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DAY 4: 22 August, Tuesday



Luca Kozak, the most successful Hungarian hurdler, arrives at the National Athletics Centre. She was the silver medallist at the European Championships in Munich, where she also broke the national record in the 100m hurdles. Her opponents are likely to include Tobi Amusan, the world record-holder from Nigeria, and Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, the Puerto Rican Olympic champion and two-time winner of the Gyulai Istvan Memorial meeting in Hungary. 


Soufiane El Bakkali, the reigning world champion of the 3000m steeplechase, is set for another big race against the new world record-holder Lamecha Girma. The 800m heats also promise tactical battles and lots of excitement.


This session could see Mutaz Barshim, Gianmarco Tamberi and Woo Sanghyeok battle it out in the men's high jump final, Femke Bol run in the semifinals of the 400m hurdles, and the world record-holder Faith Kipyegon go for gold in the 1500m final.


In the women's discus throw, a European-US duel is expected. Multiple global gold medallist Sandra Perkovic of Croatia and Olympic champion Valarie Allman from USA will both be going to Budapest to win the gold medal.


Leading athletes: 


Women’s 100m hurdles heats:
Tobi Amusan, world record-holder, world champion • Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Olympic champion • Kendra Harrison, Olympic silver medallist, world silver medallist • Luca Kozak, European silver medallist • Nia Ali, world champion


Men's 800m heats:

Emmanuel Korir, Olympic and world champion • Djamel Sedjati, world silver medallist • Marco Arop, world bronze medallist


Men's high jump final:
Gianmarco Tamberi, Olympic champion, two-time European champion • Mutaz Barshim, Olympic champion, three-time world champion • Woo Sanghyeok, world indoor champion

Women's discus throw final:
Sandra Perkovic, two-time Olympic champion, two-time world champion, six-time European champion • Valarie Allman, Olympic champion • Feng Bin, world champion 


Women's 400m hurdles semifinals:
Femke Bol, world silver medallist, European champion • Dalilah Muhammad, 2019 world champion 


Men's 400m semifinals:
Kirani James, Olympic and world gold medallist • Wayde van Niekerk, world record-holder, 2016 Olympic champion, two-time world champion • Steven Gardiner, Olympic champion 


Women's 1500m final: 

Faith Kipyegon, two-time Olympic and two-time world champion • Gudaf Tsegay, world 5000m champion, 1500m silver medallist • Laura Muir, Olympic and world medallist, two-time European champion


Men’s 3000m steeplechase final:
Soufiane El Bakkali, Olympic and world champion • Lamecha Girma, world record-holder


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