Result: Mo Farah takes second European Championships gold

Mo Farah becomes the most successful individual athlete in European Championship history after securing gold in the men's 5,000m in Zurich.

Great Britain's Mo Farah has won his second gold medal of the 2014 European Championships, having come out on top in the men's 5,000m final.

Great Britain's Mohamed Farah celebrates after winning the Men's 5000m final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 17, 2014© Getty Images

The 31-year-old, who won his first medal of the competition in last week's 10,000m discipline, finished the race in a time of 14:05.82.

Hayle Ibrahimov provided Farah's biggest threat to gold, but he fell short and had to settle for silver, while there was more joy for Team GB as Andy Vernon secured bronze.

Farah is now the most successful individual athlete in the competition's history.

Mo Farah celebrates winning gold in the men's 10,000m, while teammate Andy Vernon takes silver in Zurich on August 13, 2014
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