• Top four separated by six centimetres as American Brittney Reese wins
• Lynsey Sharp in 800m final after successful appeal against disqualification
Darya Klishina was accused of being a traitor to her nation when she was the only Russian athlete allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics. A year later she became her country’s darling again as she ended a compelling long jump competition with a silver medal. The Russian’s leap of 7.00m was a season’s best but it was agonisingly short of the American Brittney Reese’s 7.02m that brought her a fourth world championship gold medal.
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