Edris ends Farah's invincibility in final race

Muktar Edris and Mo Farah

The 34-year-old had been unbeaten for six years against the best in the world.

Earlier, Sally Pearson produced one of the great comebacks in World Championship history, winning the 100m hurdles five years after the Australian women won Olympic title on this track, and after two years of crippling injuries which threatened her career.

"I gave 110 per cent", he said in the immediate aftermath. It doesn't quite sink in until you compete here and cross the line - I had a couple of minutes to myself - that this is it.

In what was his last major track appearance before retirement later this month, the 34-year-old finished with a time of 13 minutes 33.22 seconds - almost one second behind gold-winner Muktar Edris of Ethiopia.

Farah just couldn't keep up with them and he was grimacing as he fought off Paul Chelimo from the United States to make sure he took silver. "It's not an excuse, but it took a lot more out of me than I realized". The better man won.

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Ethiopia's Mukhtar Eedris has defeated Briton Mo Farah to win gold in the 5000m final at the World Athletics Championship in London.

Farah and his team-mate Andrew Butchart had tried to break up the field with 600 metres to go in a race that had been run at generally a very slow pace.

But when he starts his career as a marathon runner, Farah will be able to reflect on having created an incredible legacy with his four Olympic and six World Championship gold medals.

Down the home straight all looked lost for Farah as he appeared blocked in until Kejelcha drifted out from the inside lane trying to block Chelimo, which allowed the Briton the chance to battle through on the inside. That he finishes with silver on the track clearly wasn't the farewell he had planned.

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