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  1. American Phyllis Francis wins women's 400m final
  2. Norway's Karsten Warholm wins men's 400m hurdles gold
  3. China's Gong Lijiao wins women's shot put
  4. Botswana's Isaac Makwala and South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk qualify for 200m final
  5. Britons Mo Farah & Andy Butchart qualify for the 5,000m final

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By Saj Chowdhury

All times stated are UK

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Goodbye from day six...

But what a day seven we have:

The women's 400m final featuring GB skipper Eilidh Doyle and

The men's 200m final - Van Niekerk v Makwala.

Until then.

Felix joins Bolt & Ottey

Allyson Felix
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Allyson Felix might be a little bit disappointed but that bronze was her 14th World Championships medal.

It ties her with Usain Bolt and Jamaica's other great Merlene Ottey for most-ever at the championships.

Kilty withdraws from relay squad

So gutted to withdraw from these world champs injured🤕First time in 5 years I've not ran in the major champs!More fuel for next year 2018 💪🏼

Not that Miller-Uibo needs reminding

Women's 400m final

Shock finish in the 400m women's final

'If I had a hammer....'


You might be able to see it - but somewhere in the netting rafters is a hammer which got stuck after Belarus' Zakhar Makhrosenka fail to navigate the chain and ball away from the caged area.

We think they're still trying to get it down. It's what you need if you're an official who's been sitting in the rain for more than three hours.

'So you don't want the DVD Shaunae?'

Women's 400m final

Shaunae Miller-Uibo

'Unfortunate' is a wholly inadequate word to describe the final moments of Shaunae Miller-Uibo's 400m final.

What happened to Miller-Uibo?

Women's 400m final

Denise Lewis

Olympic heptathlon gold medallist on BBC TV

I wonder if her quadriceps cramped up because if it's your quad, you can't lift your knee any further.

It didn't look like a hamstring - she would have collapsed on the track.

The Scream - of delight

Norway's Warholm wins gold in the 400m hurdles

Michael Johnson

Four-time Olympic gold medallist athlete on BBC TV

I have never seen anything like that. At the 200m mark it looked like it was shaping up to be a great race.

When an athlete pulls up and jumps in the air like that, it is normally a hamstring strain.

It doesn't look painful enough to be a full tear - she would not have been able to finish the race.

Gold - Phyllis Francis

Women's 400m final

Wow! What happened to Shaunae Miller-Uibo???

She was leading with.... about 15 metres to go.... then appeared to run out of steam or suffer a leg injury allowing USA's Phyllis Francis to sneak past. Francis recorded a PB of 49.92m.

Allyson Felix, going for her 10th world title, is pipped to silver by Bahrain's Salwa Eid Naser. Naser finished in 50.06 - yet another national record.

Felix's time was 50.08.

Shock finish in the 400m women's final


One of many tweets along the same lines....

Check #bbcathletics and you will see what we mean.


Felix set to win the 'decagold'?

Women's 400m final

Allyson Felix

Surely this is Allyson Felix's to lose? The American phenomenon goes for a 10th world gold medal in her seventh championships.

Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo (lane 7), of the Bahamas, looks like her nearest rival. They both run like they're not expending any energy.

Watch out for Bahrain's Salwa Eid Naser who broke the Bahrain national record for the second time at these championships. Her time of 50.08 seconds was the fastest in qualifying. She pretty much runs through the line.

Funny, but not funny

Pole Vaulter slips off pole.

Of course Belgium's Arnaud Art probably didn't see the funny side of this on Tuesday.

But if he sends the video to a popular TV show he might be able to pick up some cash. Which is surely some sort of consolation!

This is just an interlude before the final race.

Are you an Omar fan?


Andrew Barton: Omar Mcleod what an utter gent

Clare Kennedy: Omar McLeod comes across as a really nice guy - glad he got the gold

Ben Hills-Jones: Omar McLeod what a great guy

ICYMI: Makwala reaches 200m final

Men's 200m semis

And he didn't look ill nor tired.

World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala makes it through to 200m final

Warholm ends 30 years of hurt

That was Norway's first world track gold since Ingrid Kristiansen in 1987.

Karsten Warholm

Colin Jackson

Two-time world 110m hurdles champion on BBC TV

Karsten Warholm
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Warholm decided to take it out from the start and they had to run him down.

It was a risky tactic to let him get that great start and not challenge him earlier.

An impressive performance from the young man. He has showed everybody he can take on the pressure of a major event like this and perform on the world stage.

Winner - Karsten Warholm

Men's 400m hurdles final

What a great race by Roger Black-lookalike Karsten Warholm.

The Norwegian produced the perfectly-paced race to come home in 48.35 seconds.

Turkey's Tasmani Copello - the Turkish have had a good championships! - finishes strong to take silver and USA's Kerron Clement leaves it late but still takes bronze.

Norway's Warholm wins gold in the 400m hurdles

Kerr-on hurdling

Men's 400m hurdles final

Kerron Clement

Ed Moses goes in...ahh.. he's retired hasn't he?

His compatriot and Olympic champion Kerron Clement is bidding to become the first 400m hurdler in history to win three world titles.

Norway’s Karsten Warholm, who impressed in the rounds and Turkey’s Cuban-born European champion Yasmani Copello, who won bronze in Rio, will be threats.

To be honest, any one of the eight have a chance of a medal. And no, I don't mean because they're all in the final.

Not an easy race - but he's in the final

Men's 200m semis

Van Niekerk squeezes through to the 200m final

Gold - Lijiao Gong

Women's shot put final

What a last-round throw!

Lijiao Gong chucks the spherical piece of metal to 19.89m. Her best throw was 19.94.

Hungary's Anita Marton managed 19.49m with her last attempt to take silver.

USA's Michelle Carter was third with 19.14m.

China's Gong Lijiao wins women's shot put

'I am not a young athlete anymore'

Danny Talbot

GB's Danny Talbot who unfortunately does not make the final: "I just need to have more self-belief.

"I showed on Monday (in the heat) I had the ability to challenge the best with a personal best with a lot left in the tank but I have to do better as I am not a young athlete anymore.

"I am nearly reaching my peak and want to be in the finals and challenging for the medals."

Men's 200m semis

Colin Jackson

Two-time world 110m hurdles champion on BBC TV

He has done a good job but it was a really tough semi for Danny Talbot.

Butchart qualifies for 5,000m final

Men's 5,000m heats

Earlier, there was joy for a Brit in the rain...

Butchart competes in the 5000m heats

Winner - Ramit Guliyev

Men's 200m semis

What happened to Van Niekerk?!

The South African has qualified as a fastest loser by finishing in 20.28, but he appeared to struggle a little.

Turkey's Ramit Guliyev ran a great time of 20.17 with Ameer Webb second in 20.22.

Briton Danny Talbot was fifth in 20.38.

Van Niekerk squeezes through to the 200m final

It's raining metal balls

Women's shot put final

Gong Lijiao

The shot put final is well under way.

We've got Olympic champ - America’s Michelle Carter - and China’s Gong Lijiao - a medallist at London 2012 and the last Worlds.

Hungary's Anita Marton looked good in qualifying when she threw 18.76m. Carter and Gong threw in the 18.90s. The distance not the period in time.

Gong leads with 19.35m with Carter in second with 19.14m.

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Van Niekerk & Talbot next

Men's 200m semis

Michael Johnson

Four-time Olympic gold medallist athlete on BBC TV

Wayde Van Niekerk

Wayde van Niekerk is capable of running much faster than he did last night but if he has recovered well then he should be fine.

I think the level of the 200m without Usain Bolt and Andre De Grasse, who had the second fastest time this year, is a little less challenging.

Colin Jackson

Two-time world 110m hurdles champion on BBC TV

It is so easy for Richards. He is such a leggy athlete and really works that bend well. He gets those high knees up.

Winner - Jereem Richards

Men's 200m semis

That was so easy for the Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Jereem Richards - there wasn't anybody challenging him! He clocked 20.14.

Japan's Abdul Hakim Sani-Brown was second in 20.43 - pretty slow for second. The conditions are awful though.

Jamaica's Yohan Blake came third in 20.52 and GB's Zharnel Hughes was seventh in 20.85.

The top two go through automatically.

Hughes competes in the 200m semi-finals

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Can Hughes make the final?

Men's 200m semis

Brit Zharnel Hughes is coming up in the next 200m semi...

He's up against Jamaica's Yohan Blake. Just a wink these days to the camera - no growling.

Colin Jackson

Two-time world 110m hurdles champion on BBC TV

We were wondering what Makwala could do after running that solo heat just two and a half earlier and there we have it.

Mitchell-Blake didn't do too much wrong but the two in front of him were just that much better than him.

World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala makes it through to 200m final

Ugen elated

Women's long jump qualifying

Made it through to the world champions long jump final!! 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾

Winner - Isiah Young

Men's 200m semis

Isiah Young

Isaac Makwala comes second and is in the final.

Briton Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake ran 20.19 - it might be enough as the fastest loser.

More than just Makwala...

Men's 200m semis

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"So I said to the cabbie it'll be quicker if I ran to Kebabish!..."

One of the highlights of the night is about to get under way - the men's 200m semis.

Semi-final 1 – Britain’s Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, whose development as a sprinter took him from London to Jamaica to the US, features here. He's run 20:04 this year and has a PB on 19:95. Those sort of times should see him through. A fella called Isaac Makwala also runs.

Semi-final 2 - Blake's team-mate Zharnel Hughes has run 20.22 this season and might have to up his game. Jamaica’s Yohan Blake aka The Beast (although he doesn't do the impression anymore), who came fourth in the 100m the other day, has run 19.97 this season. Pacy.

Semi-final 3 - Wayde van Niekerk, fresh from walking over the line first in the 400m final, looks to seal his place in the final. Will fatigue affect him?

Britain’s two-time European Championship bronze medallist Danny Talbot is alongside him again. "Talbs" looked Niekerk when he eyed the South African as they crossed the line together in the heat. A repeat display - the display not the stare and chat - will surely see him into the final.

The first two in each heat and the next two fastest go through.