Africa Diamond League : Mo Farah, imperial at home

Mo-Farah-meeting-de-birmingham-300x168Mo Farah dominated the 5000 m at the meeting in Birmingham on Sunday. The British of Sudanese origin was reassured after his failure in the early month of June at the stage of the Eugene Diamond League.

In the absence of the Kenyan Edwin Soy who ended his series of 11 straight wins, the Olympic champion dominated the race with a time of 13 minutes 14 seconds and 24 hundredths.

He beat the Ethiopian Yenew Alamirew. “I was the man to beat and I had to give myself up. The conditions were not ideal and the other (the Ethiopians) ran as a team, but in the end I did the job, “he told at the end of his race.

Note the 4th place of Bob Tahri in the 1500m with a time of 3 minutes 36 seconds 87 hundredths.

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