8 August 2012 Last updated at 00:22

Olympic athletics: Taoufik Makhloufi storms to 1500m gold

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi storms to gold in the men's 1500m race to win the first global title of his career.

Makhloufi finished in a time of three minutes 34.08 seconds, racing away from American Leonel Manzano who took silver in 3:47.79, with Moroccan Abdalaati Iguider in bronze.

Makhloufi was reinstated in the Games on Monday, having been disqualified for not trying in his 800m heat.

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