Skip to main content

Athletics Farah claims he was racially abused in Germany

Mo Farah claimed today that he was racially harassed while travelling through Germany’s Munich Airport.

The four-time Olympic champion left Britain for Ethiopia yesterday to complete his final training block before next month’s London Marathon and his journey took him via Germany, where he had an altercation with a pushy law enforcement officer.

Farah filmed the exchange on Instagram Live, later posting it to his Instagram and Twitter feeds with the caption: “Sad to see racial harassment in this day and age. 2018…!!!!”

OWNED BY OUR READERS

We're a reader-owned co-operative, which means you can become part of the paper too by buying shares in the People’s Press Printing Society.

Become a supporter

Fighting fund

You've Raised:£ 9,755
We need:£ 8,245
11 Days remaining
Donate today