[Yeshnil Karan warming up before the 5000m.[Pic:FASANOC/Facebook]
Team Fiji’s long-distance runner Yeshnil Karan did not finish [DNF] his first 5000 meters race at the Commonwealth Games this morning due to muscle fatigue.
He started the race well and kept up with the pace for 1600m before pulling out after the sixth lap.
Karan and India’s Avinash Mukund Sable both had DNF beside their names.
Solomon Island’s Rosefelo Siosi finished the race with a season’s best time.
Meanwhile, Jacob Kiplimo of Uganda won gold in the event beating Nicholas Kipkorir Kimeli and Jacob Krop of Kenya.