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Athletics Weekly - - Commonwealth Games -

Games record: 1:43.22 Steve Cram

(GBR) 1986

De­fend­ing cham­pion: Ni­jel Amos

(BOT) 1:45.18

Home na­tions in­ter­est: El­liot Giles, Kyle Lang­ford, An­drew Osagie (ENG); Guy Lear­month, Jake Wight­man (SCO); Joe Reid (IOM); El­liott Dorey (JER)

AW’s pre­dic­tion: 1 Ni­jel Amos (BOT); 2 Jonathan Ki­tilit (KEN); 3 Lang­ford (ENG)

Did you know? Seb Coe won two Olympic golds but his best Com­mon­wealth Games re­sult was a sixth place fin­ish in Auckland in 1990.

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