Competitors run on their arms and legs on a race course in a preliminary race during the Guinness World Record the 100-meter running on all fours at Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium in Tokyo in celebration of Guinness World Records Day. The 18-year-old Japanese Katsumi Tamakoshi set new record of 15.86 seconds Thursday.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin poses for a picture with youths who took part in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, as he visits a local Olympic youth sports school in Cheboksary on Thursday
A costumed mascot waits for the men’s quarter-final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Martin Klizan of Slovakia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing.
South Korean army soldiers demonstrate their martial arts skills during the 66th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Gyeryong military headquarters, South Korea
South Korea’s Shin Alam competes against China’s Xu Anqi during their women’s epee team fencing competition final at Goyang Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.
The pack races in the cycling track at the women’s omnium 25km point race at the Incheon International Velodrome during the 17th Asian Games in South Korea on Thursday
South Korea’s Hong Seung-hyun (left) strikes the ball against Japan’s Toshitaka Naito during their men’s team sepaktakraw game at the Bucheon Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
North Korea’s synchronised swimming team take part in a practice session at Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center ahead of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon
Austria’s national soccer team goalkeeper Heinz Lindner during a training session in Vienna.
Russian’s Nadezda Makroguzova serves against Brazil’s Eduarda Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos during their women’s semifinal beach volleyball match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in China.