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Track and field super-phenom LaShawn Merritt strikes a pose after winning gold and regaining his world title in the Men's 400 metres final at the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Moscow. Since his win in Moscow, Merritt also won the 400M at the DN Galan Diamond League last night in Stockholm.
Merritt's time of 43.74 seconds in Moscow makes him the fifth fastest of all time in that event. Merritt boasted a 12 race and 12 month winning streak in 2009 . In one year he won both the Olympic and World titles, as well as gold in the 4x400 relay at Beijing.
The University of Florida's Tony McQuay used his personal best of 44.40 to claim the silver and "his first individual medal on the world stage" at Moscow 2013. Luguelin Santos of the Dominican Republic won the bronze.
McQuay also won silver in the 4×400 relay at the London 2012 Olympics. McQuay and Merritt won gold last week in the Men's 4x400M Relay in Moscow.
Both of the track stars look like they're on the "top" of their game this year. More sporno-rific celebration photos and watch the video AFTER THE JUMP ...
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