The 31-year-old comes up against Shaunae
Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas who dramatically pipped her on the
line to the Olympic title in Rio last year.
Felix will equal the record of 14 World Championship medals
shared by fellow sprinters Usain Bolt and Merlene Ottey if she
finishes in the top three.
American Kerron Clement is attempting to win his third world
title in the 400 meters hurdles after qualifying fastest for the
final ahead of young Norwegian Karsten Warholm.
The women's shot put is the third gold medal up for grabs on
Wednesday and South African Wayde van Niekerk continues his bid
for the 400/200m double when he runs in the semi-finals of the
(Reporting by Ed Osmond, Editing by Toby Davis)
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