Mo FARAH

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Great Britain & NI Great Britain & NI
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    23 MAR 1983
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    179892
Mo Farah on his way to winning the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
800 Metres 1:48.24 Lugano (SUI) 04 JUL 2008
1500 Metres 3:28.81 Monaco (MON) 19 JUL 2013 AR
One Mile 3:56.49 London (GBR) 06 AUG 2005
2000 Metres 5:06.34 Melbourne (AUS) 09 MAR 2006
3000 Metres 7:32.62 Birmingham (GBR) 05 JUN 2016
Two Miles 8:07.85 Birmingham (GBR) 24 AUG 2014 ABP
5000 Metres 12:53.11 Monaco (MON) 22 JUL 2011
10,000 Metres 26:46.57 Eugene, OR (USA) 03 JUN 2011 AR
2000 Metres Steeplechase 5:55.72 Watford (GBR) 27 MAY 2000
5 Kilometres 13:30 Stranorlar (IRL) 26 DEC 2006
10 Kilometres 27:44 London (GBR) 31 MAY 2010
15 Kilometres 42:03 Cardiff (GBR) 26 MAR 2016 AR
10 Miles Road 46:25 Portsmouth (GBR) 25 OCT 2009
20 Kilometres 56:27 Lisboa (POR) 22 MAR 2015 AR
Half Marathon 59:32 Lisboa (POR) 22 MAR 2015 AR
Half Marathon 59:22 * South Shields (GBR) 13 SEP 2015
Marathon 2:05:11 Chicago, IL (USA) 07 OCT 2018 AR

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

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

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
10 Kilometres 28:27 Manchester (GBR) 20 MAY 2018
Half Marathon 59:27 South Shields (GBR) 09 SEP 2018
Marathon 2:05:11 Chicago, IL (USA) 07 OCT 2018 AR

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 Monaco (MON) 15 JUL 2016
2015 3:28.93 Monaco (MON) 17 JUL 2015
2013 3:28.81 Monaco (MON) 19 JUL 2013
2012 3:34.66 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 18 MAY 2012
2009 3:33.98 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 London (GBR) 09 JUL 2017
2016 7:32.62 Birmingham (GBR) 05 JUN 2016
2015 7:34.66 London (GBR) 24 JUL 2015
2013 7:36.85 London (GBR) 27 JUL 2013
2011 7:40.15 London (GBR) 05 AUG 2011
2010 7:40.75 London (GBR) 13 AUG 2010
2009 7:39.02 Torino (ITA) 04 JUN 2009
2008 7:39.55 Monaco (MON) 29 JUL 2008
2007 7:41.86 Zürich (SUI) 07 SEP 2007
2006 7:38.15 Zagreb (CRO) 31 AUG 2006
2005 8:17.28 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 Birmingham (GBR) 24 AUG 2014
2012 8:27.24 Birmingham (GBR) 26 AUG 2012
2007 8:20.47 London (GBR) 03 AUG 2007
2005 8:36.73 Sheffield (GBR) 21 AUG 2005

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 13:00.70 Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
2016 12:59.29 London (GBR) 23 JUL 2016
2015 13:11.77 Lausanne (SUI) 09 JUL 2015
2014 13:23.42 Portland, OR (USA) 15 JUN 2014
2013 13:05.88 Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUN 2013
2012 12:56.98 Eugene, OR (USA) 02 JUN 2012
2011 12:53.11 Monaco (MON) 22 JUL 2011
2010 12:57.94 Zürich (SUI) 19 AUG 2010
2009 13:09.14 London (GBR) 24 JUL 2009
2008 13:08.11 Bruxelles (BEL) 05 SEP 2008
2007 13:07.00 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 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 London (GBR) 04 AUG 2017
2016 26:53.71 Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2016
2015 26:50.97 Eugene, OR (USA) 29 MAY 2015
2014 28:08.11 Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 2014
2013 27:21.71 Moskva (RUS) 10 AUG 2013
2012 27:30.42 London (GBR) 04 AUG 2012
2011 26:46.57 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
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
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 Glasgow (GBR) 20 FEB 2016
2012/13 7:42.00 Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2013
2011/12 7:41.79 Istanbul (TUR) 11 MAR 2012
2010/11 7:35.81 Boston, MA (USA) 05 FEB 2011
2008/09 7:34.47 Birmingham (GBR) 21 FEB 2009
2007/08 7:55.08 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 Birmingham (GBR) 21 FEB 2015
2011/12 8:08.07 Birmingham (GBR) 18 FEB 2012
2007/08 8:20.95 Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2008

Indoor

5000 Metres

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

Honours - Olympic Games

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

Honours - World Championships

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

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. 3000 Metres 7:41.79 Istanbul (TUR) 11 MAR 2012
6. 3000 Metres 7:55.08 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 Zürich (SUI) 17 AUG 2014
1. 10,000 Metres 28:08.11 Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 2014
1. 5000 Metres 13:29.91 Helsinki (FIN) 27 JUN 2012
1. 5000 Metres 13:31.18 Barcelona (ESP) 31 JUL 2010
1. 10,000 Metres 28:24.99 Barcelona (ESP) 27 JUL 2010
2. 5000 Metres 13:44.79 Göteborg (SWE) 13 AUG 2006

Honours - Diamond League

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

Honours - World Athletics Final

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

Honours - Major Marathon

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
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 Paris (FRA) 05 MAR 2011
1. 3000 Metres 7:40.17 Torino (ITA) 07 MAR 2009
5. 3000 Metres 8:03.50 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 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 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
20 MAY 2018 Manchester Great 10K GBRGBR E F 1. 28:27
28 MAY 2018 London 10,000 GBRGBR F F 1. 29:44

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
09 SEP 2018 South Shields Great North Run GBRGBR E F 1. 59:27

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
22 APR 2018 London Marathon GBRGBR GL F 3. 2:06:21
07 OCT 2018 Chicago Marathon USAUSA GL F 1. 2:05:11