STATS & FACTS
Games record: 44.24 Kirani James
(GRN) 2014 Defending champion: James 44.24
Home nations interest: Matt Hudson-Smith, Dwayne Cowan, Rabah Yousif (ENG); Cameron Chalmers (GUE); Sam Dawkins (JER)
AW’s prediction: 1 Isaac Makwala (BOT); 2 Bralon Taplin GRN); 3 Hudson-Smith (ENG)
Did you know? Roger Black in 1986 is the only Englishman to have won gold since World War Two.