photos from 5000m championship races

World Cup

1977 Miruts Yifter

1979 Miruts Yifter

1981 Eamonn Coghlan *

1985 Doug Padilla *

1989 Said Aouita

1992 Fita Bayisa *

1994 Brahim Lahlafi

1998 Daniel Komen *

2002 Alberto García *

2006 Saif Saaeed Shaheen *

European Championships

1934 Roger Rochard *

1938 Taisto Mäki

1946 Sydney Wooderson

1950 Emil Zatopek

1954 Vladimir Kuts *

1958 Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak

1962 Bruce Tulloh

1966 Michel Jazy *

1969 Ian Stewart

1971 Juha Väätäinen

1974 Brendan Foster

1978 Venanzio Ortis

1982 Thomas Wessinghage *

1986 Jack Buckner *

1990 Salvatore Antibo

1994 Dieter Baumann *

1998 Isaac Viciosa *

2002 Alberto Garcia *

2006 Jesus España *

2010 Mohammed Farah *

Olympic Games

1912 Hannes Kolehmainen

1920 Joseph Guillemont

1924 Paavo Nurmi

1928 Ville Ritola

1932 Lauri Lehtinen

1936 Gunnar Höckert

1948 Gaston Reiff

1952 Emil Zatopek

1956 Vladimir Kuts

1960 Murray Halberg

1964 Robert Schul

1968 Mohamed Gammoudi

1972 Lasse Viren

1976 Lasse Viren

1980 Miruts Yifter

1984 Said Aouita

1988 John Ngugi

1992 Dieter Baumann

1996 Venuste Niyongabo

2000 Million Wolde

2004 Hicham El Guerrouj

2008 Kenenisa Bekele

2012 Mo Farah

World Championships

1983 Eamonn Coghlan

1987 Said Aouita

1991 Yobes Ondieki

1993 Ismael Kirui

1995 Ismael Kirui

1997 Daniel Komen

1999 Salah Hissou

2001 Richard Limo

2003 Eliud Kipchoge

2005 Benjamin Limo

2007 Bernard Lagat

2009 Kenenisa Bekele

2011 Mohamed Farah

2013 Mohamed Farah

Commonwealth Games

1930-1966: 3 Miles

1930 Stan Tomlin *

1934 Wally Beavers *

1938 Cecil Matthews *

1950 Len Eyre *

1954 Chris Chataway *

1958 Murray Halberg

1962 Murray Halberg

1966 Kipchoge Keino *

1970 Ian Stewart

1974 Ben Jipcho

1978 Henry Rono *

1982 David Moorcroft *

1986 Steve Ovett

1990 Andrew Lloyd *

1994 Rob Denmark *

1998 Daniel Komen *

2002 Sammy Kipketer *

2006 Augustine Choge *

2010 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro *