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On Track and Field: Russians Compete at World Championships, but Not for Their Country

NYTimes.com Monday, 14 August 2017 ()
Maria Lasitskene, the gold medalist in the women’s high jump, and Darya Klishina, who won silver in the long jump, were among those participating as “authorized neutral athletes.”
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