To­day’s high­lights

The Sunday Telegraph - Sport - - Sport - By Gareth A Davies

11.45am Men’s T20 5000m

Amer­i­can Michael Bran­ni­gan, the world record holder, who has al­ready won the 1500m at these cham­pi­onships, goes in an event he has dom­i­nated.

12.30pm Men’s T53 100m fi­nal

Mickey Bushell will aim to re­peat his Lon­don 2012 gold medal in the T53 100m, but in-form ri­val Brent Lakatos, of Canada, mar­ried to Bri­tish sin­gle am­putee long jump gold medal­ist, is the dan­ger­man.

12.45pm Women’s T53 100m fi­nal

Sammi Kinghorn can bring down the cur­tain on these cham­pi­onships in style for Bri­tain with suc­cess in the T53 100m and T53 800m (evening fi­nal). In the short sprint fi­nal, on pa­per the Bri­tish racer is the quick­est; her clos­est ri­val is Aus­tralia’s An­gela Bal­lard (16.46).

6.10pm Women’s T44 200m

Hav­ing lost her ti­tle in the 100m to GB sin­gle am­putee So­phie Kam­lish, ‘Blade Babe’ Mar­lou van Rhijn, the Dutch sprinter, looks to de­fend her world ti­tle for the third time hav­ing won in Lyon and Doha.

6.20pm Men’s T54 5000m

Switzer­land’s Mar­cel Hug, the ‘Swiss Sil­ver Bul­let’, is fastest in the field in 9:49.02 but Aus­tralian Kurt Fearn­ley, Thai­land’s Rawat Tana and Sho Watan­abe of Ja­pan are just shav­ings be­hind in PBs.

6.51pm Women’s T53 800m

Kinghorn, who has al­ready claimed one gold and one bronze, could be headed to­wards a fourth medal. Amer­i­can Chelsea McClam­mer is the fastest in the field.

7pm Men’s 400m T37

Charl du Toit was a star of the Rio Par­a­lympics, win­ning two golds. Born with cere­bral palsy, Du Toit was Sports­man of the Year with an Im­pair­ment at the 2016 South African Sports Awards. He lost the 100m here to Brazil­ian Ma­teus Evan­ge­lista. Du Toit is un­likely to slip up twice.

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