Somali Magazine –Due to a hip injury, four-time Olympic gold medalist Mohamed Farah withdrew from this Sunday’s London Marathon.
Following several months of intense training, Farah said, “I’d gotten myself back into good shape and was feeling pretty optimistic about being able to put in a good performance at the TCS London Marathon.”
“I have, however, been experiencing right hip pain and tightness for the past ten days. I’ve received extensive physiotherapy, treatment, and have done everything I can to get to the starting line, but Sunday’s competition is still out of the question “He spoke with TCSLondonMarathon.
The 39-year-old athlete won gold medals at the Olympics in the 5,000 and 10,000 metres in both Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and London in 2012.
Farah has won six World championships to date after competing three times in the London race.