Sir Mo Farah Double Olympic, World & European Champion

Long Distance
Sir Mo Farah
Profile
  • Nationality: GBR
  • Place of birth: Mogadishu, Somalia
  • DOB: 23rd March 1983
  • Coach: Alberto Salazar
Personal Bests
  • 1500m: 3:28.81 AR
  • 3000m: 7:32.62 NR
  • 2 miles (i): 8:03.40 WR
  • 5000m: 12:53.11 NR
  • 10,000m: 26:46.57 AR
  • Half Marathon: 59:32 AR
Career Highlights
  • 2017 European Indoor 5000m Record
  • 2016 Olympic Games, 5000m & 10,000m CHAMPION
  • 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships BRONZE
  • 2015 IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m & 10,000m CHAMPION
  • 2015 European Half Marathon Record
  • 2015 World Indoor 2 miles Record
  • 2014 Euopean T&F Championships, 5000m & 10,000m CHAMPION
  • 2013 IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m & 10,000m CHAMPION
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 5000m & 10,000m CHAMPION
  • 2012 European T&F Championships, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2011 IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m, CHAMPION
  • 2011 IAAF World T&F Championships, 10,000m, SILVER
  • 2011 European Indoor Championships, 3000m, CHAMPION
  • 2010 European T&F Championships, 5000m & 10,000m CHAMPION
  • 2009 European Cross Country Championships, SILVER
  • 2009 European Indoor Championships, 3000m, CHAMPION
  • 2008 European Cross Country, SILVER
  • 2006 European Cross Country CHAMPION
  • 2006 European T&F Championships, 5000m, SILVER
  • 2003 European U23 T&F Championships, 5000m, SILVER
  • 2001 European Junior T&F Championships, 5000m, CHAMPION
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Biography

2017:
IAAF World Indoor Tour, Birmingham, 5000m, 1st, 13:09.16 AR

2016:
Great North Run, South Shields, Half Marathon, 1st
Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, 5000m, 1st
Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, London, 5000m, 1st, 12:59.29
IAAF Diamond League, Monaco, 1500m, 5th
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, 3000m, 1st, 7:32.62 NR
IAAF Diamond League, Eugene, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, Cardiif, 3rd
IAAF World Indoor Tour, Glasgow, 3000m, 1st
Edinburgh Cross-Country, 2nd

2015:
Great North Run, South Shields, Half Marathon, 1st, 59:22
IAAF World T&F Championships, Beijing, 5000m, 1st
IAAF World T&F Championships, Beijing, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, London, 3000m, 1st, 7:34.66
IAAF Diamond League, Monaco, 1500m, 4th, 3:28.93
IAAF Diamond League, Lausanne, 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Eugene, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Doha, 3000m, 2nd
Lisbon Half Marathon, 1st, 59:32 ER
Birmingham Indoors, 2 miles, 1st, 8:03.40 WR

2014:
Great North Run, South Shields, Half Marathon, 1st, 60:00
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, 2 miles, 1st, 8:07.85
European T&F Championships, Zurich, 5000m, 1st
European T&F Championships, Zurich, 10,000m, 1st
Portland Track Festival, 5000m, 1st
London Marathon, 8th, 2:08:21
New York Half Marathon, 2nd

2013:
Great North Run, South Shields, Half Marathon, 2nd, 60:10
IAAF World T&F Championships, Moscow, 5000m, 1st
IAAF World T&F Championships, Moscow, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, London, 3000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Monaco, 1500m, 2nd, 3:28.81
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, 5000m, 1st
European Team Championships, Gateshead, 5000m, 1st
Prefontaine, Oregon, 5000m, 2nd
Occidental, California, 5000m, 1st
New Orleans Half Marathon, 1st, 60:59
British Indoor Grand Prix, Birmingham, 3000m, 1st

2012:
Great North City Games, Newcastle, 2 Miles, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham, 2 miles, 1st
Olympic Games, London, 5000m, 1st
OLYMPIC Games, London, 10,000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, London, 5000m, 1st
European Championships, Helsinki, 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Eugene, 5000m, 1st 12:56.98
Bupa 10k, London, 1st
IAAF World Indoor T&F Championships, 3000m, 4th
Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix, 2 Miles, 2nd, European Record
Boston Indoor Grand Prix, Mile, 4th
Glasgow International Indoor Match, 1500m, 1st

2011:
IAAF World 5000m Champion
IAAF World T&F Championships 10,000m, SIlver Medalist
IAAF Diamond League, London 3000m, 1st
UK 5000m Champion
IAAF Diamond League, Monaco 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Birmingham 5000m, 1st
IAAF Diamond League, Eugene, 10,000m, 1st, 26:46.57, European Record
London 10k, 1st
New York Half Marathon Champion
European Indoor 3000m Champion
Birmingham Indoor Meeting, 5000m, 1st, 13:10.60 AR
Boston Indoor Meeting, 3000m, 2nd
Edinburgh Cross Country, 1st

2010:
Bolzano 10k, 2nd
IAAF Diamond League, Zurich 5000m, 12:57.94 NR
IAAF Diamond League, London, 3000m, 2nd
European 5000m & 10,000m Champion
European Team Challenge, 5000m, 1st
European Cup 10,000m, 1st, 27:28.86
London 10km, 1st, 27:43 NR
IAAF World Cross Country, 21st
British World Cross Country Trials, 1st

2009:
Bolzano 10k, 3rd
European Cross Country Championships, Silver Medallist
Cross de l’Acier, 5th
Great South Run, 10 Miles, 1st
Great North Mile, 2nd
IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m, 7th
IAAF Super Grand Prix, Monaco 1500m, 3:33.98
IAAF Super Grand Prix, London 5000m, 1st
Torino 3000m, 2nd
London 10k, 1st, 27:50 NR
European Indoor 3000m Champion
Birmingham Indoor Meeting, 3000m, 1st, 7:34.47 NIR
UK Indoor 1500m Champion
Glasgow Indoor International, 3000m, 1st, 7:40.99 NR

2008:
European Cross Country Championships, 2nd
Cross de l’Acier, 4th
Great North Run Mile Champion
IAAF World Athletics Final, 3000m, 9th
IAAF Golden League, Brussels 5000m, 4th
IAAF Grand Prix, Gateshead 3000m, 5th
IAAF Super Grand Prix, Monaco 3000m, 8th 7:39.55
IAAF Super Grand Prix, London 3000m, 6th
British Olympic Trials, 1500m, 2nd
European Cup 5000m Champion
St. Mary’s Classic 1500m, 1st
London 10k, 3rd
Stanford 10,000m, 27:44.54
IAAF World Indoor T&F Championships, 3000m, 6th
Birmingham Indoor Meeting, 2 Miles, 6th

2007:
Great North 3k, 1st
IAAF World Athletics Final 3000m, 3rd
IAAF World Athletics Final 5000m, 7th
IAAF Golden League, Zurich 3000m, 5th
IAAF World T&F Championships, 5000m, 6th
IAAF Super Grand Prix, London, 2 Miles, 2nd
AAA’s 5000m Champion
IAAF Grand Prix, Sheffield 3000m, 6th
Great Manchester 10k, 3rd, 28:07
IAAF World Cross Country Championships, 12k, 11th
European Indoor T&F Championships, 3000m, 5th
Birmingham Indoor Meeting, Mile, 1st
GB Indoor 3000m Champion
Edinburgh Cross Country 4k, 2nd
Amorebieta Cross Country, 6th

2006:
Finn Valley 5k, 1st, 13:30, British Record
European Cross Country Champion
Cross de l’Acier, Dunkirk, 1st
Great North Road Mile, 1st
IAAF World Athletics Final, 3000m, 12th
IAAF Grand Prix, Zagreb 3000m, 3rd 7:38.15
IAAF Grand Prix, Rieti 1500m, 3:38.02
GB/USA/Russia/China Match, 3000m, 2nd
European Championships, 5000m SILVER MEDALLIST
Heusden 5000m, 6th, 13:09.40
GBR T&F Championships, 5000m, 2nd
European Cup 3000m, 2nd
BMC Solihill 1500m, 1st
IAAF Grand Prix, Gateshead 3000m, 7:45.25
IAAF Grand Prix, Eugene Mile, 7th
Healthy Kidney 10k, New York 2nd 28:27
IAAF World Cross Country Championships, 4k, 40th
Commonwealth Games 5000m, 9th
Melbourne 5000m, 1st
Mayoral Mile, New Zealand, 3rd 3:58.45
Hobart 5000m, 4th

2005:
Venta de Banos Cross Country, 6th
European Cross-Country Championships, 21st
UKA European Cross Country Trials, 1st
Cabbage Patch 10 miles, 1st
IAAF Golden League, Zurich U23 1500m, 3:38.62
BMC London, Mile, 1st 3:56.49
European U23 T&F Championships, 5000m 2nd
European Cup 3000m, 2nd
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 12k, 37th (5th European)
European Indoor T&F Championships, 3000m, 6th
GBR Indoor 3000m Champion, 7:56.86

2004:
Nike Run London 10k, 3rd 28:58
GBR European Cross Country Trials, 1st

2003:
IAAF Super Grand Prix, London 5000m, 13:38.41
BAL Windsor 800m, 1:48.69
European U23 Championships 5000m, 2nd
Windsor 1500m, 2nd 3:43.17
UK 3000m Indoor Champion
National Junior (Under 21) Cross Country Champion

2002:
UK Junior World Cross Country Trial Winner

2001:
European Junior Cross Country Silver Medallist
Reebok Cross Country Challenge, Margate, 1st Junior
Reebok Cross Country Challenge, Birmingham, 1st Junior
European Junior 5000m Champion

2000:
World Junior Championships 5000m, 10th
UK Under 17 Cross Country Champion
World Junior Cross Country Championships, 25th

1999:
European Junior Cross Country Championships, 5th
European Junior Cross Country Championships, Team Gold Medallist