Exeter Harrier runner Jo Pavey came in seventh in tonight's 5,000 metre final at the Olympic Stadium. She and her team-mate Julia Bleasdale, who finished eighth, were setting the pace with just five laps to go but then dropped down the field. Ethiopia's Meseret Defar claimed gold.
Honiton's Jo Pavey finished seventh in the women's 10,000m final at the Olympic Stadium tonight. The race was won by Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba in a time of 30:20:75. The Exeter Harriers runner came in at 30:53:20 - a personal best. Her Team GB team-mate Julia Bleasdale came in eighth.