Makhloufi wins gold in 1500m

Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi won the gold medal in the men's 1500m at the London Olympics.

Makhloufi, who on Monday was reinstated to the Olympics after being excluded for not trying in the 800m heats, won in 3 minutes 34.08 seconds.

The United States' Leonel Manzano took silver and Morocco's Abdalatif Iguider won bronze.