The South African team arrived today from Jhb on two flights and a few athletes are here already such as Wayde and Akani have been here for a while but they move into their tower bridge hotel today as the base for the next 10 days

Many are predicting the best medal count for South Africa since the Paris world championships since 2003 with numbers being suggested as high as 7

Certainly caster semenya, wayde van Neikerk and long jumper Luvo Muyonga are topping the expections and Akani Simbine a possible in his 100m / 200m double.

Caster Semenya’s coach Jean Verster was upbeat about the prospects and her chances of doing the double of 800m and 1500m

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