Olympic Hero: Sir Farah Mio! Receives Knighthood From The Queen For Services To Athletics


King of the track Sir Mo Farah has officially received his knighthood.

The four-time Olympic champion was honoured at Buckingham Palace for his services to athletics.

Sir Mo, who called time on his track career at the end of the summer, is moving back to London from the United States to concentrate on running road marathons.

He was pictured shortly after arriving at the Palace with his wife Tania Neill, beaming in his top hat and tails.

On the news of the knighthood Sir Mo, who came to the UK from Somalia as a boy, said: “I’m so happy to be awarded this incredible honour from the country that has been my home since I moved here at the age of eight.”



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