2017 London Diary: Mo Farah wins 3000m at Muller Anniversary Games


Mo Farah has won all major championship 5000 meters that he has entered on the track since 2011, when he won the 5000 meters in Daegu, South Korea. In 2011, Mo Farah finished a close second in the 10,000 meters, and began his winning streak over 10,000 meters at the London Olympics.

His return to London five years later, at the World Championships in London, will be the swan song of Mo Farah's track career. Mo Farah will be competing in both the 10,000 meters, and 5,000 meters, we surmise. On July 9, Mo Farah won the 3000 meters at the Muller Anniversary Games in 7:35, with a 2:25 last 1000 meters and a final 400 meters in just over 53 seconds

That is Mo Farah. He runs the fastest last 1000 meters, 800 meters and 400 meters in the business in distance races. Issue is, so many of his competitors have more than a healthy wariness of Mo Farah, that they let him run his race, instead of trying to disrupt said racing. Truth is, if a competitor wants to break Mo Farah, they have to do it before the last 1000 meters, as Mo Farah owns that last 1k. It is his real estate and he defends it.

The 75,000 fans who will be in each session in London from August 4 to 13 will be there to see many events, but Mo Farah versus the world is one of them. We believe Mo Farah wants to keep his legacy intact, so watch him bring his A game.

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