Day 11 of the Tokyo Olympic Games Norway's Karsten Warholm smash the world record in the 400-meter hurdles — and so did the second-placed American Rai Benjamin on Tuesday.
The big picture: Meanwhile, in men's basketball Team USA overcame a tough challenge from Spain to win 95-81 and advance to the semifinals, with Kevin Durant scoring 29 points for the Americans.
Norway's Karsten Warholm (2L) crosses the finish to win and break the world record ahead of second-placed USA's Rai Benjamin (2R) in the men's 400m hurdles final at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images
Team USA's Brittney Reese competes in the women's long jump final at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 3, for which she was awarded a silver medal. Germany's Malaika Mihambo won gold. Photo: Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images
Brazil's Wallace de Souza (R) spikes the ball in the men's quarter-final volleyball match between Japan and Brazil at Ariake Arena in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Antonin Thuillier/AFP via Getty Images
American Valarie Allman celebrates on the podium with her gold medal after winning the women's discus throw event
at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images
Japan's Sena Irie (blue) reacts after winning against Philippines' Nesthy Petecio in their women's feather (54-57kg) boxing final bout during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Luis ROBAYO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images
USA's Maggie Malone competes in the women's javelin throw qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2021. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)