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World Athletics: Guliyev beats Van Niekerk to take gold in men’s 200m final – as it happened

Ramil Guliyev pipped Wayde van Niekerk to win the men’s 200m gold, Turkey’s first ever at the championships; Christian Taylor won the the men’s triple jump and Kori Carter the women’s 400m hurdles

10.17pm BST

Looking at Van Niekerk, I wonder if he has the physical strength to win both events at the same championship, yet if not ever. He has a far leaner physique than MJ, which might help his speed endurance but perhaps not his physical endurance.

10.13pm BST

I guess the absence of Bolt is going to give us some close finishes; there weren’t too many of those …read more

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