Day 2, Part 2 Athletics: World Championships


Day 2, Part 2

Gabby Logan introduces live coverage of the World Athletics Championships from the London Stadium, including the women's 10,000m and the men's 100m finals.


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This is world domination by Mo Farah.

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Michael Johnson storming away to another Gold Medal.

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Magnificent, Carl Lewis, that is history in the making!

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Jessica Ennis Hill is back on top of the world. A new world record.

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Champion of the world! Usain Bolt!

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In front of his home crowd, in the city he knows so well and the city

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he loves, the track that set him on this brilliant journey. It has never

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been as quick as this, it has never been as hard as this! This is

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phenomenal racing! The British best. With his heart pounding beneath it.

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He is a one-man world superpower, it is gold for Mo Farah.

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One of the things that separates the all-time greats from the rest is

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their ability to deliver when it matters most. We witnessed that in

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spine tingling form last night thanks to Mo Farah and stagnate, it

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is the turn of this man. -- tonight. Usain Bolt, of Jamaica. Usain Bolt

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is the world junior champion. It is going to be gold for Jamaica!

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Usain Bolt is the Olympic champion. He has done it again, a new

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world-record! 9.5. It is going to be gold. The

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champion becomes a legend! Unbeatable, unsurpassable!

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Usain Bolt, three times World Champion!

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Magnificent seven, the Odyssey continues!

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He has saved this title, he has saved his reputation. He may have

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even saved the sport! One last time.

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What a night it is set to be in the London Stadium in The Queen

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Elizabeth Park. Des two and Usain Bolt night. The final championship

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of his career. He has got the semifinals and we hope the final at

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9:45 p:m., the man's 100m vinyl, you do not want to miss it. Incredible

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atmosphere building here and IM privileged to be part of the

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sell-out crowd here, because everybody knows they will see

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something special, it is that man Justin Gatlin is, is he going to

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cause the upset? Not many can. Usain Bolt has seen the challenges of his

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career and he always runs them down. They bombed into each other on the

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track inevitably and somebody was more keen to say hello than the

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other! That is the way friendships and rivalries go! Usain Bolt never

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seems to really let anybody get under his skin and he had this

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incredible run of people coming at him. We have all enjoyed watching

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those rivalries, but somehow, he has bounced them off. Yes, he just has

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that confidence. It is not as if he has come out of nowhere, he has been

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in the sport so many years from junior level right the way to the

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finishing part of his career. I think that confidence he has and

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enjoyment he has for competing and being in front of a big crowd and

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performing the way he does, he carries that into every event. Said

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last night, Jess, it is about knowing when the time is right to

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finish your career, when you are not enjoying competing as much and he is

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getting to that point because it was a struggle to get to the line in

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Rio. I imagine on this the final day, the emotions inside must be

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just, the butterflies and anticipation and excitement. It must

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be huge. Just getting yourself ready for a race when his body is getting

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tired and it was a bit older, he is struggling to hold it together and

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to stay healthy in the season, getting ready for a big and

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important race like a World Championship final is huge, but when

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you know it is your last race and you so publicly stated that, it has

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got to be at the emotions will come out afterwards. Before that, it is

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the same showman, the same building it up, involving the crowd, any

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emotions will come out may be on the rostrum when he has crossed the line

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and not before. There was certainly in motion here when we met as one of

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the most incredible 10,000m races ever in a championship final, Mo

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Farah was going for his tenth championship gold and he is on his

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way to a better double gold on the global stage attention to life. --

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potentially. When you have a lot of everybody, the morning after, or

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what you want to do? You want to chat the Brendan Foster.

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Legend. I tell you what! Time and time again, he has delivered, one

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more time for Mo Farah. Honestly, it was lovely.

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In front of his home crowd, in the city he knows so well, the city that

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he loves, the track that set him on this brilliant journey.

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Congratulations, that was a fantastic performance last night, a

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pleasure to be there. Ever nervous? Yesterday was different for me

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knowing it was going to be the last ten K, I was just quite all

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yesterday. People were like, what is wrong, Mo? Early part, it was going

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reasonably, you were pretty close, you normally go to the back. I was

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pretty close, and you something would happen because the last ten

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years, they were saying they would be me on what they needed to do and

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they never load up. Now fair play, they followed this year and they

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made it one of the toughest championships of my career.

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Already orchestrating the crowd because York Strait the races as

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well. I am telling the people, I have been nation behind me, what you

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have, boys? It has never been as quick as this.

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3,000 metres to go and it was hurting, I was tired.

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Physically, that race was a bit crazy. 800m to go, I nearly got a

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couple of trips. From that point, was like, they are not going fast

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enough to beat me, try and control it where you feel good and where you

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have something left for the last lap and go for it.

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That was always my plan. The British best with his heart pounding beneath

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it. Tell us about crossing the line.

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It was beautiful, I really enjoyed it. There was that moment where it

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will not be forgotten. He is a one-man world superstar! It

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is gold for Farah. Excited for next weekend? Arsenal?

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No, Mo Farah, 5,000 metres. Physically OK? Some scratches and

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bruises, just have to take care of it and dressed and get ready and

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think whatever happens happens. It is a new race.

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Mo looking smart in his spectacles and very fresh. The morning after

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the night before. That is the medal table, let's savour that, it looks

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good, Paula? Very good, if it carries on like that, it sets the

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ball rolling and it is a great start. I'm sure the atmosphere

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inside the camp with the gold medal must have boosted everybody today

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will stop look at the fans, pouring in. They are the lucky ticket

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holders. If you have a ticket for tonight, you know you are in for a

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treat, not just for the semifinals and finals, we also have the women's

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semifinals and the 1500m and a fill condiment for Britain. You must be

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thrilled. It was amazing to watch last night, so happy to see gestured

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back and taking that race by the scruff of the neck. -- Jessica Judd.

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Qualifying for the semifinal, she's in a top semifinal and she might

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have to do the tonight but she is having fun with her running and to

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be surrounded by Laura Muir, Laura Weightman and Sarah McDonald,

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looking forward to watching the semifinals tonight. So loaded with

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talent, these runners. And running it in a hat tab on, you do not have

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to think much about your race strategy, it was a time trial --

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heptathlon. In the big sense of the word, you are kind of racing against

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yourself. In the 15, tactics is a huge part and I can't imagine having

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to run the race and think about everybody else and how I will get to

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different positions. Laura does so well and they have just breezed

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through Canterbury and looked confident. Excited about the

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semifinal and hopeful for all of them. It is going to be tough, it is

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one of these toughest races, if not the toughest race depth wise of the

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championships. Any other year, the semifinals could have been finals.

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Warming up on the track in her shades, which I wonder if she had

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those packed in her bag this morning when we had thunder and rain, we

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have had everything! The Sun has come out, it is bathed in sunshine.

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Looking fantastic. Starting to evoke the feelings of 2012. There has been

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reallocation medals already starting these championships and that will

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continue throughout. Jess is getting her gold upgrades tomorrow and it

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was gold last night for Mo, but tonight for Jo Pavey, it was an

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upgrade the Bronze. This is from fourth place in Osaka, the World

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Championships of 2007, the Abbey to took the silver bailed a doping test

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-- the athlete. That result meant it was Jo Pavey, the European champion

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of 2014, who thrilled everybody when she was a relatively new mother out

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there and she took that gold. A great Commonwealth Games the same

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year as well and ended up in the rostrum on sports personality,

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things came late for her in her career but you say, that was 2007.

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What would a medal have done for her in her career at that stage?

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Exactly, that is the biggest thing people who choose to treat rob from

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the sport. It is moments like this and it is changing the race, the way

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it would have been run and people's careers would pan out. Jenny Meadows

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has spoken about losing medals meant she went away, trained and her body

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broke down and she couldn't cope with that, and it is the knock-on

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effect. You can never get that back. What cheats take from our sport, you

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can never get back and you can't come down hard enough on them in my

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opinion. You have got a lot of gold medals already, Jess, you are

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getting another tomorrow, 6:45pm is your medal ceremony. An upgraded to

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gold from silver. It is ten minutes away from the 100m medal ceremony as

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well, so it is going to be a big evening for medals. But I have

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noticed the athletes are wearing tracksuits. What you think? Still

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debating what to wear. Have they a special maternity tracksuit? No, I

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think they wanted me to squeeze into my 2011 tracksuit and I said no

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chance! Trying to find something I will fit into. You looking cracking!

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Were all here tonight and we will play everybody in and discus every

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event that happens. But Michael likes his study time, he's out there

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being very studious. Working out. He is listening! Working out what he is

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going to say. We will discus the man's 100m. Michael, when you see

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his cushion, you know they are coming in the House during the

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night, so Michael is and Paula and Jess. Sorry, that was a bit hard! We

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have got a great evening in store, this is what you can't forward to.

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-- you can look forward to. The greatest athlete ever attempts to

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add a 12 gold world medal to his unparalleled collection of his

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career in ultimate style. Controversial American Justin Gatlin

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was booed during the heats on Friday, can the arch villain spring

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a surprise and upsell the finale of Usain Bolt?

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Also trying to gate-crash in the 100m is America's Christies --

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Christian Coleman, fastest in the world at the age of 21 issue.

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He is in top company but could CJ Ujah claim a first British world

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medal since Darren Campbell in 2003? Double European indoor champion

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Laura Muir at once to break onto the global stage, she is one of four

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British runners in the semifinals. With the high profile exit of Jeff

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Henderson and the absence of Greg Rutherford, the stage is set for

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world leader in South Africa's Hugo manana to deliver.

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She struggled in the High Jump today but can Katarina Johnson-Thompson do

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well today in the shot-put? Can the Belgian continued to

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dominate the day? Here is the timetable tonight, the Heptathlon

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with the shot put at seven o'clock and defiant last bit is the 100

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metres semifinals for the men, then the stern test from Daniel Stahl in

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the discus throw. Can he revisit his form. Four British athletes in the

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1500m, headed by Laura Miller, then Luvo Manyonga in the long jump in

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the absence of the injured Greg Rutherford. Henderson did not make

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the final. At ten past eight, the 10,000 metres for the women and at

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nine o'clock, the 200 metres and that is one of the pet events. And

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at 9:45pm, Usain Bolt could celebrate his 12 championship gold

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medal. It has been very eventful for the Heptathlon, our soul

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representative, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, despite huge

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promise earlier in her career, is yet to win a global outdoor medal.

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The favourite is the Belgian, Nafissatou Thiam, and this morning

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we had the Hurdles and the high jump and we have the story. The noise in

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the stadium is building because everybody is getting ready for the

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Women's Heptathlon featuring Katarina Johnson-Thompson and

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everyone has a ticket and they are in for a treat. Not the best start

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for Nafissatou Thiam, and alongside her, we have the lead from Anouk

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Vetter. 13.30 three. That is not a good start from Nafissatou Thiam.

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She never really got moving. Katarina Johnson-Thompson has work

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to do, but it is the Netherland is doing very well, Nadine Broersen.

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And 12.85 with Nadine Visser. We can think about Katarina

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Johnson-Thompson exploding into that event and perhaps some safety in the

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blocks because she was cautious at the start from Katarina

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Johnson-Thompson. You had a good look at her, how is she looking? Not

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the best start and she was looking worrying but she ran a good time. I

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think she will take some confidence from that. Katarina

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Johnson-Thompson, and we have Nadine Visser in front. Laura

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Ikauniece-Admidina losing huge points, struggling with a leg

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problem. If you were in the head of Katarina Johnson-Thompson, how do

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you improve? Absolutely, that is the key to the Heptathlon, park those

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emotions temporarily, stay in the moment and focus on what is coming

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up next. The first attempt, 180. Great start for Katarina

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Johnson-Thompson. Very relaxed looking Katarina Johnson-Thompson,

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passing at this height. Basically, that is a smart move, you want to be

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at your best when the bar is highest. It was a tactic she hoped

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would pay off later in the morning but having passed at 1.83, she would

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fail at 1.80 six. Failing three times here would be a nightmare. One

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point 86. No! My gosh! And you can see just how devastating that is.

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That is a massive disappointment for Katarina Johnson-Thompson, and she

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knows it. Speechless. The competition continued until the

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final two operates a shrug athletes, including the Olympic champion. She

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has got that as well. 1.85. That was a clean clearance, delighted with

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that. Neither could improve on 1.95,... The standings after two

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events. And Nafissatou Thiam in the lead by seven points from Rodriguez,

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who had a fantastic high jump and create that head-to-head we thought

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would be with Katarina Johnson-Thompson. Katarina

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Johnson-Thompson, by virtue of the fact that both events were good but

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not perhaps good enough for her, she is still in fifth place but she

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still has the shot put and that is not one of her favourites. She is

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well behind Nafissatou Thiam in distance. She is capable of 30

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metres and that will get her some points, but Nafissatou Thiam is

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fantastic. She is capable of throwing 50 metres. What has she

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lost? Let us not say 1.98, but what if we said 1.96? It is massive,

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people says the high jump is over weighted, it has been that way for

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years but you are compromised, if you are a very good high jump, she

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has to dig deep and she knows she can throw 13 metres, it is whether

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she has left that baggage behind. She has to come out here with a

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clean slate and be aggressive, I want to see her being aggressive.

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She is not coming in here... She is such a proficient high jump. Easy,

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nothing you would have said was wrong with that at 1.80? You

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generally do not think Katarina Johnson-Thompson will get into

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trouble, you can always feel she has what it takes to get over. That was

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the second? And her jumping ability is incredible, the long jump and the

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high jump but she just did not have any rhythm on the runway, trying to

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clear the bar before she even had any height. There was devastation,

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she knows that has cost her dearly. They worked on her conditioning.

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Utter disbelief. We talk about mental state and before the Hurdles

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we talked about her ability to compartmentalise and move things to

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one side and in Beijing, she was devastated by the long jump and you

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put your arms around her and we were back on watching that in the studio

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in Salford and that was a real moment. As a new mother out there,

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you could see the heartbreak on her face? Every heptathlete knows that

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feeling, we were rivals but I knew just how awful it was for her to be

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in that position, to have no jumps. It is soul destroying, that is the

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event, you have to get through every event, mentally strong and

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physically get through. Devastating last year. And Nafissatou Thiam did

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that today, by her standards she had an average Hurdles? And she then

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does this in the high jump? You always know things will not always

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be perfect. You have to accept that, getting the personal best is a

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bonus, it is rare, Nafissatou Thiam last year, that was some error and

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she has grown into this role. I wondered how she would cope with

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being Olympic champion and she has gone from strength to strength, we

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saw that at the European Championships and she was supreme

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and she has transferred that and she is in a very Nice -- nice move at

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the moment. At lunchtime we felt disappointed for her and her

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Heptathlon chances, somebody else could have an event that does not go

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well and she can pick herself up? Hope is not lost? You will not get a

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personal best in every event, you have to decide on those performances

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and Katarina Johnson-Thompson has to shorten the gap between those

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events, she will not beat Nafissatou Thiam in the shot put, it is making

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those gaps smaller to get closer to the medals. The shot put and 200

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metres left to come tonight and we getting down to only minutes away

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from the men coming into the stadium for the 100 metres semifinals. Some

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of them will still be on the track before heading into the cool room.

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Or an ad-lib is there. The air is thick with anticipation ahead of the

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main event, myself and Colin went through a crowd of nine people deep,

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all having their eyes on Usain Bolt and is it fair to say there is an

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element of nervousness in the air because of yesterday? Usain Bolt is

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not the most comfortable out of the blocks and he was quite vocal about

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how he was not very comfortable, that will have caused bells for

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everybody but he is a professional and perfectionist and he will put

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that to bed and were definitely give him, he would use. If the blocks are

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the same, he will be coming out. He will not care about any of the other

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competitors but who will be the main challenge? The semifinal is red-hot

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and with Coleman for the United States, he was in the same

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semifinal, we could see potential medallists going together very

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early, they are like heavyweight boxers, there will be lots of this

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Sun that going on until the main event! I should have warmed myself

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up for that! He is up against the best? That semifinal is very tough

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for CJ and he will drive his best, the fastest loser places. This man

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likes to put his money where his mouth is, will Usain Bolt do it

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tonight? Yes, he will, 9.81! It looks glorious, confident, Colin

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predicting 9.81. He has come in two major championships under pressure,

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in 2015 there was almost pantomime Theatre with Bolt against Gatland

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and in the build-up to the Rio Olympics he told us how he dealt

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with that. People loved seeing the 100 metres as the fastest medal in

:27:48.:27:52.

the world. Going into the championship I was nervous, I was a

:27:53.:27:57.

little bit worried, the extra pressure people but aren't you

:27:58.:28:01.

because they were going with good against bad with myself and Justin

:28:02.:28:08.

Gatlin. I remember my coach saying, listen, the only person I am seeing

:28:09.:28:15.

showing off more on the occasion that new is Justin Gatlin. When he

:28:16.:28:20.

comes to the championship, he will always be ready. He always pushes me

:28:21.:28:34.

to be my best so I appreciate that. Justin Gatlin, he has never been

:28:35.:28:40.

under so much pressure in his life. He is usually running away or being

:28:41.:28:49.

chased. I talked to my coach and he said, don't worry, you are the

:28:50.:28:54.

champion, you have been here many times, just get it done, you know

:28:55.:29:07.

what to do. Justin Gatlin! Usain Bolt! Usain Bolt!

:29:08.:29:21.

We are about nine minutes away from the first of the semifinals,

:29:22.:29:29.

conditions could not be better? I think we will learn a lot in these

:29:30.:29:38.

semifinals. Yesterday left some questions with Bolt questioning the

:29:39.:29:41.

starting blocks and questioning his own performance. And that plus the

:29:42.:29:49.

performance from Christian Coleman left some questions so we will see

:29:50.:29:54.

things taking shape and we will have a race. How relevant do you think

:29:55.:30:01.

that rivalry Usain Bolt was so eloquent about, how is that relevant

:30:02.:30:09.

tonight? It is poignant, it shows you why Usain Bolt wins so many

:30:10.:30:13.

races when he comes into championships where he is not at his

:30:14.:30:16.

best, we have seen that time and again and here, he is more

:30:17.:30:20.

vulnerable tonight that he ever has been in the past. But that is why he

:30:21.:30:25.

will probably win, he understands how to deal with pressure and he

:30:26.:30:33.

also understands the effect that pressure has on his competitors when

:30:34.:30:36.

they think, maybe there is some chink in the armour with somebody

:30:37.:30:38.

like Coleman. He knows how to perform and produce

:30:39.:30:57.

the type of performers that he needs to win. Others do not know how to do

:30:58.:31:02.

that and that is why he will probably win again tonight when he

:31:03.:31:06.

is not at his best because some of those other people probably will not

:31:07.:31:10.

produce their best performance. If they are able to do that, Christian

:31:11.:31:14.

Coleman as an example has the fastest time this year in the world

:31:15.:31:17.

and he looked fantastic yesterday, if you can do that again two more

:31:18.:31:23.

times, maybe he can win. We are in for a real treat, but at the end of

:31:24.:31:28.

the day, look, it is hard to beat him. And that piece about how he

:31:29.:31:34.

understands the sport and himself as a competitor shows why he is so hard

:31:35.:31:40.

to beat. Earlier, I was saying to Jess he had almost a struggle to get

:31:41.:31:44.

to the line in Rio and to motivate and get himself to his final

:31:45.:31:49.

Olympics, so it must have been a challenge this year. Today, he wakes

:31:50.:31:53.

up this morning and he knows today is the last day, he must have a

:31:54.:31:56.

range of emotions to deal with more than normal on the final

:31:57.:32:01.

championship day. He is a unique individual in that he understands

:32:02.:32:04.

and he has talked about, we saw in the documentary he feels pressure,

:32:05.:32:09.

he just knows how to deal with it as a competitor. But as a person, it it

:32:10.:32:15.

does not matter to him. His legacy is set. Life will continue. That is

:32:16.:32:20.

not how he lives. Life will continue, it is not the end of the

:32:21.:32:24.

world. He wants it bad, he wants to win and go out winning. But in the

:32:25.:32:29.

grand scheme of things, it does not matter to him. And that is a very

:32:30.:32:35.

unique balance. I can't see myself doing that, I would not put myself

:32:36.:32:39.

on the line here, I retired on top after Sydney and when I weighed out

:32:40.:32:44.

whether there was more to gain or to lose, I felt there was more to lose,

:32:45.:32:51.

it will take my toys and go home! And that is what I admire about him,

:32:52.:32:55.

he felt, there is nothing for me to prove. I still will put it on the

:32:56.:33:00.

line and give these guys a shot at me. And he likes that. He feels like

:33:01.:33:04.

he will give them a shot and beat them. A better reaction Justin

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Gatlin from the crowd and there was last night, there was pantomime

:33:12.:33:14.

BOOING last night. I went out and had a word with the crowd! All

:33:15.:33:19.

60,000! I think again, if you are going to do that with Gatlin, do it

:33:20.:33:24.

for all the people who have ever testified that in sport, do not make

:33:25.:33:27.

him the poster child for what is wrong with the sport. It is a

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fascinating 20 minutes for the semifinals, let's get down onto the

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track for the first of three semifinals of the men's 100m. Good

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evening, Steve Cram. Good evening, everybody. The chair

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was on the big screen and in the stadium, it was Katarina

:33:49.:33:53.

Johnson-Thompson. Rather than for Mr Gatlin, so interesting to see what

:33:54.:34:01.

his image, when his image appears, what reaction he gets. We have three

:34:02.:34:06.

races, we have three British athletes. Will one of them make it

:34:07.:34:09.

through to the final tonight? Hopefully to join Bolt. Hopefully to

:34:10.:34:16.

give this crowd not only the chance to cheer Bolt and whoever else is in

:34:17.:34:23.

there. Dasaolu run very well in the British Championships. And he has

:34:24.:34:28.

performed well all season. Up against him, he has got one of the

:34:29.:34:35.

fastest men in the world this year, Akani Simbine, Aska Cambridge,

:34:36.:34:41.

Julian Forte from Jamaica. Justin Gatlin is in six. An Zhenye Xie of

:34:42.:34:53.

China. Well, he has a habit of running well in South Africa, Akani

:34:54.:34:58.

Simbine. But not producing it in the championships. That was the case

:34:59.:35:04.

yesterday. So he is in lane two. On his game, he's very quick. Aska

:35:05.:35:09.

Cambridge is not the best of the Japanese, we will see Brown, a young

:35:10.:35:13.

talent, in the next. James Dasaolu, the Croydon Harriers member. Loving

:35:14.:35:20.

the crowd. He has to finish in the top two, only the top two guaranteed

:35:21.:35:25.

and two Buster spots, three races the semifinal. Julian Forte, 995 in

:35:26.:35:33.

qualifying, equalling his personal best. That was special for the

:35:34.:35:36.

Jamaican crowd and there is a what in here tonight. There you go.

:35:37.:35:47.

BOOING. Nothing else to be said really. The

:35:48.:35:54.

crowd incline to have an opinion, in all sports they have those they like

:35:55.:36:00.

and those they do not. Ivory Coast, having a wonderfully consistent

:36:01.:36:06.

season chasing the CJ Ujah and others, Meite. Kim of Korea. A new

:36:07.:36:17.

national record set this year. And Zhenye Xie, not the best of the

:36:18.:36:23.

Chinese. And the Chinese will have a good Relay team. That will be later

:36:24.:36:29.

in the week. So three semifinals, Bolt is in the third. This is the

:36:30.:36:38.

first. Gatlin. He is in six. Dasaolu in four. Meite in lane seven will be

:36:39.:36:53.

the big threat. A packed house, as you would expect.

:36:54.:37:05.

A plain start, the quickest on the far side, Akani Simbine, Gatland

:37:06.:37:11.

running through the middle. It is going to be close. Meite in fourth.

:37:12.:37:19.

I said if he gets it right, he will be a threat, not as fast as I was

:37:20.:37:25.

expecting from the likes of Gatlin. Even Meite. 10.6 in a slight

:37:26.:37:37.

headwind. Pretty good conditions. Simbine winning by 41 hundredths of

:37:38.:37:41.

a second from Justin Gatlin and that is a good return. Sadly, Dasaolu

:37:42.:37:48.

will not be quick enough. And he was in fourth place anyway. What did you

:37:49.:37:53.

make of that, Colin? Meite just held off by Justin Gatlin. Interesting

:37:54.:37:58.

race. Everybody wondering if Simbine would turn it on and that is exactly

:37:59.:38:02.

what he did come out of the blocks, taking an early lead. You know when

:38:03.:38:06.

you go to the first round and you cruise through? You get chopped in

:38:07.:38:10.

and outside lane. You do not get in the mix. That can cause a bit of a

:38:11.:38:14.

problem. Justin Gatlin sneaking through for the second place. Much

:38:15.:38:21.

closer, I was not expecting it to be that close. Expected it to be a bit

:38:22.:38:25.

faster than that, but it is only the semifinal. Redman will be ready for

:38:26.:38:33.

that final. It is interesting, I was chatting to the American management

:38:34.:38:36.

and they were playing down Gatlin saying he had changed too many

:38:37.:38:40.

things in his normal setup. Not sure he is in the right place mentally

:38:41.:38:44.

for this and the BOOING can't help. That was not a Gatlin performance

:38:45.:38:50.

for me in the semifinal stage. No, not vintage. He is getting older,

:38:51.:38:54.

you have to add that into the equation, and he will all be looking

:38:55.:38:58.

that always be looking, and searching, but in the final. 10.9,

:38:59.:39:04.

one of the slowest races he will have run.

:39:05.:39:09.

The heptathlete out for the third event of seven, Katarina

:39:10.:39:15.

Johnson-Thompson, huge disappointment in the High Jump. Way

:39:16.:39:22.

down on what she is capable of, soul destroying, in the words of Jessica

:39:23.:39:27.

Ennis-Hill. First row, looking to salvage a challenge for a medal.

:39:28.:39:33.

Down the left sector. Almost stopping in the middle. Around 12

:39:34.:39:41.

metres. She can go over 30 metres. So a steady start. A little reverse

:39:42.:39:44.

speed and changing technique. She has made this year. Let's have a

:39:45.:39:50.

look at that. Not a bad start, she has got a throw in, above 12 metres

:39:51.:39:57.

is OK. Not setting the world alight and it is not going to make ground

:39:58.:40:02.

on the position. 12.1. This is one of the contenders for the medals.

:40:03.:40:10.

Carolin Schafer, of Germany. In third place overall. And you can see

:40:11.:40:14.

the personal best way beyond what we have just seen from Katarina

:40:15.:40:20.

Johnson-Thompson. Over 40 metres. Different lines, it is a different

:40:21.:40:23.

sector. The better throwers on one side of the sector at the end of

:40:24.:40:29.

this Olympic Stadium. Katarina Johnson-Thompson in the opposite

:40:30.:40:35.

pool. Based on lifetime bests. Good start for Schafer. Really good

:40:36.:40:46.

start, lifetime best, 14.84. This is the event leader, the Olympic

:40:47.:40:52.

champion, Nafissatou Thiam. In full flow. 1.95 in the High Jump, average

:40:53.:41:04.

in the hurdles. The personal best is her season's best, over 50 metres,

:41:05.:41:08.

this is the gap Katarina Johnson-Thompson is looking at.

:41:09.:41:17.

Thiam looking to increase her lead. Got her right shoulder and that,

:41:18.:41:22.

that is around, over 50 metres. That is a big effort from Thiam, of

:41:23.:41:33.

Belgium. That is how to do it. It was pretty raw, actually, the

:41:34.:41:41.

technique. A bit like the High Jump. 15.17. So Katarina Johnson-Thompson

:41:42.:41:48.

losing more ground on the opposition and not much you can do about it at

:41:49.:41:53.

the moment. Second of three semifinals in the

:41:54.:42:01.

man's race. This is a big fellow, Emmanuel Matadi, he raced for the

:42:02.:42:05.

United States in the past but is representing the country of his

:42:06.:42:09.

birth, Liberia. Jamaican born Alex Wilson who has been living in

:42:10.:42:17.

Switzerland since he was 13. Fairly modest in the last round. Yohan

:42:18.:42:23.

Blake. World Champion in 2011. When Usain Bolt made a false start.

:42:24.:42:36.

Outside him, this huge talent, 18 years old, Abdul Hakim Sani Brown of

:42:37.:42:39.

Japan. Father from Ghana and Japanese mother. Bingtian Su,

:42:40.:42:49.

outstandingly quick out of the blocks. Jak Ali Harvey, the former

:42:50.:42:58.

Jamaican competing for Turkey over the last two years, finished well in

:42:59.:43:01.

his heat to come through. This man had to finish well, he started

:43:02.:43:05.

dreadfully, he likes a show on the start line. And then some noise to,

:43:06.:43:17.

the Reece Prescod. Such a hugely talented youngster. A tall man, you

:43:18.:43:22.

can see what happens, you can have problems and growing pains and now

:43:23.:43:28.

only fulfilling his potential. 10.3 in qualifying, that was in lane two

:43:29.:43:34.

and now he is in lane nine. Writing the flanks to the final of the 100m,

:43:35.:43:41.

a big asked. To reach the semifinal, an achievement in itself. Only two

:43:42.:43:45.

go through, the first heat, the first semifinal, was not quick. An

:43:46.:43:51.

outside chance of being one of the two fastest losers. Prescod is in

:43:52.:43:56.

lane nine. Second semifinal of the man's 100m.

:43:57.:44:10.

Su Bingtian flies away. A stumble from Sani Brown. Prescod coming

:44:11.:44:22.

through and he gets second on the line. Yohan Blake the victory. But

:44:23.:44:27.

Reece Prescod is heading to the final of the world's Championships,

:44:28.:44:30.

what a run once he got into his running! He was flying! He does not

:44:31.:44:37.

know it yet, but it has been confirmed. He sees it on the screen,

:44:38.:44:42.

10.0 five. Consistent, consistently quick. He ran so well in the first

:44:43.:44:49.

round. And what a run he has put together in the semifinal. Yohan

:44:50.:44:53.

Blake the victory, but most of the cheers inside the stadium for the

:44:54.:44:56.

man in second place because Reece Prescod is true to the final of the

:44:57.:44:58.

100m. What a strong performance from that

:44:59.:45:09.

young man, if he could repeat that, he would be very close. His start

:45:10.:45:16.

was not as good at the finish is one that Reece Prescod can always

:45:17.:45:21.

deliver, passing everybody very easily. Only Yohan Blake. Everybody

:45:22.:45:33.

else, he treated them like, OK, this is my turf, and I will fight

:45:34.:45:39.

through. Brilliant run. Look at him moving past all except Yohan Blake.

:45:40.:45:50.

He is tall, he is like Bolt. He needs a while to get into the

:45:51.:45:55.

running. Popping out of the blocks, that is the way he runs. This is the

:45:56.:46:00.

way he will improve, getting used to the start, he will have a very nice

:46:01.:46:06.

progression in his sprinting life, lovely running from Reece Prescod.

:46:07.:46:12.

Interesting things happening all over. The match touted Japanese

:46:13.:46:22.

athlete, Abdul Hakim Sani Brown, had a terrible stumble. We can confirm,

:46:23.:46:36.

these are the tables. , automatic qualification. Here he comes, we can

:46:37.:46:51.

break off from Bolt as Katarina Johnson-Thompson gets ready for his

:46:52.:46:55.

second effort in the shot put. Slight improvement. The noise in the

:46:56.:47:04.

stadium as Usain Bolt enters, ready for the semifinal. The third event

:47:05.:47:11.

of the Heptathlon, Katarina Johnson-Thompson losing some ground

:47:12.:47:15.

and this is damage limitation, the shot put is not strong for her, it

:47:16.:47:27.

is better than, well, 12.37, she needs more in the third round.

:47:28.:47:39.

Balding macro the stadium erupted when Usain Bolt entered the arena.

:47:40.:47:43.

We are hoping will be the penultimate time, we hope this is

:47:44.:47:50.

going well and we would like to see him in the final, you are not

:47:51.:47:54.

worried about the semifinal? Especially given The Times we have

:47:55.:48:01.

seen, this semifinal does have Christian Coleman, that should be an

:48:02.:48:06.

interesting prided to what we will see tonight but I do not think he

:48:07.:48:10.

will have any problems. He is anxious to run at this point and we

:48:11.:48:14.

will see something very different from the execution last night. That

:48:15.:48:21.

was a very good run from Reece Prescod? He has a weirdo start, but

:48:22.:48:28.

what was impressive is the finish, he was maybe in sixth place halfway

:48:29.:48:37.

through. And to take second place, if you can get that start together,

:48:38.:48:43.

he can get under ten seconds. He shows consistency, he can be really

:48:44.:48:49.

good. His eyes are moving around, you don't tend to see that much, you

:48:50.:48:56.

used to seeing the affiliates really focused, his eyes were going left

:48:57.:49:00.

and right, just the way he does his thing. This is a new technique from

:49:01.:49:09.

the new preparation camp, he is learning so much and he has been

:49:10.:49:13.

working on his stance. Coming together nicely. Chijindu Ujah next

:49:14.:49:28.

to Usain Bolt in Heat 3, the final at 9:45pm tonight. Steve Cram,

:49:29.:49:38.

described the atmosphere. Just below us, around a couple of hundred

:49:39.:49:41.

Jamaican supporters, very close to the finish line, they have placards

:49:42.:49:50.

with the silhouette of this man, the unmistakable silhouette with his

:49:51.:50:03.

pose and the word legend. And some scarves, which were selling outside

:50:04.:50:08.

for only ?3. He does represent his country so well and there is a great

:50:09.:50:14.

Jamaican contingent in London to support him. There is a lot of

:50:15.:50:20.

nervous tension as well, that was very nice bowl from Shuhei Tada from

:50:21.:50:31.

Japan. Emre Zafer Barnes had to come through the preliminary rounds. And

:50:32.:50:36.

is this the man to upset the party, Christian Coleman? 12.01 -- 9.82.

:50:37.:50:48.

Until the American trials, he was unbeaten. Andrew Fisher, another

:50:49.:50:55.

transfer from Jamaica. CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

:50:56.:51:02.

This is what we have come to see. He is the one they have come to see. He

:51:03.:51:08.

is the reason why so many people are here tonight. He has called Usain

:51:09.:51:18.

Bolt. Chijindu Ujah next to him, getting some British support.

:51:19.:51:27.

Brilliant run from Reece Prescod, what can Chijindu Ujah do? Jimmy

:51:28.:51:31.

Vicaut is struggling with a hamstring injury. But he looked like

:51:32.:51:38.

he was ready to go fast in qualification. And a bit of a

:51:39.:51:43.

surprise, Cejhae Greene from Antigua and Barbuda, a 21-year-old, just

:51:44.:51:53.

outside ten seconds this year. So far, pretty slow and I don't think

:51:54.:51:56.

he has ever needed to be the fastest loser, at the moment 10.12 would be

:51:57.:52:05.

good enough, and with Christian Coleman and Usain Bolt in this, that

:52:06.:52:10.

is maybe what he is looking at. And with Bolt next to him, maybe he can

:52:11.:52:14.

be dragged through to join him in the final. Here we go, the last

:52:15.:52:19.

individual semifinal from Usain Bolt. Surely he has to make it

:52:20.:52:24.

three? Bolt is away pretty well. And

:52:25.:52:44.

Christian Coleman. Bolt looks across. 9.97. Well, he is through,

:52:45.:52:58.

but there is a huge sigh of relief from the television stations around

:52:59.:53:03.

the world, but that is interesting, the first glimpse of Usain Bolt and

:53:04.:53:07.

Christian Coleman together and the threat looks like it is coming from

:53:08.:53:15.

this man, not Justin Gatlin. Look at his face? His name is not on there?

:53:16.:53:23.

The top four does not have his name. But we know, it's all right.

:53:24.:53:34.

Interesting, just for one second the crowd were thinking, what is going

:53:35.:53:40.

on? Surely that was Usain Bolt? And his name is not on the computer

:53:41.:53:43.

screen. His name has disappeared early. Chijindu Ujah... He is on

:53:44.:53:55.

there, right now. For a little while he had changed his name to Andrew

:53:56.:54:04.

Fisher. He is not starting well but Christian Coleman is explosive?

:54:05.:54:10.

Blasting this out. He says to Usain Bolt, this is how I am, if you are

:54:11.:54:16.

going to hold me back, I will still be working harder for 15 metres

:54:17.:54:23.

more. Usain Bolt, hauling himself out of the blocks, not charging with

:54:24.:54:28.

frequency. Checking to his left, he can see Hellfire Coleman is in front

:54:29.:54:33.

of him. You seem that long stride he has. And in the final, he will have

:54:34.:54:39.

to nail that start and from a much better position at the 50 metres

:54:40.:54:47.

mark and go from there. -- you can see how far. Usain Bolt looks and

:54:48.:54:55.

control, I need to start to pull this all the way through. Still

:54:56.:55:01.

glancing over there. And Christian Coleman, giving that little glance.

:55:02.:55:11.

Bolt smiling. So close and yet so far once again? I did not quite get

:55:12.:55:17.

out of the blocks. Really disappointed with that. It was the

:55:18.:55:23.

toughest of the semifinals with Usain Bolt and Christian Coleman,

:55:24.:55:29.

what was the thought process? I knew what I was up against, I just did

:55:30.:55:35.

not not execute the start. And as for your roommate, Reece Prescod,

:55:36.:55:41.

what can you say to him about the final? He is full of surprises, you

:55:42.:55:48.

never know, amazing talent, why not get a medal? Why not? I am going to

:55:49.:55:57.

get behind him and support him. I wish I could have been there with

:55:58.:55:58.

him. Thank you for talking to us. Very disappointed last year, this

:55:59.:56:11.

year it is two hundredths of a final by which he misses the final. And

:56:12.:56:24.

the fastest loser... Jimmy Vicaut. Shades of Beijing when he got

:56:25.:56:27.

through to the final but I suspect that is the tussle, Blake will

:56:28.:56:35.

feature, how much quicker can Bolt get? He has got quicker in every

:56:36.:56:42.

race this season. These are the qualifiers. Reece Prescod, brilliant

:56:43.:56:51.

to see him, Christian Coleman, two from the USA and Jamaica. And

:56:52.:57:03.

Bingtian Su. The second of seven in the high jump. Rodriguez from Cuba.

:57:04.:57:17.

She has over 40 metres and that is better. Just shy of 14 metres. We

:57:18.:57:24.

have talked about putting herself into contention for a medal and she

:57:25.:57:29.

will be one to watch. Very good technique. The left side staying

:57:30.:57:38.

strong, but shy of 14. And your best ever was 14.60 four.

:57:39.:57:50.

She needs over 13 metres. She needs her lifetime best. Like a golfer

:57:51.:58:00.

with a double bogey, she needs to birdie the next hole. She needs to

:58:01.:58:09.

dig deep for a personal best. She needs to push on. She is not on for

:58:10.:58:21.

that at the moment, she is on for 6498. Yorgelis Rodriguez is not

:58:22.:58:28.

doing well, the bronze medal is still there. Katarina

:58:29.:58:32.

Johnson-Thompson can still get that? I think so. Putting together this

:58:33.:58:42.

textbook first day, Nafissatou Thiam. As solid start, not like the

:58:43.:58:51.

Hurdles but was very good in the high jump and she has gone beyond 15

:58:52.:59:00.

metres. 15.17. Getting ready for this second effort, she can really

:59:01.:59:06.

go after this, she has that long throw at the points on the board in

:59:07.:59:12.

this third event. She can really push her right shoulder, this is

:59:13.:59:20.

where she gets her distance from. Maybe losing the left side little

:59:21.:59:25.

bit, dropping below. I don't think that is any improvement. And that is

:59:26.:59:33.

what happens. But the Olympic champion leads the world here. And

:59:34.:59:37.

at the moment, she looks unstoppable. There is no improvement

:59:38.:59:55.

14.76. Nafissatou Thiam, fantastic in the shot put and delivering, like

:59:56.:00:00.

Rio, where it matters most, and building on the impressive high

:00:01.:00:05.

jump, I'm just head over to the board with Michael. Michael has been

:00:06.:00:13.

working hard on some analysis. Reece Prescod in the Men's 100 metres

:00:14.:00:18.

final tonight. He mentioned his start, you said it was strange?

:00:19.:00:24.

Slow? Just a little bit weird, we can look at him in the semifinal,

:00:25.:00:30.

Great Run, fantastic, watch here, not a great start, already behind,

:00:31.:00:40.

at this point he is maybe in fifth or sixth place and this is where

:00:41.:00:45.

things get impressive. Ready to pick up the speed and come through. Look

:00:46.:00:47.

here. This is causing it to be weird. His

:00:48.:00:56.

ankles almost touching, that will not get you much power of the blog

:00:57.:01:00.

and that is why his start was not very good at all. But again, he was

:01:01.:01:06.

able to come through it and overcome that, a poor start. To keep his

:01:07.:01:10.

focus, continue to execute. His eyes on the finish line, and just pick

:01:11.:01:17.

through the field. Get himself into second place. Amazing performance,

:01:18.:01:22.

to get himself into the final. Is that something that he could

:01:23.:01:25.

literally change in a split second? His mother is watching and she text

:01:26.:01:29.

at him to say his ankles were together on the start box, does that

:01:30.:01:33.

make a difference? It can make a massive difference because he can

:01:34.:01:36.

get a better push from the starting blocks, it it is also the way he

:01:37.:01:41.

came off the blocks. If your ankles touch and you put pressure on the

:01:42.:01:44.

blocks and that does not propel you forward, it propels you inward and

:01:45.:01:50.

one knee towards another, you do not go forward. That is absolutely

:01:51.:01:54.

something. He is young, it could be just a mistake. There's time ever

:01:55.:02:00.

Usain Bolt has been beating the semifinal or Olympic semifinal --

:02:01.:02:07.

first time. He could have won that. Let's take a look. Much better in

:02:08.:02:14.

this race and he had been in the semifinal. This is what he wanted to

:02:15.:02:20.

do, to come out here and make up for what happened yesterday and he does

:02:21.:02:25.

very well. No problem with the blocks this time, a better start.

:02:26.:02:29.

This time, he executes and he takes his time and his more patient. Last

:02:30.:02:34.

night, he rushed it when he saw he was in trouble. He slows down, he

:02:35.:02:39.

looks at the screen and he feels comfortable and he knows he could

:02:40.:02:43.

continue this if he wants and go and win this. But he will be very bit

:02:44.:02:47.

for the final. And I think there is more where that came from. Does he

:02:48.:02:51.

will leave a bit. Why would he do that? For his own confidence going

:02:52.:02:58.

into the final not push that bit? Because he always has confidence and

:02:59.:03:02.

he does not need to build confidence by beating Coleman who is not the

:03:03.:03:07.

World Champion and Olympic champion like Usain Bolt. He knows he just

:03:08.:03:10.

needs to be patient and do what he does and stay within himself. When

:03:11.:03:15.

it really counts, which is what he always does, then he will put it all

:03:16.:03:18.

on the line. Ready for the moment, Michael. Paula has joined us, what

:03:19.:03:23.

we are looking out for? On the track. Laura Muir. She is in the

:03:24.:03:31.

first of the semifinals of the 1500m, all British women made it

:03:32.:03:35.

through, all four. Laura is the Diamond League winner and the best

:03:36.:03:39.

in Britain. That is why we get four women in the semifinals, what race

:03:40.:03:44.

to she need to qualify for the final tonight? She knows, she just has to

:03:45.:03:50.

run it like any race, and she always lays it on the line and she puts it,

:03:51.:03:56.

makes it into a brave and tough race and she will do that. And Jess Judd

:03:57.:04:00.

as well. Just might have to run another personal best to advance

:04:01.:04:05.

through to the final, she would just attack this race. They are up

:04:06.:04:12.

against Kipyegon. Caster Semenya. Dibaba. Any of the year, it could be

:04:13.:04:22.

a final. Coming through thick and fast and these semifinals are the

:04:23.:04:26.

highest of high quality. The women's semifinals of the 1500m and it is

:04:27.:04:34.

Heat 1 and Mrs Steve Cram. Round one was the highest quality

:04:35.:04:37.

ever in a major championships in terms of the time achieved and part

:04:38.:04:42.

of the worst you to Jess Judd which made the others have to run quick

:04:43.:04:49.

because of her frontrunning. Two Olympic champions, Kipyegon and

:04:50.:04:56.

Semenya. A defending World Champion, Dibaba, also the world record

:04:57.:04:59.

holder. Laura Muir, the champion in the European Indoors and the

:05:00.:05:07.

European outdoor champion, Cichocka. Also the likes of Arafi and grace of

:05:08.:05:15.

the United States. Quality athletes and only five go through. Tsegay

:05:16.:05:22.

under four minutes this year and she is still only 20. Laura Muir. She

:05:23.:05:27.

has got a bit of a strapping on her leg. I think she has been nursing a

:05:28.:05:32.

bit of an Achilles issue. Hopefully, that is OK. Might get a look at that

:05:33.:05:39.

strapping shortly. The defending champion Dibaba and almost looking

:05:40.:05:43.

back to her best. Just an incredible world-record. We were not sure

:05:44.:05:50.

whether she would run the 5,000 and she chose the 1,500 and she might

:05:51.:05:55.

yet run the 5,000. Personal best by Jess Judd, superb run in the heats,

:05:56.:05:59.

it you can expect something similar. She knows nothing but to go out and

:06:00.:06:03.

run as hard as she can. The others will love that. Arafi, Zoe Buckman

:06:04.:06:10.

of Australia knows this is a tough semifinal, as does Klein. And what

:06:11.:06:16.

about Caster Semenya? The Olympic champion at the 800m and they have

:06:17.:06:23.

just ignored her on the start line. The Olympic 1500m champion Kipyegon.

:06:24.:06:28.

Faith very popular among the 1500m runner contenders. Semenya is a

:06:29.:06:34.

stranger amongst this group of athletes because this is not her

:06:35.:06:37.

normal event and most people very surprised to see her contest this as

:06:38.:06:45.

well as the 800. The semifinal, five to go through, the two fastest

:06:46.:06:52.

losers from the two. Sitting next to me, you and I both enjoyed Jess,

:06:53.:06:57.

Rebecca, incredible journey to get back to this form. Yesterday in the

:06:58.:07:02.

heats, a lot of people saying how much they enjoyed her running. It is

:07:03.:07:06.

kind of all she knows and I think we will get something similar. It is

:07:07.:07:11.

really good. An athlete knows her strengths. Even under pressure, the

:07:12.:07:18.

World Championship semifinal, she is taking this competition and sticking

:07:19.:07:22.

to her challenge and that is a real strength for the young lady who we

:07:23.:07:27.

will see a lot more of in the future. Dibaba realises she has got

:07:28.:07:31.

to get close. This is a loaded field with real talent in it. This could

:07:32.:07:39.

grace any final and it is going to be tough for Jess. A little bit

:07:40.:07:44.

tougher... There goes Dibaba, no, it was the other Ethiopian athlete. She

:07:45.:07:52.

is having a race. Trying to get back but she has lost four, five seconds,

:07:53.:07:59.

but Jess Judd does not let up. A perfect first lap. Yesterday, she

:08:00.:08:04.

said her dad told her not to go too quick on the first lap and this time

:08:05.:08:08.

it is more circumspect. 65, just bringing this up gradually. We hope

:08:09.:08:13.

she can use her strength, she has good strength and she will know she

:08:14.:08:17.

is not as quick as many of the other big names. But if she can stretch it

:08:18.:08:21.

out and get rid of some, it is a test of endurance, it is the impact

:08:22.:08:29.

yesterday had. The impact that has had on everybody today. Trying to

:08:30.:08:39.

work on Brendan's microphone. Jess Judd is coming round with two laps

:08:40.:08:44.

to go. We are watching for the 800m mark. Pretty much giving up,, that

:08:45.:08:56.

is sad for her. Laura Muir on the inside. Arafi. Kipyegon behind Laura

:08:57.:09:04.

Muir. I went through in 2.11. Almost identical to yesterday. She is

:09:05.:09:10.

tiring, she did well yesterday Jess Judd, Laura Muir on the inside and

:09:11.:09:14.

the middle but Dibaba is where she wanted to be. And look at Semenya on

:09:15.:09:19.

inside just cruising alongside the other bit champion. Olympic

:09:20.:09:23.

800-metre champion Semenya and away goes Kipyegon. She decides to needs

:09:24.:09:28.

to be in a better position in the finishing straight. The poll in the

:09:29.:09:39.

red and white Cichocka. Laura Muir alongside Dibaba. Jess Judd looks

:09:40.:09:49.

tired as the big names take it on. A mix-up race, this is Laura Muir and

:09:50.:09:53.

Jessica Judd fading but Dibaba holds the inside. The Olympic champion is

:09:54.:09:58.

next to her. This is Laura Muir putting herself in the right place.

:09:59.:10:06.

Right within the limit 800-metre champion Caster Semenya. 65 seconds

:10:07.:10:12.

and now the race is on. Laura Muir looks really comfortable. Supremely

:10:13.:10:15.

comfortable. Kipyegon looks relaxed. Working hard. Cichocka. We know what

:10:16.:10:21.

Semenya can do. Kipyegon at the front. Dibaba a little anxious, only

:10:22.:10:30.

five go through. Laura Muir in a perfect position. Kipyegon leading

:10:31.:10:35.

it. Dibaba in trouble. The surprise is Hanna Klein of Germany. Laura

:10:36.:10:44.

Muir, Semenya, Arafi. These five pulling away. Kipyegon, Laura Muir,

:10:45.:10:54.

Semenya, Cichocka and Klein of Germany. The first surprise, the

:10:55.:11:02.

winning time is 3,56. Two Ethiopians who I would have put my money on

:11:03.:11:06.

getting through, one is the defending champion and the

:11:07.:11:10.

world-record holder and the other is a very good athlete, Tsegay, who

:11:11.:11:16.

crosses the line distraught after falling earlier and Jess Judd looks

:11:17.:11:21.

tired. A messy semifinal, Brendan. But Kipyegon and Laura Muir,

:11:22.:11:28.

brilliant. Looking comfortable. Two hard races. Two hard races, Steve.

:11:29.:11:32.

That is why Jessica Judd is flat on her back and you can see the

:11:33.:11:39.

strapping on the leg of Laura Muir. Giving consolation to her young

:11:40.:11:42.

team-mate. Laura Muir looked really good. Really strong and powerful.

:11:43.:11:46.

That was a lot of action in that race. A lot of talent in that race

:11:47.:11:51.

and the two British athletes, well done, Jessica Judd. And Laura Muir

:11:52.:11:56.

trying to help her. That is the Olympic champion, Laura Muir

:11:57.:11:59.

alongside her looking powerful and looking good. This is Semenya, just

:12:00.:12:07.

doing enough. And the surprise of the race, Dibaba fading away in the

:12:08.:12:11.

home straight. Muir looking good. Kipyegon deal a bit champion looking

:12:12.:12:19.

strong. Here comes Caster Semenya. Klein of Germany, they are the five

:12:20.:12:23.

qualifiers. And surprise, surprise. The reigning champion takes no

:12:24.:12:27.

further part, except look at the times, we will have to see, but

:12:28.:12:32.

Semenya looks good. Laura Muir should feel really confident about

:12:33.:12:35.

that, a strong performance. I think she is down there now. With Phil

:12:36.:12:41.

Jones. He is there. She is there. Yet ready for them. Laura Muir.

:12:42.:12:51.

Both British athletes with me. Are you OK, first of all? Yes, I

:12:52.:13:00.

gave it everything. I couldn't do any more. Yes. It is OK. You

:13:01.:13:06.

attacked it like you always do. They wanted to, I was getting kicked a

:13:07.:13:13.

bit. It was so far. The last 24 hours has been crazy. Everybody has

:13:14.:13:16.

been lovely. That is why you go out to race. I did that for me. It did

:13:17.:13:21.

not pay off but to make a semifinal is just, I am over the moon and it

:13:22.:13:26.

is my dad's birthday so I wanted to give it a good go but it wasn't to

:13:27.:13:31.

be. Next time. Laura, it shows the camaraderie and the team, supporting

:13:32.:13:36.

your team-mate. Triumphant on the global stage like we hoped, showing

:13:37.:13:41.

tremendous form. Thank you, yes. I wanted to get the semifinal, that

:13:42.:13:45.

could have been a final. Jess did a great job and she was amazing,

:13:46.:13:50.

running a BB is great in something like this. A bit of strapping on

:13:51.:13:54.

your calf, at your Achilles. Is it something we should be worried

:13:55.:13:58.

about? No, my foot is fine, my body was not used to it being back in

:13:59.:14:04.

spikes, but all good. As you run the race, you said it could have been a

:14:05.:14:08.

final, as for the final, a quality field, but you look on top form.

:14:09.:14:13.

Yes, really surprised how I felt. I just felt really good and wanted to

:14:14.:14:18.

stay out of trouble. A girl went down at one point, the 1500m is

:14:19.:14:21.

scrappy and I wanted to get the final, glad I did that. We wish you

:14:22.:14:27.

well, congratulations, Jess, all the best going forward. Thank you and

:14:28.:14:30.

thank you to everyone at home as well, thank you.

:14:31.:14:36.

Yes, this is just exhaustion from Jess Judd. We knew she would run

:14:37.:14:40.

herself into the ground pretty much, glad she is all right. Wobbly legs!

:14:41.:14:46.

A discrepancy in size but Laura Muir doing a great job, a bit of a crutch

:14:47.:14:50.

for a while and Jess saying thank you very much. Good friends, the

:14:51.:14:54.

British quartet get along very well indeed in this event so they will be

:14:55.:14:58.

delighted Laura Muir has gone through. But the surprise is the

:14:59.:15:03.

World Champion Dibaba, world-record holder, she has to anxiously wait

:15:04.:15:08.

and watched the semifinal and Hanna Klein of Germany the surprise among

:15:09.:15:09.

the big names. Important moment here for Katarina

:15:10.:15:19.

Johnson-Thompson, her last chance to improve on her second round. She

:15:20.:15:28.

will throw 13 metres at her best and I really want to see her going after

:15:29.:15:35.

this. Something around 13 metres would put back into medal

:15:36.:15:39.

contention, but no. Disappointed with that. What did you make of

:15:40.:15:47.

that? Perry Street legs and upright when throwing, there was not enough

:15:48.:15:53.

flex in her legs to use the quadriceps and her groups. Again,

:15:54.:16:04.

throwing 12.72 in her best performance. This is leaking another

:16:05.:16:11.

17 points. But again, Yorgelis Rodriguez has also underperformed so

:16:12.:16:15.

there is a chance for a medal but you have to fight for it. It looks

:16:16.:16:21.

like Nafissatou Thiam is setting out her stall for a gold medal once

:16:22.:16:33.

again. 15.17, what can she do here? She threw 14.51 on her best effort.

:16:34.:16:45.

That 15 metres maybe puts back on course for 7000 points? Hip, chest

:16:46.:16:56.

and arm, let us see the distance... 15.17... Better than what you dreams

:16:57.:17:04.

of. I would praise something around 16.9. -- predicts something. The joy

:17:05.:17:15.

on the face of Sarah McDonald that you find out she had made the final!

:17:16.:17:26.

Laura Weightman, she has made the last two Olympic finals. Can she

:17:27.:17:32.

make her first world final? Not a happy hunting ground for the World

:17:33.:17:35.

Championships but she has the quality. Perhaps not the great star

:17:36.:17:43.

names of the first eight, another world champion

:17:44.:17:58.

with Jenny Simpson. She took the title in 2011. Fastest in the world

:17:59.:18:10.

this year, Sifan Hassan. Perhaps the favourite for the title, really

:18:11.:18:21.

surprised to see her struggling. Mind zacro with her left thigh

:18:22.:18:29.

heavily strapped. And Meraf Bahta from Sweden. High quality. Can Laura

:18:30.:18:37.

Weightman find a way through? The two fastest losers as well. Genzebe

:18:38.:18:52.

Dibaba is not our Kent. Laura Weightman will want a decent pace

:18:53.:19:02.

for this one. -- not out yet. She is trying to encourage the pace. Not

:19:03.:19:08.

trying to set the pace on her own, leaving space on the inside, she

:19:09.:19:13.

looks comfortable and strong, Jenny Simpson... With mind zacro on the

:19:14.:19:20.

inside. She knows the time, she can do 4.5. And as one of the fastest

:19:21.:19:26.

losers, that is a big advantage for her. Sifan Hassan is under the

:19:27.:19:43.

tutelage of an American and is a lot stronger. But this is very good

:19:44.:19:49.

running from Laura Weightman but nobody is responding to her? We were

:19:50.:19:54.

looking for a decent pace. This is Besu Sado trying to get herself into

:19:55.:20:04.

a better position. This is familiar for Sifan Hassan, loitering but she

:20:05.:20:08.

will make her move, she had a blistering finish in Beijing a

:20:09.:20:14.

couple of years ago. Could not quite get back to Genzebe Dibaba. She has

:20:15.:20:20.

a great change of pace and she sits at the back, like Mo Farah, waiting

:20:21.:20:29.

for her moments. Jenny Simpson, the other American, upfront alongside

:20:30.:20:37.

Laura Weightman. Laura Muir, the Diamond League winner, but then look

:20:38.:20:43.

at Sifan Hassan, she is a lot smoother and stronger. Off the front

:20:44.:20:50.

from the German. Making this sensible move and that is a burst of

:20:51.:20:56.

speed. Can she keep going? Error in pursuit are they know how good she

:20:57.:21:01.

is. She is prepared to try to win her way through the hardware. She to

:21:02.:21:08.

get out from the front in her heat. Just scraping through after leading

:21:09.:21:13.

all the rest of the accolades and look at that gap she has opened.

:21:14.:21:21.

This elfin figure. Sifan Hassan coming back to the front of the

:21:22.:21:26.

chasing pack, Besu Sado making her move also. They hit the bell.

:21:27.:21:38.

Konstanze Klosterhalfen will be hurting soon. But Sifan Hassan

:21:39.:21:47.

leading the chase. It doesn't really matter, five left to qualify and

:21:48.:21:58.

then the fastest losers. Look at the speed of Hassan. And Besu Sado

:21:59.:22:03.

speeding away. On the bike straight, Laura Weightman battling it out.

:22:04.:22:10.

Trying to hang on as the pack close in. She will pay the price, as

:22:11.:22:21.

Hassan comes past. Jenny Simpson is there. Laura Weightman trying to get

:22:22.:22:31.

past Winny Chebet. Here comes Laura Weightman, looking for the gap on

:22:32.:22:37.

the inside! And Laura Weightman is coming. Jenny Simpson! Laura

:22:38.:22:43.

Weightman takes fourth place, just ahead of the Moroccan. She judged

:22:44.:22:50.

that well and is smiling, she is into the final of the 1500m. She was

:22:51.:23:04.

not frightened by Hassan and Meraf Bahta. Laura Weightman ran

:23:05.:23:07.

unmeasured race and she has her reward. That was not a conventional

:23:08.:23:19.

way to qualify for a final, you can tell Laura Weightman that her coach

:23:20.:23:25.

was sweating. That was a very strange race went Konstanze

:23:26.:23:29.

Klosterhalfen went away, that is Laura Weightman putting pressure on

:23:30.:23:33.

the bike, Konstanze Klosterhalfen fading away, Hassan is powerful and

:23:34.:23:41.

Meraf Bahta is equally strong. She has to do this almighty run in the

:23:42.:23:45.

home straight and she is beginning to do it. Winny Chebet struggling.

:23:46.:23:53.

Accelerating and suddenly, thank goodness, Laura Weightman finding

:23:54.:23:56.

something in the last 50 metres. Sprinting through. So close to fifth

:23:57.:24:04.

place. And her nervous coach, Steve Cram, is delighted, as he should be

:24:05.:24:10.

but he will not have run many races like that because sometimes that can

:24:11.:24:14.

go wrong for you. Struggling for a little bit at the back but when she

:24:15.:24:20.

got into contention... Will, dear Alex Pike that was messy. -- old,

:24:21.:24:31.

dear. The first smart thing is not to go mad and we thought she was

:24:32.:24:39.

going hard but there were too many people for my liking, some great

:24:40.:24:47.

athletes, Besu Sado, Winny Chebet, everywhere there was danger but what

:24:48.:24:53.

you will know with Laura Weightman is she has guts, she is strong and

:24:54.:25:00.

she likes hard races and she has found some extra pace this year and

:25:01.:25:04.

that is what she did at the end, and for me, this is when you think she

:25:05.:25:10.

will dig deeper than anybody in the home straight, everybody does but

:25:11.:25:15.

she will fight to the line. In 2012 in London, she got to the final by

:25:16.:25:20.

100th of a second by sticking through and she is doing a little

:25:21.:25:24.

bit of the same today. She is watching that fast finish, to make

:25:25.:25:30.

your way through, into the final of the World Championships, she has

:25:31.:25:35.

been an two Olympic finals before. A little bit of applause and she is

:25:36.:25:38.

talking to fill. She has been watching the replay and she heard

:25:39.:25:45.

what Steve Cram was saying. We always have known you have had

:25:46.:25:52.

determination? This year I believe in myself more, I have never run a

:25:53.:25:56.

race like that before in my life. I knew it would take a great race and

:25:57.:26:02.

I cannot believe I did that! I was so nervous. But the stadium and the

:26:03.:26:07.

crowd is incredible, I knew I had to catch three or four. I was gaining

:26:08.:26:14.

places, to finish in fourth place, over the moon and so thrilled to

:26:15.:26:22.

make the final. And the role of that crowd, that was all for you? There

:26:23.:26:26.

is no greater feeling than competing in front of the home crowd, I love

:26:27.:26:30.

the stadium, I cannot wait for Monday. What can you achieve? After

:26:31.:26:37.

the race of your life tonight? Anything is possible if I keep

:26:38.:26:43.

believing in myself, the matter what happens, I will come out with a good

:26:44.:26:47.

performance. Well done, all the best. Safely through, there we are,

:26:48.:26:57.

confirmation... Jenny Simpson alongside running a very good race.

:26:58.:27:03.

Tidying things up. Sifan Hassan will be the favourite, Lecabela Quaresma,

:27:04.:27:17.

Laura Weightman. Sara Vaughn in ninth place. These are the finalists

:27:18.:27:23.

for Monday. Laura Muir, Caster Semenya is also in their and Jenny

:27:24.:27:30.

Simpson, Genzebe Dibaba will go through as one of the fastest

:27:31.:27:34.

losers. Completely out of sorts but she might have a chance to recover

:27:35.:27:39.

from Monday and Laura Weightman is also there. Next on the track, the

:27:40.:27:45.

longest of the Women's races, the 10,000 metres but we will know in

:27:46.:27:51.

two hours, who is a world champion over 100 metres. There is one man

:27:52.:27:59.

who feels he is pure gold. We first time, that is a good start from

:28:00.:28:04.

Powell, Usain Bolt streaking away from the field! That is superb, this

:28:05.:28:13.

is a new world record! Away they go, Usain Bolt going past already,

:28:14.:28:22.

blasting around the top bend, Shawn Crawford tried to handle him.

:28:23.:28:30.

Streaking down the home straight. What is a time? It is gold and a new

:28:31.:28:36.

world record. I do not believe it! Absolutely brilliant! Get set...

:28:37.:28:47.

Powell was the quickest but Usain Bolt is getting into his stride,

:28:48.:28:51.

pulling away, he is going to win the gold. 9.64, the champion becomes a

:28:52.:29:05.

legend. That is a clean start, Bolt out of the blocks really well, Blake

:29:06.:29:13.

has a lot to do, look at him go, three metres lead, coming into the

:29:14.:29:18.

home straight, here comes Yohan Blake but he will not catch on,

:29:19.:29:24.

Usain Bolt is going to do that. Gold all the way. 9.32. Bolt has been

:29:25.:29:34.

left in the blocks, Gatland is leading. Usain Bolt is going to take

:29:35.:29:44.

it! 9.80, the magnificent seven and the Odyssey continues! He gets away

:29:45.:29:53.

well. Already away, the grass is running well. Usain Bolt, on his

:29:54.:30:02.

own, as he has been throughout his career, running away from everybody.

:30:03.:30:07.

Running to what he would love to be able to do as an athlete. This is a

:30:08.:30:11.

gold medal, his eighth gold. Six individual gold medals in his

:30:12.:30:20.

Olympic career, we will never see his like again. Sun setting on his

:30:21.:30:25.

career tonight. The stadium grappling with anticipation. He is

:30:26.:30:30.

in the final, one hour and 45 minutes away, the last time he will

:30:31.:30:34.

be on the blocks in a major championship. Doubts always around

:30:35.:30:40.

him at this level, but it is about his attitude and pressure. Is he up

:30:41.:30:44.

for it? He certainly looks up for it. Who will challenge him all the

:30:45.:30:50.

way? Christian Coleman, maybe Reece Prescod of Great Britain. But he

:30:51.:30:56.

always seems to know how to win. That final is at 9:45 p:m.. It is

:30:57.:31:01.

Bolt night and also heptathlon evening as well, the shop but under

:31:02.:31:08.

way. The 200m coming up shortly and the men's Long Jump final is around

:31:09.:31:12.

the corner. And there is a man in the House tonight who is not out

:31:13.:31:18.

there jumping, but he certainly put himself into athletics and World

:31:19.:31:21.

Athletics Championships history, he is the reigning World Champion.

:31:22.:31:29.

Olympic glory came first, followed by a European title and Commonwealth

:31:30.:31:35.

gold last summer. Out in front at the World Championships. And he

:31:36.:31:37.

looks set to complete the set. In the fourth round, he is looking to

:31:38.:31:46.

extend his lead. That is big. That is a huge jump. It is a mammoth

:31:47.:31:50.

jump. Greg Rutherford in the fourth round. The pressure was on. 8.41, a

:31:51.:32:00.

seasoned's best. Rutherford takes gold here in the Bird's Nest.

:32:01.:32:08.

Rutherford completes his Grand Slam. It is unbelievable!

:32:09.:32:14.

Are not many more people that have crammed more into the last five

:32:15.:32:21.

years this man. The smile is still broad despite the injury and they

:32:22.:32:25.

all still be in the stadium! If you want to swing round to look at this

:32:26.:32:30.

lot. The Greg Rutherford fans in the House. This man will spend every

:32:31.:32:34.

single moment he can signing autographs and taking pictures, he

:32:35.:32:37.

is a gentleman. Let's start positively and talk about the

:32:38.:32:40.

memories of this place from 2012. They must come flooding back? Yes,

:32:41.:32:46.

the most amazing thing being here every day, this crowd is about

:32:47.:32:50.

27,000 people less than it was five years ago that it feels louder.

:32:51.:32:54.

Every moment I see a Long Jump are warming up and getting ready to go,

:32:55.:32:59.

I am just desperate to put on my kit and say, don't worry, I am here, I

:33:00.:33:04.

am ready. Sadly, it is not to be. This is a new experience for me

:33:05.:33:07.

being injured and is talking about it rather than being in it. But this

:33:08.:33:12.

place is one of the most wonderful tracks in the world and I am

:33:13.:33:15.

thrilled I can be here in some capacity. Everybody loves watching

:33:16.:33:20.

this, EU more than anybody. Those images. You got two babies now, but

:33:21.:33:31.

the time of your life? Definitely, I look a lot younger and I had more

:33:32.:33:35.

sleep, you can see by the face. A bit more grisly, I am ageing

:33:36.:33:40.

quickly! London 2012, for me, is the defining moment of my career and the

:33:41.:33:43.

greatest moment ever in my career. Having my children is more

:33:44.:33:49.

important, obviously, but athletically, you aim to become one

:33:50.:33:52.

of the best in the world. That is what every single British athlete

:33:53.:33:56.

wants to do. Every athlete wants to become the best in the world and I

:33:57.:33:59.

have been very fortunate I have had my time doing that. It is not over,

:34:00.:34:04.

a very keen to come back and the fire in my belly watching this over

:34:05.:34:07.

here and getting ready to go is getting me going. If he had a

:34:08.:34:11.

jacket, he would be unzipping it now and ready to go. You are desperate

:34:12.:34:16.

to be at the anniversary Games and performing here and you held of the

:34:17.:34:21.

decision. Why could you not be out here performing? Sadly, this year

:34:22.:34:24.

has been one of those old-fashioned Greg Rutherford years and I have

:34:25.:34:30.

been dogged with injury. I had an injury in my back which caused

:34:31.:34:33.

problems. And the ones that have been documented more recently, two

:34:34.:34:40.

ligaments in my ankle popped. That is less than ideal when you need to

:34:41.:34:45.

run down a runway and jump. There is a hernia in migraine. Some tracking

:34:46.:34:48.

them up this year! Very keen to see the back of them. I will have to go

:34:49.:34:55.

for surgery on the train. I have been in this situation before. After

:34:56.:35:01.

rehab, get ready for next year. Been there and done it and you will come

:35:02.:35:05.

again. But the disappointment is we will not have either of the last two

:35:06.:35:10.

Olympic gold-medallist because Jeff Hansen went out yesterday, so what

:35:11.:35:14.

do you make of the competition here? If you are competing, you would win

:35:15.:35:17.

easily, but who should we look out for? This is a fascinating Long

:35:18.:35:24.

Jump. I think the favourite has to be Luvo Manyonga, he has been

:35:25.:35:28.

jumping so well and he is on something we all hoped, jumping

:35:29.:35:30.

regularly over 850 at the start of the year and that is important to

:35:31.:35:34.

boost the event. Henderson is out, but he is one of the only ones left

:35:35.:35:39.

with experience of winning a major championships. Without him, it mixes

:35:40.:35:44.

it up. I spoke to Dwight Phillips and former Olympic champion from

:35:45.:35:49.

2004 and he reckons Lawson has that but he is American and he would

:35:50.:35:53.

always say that! A spicy bentonite. If it is any consolation, you will

:35:54.:35:59.

not be competing but at least I get to watch this with my friend which I

:36:00.:36:04.

never thought I would get to do. Very quickly. Beyond this, you are

:36:05.:36:10.

having the surgery, have you put any timeline on when we might see you

:36:11.:36:16.

compete and jump again? Yes, absolutely, I will take the indoors

:36:17.:36:20.

seriously for once and when you get ready for the summer coming you

:36:21.:36:22.

train through the winter, but I am going for it and there is the World

:36:23.:36:27.

Indoor Championships. I held all four outdoor Championships and they

:36:28.:36:30.

do not have the two indoors. There is a world and it European Indoors

:36:31.:36:35.

and if I can win those two, there is nothing I have not won and that

:36:36.:36:41.

motivates me. That is a target, a UK comeback. We will have the wires go

:36:42.:36:46.

into Grant Brie possibly and you might see me jumping. Dashed the

:36:47.:36:53.

Glasgow Grand Prix. Meanwhile, we have a Long Jump.

:36:54.:37:00.

Good to have you back. That World Championships, the indoors, it is in

:37:01.:37:05.

Birmingham in March. So exciting Greg says he will jump indoors

:37:06.:37:09.

because we do not see that very often and he has the intention of

:37:10.:37:13.

coming back into big-time, tuition. Looking forward to the women's

:37:14.:37:20.

10,000m in a fume moments. Paula is definitely the person to talk to

:37:21.:37:24.

about that. But Laura Weightman, that was a gutsy run and she said it

:37:25.:37:28.

well, I'm not normally picking people of like that on the home

:37:29.:37:34.

straight. No, Maura is discovering that about herself. She has

:37:35.:37:38.

discovered she is quicker than she thought she was this year. -- Laura.

:37:39.:37:43.

She was digging deep as she always does and you was finding something

:37:44.:37:45.

and she was seeing something coming back, she saw Klosterhalfen coming

:37:46.:37:56.

back. But she went away from her in the last ten metres. We'll have done

:37:57.:37:59.

her confidence so much good for the final. She just wants to go in and

:38:00.:38:07.

have fun and see what she can do. That is a race that is a nightmare.

:38:08.:38:11.

Seemingly no plan. And so you can easily get eaten up in a race like

:38:12.:38:15.

that through no fault of your own. That is the kind of race where if

:38:16.:38:19.

you are not calm and you have not got your stuffed together, you

:38:20.:38:24.

really get into trouble. People going at the front really hard and

:38:25.:38:28.

is dying and coming back quickly. People falling over. And chipping.

:38:29.:38:33.

She needed to keep out of trouble and stay on her feet and keep

:38:34.:38:36.

fighting freight route of the last minute. The most important thing you

:38:37.:38:39.

can do in a round is keep fighting until the last round. A double order

:38:40.:38:47.

Laura which is fantastic news and it be an incredible race, Laura Muir

:38:48.:38:51.

raced beautifully and she sailed through to the final. The women

:38:52.:38:58.

coming out for the 10,000m. The name on the page jumping out every time

:38:59.:39:04.

is Tirunesh Dibaba. Twice Olympic champion, like Mo Farah. She is also

:39:05.:39:11.

an Arsenal fan like Mo Farah. She does not have the doubles record but

:39:12.:39:15.

imperious at the 10K, you can beat her tonight? Ayana can and she did

:39:16.:39:22.

so commit singly in Rio last year. I have not seen either of them race

:39:23.:39:25.

this year on the track. We need to get an idea how they are looking

:39:26.:39:31.

over the first couple of laps. Is it going to go off as quickly as Rio?

:39:32.:39:36.

That was the fastest championship final and probably race we have ever

:39:37.:39:40.

seen. Ayana had the most incredible race and that was a morning session

:39:41.:39:46.

in Rio. A very unusual 10K final. This is the most traditional place.

:39:47.:39:54.

Tirunesh Dibaba might as well be wearing a crown, distance running

:39:55.:40:00.

royalty. Yes, when she first came onto the scenes, for so many years

:40:01.:40:03.

we called her the baby faced destroyer. Is 31 now and it seems

:40:04.:40:11.

that she has been around forever because she was winning major

:40:12.:40:15.

championships in 2004, 2,000 five. She has changed and she has been

:40:16.:40:18.

away and started a family, but still coming back extremely strong and she

:40:19.:40:22.

probably ran fastest and surprised herself with health asked she went

:40:23.:40:33.

in Riyadh last year with 29.42. It would be destined because Ayana runs

:40:34.:40:38.

so hard and so quick. This is the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and making

:40:39.:40:43.

it look very straightforward, the five K victory. Yes, she did. She

:40:44.:40:50.

dominates and she has the Arsenal, very like Mo Farah over the 10,000m.

:40:51.:40:54.

But he does not win by that kind of margin. No, he likes to leave it a

:40:55.:40:59.

bit later. She does not launch an attack until late in the race, but

:41:00.:41:03.

she does it with such speed and so much better than the rest of the

:41:04.:41:08.

field in so many races that she just moves away and has a large cushion

:41:09.:41:12.

by the end of the race. As always with the 10,000m, there will be

:41:13.:41:16.

races within a race. Plenty to get your teeth stuck into, Brendan

:41:17.:41:18.

Foster and Steve Cram. Intriguing race in prospect, one of

:41:19.:41:27.

the all-time greats, Tirunesh Dibaba. Ayana would love to be

:41:28.:41:31.

considered in that position eventually, but if she bit? How has

:41:32.:41:36.

her injury affected her? Is there anybody in this very good Kenyan

:41:37.:41:41.

team capable of upsetting the Ethiopian script? And what about

:41:42.:41:46.

surprise medals? We saw Emily Infeld pipping Molly Huddle last time, the

:41:47.:41:53.

two Americans in a scrap for third and fourth. Infeld celebrating a

:41:54.:42:00.

little early, the drama unfolding behind the front two. A lot to look

:42:01.:42:06.

forward to, really good conditions for the 10,000m run. If there is

:42:07.:42:10.

such a thing. One of those sentences you should never release a! And we

:42:11.:42:17.

have got Beth Potter in this. -- never really say. Now moving on to

:42:18.:42:25.

the Triathlon. Charlotte Taylor. Trying to look down the line. There

:42:26.:42:41.

is better. -- Bath. And Jess Martin. Anyway, Tirunesh Dibaba introduced

:42:42.:42:47.

to the crowd. I don't think they do too much together nowadays. There is

:42:48.:42:55.

Dibaba and she is fine and fit and healthy and training well. We heard

:42:56.:42:59.

the rumours she has not been going quite so well. We shall see very

:43:00.:43:07.

shortly. So these Kenyans will be hoping they can take it on. Jebet

:43:08.:43:18.

Tirop. A youngster really when she won the championships, 21 now. She

:43:19.:43:23.

has not got the fast times. All three Kenyan is capable of running

:43:24.:43:29.

fast. Yasemin Can face Laura Muir at the Indoor Championships in March.

:43:30.:43:35.

There is Jess Martin on the back row. The third of the British

:43:36.:43:43.

athletes. And world cross-country champion Irene Chepet Cheptai, this

:43:44.:43:49.

time in Kampala. The Ethiopians did have a trial which I went to. And

:43:50.:43:56.

the top three, they just ignored and they have got Tirunesh Dibaba and

:43:57.:44:04.

Ayana. But are they fit and healthy? The women's 10,000m final. 25 laps

:44:05.:44:10.

of the track and we had Mo Farah to chair last night. With all due

:44:11.:44:17.

respect, Beth and Jess and Charlotte, the crowd will be once

:44:18.:44:24.

more looking forward to a real tussle tweet Ethiopian and Kenya but

:44:25.:44:30.

can anyone else get in amongst it? -- between. We had a world record,

:44:31.:44:35.

Brendan, in Rio last year. I don't think we will get I don't think we

:44:36.:44:39.

will get a world-record tonight, but we did not think we would get one in

:44:40.:44:44.

Rio. It took us by surprise as we went round. Tonight, real drama in

:44:45.:44:50.

the 10,000m last night and drama in this event in the later stages. Not

:44:51.:44:54.

as much British interest at the sharp end, I feel. There definitely

:44:55.:45:00.

will not be. And trying to sort themselves out, they look as though

:45:01.:45:04.

they are doing two laps of the track before they go on to the marathon

:45:05.:45:07.

course, just jogging around and taking it easy.

:45:08.:45:15.

Tirunesh Dibaba essay, the five times world champion on the outside

:45:16.:45:24.

and they go, steady, almost jogging, but eventually they will get going

:45:25.:45:27.

and the race will really take off. Here are the finalists for the Men's

:45:28.:45:44.

long jump, Greg Rutherford watching on. This is a very mixed group of

:45:45.:45:52.

continents. Asian, European, Africans. Yuhao Shi rounding things

:45:53.:46:02.

off, just 18 years old. The only American left in there is Jarrion

:46:03.:46:12.

Lawson, he went out in qualifying. Fouled in the last round of Rio with

:46:13.:46:18.

his hand, and it potentially was the gold medal winning jump. The lead is

:46:19.:46:29.

7.80 nine. 428 secret. Fast on the approach. That is big. 23 years old,

:46:30.:46:42.

Greg Rutherford mentioned him as a contender for the title. They know

:46:43.:46:47.

the South Africans are strong. But Jarrion Lawson... Cutting the

:46:48.:46:55.

Sandwell into eight metres. That looks in excess of even 8.40. Very

:46:56.:47:05.

good balance and rhythm, that was a very tidy first round. Exactly what

:47:06.:47:13.

he would have wanted. And that is a season best, 8.37. Looking back at

:47:14.:47:18.

one of the earlier jobs. Luvo Manyonga. Is that the scream of the

:47:19.:47:28.

champion in the making? He has troubled background. He came from

:47:29.:47:35.

poverty in South Africa, losing out on Olympic gold by just one

:47:36.:47:39.

centimetre and that is a big jump but red flag. That was the earlier

:47:40.:47:51.

jump, look at this, qualifying yesterday. He is very good on the

:47:52.:47:56.

board, look at him driving his knees, great position of his heels,

:47:57.:48:03.

keeping his upper body upright and does not rotate and crash into the

:48:04.:48:04.

pit. That was 81 seconds, this is more

:48:05.:48:26.

like a marathon. And not even a very fast marathon! They went through the

:48:27.:48:37.

first kilometre in what would mean 35 minutes for 10,000 metres. People

:48:38.:48:42.

at home might think they could do that! That is OK, 10,000 metres does

:48:43.:48:49.

not always have to be so fast, it has one of the greatest proponents,

:48:50.:48:55.

Tirunesh Dibaba, her first title in 2003 in Paris, where she is, I have

:48:56.:49:01.

always enjoyed watching her and I remember looking at some film of

:49:02.:49:05.

action, just the way she runs, so efficient. Somebody said she

:49:06.:49:12.

eventually would end up as a great marathon runner and we are starting

:49:13.:49:20.

to see that. 14 years, top of the world, winning 5000 metres and

:49:21.:49:24.

10,000 metres titles and this burgeoning marathon career. When he

:49:25.:49:30.

was your style, I was watching her and she does not look very good at

:49:31.:49:36.

this pace. She looks good at a proper pace and she was shuffling

:49:37.:49:41.

along, but looking like anything special and deciding she was a

:49:42.:49:44.

little bit bored with this but remember in London? The 2.17

:49:45.:49:54.

marathon, coming in and winning in the 10,000 metres, only running two

:49:55.:50:02.

marathons in her life, both in London, she loves running here and

:50:03.:50:07.

she appreciates the British crowd and she has the most medals of any

:50:08.:50:13.

female athlete in the history of the World Championships, and going all

:50:14.:50:20.

the way back to 2003, arriving as an unknown Ethiopian and she has been

:50:21.:50:24.

called the Queen of distance running and that is a title she carries

:50:25.:50:29.

pretty well. In Manchester, wedding 10,000 metres pretty easily and in

:50:30.:50:38.

London and I am sure she will run well tonight but whether she will

:50:39.:50:43.

win or not, that is why we are here. Watching Michel Torneus moving

:50:44.:50:49.

around. There she goes. For the first time coming to the front. I

:50:50.:50:53.

think the first question for a lot of people watching is, is Almaz

:50:54.:51:01.

Ayana OK? That is 3.20 eight. Early stages. Very slow, maybe some pace

:51:02.:51:08.

being introduced but we have a cracking long jump final going on.

:51:09.:51:17.

Yes, really hotting up. Ruswahl Samaai, lifetime best, the

:51:18.:51:21.

second-ranked South African behind Luvo Manyonga, who had that foul

:51:22.:51:27.

earlier on. The first round. Chasing that lead of Jarrion Lawson. And

:51:28.:51:36.

that is big. That is over eight metres. That is a good start for

:51:37.:51:42.

Ruswahl Samaai. Buying in the Olympics last year. Second on the

:51:43.:51:46.

world list this year behind his team-mate. And he has made the

:51:47.:51:53.

better start. He carried the speed onto the board, that suspension.

:51:54.:52:02.

Only eight centimetres to spare, that is a great shot, working hard

:52:03.:52:08.

to counter the rotation and stretching as far as he can into the

:52:09.:52:13.

sand. Disappearing out of shot. Second place, 8.25. Here is the past

:52:14.:52:23.

champion, the winner in 2013, Vanessa Chefer, one of a handful of

:52:24.:52:30.

athletes who are competing as neutral because of the blanket ban

:52:31.:52:36.

on the Russian team. He was cleared by the review board in July so he

:52:37.:52:41.

has got himself ready. Can he retain his title? He is ever so bouncy

:52:42.:52:48.

whenever he gets things right. And this is a demonstration. His

:52:49.:52:55.

season's best is 8.32. Unbeaten this year but has not been outside of

:52:56.:52:59.

Russia. He has competed with all sorts of injuries over the years,

:53:00.:53:05.

and he is one to take very seriously. That was a big first

:53:06.:53:12.

round. Nothing blistering. Aleksandr Menkov is still favourite, the lead

:53:13.:53:21.

is Jarrion Lawson with 8.37. And he goes into second place with 8.27.

:53:22.:53:29.

Here is a little look at the discus earlier on. Look at that. Close to

:53:30.:53:43.

70 metres from Daniel Stahl. Enormous distance. For this big

:53:44.:53:52.

band, two metres tall and 50 kilos. He really retains his width. He is

:53:53.:54:01.

very consistent this year. 69.19, going into the lead, was Daniel

:54:02.:54:09.

Stahl. The Lithuanian was second best. He then did this! Look at

:54:10.:54:18.

that! Almost bang on the 70 metres line. Just shy of an enormous

:54:19.:54:26.

championship record from Andrius Gudzius and that took the lead in

:54:27.:54:29.

the second round. And it is still the lead as we get to the end of the

:54:30.:54:37.

final of the discus. Andrius Gudzius ahead of Daniel Stahl and a lifetime

:54:38.:54:42.

best from Mason Finley. What a time to do it! Back to the long jump.

:54:43.:54:51.

Their main man, Luvo Manyonga, what is going through his mind after that

:54:52.:54:58.

foul? We didn't get to see how much of a foul that was. But Lawson is

:54:59.:55:05.

very quick, collegiate champion, Luvo Manyonga is the fastest on the

:55:06.:55:09.

runway so far so let us see how they can pull things together. 8.65 is

:55:10.:55:19.

his world lead. What has he got in the second round? That did look a

:55:20.:55:26.

little bit tight but that is big. Way beyond the lead of Jarrion

:55:27.:55:34.

Lawson. That looks closer to nine metres and eight metres. I thought

:55:35.:55:39.

he looked tight on the take-off. Out look at how calm and collected he

:55:40.:55:44.

was, getting out of the sand and winking at the coach. He gathered

:55:45.:55:57.

himself. Perfect board. With six centimetres despair, what a

:55:58.:56:01.

wonderful shot of that hitch kick, that was huge from Luvo Manyonga.

:56:02.:56:10.

8.48, taking the lead in the second round.

:56:11.:56:21.

So, Luvo Manyonga, relief after that foul. Order is recent. And order has

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resumed in the 10,000 metres final. The first 3000 metres have been

:56:31.:56:36.

pretty pedestrian, almost ten minutes, and the pace picked up and

:56:37.:56:39.

all of a sudden things have been broken up, guess who? The world

:56:40.:56:48.

record-holder, Ayana, throwing in a quick lap, this is about 300 metres

:56:49.:56:59.

of hard running. And the other Kenyan who has that gap. Because

:57:00.:57:06.

Tirunesh Dibaba was slow to react, she would not have that acceleration

:57:07.:57:13.

and Ayana decided enough is enough, that is 68, Matlab, they were going

:57:14.:57:24.

so slow. As a distance runners sweep past, you big man, Daniel Stahl,

:57:25.:57:32.

gets ready for his last attempt, trailing Andrius Gudzius from

:57:33.:57:36.

Lithuania, both over 69 metres. This has been awesome but Daniel Stahl

:57:37.:57:43.

needs to find more to take the gold medal. Another big hit? It stalled

:57:44.:57:49.

badly and has dropped short of 65 metres. Silver for Daniel Stahl. And

:57:50.:58:00.

that is the champion. Muted celebration, he has another through,

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you maybe would have expected the big man to challenge the lead. That

:58:05.:58:10.

pat on the bike from the Swede. He is happy with second, Daniel Stahl

:58:11.:58:18.

was expected to take the title. And Andrius Gudzius, huge lifetime best.

:58:19.:58:29.

69.20 one. Two centimetres ahead of Daniel Stahl. The pleasure of

:58:30.:58:35.

walking into the cage, knowing he is champion of the world. What a

:58:36.:58:40.

wonderful feeling this must be, looking at the championship record.

:58:41.:58:47.

What has he got? Another big throw for Andrius Gudzius. Enormous! Maybe

:58:48.:58:55.

not quite as far as his best, he did not quite like it. 69.2 one. And he

:58:56.:59:09.

takes gold from Lithuania. -- 69.20 one. And this is the chasing group.

:59:10.:59:19.

Chasing for third. Beth moving onto triathlon with success already,

:59:20.:59:24.

winning in Cardiff are delighted to win the British championships. Based

:59:25.:59:34.

in Leeds. They are picking up, a lot of them tried to go whenever the

:59:35.:59:39.

race broke up. The leader is on the far side, the world record-holder

:59:40.:59:44.

and Olympic champion has ripped the supplied. Almaz Ayana has stolen a

:59:45.:59:50.

march and it is more than that, racing away and add a superbly quick

:59:51.:59:59.

pace, the sort of pace you would not see in the 5000 that kilometre,

:00:00.:00:08.

2.49, no wonder even the great Tirunesh Dibaba has attempted that.

:00:09.:00:10.

They cannot go with this. Nobody can live with the pace of the

:00:11.:00:20.

world-record holder. Her first race of the season, waiting to see her

:00:21.:00:24.

arrival. She was supposed to run a race and it was cancelled. She was

:00:25.:00:28.

supposed to run recently in Monte Carlo and that was cancelled and

:00:29.:00:33.

here she is now after training in Ethiopian, another 68 second lap.

:00:34.:00:36.

Running so much faster than the early part of the race. In the

:00:37.:00:47.

chasing group, Dibaba has caught up. And looking down the field, there is

:00:48.:00:52.

the leading British athlete Beth Potter. And it is a strange race.

:00:53.:00:59.

But this is a very impressive athlete. Great piece of frontrunning

:01:00.:01:06.

and Paula will be enjoying this in the studio. That has ripped the race

:01:07.:01:13.

apart. No one can go with that, it is within the world-record pace. No

:01:14.:01:19.

wonder she is so far ahead. It is faster over three kilometres the

:01:20.:01:22.

most of these girls are capable of running. So no wonder she has not

:01:23.:01:32.

been challenged. Can did and she is paying the price. Tirunesh Dibaba

:01:33.:01:37.

never reacted. Almost as though she knew what the plan was and what

:01:38.:01:42.

Ayana was trying to do and she decided to wait and run the race for

:01:43.:01:45.

the silver medal and she has got herself into that pack fighting for

:01:46.:01:53.

the silver medal. Yes, just on the back there. I was hesitating on

:01:54.:02:03.

Alice Aprot Nawowuna. She took Ayana on on the first half of the race and

:02:04.:02:08.

she faded as Ayana kicked on and got faster and faster to that incredible

:02:09.:02:12.

world-record. Look at the gap she has. This is phenomenal. I bought

:02:13.:02:17.

these three Kenyans might give her a race for her money but that is not

:02:18.:02:20.

the case, they have had to let her go. She is way out in front and it

:02:21.:02:29.

is about silver and Bronze. Nobody in the history of distance running

:02:30.:02:32.

could have lived with her over the last couple of laps. We do not know

:02:33.:02:35.

what will happen in the later stages as we get the laps ticked off, but

:02:36.:02:40.

running remarkably quickly. And she did something similar in the felt

:02:41.:02:44.

thousand metres in Rio and they did catch her and she did come back. --

:02:45.:02:49.

5,000 metres. Now there is only one thing standing between her and

:02:50.:02:53.

victory, her own application. Going so much quicker, so far away from

:02:54.:03:00.

this field, she has destroyed them. Destroyed this field. Can she keep

:03:01.:03:06.

going chasing that group, Tirunesh Dibaba?

:03:07.:03:15.

Right, Jarrion Lawson is in second place behind that Nick Abbot of Luvo

:03:16.:03:28.

Manyonga. The American. 11 centimetres behind. That is a season

:03:29.:03:39.

best, massive crowd. Very supportive of the Long Jump despite the absence

:03:40.:03:49.

of Greg Rutherford. Lawson, round two. That is another big effort.

:03:50.:03:58.

This may challenge the lead of Japan -- Luvo Manyonga. What a competition

:03:59.:04:02.

in the early stages. Six jumps for the top eight. Wilson may have

:04:03.:04:14.

extended the lead of Manyonga on the Gold line, the South African.

:04:15.:04:19.

Perfect on the board. He has got his eye on it and orientated himself

:04:20.:04:26.

well. Jarrion Lawson is putting together a good series of jumps

:04:27.:04:29.

here. That bodes well for the rest of the competition. 8.43, a season's

:04:30.:04:37.

best again in the second round. This is a young man we got to know a

:04:38.:04:43.

couple of years ago, he took the Bronze medal in the last World

:04:44.:04:49.

Championships, Jianan Wang. He is 20 now. 8.14 in the first round. Round

:04:50.:04:57.

two, good on the board, that is a big effort. Wang is putting himself

:04:58.:05:04.

in contention. Lots of athletes fancying Bess. It could go a number

:05:05.:05:13.

of ways. The Chinese looking good. It is interesting the man in the

:05:14.:05:18.

yellow Hat, Huntington, the coach Turner Mike Powell. Perfect on the

:05:19.:05:24.

board. Keeps his technique nice and simple. And body up in the,

:05:25.:05:32.

stretches out. Holds his chest up. Just drops up behind his feet. There

:05:33.:05:37.

is more to come, this competition is hotting up. 8.23, in fifth place in

:05:38.:05:44.

the second round, it is tough out there. This is the celebration for

:05:45.:05:53.

the discus. The big man from Lithuania in the middle, with a

:05:54.:05:59.

massive lifetime best, Gudzius. Daniel Stahl had to settle for

:06:00.:06:09.

silver. A beautiful sunset over the East End of London. I'm looking

:06:10.:06:15.

towards this fantastic venue. And the excitement that we had here last

:06:16.:06:19.

night is building again for Usain Bolt. This 10,000m final has got

:06:20.:06:26.

people enthralled because the world-record holder and the Olympic

:06:27.:06:31.

champion Ayana has put so much distance between herself and this

:06:32.:06:35.

incredible field. Now almost half a lap ahead of the pack. She has just

:06:36.:06:44.

run 3,000 metres in about 8.33 in the middle of a 10,000. Unbelievable

:06:45.:06:49.

distance running. We have seen something tonight the like of which

:06:50.:06:53.

you have never seen before. Never seen anybody destroy a field as she

:06:54.:06:58.

has done. The slow and early pace and she picked it up and picked it

:06:59.:07:04.

up. You look at that time, Steve, the 3,000 metres time in the middle

:07:05.:07:07.

and you wonder, can she possibly keep going at this pace? When you

:07:08.:07:12.

look at this field, you have two world cross-country Championships,

:07:13.:07:17.

the steadfast is 10,000 metre runner in their and five times World

:07:18.:07:23.

Champion Tirunesh Dibaba. And when she looks across the track, and you

:07:24.:07:27.

will see how far she is. There is the chasing group down the home

:07:28.:07:34.

straight. And there she is. Halfway round the top bend. When she gets

:07:35.:07:40.

back down, she will be able to look down the track which lay and look

:07:41.:07:43.

across and right opposite when she gets to the halfway line, they will

:07:44.:07:49.

be passing the halfway line on the other side. I think she is going for

:07:50.:07:54.

the new world-record, which is the record number of athletes slapped. I

:07:55.:08:01.

will ask our word. The stitch and to find out. -- the number of athletes

:08:02.:08:11.

lapped. The group after that, the Kenyans and Dibaba, the rest of the

:08:12.:08:14.

athletes are within her sights and she is using them to keep her pace

:08:15.:08:22.

going. So Ayana looking more tired but she has so many athletes to a

:08:23.:08:28.

mat with five laps to go. I reckon these four might be the only four

:08:29.:08:33.

she does not lap. She has come halfway down the home straight as

:08:34.:08:36.

they have gone down the back straight. That is the chasing group,

:08:37.:08:41.

the fifth fastest 10,000m run of all time is leading that and Ayana is

:08:42.:08:46.

looking at the screen. She will not get too much information because the

:08:47.:08:48.

athletes are spread around the track. Last night, we saw a

:08:49.:08:55.

fantastic distance race. Competitive distance race and a great victory by

:08:56.:08:59.

Mo Farah. Seeing the other end of the scale of distance running here.

:09:00.:09:03.

Anna beat destroying a field and running at the sort of pace we have

:09:04.:09:09.

never seen anybody run before in the middle of a 10,000m race -- an

:09:10.:09:13.

athlete destroying. They are helping her now because she is working her

:09:14.:09:18.

way through and when she comes past, look how well she is going and how

:09:19.:09:22.

strongly. We are witnessing the night, Steve, one of the greatest

:09:23.:09:28.

distance runs in history. A world-record in Rio, because

:09:29.:09:38.

Nawowuna went out hard and she couldn't maintain it, but Ayana

:09:39.:09:46.

could. Tonight, the first part of the race was pedestrian. It started

:09:47.:09:49.

to pick up slightly and away she went. The last one was a 2.54. She

:09:50.:10:01.

is getting tired. But it is the distance she has put between herself

:10:02.:10:06.

and this other group who are the best in the world. The best of the

:10:07.:10:14.

rest. And they are now 230, 240 metres behind Ayana. I think she is

:10:15.:10:19.

going to win the gold medal, I wonder whether the 5,000 metres is

:10:20.:10:22.

within her site and whether she starts to think about that. The

:10:23.:10:26.

harder she goes here, the more recovery she needs to make. She has

:10:27.:10:32.

got this race won, she looks comfortable, she is slowing a bit, I

:10:33.:10:36.

wonder whether she is going to go back for the 5,000 later in the

:10:37.:10:40.

week. Looking at the screen all the time and all she will see on the

:10:41.:10:44.

screen is herself. There is no other athlete in the shot. She is halfway

:10:45.:10:49.

down the home straight. The other athletes are not even halfway down

:10:50.:10:57.

the back straight. She three laps to go for Ayana, and we are witnessing

:10:58.:11:02.

a little piece of history. The final time the statistics will only show

:11:03.:11:05.

how good this was when we analyse it. We are lucky, we have got Mark

:11:06.:11:13.

Butler, the top statistician in the world, giving us this information.

:11:14.:11:16.

And he says we are witnessing a piece of history. She does not need

:11:17.:11:20.

to run now, there is the body, that is Ayana. Looking in front of me and

:11:21.:11:25.

the other athletes are just coming in. The far side of the track,

:11:26.:11:31.

Ayana. Nearside of the track is the chasing group. Tirunesh Dibaba in

:11:32.:11:36.

fourth place. And in the history of distance running, Tirunesh Dibaba

:11:37.:11:39.

has never been beaten by this much in her history which started in

:11:40.:11:44.

2003. She won five gold medals, she has run great races and average

:11:45.:11:48.

races, she is running an OK race tonight but she is some -- seeing

:11:49.:11:54.

something she has never seen before. You are right. Last year, although

:11:55.:12:00.

she was distant from Ayana, she was only 25 seconds behind her. It is

:12:01.:12:04.

going to be more like five is -- 45 seconds this time. I still think

:12:05.:12:09.

Ayana may not lap the rest of them before this chasing group because

:12:10.:12:15.

that is definitely slowing down, but what a performance from Ayana. The

:12:16.:12:20.

speech she is moving that in contrast to the other 10,000m

:12:21.:12:24.

runners. And don't forget, these are the best in the world. You have the

:12:25.:12:28.

Kenyans and the Ethiopians, they are the best from around the world. And

:12:29.:12:33.

they are getting completely pulled apart by Ayana. It must be soul

:12:34.:12:37.

destroying, these are decent athlete and Ayana is coming past at a pace

:12:38.:12:42.

they can't relate to. Looking at her now, she looks as though she is

:12:43.:12:46.

running slightly downhill, she is going so well, she is absolutely

:12:47.:12:54.

brilliant here. Look at how she is passing them, look at how quickly

:12:55.:12:57.

the gap opens. I was talking to her manager yesterday and I said, how is

:12:58.:13:02.

she running? He said, don't worry, she will almost be as good as she

:13:03.:13:06.

was last year in Rio. Well, you got this one right! She is coming round

:13:07.:13:13.

now this time and she is hearing the bell. Superb piece of frontrunning

:13:14.:13:19.

by Ayana. Plenty of athletes and some have moved to get -- to let her

:13:20.:13:25.

through. A race between Agnes Tirop on the inside and Dibaba just

:13:26.:13:32.

hanging in there. In the days of old, Dibaba would have unleashed a

:13:33.:13:35.

great sprint on the last lap to win a gold medal but it is her

:13:36.:13:39.

team-mates doing it this time. Dibaba borehole to get a medal and

:13:40.:13:43.

join her on the rostrum. But we have time to savour Ayana -- Dibaba will

:13:44.:13:50.

hope to get a medal. Having destroyed the field and shown a new

:13:51.:13:56.

level of distance running, nothing to worry about except she will enjoy

:13:57.:14:01.

the Wells title but she will collect in a few yards time, and a great

:14:02.:14:05.

race going on behind her, but she does not care. The crowd is rising

:14:06.:14:09.

to a wonderful piece of distance running. The Olympic champion, the

:14:10.:14:17.

world-record holder, Ayana of Ethiopian is now the World Champion!

:14:18.:14:27.

Fabulous running and look at Tirunesh Dibaba now, reminding us of

:14:28.:14:32.

the great days when she would run for gold, this time she is trying to

:14:33.:14:38.

run for silver. Agnes Tirop is hanging on to her, the age-old

:14:39.:14:42.

battle of Ethiopian versus Kenya. They have dropped their team-mate,

:14:43.:14:47.

so these two will get a medal, who is going to get the silver? Dibaba

:14:48.:14:52.

takes a look at the screen and she sees Tirop is still bad. Does Tirop

:14:53.:14:57.

have anything else? Dibaba not as quick as she used to be, but she

:14:58.:15:01.

might be quick enough. Tirunesh Dibaba is going to make it an

:15:02.:15:06.

Ethiopian one and two in the 10,000m. Silver for Dibaba. Tirop

:15:07.:15:15.

takes the Bronze for Kenya, but a long way behind the winner Ayana.

:15:16.:15:21.

In big sprinting for the lesser places from almost all the other

:15:22.:15:28.

athletes, probably only six or seven of them were not lapped by Ayana and

:15:29.:15:34.

she only started running after eight laps but my goodness she did and I

:15:35.:15:40.

am delighted for Tirunesh Dibaba, that little smile, giving Ayana that

:15:41.:15:48.

little hug. Any questions about the fitness of Ayana completely blown

:15:49.:15:55.

away. Stunning performance, and a different way to last year when she

:15:56.:15:59.

broke a world record but in many ways just as impressive. Ephemeral

:16:00.:16:05.

the impressive distance performance by Ayana, a delightful performance

:16:06.:16:11.

by Dibaba in second place, another gold medal for Ethiopia and the

:16:12.:16:15.

British athlete, Beth Potter, coming through right now. Her career might

:16:16.:16:26.

unfold at the triathlon. That was a strong performance on an evening

:16:27.:16:30.

when everything went into second place with a performance the likes

:16:31.:16:34.

of which we have never seen before. Well done, Beth Potter. In the third

:16:35.:16:46.

round of the long jump. The South African is the Commonwealth

:16:47.:16:53.

record-holder with 8.60 five. The Olympic silver-medallist last year

:16:54.:17:00.

is in the lead. Round three. Another big effort. And another white flag.

:17:01.:17:11.

He has the run right. Luvo Manyonga living up to expectation. He carried

:17:12.:17:18.

that niggle from the Stockholm league, he hurt his ankle, but

:17:19.:17:23.

Nu'uausala that as he puts in a very impressive series together. Look at

:17:24.:17:29.

this. The wind on the bike straight is picking up, earlier it was minus

:17:30.:17:36.

and we can see 1.2 metres, wishing him onto the board. Look at his

:17:37.:17:42.

arms, getting in there. Dropping his feet early. That right foot. That is

:17:43.:17:53.

8.32 in the third round for Luvo Manyonga. Very supportive crowd,

:17:54.:18:04.

very knowledgeable, as ever. The jumpers enjoying that. And Jarrion

:18:05.:18:12.

Lawson from the United States, 8.43 in the second round. Was that good

:18:13.:18:18.

on the board? It was. Will this challenge the lead? Yes. What a

:18:19.:18:29.

competition! He rushed that flight, whirling his arms around quickly and

:18:30.:18:32.

he came in for a premature landing. RP goes, and he pulls himself down

:18:33.:18:40.

below his hips, if he stretched he would have sailed and travelled in

:18:41.:18:46.

the air longer. Premature landing but that is 8.40, no improvement in

:18:47.:18:55.

second place. You feel there is more to come. The second rank South

:18:56.:19:14.

African, Ruswahl Samaai. 8.25 in the second round. And second in the

:19:15.:19:20.

world. Look at the way he runs, punched and lower, he could stand up

:19:21.:19:27.

tall. And express himself. You can see those hunched shoulders. Getting

:19:28.:19:34.

the white flag. Shopping into the board. The wind is picking up,

:19:35.:19:41.

people will have to make adjustments, the stronger the wind,

:19:42.:19:47.

the more that will push you in. It circles down and into the ground,

:19:48.:19:53.

like a forward roll into the air, he needs to hold up his chest. May be

:19:54.:19:59.

more to come from Ruswahl Samaai. Fighting that forward rotation

:20:00.:20:05.

created by that slight outer body position. A shorter step is like

:20:06.:20:13.

getting tripped over and that causes the rotation. It was not in front of

:20:14.:20:21.

him, where it needed to be. We can reflect on that 10,000 metres

:20:22.:20:27.

performance by Almaz Ayana. Replicating her run in Rio in terms

:20:28.:20:32.

of streaking away, in her own way. That was on a different level. That

:20:33.:20:42.

was dominance. To run 3000 metres in 8.33 is quick anyway. In Monaco,

:20:43.:20:50.

eight .30, Ailish McColgan just behind her. But backing that up, I

:20:51.:20:55.

would love to see with the last 5K was because she finished with 30

:20:56.:21:03.

point 16. And setting off at the marathon pace and no wonder she

:21:04.:21:11.

destroyed the rest of the field and she lapped everyone, finishing 47

:21:12.:21:15.

seconds ahead of the silver medal, and that was Tirunesh Dibaba! But

:21:16.:21:20.

somebody just turning up. She lapped pretty much most of the field,

:21:21.:21:27.

including the bronze-medallists from Beijing in 2015. What can she do in

:21:28.:21:37.

this sport? She could go down? She could make a fantastic marathon

:21:38.:21:40.

runner? The world is for oyster in terms of middle distance running?

:21:41.:21:50.

She can destroy the field like that, there were doubts about her fitness,

:21:51.:21:55.

she is in shape or she is not, she is in phenomenal shape. She can be

:21:56.:22:03.

very competitive over 3000 metres, 5,000m she could probably challenge

:22:04.:22:07.

the world record and the marathon remains to be seen but on that

:22:08.:22:15.

basis, it could be extremely fast. Just over one hour away from the

:22:16.:22:20.

final of the Men's 100 metres. Beautiful scenes overhead in the

:22:21.:22:26.

stadium. The rain has stayed away, there is this stunning sunset, going

:22:27.:22:31.

down on the championship career of Usain Bolt, littered with gold

:22:32.:22:37.

medals all the way, including a particularly magnificent seven.

:22:38.:22:45.

Usain Bolt, here he goes, streaking away already. Watch the clock! That

:22:46.:22:54.

is gold and he has done it again! Did you world record for Usain Bolt!

:22:55.:23:01.

Away cleanly, Bolt gets a very clean start. An excellent start from Brian

:23:02.:23:10.

Shawcross but this is all about Usain Bolt, three metres, five

:23:11.:23:14.

metres clear and away he goes. Another gold medal. What is the

:23:15.:23:27.

time? I cannot believe it. Once again, there is no mishap, as was

:23:28.:23:34.

last Sunday night in the 100 metres. Gold is into the home straight.

:23:35.:23:47.

19 .42 seconds, the fastest in the world this year. They get away,

:23:48.:23:58.

DeGrasse gets the best start but Usain Bolt is going to get there, he

:23:59.:24:08.

will take it again! Nine .70 eight. That was a clean start, getting out

:24:09.:24:12.

of the blocks very well. Bolt going around that bend. Here comes Usain

:24:13.:24:25.

Bolt. Changing through the gears. Bolt eases off, 19.66! Bolt gets

:24:26.:24:39.

away pretty well, as does Rogers, bold and Justin Gatlin, Bolt gets

:24:40.:24:49.

it? I think he has! Usain Bolt! Cracking start, Justin Gatlin is out

:24:50.:24:56.

quickly but so is Usain Bolt, going to be very close in the home

:24:57.:25:02.

straight and Justin Gatlin has not caught him. Surely Usain Bolt cannot

:25:03.:25:09.

relinquish this? He is going to win this bank almost a big margin that

:25:10.:25:14.

he probably could not believe. They are his magnificent seven individual

:25:15.:25:21.

world championship golds. Will he be adding to those? But those seats,

:25:22.:25:28.

make sure you have the snacks ready, this is going to be phenomenal, the

:25:29.:25:33.

atmosphere is crackling. And this is a line-up... Two Jamaicans, Bolt and

:25:34.:25:55.

leg. And sixth -- Christian Coleman. And Reece Prescod really has been

:25:56.:26:00.

the most incredible story, his meteoric rise, winning the National

:26:01.:26:04.

Championship title to qualify back in July, in early July, he threw

:26:05.:26:08.

himself centrestage and said when growing up people said he should be

:26:09.:26:13.

a 200 beaters and 400 is runner because he is very tall but he is

:26:14.:26:19.

making a pretty good go at 100 metres. What are confident entry

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into this level! Bill Jones caught up with him. Reece Prescod, the

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21-year-old British runner. I don't tend to over complicate things, I

:26:41.:26:44.

look at the good things aren't so bad things and I work on the bad

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things. That is a pretty good start. It is going to be close, DeGrasse

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winning it. I came seventh, that was not great because I wanted to win

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but these guys have been on the circuit for years and I am three

:27:08.:27:12.

years younger than all of them. I took that attitude and went back to

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training and worked harder and it came right at the trials. Once Reece

:27:17.:27:22.

Prescod gets moving, he is incredibly quick. Quick start. Look

:27:23.:27:32.

at Reece Prescod, finishing very quickly! He gets it! He will go!

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Coming away from the middle was a great experience and I did my race

:27:40.:27:43.

well, I felt I could continue that permit them going into the World

:27:44.:27:50.

Championships. If you analyse something, it becomes a problem in

:27:51.:27:52.

your head and you just analyse that one thing. Keep things simple. For

:27:53.:27:59.

it all to come together for you in the year of the World Championships

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in London, is that an added bonus? It was a blessing, under 23, London,

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OK! London is out there, that will be the dream but I will stay at the

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under 23s to stay happy. And I got the qualifier! I prepared for that,

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I got to the trials and I put my race head on and London was there,

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British champion! A lot of boys said that I have skipped the queue!

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Normally you go for the junior and I have taken the fast track. It is

:28:39.:28:44.

good. Do you go in there with nothing to lose attitude for the

:28:45.:28:50.

World Championships? I definitely think so, I am 21, quite young, if I

:28:51.:28:57.

can keep racing well, that is what it is all about and if not, I will

:28:58.:29:00.

go back to work again and come back stronger. When I hear them drawing

:29:01.:29:08.

my name, I just embrace it, I just run. That was just before these

:29:09.:29:16.

championships, such prophetic words because that is exactly what he has

:29:17.:29:20.

done, he has embraced this experience. And he is at the start

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of his career, just 21, all of that excitement and relaxed. On this

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amazing stage and he did not expect to be here at this time and seeing

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him run like that, it gives you goose bumps!

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When somebody comes through as a trial, as a surprise, and then

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produces again and again, it bodes well? He is thirsty to run, he is

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happy in this environment, he will have to enjoy this and he will raise

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his game. It is the 200 metres time for the Heptathlon woman. Steve Cram

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can update you. Surprise surprise, the Olympic

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champion Nafi Thiam leading things, city Cheptai going well and

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Rodriguez had that brilliant High Jump. Katarina Johnson-Thompson down

:30:27.:30:29.

in 13th place after three events. She really needs a good 200m to

:30:30.:30:35.

finish the day and a high. Just to give her a glimpse that tomorrow

:30:36.:30:40.

could be better. And we have got four races and these are the

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athletes in the first of the four. Based on their ability. Very good in

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the shot-put, Sharon Day-Monroe. But the highest of the current standings

:30:56.:31:01.

is Nadine Broersen, she is in sixth place, in main eight. And anything

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under 25, they will be delighted, only a couple of personal bests

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under 25. Lecabela Quaresma in lane six.

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So the first of four races in this women's heptathlon. There is

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Quaresma. Broersen will want to finish with a good 200 here.

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Greenaway. Broersen did get a good start and started quickly. Sharon

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Day-Monroe trying to get on terms with the American. Sharon Day-Monroe

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in second place and coming through quicker. Broersen fading a bit here.

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The American is putting her under real pressure, it is going to be

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tight on the line. Sharon Day-Monroe might get this by a fraction. And

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that is a good run from Broersen as well. Quicker than her season's best

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for Sharon Day-Monroe. A pretty solid enter her day. Good Shot Put

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from her moving her up the standings and a decent run and Broersen

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looking up at the clock. Tony, Broersen is in sixth place. A

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reasonable 202nd day for her? Not as strong as it has been in the past. A

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higher scoring athlete than we have seen in recent years. And losing

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quite a substantial amount of points on her personal best. Started well

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with a great drive out, coming off the turn. And with about 80 metres

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to go, you can see her blowing hard. Struggling when Sharon Day comes

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alongside her. Yes, she ran a good bend and ran out of steam the last

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50 metres, Broersen, having put herself in a good position. A good

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bend in lane eight. She might look back and think, she might expect a

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drop down from the current position she is in, in sixth place. Just in

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terms of totals. It bit of daylight between herself and eighth place. We

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will have to wait and see. So, Broersen the second by 100th of a

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second to Sharon Day-Monroe. 890 points for the American. If you are

:33:48.:33:54.

joining us, this is a look back at the leading Long Jump, compelling

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final, there is your event leader Luvo Manyonga of South Africa, in

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the second round will stop and will bring you win in a second, Tony,

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that is 8.48, five centimetres in the lead. We'll Manyonga think he

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has done enough with three jumps remaining? It is strange, Steve, you

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may have found in conditions that the first round is very competitive,

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first people find their way. And people tend to go to sleep a bit

:34:25.:34:29.

through rounds three and four. And even five. Once they get the round

:34:30.:34:34.

six, people know, you are fighting for the medals. Maybe we will see a

:34:35.:34:39.

dip as they get used to it but I think they will be going for it hard

:34:40.:34:44.

in the last round. Well, queueing up behind you

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including this man, Jianan Wang. 25 centimetres only behind the lead of

:34:55.:35:04.

Manyonga. Wang in round four. Just decelerating may be slightly. No

:35:05.:35:11.

improvement for the Chinese athlete. Wang is just 20 years of age, his

:35:12.:35:18.

season's best is his lifetime's best, 8.29. Almost the same in

:35:19.:35:26.

second round. In fifth place, Wang, good on the board. He shows really

:35:27.:35:31.

good discipline. Stretching and driving at maximum speed and maximum

:35:32.:35:37.

effort to be within a centimetre or two of the past scene. Well drilled

:35:38.:35:46.

and well practised. And Wang... At the moment, Aleksandr Menkov is in

:35:47.:35:51.

the Bronze medal position. Silver medal at the moment is Jarrion

:35:52.:36:00.

Lawson in second place, the American in 8.43, just five centimetres

:36:01.:36:05.

behind the lead of Manyonga. Wang may be wondering what he can do to

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get in amongst it. Samaai. Tony analysed this athlete a couple of

:36:15.:36:20.

jumps ago and noticed him being slightly hunched over on the

:36:21.:36:23.

approach, let's see if he can stand tall and use his posture to govern

:36:24.:36:31.

-- to good effect. Samaai, round four, looks better. That is better,

:36:32.:36:36.

you knows it. Red flag, he ran off the board so much better. His foot

:36:37.:36:41.

was to underneath before, he stretches put out further and a bit

:36:42.:36:46.

too far and ended up in the plasticine. The starting to get it

:36:47.:36:51.

right. That tease him up for the rest of the competition, he knows he

:36:52.:36:57.

is capable of challenging for the lead, Samaai. His team-mate Manyonga

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out in front with two jumps remaining.

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So, Aleksandr Menkov, and authorised neutral athlete, in brackets,

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Russian. So Menkov in the opening round had 8.27, followed by two

:37:25.:37:30.

bowels. Fourth round John as he rolls in casually into his run. More

:37:31.:37:35.

discipline in the final steps, but he made a mess of that and he knew

:37:36.:37:43.

it was a foul, no improvement. Menkov in third place, this is your

:37:44.:37:47.

event leader, Manyonga, is still out in front and getting ready for his

:37:48.:37:52.

fourth attempt. And here is your leader in the heptathlon as well,

:37:53.:37:58.

Nafi Thiam readying herself for the final event, the second of the four

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heats. Not a great 200m runner but she is the leader and she wears the

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green name. A new personal best this season, and warmly received by the

:38:12.:38:16.

London crowd. Not too many in this round-up will the cheer in the medal

:38:17.:38:20.

shake-up. Katerina Cachova of the Czech Republic. Thiam of course

:38:21.:38:26.

leading. Guest only in Grit Sadeiko in 18th place. The best of 24.

:38:27.:38:33.

Alysbeth Felix up Puerto Rico in lane five. These women running in

:38:34.:38:41.

the 20 fours. Katarina Johnson-Thompson will go in the

:38:42.:38:46.

fourth heat, there is Eliska Klucinova who is that that the

:38:47.:38:50.

moment, consistent in the remaining events without being spectacular.

:38:51.:38:56.

The 19-year-old European Junior Championships silver-medallist

:38:57.:38:59.

Geraldine Ruckstuhl. But down in 14th at the moment and in 12th place

:39:00.:39:14.

is Antoinette Nana Djimou Ida. So this is all about the Belgian Nafi

:39:15.:39:18.

Thiam, who is still in line for 7,000 points. If things go according

:39:19.:39:25.

to plan. I think Carolin Schafer lease after the first day but

:39:26.:39:29.

Thiam's javelin is outstanding and that will be the difference between

:39:30.:39:36.

those two. So Antoinette Nana Djimou Ida on the inside. Geraldine

:39:37.:39:45.

Ruckstuhl of Switzerland... And Tamara de Sousa of Brazil on the

:39:46.:39:46.

outside. All about the time for Nafi Thiam,

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200 is not her best event. Round the bend she comes. Grit Sadeiko running

:40:02.:40:13.

strong. Chasing down the time. Evenly matched, and a good round on

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the outside from Tamara de Sousa. 41 -- Thiam flinging herself at the

:40:22.:40:27.

line. Fractionally behind Thiam's personal best. Pretty much as we

:40:28.:40:33.

expected, she has been close to, without threatening her personal

:40:34.:40:38.

best in all the events so far, but that is good enough to keep ahead of

:40:39.:40:42.

the rest. But Carolin Schafer is in the fourth heat and she might lead

:40:43.:40:46.

after day one. But Thiam will not be too displeased with what she has

:40:47.:40:50.

run. Obviously, she would have wanted a personal best, but she is

:40:51.:40:55.

doing just about enough, Tony. I think so, the time she has produced,

:40:56.:40:58.

a couple of tenths outside her personal best. It is still

:40:59.:41:03.

conditions so difficult for her. The conditions earlier this year were

:41:04.:41:07.

perfect with the breeze behind. The time she has run, from my

:41:08.:41:22.

perspective, you have only lost 20 points, 24.57, only 17 points, so a

:41:23.:41:25.

really solid performance. We talked about her not being a great 200 run

:41:26.:41:30.

or 800 runner in the final event, she does not look very fluid out

:41:31.:41:34.

there but she is a power athlete. Yes, if you look at the way she

:41:35.:41:39.

runs, not a lot in front, she weaves her foot on the floor a little too

:41:40.:41:44.

long so it picks up behind her. Not the best angle. Rocking and rolling.

:41:45.:41:49.

Needs to be a bit stronger and improve the techniques of the power

:41:50.:41:51.

she does have will be much more efficient. But again, consistent

:41:52.:41:56.

throughout and we will see the difference in terms of 200m from

:41:57.:42:01.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson who is a world-class 200m runner. But Nafi

:42:02.:42:05.

Thiam just outside her personal best and will not lose much ground. We

:42:06.:42:09.

will watch what Carolin Schafer can do and Katarina Johnson-Thompson in

:42:10.:42:14.

the fourth round. Cachova, of the Czech Republic.

:42:15.:42:20.

Thiam just a fraction behind and outside her personal best and she's

:42:21.:42:22.

talking to fill. A successful day for you, how would

:42:23.:42:30.

you assess the day from your perspective? It was a good day? I

:42:31.:42:37.

did some medal performances. Like the hurdles. The shot-put. I think I

:42:38.:42:42.

didn't do any mistakes. It was pretty solid and I am happy with the

:42:43.:42:49.

200m. Really it is the event I mess up a little bit, so that is good. Is

:42:50.:42:54.

that the most important thing in the heptathlon when you are competing in

:42:55.:42:57.

this? We saw our own Katarina Johnson-Thompson only clearing in

:42:58.:43:04.

the High Jump 1.80, it is not to make a mistake like that? Yes, I

:43:05.:43:08.

think so. It is the challenge to do OK and then some big performance in

:43:09.:43:16.

some events. But it is really easy to do a mistake, so that is what is

:43:17.:43:20.

horrible in the heptathlon. You always look so composed, keep it

:43:21.:43:23.

going tomorrow, well done today. Thank you, I will try.

:43:24.:43:53.

Usain Bolt squeaking away from the fields, it is gold for Usain Bolt, a

:43:54.:44:08.

new rails -- record for Usain Bolt, Bolt is going to do it again, Usain

:44:09.:44:13.

Bolt! We are getting closer, just under 32

:44:14.:44:19.

minutes to the 100m men's final here at the London Stadium, in The Queen

:44:20.:44:24.

Elizabeth Park will stop and the athletes warming got and is doing

:44:25.:44:27.

their last-minute preparations out on the warm up track. Reece Prescod

:44:28.:44:33.

of Great Britain who got himself into that final with a magnificent

:44:34.:44:37.

run, he has performed brilliantly in these championships since winning

:44:38.:44:41.

his national title in early July and is taking it in his stride, the

:44:42.:44:45.

21-year-old. Christian Coleman has run the fastest time in the world

:44:46.:44:49.

this year, the American, not a lot of experience in this event but he

:44:50.:44:53.

has looked like he was born to this, is he going to push Usain Bolt all

:44:54.:44:58.

the way? Justin Gatlin knows exactly what it is like to be on the biggest

:44:59.:45:02.

stage, he has been the protagonist of Usain Bolt many a time, can he

:45:03.:45:08.

push him one more time? It is the last time they have a chance to take

:45:09.:45:12.

the biggest scalp and the man perhaps who knows him best of all is

:45:13.:45:14.

Jamaican team-mate Yohan Blake. grass taking their time, and wearing

:45:15.:45:33.

sun hats, feeling the cool London area as the temperature drops that

:45:34.:45:37.

the London Stadium. Back to the track and the 202 is. Steve Cram?

:45:38.:45:48.

Just one more until we see Katarina Johnson-Thompson, we have the

:45:49.:45:57.

athletes in third and fourth, we have Anouk Vetter from the

:45:58.:45:59.

Netherlands. Certainly, Anouk Vetter and Yorgelis

:46:00.:46:12.

Rodriguez are in a scrap going into tomorrow. They are well matched in

:46:13.:46:19.

the 200 metres, although Anouk Vetter has a better personal best

:46:20.:46:25.

although this year and there was only five hundredths separating

:46:26.:46:32.

them. You know when Rodriguez has had a day like today, she might find

:46:33.:46:43.

something extra. Her season best, 24.16. Anouk Vetter will have

:46:44.:46:52.

something to run out. There will not be that much between them unless

:46:53.:46:56.

something goes dramatically wrong for Rodriguez. Caroline Agnou from

:46:57.:47:04.

Switzerland in lane three. And Hanne Maudens from Belgium. If there is a

:47:05.:47:14.

chance for Katarina Johnson-Thompson, we need her to run

:47:15.:47:20.

a superb 200 metres, they were asked only what that means but if these

:47:21.:47:25.

two run fairly well indeed, particularly Rodriguez, if she works

:47:26.:47:32.

on the great day she has had today, that would just take that bronze

:47:33.:47:36.

medal position away a bit further as well.

:47:37.:47:48.

Rodriguez climbing out of the blocks, but the best, Anouk Vetter

:47:49.:48:00.

starting more quickly. Also going well is Odile Ahouanwanou. Rodriguez

:48:01.:48:09.

is starting to fade, as is Anouk Vetter. Well, Rodriguez and Anouk

:48:10.:48:18.

Vetter not as quick as they might have liked. Odile Ahouanwanou liking

:48:19.:48:25.

her performance and why not? That is a personal best. Excellent running

:48:26.:48:33.

from her. Only, I wonder if Rodriguez, when you have the

:48:34.:48:36.

adrenaline coming, she did not come out of the blocks? She stood up, did

:48:37.:48:43.

not really react to the gun. And for some reason, it is something that a

:48:44.:48:49.

lot of heptathlete stood, driving your shoulders into the lane and you

:48:50.:48:54.

must set this up for 200 beaters, you cannot just expect to run 200

:48:55.:49:00.

beaters, you have to drive from the beginning. We still have a great

:49:01.:49:08.

long jump final. Steve Cram? We have indeed. Jarrion Lawson. The massive

:49:09.:49:28.

crowd loving this long jump final. The American, 8.43, trailing the

:49:29.:49:33.

South African. What has he got in round five? That is a massive

:49:34.:49:42.

series, he opened with 8.30 seven. Backing that up with a .40 in the

:49:43.:49:50.

third round. It is not look as though it is going to impress on

:49:51.:49:54.

that lead, the gold and silver lines almost on top of each other, five

:49:55.:50:00.

centimetres apart, there is no improvement, it looks, for Lawson.

:50:01.:50:10.

Teasing things for the third round. That is OK, he has one more chance,

:50:11.:50:18.

but Luvo Manyonga might have more to give, this man is unbeaten in 2017.

:50:19.:50:28.

Serious jumping, he has been prolific, jumping in XS of 8.60 on

:50:29.:50:37.

occasions, and who knows, he might be capable of more. There is a

:50:38.:50:44.

slight following wind, no one improved in round four. Luvo

:50:45.:50:54.

Manyonga, round five. That was a big effort, and again... May be no

:50:55.:50:59.

improvement as the 200-metre heptathlete is wait to go. Katarina

:51:00.:51:06.

Johnson-Thompson in the next heat, Luvo Manyonga, no improvement with

:51:07.:51:18.

8.48. He has equalled the distance of Aleksandr Menkov with 8.47 and

:51:19.:51:25.

with only one job remaining, you just feel there might be some more

:51:26.:51:34.

drama to come. It always produces. He is in the lead here, Luvo

:51:35.:51:44.

Manyonga. No improvement at 8.17. And there is one job remaining. Onto

:51:45.:51:52.

the final heat of the 200 metres for the Heptathlon women and 11 probe is

:51:53.:51:55.

one of the fastest in the field and she will have to produce close to

:51:56.:52:01.

her personal best to get a serious form before going to bed. She is the

:52:02.:52:10.

fastest by a long way and this is against the clock, about motivation

:52:11.:52:13.

and how much she will want to fight to move up the leaderboard. And not

:52:14.:52:21.

force it? Don't get too dense, understand she can come away with a

:52:22.:52:25.

positive note from 200 and put the other events to bed and start fresh

:52:26.:52:29.

tomorrow. She has it in her to run a very good time tomorrow. We can go

:52:30.:52:36.

to the commentary team, the final heat of the 200 metres in the

:52:37.:52:41.

Heptathlon. She is the fastest by some distance in this event over the

:52:42.:52:52.

rest, in fact, her 22.81 gives her -- was into the headwind and that is

:52:53.:52:57.

the second quickest in any British athlete this year, only Desiree

:52:58.:53:03.

Henry was faster. She is ordinarily world-class in the long jump and the

:53:04.:53:08.

high jump, they carry her, but if you slip up in any of them, you will

:53:09.:53:16.

suffer. The high jump Sir Achilles fielded a hand there is no other way

:53:17.:53:20.

to put it, it has been painfully disappointing today for Katarina

:53:21.:53:21.

Johnson-Thompson. Carolin Schafer is quick as well,

:53:22.:53:38.

this season. Katarina Johnson-Thompson, that high jump

:53:39.:53:44.

just took the life out of her. Whether we can see a real drive in

:53:45.:53:52.

this 200 metres... Don't put too much thought into that minus wind,

:53:53.:53:57.

the crosswind helped them around the turn. It still registered as miners

:53:58.:54:04.

with the wind gauge, 50 metres up the home straight but here is the

:54:05.:54:08.

opportunity to put all Banks and distress into this race. And move

:54:09.:54:13.

forward through and get the additional points you need. The

:54:14.:54:20.

crowd will try to lift Katarina Johnson-Thompson. Promote outside

:54:21.:54:34.

chance of a medal for her. But there has to be something very special.

:54:35.:54:39.

Erica Bougard, 22nd at the moment, but the women from Germany could

:54:40.:54:55.

push... The long jump, the javelin and the 800 metres tomorrow. Kendell

:54:56.:55:03.

Williams, she is a good 200 metres runner, Ivona Dadic could get close

:55:04.:55:07.

to the medal positions at the end of the first day. The Austrian is in

:55:08.:55:20.

eighth place. Second in 200 metres in the Heptathlon equates to about

:55:21.:55:25.

100 points and Vanessa Chefer at the moment is 72 points behind

:55:26.:55:34.

Nafissatou Thiam and Katarina Johnson-Thompson, can she get close

:55:35.:55:40.

to her best and take a leap up the rankings? The final heat of the 200

:55:41.:55:41.

metres in the Heptathlon. There is an aurora from the crowd to

:55:42.:56:01.

lift Katarina Johnson-Thompson as he attacks the first 100 and takes

:56:02.:56:05.

chunks out of the opposition, driving on, chasing down the time,

:56:06.:56:10.

Carolin Schafer running strongly but Katarina Johnson-Thompson lifting

:56:11.:56:14.

and pushing and drives towards online, the wristy huge gap to the

:56:15.:56:26.

line is quick, 22.81, -- 22.88, not far from her personal best. She will

:56:27.:56:33.

move up the rankings and put yourself in some position where she

:56:34.:56:38.

can make some challenge on the second day. You can see the drive

:56:39.:56:43.

and are working and you can see her smiling, she has confidence in the

:56:44.:56:47.

200 metres, she drives as a very strong athlete, lifting her knees on

:56:48.:56:53.

the home straight, that is the drive, the body position, standing

:56:54.:56:56.

up early for me, working the bend really hard. Then just as she comes

:56:57.:57:03.

off, picking that point and running at it, her arms working, the other

:57:04.:57:08.

girls are suffering, they don't have her strength, when she is open and

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free. She is striving, she starts to reach and rock a little bit,

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driving, there, across the line, 22.86. Great performance. Get those

:57:23.:57:30.

head underneath and get taller, she needs to work her feet better, they

:57:31.:57:34.

need to bounce off the floor as she moves around the turn. Not quite the

:57:35.:57:39.

horizontal flight position you would want. She is a high quality 200

:57:40.:57:48.

metres runner, in a different league to the rest of the heptathlete 's

:57:49.:57:53.

and she will move into fourth place at the end of the first day, she is

:57:54.:57:58.

not great with the javelin but a good long jumper and a very good 800

:57:59.:58:02.

metres runner so in a good position to challenge at the end of the first

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day. The Men's long jump coming to a climax with round six. This man

:58:14.:58:16.

could change the order of the medals. Ruswahl Samaai, had to play

:58:17.:58:29.

second fiddle to his team-mate, Luvo Manyonga. Chopped badly but that is

:58:30.:58:37.

a very big effort. That might improve his performance, it looks as

:58:38.:58:40.

though he stuttered slightly in the end. He did not look optimal for

:58:41.:58:50.

Ruswahl Samaai, he will be pleased with bronze, he just chopped,

:58:51.:58:55.

sticking that short stride in. If he got that right, well, Ruswahl Samaai

:58:56.:59:10.

has jumped very well indeed. 8.32, that is an improvement and that

:59:11.:59:14.

keeps him in third place, guaranteed. I have checked, he is

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not guaranteed because the man to follow, Aleksandr Menkov, has been

:59:23.:59:27.

pushed to fourth place. He can wrestle that back. Great support

:59:28.:59:34.

from a huge and knowledgeable crowd and that is why athletes love to

:59:35.:59:39.

come to Britain to compete. Menkov, previous champion. 2013, his

:59:40.:59:52.

lifetime best of 8.56, when he took the world title. 8.32 is his best

:59:53.:00:01.

this year over the same distance. And that is Luvo Manyonga. Looking

:00:02.:00:07.

composed, he knows they are coming after him.

:00:08.:00:12.

Nervous time in the Long Jump competition. Menkov, four fouls.

:00:13.:00:23.

This is the opportunity. Runs fast on the runway, accelerates into the

:00:24.:00:28.

Long Jump. Mary is -- never simple technique, he just brings his leg

:00:29.:00:34.

through. Menkov, last round, so approach, but he accelerates hard.

:00:35.:00:40.

It is shy and it is a foul. He encroached on the board. That is his

:00:41.:00:45.

team-mate, Luvo Manyonga, congratulating his team-mate Samaai

:00:46.:00:50.

and a Bronze medal. Menkov has to settle for fourth. Well, Menkov is a

:00:51.:01:00.

neutral athlete. Now he is competing in a neutral vest. No time to

:01:01.:01:04.

elaborate on that now but athletes take so much pride putting on their

:01:05.:01:09.

national best, a neutral athlete maybe feels different at a World

:01:10.:01:14.

Championship is. Samaai celebrating a guaranteed Bronze. Now we can give

:01:15.:01:18.

him that and no that nobody can take that from him. Two athletes yet to

:01:19.:01:24.

jump so the silver and gold may still change place. But South Africa

:01:25.:01:30.

definitely have two medals. There is your event leader, Manyonga, out in

:01:31.:01:37.

front. He is enjoying himself! I think he is as pleased for Samaai as

:01:38.:01:40.

he is for his own situation. Writes... Once again, Jarrion Lawson

:01:41.:01:50.

turns to the crowd and so does the event leader. Great stuff, great

:01:51.:01:56.

camaraderie between the jumpers. And Lawson can do this. Lawson of the

:01:57.:02:02.

United States needs to find five centimetres only, faster going on

:02:03.:02:10.

the approach. It is big. Well, it is a white flag. As he did in Rio last

:02:11.:02:16.

year. He dragged his hand back into the sand. This time, it looks like a

:02:17.:02:22.

Queen entry into the sandpit. -- clean entry. 8.44, Lawson has to

:02:23.:02:33.

settle for silver. Four centimetres shy of gold, but it guarantees a

:02:34.:02:39.

gold for this man. And Samaai is away with his nation's flag. And

:02:40.:02:45.

Luvo Manyonga is reduced to his knees, what a journey! Talk about a

:02:46.:02:49.

troubled past, the American celebrating the silver. Manyonga

:02:50.:02:56.

came from the townships, a poverty stricken background. A social drug

:02:57.:03:07.

addict, reformed. Sports saved him. Lawson, the American, silver medal.

:03:08.:03:10.

Manyonga guaranteed gold, what a wonderful story! Champion of the

:03:11.:03:17.

world. Silver last year, Manyonga in the last round, does not need it. He

:03:18.:03:22.

has already won. It is a huge effort! But it is a foul. That is a

:03:23.:03:29.

shame. It just shows you just the talent. Standing before us. Well, a

:03:30.:03:40.

unique celebration. Fantastic stuff from Luvo Manyonga! A sound angel.

:03:41.:03:49.

Gold and Bronze for South Africa. Some edging the American Lawson will

:03:50.:03:56.

stop -- sandwiching. Brilliant stuff. It went exactly as the form

:03:57.:04:08.

would have suggested. Gold for Agnes Tirop -- Luvo Manyonga. Cheering for

:04:09.:04:18.

the champion. He is the man, gold and Bronze. Brilliant, brilliant

:04:19.:04:25.

stuff. Not the dramatic end we maybe would have hoped for, but Manyonga,

:04:26.:04:32.

well, we need to know more about that back story and Manyonga takes

:04:33.:04:38.

gold. That is the confirmation. A world gold medal and 8.48.

:04:39.:04:49.

These are the standings after the first day of the heptathlon. Leading

:04:50.:04:53.

by 22 points, Carolin Schafer, behind Nafi Thiam. Rodriguez in

:04:54.:04:57.

third. Katarina Johnson-Thompson just behind Rodriguez. Katarina

:04:58.:05:02.

Johnson-Thompson better in the Long Jump and 800m and a weaker javelin

:05:03.:05:06.

compared to the Cuban so we will see what develops on the second day.

:05:07.:05:13.

The London Stadium here in the heart of the Olympic Park in East London

:05:14.:05:17.

looking magnificent. Evoking all kinds of emotions reminiscent of

:05:18.:05:22.

2012. And if you have just joined us on BBC One, a very warm welcome to

:05:23.:05:28.

the second night of these World Championships. 24 hours ago, we

:05:29.:05:30.

witnessed the greatest British athlete ever Mo Farah and 24 hours

:05:31.:05:38.

on, we are about to witness depleted greatest athlete of all time, who

:05:39.:05:43.

transcends his sport, who is about to run his last individual

:05:44.:05:44.

championship race. Usain Bolt, of Jamaica.

:05:45.:06:00.

Usain Bolt is the world Junior champion.

:06:01.:06:05.

It is going to be gold Ford Jamaica! Usain Bolt is the Olympic champion!

:06:06.:06:10.

He has done it again! A new world record.

:06:11.:06:16.

He is running away, he is going for gold. The champion becomes a legend.

:06:17.:06:22.

And he is going to take the gold again.

:06:23.:06:25.

Unbeatable, and the passable! Usain Bolt, three times World Champion.

:06:26.:06:31.

Magnificent seven, the Odyssey continues.

:06:32.:06:37.

He has saved this title, he has saved his reputation. He may have

:06:38.:06:49.

even saved his sport. One last time.

:06:50.:07:00.

Can he is silence them one more time? The indoor track just

:07:01.:07:08.

underneath the stadium. It is the penultimate place the athletes go.

:07:09.:07:14.

And Usain Bolt looking as calm and charming as he always does in those

:07:15.:07:19.

moments. The cheering behind us, he has not come out, don't worry. A

:07:20.:07:23.

very British thing just happened, I have never seen it in athletics

:07:24.:07:27.

before, a Great British streak at! We are not going to show you.

:07:28.:07:31.

Michael is bemused, it doesn't happen in American sport. More

:07:32.:07:35.

importantly, is Usain Bolt going to be the man streaking ahead this

:07:36.:07:39.

evening? Are you confident from what you saw today and yesterday he has

:07:40.:07:42.

everything to pull together and the challenges in the semifinals? What

:07:43.:07:47.

we are about to see is a fantastic competition and that is what some --

:07:48.:07:52.

is so great about athletics, accommodation. People came to see

:07:53.:07:56.

Usain Bolt because he is a legend like people came to see Mo Farah

:07:57.:07:59.

last night because he is a legend, but they also got a fantastic

:08:00.:08:03.

addition must night and we will see that the late because Christian

:08:04.:08:06.

Coleman can challenge Usain Bolt. At the end of the day, Bolt is ready,

:08:07.:08:11.

he looked great in the semifinals and confident and much more pleased

:08:12.:08:14.

with himself today than he was yesterday. But he is not going to be

:08:15.:08:25.

in the same rage at 9.6, it is more like 9.8. Excited to have Reece

:08:26.:08:28.

Prescod involved, he has come through so well from the beginning

:08:29.:08:32.

of the season and the challenges, but for you, Coleman is the man who

:08:33.:08:37.

can push Bolt all the way. This is what he has got. Coleman is

:08:38.:08:42.

fantastic and he ran a very good semifinal with Bolt. Both in the

:08:43.:08:44.

middle of the track. He pulls away from the field quickly

:08:45.:08:52.

and he would have to hold that to avoid this. Bolt coming back, which

:08:53.:08:58.

he did. You can see Coleman jumps out and he gets a great lead, but

:08:59.:09:03.

Bolt is not fazed by it. It bit of a gap, but he has seen that before and

:09:04.:09:08.

he feels confident he closes it and he does, and he uses up at the end.

:09:09.:09:12.

Not necessary for him to win this. I'm sure Coleman probably let up a

:09:13.:09:17.

bit as well because he knew he had the victory at hand and he has

:09:18.:09:19.

qualified for the final. That is where the runners will

:09:20.:09:27.

emerge for the 100-metre final, the men, and that man has the job of

:09:28.:09:31.

leading them out. Each final has their own spectacular entrance and

:09:32.:09:36.

some of the athletes, as you can imagine, milk the moment more than

:09:37.:09:42.

others. Others look more nervous. Former European champion Vicaut of

:09:43.:09:46.

France. The mascot trying to distract them. Bolt of course paying

:09:47.:09:53.

attention, as he always does to any frivolity. He does not look to

:09:54.:09:58.

stress, Usain Bolt will stop no, he never does, he never looks stressed.

:09:59.:10:02.

And I think most of these guys, the veterans have learned that is the

:10:03.:10:09.

thing unique to Usain. Do not try to duplicate it. You saw Coleman doing

:10:10.:10:12.

the right thing and being in front of the pack so he does not have to

:10:13.:10:16.

look at Usain Bolt or see him so relaxed and be intimidated by that.

:10:17.:10:20.

This area right here, that is what I miss. That area right there, that is

:10:21.:10:26.

where some of these races can be won and lost. Christine Coleman is right

:10:27.:10:31.

there beside Usain Bolt, but he looks poised. The good thing about

:10:32.:10:38.

the US system is that you do get a lot of championship experience. A

:10:39.:10:43.

lot of college and university championship experience. So he could

:10:44.:10:46.

just duplicate that here, he has entered those rooms before, just not

:10:47.:10:52.

at this level. He has not looked to like this experience, Coleman. He is

:10:53.:10:57.

a great college athlete in the winning everything this season he

:10:58.:10:59.

can at that level, but a break from his intends raising in the season

:11:00.:11:05.

and looking fresh and experienced. Denise. Yes, but as Mike says, that

:11:06.:11:09.

is the moment when he believes in himself. The collegiate system is

:11:10.:11:15.

one thing, but entering the track at the World Championships when you are

:11:16.:11:18.

one of the favourites against the man of the moment, the man of the

:11:19.:11:23.

era, that is a different story. Let's listen to the roaring, Reece

:11:24.:11:27.

Prescod is coming out first. The crowd are going to absolutely love

:11:28.:11:35.

his presence here. CHEERING.

:11:36.:11:40.

A very languid entry into this stadium. Would you prefer him to do

:11:41.:11:46.

some high knees, Michael? I would like to see more from him, but they

:11:47.:11:51.

call it the walk-out, I guess. That is impressive! He has given us

:11:52.:11:56.

something different in every round and he has delivered again. I don't

:11:57.:12:05.

think Vicaut will give us much. Strange way the walk-out, how it has

:12:06.:12:11.

changed! It is much more showbiz! He was not going to do the walk and

:12:12.:12:17.

absorb more of that. It is important not to lose your focus. This is fun

:12:18.:12:20.

and entertaining for the crowd, but it really about staying locust. This

:12:21.:12:26.

is a big deal. It is and I like the way that they introduced the guys --

:12:27.:12:32.

staying focused. Running out and getting the crowd into it. And there

:12:33.:12:45.

is one more. CHEERING..

:12:46.:12:57.

He might not miss the training and the hard work, the winters, but he

:12:58.:13:03.

is going to miss that. The adulation. You always miss that

:13:04.:13:08.

feeling. But you know what it takes to get to that point and I don't

:13:09.:13:11.

think he would be missing the next year. Well, it really does feel in

:13:12.:13:19.

here like the excitement levels have gone up a notch. Denise looks like

:13:20.:13:23.

she is feeling incredibly nervous because everybody wants to see a

:13:24.:13:26.

results to lift the roof here and be a fitting to be to a man on the edge

:13:27.:13:33.

of winning his 20th global gold in Olympic and World Championship

:13:34.:13:35.

history, a nice round number, Steve Cram!

:13:36.:13:39.

Yes, he is pretty good at being perfect. If you are going to design

:13:40.:13:46.

a superhero, he might be six foot five, he might be physically

:13:47.:13:51.

impressive, he might have a bit of charisma, he might be brilliantly

:13:52.:13:56.

reliable. You might give him a name as well, something like, I don't

:13:57.:14:02.

know, Bolt. He fits the bill. When you think about it, the weight of

:14:03.:14:09.

expectation, any athlete carries it for themselves and it is huge. For

:14:10.:14:17.

their coach and their family. This guy is carrying the weight of

:14:18.:14:20.

expectation of the world for years now every time he walks out onto the

:14:21.:14:31.

track and he delivers. What a sight that is! The stage, the final stage

:14:32.:14:40.

for Usain Bolt. The last time we will see him as an individual

:14:41.:14:48.

athlete. Well, for most of his career, his main rival has been the

:14:49.:14:52.

clock and he has punched it in the face many times. But I guess time

:14:53.:14:58.

has now just about caught up with him and he has to remember what it

:14:59.:15:04.

is like before he was brilliant, before he was unbeatable.

:15:05.:15:16.

And try to remember what it is like to try to win just one more time.

:15:17.:15:26.

Akani Simbine, Justin Gatlin, Yohan Blake, Reece Prescod, Christian

:15:27.:15:33.

Coleman, Jimmy Vicaut and Bingtian Su. What a wonderful moment for

:15:34.:15:38.

Reece Prescod, representing his country. Bingtian Su from China. The

:15:39.:15:49.

Chinese record-holder. Joint European record-holder over 100

:15:50.:15:56.

metres, Jimmy Vicaut from France. He needs no introduction... Listen to

:15:57.:15:58.

the crowd. CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

:15:59.:16:10.

Nail in the all-time top ten, Christian Coleman, 21, from the USA.

:16:11.:16:22.

Akani Simbine, fifth place at the Olympics last year. He ran 9.89 last

:16:23.:16:33.

year and the only time bold faulted with the fault -- false start, it

:16:34.:16:40.

was this man, Yohan Blake, who took gold. So many times the silver

:16:41.:16:48.

medal, so many times he has followed Bolt home, Justin Gatlin. Loving

:16:49.:16:58.

every single moment of this, Reece Prescod from Great Britain, the last

:16:59.:17:02.

time Great Britain won a medal in this race, it was Darren Campbell,

:17:03.:17:07.

working behind me for our colleagues, who won the bronze medal

:17:08.:17:11.

in Paris. We hardly knew about Usain Bolt back then. Just one more time.

:17:12.:17:26.

The Men's 100 metres final. Bolt gets a good start, Christian

:17:27.:17:55.

Coleman is leading him, he is not going to catch at the moment and

:17:56.:18:00.

Christian Coleman has still got the lead and Justin Gatlin has got it!

:18:01.:18:06.

At the death, Justin Gatlin steals it. Bolt never got there. It is

:18:07.:18:14.

Justin Gatlin! Definitely. They are all looking! BOOING. That is a very

:18:15.:18:30.

nice gesture from Gatlin considering the reaction of the crowd, they so

:18:31.:18:36.

wanted their man to win, it was not to be. I thought he got out

:18:37.:18:45.

reasonably well, Christian Coleman got out there brilliantly. And all

:18:46.:18:53.

the while, Gatlin came through with 9.92, that will mean a lot for him.

:18:54.:19:01.

And for this man, so it ends. His lane is empty and an empty feeling

:19:02.:19:04.

for many people in the stadium, I am sure. This is sport, there are no

:19:05.:19:12.

guarantees, there isn't always a happy ending. Tears for Justin

:19:13.:19:21.

Gatlin. His day finally arrives. Perhaps at the most inopportune of

:19:22.:19:28.

times. In the day that he wins the gold medal, all eyes are elsewhere,

:19:29.:19:33.

the headlines will be interesting, I am sure. And now, the chanting

:19:34.:19:43.

starts. And the celebration is not of tonight, not of the gold medal

:19:44.:19:50.

missed tonight but of a career that will be unsurpassable, of his

:19:51.:19:56.

performances down the years, of the joy he has brought to so many. That

:19:57.:20:03.

is what they wanted to see continuing tonight but it was not to

:20:04.:20:11.

be. But goodness me, what moments he has given us and what history he has

:20:12.:20:13.

made. There will never be another. I am trying to approach that race...

:20:14.:20:37.

Bolt, Christian Coleman, we thought that Christian Coleman was going to

:20:38.:20:41.

win this... The man in the shadows, he came out of the shadows, almost

:20:42.:20:47.

the pantomime villain of this, he came through to win. Justin Gatlin

:20:48.:20:55.

did exactly what he did at the US trials to personally Christian

:20:56.:20:59.

Coleman, everybody thought he would become the US champion and Justin

:21:00.:21:06.

Gatlin just snuck in to take the title and he has done the same thing

:21:07.:21:16.

here. The world champion with 9.92, Justin Gatlin, who would have

:21:17.:21:19.

thought that? Michael, did you think that? I did not, I thought that Bolt

:21:20.:21:26.

would be challenged but I thought by Christian Coleman, I did not believe

:21:27.:21:32.

it would be Gatlin. Bolt was under pressure. I thought he was under

:21:33.:21:40.

pressure. He did not have to be here and you must give him credit, he

:21:41.:21:45.

came out here and he put himself out there, giving Gatlin and others the

:21:46.:21:52.

opportunity to beat him and I am sure lots of people are upset but I

:21:53.:21:57.

can guarantee you that Usain Bolt will not be upset. He is a

:21:58.:22:03.

competitor that he will know that life goes on. Yes, and this sport

:22:04.:22:12.

will go on and goodness me, we will miss him. This will be the race that

:22:13.:22:19.

nobody will replay. He came out of the blocks pretty well, just did not

:22:20.:22:22.

get on terms quickly enough with Christian Coleman. Watch Gatlin. The

:22:23.:22:29.

closest to the screen, he keep striving hard, remembering what it

:22:30.:22:35.

takes to win championships and thinking, I am not going to repeat

:22:36.:22:42.

last year. Maybe, Colin, I was talking to the Americans are here,

:22:43.:22:49.

they said he won the trials because nobody was watching him, they were

:22:50.:22:53.

watching Christian Coleman and others and he has done the same

:22:54.:22:57.

tonight. And he has not raised as many times on the circuit as when he

:22:58.:23:01.

was flying, if you can remember that. Perhaps, as he has got older,

:23:02.:23:10.

he has become smarter at racing. He was away from the action, he did not

:23:11.:23:17.

know where Usain Bolt was, nobody on his shoulder, he was getting on the

:23:18.:23:21.

shoulders of people. Working hard from the garden to the tape and he

:23:22.:23:28.

ended up surprising the world by taking this title. Huge egos, out of

:23:29.:23:34.

the blocks. Always good, technically. He works hard at the

:23:35.:23:42.

drive, all of the phases, very well. -- here he goes. With this huge

:23:43.:23:51.

boost, Steve, when he lined up... And when he finished. In his mind,

:23:52.:23:58.

he wanted to silence the crowd. Look at that response. Let's see what

:23:59.:24:06.

that does. We should explain, for some who maybe have not been around

:24:07.:24:10.

this sport for a very long time, Justin Gatlin hard two lengthy drug

:24:11.:24:18.

bans. Obviously the popular version of Justin Gatlin is as the villain

:24:19.:24:23.

of the piece and he has had to play that alongside Bolt throughout his

:24:24.:24:27.

career and that is the gold medal he has craved, Justin Gatlin, 9.92...

:24:28.:24:36.

And I have never said this before, the bronze medal to Usain Bolt of

:24:37.:24:39.

Jamaica. Usain Bolt taking his lap of honour,

:24:40.:24:57.

and honourable, incredible career and that is what this is all about,

:24:58.:25:02.

the crowd showing their appreciation for the joy and thrills he has given

:25:03.:25:07.

them over the last decade. And this is Usain Bolt showing his

:25:08.:25:13.

appreciation to this crowd and city that has given him so much support

:25:14.:25:17.

over the years that which he calls his second home. He loves the

:25:18.:25:23.

support that he has gotten from this crowd, his relationship with the

:25:24.:25:26.

fans has been amazing and I think he would want to go around and sign

:25:27.:25:34.

autographs and take pictures and show them just really how much he

:25:35.:25:39.

appreciates the support they have given him over the years. Justin

:25:40.:25:43.

Gatlin knows that he is painted as the villain. He heard the crowd, but

:25:44.:25:52.

he was bowing down to Usain Bolt. We did talk earlier in the evening,

:25:53.:25:57.

that he could be the protagonist. How do you feel? Last year, you

:25:58.:26:06.

would an American, so many people said, because you have won the gold

:26:07.:26:10.

before, silver must feel disappointing? But you are full of

:26:11.:26:19.

joy? Absolutely. There is disappointment, we wanted to see her

:26:20.:26:23.

moaning but he performs and entertains every time, like Michael

:26:24.:26:28.

says, he has come here to thank the public for their support over so

:26:29.:26:32.

many years and he will be happy, he has had the most amazing career and

:26:33.:26:37.

for us to witness this and watching him end his career, it is not gold

:26:38.:26:44.

but an incredible career. The fans that have come here to see him, the

:26:45.:26:49.

Jamaicans that live in the UK, getting to see their hero in the

:26:50.:26:54.

flesh and as you have said, he did not have to come here, he could have

:26:55.:27:00.

retired in glory? That is one of the things are spent so much about him,

:27:01.:27:05.

he is not afraid to come back and put it on the line. He is not afraid

:27:06.:27:11.

of the possibility that he would come here and he was not healthy,

:27:12.:27:16.

the possibility he would end his career losing. I put the pressure on

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myself, I only deal with the pressure I put on myself and the

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expectations I have and not others. Nothing will overshadow the amazing

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career that he has, I think the last image of Usain Bolt that people will

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have will be Beijing, the double Olympic and world championship that

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he has accomplished in the 100 and 200 and the amazing Relay. And being

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a great sportsman and show man and someone who has been unique and a

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great ambassador for the sport. Hugging, kisses, celebrations of a

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wonderful career. And I don't think many of us have got our head around

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the fact that we will not see him racing in a major championship

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again. It is sad, leaving the sport myself was emotional but to see

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somebody like Usain Bolt not being a part of this sporting arena any more

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is very sad to see is time for him to go. Christian Coleman look so

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relaxed in those semifinals and you perhaps felt this could be his time.

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Anyway, it would have felt more satisfactory if it was him at the

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top because you would feel that the new king had been launched and is

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back Christian Coleman has a bright future, it was just a long season

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for him and one race to many but still a great performance from him,

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coming to these championships as young as he is and getting the

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silver medal and he will be able to say, I beat Usain Bolt! He goes

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professional? He has signed a huge contract a few months ago with Nike

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and he is also a very good 200 metres runner. It was not what we

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thought we would see the seasoning and so many people got that golden

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ticket, to see gold number 20 from Usain Bolt, he has held this sport

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together like glue in so many ways as well but sport doesn't always

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have a fairy tale ending, it is certainly not predetermined and

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tonight we all realised that Usain Bolt is human after all. Join us

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next on BBC Two... ..this season,

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the whole game in full It's been a knockout day

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in the Premier League. The second half, Jermaine,

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very much...

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Gabby Logan introduces live coverage of the World Athletics Championships from the London Stadium, with reports from Ore Oduba, analysis by Michael Johnson and Steve Cram, Andrew Cotter, Brendan Foster and Steve Backley among the commentators.

Athletes competing include Usain Bolt, seeking a fourth 100m world title, and British long jumper Greg Rutherford. Katarina Johnson-Thompson completes the first day of the heptathlon in the shot put and 200m, and 1500m medal prospect Laura Muir and defending 10,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot are also in action.