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Friday, December 30, 2016

Mo Farah Knighted and becomes Sir Mo Farah

Mo Farah has been knighted and becomes Sir Mo Farah as the first Somali speaking person to reach this prestigious level of British honours.

Mo Farah, 33, completed a 'double double' in Rio as he won his fourth Olympic gold and became only the second man to retain the 5,000m and 10,000m titles.

His knighthood completes a remarkable journey for the runner who moved from Somalia to England aged eight.

"Looking back at the boy who arrived here from Somalia, not speaking a world of English, I could never have imagined where I would be today - it's a dream come true," he said.
Read more at Sky News