Mo Farah Makes Public Statement Denying Drug Use; Says Alberto Salazar Assured Him Allegations Were False

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June 19, 2015

Mo Farah released the following statement and posted it on his facebook page. In it he denies ever using performance enhancing drugs, emphasizes the missed tests were simple mistakes and says the media attention has been tough on him and his family. He also mentions that he “demanded answers” from Alberto Salazar who assured him the claims were false.

Farah has been accused by the UK media of losing the PR battle and it came out that he hired some experts to help. This is likely Farah’s first step in helping to repair his damaged reputation.

I have never taken performance enhancing drugs in my life and I never will. Over the course of my career I have taken…

Posted by Mo Farah on Friday, June 19, 2015


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