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Images from Thursday's action at the World Athletics Championships

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United States' Allyson Felix, right, competes in a women's 200-meter heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica runs in her 200 metres heat during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a women's 200-metre heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

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Bulgaria's Ivet Lalova looks at the timing board after competing in a women's 200-metre heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

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United States' Inika Mcpherson rests against a hoarding surrounding the track as she competes in the women's high jump qualification at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

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Brigetta Barrett of the U.S. competes in the women's high jump qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Maayan Furman-Shahaf of Israel competes in the women's high jump qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Leslie Copeland of Fiji competes in the men's javelin throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Thomas Rohler of Germany competes in the men's javelin throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Turkey's Fatih Avan competes in the men's javelin throw qualification at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

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Gabriel Wallin of Sweden competes in the men's javelin throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Reese Hoffa of the U.S. competes in the men's shot put qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Dylan Armstrong of Canada competes in the men's shot put qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Reese Hoffa of the U.S. competes in the men's shot put qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Pavel Lyzhyn of Belarus competes in the men's shot put qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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David Storl of Germany competes in the men's shot put qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013.

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Robert Grabarz of Britain clears the bar in the men's high jump final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013

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Mabel Gay of Cuba competes in the women's triple jump final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013

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Abeba Aregawi of Sweden celebrates with her national flag after winning the women's 1,500 metres final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 15, 2013

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