Mo Farah on his way to winning the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)
Mo Farah on his way to winning the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY Great Britain & N.I. Great Britain & N.I.
  • DATE OF BIRTH 23 MAR 1983
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
800 Metres 1:48.69 Eton 03 AUG 2003
1500 Metres 3:28.81 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 JUL 2013
One Mile 3:56.49 London (CP) 06 AUG 2005
2000 Metres 5:06.34 Melbourne 09 MAR 2006
3000 Metres 7:34.66 London (Olympic Stadium) 24 JUL 2015
Two Miles 8:07.85 Birmingham (Alexander), GBR 24 AUG 2014
5000 Metres 12:53.11 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 22 JUL 2011
10,000 Metres 26:46.57 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 03 JUN 2011
10 Kilometres 27:44 London 31 MAY 2010
15 Kilometres 43:13 Portsmouth 25 OCT 2009
20 Kilometres 56:27 Lisboa 22 MAR 2015
Half Marathon 59:32 Lisboa 22 MAR 2015
Marathon 2:08:21 London 13 APR 2014
2000 Metres Steeplechase 5:55.72 01 JAN 2000
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 3:39.03 Glasgow (KH) 28 JAN 2012
One Mile 3:57.92 Boston (Roxbury), MA 04 FEB 2012
3000 Metres 7:33.1 Birmingham (BarclayCard), GBR 21 FEB 2015
Two Miles 8:03.40 Birmingham (BarclayCard), GBR 21 FEB 2015
5000 Metres 13:10.60 Birmingham, GBR 19 FEB 2011
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2007 1:51.27 Birmingham, GBR 07 JUL
2003 1:48.69 Eton 03 AUG
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2015 3:28.93 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 17 JUL
2013 3:28.81 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 JUL
2012 3:34.66 Los Angeles (OC), CA 18 MAY
2009 3:33.98 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 28 JUL
2008 3:39.66 Birmingham, GBR 13 JUL
2007 3:46.50 Birmingham, GBR 07 JUL
2006 3:38.02 Rieti 27 AUG
2005 3:38.62 Zürich 19 AUG
2003 3:43.17 Eton 14 JUN
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2006 3:58.36 Eugene, OR 28 MAY
2005 3:56.49 London (CP) 06 AUG
2004 4:00.07 Oxford, GBR 06 MAY
2000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2006 5:06.34 Melbourne 09 MAR
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2015 7:34.66 London (Olympic Stadium) 24 JUL
2014 7:36.8 Birmingham (Alexander), GBR 24 AUG
2013 7:36.85 London (Olympic Stadium) 27 JUL
2011 7:40.15 London (CP) 05 AUG
2010 7:40.75 London (CP) 13 AUG
2009 7:39.02 Torino 04 JUN
2008 7:39.55 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 29 JUL
2007 7:41.86 Zürich (Letzigrund) 07 SEP
2006 7:38.15 Zagreb 31 AUG
2005 8:17.28 Firenze 19 JUN
2001 8:09.24 Loughborough 20 MAY
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 8:07.85 Birmingham (Alexander), GBR 24 AUG
2012 8:27.24 Birmingham, GBR 26 AUG
2007 8:20.47 London (CP) 03 AUG
2005 8:36.73 Sheffield 21 AUG
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2015 13:11.77 Lausanne (Pontaise) 09 JUL
2014 13:23.42 Portland, OR 15 JUN
2013 13:05.88 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 01 JUN
2012 12:56.98 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 02 JUN
2011 12:53.11 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 22 JUL
2010 12:57.94 Zürich (Letzigrund) 19 AUG
2009 13:09.14 London (Crystal Palace) 24 JUL
2008 13:08.11 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 05 SEP
2007 13:07.00 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 14 SEP
2006 13:09.40 Heusden-Zolder 22 JUL
2005 13:30.53 Solihull 25 JUN
2003 13:38.41 London 08 AUG
2002 14:00.5 Watford 14 AUG
2001 13:56.31 Solihull 23 JUN
2000 14:05.72 Solihull 19 AUG
10,000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2015 26:50.97 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 29 MAY
2014 28:08.11 Zürich (Letzigrund) 13 AUG
2013 27:21.71 Moskva (Luzhniki) 10 AUG
2012 27:30.42 London (Olympic Stadium) 04 AUG
2011 26:46.57 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 03 JUN
2010 27:28.86 Marseille 05 JUN
2008 27:44.54 Palo Alto, CA 04 MAY
10 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2010 27:44 London 31 MAY
2009 27:50 London 25 MAY
2008 28:39 London 26 MAY
2007 28:07 Manchester 20 MAY
2006 28:37 New York 20 MAY
15 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 43:13 Portsmouth 25 OCT
20 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2015 56:27 Lisboa 22 MAR
Half Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2015 59:32 Lisboa 22 MAR
2014 1:01:07 New York, NY 16 MAR
2013 1:00:59 New Orleans, LA 24 FEB
Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 2:08:21 London 13 APR
2000 Metres Steeplechase Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2000 5:55.72 01 JAN
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 3:39.03 Glasgow (KH) 28 JAN
2009 3:40.57 Sheffield 15 FEB
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 3:57.92 Boston (Roxbury), MA 04 FEB
2007 4:00.46 Birmingham, GBR 17 FEB
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2015 7:33.1 Birmingham (BarclayCard), GBR 21 FEB
2013 7:42.00 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
2012 7:37.4 Birmingham, GBR 18 FEB
2011 7:35.81 Boston (Roxbury), MA 05 FEB
2009 7:34.47 Birmingham, GBR 21 FEB
2008 7:46.0 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
2007 7:50.86 Sheffield 11 FEB
2005 7:54.08 Madrid 05 MAR
2003 8:05.58 Birmingham 01 MAR
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2015 8:03.40 Birmingham (BarclayCard), GBR 21 FEB
2012 8:08.07 Birmingham, GBR 18 FEB
2008 8:20.95 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 13:10.60 Birmingham, GBR 19 FEB
Honours - 3000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 4 7:41.79 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 11 MAR 2012
6th IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 9 8:05.97 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 13 SEP 2008
12th IAAF World Indoor Championships 6 7:55.08 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 09 MAR 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 3 7:49.89 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 22 SEP 2007
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 12 8:00.60 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 09 SEP 2006
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
15th IAAF World Championships 1 13:50.38 Beijing (National Stadium) 29 AUG 2015
14th IAAF World Championships 1 13:26.98 Moskva (Luzhniki) 16 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 1 13:41.66 London (Olympic Stadium) 11 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 13:23.36 Daegu (DS) 04 SEP 2011
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 7 13:19.69 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 23 AUG 2009
The XXIX Olympic Games 6h2 13:50.95 Beijing (National Stadium) 20 AUG 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 7 13:41.61 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 23 SEP 2007
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 6 13:47.54 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 02 SEP 2007
IAAF/Coca Cola World Junior Championships 10 14:12.21 Santiago de Chile 21 OCT 2000
Honours - 10,000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
15th IAAF World Championships 1 27:01.13 Beijing (National Stadium) 22 AUG 2015
14th IAAF World Championships 1 27:21.71 Moskva (Luzhniki) 10 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 1 27:30.42 London (Olympic Stadium) 04 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 27:14.07 Daegu (DS) 28 AUG 2011
Honours - Senior Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
38th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 20 34:09 Bydgoszcz (Myslecinek Park) 28 MAR 2010
35th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 11 37:31 Mombasa 24 MAR 2007
Honours - Junior Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Cross Country Championships 59 28:06 Oostende 25 MAR 2001
Honours - Short Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
34th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 40 11:27 Fukuoka 01 APR 2006
31st IAAF World Cross Country Championships 74 12:13 Lausanne 29 MAR 2003
Honours - Long Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
33rd IAAF World Cross Country Championships 37 37:50 Saint-Galmier 20 MAR 2005