Sir Mo Farah to earn spot in Team GB’s Tokyo squad by competing in 10,000m trial in Birmingham next month as four-time Olympic champion returns to race format for first time since 2017
- Sir Mo Farah will race for his spot in Team GB’s Tokyo 2020 squad next month
- The four-time Olympic champion will feature at the 10,000m Championships
- He’s making his first return to 10,000m since winning his sixth world title in 2017
Sir Mo Farah will look to book his place for Tokyo 2020 at the British Athletics 10,000m Championships next month.
The four-time Olympic champion is making his first return to the 10,000m since winning his sixth world title in 2017.
The first two athletes in the men’s trial event who hold an Olympic qualifying standard will automatically qualify for this summer’s Games with Team GB.
Four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah will race for his spot in Team GB’s Tokyo squad
Farah will be joined in the 12-strong team at the University of Birmingham on June 5 by Marc Scott, Eilish McColgan and Jessica Judd.
Team leader Rob Denmark said: ‘We are pleased that we have been able to select a strong line-up for the European 10,000m Cup.
‘We will be looking to achieve the highest possible placing in both the men’s and women’s team standings and we are confident that the athletes selected can deliver successful results on home soil.’
Farah is making his first return to the 10,000m since winning his sixth world title in 2017