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ED Miliband called on the country to back Mo Farah in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards - saying his first victory was the "defining moment" of the London Olympics.

The Labour leader hailed the Games as an example of Britain's ethnic diversity in a speech urging more direct action to further integration.

"If anything was a defining moment of the Olympics, amidst so many defining moments, it was Mo Farah's victories," he said.

Mo Farah "And wasn't that an amazing interview when he was asked: 'Wouldn't you rather be running for Somalia?' and he replied: 'This is my country mate'.

"That's why I will be voting for him for Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday," he told an audience in Tooting, south London, urging others to follow his lead.


Labour Leader Ed Miliband yesterday
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Publication:Daily Post (Conwy, Wales)
Date:Dec 15, 2012
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