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Mo Farah is British Sportpersoonlijkheid of the Year

Mo Farah may for the first time in his career the British Sportpersoonlijkheid of the Year. The 34-year-old athlete was given in the annual referendum from the BBC the most votes from the public.

Farah crowned in 2017 at the world cup for their own people in London for the third consecutive time world champion in the 10,000 meters. In the 5,000 meters, he had to be satisfied with silver, leaving Farah in addition to a third double (5-10 km) hold.

The Somalia-born Englishman, who is now on the marathon want to focus on, collected 83.524 votes. This won him the world Superbike champion Jonathan Rea, who at 2.957 voices stranded.

Farah could be the awards ceremony Sunday night in Liverpool not attend but responded well emotionally in a video message. “I can’t believe that I have won. I had never thought that this would be possible, but if you work hard dreams come true.”

On the honorary list following Farah tennis player Andy Murray.

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