Olympic long-distance Olympic champion Mo Farah’s chances of competing in the Tokyo Olympics have disappeared as one of Britain’s most successful athletes has again failed to qualify for 27 minutes 28 seconds in a specially arranged British Athletics Championships .
The 38-year-old Farah, who won a spectacular double race in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters of gold at the London and 2012 Olympic Games, failed to count down the qualifying time for the European Athletics Cup to 10,000 on June 5. m in Birmingham, time 27:50:54, which was his slowest since 2014 and good enough for eighth place.
On Friday, he failed once again, although his time of 27: 47.04 was slightly better than the race on June 5. Fara was at the target pace in the middle, but at 6,000 meters he began to fall.
After 2000 m until the end, he stayed 10 seconds ahead and continued to waste time. “It’s difficult. I’ve had an amazing career, and thinking about it tonight is a little shocking and I don’t really know what to say. I’m lucky enough to have so many medals.
“I’m one of those athletes who, if you can’t compete with the best, why worry? Maybe it’s time to spend time with your kids,” Farah was quoted as saying by The Guardian.