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American Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp ran the year’s fastest 10,000 meters to break his national record at the opening session of the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Friday.

With British Olympic gold medalist and training partner Mo Farah cheering him on, Rupp powered home in 26 minutes, 44.36 seconds to defeat Kenyan world bronze medalist Paul Tanui by five seconds at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field, his home track.

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