04 August, 2017, 00:38 | Author: Laura Christensen
As does a changing of the guard in a city such as London.
The stadium will be packed Friday for the opening of the world championships - and not only to catch a glimpse of Usain Bolt.
If Andre De Grasse is going to take the mantle of World's Fastest Man from Usain Bolt, he'll have to wait until after the Jamaican is retired. The Jamaican great is trying to go out in style with another world title.
Van Niekerk obliterated Johnson's longstanding 400m world record with a run of 43.03 seconds previous year in Rio.
The 1.94m tall athlete has not lost a final in any global event in the 100m since his worldwide burst in 2008.
De Grasse said the prospect of missing out on what he called "the focus of my season" was "unimaginable", but Bolt said it was vital for his future career prospects that de Grasse took a realistic approach to his injury.
"It's one thing someone saying he can be the next great thing, but it's another thing working for that greatness", Van Niekerk said, with a backdrop of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, he said: "Hopefully athletes will see what's going on and understand that if they don't stop what they're doing the sport will die".
"I mean, what he has achieved for track and field alone these last few years has been massive". He has 8 world titles to go along with eight Olympic golds. "Don't worry, we won't have that problem".
The women's 400m will also be hotly contested as Miller-Uibo is set to line-up alongside the multiple world and Olympic champion Allyson Felix of the U.S., whom she beat by a fraction in diving over the line at Rio 2016.
Andre De Grasse won't get a chance to spoil Usain Bolt's worldwide finale, with a hamstring injury forcing him to pull out of the world athletics championships.
Coached by "Auntie" Ans Botha, aged 74, Van Niekerk remains humble and in awe of what Bolt has done for athletics.
"It's a massive honour to learn and rub shoulders with Usain".
Behind these four athletes, we can list British long-distance runner Mo Farah (5,000 and 10,000), US Alison Felix and Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers. Like flipping through the calendar, Bolt ticked off his goals and motivations for each year since he burst onto the scene in 2008, a relative unknown whose only goal was to become an Olympic champion in his main race, the 200 meters.
Sprinting has been mired by doping over the years, and track and field's governing body the IAAF has been on the back foot over widespread state-sponsored doping in Russian Federation, whose athletes were barred from the Rio Olympics and will also miss London, although some have been cleared to compete as neutrals.
After more than two years cruelled by injury and with world record holder Kendra Harrison also in the field, Pearson has declared that a podium finish would rival any of her previous achievements on the track.
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