Amos carries nation�s Beijing medal hopes

Raising his hand: Amos has a bright opportunity to grab gold in Beijing
Raising his hand: Amos has a bright opportunity to grab gold in Beijing

The World Championships, which spring to life in Beijing in 10 days, present Nijel Amos with a perfect opportunity to establish his dominance over world record holder, David Rudisha.

Amos has persistently beaten the Kenyan 800m record holder since the London Olympics race, which was dubbed the “greatest 800m race in history”.

But there are doubters particularly in the West who still regard Rudisha as the 800m golden boy despite the losses at the hands of the emerging Amos.

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