USA's Tianna Bartoletta in the long jump final at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) © Copyright
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Day seven in numbers – IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015

It was a day full of emotion, surprises, and tension. It was also a day of numbers, and we've got them.

Decathlon

0.68
Seconds trimmed from the previous best ever decathlon 400m time by Ashton Eaton when he ran 45.00 in the fifth event today.

25
Points by which Eaton trails his first-day total from his world record decathlon in 2012.

173
Points by which Ashton Eaton leads the decathlon at the end of the first day.

 

Ashton Eaton wins the decathlon 400m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)Ashton Eaton wins the decathlon 400m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) © Copyright

 

1968
The year the previous best mark in the decathlon 400m (45.68) was run, by Bill Toomey at the Mexico City Olympics.

1968
The first year the Olympic 400m title was won faster than 45.00.

2005
The last time 45.00 would have qualified to the individual 400m final.

Women's 200m final

1
Number of previous races with three women under 22 seconds.

2
Women who have ever run faster than Dafne Schippers' 21.63 for 200m.

 

Dafne Schippers after winning the 200m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)Dafne Schippers after winning the 200m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) © Copyright

 

2
National records set (Schippers for the Netherlands, Dina Asher-Smith 22.07 for Great Britain).

19
Number of global medals won by Veronica Campbell-Brown (third in 21.97).

Women's 100m hurdles final

2
Sisters in the final; winner Danielle Williams and her older sister Shermaine Williams, who placed seventh in 12.95.

 

Danielle Williams wins the 100m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)Danielle Williams wins the 100m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) © Copyright

 

2
Hundredths separating third place (Alina Talay in a Belarusian record of 12.66) and fifth place (Tiffany Porter in 12.68).

10
Hundredths separating first place (Danielle Williams in 12.57) and fourth, out of the medals (Brianna Rollins in 12.67)

Men's 110m hurdles final

0
Hurdles over which Russia's Sergey Shubenkov led before outsprinting the field to the finish line in 12.98.

0
Previous medals for Jamaica in the 110m hurdles, before Hansle Parchment's silver in 13.03.

 

110m hurdles winner Sergey Shubenkov at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)110m hurdles winner Sergey Shubenkov at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) © Copyright

 

1
Previous medals for Russia (Bronze for Shubenkov in 2013).

4
Days until bronze medallist Aries Merritt goes in for kidney surgery.

4
Steps after which defending champion David Oliver considered himself "doomed".

Women's long jump final

2
National records set which didn't win (Shara Proctor's 7.07m for Great Britain, and Ivana Spanovic's 7.01m for Serbia).

4
Number of times a jump beyond seven metres would still not win the women's long jump at the World Championships.

6
Round in which Tianna Bartoletta took the long jump lead with her 7.14m leap.

10
Years since Bartoletta's previous world long jump title (competing as Tianna Madison).

Women's 20km race walk

1
Number of gold medals won by China in the championships, after the 20km race walk.

4
Number of silver medals won by China, after the 20km race walk.

 

Liu Hong, Lu Xiuzhi and Lyudmyla Olyanovska on the podium for the women's 20km race walk at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)Liu Hong, Lu Xiuzhi and Lyudmyla Olyanovska on the podium for the women's 20km race walk at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) © Copyright

 

26
Gap between first (Liu Hong) and second (Lu Xiuzhi) in the 20km race walk, in hundredths of a second. Both were listed with times of 1:27:45 in the results.

53
Seconds Liu and Lu's second 10km of race walking was faster than their first.

Parker Morse for the IAAF