Just like Secure have been after his defeat by Justin Gatlin within the 100m final the other day, Farah remains with no scripted happy ending. The 2 champions have found within the same couple of days that point catches track of the fastest of males.
Farah’s devastation that his last championship race ended having a first defeat since August 2011 was obvious because he fell towards the Stratford track. The deafening wave of noise which had chased him across the stadium through the preceding 12 . 5 laps broke right into a stunned silence.
Good distance runners should have intuition and intelligence and also the physical weapons to use them.
Because he walked from the track on Saturday, beaten finally, still it felt this way, both searching in the crowd anf the husband they’d arrived at roar home. Innocence with a, a question to much more.
Inside a strange way Farah’s defeat may eventually both bring a larger appreciation for those which has come before and tighten further the text between him and the audience.
The roars soon came back. First the British women’s quartet stormed to some 4x100m relay silver that symbolized an ideal synergy of the burgeoning individual talents. Then GB’s men went one better, assembling a flawless mixture of changeovers and legs to win the country’s first sprint relay gold in a World Titles.