Skip to comments.Mo Farah wins men's 5,000m to claim second Olympic gold
Posted on 08/11/2012 8:07:14 PM PDT by the scotsman
'Mo Farah joined the sporting greats and produced an unforgettable crescendo to London's Olympics as he added 5,000m gold to his 10,000m title.
The 29-year-old Briton went to the front at 600m and was roared down the home straight and into the history books.
Farah's gold was Great Britain's 27th of these Games and was greeted with a noise that could scarcely be believed inside the Olympic Stadium.
He produced a last mile of four minutes 00.50 seconds and a final lap of 52.9 secs to hold off Ethiopia's Dejen Gebremeskel and Kenya's Thomas Longosiwa in 13 mins 41.66 secs.'
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He produced a last mile of four minutes 00.50 seconds and a final lap of 52.9 secs
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