1. Here’s the last 400 meters.
Farah jostles with a number of other runners before dominating the final sprint. Unfortunately, his training partner and American runner Galen Rupp is unable to maintain the pace that he sets at the beginning of the last lap, and he fails to place.
2. Farah celebrated right: with a few sit-ups.
3. A few other incredible pictures from his victory:
6. And finally:
The announcers said it was one of the loudest atmospheres they’d ever heard as Farah approached the finish line. It’s hard to tell from watching on TV, but I definitely believe them.
- The Taliban has appointed Mullah Akhtar Mansour as its new Afghan leader.