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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


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