“Mo Farah Name Declared In Shortlist of world Athlete Years Awards “
International Association of Athletics Federations has announced the list of the year awards for 2013 for the best world athletes.
Farah is known as the 2nd person in a world who has completed the Olympic and world ‘double-double in different events successfully.
He has won the 5,000m to 10,000m running winner title and achieve gold medal on the Saturday.
This was the tough competition between Farah & Kenyan Isiah Kiplangat Koech, but after running hard Mo Farah won the title of “fifth global outdoor”.
In his interview after winning such a big achievement he said
“I am very proud to represent my country and hold the Union Jack. To all the people who give me great support I can’t thank you enough. Thank you to all the people back home – I am very proud.”
MO Farah Achievement List
World Championships gold
|2013||10,000m & 5,000m|
|Olympic gold||2012||10,000m & 5,000m|
|World Championships||2011||gold (5,000m) and silver (10,000m)|
|European Indoor gold||2011||3,000m|
|European gold||2010||10,000m & 5,000m|
|European Indoor gold||2009||3,000m|
In this competition other players were also having good achievement background , as Bolt the age 27 is a winner of three gold medals for the world championship.
Kenyan Wilson Kipsang was the third one person who were easy to beat has broke the world’s marathon record.
In the women list Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar name is included for winning 5,000m golds for Olympic title.
IAAF will announce the name of three men and three women between the member of “World Athletics Family” winners and result will be declared on 16th of November.
Here is a list shortlist
|Valerie Adams||New Zealand|
|Zuzana Hejnova||Czech Republic|