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I'm behind Mo.

Byline: JOE CHURCHER

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.

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Publication:Daily Post (Conwy, Wales)
Date:Dec 15, 2012
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