Mo Farah looks set to end his remarkable track career at the Diamond League in Zurich on 24th August, organisers announced today.
The Diamond League in the Letzigrund Stadium takes place four days after the Farah’s farewell on British soil at the Grand Prix Birmingham.
The 34 year old, will race in the 5,000m Diamond League final having qualified as one of the best competitors of this years Diamond League season.
It is a stadium that Farah has enjoyed plenty of success. In 2010 he became the first British athlete to run the 5,000m in under 13 minutes, crossing the line in 12:57.94 and then in 2014 he completed a 5,000m and 10,000m European double.
Farah, who will aim for his third consecutive 5,000m and 10,000m double at the World Championships in London, plans to focus on road racing and the marathon after he calls an end to his illustrious track career.
As he gears up for London, the British athlete hasn’t been beat in a major track championship since March 2012.