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Haile Gebrselassie speech About Mohamed Farah


Four-time Olympic best Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie are complex in a altercation over an declared annexation at a auberge acceptance to the Ethiopian contest abundant in Addis Ababa.

The Briton said he had money, a watch and two phones taken from his room, and that Gebrselassie did not advice him.

"I was just aghast with Haile," said 36-year-old Farah.

Gebrselassie, 46, responded by accusing Farah of "blackmail" and "defaming" his acceptability and business.

Farah fabricated the claims at the media examination accident of Sunday's London Marathon.

"Just to be honest, it's Haile who owns the auberge and if you break for three months in that hotel, it was actual black to apperceive that anyone who has that auberge and that affectionate of abutment couldn't do nothing," said Farah, who had been training in Ethiopia.

Gebrselassie accuses Farah of 'disgraceful conduct'

Farah declared that the items were baseborn on 23 March.

In a account beatific to BBC Sport via his agent, bifold Olympic 10,000m best Gebrselassie said he was because demography acknowledged activity adjoin Farah.

He said a argument bulletin he accustomed from Farah afore the London Marathon account appointment was an attack to "blackmail" him.

Gebrselassie said guests blockage at his auberge are asked to acknowledge if they are accustomed added than $350 (£271) in cash, so they could be accustomed the advantage of befitting the money in a safe box or accord it to admiral for safe-keeping.

He claimed that Farah chose to authority on to his money, which meant his auberge was not accurately answerable for it.

Gebrselassie said the declared annexation was appear and that 5 of the hotel's advisers were advised but appear after charge, abacus that badge "found annihilation on the appear robbery case".

Gebrselassie, who won four apple titles, said Farah was accustomed a 50% abatement on his auberge rates, but larboard after paying his account bill of 81,000 Ethiopian Birr (£2,170).

He aswell said his auberge agents appear "disgraceful conduct" by Farah and his associates and that he was appear to the badge for "attacking a affiliated amateur in the gym".

Gebrselassie said a bent allegation was alone because of his own arbitration role.

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