Mo Farah will try to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 10,000m

Posted by: Watch Athletics

The 4-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will try run the Tokyo Olympic Games 10,000m standard at the British Athletics Championships on Friday night in Birmingham.

On June 5 at the British 10,000m Trials in Birmingham Farah finished second 23 seconds slower than the qualifying standard of 27:28.00. Farah's training partner Scottish runner Andy Butchart, says he is confident that Farah will achieve the qualifying standard because he has recovered from an ankle injury that affected him to race at his best on June 5 race. 

Also, the June 5 race was the 38-year-old's first 10,000m on the track since winning gold at the 2017 World Championships.

His other training partner Bashir Abdi of Belgium will be Farah's pacer.

The race will be streamed live on the UK Athletics YouTube channel at 21:45 BST / 20:45 GMT. 

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