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World Athletics

Synopsis

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The curtain comes down on the championships as the last eight titles are decided in Paris.
Coverage of the women's high jump continues from BBC2, along with the men'sjavelin where Steve Backley spearheads the British effort. The nation's sprint quartet, led by Dwain
Chambers, has its best chance of breaking the North American stranglehold, while Kelly Holmes remains undecided about her participation in the 1500m.
In the 5,000m, champion
Richard Limo of Kenya is up against compatriot
Abraham Chebii , a shock victor over Haile Gebrselassie in Paris last month.
The championships end with the 4x400m relays. The US men look unbeatable, while Jamaica defend the women's title.
The timetable is as follows:
4.30 Men's 800m final
4.50 Men's 4xl00m final
5.20 Women's 1500m final
5.40 Men's 5,000m final
6.10 Women's 4x400m final
6.35 Men's 4x400m final
Introduced by Sue Barker , with Jonathan Edwards , Colin Jackson and Michael Johnson. See yesterday's choice. (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/athletics BBCi: digital viewers can watch extra coverage via the red button on their handset BBC BOOK: The Autobiograpnhy of Colin Jackson , £17.99, published 4 September

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Backley
Unknown: Kelly Holmes
Unknown: Richard Limo
Unknown: Abraham Chebii
Unknown: Haile Gebrselassie
Introduced By: Sue Barker
Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Colin Jackson
Unknown: Michael Johnson.
Unknown: Colin Jackson






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