Mo Farah backs Laura Muir for Olympic glory

Sir Mo Farah believes Laura Muir has what it takes to become an Olympic champion.

The 33-year-old Farah, no stranger to finishing on top of the podium, has been nothing but impressed by the Scot’s progress, which continued this week when she set a British record for 5000m indoors.

Muir explained how she will now not only aim to race both the 1500m and 3000m at the European Indoor Championships in March – as she revealed to AW earlier this week – but she is also intent on doubling up to contest the 1500m and 5000m at this summer’s IAAF World Championships in London.

The 23-year-old will captain the British …

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