It's hard to explain as the double Olympic champ won all of her 100s in 2017 except for Worlds.
Top non-distance action includes Dafne Schippers vs Elaine Thompson and Shaunae Miller-Uibo over 200m and Sam Kendricks trying to stop Renaud Lavillenie from winning his 8th DL trophy in the PV.
Wayde van Niekerk in the 400 is as close to a sure thing as you get while the 400H is the most up in the air.
*Women's Predictions Surprisingly, the bookies are more confident about Elaine Thompson in the 100 than Caster Semenya in the 800. The 1500 is the hardest to call.
He notes that Tori Bowie destroyed Thompson last year at Pre as well and Thompson ended up being the double Olympic champ.
Jamaica won both 4x400s and women's 4x100 at Penn but with World Relays last weekend a lot of stars weren't on the relays at Penn but Elaine Thompson did run the 4x100.
Olympic 400m bronze medallist Shericka Jackson won the 200m in 22.57 over Stephenie Ann McPherson while Ronald Levy ran a quick 13.15 to beat world silver medalist Hansle Parchment in the 110H.
Elaine Thompson, Tori Bowi, VCB, LaShawn Merritt and Justin Gatlin to name a few.
If she beats it, it will be a little bittersweet as she calls SAFP her "soul mother." Plus Mutaz Essa Barshim thinks he could have broken the WR in Brussels two years ago.
Many suspect it is because Elain Thompson (also coached by Francis) has surpassed SAFP this year.
The only one that has been running exceptionaly well this year - Elaine Thompson- hasn't competed since pulling out of the 200 at the Jamaican champs with an injury on July 2nd.
Running into a -1.5m/s headwind, Blake won in 20.29, his fastest time in four years. Olympic bronze medallist Warren Weir was a disappointing 4th. With SAFP and Elaine Thompson pulling out, Simone Facey won the women's 200 over VCB. Stephenie McPherson won the 400 in 50.04. *Results
Schippers has won all five of their career races, but they've been close finishes with margins of .03 to .14 of a second. *Provisional Entry Lists
Justin Gatlin in the 100, English Gardner faces Elaine Thompson and Barbara Pierre in the women's 100. Valerie Adams in the SP.