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By Saj Chowdhury
BBC Sport in Doha
As she seamlessly qualified for Wednesdays 22, britains Dina Asher-Smith underlined her status as preferred for the 200m world title.
The 23-year-old world 100m silver medallist won her semi-final in 22.16 seconds – the fastest time of the day.
Her hopes of being the first British woman to acquire a world sprint name increased together with champion Elaine Thompsons withdrawal.
The final in Dohas Khalifa Stadium starts at 20:35 BST.
Compatriots Jodie Williams and Beth Dobbin failed to make up for the final.
The time of asher-Smith proved to be a third of a second quicker than the second fastest qualifier, the Brittany Brown of USA. American winner Anglerne Annelus also qualified by winning her semi-final in 22.49.
The stars look adapting for Asher-Smith with Jamaicas Thompson joining winner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Prycebronze medallist Marie-Josee Ta Lou along with Dutch defending winner Dafne Schippers among the contenders to get pulled out. The Blessing Okagbare, who had run faster than the Briton this year of nigeria, was disqualified in her warmth on Monday.
And in the 400m due to the scheduling, Bahamas Shaunae Miller-Uibo, that won the 200m Diamond League trophy by beating the European winner in Zurich, elected to race only before the championships.
Elsewhere, it was another day for the squad.
Nick Miller, ranked fourth on the planet, qualified for Wednesdays hammer finished with a throw of 76.36m. The Commonwealth winner, who was just one of three men to throw over 80m last year, could be the first British man medallist at a throwing event because Steve Backley won javelin silver.
Rabah Yousif was the only Briton as he finished third in his heat to meet the requirements to get Wednesdays mens 400m semi-finals. European winner Matthew Hudson-Smith suffered an accident once less than 100m and needed to be assisted off the track.
Im surprised I felt great. I wasnt too stiff so that I simply had to come along and give it a try, said Yousif, that has competed in two 4x400m races.
I need another couple of gears.
Grenadas Kirani James, who won the world title in 2011 and gold at London 2012, has been the fastest qualifier in 44.94 minutes. Just two of the favourites having both operate under 44secs this season, Fred Kerley and USAs Michael Norman, are also.
World and Olympic champion and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk neglected to recover from a knee injury in time for the Championships.
In the womens 400m, Britons Laviai Nielsen and Emily Diamond dropped out on a place in Thursday. Olympic champion Miller-Uibo eased into the closing and will be the exceptional favourite.
Both Jessica Turner and European bronze medallist Meghan Beesley qualified for the 400m hurdles semi-finals of Wednesday. The pair finished third in their respective heats.
I have had a great two decades now, Im feeling strong now, Beesley told BBC Sport. I expect I can go out there tomorrow and step it up a bit.
USA set Dalilah Muhammad along with Sydney McLaughlin improved. Olympic winner Muhammad, 29, is the hot favourite having set a new world record – 52.20 minutes – in the federal trials.
In the mens 3,000 m steeplechase heats, Britains only representative, Zak Seddon, finished seventh in his warmth and missed out to a spot in Fridays closing.
The United States surged at the trophy table including Noah Lyles success in the mens 200m.
Success came from the mens pole vault prodigy Armand Duplantis and final, that was a tussle between defending winner Sam Kendricks that was American.
It appeared the 19-year-old European winner had it sewn up once he removed 5.97m together with his third attempt, prior to the American matched his accomplishment to a roar within the Khalifa International Stadium.
Duplantis failed to obvious 6.02m, which given Kendricks the success count-back. Bronze moved to Polands Piotr Lisek.
In the mens 800m final, Donavan Braziers bold tactics paid off as he won in 1 minute 42.34 seconds – a new championship and USA record.
The 22-year-old, second in the world standing supporting the wounded Nijel Amos of Botswana, maintained his form to win his first important title and began his bid from 300m outside.
Bosnian Amel Tuka promised the Ferguson Rotich of Kenya along with silver was third.
One of the minutes of those championships came from the heats to the 400m hurdles when Qatars Mariam Mamdouh Farid ended last in one minute 9.49 seconds – almost 12secs supporting the next placed athlete, but at a very long time.
Just one of just two female athletes from Qatar for the first time, the 21-year-old, explained her involvement at the occasion was significant.
My objective is inspiring the younger generation, breaking down barriers, which makes peoples perception of how girls are from the Middle East, said Farid, who had been competing at a dark full bodysuit under a national group singlet.
We are not oppressed. My fur and I can still compete on. If theres something I would like to do, I will do it
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