Omar Farah, who is 20-years-old, was arrested and spent a month in a young offenders’ institution, before he became homeless and admitted to regularly smoking cannabis.
But double Olympic champion Mo, 29, has stuck by his brother – who was present to watch his elder sibling storm to victory in the men’s 10,000m final - and given him his full support as he attempts to turn his life around.
Omar said: “The experience of being in the young offenders’ unit made me never want to go back.
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