London Four-time Olympic distance running champion Sir Mo Farah has received his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II at a Buckingham Palace ceremony. Sporting a suit and top hat for the occasion, Somaliaborn Farah was honoured for his services to the sport of athletics. ‘‘Who would have thought running would get me here. Amazing career. Such an honour to get knighted by her Majesty The Queen,’’ he said, on Instagram. Farah was unbeaten in the 5000 and 10,000 metres at big events between 2012 and
2016, winning back-to-back doubles at the 2012 and 2016 Games as well as the 2013 and
2015 world championships.