Britain’s multiple world and Olympic champion Mo Farah signed off as a track athlete on a winning note in what was perhaps the closest race in his illustrious career at the first of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League finals at the Letzigrund in Zurich.
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