London 2012: Algeria's Makhloufi wins Olympic 1500 gold

London 2012: Algeria's Makhloufi wins Olympic 1500 gold
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Published August 7th, 2012 - 22:58 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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Algeria's Toufik Makhloufi wins gold medal
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Leonel Manzano
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Matthew Centrowitz

Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the men's 1,500-meter run.

Leonel Manzano of the United States took the silver and the bronze went to Abdalaati Iguider of Morocco.

American Matthew Centrowitz missed out on a medal by 0.04 of a second, finishing fourth behind Iguider.

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