Mo Farah is a British-Somali distance runner. Mo Farah is also the most successful British track and field athlete in contemporary Olympic history. In addition, he holds ten gold medals from the world championships.
Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Mohamed Muktar Jama nicknamed Mo Fara was born on March 23, 1983, in Mogadishu, Somalia. She is currently 39 years old. She was born to Muktar Farah, his father, and Amran Farah, his mother. His family was compelled to relocate to the United Kingdom when he was a child. It was really tough for me to adjust to the UK as a young African guy.
He enjoyed athletics and was adept at running and playing football. Thus, from 2001 to 2011, he attended St. Mary’s University and ran for Newham and Essex Beagles. He began his training with instructor Alan Storey in 2001. He also won the 5000m at the European Athletics Junior Championships that year.
Mo Farah’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Mo Farah is tall and attractive. He is rather tall, standing at 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm/ 1.75 m). In addition, he has maintained his body weight and now weighs around 65 kg (143 lbs). In the meanwhile, he has black hair and black eyes.
Mo Farah’s Profession & Career
Mo Farah became Britain’s second-fastest runner after clocking a 5000 m time of 13 minutes 9.40 seconds. As a result, Dave Moorcroft takes the top spot. In 2006, he won silver in the European Championships 5000 m in Gothenburg. As a result, he will compete at the 2006 European Cross Country Championships in San Giorgio Su Legnano, Italy. He then went on to train in Kenya and Ethiopia. In the years afterward, he has won European titles in the 5000 m and 10,000 m.
He won gold in the 3000 m at the European Indoor Championships in 2011. He eventually earned a silver medal in the 10,000 meters. He also won gold in the 5000 m at the 2011 World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea. Then he became the first British guy to win a World Championships medal at any distance. His career was primed to soar to new heights in 2012. At the London 2012 Olympics, he won Great Britain’s first Olympic gold medal in the 10,000 m with a time of 27:30.42.
Similarly, at the 2012 Olympics, he completed a long-distance double by winning the 5000 m in 13:41.66. He, thankfully, broke the European 1500 m record in 2013 with a time of 3:28.81. As a result, it took place at the Herculis conference in Monaco. Meanwhile, he smashed Steve Cram’s 28-year-old British record. He also smashed Fermin Cacho’s 16-year-old European record. In the same year, he also won the 10,000 m and 5000 m races at the World Championships in Moscow. He was slated to compete in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Unfortunately, he had to withdraw due to sickness.
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Following that, in 2015, he smashed the indoor two-mile world record at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix. He ran an 8:03.4 during the contest to shatter Kenenisa Bekele’s record. Later on, he won the long-distance gold medal double. He was 32 years old at the time and competing in the 2015 World Athletics Championships. He competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, winning gold medals in the 10,000 m and 5000 m. After Lasse Virén, he eventually became the second athlete in modern Olympic Games history.
Following a trip to Somalia in 2011, he established the Mo Farah Foundation. In the same year, he appeared on ITV’s ‘The Cube.’ He won £250,000 after the match, which he donated to the organization. He attended the 2012 Olympic Hunger Summit at 10 Downing Street, which was hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron. In addition, he was named European Athlete of the Year in 2011 and 2012. In 2013, he was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year Honours for his contributions to sports.
Mo Farah’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Mo Farah married his long-term lover Tania Nell in 2010. They were also blessed with three children, the names of whom will not be revealed. And, when it comes to his personal life, Mr. Farah has remained quite secretive.
Mo Farah’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
He has 1.1 million followers on his Instagram account, @gomofarah. He also has 1.1 million followers on his Facebook page. Likewise, he has a Twitter account called @Mo Farah. In addition, he joined the account in October 2009 and currently has 1.4 million followers.
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|Born Date||23 Mar 1983|
|Age||39 years old|
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|Height||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
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