: Ethiopian running star Haile Gebrselassie won the Great Manchester Run on Sunday in the fastest 10 kilometres time of the year.
The 39-year-old clocked 27min 39sec to claim his fifth victory on the streets of Manchester and then turned his attention to booking his place at his fifth Olympic Games.
The Ethiopian missed out on a place in the marathon at London 2012, but has his sights on competing over the 10,000m.
“I am so happy today, everything was perfect,” he said.
“I am not surprised to run that fast.
“I wanted to run under 27 minutes.
In the women's race, Kenya's Linet Masai, the former world 10,000m champion, took victory in 31min 35sec. — AFP