Botswana’s Nijel Amos will be looking to redeem his image at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting after flopping at the just concluded World Athletics Championships in London.
Commonwealth Games winner and who is the third fastest man finished a distant fifth place in a time of 1:45.83 against his PB of 1:41.73 with the Kenyan youngster Kipyegon Bett who he has beaten twice at Diamond League taking a surprise bronze medal in 1:45.21.
The 23 year-old will once again face Kenyan three time world champion Asbel Kiprop whom he beat at the London Meeting when he set the his PB with Kiprop finishing third in 1:44.43.
Asbel comes to this race with a personal best (PB) of 1:43.15 in 800m and has not been lined up in his traditional 1500m race for the two lap race.
The 2017 World Championships silver medalist Adam Kszczot from Poland is also lined up in the provisionary list after producing the best kick that almost gave him the gold but was denied by the French International Pierre-Ambroise Bosse with both crossing the line in 1:44.95 and 1:44.67 respectively.
Kyle Langford from Britain ran a lifetime best at the London Championships when he took 1:45.25 for the fourth position has also been included in the list hoping to fight for a podium finish and collect enough points.
American indoor record holder Erik Sowinski who finished fourth placed at the London Meeting with 1:44.82 and Bram Som the Dutch National record holder who has a PB of 1:43.45 he achieved in 2006 in Zurich. of comand the 2016 European bronze medalist champion Eliot Giles taking fifth with 1:44.99.
The 2015 Pan American Games winner Clayton Murphy and Canadian Brandon Mcbride both of 1:43.60 and 1:44.77 respectively will also be looking for honors.
Guy Learmonth the 7th fastest Scottish 800m athlete of all time wraps up the provisional list that was released on Wednesday by the race organizers coming in with his personal best of 1:45.77