Sport Sir Mo Farah's golden moments

23:10  12 august  2017
23:10  12 august  2017 Source:   Press Association

Sir Mo Farah's golden moments

  Sir Mo Farah's golden moments Sir Mo Farah's bid for double golden farewell ended in disappointment on Saturday as he had to settle for silver in the 5,000 metres at the World Championships. The four-time Olympic champion, who won gold for Great Britain in the 10,000m at the London Stadium last Friday, is due to retire from the track at the end of the month - after the Diamond League final in Zurich - to focus on the marathon.

The four-time Olympic champion will turn his attention to the marathon after the World Championships in London next month.

Sir Mo Farah will race for the final time on the track at a major championships when he bids to defend his world 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles in London. Another two gold medals would take the four-time Olympic champion’ s total of global titles to 11 and continue his unprecedented spell of long-distance

Mo Farah, front right, missed out on gold in the 5000m: 2017 IAAF World Championships - Day Nine - London Stadium © PA WIRE 2017 IAAF World Championships - Day Nine - London Stadium

Sir Mo Farah's bid for double golden farewell ended in disappointment on Saturday as he finished his track career with silver in the 5,000 metres at the World Championships.

The four-time Olympics champion, who won gold for Great Britain in the 10,000 metres at the London Stadium last Friday, will now turn his attention to the marathon.

Here, Press Association Sport looks back at the 34-year-old's 10 global golds:

2011 World Championships, Daegu - 5,000m

Having been pipped at the line by the unknown Ethiopian Ibrahim Jeilan in the 10,000m days earlier, Farah upgraded his silver to gold over the shorter distance, holding off a late charge from American Bernard Lagat.

Sir Mo Farah in numbers

  Sir Mo Farah in numbers Sir Mo Farah added another gold medal to his collection on Friday night as he crossed first in the 10,000 metres at the World Championships in London. Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at the distance runner's illustrious career in numbers. 2 - Farah won an Olympic "double-double", with gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 metres at both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games.3 - He is going for the "triple-double" in World Championships. He won 5,000 and 10,000 gold in 2013 and 2015. He is halfway there in London.

Sir Mo Farah will race for the final time on the track at a major championships when he bids to defend his world 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles in London. Another two gold medals would take the four-time Olympic champion’ s total of global titles to 11 and continue his unprecedented spell of

Sir Mo Farah will race for the final time on the track at a major championships when he bids to defend his world 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles in London. Another two gold medals would take the four-time Olympic champion’ s total of global titles to 11 and continue his unprecedented spell of

2012 Olympic Games, London - 10,000m

Farah completed 'Super Saturday' for Great Britain by winning the third of three home gold medals in the Olympic Stadium in one night, kicking away down the home straight to roars from the crowd.

2012 Olympic Games, London - 5,000m

Farah became just the seventh man in Olympic history to achieve the illustrious 5,000m and 10,000m double, resisting a late attack from Ethiopian Dejen Gebremeskel.

2013 World Championships, Moscow - 10,000m

He gained revenge on Jeilan by powering down the home straight to hold off the Ethiopian and claim the only global crown missing from his collection.

2013 World Championships, Moscow - 5,000m

Farah completed the double-double, two world titles to go with his twin Olympic crowns, kicking with 650m to go and holding off a host of challengers down the home straight.

No room for error as Sir Mo Farah eyes golden double

  No room for error as Sir Mo Farah eyes golden double Sir Mo Farah admitted his quest for double World Championship gold will be tough as he looks for the fairytale farewell. The four-time Olympic champion goes for glory in the 5,000 metres while Jamaica's sprint king Usain Bolt will also bow out of competition after the 4x100m relay in London on Saturday. Farah, who races at 8.20pm, is wary of the competition - which includes Kenyan-born American Paul Chelimo who came second behind him in the 5,000m at the Rio Olympics last year.

Sir Mo Farah will race for the final time on the track at a major championships when he bids to defend his world 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles in London. Another two gold medals would take the four-time Olympic champion’ s total of global titles to 11 and continue his unprecedented spell of

Sir Mo Farah will race for the final time on the track at a major championships when he bids to defend his world 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles in London. Another two gold medals would take the four-time Olympic champion’ s total of global titles to 11 and continue his unprecedented spell of

2015 World Championships, Beijing - 10,000m

He put a summer of speculation and rumour behind him to again prove unbeatable on the track, bursting away from the twin Kenyan challenge of Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor and Paul Tanui down the home straight.

2015 World Championships, Beijing - 5,000m

Helped by the slow early pace, he racked up a seventh straight global title and completed the 'triple double', surging past spent Kenyan Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku to take the victory.

2016 Olympic Games, Rio - 10,000m

Farah recovered from a fall after being tripped by training partner Galen Rupp to become the first British track and field athlete to win three Olympic gold medals.

2016 Olympic Games, Rio - 5,000m

Farah avoided any such drama and pulled clear down the home straight, holding off the challenge of American Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Ethiopian Hagos Gebrhiwet to become only the second man after Lasse Viren to retain Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m titles.

2017 World Championships, London - 10,000m

This may go down as Farah's greatest success. Tested from the off, he looked to be in trouble at times but found it in him to do the hard yards and then kick for victory on the home straight.

Sir Mo Farah 'a little beaten up' but will be ready for 5,000m final .
Sir Mo Farah vowed he will be ready for the 5,000 metres final despite admitting he is feeling the pain. The 34-year-old finished second in his heat on Wednesday in 13 minutes 30.18 seconds and is now eyeing Saturday's final.Farah has already won the 10,000m, securing Great Britain's only medal of the World Championships so far.Farah shrugged off a knee injury and a cut leg, having been spiked in his 10,000m triumph, and will be fit to race again ahead of his planned track retirement later this month. "I'm going to do it. You'll see me at the start line. I just have to recover," he said.

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