The men's 10,000 meters was the only final on Friday night, and that was more than enough for the 65,000 fans on the first night of the World Championships.

In what Mo Farah called a very hard race, the top runners from Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya did everything that they could to break Mo Farah, but they could not. Mo Farah ran the last mile in 4:04, and the lat 400 meters in 55.6 to win six straight 10,000 meters World Championships.

Here's Geshon Nyathi's story on Mo Farah!

Cheptegei-Tanui-Karoki-Farah-WC17.JPGThat battle is on, Cheptegei, Tanui, Muchiri, Farah, photo by

THE INCREDIBLE MO FARAH DOES IT AGAIN writes Geshom Nyathi for the Africa Page
HIGHLY decorated British athlete - Mo Farah - humbled the African challenge posting a dramatic victory in the men's 10 000m final on day one of the IAAF World Track and Field Championships at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium in London on Friday night.
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In a tough race characterized with almost half a dozen dangerous clash of the legs -double-double 5 000 and 10 000 Olympic and world champion prevailed and successfully defended his world title in world lead time of 26 minutes 49.51 seconds.
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Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei who was prominent upfront most of the grueling 25 lap event reeled a few runners towards the end to finish in a remarkable second position in 26 minutes 50. 60 seconds.
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Kenya's Bredan Muchiri got outpaced by the Ugandan close to line to settle for the third place in 26 minutes 57.77 seconds while the pre-race favourite Geofrey Kamworor - another stalwart from Kenya disappointed coming home in sixth position after having dictated the pace upfront most of the journey.
Farah_MoFH-London17.jpGMo Farah uses a 55.7 last lap to win his sixth straight 10,000m champs! photo by
Runners from Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia were all in the hunt to destroy Farah who was more equal to the task and gave them a rude awakening on his way out from track races before embarking to concentrate on marathon events.
Cheptegei-Farah-TanuiA-WC17.JPGJoshua Cheptegai, Mo Farah, Paul Tanui, photo by
It was two laps to the end when Farah shifted the gears and beat 24 starters to capture the first gold medal for his country in the 10-day championships scheduled to conclude next Sunday.
Farah_MoBot-WC17.JPGMo Farah, photo by
IAAF president - Sebstian Coe - presented the medals to three top finishers.
Farah_MoAjump-London17.jpGMo Farah celebrates his sixth 10,000m title! photo by

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