Match-Up: Middle-Distance Runner Mo Farah Challenges Bolt to a Race.

Mo Farah and Bolt Trade Poses in the Celebration of Their Various Successes at the London Olympic.
Mo Farah and Bolt Trade Poses in the Celebration of Their Various Successes at the London Olympic.

Great Britain’s middle-distance athlete Mo Farah has challenged the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, to a fun race over “600m”.

During an interview with Sky News, Farah asked Bolt if he was up for a race, and Bolt said: I’m up for anything.”

Farah usually compete over long distances like 5,000 metres while Bolt runs the sprint category, say 100m and 200m.

Bolt said if the pair were to race it would have to be a distance somewhere in between, like 600m.

Meanwhile the Team GB double Olympic champion will face Ethiopian superstar Haile Gebrselassie at the Great North Run.

The pair along with another Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele,will compete in the same race for the first time at Tyne side half-marathon on 15 September.

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