Mo Farah

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Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah (born 23 March 1983)[1] is an Somali-British middle and long-distance runner who holds the European record in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres.

Farah was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. He spent his early childhood living in Somaliland and Djibouti.[2] He moved to England when he was eight. He lives in both London and Portland, Orgeon, United States.

In the 2012 Olympics he won gold in the 10,000 metres and the 5,000 metres. In the 2011 world championships he won gold in the 5,000 meters and silver in the 10,000 meters.[3] He won the 5,000 m and 10,000 m again at the World Championship in Moscow.Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah (born 23 March 1983)[1] is an Somali-British middle and long-distance runner who holds the European record in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres.

Farah was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. He spent his early childhood living in Somaliland and Djibouti.[4] He moved to England when he was eight. He lives in both London and Portland, Orgeon, United States. Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah (born 23 March 1983)[1] is an Somali-British middle and long-distance runner who holds the European record in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres.

Farah was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. He spent his early childhood living in Somaliland and Djibouti.[5] He moved to England when he was eight. He lives in both London and Portland, Orgeon, United States.

In the 2012 Olympics he won gold in the 10,000 metres and the 5,000 metres. In the 2011 world championships he won gold in the 5,000 meters and silver in the 10,000 meters.[6] He won the 5,000 m and 10,000 m again at the World Championship in Moscow.

In the 2012 Olympics he won gold in the 10,000 metres and the 5,000 metres. In the 2011 world championships he won gold in the 5,000 meters and silver in the 10,000 meters.[7] He won the 5,000 m and 10,000 m again at the World Championship in Moscow.iMohamed Muktar Jama Farah (born 23 March 1983)[1] is an Somali-British middle and long-distance runner who holds the European record in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres.

Farah was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. He spent his early childhood living in Somaliland and Djibouti.[8] He moved to England when he was eight. He lives in both London and Portland, Orgeon, United States.

In the 2012 Olympics he won gold in the 10,000 metres and the 5,000 metres. In the 2011 world championships he won gold in the 5,000 meters and silver in the 10,000 meters.[9] He won the 5,000 m and 10,000 m again at the World Championship in Moscow.Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah (born 23 March 1983)[1] is an Somali-British middle and long-distance runner who holds the European record in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres.

Farah was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. He spent his early childhood living in Somaliland and Djibouti.[10] He moved to England when he was eight. He lives in both London and Portland, Orgeon, United States. Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah (born 23 March 1983)[1] is an Somali-British middle and long-distance runner who holds the European record in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres.

Farah was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. He spent his early childhood living in Somaliland and Djibouti.[11] He moved to England when he was eight. He lives in both London and Portland, Orgeon, United States.

In the 2012 Olympics he won gold in the 10,000 metres and the 5,000 metres. In the 2011 world championships he won gold in the 5,000 meters and silver in the 10,000 meters.[12] He won the 5,000 m and 10,000 m again at the World Championship in Moscow.

In the 2012 Olympics he won gold in the 10,000 metres and the 5,000 metres. In the 2011 world championships he won gold in the 5,000 meters and silver in the 10,000 meters.[13] He won the 5,000 m and 10,000 m again at the World Championship in Moscow.i

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Athletes". iaaf.org. http://www.iaaf.org/athletes/biographies/letter=0/athcode=179892/index.html. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  2. Mo Farah (2013). Twin Ambitions - My Autobiography. Hachette UK. pp. 5–7. ISBN 9781444779592 . http://books.google.com.au/books?id=W9NgPRdHAjUC.
  3. Mo Farah wins Olympic 10,000m gold for Great Britain retrieved 26 May 2013
  4. Mo Farah (2013). Twin Ambitions - My Autobiography. Hachette UK. pp. 5–7. ISBN 9781444779592 . http://books.google.com.au/books?id=W9NgPRdHAjUC.
  5. Mo Farah (2013). Twin Ambitions - My Autobiography. Hachette UK. pp. 5–7. ISBN 9781444779592 . http://books.google.com.au/books?id=W9NgPRdHAjUC.
  6. Mo Farah wins Olympic 10,000m gold for Great Britain retrieved 26 May 2013
  7. Mo Farah wins Olympic 10,000m gold for Great Britain retrieved 26 May 2013
  8. Mo Farah (2013). Twin Ambitions - My Autobiography. Hachette UK. pp. 5–7. ISBN 9781444779592 . http://books.google.com.au/books?id=W9NgPRdHAjUC.
  9. Mo Farah wins Olympic 10,000m gold for Great Britain retrieved 26 May 2013
  10. Mo Farah (2013). Twin Ambitions - My Autobiography. Hachette UK. pp. 5–7. ISBN 9781444779592 . http://books.google.com.au/books?id=W9NgPRdHAjUC.
  11. Mo Farah (2013). Twin Ambitions - My Autobiography. Hachette UK. pp. 5–7. ISBN 9781444779592 . http://books.google.com.au/books?id=W9NgPRdHAjUC.
  12. Mo Farah wins Olympic 10,000m gold for Great Britain retrieved 26 May 2013
  13. Mo Farah wins Olympic 10,000m gold for Great Britain retrieved 26 May 2013