Boris Johnson does 'the Mobot' for Mo Farah charity

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 10:10 hrs

London Mayor Boris Johnson did 'the Mobot' pose for Mo Farah's Foundation, which provides aid to children in East Africa.

Mo Farah's 'Mobot' pose has become famous since the athlete used it after his gold medal winning performances, in the 10,000m and 5,000m runs.

Since then a number of people have mimicked it from Boris at a post-Olympic Games press conference to Usain Bolt after his victory.

According to the Telegraph, the charity hopes to raise 100,000 pounds towards the Mo Farah Orphanage and Sports Academy, a place of safety and shelter for children affected by the worst drought to hit the region in 60 years.

"Lots of people I've met since the Olympics have said I should do something with the Mobot and to be able to turn it into a dance craze that could have a huge benefit for children in East Africa seems the right thing to do," Farah said.

"Making a difference for kids who don't get the opportunities that I've had is a big part of what motivates me. I really hope that people join in and get behind it," he added. (ANI)

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