Mo Farah in good mood, last race prior to Rio

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Farah in good mood


LONDON (GBR): Olympic and World winner Mo Farah confirmed that 5000 m on Saturday will be his last race before the Rio Olympics and the double gold medallist from London 2012 was upbeat about his preparations leading up to the Olympic Games. "Everything has gone well and I'm on the right step, it's crazy to think that in three weeks' time it is the Olympics. It would be nice to win the race, but most importantly respect the guys and see what I can come away with. It's my last race, and in the past I've always competed well in my last races before big championships and it gives me a massive boost." He also said per BBC that he feels sympathy for the clean Russian athletes unable to compete at the Rio Olympics but says countries have to follow the rules and that he only wants to run against clean athletes. Express.co.uk is citing him about coming Olympics: "People always think, oh Mo will double up, he's going to win the two golds, but it won't be that easy. I have just got to do 10,000m, get through that and then once I've got that out the way, come back for the heats of the 5,000 and hopefully make it to the final." In response to reports of Kenyan long distance runners who are preparing to act as a team to beat Farah, he answered: "Let's bring it!"

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