Four time Olympic Champion Mo farah ran his farewell 3000m race at the London Anniversary games that were held on Sunday (9) in London.
The 34 year old fought hard for victory when he out kicked the hard fighting spain’s Adel Mechaal to cross the finish line with 7:35.15 with Mechaal taking second position with 7:36.32.
The current Scottish record holder in 3000m and 5000m Andrew Butchart came in third placed with 7:37.56.
Australia long distance runner Patrick Tiernan took fourth place in 7:37.76 while Davis Kiplangat and Frank Ngelel of Kenya could only afford to be fifth and sixth position in 7:38.33 and 7:38.50 respectively.
Farah will be at the London Championships in August for his third attempt in 5000m and 10000m.
- Mo farah (GBR) 7:35.15
- Adel Mechaal (ESP) 7:36.32
- Andrew Butchart (GBR) 7:37.56
- Patrick Tiernan (AUS) 7:37.76
- Davis Kiplangat (KEN) 7:38,33