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World Athletics: What a way to celebrate!

August 16, 2013 09:41 IST

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Most celebrations during the World Athletics Championships are over the top.

But how does it matter as long as the spectators enjoy them!

Take a look at how some of the athletes celebrated after winning at the ongoing Championships in Moscow.

Pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva won a third World Championship crown and brought Moscow to life.

The Russian beauty performed somersaults after her victory.


Image: Yelena Isinbaeva of Russia celebrates
Photographs: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

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Yelena Isinbayeva celebrated in flamboyant style.

The spectators wanted more of their champion and even security officials could not hold her back.


Image: Yelena Isinbaeva of Russia celebrates
Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images

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Robert Harting won his third straight world title in the discus throw at the Championships.

The German ripped off his shirt to celebrate victory.


Image: Robert Harting of Germany celebrates
Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica won gold in the women's 100 meters.

The Kingston bullet’s hot pink hair extensions stood out in her effortless victory!


Photographs: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

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Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the 100 metres final.

The Jamaican brought spectators on their feet with his exuberant and animated on-track antics.

The fastest man on earth did not disappoint Moscow when he flashed his trademark "lightning" celebration.


Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

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Mo Farrah won the 10000 metres gold and performed the "Mobot".

The double Olympic champion has a signature style of celebration, in which he makes an 'M' shape above his head.


Photographs: Ian Walton/Getty Images
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The World Athletics Championships is certainly action-packed.

Milcah Chemos Cheywa of Kenya won the gold medal in the women's 3000 metres steeplechase and urged the crowd to applaud louder.


Photographs: Ian Walton/Getty Images

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Rapidly-catching on is the celebration with their national flags, but Aleksandr Ivanov of Russia took the tape in his hand after winning gold in the men's 20km walk final.


Photographs: Jamie Squire/Getty Image

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Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain breaks into a jig after winning gold in the Women's 400 metres final.


Photographs: Ian Walton/Getty Images

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Gold medalist Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia and bronze medalist Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti celebrate after the men's 800 metres final.


Photographs: Ian Walton/Getty Images

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