Farah Takes 10K At Euro Championships

  • By Competitor Running
  • Published Jul. 27, 2010

Thompson snags silver as Brits go 1-2 on Tuesday night.

Great Britain’s Mo Farah, employing a furious last lap finish, won the 10,000 meters in 28:24.99 at the European Championships in Barcelona, Spain on Tuesday night.

Finishing a few seconds behind Farah was his countryman Chris Thompson (28:27.33), who kicked past Italy’s Danielle Meucci to claim runner-up honors. With his win, Farah became the first Briton in history to claim gold in the 10,000 meters at the European Championships.

For More: USA Today


Competitor Running

Competitor Running is the leading runner's resource: from reviews of the best running shoes to marathon training tips, injury prevention race coverage and more!

Get our best running content delivered to your inbox

Subscribe to the FREE Competitor Running weekly newsletter