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In pictures: At World Athletics Championships in Moscow

August 13, 2013

Raphael Holzdeppe of Germany competing in the men's pole vault final at the 14th IAAF World Championships at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. Kerim Okten / EPA
Raphael Holzdeppe of Germany competing in the men's pole vault final at the 14th IAAF World Championships at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. Kerim Okten / EPA
Holzdeppe celebrates after clearing the bar. He won gold. Kerim Okten / EPA
Holzdeppe celebrates after clearing the bar. He won gold. Kerim Okten / EPA
Holzdeppe cannot believe what he accomplished in Moscow. Michael Kappeler / EPA
Holzdeppe cannot believe what he accomplished in Moscow. Michael Kappeler / EPA
David Oliver of the USA is overjoyed after winning the men's 110m final. Kerim Okten / EPA
David Oliver of the USA is overjoyed after winning the men's 110m final. Kerim Okten / EPA
Oliver drapes the United States flag after the race. Paul Gilham / Getty Images
Oliver drapes the United States flag after the race. Paul Gilham / Getty Images
Oliver won with a time of 13 second dead. Jamie Squire / Getty Images
Oliver won with a time of 13 second dead. Jamie Squire / Getty Images
France's Renaud Lavillenie in action in the pole vault final. Franck Fife / AFP
France's Renaud Lavillenie in action in the pole vault final. Franck Fife / AFP
Seito Yamamoto is seen here representing Japan in the pole vault final. Franck Fife / AFP
Seito Yamamoto is seen here representing Japan in the pole vault final. Franck Fife / AFP
The 26-year-old Jamaican, who was banned for six months in 2010 for a taking a banned drug, is ecstatic after a brilliant win. Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP
The 26-year-old Jamaican, who was banned for six months in 2010 for a taking a banned drug, is ecstatic after a brilliant win. Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP
Lavillenie reacts after failing to clear the bar. Franck Fife / AFP
Lavillenie reacts after failing to clear the bar. Franck Fife / AFP
The Olympic gold medallist would have been disappointed after eventually finishing second in Moscow after what has been a good year for the Frenchman. Franck Fife / AFP
The Olympic gold medallist would have been disappointed after eventually finishing second in Moscow after what has been a good year for the Frenchman. Franck Fife / AFP
Fraser-Pryce hugs third-place Carmelita Jeter of the US. Adrian Dennis / AFP
Fraser-Pryce hugs third-place Carmelita Jeter of the US. Adrian Dennis / AFP
Poland's Pawel Fajdek wins the men's hammer throw final. Yuri Kadobnov / AFP
Poland's Pawel Fajdek wins the men's hammer throw final. Yuri Kadobnov / AFP
New Zealand's Valerie Adams competes in the women's shot put final at the Luzhniki stadium. David J Phillip / AP Photo
New Zealand's Valerie Adams competes in the women's shot put final at the Luzhniki stadium. David J Phillip / AP Photo
Malte Mohr, another German, celebrates after clearing the bar in the men's pole vault final. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
Malte Mohr, another German, celebrates after clearing the bar in the men's pole vault final. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
Christina Schwanitz of Germany celebrates winning the silver medal in the women's shot put final. Grigory Dukor / Reuters
Christina Schwanitz of Germany celebrates winning the silver medal in the women's shot put final. Grigory Dukor / Reuters
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica celebrates winning the women's 100 metres final. Denis Balibouse / Reuters
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica celebrates winning the women's 100 metres final. Denis Balibouse / Reuters
Szymon Ziolkowski of Poland competes in the men's hammer throw final. Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters
Szymon Ziolkowski of Poland competes in the men's hammer throw final. Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters
Oliver, a four-time US champion, made significant improvement after winning bronze in the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Ivan Sekretarev / AP Photo
Oliver, a four-time US champion, made significant improvement after winning bronze in the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Ivan Sekretarev / AP Photo
Britain's Christine Ohuruogu reacts after receiving her gold medal for the women's 400 meters final. Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP Photo
Britain's Christine Ohuruogu reacts after receiving her gold medal for the women's 400 meters final. Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP Photo