Mohamed Farah

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Great Britain & N.I. Great Britain & N.I.
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    23 MAR 1983
Mo Farah on his way to winning the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

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 (Crystal Palace) 06 AUG 2005
2000 Metres 5:06.34 Melbourne 09 MAR 2006
3000 Metres 7:32.62 Birmingham (Alexander), GBR 05 JUN 2016
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 42:03 Cardiff 26 MAR 2016
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 (Kelvin Hall) 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 (NIA), GBR 19 FEB 2011

Progression - Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2007 1:51.27 Birmingham, GBR 07 JUL
2003 1:48.69 Eton 03 AUG

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 3:31.74 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 15 JUL
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

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

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2006 5:06.34 Melbourne 09 MAR

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 7:32.62 Birmingham (Alexander), GBR 05 JUN
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 (Crystal Palace) 05 AUG
2010 7:40.75 London (Crystal Palace) 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 (Stadio Ridolfi) 19 JUN
2001 8:09.24 Loughborough 20 MAY

Two Miles

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

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 12:59.29 London (Olympic Stadium) 23 JUL
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

Performance Place Date
2016 26:53.71 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 27 MAY
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

Performance Place Date
2016 28:04 Cardiff 26 MAR
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

Performance Place Date
2016 42:03 Cardiff 26 MAR
2009 43:13 Portsmouth 25 OCT

20 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2015 56:27 Lisboa 22 MAR

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2016 59:59 Cardiff 26 MAR
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

Performance Place Date
2014 2:08:21 London 13 APR

2000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2000 5:55.72 01 JAN

Progression - Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 3:39.03 Glasgow (Kelvin Hall) 28 JAN
2009 3:40.57 Sheffield 15 FEB

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2012 3:57.92 Boston (Roxbury), MA 04 FEB
2007 4:00.46 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 17 FEB

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 7:39.55 Glasgow (Emirates Arena) 20 FEB
2015 7:33.1 Birmingham (BarclayCard), GBR 21 FEB
2013 7:42.00 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 16 FEB
2012 7:37.4 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 18 FEB
2011 7:35.81 Boston (Roxbury), MA 05 FEB
2009 7:34.47 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 21 FEB
2008 7:46.0 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 16 FEB
2007 7:50.86 Sheffield 11 FEB
2005 7:54.08 Madrid 05 MAR
2003 8:05.58 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 01 MAR

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2015 8:03.40 Birmingham (BarclayCard), GBR 21 FEB
2012 8:08.07 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 18 FEB
2008 8:20.95 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 16 FEB

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2011 13:10.60 Birmingham (NIA), 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
The XXXI Olympic Games 1 13:03.30 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 20 AUG 2016
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 (E.Nacional) 21 OCT 2000

Honours - 10,000 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXXI Olympic Games 1 27:05.17 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 13 AUG 2016
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 - Half Marathon

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 3 59:59 Cardiff 26 MAR 2016

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 - U20 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