Games record: 12:56.41 Augustine Choge (KEN) 2006
Defending champion: Caleb Ndiku (KEN) 13:12.07
Home nations interest: None
AW’s prediction: 1 Joshua Cheptegei (UGA); 2 Nicholas Kipkorir (KEN); 3 Mo Ahmed (CAN)
Did you know? Britain has had eight champions over the years (seven English and one Scottish) but not a single Briton will compete in this event for the first ever time.