How Sir Mo Farah became a legend of British athletics

Those who follow the Early Bird Running – probably know Eliud Kipchoge, The Greatest Of All Time of Marathon. However, there is a character who, although not as good as Kipchoge, is a famous Marathon runner in the world. He is even one of the highest earning athletes due to his popularity and popularity. He is Mo Farah – the best Marathon runners in the UK today

Mo Farah, whose full name is Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah, was born on March 23, 1983 in Somalia. Farah was born into a family of 6 children, including a twin brother.

Mo Farah’s grandfather was born in British colonial Somaliland, Mo Farah’s father was also a British citizen born in London. So when Somalia fell into a war situation, the Mo Farah family applied for asylum in Djibouti and eventually came to England when Mo was 8 years old.

When he first arrived in England, Mo Farah knew very little English but he had a strong love for sports, especially football. Farah then went to work at McDonald’s fast food restaurant, studied at a community college and raised his dream of becoming a winger for the Arsenal club.

The first achievements

Mo Farah’s athletic talent was discovered by his PE teacher at Community College. He joined the Borough of Hounslow Athletics Club in West London and represented the team for cross country running at the London Youth Sports League.

At the age of 14, Mo Farah had his first performance at a sports tournament for students all over England, realizing his talent, Sir Eddie Kulukundis, paid all the paperwork for Mo Farah to officially become As a British citizen, this makes it possible for you to tour Europe without worrying about visa issues. British track and field legend Paula Radcliffe also supported him by paying for his driving school.

Farah’s first major accomplishment was in the 5000m content at the European Youth Athletics Championships in 2001, the same year, he began training at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. He moved to live and practice at the university, officially becoming a full-time professional athlete.