Steve Smythe takes a detailed look ahead to the second day of action in London

From men’s shot put qualifying through to the men’s 100m final, here’s a detailed guide to the action on day two of the IAAF World Championships in London.

Want to know what else is coming up? Check out our day-by-day guide here and see the latest edition of AW magazine for full event-by-event previews.

Times stated are local (BST) and were correct at the time of publication.

Morning
10:00 – Men’s shot put qualifying

A distance of 20.75m is required or at least top 12.

In group A the most likely finalists are Olympic bronze medallist Tom Walsh and defending world champion Joe Kovacs, Poland’s much improved Michal Haratyk, Jamaica’s Commonwealth Games champion O’Dayne Richards and American Darrell Hill.

From group B watch for Olympic champion Ryan Crouser, 22 metre thrower Tomas Stanek from the Czech Republic, two-time world champion David Storl of Germany, double world indoor champion Ryan Whiting and European indoor champion Konrad Bukowiecki.

10:05 – Heptathlon 100m hurdles

The heptathlon begins. Olympic champion Nafissatou Thiam goes in heat three. Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson starts in heat four along with Gotzis runner-up Carolin Schafer and third-placer Laura Ikauniece-Admidina.

Likely leaders after one event are Netherlands’ Nadine Visser (PB 12.78) or American Kendall Williams (12.82)

10:35 – Women’s hammer qualifying

The qualification standard is 71.50m.

Britain’s Olympic bronze medallist Sophie Hitchon should be comfortably among the qualifiers in group A.

Joining her should be China’s Olympic runner-up Zheng Wang, Poland’s 75.11m thrower Malwina Kopron and US record-holder Gwen Berry.

Group B throw at 12:05.

There, world record-holder Anita Wlodarczyk will ease through in style. Others who should make it are fellow Polish athlete Joanna Fiodorow and Azerbaijan’s Hanna Skydan.

10:45 – Men’s 400m heats

The first three and the six fastest losers qualify for Sunday’s semi-finals (19:40).

Heat one is a quality race featuring Britain’s Matthew Hudson-Smith. The favourite is American champion Fred Kerley but also running are former European champion Kevin Borlee, world indoor champion Pavel Maslak and 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Lalonde Gordon.

All eyes in heat two will be on world record-holder and Olympic champion Wayde Van Niekerk.

Trinidad’s Machel Cedonio and Slovakian Luka Janezic look the most likely to join him in the next round.

Britain’s Dwayne Cowan goes in heat three and only has the seventh fastest PB. The favourite in this heat is Botswana’s African champion Baboloki Thebe, who has run 44.02 this year. Likely to join him in the semis are Jamaican Demish Gaye and Spain’s Samuel Garcia.

The fourth heat could see Bahamas’ Steve Gardiner to the fore while on this year’s form Jamaica’s Steven Gayle and the splendidly named Wilbert London the third from America is a naturally good bet for third.

Belgium’s Jonathan Borlee and 2012 Olympic silver medallist Luguelin Santos and Ireland’s Brian Gregan could go close.

The fifth heat features double European champion Martyn Rooney and he could have a hard task having just the eighth best time this year of the nine participants. 43.72 man Isaac Makwala is the favourite but the race also features former champion LaShawn Merritt, The 2009 world bronze medallist Renny Quow could take the final spot.

The very last heat is likely to be dominated by American Gil Roberts and Botswana’s Karabo Sibanda and Jamaican Nathon Allen.

11:00 – Women’s triple jump qualifying

A 14.20m leap is required to make the final or a top 12 place.

Among the qualifiers should be defending champion and Olympic winner Caterine Ibarguen and world leader Yulimar Rojas.
The 2012 Olympic champion Olga Rypakova and Kimberly Williams look the best of the rest.

11:30 – Heptathlon high jump

Attention will be on Johnson-Thompson in group A, while fellow 1.98m jumper Thiam goes in Group B.

11:45 – Women’s 100m heats

There is no preliminary round as there was with the men.

The first three and then the six fastest losers advance to the semi-finals.

Asha Philip goes in heat one and will be under pressure from Murielle Ahoure, Jamaican Jura Levy and German Gina Luckenkemper.

The second heat should see Olympic champion Elaine Thompson out on her own. American Ariana Washington and Trinidad’s Khalifa St Fort look the best of the rest.

Desiree Henry has not been in peak shape this summer and she goes in heat three and the favourite will be Olympic medallist Tori Bowie. Blessing Okagbare should be among the qualifiers.

Heat four should see a clear win for 2015 medallist Dafne Schippers from sub-11 runner Marie Josee Ta Lou. Carina Horn looks a likely third.

Heat five looks like it could be competitive with Michelle-Lee Ahye, Simone Facey and Mujinga Kambundji the likeliest qualifiers.

The sixth and final heat has in-form Daryll Neita and she may need a PB to get through as Jamaican Natasha Morrison, American Deejah Stevens and Trinidad’s Kelly-Ann Baptiste have the better times.

12:45 – Men’s 800m heats

The first three and the next six fastest losers qualify. Heat one should see Kenyan Kipyegon Bett ahead while heat two Brandon McBride looks a possible winner. Kyle Langford goes in that competitive race which has six sub-1:45.6 men in.

Ferguson Cheruiyot and Isaiah Harris are favourites in heat 3 where Elliot Giles could nab a automatic qualifying spot.

World leader Emmanuel Korir will surely win heat four

A competitive fifth heat sees London 2012 runner-up Nijel Amos up against 2015 runner-up Adam Kszczot and Pierre-Ambroise Bosse. Ireland’s mark English also runs.

The final heat will see Donavan Brazier favourite. Guy Learmonth runs and has a hard task with only the seventh best PB.

Evening
19:00 – Heptathlon shot put

Thiam, who has a best of 15.35m indoors, goes in group A and Johnson-Thompson, who has thrown 13.14m, goes in group B.

19:05 – Men’s 100m semi-finals

The first two gain automatic qualification along with two fastest losers.

Heat one could be between Julian Forte, Justin Gatlin and Ben Youssef Meite. James Dasaolu is only fifth fastest.

Reece Prescod goes in what looks a marginally easier second heat with Yohan Blake favourite. Despite his 10.03, Prescod has the seventh best PB.

CJ Ujah also has a hard heat up against the two favourites, Usain Bolt and Christian Coleman.

19:26 – Men’s discus final

Daniel Stahl is marginal favourite though Piotr Malachowski and Robert Harting have more experience of winning.

19:35 – Women’s 1500m semi-finals

The first five qualify from each heat along with two fastest losers.

The loaded first race features three global champions in Genzebe Dibaba, Faith Kipyegon and Caster Semenya. Laura Muir and Jess Judd go for Britain with Angelika Cichocka and Gudaf Tsegay possible qualifiers.

Sifan Hassan and Jennifer Simpson go in the easier second heat where Laura Weightman could qualify. Sarah McDonald is the slowest of the 12 finalists.

20:05 – Men’s long jump final

With Luvo Manyonga possibly not at his best, it’s an open final with Jarrion Lawson and Ruswahl Samaai potentially his biggest dangers.

20:10 – Women’s 10,000m final

World record-holder Almaz Ayana hasn’t raced this year and her form is unknown along with three-time champion Tirunesh Dibaba.

Rio fourth-placer Alice Nawowuna and world cross-country champion Emily Chebet look the biggest dangers.

Based on 2017 form, it is hard to see the three Britons Beth Potter, Jess Martin and Charlotte Taylor in the top 20.

21:00 – Heptathlon 200m

Johnson-Thompson goes in the final heat and should win comfortably and make up some points lost in the shot.

21:45 – Men’s 100m final

Can Bolt claim a record fourth world 100m title? The final is at 21:45.

» To find out what else is coming up, check out our day-by-day guide here, while our medal predictions can be found here. See the latest edition of AW magazine for full event-by-event previews, interviews, news, a form guide and more