Fantastic four for women's 400m final
Jamaica will have four chances of adding to its three medals so far at the 15th IAAF World Championships, as half of the field for the 400m finals set for 7:40 a.m. will be representing the country.
This is the first in history that a country has four women in the final of the 400m at a senior global championships.
Novlene Williams-Mills, who won bronze in 2007, will run out of lane one after progressing to the final as one of the fastest losers following her third place finish in the semi-finals with a season best season best 50.47.
The youngster of the pack, 21-year-old Shericka Jackson will line up in lane four.
Jackson ran a new personal best of 50.03 to progress to the final of a major senior championship on her first attempt.
Christine Day, who also finished second in her semi-final to advance, will run in lane eight.
Jamaica’s fourth representative Stephenie McPherson, who posted a season best 50.32 to finish second in her semi-final heat will occupy lane nine.
The 26-year-old was fourth at the last World Championships.