Games record: 17.86 Jonathan Edwards (ENG) 2002
Defending champion: Khotso Mokoena (RSA) 17.20
Home nations interest: Nathan Fox, Nathan Douglas (ENG)
AW’s prediction: 1 Clive Pullen (JAM); 2 Douglas (ENG); 3 Troy Doris (GUY)
Did you know? This was not initially a productive event for the English with just one win in the first 10 Games, but they won seven out of eight golds between 1978 and 2006, just missing out by 2cm in 1990 through Jonathan Edwards.