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“You’re an embarrassment!” Mo Farah & Andy Vernon Fall Out on Twitter!

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Great Britain’s top two 5,000 and 10,000 metre track stars showed their clear dislike for each other on Twitter on Tuesday, as Mo Farah teased Andy Vernon about the latter not running at this weekend’s Indoor Grand Prix event in Birmingham.

Farah replied on the social network, after Vernon suggested that the level of competition lining up to face Farah in Birmingham on Saturday was lower than it could be. The double Olympic champion Farah is due to make his season debut at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix at the NIA on Saturday.

31-year-old Mo replied saying:

Vernon responded with:

Then Mo said (see it’s all a bit schoolyardish)

Vernon then said he’d “rather watch a race than the Mo Show” to which Farah replied: “that’s why they didn’t put you in the race mate.. Cos you’re an embarrassment!!”

This conversation went on for for an hour, with Vernon having the final word:

Respect lost for Farah, he does not come across well in this exchange! In fact, in 2014 there was only 60 mil”You’re an embarrassment!” Mo Farah & Andy Vernon Fall Out on Twitter!liseconds between the two athlete’s 10,000 metre times – not what Mo would call leaving Vernon “in his dust as always”!

Full Twitter conversation:

Mo Farah Andy Vernon Twitter

Mo Farah Andy Vernon Twitter

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