Five more track stories to watch

  • Updated: August 2, 2012 - 11:54 PM

FIVE TO WATCH

Usain Bolt vs. Yohan Blake isn't the only track story line in London. Here are five more things to watch for:

1 Oscar Pistorius of South Africa, a double amputee who runs on carbon-fiber blades, begins competition in the 400 meters on Saturday.

2 Distance runner Mo Farah carries serious hopes for the home nation, Somalia. His first test comes in the 10,000 final Saturday.

3 Minnesotan Kara Goucher competes in the women's marathon Sunday.

4 Caster Semenya of South Africa, who faced questions about her gender, competes in her first Olympics. Her 800 event begins Wednesday.

5 Remember Allyson Felix, who gained a spot in the 100 meters after a third-place tie in the U.S. trials? Her best event is the 200 meters, with a Thursday final.

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