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WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 26 – Jamaica time
6:00am Women’s Pole Vault Final
6:05am Men’s Javelin Throw Final
6:15am WOMEN’S 200M HEATS *(Finals Fri 8 am)
7:10am WOMEN’S 400M HURDLES FINAL
7:30am MEN’S 200M SEMI-FINAL *(Finals Thurs 7:55am)
8:00am Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Final
8:25am Men’s 400m Final
WEDNESDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 26 – Jamaica time
8:30pm Men’s Discus Throw Qualification Group A
8:35pm Women’s High Jump Qualification
8:40pm Women’s 5000m Heats
9:20pm Women’s Long Jump Qualification
9:35pm Men’s 1500m Heats
9:50pm Men’s Discus Throw Qualification Group B
10:15pm WOMEN’S 100M HURDLES HEATS
Also, here is your BEIJING UPDATE!
Women’s Triple Jump Final
Well done Kimberly Williams! Jamaica is proud of you for coming 5th in the Women’s Triple Jump Final. Ja’s Thomas also put out a lot of effort and finished 11th.
400m Women Semis
All FOUR of Jamaica’s ladies have made it through to the 400m Finals! Day, Novlene, Shericka and McPherson. The field will also be packed with Shaunae Miller from the Bahamas, USA’s Allyson Felix and Great Britain’s Ohuruogu. Whoever runs the most tactical race will win!
200m Men Heats
All FOUR of Ja’s men have made it to the 200m Semi-finals – Usain, Weir, Forte and Ashmeade. Usain and Weir are looking good.
Gatlin of course ran out. His campaigne for revenge starts now.
De Grasse of Canada was a no show!
USA’s Isiah Young was a hyped up flop and didn’t even make it to the semis. He ran out way too hard and then decelerated.
Look out for Edwards from Panama, Jobodwana from South Africa, Guliyev from Turkey and young Zarnel Hughes from Great Britain.
400m Men’s Hurdles Final
BETT from Kenya won the 400m Men’s Hurdles Final! Tinsley from USA did not even place! He just looked tired after he hit one of the hurdles badly. Gentlemen from Russia and Bahamas 2nd and 3rd respectively.
1500m Women’s Final:
Genzebe DiBaba won Gold! Her first global title. She can now join her well decorated sister who took time off to have a baby.
800m Men’s Final
Kenya’s David Rudisha reclaimed the title he won in 2011, winning Gold! He is also the World record holder for the event.