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Wednesday's action at the world track and field championships

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Athletes compete in the men's 50 kilometre race walk at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.

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Ireland's Robert Heffernan cools down as he competes in the men's 50 kilometre race walk at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.

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Robert Heffernan of Ireland celebrates winning the men's 50 km race walk final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Finland's Jarkko Kinnunen gets help as New Zealand's Quentin Rew, right, catches his breath after finishing the men's 50 kilometre race walk final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.

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Gulfiya Khanafeyeva of Russia competes in the women's hammer throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Sophie Hitchon of Britain competes in the women's hammer throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Kathrin Klaas of Germany competes in the women's hammer throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Gulfiya Khanafeyeva of Russia competes in the women's hammer throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Romania's Bianca Perie competes in the women's hammer throw qualification at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.

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Bianca Perie of Romania competes in the women's hammer throw qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Luis Rivera of Mexico competes in the men's long jump qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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George Kitchens of the U.S. competes in the men's long jump qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Fabrice Lapierre of Australia reacts after competing in the men's long jump qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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United States' Dwight Phillips competes in the men's long jump qualification at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.

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France's Salim Sdiri competes in the men's long jump qualification at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.

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Michel Torneus of Sweden competes in the men's long jump qualifying round during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Matthew Centrowitz of the U.S. runs in the men's 1,500 metres heats during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Athletes compete in the women's 5,000 metres heats during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 14, 2013.

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Athletes compete in a women's 5000-metre heat at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.

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