Botswana’s Nijel Amos will be the star favorite at the last Diamond League Meeting of the season at the Brussels Meeting that will be held on September 1 in Brussels, Belgium.
Commonwealth Games winner and who is the third fastest man finished a distant fifth place at the World Athletics Championships in London when he crossed the line in 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 and recently at Birmingham Meeting and who has had an up and down season.
Ferguson Rotich is on the start line though this season he has not lived to his expectations with dismal performance in every event he has participated though he comes with a PB of 1:44.37.
Asbel comes to this race with a personal best (PB) of 1:43.15 in 800m. Alfred Kipketer and Robert Biwott are other Kenyans who will also be on the line to try and look for honors as they both carry PB’s of 1:42..87 and 1:43.56 respectively.
The 2017 World Championships silver medalist Adam Kszczot and Marcin Lewandowski of Polands have also been listed on the start-line as they seek for the top prize.