.55) with Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti coming in third place (1:43.76.

This marks the first time that Ethiopia has won a medal in the 800m in these championships.

Aman’s gold takes Ethiopia’s medal tally to 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze.

POS BIB ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK
Details 1 414 Mohammed AMAN ETH 1:43.31 SB
Details 2 1169 Nick SYMMONDS USA 1:43.55 SB
Details 3 343 Ayanleh SOULEIMAN DJI 1:43.76
Details 4 863 Marcin LEWANDOWSKI POL 1:44.08 SB
Details 5 498 Andrew OSAGIE GBR 1:44.36 SB
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