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Athletics Weekly - - Commonwealth Games -

Games record: 8:10.44 Jonathan Ndiku (KEN) 2014

De­fend­ing cham­pion: Ndiku 8:10.44

Home na­tions in­ter­est: Ieuan Thomas, Jon Hop­kins (WAL); Adam Kirk-Smith (NIR)

AW’s pre­dic­tion: 1 Cons­es­lus Kipruto (KEN); 2 Amos Kirui (KEN); 3 Abra­ham Kibi­wott (KEN)

Did you know? Eng­land won gold medals in the first two run­nings of this event but haven’t won it since 1934 although it was re­moved from the Games from 1938-58.

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