Mo Farah

Runner

Birthday March 23, 1983

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Mogadishu, Somalia

Age 41 years old

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About

Long-distance runner who won the 10,000 meter and 5,000 meter races at the 2012 London Olympic Games representing the UK.

Before Fame

He had a passion for soccer as a child, but was encouraged to pursue track and field because of his speed and endurance.

Trivia

He was named European Athlete of the Year in 2011 and 2012, and became the cross-country champion of Italy in 2006.

Family Life

He has a twin brother named Hassan; they were separated when they were eight years old. He also had two younger brothers. He married Tonia Nell in 2010; they welcomed twin daughters named Aisha and Amani in 2012. In 2015, they had a son named Hussein.

Associated With

He has been friends with dancer AJ Pritchard.