Men's 10,000m Final – 1st place Olympic Gold Completed in 27:05. 17 minutes
Farah is the two times Olympic Champion in the Men's 10,000m Final race. The success of this race makes Mo the first British Track and Field Athlete to achieve three Olympic Titles.
The Somalian born distance runner shared his emotions following his success, 'Once you've fallen it's hard to get back up and win'. Mo's Career has been on a high since 2010 when he took the title of European track and field in the 5000m and 10,000m races. Farah's historic performance at London 2012 achieving gold in both the 5K and 10K. Mo will be back in action to defend his 5,000m Olympic title on Sunday 21st August after securing his place in the final.
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