Mo Farah storms under the European record over 10000m into a new mark of 26:46.57 to an astounding win at the Prefontaine Classice in Oregon, emerging as a gold medal contender for Daegu for the first time in earnest. That’s where his frenzied summer adventure to the very top of the global athletics stardom started.

Dai Greene may have not beaten 48 secs or Kriss Akabussi’s UK record but mounted the top of the world in the 400m hurldes with an assured, ‘British-steel’ performance in Daegu

Men’s European AOY

Tiffany Porter (nee Offili) was surprisingly Britain’s top ranked girl in ninth in the respective women’s European Athlete Of The Year award, here coming a close fourth in the 100m hurdles in Daegu

Women’s European AOY

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