Monaco — If Caster Semenya is going to break the women’s 800m world record this season‚ she will do it in Monaco on Friday night. The Stade Louis II that is home to the Herculis Diamond League meet has hosted more of the top 100 times over the double lap than any other track in the world. In the men’s 800m, Monaco boasts 16 of the 100 fastest times in history‚ and in the women’s 800m it boasts 11. And the two quickest here were posted by Semenya in the past two seasons — 1:55.27 in 2017 and 1:55.33 in 2016. The South African superstar has already shown she is in the best form of her life‚ having posted her 1:54.25 national record — the fourth-best time to date — in Paris on June 30. The only question is whether she will be as sharp as she was three weeks ago. She was fresh off training in SA when she arrived in France‚ and since then she ended sixth in a 1,500m race in Switzerland in 4:00.44 — still the second-best time of her career over this distance — and in Rabat last week she i...

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