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Sport Mo Farah finishes FOUR minutes behind Chicago marathon winner Lawrence Cherono after worst personal time in endurance event

18:50  13 october  2019
18:50  13 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Mo Farah was well off his goal of defending his Chicago Marathon title on Sunday. The four- time Olympic medalist fell off the pace of the He finished eighth overall in 2:09:58, over four minutes behind 2019 race winner Lawrence Cherono of Kenya, who kicked to win the crown in 2:05:45.

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Mo Farah finished a disappointing four minutes behind winner Lawrence Cherono in Sunday's Chicago marathon.

Farah, who won the same event last year in just his third attempt at the distance, laboured to an eighth place finish in a time of 2:09:58.

a person standing in front of a crowd: Farah posted his worst ever time in a marathon after finishing in 2:09:58 © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Farah posted his worst ever time in a marathon after finishing in 2:09:58
The 36-year-old has endured a turbulent week after being quizzed over his association with disgraced coach Mo Salazar.

The 36-year-old unleashed a verbal attack at journalists on Friday after being asked about his association with Salazar prior to his conviction for doping offences.

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Kenyan Lawrence Cherono won the Chicago Marathon as Britain's Mo Farah failed to keep pace and finished Cherono , 31, who also won the Boston Marathon , outsprinted Ethiopians Dejene Debela and Farah , 36, who won this race last year, finished more than four minutes adrift in two hours

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Mo Farah et al. wearing costumes: The 36-year-old has endured a turbulent week following the banning of his former coach © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The 36-year-old has endured a turbulent week following the banning of his former coach

Farah accused the media of targeting him and suggested there was a racial element to persistent questioning, while pointing to the fact he's never failed a drugs test.

Twelve months ago Farah won the Chicago marathon after posting the eighth fastest time in the history of the event with a time of 2:05:11.

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