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In photos: Tokyo Olympics day 11 highlights

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.


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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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)

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