7 August 20:31 (BST)

AT: CRIPPA (ITA) - bronze in the men's 10,000m

BERLIN - Comments from Yemaneberhan CRIPPA (ITA) after winning bronze in the men's 10,000m in 28 minutes 12.15 seconds at the Berlin Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

Yemaneberhan CRIPPA (ITA) - silver

On winning his first senior championships medal:

"I'm very happy as this is my first medal in a senior championships.

"After training so hard, I am pleased all went according to plan. This was the result of a very long and hard preparation.

"But I can't celebrate yet, I still have to run the 5000m on Saturday. Hopefully, I will be able to take a second medal home.

"There will be time to celebrate at the end of the championships. Maybe I will open a bottle of champagne then."

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