Olympic Glories Came From Turkey and Bahrain

LONDON: Asli Cakir Alptekin led a shock 1-2 for Turkey by winning the gold medal in 4:10:23, handing her country a first-ever gold medal in track and field, in women's 1,500m final at the Olympic Stadium.
Bulut, who also took European silver behind Alptekin in Helsinki and has improved her time in the event by almost 15 seconds this season, took silver in 4:10.40.
With a bronze medal, Maryam Yusuf Jamal last night gave Bahrain its first Olympics medal.
Maryam claimed the bronze a further 0.34 of a second adrift.

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