When Mo Farah of Great Britain fell while running the 10,000m race at the Olympics this weekend, both he and the millions watching thought that his chance of winning his third gold medal was over. However, Farah got up, kept running, and defied the odds to defend the title he won in London in 2012.

Farah got tripped up on his training partner Galen Rupp, which resulted in the epic tumble. With 16 laps still to go in the incredibly difficult race, Farah had enough time to regain his lead, sprinting ahead of Kenya's Paul Tanui in the last moments of the race to win gold. Farah, who has earned the nickname "Mobot," told The Mirror that he was just glad the fall came early on in the race.