Mo Farah outfoxes Kenyan tactics to seal world track double with 5000m win

Mo Farah clocked 13min 26.98sec, with Ethiopia's Hagos Gebrhiwet taking silver in 13:27.26 in a photo-finish from bronze medallist, Kenyan Isiah Koech.

updated: August 17, 2013 09:03 IST
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Moscow: Britain's Mo Farah outfoxed the fast-paced Kenyan team tactics to become the second man to achieve the double of world and Olympics 5,000 and 10,000 metres titles at the world championships on Friday.

Farah, who won an emotional double gold at the Olympics last year in the Somalia-born athlete's adopted home city of London, produced a courageous display to win the 10,000m last Saturday and needed all his wits about him in the shorter race.

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