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Norway's Ezinne Okparaebo competes in the women's 100 metres heats at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

Norway's Ezinne Okparaebo competes in the women's 100 metres heats at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

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Britain's Christine Ohuruogu reacts after false starting and being disqualified from her women's 400 metres heat at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

Britain's Christine Ohuruogu reacts after false starting and being disqualified from her women's 400 metres heat at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

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Edna Kiplagat of Kenya celebrates after winning the women's marathon event at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Daegu.

Edna Kiplagat of Kenya celebrates after winning the women's marathon event at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Daegu.

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A picture shows the tattoo on the stomach of Bulgaria's Ivet Lalova after she competed in the women's 100 metres heats at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

A picture shows the tattoo on the stomach of Bulgaria's Ivet Lalova after she competed in the women's 100 metres heats at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

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France's Myriam Soumare reacts after competing in the women's 100 metres heats at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

France's Myriam Soumare reacts after competing in the women's 100 metres heats at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.

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Germany's Martina Strutz reacts after an effort in the women's pole vault qualification round at the IAAF World Championships.

Germany's Martina Strutz reacts after an effort in the women's pole vault qualification round at the IAAF World Championships.

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Latvia's Ineta Radevica reacts after a jump in the women's long jump final at the IAAF World Championships.

Latvia's Ineta Radevica reacts after a jump in the women's long jump final at the IAAF World Championships.

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Britain's Jessica Ennis competes in the 100 metres hurdles of the women's heptathlon event at the IAAF World Championships.

Britain's Jessica Ennis competes in the 100 metres hurdles of the women's heptathlon event at the IAAF World Championships.

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US athlete Hyleas Fountain competes in the high jump of the women's heptathlon event at the IAAF World Championships.

US athlete Hyleas Fountain competes in the high jump of the women's heptathlon event at the IAAF World Championships.

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US Jasmine Chaney waits for the start of the women's 400 metres hurdles heats at the IAAF World Championships.

US Jasmine Chaney waits for the start of the women's 400 metres hurdles heats at the IAAF World Championships.

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Ukraine's Natalia Dobrynska competes in the shot put of the women's heptathlon event at the IAAF World Championships.

Ukraine's Natalia Dobrynska competes in the shot put of the women's heptathlon event at the IAAF World Championships.

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New Zealand's Valerie Adams competes in the women's shot put final at the IAAF World Championships.

New Zealand's Valerie Adams competes in the women's shot put final at the IAAF World Championships.

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Brazil's Fabiana Murer competes in the women's pole vault final at the IAAF World Championships.

Brazil's Fabiana Murer competes in the women's pole vault final at the IAAF World Championships.

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Russia's Elena Isinbaeva gives a thumbs-up as she competes in the women's pole vault final at the IAAF World Championships.

Russia's Elena Isinbaeva gives a thumbs-up as she competes in the women's pole vault final at the IAAF World Championships.

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Bulgaria's Ivet Lalova blows a kiss after she won her race in the women's 100 metres heats at the IAAF World Championships.

Bulgaria's Ivet Lalova blows a kiss after she won her race in the women's 100 metres heats at the IAAF World Championships.

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Athletes take part in the Women's 20km walk at the IAAF World Championships.

Athletes take part in the Women's 20km walk at the IAAF World Championships.

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Tatiana Mineeva refreshes herself while taking part in the Women's 20km walk at the IAAF World Championships.

Tatiana Mineeva refreshes herself while taking part in the Women's 20km walk at the IAAF World Championships.

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Russia's Elena Isinbaeva competes in the women's pole vault final at the IAAF World Championships.

Russia's Elena Isinbaeva competes in the women's pole vault final at the IAAF World Championships.

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