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Olympic champion Mo Farah has pulled out of today's 1500m race at the Diamond League event in Birmingham saying he is "emotionally and physically drained".
"This week has been very stressful and taken a lot out of me. I have not been able to focus properly on today's race," Farah said in a statement.
"I want to run well in the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing and have decided it is better for me to go back to the US, seek answers to my questions and get back into training."
"I apologise to the people who bought tickets to come and watch me race and ask for your understanding at this time."
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