With the IAAF 2017 London World Championships less than 24 hours away, prepare to witness a showdown of ALL showdowns featuring Jamaican Olympic Sprint Queen Elaine Thompson, Netherland Phenom Dafne Schippers, & USA Olympic Sensation Tori Bowie.
All three ladies will be competing in the Women’s 100m dash with the heats starting on Saturday August 5th 3:45PM (PST). Thompson, the reigning Double Olympic Champion in the Women’s 100m & 200m dash, is the favorable sprinter in the field coming in to Championships with a season best of 10.71 (+0.8).
Not to go unopposed, Schippers & Bowie will be showing up and standing out to make this a cannot miss battle! Lest not forget Michelle-Lee Ahye, Murielle Ahoure, and Marie-Josee Ta Lou amongst the field of competitors who have also put up stellar performances this season and are sure to be great contenders for the podium as well!
So Let’s Pip Up & Cheer On!
You can find more information about the 2017 World Championship timetable and order of events here.
– Hafsa Kamara, TrackGirlz Contributor