This afternoon, thousands of Batswana will be glued to their television sets as athletics' poster boy, Nijel Amos attempts to win the country's first ever Olympic Games gold medal.
As it stands, the race remains open to all the nine men. Amos 'dream to run in the final nearly vanished during the Sunday semi-final when he fell with around 150metres to the finish line. However, he was swiftly reinstalled after it was adjudged he had been impeded. Amos holds the fastest time of 1:42.91 heading into the 800m final. The race is at 14:05.