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03/09/2012

Editor's Choice - Pictures of the Day - March 9, 2012

Check out these bird's eye photos of athletes making their landings in the sandpit (though from this vantage point it looks more like a muddy pond), taken by Reuters' Pawel Kopczynski at the IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships in Istanbul. What a charming way of turning a routine sports assignment into something visually striking.

 

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Triple jumper Limei Xie of China

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Long jumper Ndiss Kaba Badji of Senegal

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Long jumper Luis Felipe Meliz of Spain

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Triple jumper Aleksandra Kotlyarova of Uzbekistan

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Triple jumper Sevim Sinmez of Turkey

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Triple jumper Andriana Banova of Bulgaria

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Triple jumper Irina Litvinenko Ektova of Kazakhstan

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Long jumper Yordani Garcia of Cuba

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Long jumper Ashton Eaton of the U.S.

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Long jumper Henry Fraine of Australia

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