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Edris ends Farah’s invincibility in final race

Mo Farah’s aura of invincibility after six years of unrelenting success was finally cracked in his very last major track race on Saturday as he lost his world 5000 meters title to Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris. Seeking a fitting end to his matchless long-distance racing career before moving to marathon running, the 34-year-old Briton’s bid for a fifth straight global 10,000/5,000m double was scuppered as he had to settle for the silver. Yet even in defeat, Farah demonstrated his champion’s spirit as he fought back in the dying meters when it looked as if he would be shut out of the medals completely.

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