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European Indoor athletics pics

Action from the 3,000m heats on Friday

Turin's Olympic skating arena, Oval Lingotto, hosts the three-day European Indoor Championships, which start on Friday

Bennett upset after she crashes out

Briton Gemma Bennett's championships end on the opening morning after she hits the final hurdle in the 60m qualifiers

Teddy Tamgho suffers another no-jump

With Britain's Phillips Idowu absent injured, Teddy Tamgho of France is the triple jump favourite but he fails to make the final

Donna Fraser on her way to second in her heat

Veteran Donna Fraser, who says she may retire after this event, demonstrates her form in qualifying for the 400m

Farah in his heat

Favourite for the 3,000m, Mo Farah breezes through the heats to qualify for the final, easing off in the last lap

Andy Turner false-starts

GB's Andy Turner (far left) suffers a false start in the 60m hurdles semi-final but still qualifies

Marilyn Okoro

Marilyn Okoro has little difficulty qualifying for the 800m final, although she faces semis on Saturday before the final on Sunday

Chambers in training

Dwain Chambers, favourite for the 60m, begins his campaign on Saturday, dogged by questions about his new autobiography

Allan Scott

Britain's Allan Scott stays out of trouble in the 60m hurdles semis as Germany's Helge Schwarzer takes a nasty tumble

Kate Dennison

Kate Dennison qualifies for the pole vault final, three weeks after setting a new British record of 4.45m

Bogdanova in (clockwise from top left) 60m, shot, long jump and high jump

Russia's Anna Bogdanova dominates the pentathlon, which GB's Kelly Sotherton missed with a heel injury

France's Ladji Doucoure

France's Ladji Doucoure wins gold in the 60m hurdles. Andy Turner misses a medal by 0.01 of a second. Team-mate Allan Scott is eighth

Nicola Ciotti

Local boy Nicola Ciotti is happy after reaching Saturday's high jump final. GB's Samson Oni and Martyn Bernard had a disappointing day

Petra Lammert

It's a great day for the Germans in the shot put with Petra Lammert taking gold and Denise Hinrichs winning silver



see also
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