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Sporting stars hail Mo Farah's 'class performance'

Manchester United footballer Michael Carrick and former Olympic hurdler Colin Jackson have called Olympic champion Mo Farah's win at the 5,000 metre finals in the World Championships a "class performance".


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Sporting community congratulate Mo Farah on win

British athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and sports commentator Clare Balding are among the sporting community who have taken to Twitter to congratulate Mo Farah, after he won the 5,000 metre finals at the World Championships.

Mo Farah wins place in athletics history

Mo Farah has won a place in the athletics history books by winning the 5,000m and 10,000m World and Olympic titles Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Mo Farah has become the second man in the world and the first Briton to hold the 10,000m and 5,000m Olympic and World titles simultaneously.

He joins Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele in athletics history, after winning the 5,000m final at the World Championships in Moscow.

Mo already made history on Saturday, by becoming the first British man to hold a 10,000m world title. He won gold in both events at the 2012 London Olympics.


Mo goes for 'double double'

Mo Farah is hoping to add a double gold from Moscow to his two Olympic gold medals Credit: EMPICS Sport/EMPICS Sport

Mo Farah will go for the 'double double' at the athletics World Championships in Moscow today when he runs in the final of the 5,000 metres.

The British runner is aiming to add the title to the 10,000 metre gold he won in Russia earlier this week.

Farah won 5,000m and 10,000m gold at the London 2012 Olympics.

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