A third medal for the GB team as Davies adds to his 1500m bronze in Taipei
A few days after his medal-winning success in the World University Games 1500m, Jonny Davies secured silver in the 5000m to take the GB team tally to three medals in Taipei, Taiwan.
Britain’s 2015 European under-23 cross country champion clocked 14:02.46 in a race won by France’s Francois Barrer in 14:00.86, holding on for silver ahead of Austria’s Andreas Vojta, who clocked 14:02.65.
On Friday, Davies had run 3:43.99 for 1500m bronze.
“No regrets!” Davies wrote on Twitter. “Silver in the 5000m to go with the bronze in the 1500m.
“Gave everything I had to these champs and learnt loads! Now to relax!”
Serbia’s two-time European under-23 champion Amela Terzic won the 1500m in 4:19.18 as Britain’s Melissa Courtney ran 4:21.14 for fifth.
Mexico’s Jesus Tonatiu Lopez won the 800m in 1:46.06.
Britain’s Gregory Thompson threw 57.52m to place eighth in a discus final won by USA’s Reginald Louis Jagers III with 61.24m.
Czech long jumper Radek Juska leapt out to 8.02m to take the title after his 8.31m national record to qualify for the final. Ukraine’s Oksana Okuneva won the high jump with a 1.97m clearance.
The women’s 4x100m relay was won by Switzerland in 43.81, while the men’s title was claimed by Japan in 38.65. The men’s and women’s 4x400m finals were won by Dominican Republic in 3:04.34 and Poland in 3:26.75 respectively.
Full results can be found here.