Athletics: IAAF Zagreb 2013

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Athletics meeting IAAF World Challenge Zagreb 2013 was held for the 63rd time on 3 September 2013.

As usual, many top class athletes participated, with a number of new meeting records being set.

All photos taken with D7000 + 70-200 VR1 or Tamron 17-50/2.8 (wideangle shots)

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2. An introduction for the kids, held a weekend prior to the meeting at Zagreb downtown
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3. Pole vault competion was won by Augusto Dutra of Brazil with 5.75m
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7. Triple jump for women was won by Olha Saladuha of Ukraine (14.44). Pictured is Snezana Rodic of Slovenia, who finished 6th with 13.64
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10. Javelin throw was one of the most interesting competitions of the meeting, with some of the world's top athletes participating.
Pictured is Tero Pitkämäki of Finland, who won with a 86.36m throw.
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12. US ladies won first 2 places in 100m: Barbara Pierre and Alexandria Anderson
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14. Tomasz Majewski of Poland won 3rd place in shot put, behind Ryan Whiting and Dylan Armstrong.
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15. Reigning World champion, Olympic champion and European champion in discus throw: local hero, Sandra Perkovic of Croatia
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16. Tough battle in 100m hurdles: Sally Pearson vs Dawn Harper
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17. World champion David Oliver winning the 110m hurdles memorial race
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18. The only guy who beat Usain Bolt this year: Diamond league champion on 100m, Justin Gatlin
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... but he finished 3rd in Zagreb, behind Mike Rodgers and Kemar Bailey-Cole.
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Thx Chris!

No, I didn't strobe any of these. However, in no.13 you can see a large drop of water on the front of the lens, left by the girls who got out of the frame just seconds before the shot.
 
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