Mo Farah Great Britain & N. Ireland
One to watch

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

23 Mar 1983

Height

1.65m

Weight

58kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 0

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ATHLETICS

Biography

Competed in: ATHLETICSAthletics

The Somalia-born athlete has become a global force since a disappointing Olympic debut in Beijing

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Demonstrating the robot

Mo Farah urges pupils to 'graft and work hard'

Fresh from the amazing summer that saw Mo Farah become a double Olympic gold medallist, the athlete returns to his old school in Feltham to answer questions from School Reporters.

26 Sep 12

Mo Farah No way to describe gold - Farah

Men's 5000m

12 Aug 12

Mo Farah says there is "no way to describe" becoming a double Olympic champion after his 5,000m triumph.

Mo Farah Farah claims second Olympic gold

Men's 5000m

11 Aug 12

Mo Farah wins his second gold of London 2012, adding the 5,000m to the 10,000m title he won in the Olympic Stadium last week.

Mo Farah Farah progresses to 5,000m final

Men's 5000m

8 Aug 12

Great Britain's Mo Farah is third in his 5,000m heat, qualifying for the final as he goes for double Olympic gold.

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Results for Mo Farah

Date Event Rank Mark
11 Aug Men's 5000m Final 1 gold 13:41.66
8 Aug Men's 5000m Round 1, Heat 1 3 13:26.00
4 Aug Men's 10,000m Final 1 gold 27:30.42

Head to Head

Mo Farah vs Nick Mccormick

Mo Farah

Mo Farah One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

2

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

13:41.66 Men's 5000m

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

58kg

Age

31

Nick Mccormick

Nick Mccormick Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

13:25.70 Men's 5000m

Height

1.88m (6'2")

Weight

70kg

Age

33

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