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Mo Farah sets personal best to win 3,000m event

Great Britain's Mo Farah celebrates winning the men's 3000 metres during day two of the London Diamond League meeting.
Great Britain's Mo Farah celebrates winning the men's 3000 metres during day two of the London Diamond League meeting. Credit: John Walton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has won the 3,000m event at the Anniversary Games in London.

In front of a capacity crowd at the Olympic Stadium Farah breezed to victory and set a new personal best time of 7:36.85.

Ohuruogu wins 400m event at Anniversary Games

Britain's Christine Ohuruogu, who won silver at the London 2012 Games, stormed to victory in the Anniversary Games today.
Britain's Christine Ohuruogu, who won silver at the London 2012 Games, stormed to victory in the Anniversary Games today. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Olympic 400m gold and silver medallist Christine Ohuruogu has won the women’s 400m event at the Olympic Stadium in the Anniversary Games in London.

Read: Mo Farah set to compete in London's Anniversary Games

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Mo Farah set to compete in London's Anniversary Games

Olympic champions Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill pose for pictures at the Tower of London.
Olympic champions Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill pose for pictures at the Tower of London. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah will bid for glory in the 3,000m event at the Olympic Stadium today in the London Diamond League 'Anniversary Games' athletics meeting.

The 30-year-old will compete at 16.32 (BST).

Earlier today, Farah's Team GB gold medal-winning colleague, Jessica Ennis-Hill, finished fourth in the 100m hurdles. She will also compete in the long jump later today.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is set to contest the 4x100m relay at 16.50 following his victory in the 100m event yesterday.

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Usain Bolt breezes to 100m win at Anniversary Games

Usain Bolt has followed his London 2012 heroics by winning the 100m event in the 'Anniversary Games'.
Usain Bolt has followed his London 2012 heroics by winning the 100m event in the 'Anniversary Games'. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Usain Bolt has won the 100m event at the Olympic Stadium in the London Diamond League 'Anniversary Games' athletics meeting.

Bolt, who holds the 100m and 200m titles from the last two Olympics and is the world record-holder at both distances, ran his race in 9.85.

Read: Usain Bolt enters Olympic Stadium on rocket car

Usain Bolt enters Olympic Stadium on rocket car

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was presented to the crowd in the top of a giant rocket during on the first day of the IAAF London Diamond League meeting - dubbed the 'Anniversary Games' - at the Olympic Stadium in London.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt arrives in the Olympic Stadium on a rocket shaped vehicle.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt arrives in the Olympic Stadium on a rocket shaped vehicle. Credit: Reuters
Bolt applauds the London crowd at the Olympic Stadium ahead of the London Diamond League 'Anniversary Games' athletics meeting.
Bolt applauds the London crowd at the Olympic Stadium ahead of the London Diamond League 'Anniversary Games' athletics meeting. Credit: Reuters
The six-time Olympic gold medallist is due to compete tonight in the 100m event.
The six-time Olympic gold medallist is due to compete tonight in the 100m event. Credit: Reuters

Usain Bolt joins Olympians for Anniversary Games

Usain Bolt and James Desaolu will be at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium.
Usain Bolt and James Desaolu will be at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium.

Usain Bolt and other athletes will return to the scene of their Olympic gold medal wins tonight as the Olympic stadium hosts a Diamond League meeting nearly one year after the Olympic opening ceremony.

Called The Anniversary Games, some of the stars of last summer will come together to for the IAAF Diamond League action over the weekend with Sunday dedicated to showcasing the Paralympic champions of 2012.

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