10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mo Farah

Written by Keren Mikva

Anybody who watched the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games knows Mo Farah, the Somali-British runner who captured the public’s attention when he won gold in both the 5,000 meter and 10,000 meter events. Named one of Britain’s greatest sporting heroes, Mohammed “Mo” Farah has become a running icon across the globe, including in his birthplace of Somalia. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Mo Farah.

Sources: LifeTimeTV.co.uk, PrimaryFacts.com, BBC Sport, TheGuardian.com, The Independent, Telegraph.co.uk, BBC.com, All-Athletics.com, MoFarahFoundation.org.uk