Brilliant Farah storms to Olympic gold

first_imgTwickenham’s Mo Farah stormed to a stunning victory to become the first Briton to win Olympic 10,000m gold.The home favourite triumphed in a time of 27 minutes, 30.42 seconds – four years after failing to qualify for the 5,000m final in Beijing.Farah, 29, was roared home by an ecstatic 80,000 crowd at the Olympic Stadium as he kicked past Ethiopian world record holder Kenenisa Bekele in a sprint finish.“It’s the best moment of my life,” he declared after being greeted on the track by his wife and children.“I have had great support from the crowd. They got so behind me. My legs were getting tired and I could see the crowd and it gave me that boost.“The crowd was getting louder and louder. I have never experienced anything like it. I just want to thank everyone who has supported me.”See also: Legend Cram backs Farah to shine (11 May)Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img


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