Farah defends world 10,000m title once again

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World Athletics Championships on the BBC
Venue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 August
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Mo Farah lit up the London Stadium once again as he survived a brutal collective effort from his rivals to storm to his third consecutive world 10,000 metres gold.

Roared on by a capacity crowd as loud as anything experienced here during his Olympic triumphs five summers ago, the Briton almost fell twice late in the race as an epic contest developed, before kicking down the home straight in trademark fashion to finally pull away.

These are Farah’s final track championships, and not since his golden run of victories began seven years ago has he been tested like this.

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