Image of Asia: A world champion's long jump into the sand

In this photo by Andy Wong, Britain's Greg Rutherford lands in the sand as he competes in the men's long jump final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. The Olympic champion won his first world championship title with his season-best leap of 8.41 meters on Tuesday. Fabrice Lapierre of Australia overtook two Chinese jumpers with his fifth attempt and took silver with a mark of 8.24. Wang Jianan took bronze at 8.18, with Chinese teammates Gao Xinglong and Li Jinzhe placing fourth and fifth.

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