…documents a life dominated by winning races: from setting new European records to that famous Olympic double gold haul during London 2012. But the most vivid are the races that Farah didn’t win. Races such as the 10,000m World Championships in Daegu, when the 22-year-old Ethiopian Ibrahim Jeilan stormed past him on the final straight. Or the European Championships in 2006, when he missed out on gold by less than a 10th of a second. Without these defeats, and the learning curves they prompted, Farah’s later triumphs would surely never have happened.