2023 World Championship 100m Hot Takes

Out Of The Blocks

August 7, 2023

"It is bringing us back to what track and field is truly about: Competition. Everybody and their mother is fast now. It’s who wants it. Who is not gonna mess up? Who is going to execute perfectly every single round? That’s what it’s all about and what the sport is supposed to be about – Competition."

Jasmine Todd and Katelyn Hutchison preview the men’s and women’s 100m at the World Championships in Budapest.

– Issam Asinga has a medal chance?
– Is there reason to be worried about Fred Kerley heading into Worlds?
– Zharnel Hughes has momentum on his side
– How much can Noah Lyles get away with a rough start?
– Official medal predictions

– This may be the best event of the world championships
– Dina Asher-Smith shows up
– Marie-Josée Ta Lou hasn’t been on a roll like this since ’16 Rio
– Sha’Carri medal chances > Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce medal chances?
– Official medal predictions


Men’s 100m

Preliminary round | Saturday, Aug. 19 – 12:35 p.m. Budapest local time
Heats | Saturday, Aug. 19 – 7:43 p.m. Budapest local time
Semi-Final | Sunday, Aug. 20 – 4:35 p.m. Budapest local time
Final | Sunday, Aug. 20 – 7:10 p.m. Budapest local time

Women’s 100m
Heats | Sunday, Aug. 20 – 12:10 p.m. Budapest local time
Semi-Final | Monday, Aug. 21 – 8:35 p.m. Budapest local time
Final | Monday, Aug. 21 – 9:50 p.m. Budapest local time

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Katelyn Hutchison

Katelyn Hutchison came aboard just ahead of the 2022 U.S. Outdoor Championships in Eugene, and made her mark right away. Currently competing for the University of Kentucky, Katelyn previously set school records and garnered DIII All-American certificates at Ithaca College.

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