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I'm fit to run – Makwala on sickness scare

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Botswana’s Isaac Makwala insists he is fit for Tuesday’s World Championship 400m final despite being told to pull out of the 200m after an outbreak of vomiting bug norovirus at a team hotel.

Makwala, 30, told the BBC he is waiting to hear if he can compete in the event, for which he is one of the favourites.

“It would be devastating,” said Makwala on the prospect of missing out.