Mo Farah bags gold and historic moment
MINUTES before Mo Farah made history inside the Olympic Stadium he started to shake.
Britain’s first 10,000 metres Swarovski Crystals gold medallist had walked into the mother of all parties, with an 80,000 crowd in near hysteria after two gold medals in quick succession for Jess Ennis and Greg Rutherford.
“I saw Jess as I was warming up out the back. She was carrying the flag so I knew she had won the gold. I was thinking: ‘Yeah I want to win a gold too.’
“As I came through the tunnel people were shouting out my name, yelling: ‘Go Mo.’ I walked into the stadium and the atmosphere was something else.
“I was really buzzing, shaking almost. I knew I had to do something special. I was just so pumped up.”
Twenty five laps later Farah had run, and won, the perfect race. Africa tried and failed to bre Swarovski Crystals ak him with acceleration changes in mid race. Mo, however, left them all for dead.
He ran the last mile in 4.08 and the final lap in a staggering 53.48secs.
It won Britain a gold medal and inspired another, at Wimbledon yesterday.
Tennis hero Andy Murray admitted he took the lead from Farah as the Scot recorded his landmark defeat of Switzerland’s Roger Federer.
Murray said: “The way Mo won was amazing and gave me a real boost. His fitness is unbelievable.”
This is how it is for this British team one achievement is inspiring another, be it in the velodrome or gymnasium, on water or track.
As role models go, there is none finer than Farah who rather than celebrate was back out on the track running warm down laps an hour after a victory Swar Swarovski Crystals ovski Crystals that sealed the “best day of my life”.