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Mo Farah falls short in London Marathon debut

Mo Farah after completing his first London Marathon, finishing in 8th place

Mo Farah has not managed to record a victory on his London Marathon debut, finishing in 8th place.

Kenya's Wilson Kipsang, who holds the marathon world record, came first in 2:04:27, a new record for the London course.

Kenya's Wilson Kipsang crosses the finishing line in a course record 2:04:27

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London Marathon begins as Farah aims for debut victory

Runners head off at the beginning of the London Marathon

Thousands have headed off at the beginning of this year's London Marathon, with Britain's Mo Farah aiming for victory in his first attempt at the distance.

The double Olympic gold medallist is among the favourites in a strong field, including previous winner and world record holder Wilson Kipsang.

Mo Farah running in the London Marathon

Mo Farah among favourites for London Marathon

Double Olympic medallist Mo Farah is among the favourites as he attempts his first London Marathon today.

It is the first time the 31-year-old has competed over 26.2 miles and he faces strong competition from the likes of former winners Wilson Kipsang and Tsegaye Kebede

Mo Farah is among the bookmakers' favourites for this year's London marathon Credit: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

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