Isaac Makwala advances to 200m final, Gong Lijiao wins shot put at IAAF World Championships [Photos]

Here are some photo highlights from Day 6 of IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 in London.

FP Sports August 10, 2017 10:27:06 IST
Norwegian Karsten Warholm won the world title in the 400-metre hurdles, holding off Yasmani Copello of Turkey and American Kerron Clement at the IAAF World Championships in London. AP
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Norwegian Karsten Warholm won the world title in the 400-metre hurdles, holding off Yasmani Copello of Turkey and American Kerron Clement at the IAAF World Championships in London. AP
The 21-year-old Karsten Warholm earned his first major title, and then looked up in amazement as the result showed on the giant screen. AP
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The 21-year-old Karsten Warholm earned his first major title, and then looked up in amazement as the result showed on the giant screen. AP
Botswana's Isaac Makwala qualified for the 200-metre final at the IAAF World Championships after getting a late go-ahead to compete. AP
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Botswana's Isaac Makwala qualified for the 200-metre final at the IAAF World Championships after getting a late go-ahead to compete. AP
Isaac Makwala got a belated chance to compete in the 200 metres with a solo run and one opponent — England's world famous rain. He was initially barred from competing in the 200m heats because he was forced into quarantine with a stomach bug. AP
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Isaac Makwala got a belated chance to compete in the 200 metres with a solo run and one opponent — England's world famous rain. He was initially barred from competing in the 200m heats because he was forced into quarantine with a stomach bug. AP
Needing to run 20.53 seconds or faster to advance, Isaac Makwala braved the rain and cold at the Olympic Stadium and finished in 20.20. AP
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Needing to run 20.53 seconds or faster to advance, Isaac Makwala braved the rain and cold at the Olympic Stadium and finished in 20.20. AP
China's Gong Lijiao celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's shot put final at the IAAF World Championships. AP
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China's Gong Lijiao celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's shot put final at the IAAF World Championships. AP
Gong Lijiao took the lead on her penultimate throw and won with a toss of 19.94 metres. AP
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Gong Lijiao took the lead on her penultimate throw and won with a toss of 19.94 metres. AP
Britain's Mo Farah was back at the Olympic Stadium and got the sellout crowd roaring for his heat in the 5,000 metres. AP
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Britain's Mo Farah was back at the Olympic Stadium and got the sellout crowd roaring for his heat in the 5,000 metres. AP
In relentless rain, Mo Farah ran a controlled race and coasted home in second place to automatically qualify for the 5000m final behind Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopia. The Briton is seen here making his famous Mobot gesure. AP
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In relentless rain, Mo Farah ran a controlled race and coasted home in second place to automatically qualify for the 5000m final behind Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopia. The Briton is seen here making his famous Mobot gesure. AP
American Phyllis Francis (centre) leads the field to win the women's 400 metres final. Francis upset favourites, Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo (L) of Bahamas and compatriot Allyson Felix (R) to win the title at IAAFWorld Championships in London. AP
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American Phyllis Francis (centre) leads the field to win the women's 400 metres final. Francis upset favourites, Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo (L) of Bahamas and compatriot Allyson Felix (R) to win the title at IAAFWorld Championships in London. AP
Women's 400m bronze medal winner Allyson Felix (R) embraces gold medal winner Phyllis Francis (L) after the final. Despite her disappointing third-place finish, Felix's bronze gave her a 14th career medal at the world championships. AP
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Women's 400m bronze medal winner Allyson Felix (R) embraces gold medal winner Phyllis Francis (L) after the final. Despite her disappointing third-place finish, Felix's bronze gave her a 14th career medal at the world championships. AP
Wayde van Niekerk is still on track for a 200-400 double at the world championships. The South African runner qualified for the final of the 200 metres on time after finishing third in his heat. AP
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Wayde van Niekerk is still on track for a 200-400 double at the world championships. The South African runner qualified for the final of the 200 metres on time after finishing third in his heat. AP
Olympic silver medalist Paul Chelimo took a tumble with four laps to go but recovered and qualified for Saturday's final in the 5,000 metres at the world championships. AP
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Olympic silver medalist Paul Chelimo took a tumble with four laps to go but recovered and qualified for Saturday's final in the 5,000 metres at the world championships. AP
Athletes clear the water jump in a women's 3000-metre steeplechase first round heat during the IAAF World Championships in London. AP
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Athletes clear the water jump in a women's 3000-metre steeplechase first round heat during the IAAF World Championships in London. AP