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.
Triple jumper Limei Xie of China
Long jumper Ndiss Kaba Badji of Senegal
Long jumper Luis Felipe Meliz of Spain
Triple jumper Aleksandra Kotlyarova of Uzbekistan
Triple jumper Sevim Sinmez of Turkey
Triple jumper Andriana Banova of Bulgaria
Triple jumper Irina Litvinenko Ektova of Kazakhstan
Long jumper Yordani Garcia of Cuba
Long jumper Ashton Eaton of the U.S.
Long jumper Henry Fraine of Australia