WC in Daegu will open with two finals:marathon women and 10000m women.
My preview of the single events:
55 at the start and 40 had run a marathon this year.Japanese and Chinese will be strong team with famous girls who run in this weather-conditions usually and also very fast.If the weather will be fine i expect an hard race by ethiopians and kenyans:probably the new world champ will be inside them and Edna Kiplagat and Dire Tune appear as the more confident on the distance.
Kenyan Priscah Jeptoo and swedish Isabella Anderson could be outsider of the race with more attention at the first after the big improving in Paris last April.
One of the best race.19 athletes at the start and only two have a SB over 32'...oh my god!!It will be absolutely a duel between ethiopians and Kenyans with these last favourites:Vivian Cheruyot,Linet Masai and Sally kipyego over all.Melkamu and Defar could also be stars in this race but seem not so good shape as last years!!Able to make some jokes to others US Shalane Flanagan and dont't forget the portoguese Augusto and Dulce!!