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London Olympics 2012: Michigan's Dathan Ritzenhein Finishes 13th In Men's 10,000m; U.S. Takes Silver

The United States picked up another medal on Saturday -- a silver in the men's 10,000m event. Galen Rupp took second place in the race, trailing Mo Farah. Rupp had a time of 27:30.90, while Farah finished 27:30.42. Tariku Bekele took third place and a bronze medal for Ethiopia with a time of 27:31.43.

Farah joins fellow British track stars Jessica Ennis and Greg Rutherford, who took the heptathlon and the long jump, respectively. Farah is the first British athlete ever to win gold in the men's 10,000m. Rupp's medal is actually the third ever medal won by an American in this event in 100 years. It's the first U.S. medal in the event since 1964, according to SB Nation.

Rupp and Farah were hanging around fifth place until the final lap, when Farah and Rupp turned it on big time and cleared the final lap in just about 54 seconds.

Michigan native Dathan Ritzenhein finished 13th in the race, obviously not earning a medal, but as a three-time Olympian, he has a lot to be proud of. His finishing time was 27:56.67.

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