Mo FARAH

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Great Britain & NI Great Britain & NI
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    23 MAR 1983
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14189197
Mo Farah wins the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's Marathon 7 1353
Men's Overall Ranking 93 1353
Men's Road Running 31 1194

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 10,000m 1 for 5 weeks
Men's Marathon 5 for 10 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 38 for 3 weeks
Men's Road Running 31 for 0 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:48.24 Lugano (SUI) 04 JUL 2008 1077
1500 Metres 3:28.81 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 19 JUL 2013 AR, NR 1262
One Mile 3:56.49 London (GBR) 06 AUG 2005 1118
2000 Metres 5:06.34 Melbourne (AUS) 09 MAR 2006 1071
3000 Metres 7:32.62 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 05 JUN 2016 NR 1223
Two Miles 8:07.85 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 24 AUG 2014 ABP 1222
5000 Metres 12:53.11 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 22 JUL 2011 NR 1235
10,000 Metres 26:46.57 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 03 JUN 2011 AR, NR 1248
2000 Metres Steeplechase 5:55.72 Watford (GBR) 27 MAY 2000 947
5 Kilometres 13:30 Stranorlar (IRL) 26 DEC 2006 1121
10 Kilometres 27:44 London (GBR) 31 MAY 2010 1166
15 Kilometres 42:03 Cardiff (GBR) 26 MAR 2016 ABP 1188
10 Miles Road 46:25 Portsmouth (GBR) 25 OCT 2009 1125
20 Kilometres 56:27 Lisboa (POR) 22 MAR 2015 ABP 1205
Half Marathon 59:32 Lisboa (POR) 22 MAR 2015 NR 1212
Half Marathon 59:07 * South Shields (GBR) 08 SEP 2019 1218
Marathon 2:05:11 Chicago, IL (USA) 07 OCT 2018 AR, NR 1249

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:39.03 Glasgow (GBR) 28 JAN 2012 1170
One Mile 3:57.92 Boston, MA (USA) 04 FEB 2012 1157
3000 Metres 7:34.47 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 21 FEB 2009 NR 1236
Two Miles 8:03.40 BarclayCard, Birmingham (GBR) 21 FEB 2015 WBP, ABP 1293
5000 Metres 13:09.16 BarclayCard, Birmingham (GBR) 18 FEB 2017 AR, NR 1228

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
10 Kilometres 28:15 London (GBR) 27 MAY 2019 1118
Half Marathon 59:07 South Shields (GBR) 08 SEP 2019 1218
Marathon 2:05:39 London (GBR) 28 APR 2019 1241

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2008 1:48.24 Lugano (SUI) 04 JUL 2008
2007 1:51.27 Birmingham (GBR) 07 JUL 2007
2005 1:50.07 Eton (GBR) 04 JUN 2005
2003 1:48.69 Eton (GBR) 03 AUG 2003
2002 1:51.97 Bedford (GBR) 17 AUG 2002

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 3:34.19 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 18 MAY 2017
2016 3:31.74 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 15 JUL 2016
2015 3:28.93 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 17 JUL 2015
2013 3:28.81 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 19 JUL 2013
2012 3:34.66 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 18 MAY 2012
2009 3:33.98 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 28 JUL 2009
2008 3:39.66 Birmingham (GBR) 13 JUL 2008
2007 3:46.50 Birmingham (GBR) 07 JUL 2007
2006 3:38.02 Rieti (ITA) 27 AUG 2006
2005 3:38.62 Zürich (SUI) 19 AUG 2005
2003 3:43.17 Eton (GBR) 14 JUN 2003
2002 3:47.78 Watford (GBR) 28 AUG 2002
2001 3:46.41 Watford (GBR) 27 MAY 2001
2000 3:49.60 Bedford (GBR) 27 AUG 2000

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2006 3:58.36 Eugene, OR (USA) 28 MAY 2006
2005 3:56.49 London (GBR) 06 AUG 2005
2004 4:00.07 Oxford (GBR) 06 MAY 2004

Outdoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2006 5:06.34 Melbourne (AUS) 09 MAR 2006

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 7:35.15 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 09 JUL 2017
2016 7:32.62 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 05 JUN 2016
2015 7:34.66 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 24 JUL 2015
2013 7:36.85 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 27 JUL 2013
2011 7:40.15 Crystal Palace, London (GBR) 05 AUG 2011
2010 7:40.75 Crystal Palace, London (GBR) 13 AUG 2010
2009 7:39.02 Torino (ITA) 04 JUN 2009
2008 7:39.55 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 29 JUL 2008
2007 7:41.86 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 07 SEP 2007
2006 7:38.15 Zagreb (CRO) 31 AUG 2006
2005 8:17.28 Stadio Ridolfi, Firenze (ITA) 19 JUN 2005
2001 8:09.24 Loughborough (GBR) 20 MAY 2001
2000 8:03.58 Cardiff (GBR) 05 JUL 2000
1999 8:16.18 Neubrandenburg (GER) 21 AUG 1999
1998 8:33.51 Ayr (GBR) 18 JUL 1998
1997 8:47.48 Bedford (GBR) 05 JUL 1997

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2014 8:07.85 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 24 AUG 2014
2012 8:27.24 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 26 AUG 2012
2007 8:20.47 Crystal Palace, London (GBR) 03 AUG 2007
2005 8:36.73 Sheffield (GBR) 21 AUG 2005

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 13:00.70 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
2016 12:59.29 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 23 JUL 2016
2015 13:11.77 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 09 JUL 2015
2014 13:23.42 Portland, OR (USA) 15 JUN 2014
2013 13:05.88 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUN 2013
2012 12:56.98 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 02 JUN 2012
2011 12:53.11 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 22 JUL 2011
2010 12:57.94 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 19 AUG 2010
2009 13:09.14 Crystal Palace, London (GBR) 24 JUL 2009
2008 13:08.11 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 05 SEP 2008
2007 13:07.00 Boudewijnstadion, Bruxelles (BEL) 14 SEP 2007
2006 13:09.40 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 22 JUL 2006
2005 13:30.53 Solihull (GBR) 25 JUN 2005
2003 13:38.41 Crystal Palace, London (GBR) 08 AUG 2003
2001 13:56.31 Solihull (GBR) 23 JUN 2001
2000 14:05.72 Solihull (GBR) 19 AUG 2000

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2006 13:30 Stranorlar (IRL) 26 DEC 2006
2004 14:04 Balmoral (GBR) 08 MAY 2004

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 26:49.51 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 04 AUG 2017
2016 26:53.71 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2016
2015 26:50.97 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 29 MAY 2015
2014 28:08.11 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 2014
2013 27:21.71 Luzhniki, Moskva (RUS) 10 AUG 2013
2012 27:30.42 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 04 AUG 2012
2011 26:46.57 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 03 JUN 2011
2010 27:28.86 Marseille (FRA) 05 JUN 2010
2008 27:44.54 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 04 MAY 2008

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2019 28:15 London (GBR) 27 MAY 2019
2018 28:27 Manchester (GBR) 20 MAY 2018
2013 29:13 London (GBR) 27 MAY 2013
2012 29:21 London (GBR) 27 MAY 2012
2011 29:15 London (GBR) 30 MAY 2011
2010 27:44 London (GBR) 31 MAY 2010
2009 27:50 London (GBR) 25 MAY 2009
2008 28:39 London (GBR) 27 MAY 2008
2007 28:07 Manchester (GBR) 20 MAY 2007
2006 28:37 New York, NY (USA) 20 MAY 2006
2004 28:58 London (GBR) 28 NOV 2004

Outdoor

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2016 42:03 Cardiff (GBR) 26 MAR 2016

Outdoor

20 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2015 56:27 Lisboa (POR) 22 MAR 2015

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2016 59:59 Cardiff (GBR) 26 MAR 2016
2015 59:32 Lisboa (POR) 22 MAR 2015
2014 1:01:07 New York, NY (USA) 16 MAR 2014
2013 1:00:59 New Orleans, LA (USA) 24 FEB 2013

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2019 2:05:39 London (GBR) 28 APR 2019
2018 2:05:11 Chicago, IL (USA) 07 OCT 2018
2014 2:08:21 London (GBR) 13 APR 2014

Outdoor

2000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2000 5:55.72 Watford (GBR) 27 MAY 2000

Outdoor

10 Miles Road

Performance Place Date
2009 46:25 Portsmouth (GBR) 25 OCT 2009
2005 48:59 Twickenham (GBR) 16 OCT 2005

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2011/12 3:39.03 Glasgow (GBR) 28 JAN 2012
2008/09 3:40.57 Sheffield (GBR) 15 FEB 2009

Indoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2011/12 3:57.92 Boston, MA (USA) 04 FEB 2012
2006/07 4:00.46 Birmingham (GBR) 17 FEB 2007

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2015/16 7:39.55 Emirates Arena, Glasgow (GBR) 20 FEB 2016
2012/13 7:42.00 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2013
2011/12 7:41.79 Ataköy Arena, Istanbul (TUR) 11 MAR 2012
2010/11 7:35.81 Boston, MA (USA) 05 FEB 2011
2008/09 7:34.47 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 21 FEB 2009
2007/08 7:55.08 Velódromo Luis Puig, Valencia (ESP) 09 MAR 2008
2006/07 7:50.86 Sheffield (GBR) 11 FEB 2007
2004/05 7:54.08 Madrid (ESP) 05 MAR 2005
2002/03 8:05.58 Birmingham (GBR) 01 MAR 2003
1999/00 8:32.64 Neubrandenburg (GER) 04 MAR 2000

Indoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2014/15 8:03.40 BarclayCard, Birmingham (GBR) 21 FEB 2015
2011/12 8:08.07 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 18 FEB 2012
2007/08 8:20.95 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2008

Indoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016/17 13:09.16 BarclayCard, Birmingham (GBR) 18 FEB 2017
2010/11 13:10.60 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 19 FEB 2011

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:03.30 Estádio Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 20 AUG 2016
1. 10,000 Metres 27:05.17 Estádio Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 13 AUG 2016
1. 5000 Metres 13:41.66 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 11 AUG 2012
1. 10,000 Metres 27:30.42 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 04 AUG 2012

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 26:49.51 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 04 AUG 2017
1. 5000 Metres 13:50.38 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015
1. 10,000 Metres 27:01.13 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 22 AUG 2015
1. 5000 Metres 13:26.98 Luzhniki, Moskva (RUS) 16 AUG 2013
1. 10,000 Metres 27:21.71 Luzhniki, Moskva (RUS) 10 AUG 2013
1. 5000 Metres 13:23.36 DS, Daegu (KOR) 04 SEP 2011
2. 5000 Metres 13:33.22 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 12 AUG 2017
2. 10,000 Metres 27:14.07 DS, Daegu (KOR) 28 AUG 2011
6. 5000 Metres 13:47.54 Nagai Stadium, Osaka (JPN) 02 SEP 2007
7. 5000 Metres 13:19.69 Olympiastadion, Berlin (GER) 23 AUG 2009

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. 3000 Metres 7:41.79 Ataköy Arena, Istanbul (TUR) 11 MAR 2012
6. 3000 Metres 7:55.08 Velódromo Luis Puig, Valencia (ESP) 09 MAR 2008

Honours - World Half Marathon Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Half Marathon 59:59 Cardiff (GBR) 26 MAR 2016

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
11. Senior Race 37:31 Mombasa (KEN) 24 MAR 2007

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 14:05.82 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 17 AUG 2014
1. 10,000 Metres 28:08.11 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 2014
1. 5000 Metres 13:29.91 Helsinki (FIN) 27 JUN 2012
1. 5000 Metres 13:31.18 Estadio Olímpico, Barcelona (ESP) 31 JUL 2010
1. 10,000 Metres 28:24.99 Estadio Olímpico, Barcelona (ESP) 27 JUL 2010
2. 5000 Metres 13:44.79 Ullevi Stadium, Göteborg (SWE) 13 AUG 2006

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:06.05 Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 24 AUG 2017
1. 3000 Metres 7:38.64 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 20 AUG 2017
1. 3000 Metres 7:35.15 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 09 JUL 2017
1. 5000 Metres 13:00.70 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
1. 5000 Metres 12:59.29 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 23 JUL 2016
1. 3000 Metres 7:32.62 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 05 JUN 2016
1. 10,000 Metres 26:53.71 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2016
1. 3000 Metres 7:34.66 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 24 JUL 2015
1. 5000 Metres 13:11.77 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 09 JUL 2015
1. 10,000 Metres 26:50.97 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 29 MAY 2015
1. Two Miles 8:07.85 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 24 AUG 2014
1. 3000 Metres 7:36.85 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 27 JUL 2013
1. 5000 Metres 13:14.24 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 30 JUN 2013
1. Two Miles 8:27.24 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 26 AUG 2012
1. 5000 Metres 13:06.04 Crystal Palace, London (GBR) 13 JUL 2012
1. 5000 Metres 12:56.98 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 02 JUN 2012
1. 3000 Metres 7:40.15 Crystal Palace, London (GBR) 05 AUG 2011
1. 5000 Metres 12:53.11 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 22 JUL 2011
1. 5000 Metres 13:06.14 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 10 JUL 2011
1. 10,000 Metres 26:46.57 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 03 JUN 2011

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 3000 Metres 7:49.89 Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart (GER) 22 SEP 2007
7. 5000 Metres 13:41.61 Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart (GER) 23 SEP 2007

Honours - Major Marathon

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Marathon 2:05:39 London (GBR) 28 APR 2019
1. Marathon 2:06:21 London (GBR) 22 APR 2018
1. Marathon 2:08:21 London (GBR) 13 APR 2014

Honours - European Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 7:53.00 Palais Omnisports, Paris (FRA) 05 MAR 2011
1. 3000 Metres 7:40.17 Oval Lingotto, Torino (ITA) 07 MAR 2009
5. 3000 Metres 8:03.50 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 03 MAR 2007
6. 3000 Metres 7:54.08 Madrid (ESP) 05 MAR 2005

Honours - European Team Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 14:10.00 Gateshead (GBR) 22 JUN 2013
1. 5000 Metres 13:46.93 Bergen (NOR) 19 JUN 2010
1. 5000 Metres 13:43.01 Leiria (POR) 20 JUN 2009
1. 5000 Metres 13:44.07 Annecy (FRA) 21 JUN 2008
2. 3000 Metres 8:27.91 Málaga (ESP) 29 JUN 2006
2. 3000 Metres 8:17.28 Stadio Ridolfi, Firenze (ITA) 19 JUN 2005

Honours - European Cup 10,000m

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 27:28.86 Marseille (FRA) 05 JUN 2010

Honours - European U23 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 5000 Metres 14:10.96 Erfurt (GER) 17 JUL 2005
2. 5000 Metres 13:58.88 Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak, Bydgoszcz (POL) 20 JUL 2003

Honours - European U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 14:09.91 Grosseto (ITA) 22 JUL 2001

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:40.19 Manchester (GBR) 29 JUL 2007

Honours - National Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 3:40.57 Sheffield (GBR) 15 FEB 2009
1. 3000 Metres 7:50.86 Sheffield (GBR) 11 FEB 2007
1. 3000 Metres 7:56.86 Sheffield (GBR) 13 FEB 2005
1. 3000 Metres 8:05.58 Birmingham (GBR) 01 MAR 2003
Results in:

10 Kilometres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
27 MAY 2019 Vitality London 10,000, London GBRGBR D F 1. 28:15

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
08 SEP 2019 South Shields Great North Run, South Shields GBRGBR E F 1. 59:07

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
28 APR 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon, London GBRGBR GL F 5. 2:05:39
13 OCT 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Chicago, IL USAUSA GL F 8. 2:09:58