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I'VE DONE IT AGAIN: Mo Farah takes 5,000m gold in spectacular fashion

DOUBLE OLYMPIC champion Mo Farah has paid tribute to the Olympic Stadium crowd that willed him to success in both the 10,000m and 5,000m.

There was not a soul in the stadium who wasn’t willing him on to 5,000m victory which he claimed in 13:41.66, just 0.32sec ahead of his nearest rival, Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia, while Kenyan Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa took third.

"The crowd made an unbelievable noise. I'd just like to thank everyone who has supported me all my career, all my coaches down the years who have contributed to this win," said a grateful Farah.

Farah's famous win, having won the longer event only last Saturday, had shades of Dame Kelly Holmes’ twin victories at the Athens Olympics, and his face as he crossed the line bore all the same hallmarks of a heroic, historic performance.

Determined to lead from the front, Farah held off an international onslaught of 5,000m talent as he gave it his all in a final charge for the line in a packed Olympic Stadium.

Farah, added: “It’s a dream! Two gold medals – who would’ve thought that? And my twins are coming. They could arrive any day and the doctors told us they could arrive any time in the next 12 days. It's amazing!"

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