Best of Rio 2016 Summer Olympics: Track & Field - 10,000m (10 images)

There was a gap of 15 seconds between gold and silver in the Women's 10,000m race as Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana shattered the world-record with a time of 29 minutes, 17.45 seconds.
Updated: Aug. 13, 2016 at 8:57 AM
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Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia races in the Women's 10,000m at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12, 2016. Ayana won gold and set a new world record of 29:17.45. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia races in the Women's 10,000m at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12, 2016. Ayana won gold and set a new world record of 29:17.45. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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From left to right, silver medalist Darya Maslova of Kenya, gold medalist Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia and bronze medalist Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia pose during their medal ceremony for the Women's 10,000m at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12, 2016. Ayana won with a new world record of 29:17.45. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia celebrates as she wins gold and sets a new world record in the Women's 10,000m at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12, 2016. Ayana won with a new world record of 29:17.45. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia poses with a scoreboard after setting a world record in the Women's 10,000 meter in the Olympic Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12, 2016. Ayana set a world record of 29.17.45 to take the gold. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI
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Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia (L) celebrates with Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia after Ayana finishing first and Dibaba won bronze in the Women's 10,000m at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12, 2016. Ayana won with a new world record of 29:17.45. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Runner compete in the Women's 10,000m at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12, 2016. Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia won gold a new world record of 29:17.45. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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