IAAF World Championships 2019: Record-breaking athletes in pictures

The 2019 IAAF World Championships held in Doha ended up being a record fest and Sportstar brings you a pictorial collection of the most important ones.

She broke her own 400m hurdles World Record(WR) with a 52.16s run!!! USA's Dalilah Muhammad had just set a new WR in July this year and at the Khalifa stadium in Doha she bettered that timing by 0.04s. Photo: Getty Images
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Two World Records(WRs) in two days for the United States mixed relay team!!! The 4*400m mixed relay event made its World Championships debut in Doha and USA immediately impressed with two WRs within a span of 24 hours. The team comprising of Wilbert London, Allyson Felix, Courtney Okolo and Michael Cherry won the final with a timing of 3:09:34. Photo: Getty Images
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The teenage sensation from Ukraine bags a high jump silver with an U20 World Record!!! Yaroslava Mahuchikh, the world junior high jump champion, finished second in Doha, behind Mariya Lasitskene, only on count-back with a massive jump of 2.04m in the final. Photo: Getty Images
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USA's first-ever 800m World Champion does it with a Championships record!!! Donovan Brazier defied the odds and put up a brilliant performance in the men's 800m event to claim the gold at a timing of 1:42:34, thereby cementing his place as one of United States' greatest runners. Photo: Getty Images
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Championships and European records shattered by the Dutch 1500m queen!!! Sifan Hassan of Netherlands won the women's 1500m final at an impressive timing of 3:51:95, an IAAF World Championships record. Photo: Getty Images
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Long-distance running and Kenya - still a better love story than Twilight!!! Hellen Obiri of Kenya took the women's 5000m crown in Doha at a World Championships record timing of 14:26:72. Photo: Getty Images
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The women's 3000m steeplechase World Record (WR) holder now holds the best timing of the World Championships!!! Kenyan athlete Beatrice Chepkoech had broken Ruth Jebet's WR in Monaco last year by more than eight minutes and she bettered the Athletics World Championships Record at the Khalifa Stadium by finishing the women's 3000m steeplechase final at 8:57:84. Photo: Getty Images
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One event, one centimetre, three championships records, three gifted athletes and some insane scenes!!! Men's Shot Put - the most exciting event of the 2019 IAAF World Championships by far - was a battle between three mammoths. Joe Kovacs (22.91m) of USA, his countryman Ryan Crouser (22.90m) and defending champ Tom Walsh (22.90m) were separated by one centimetre at the end of the event and Kovacs, with a monstrous roar, took home the top prize. Photo: Getty Images
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