Farah secures second Olympic distance double

Author
Elliott Smith,
Publish Date
Sun, 21 Aug 2016, 1:50PM
Britain's Mo Farah has won both the 5000m and th 10,000m races at the Rio Olympics. (NZ Herald)
Britain's Mo Farah has won both the 5000m and th 10,000m races at the Rio Olympics. (NZ Herald)

Farah secures second Olympic distance double

Author
Elliott Smith,
Publish Date
Sun, 21 Aug 2016, 1:50PM

Mo Farah has completed his second Olympic distance double.

The Brit's won the 5000m, adding to his victory in the 10,000m earlier in the track meet.

American Paul Chelimo has been disqualified from his silver just after the event.

South Africa's Caster Semenya has won gold in the women's 800, while the United States has claimed both the men's and women's 4x400m relays.