Back in 2005 legendary Kenenisa Bekele ran 26:20.31 in Ostrava to set the current 10000m world record. That was also the last year when a 10000m race was staged in the Ostrava meeting.
´´I am glad to confirm my start at the Emil Zátopek Memorial at 10,000m at Ostrava Golden Spike,´´It will be my premiere on the track at 10,000m in Europe except for championships,
´´ I have heard that athletes show good results in Ostrava and I do believe that the weather will cooperate and I achieve a good time,
´´The main aim in 2017 is the world championships in London, and Ostrava will be a good chance to show a solid performance within the preparation for these championships,´´ said Mo Farah.
Last and only time the British superstar competed in Ostrava was in 2008 when he finished seventeenth in 5000m in 13:25.01
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