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Mo Farah to compete in London Marathon in 2019

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BBC Online :
Britain's Mo Farah will run in next year's London Marathon on 28 April, organisers have announced.
The four-time Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion was third in this year's race, his first over the 26.2-mile distance since quitting the track.
Farah, 35, finished in two hours, six minutes and 21 seconds to break Steve Jones' 33-year-old British record.
Farah won October's Chicago Marathon in a new European record and wants to race at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Somali-born Londoner won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award in 2017 four months after winning his sixth world title on the track - the 10,000m in London - and then announcing his retirement to focus on marathon running.

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