Athletics Weekly - - Talking Point -

Farah is on a dif­fer­ent global scale to all fel­low Bri­tish dis­tance run­ners of the past.

1 Mo Farah:

10 global ti­tles and 4 Euro­pean track ti­tles

2 Bren­dan Fos­ter Euro­pean 5000m and Com­mon­wealth 10,000m gold, Olympic 10,000m bronze, world 3000m and two-mile records, Euro­pean 10,000m record

3 Ian Stewart Euro­pean and Com­mon­wealth 5000m gold, world cross-coun­try ti­tle, Olympic bronze, two Euro­pean in­door golds, Euro­pean and Com­mon­wealth 5000m records

4 Gor­don Pirie

Olympic sil­ver, world 3000m and 5000m records

5 Dave Moor­croft World 5000m record, Com­mon­wealth 5000m gold (and 1500m), Euro­pean 5000m bronze

6 Dave Bed­ford World 10,000m record, Euro­pean 5000m record, In­ter­na­tional cross-coun­try ti­tle

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