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Alsi Cakir Alptekin wins 1,500m

Updated: August 10, 2012, 4:42 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Alsi Cakir Alptekin led Gamze Bulut in a 1-2 finish for Turkey in the Olympic women's 1,500-meters Friday night.

European champion Alptekin, who served a two-year suspension for doping after the 2004 world junior championships, won the gold medal in 4 minutes, 10.23 seconds, and Bulut took silver in 4:10.40. Two-time world champion Maryam Jamal of Bahrain won the bronze medal in 4:10.74.

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