Mo Farah to run at Diamond League opener in Doha

Mo Farah
Mo Farah will open his Diamond League campaign in Doha on May 15

Britain's reigning double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah will open his Diamond League season in Qatar.

The 32-year-old will compete in the 3,000m in the capital Doha on 15 May - the first leg of the 14-series event.

Farah, who has never raced in Doha, said: "I've heard so many great things about the track, the crowd and the competition in Doha.

"There are always very strong fields in the distances so this will be a great early season test on the track for me."

Farah, who won the 5,000 and 10,000 metres double at the 2012 London Olympics, and followed up that with a World double in 2013, will compete against leading rivals from Ethiopia and Kenya.

He will defend his current world titles in both events in August in China.