LONDON, AUGUST, 8, 2017 - With triple world
and double 5000-10,000m Olympic champion Mo Farah saying goodbye to his beloved
track, one of the questions raised by the eternal fans of distance races and
the 10,000m in particular, is who is going to become the poster athlete, for an
event on the verge of disappearance. In winning the women’s 10,000m gold in
London, Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana, the world record holder and Olympic champion
has put her name firmly atop the candidate list. Her dominance in the 10,000m race saw
her go nearly a lap ahead of her competitors in the track, before ...