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World Championships 2017: Mo Farah misses out on fifth consecutive distance double

 

Watch: Edris shocks Farah in 5,000m

Mo Farah missed out on a fifth major championships distance double in a row as he finished second in the 5,000m at the World Athletics Championships.

The 34-year-old, who won 10,000m gold eight days ago, was swamped by his rivals in the final lap and Ethiopia's Muktar Edris broke clear to win gold.

Britain's Farah kicked again to take silver at the London Stadium in his final major track championships.

Britain's men won a stunning 4x100m relay gold as the women took silver.

"It's been a long journey but it's been incredible," Farah told BBC Sport.

"It didn't quite hit home until after I crossed the line and had a couple of moments to myself when I realised - this is it.

"I gave it all - I didn't have a single bit left at the end."

Four-time Olympic champion Farah will finish his track career with a record of 10 golds and two silvers in major championships.

He is set to focus on marathons after his final track appearance at the 5,000m Diamond League final in Zurich on 24 August.