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PHOTO GALLERY: The World Athletics Championships up and running in London




Mostafa Amr Hassan of Egypt in action. (Reuters)

Mostafa Amr Hassan of Egypt in action. (Reuters)

Poland's Anna Jagaciak competes in the qualifying round of the women's triple jump athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 5, 2017. (AFP)

Anna Jagaciak of Poland in action. (Reuters)

United States' Gwen Berry makes an attempt in the women's hammer throw qualification during the World Athletics Championships in London Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. (AP)

Alysbeth Felix of Puerto Rico, Nadine Broersen of the Netherlands and Xenia Krizsan of Hungary compete. (Reuters)

Brazil's Tamara De Sousa, India's Swapna Barman, Colombia's Evelis Aguilar and Brazil's Vanessa Chefer compete in the 100m hurdles of the women's heptathlon athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 5, 2017. (AP)

Switzerland's Caroline Agnou, Belgium's Nafissatou Thiam and Benin's Odile Ahouanwanou, from left, compete in the 100-meter hurdles of the heptathlon during the World Athletics Championships in London Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. (AP)

Susen Kuste of Germany in action. (Reuters)

Bahamas' Steven Gardiner, second left, eases clear to win a Men's 400m first round heat during the World Athletics Championships in London Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 (AP)

Ukraine's Iryna Novozhylova competes in the qualifying round of the women's hammer throw athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 5, 2017. (AFP)

Romania's Andrei Gag competes in the qualifying round of the men's shot put athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 5, 2017. (AFP)

US athlete Ryan Whiting competes in the qualifying round of the men's shot put athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 5, 2017. (AFP)