Daegu World Athletics Championships come to close

Sept. 4, Daegu, South Korea -- Some 1,500 athletes, officials and volunteers enter Daegu Stadium to attend the closing ceremony for the 2011 World Athletics Championships in Daegu on Sept. 4. Some 1,900 athletes from 201 nations in 47 disciplines took part in the nine-day biennial event. (Yonhap) (END)

Jamaica sets world record, U.S. tops in gold medals as world championships end

DAEGU, Sept. 4 (Yonhap) -- Jamaica set the first world record of this year's World Championships in Athletics here, but the U.S. got the last laugh in the medal standings as the biennial competition came to a close Sunday.

Women's 4x100 meters relay final at DAEGU World Championships

Sept. 4, DAEGU, South Korea -- The U.S. team celebrates victory in the women's 4x100 meters relay final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu on Sept. 4. (Yonhap)(END)

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