THE 1500 metres victory by Mo Farah in the final race of the last international indoor athletics match staged at Glasgow's Kelvin Hall, may hint at the glimmer of a new dawn for British middle-distance running.
The world 5000m champion and 10k silver medallist stepped down on Saturday to what, for him, is a relative sprint, challenging Augustine Choge, last year's world indoor No.1, over 1500 metres.
It was a cruiserweight v heavyweight contest, fraught with danger for Farah, essaying the distance for the first time in 30 months. The odds heavily favoured Choge's pace which has won grands prix in Berlin, Zurich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, and Doha, and also made him world outdoor No.1 in 2009.
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