Mo Farah

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Sir Mohamed Farah
CBE
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Farah at the 2016 Olympics podium wi his twa gowd medals
Personal information
Birth nameMohamed Muktar Jama Farah
NationalityGreat Breetain
Born (1983-03-23) 23 Mairch 1983 (age 36)[1]
Mogadishu, Somalie
MonumentsGowd Postboxes Isleworth, Lunnon; Teddington, Lunnon
Madame Tussauds London waux sculptur in Marylebone
ResidencePortland, Oregon, U.S.[2]
ThriftRinner
Years active1996–2017
Hicht1.71 m (5 ft 7​14 in)[3]
Wecht9 st 6 lb (60 kg)[3]
Spoose(s)Tania Nell
Wabsteidwww.mofarah.com
Sport
SportTrack an Field
Event(s)1500 m, 3000 m, 5000 m, 10,000 m, Hauf marathon, Marathon
Varsity teamSt Mary's University College Twickenham London
ClubNewham and Essex Beagles, Lunnon
Nike Oregon Project, Portland
Coached biCharles Van Commenee[4]
Alan Storey[5]
Alan Watkinson[6]
Alberto Salazar[7]
Ian Stewart (umwhile)[8]
Achievements an teetles
Personal best(s)1500 metres: 3:28.81 AR[9]
3000 metres: 7:32.62 NR[9]
Indoor 3000 m: 7:33.1i NR[9]
2-mile: 8:07.85 AR[9]
Induir 2-mile: 8:03.40i WR[9]
5000 metres: 12:53.11 NR[9]
Induir 5000 m: 13:09.16i AR[9]
10,000 metres: 26:46.57 AR[9]
Hauf marathon: 59:32 AR[9]
Marathon: 2:08:21[9]

Sir Mohamed Muktar Jama "Mo" Farah, CBE (Somali: Maxamed Mukhtaar Jaamac Faarax; born 23 Mairch 1983) is a Breetish distance rinner.[10] On the track, he maistly competes ower 5000 metres an 10,000 metres, but haes rin competitively frae 1500 metres tae the marathon.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Athletes". iaaf.org. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  2. "BBC Sport – Athletics – Mo Farah changes coach to assist Olympic preparation". BBC News. 18 February 2011. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mo Farah. "Twin Ambitions – My Autobiography". Books.google.com. p. 250. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  4. Charles Van Commenee – The Gordon Poole Agency Ltd. Gordonpoole.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2015.
  5. The world is at Farah's feet as guru helps him go the distance | Athletics | Sport. The Independent (15 March 2009). Retrieved on 14 December 2015.
  6. The Education Show 2016 – Alan Watkinson at The Education Show 2015. Education-show.com. Retrieved on 14 December 2015.
  7. Gladwell, Malcolm and Nicholas Thompson Mo Farah, Usain Bolt and the World Championships New Yorker. 7 September 2015
  8. Greechan, John (4 June 2016). "Mo Farah should be chasing Olympic gold not world records, says former world champion Ian Stewart | Daily Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 All-Athletics. "Profile of Mo Farah".
  10. Lindstrom, Sieg. "Sir Mo Farah | British athlete". Britannica.com. Retrieved 19 July 2016.