Champ Farah set for a distance double

Aug 09, 2012, 08:18 IST | AFP

Newly-crowned Olympic 10,000m champion Mo Farah remained on course for a distance double after safely negotiating his passage into the final of the 5000m yesterday.

Farah, 29, timed 13min 26.00sec in finishing third in his heat of the 12-and-a-half lap race won by Azeri Hayle Ibrahimov. “It was pretty difficult, pretty hard,” said Farah.

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