Mo Farah No way to describe gold - Farah

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

12 Aug 12

Jessica Ennis British athletics' finest hour

Team GB

5 Aug 12

Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford rewrote the record books in what was Great British athletics' finest hour, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce

Mo Farah Farah wins Olympic 10,000m gold

Team GB

4 Aug 12

Mo Farah becomes the first Briton to win Olympic 10,000m gold with a tremendous victory in the Olympic Stadium.

Galen Rupp Rupp clinches long distance crown

Team USA

29 Jun 12

Galen Rupp wins the 5,000m race to secure the first men's long distance double at the US Olympic trials for 60 years.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Farah GBR 27:30.42
2 Rupp USA 27:30.90
3 Bekele ETH 27:31.43
View full results for Men's 10,000m

Head to Head

Mo Farah vs Christopher Thompson

Mo Farah

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

London 2012 medals

2

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

27:30.42 Men's 10,000m

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

58kg

Age

32

Christopher Thompson

Christopher Thompson Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

29:06.14 Men's 10,000m

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

67kg

Age

34

View the London 2012 medallist table