In photos: Tokyo Olympics day 11 highlights

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Day 11 of the Tokyo Olympic Games saw Norway's Karsten Warholm smash the world record in the 400-meter hurdles — and so did the second-placed American Rai Benjamin on Tuesday.

Of note: In men's basketball, Team USA overcame a tough challenge from Spain to win 95-81 and advance to the semifinals — with Kevin Durant scoring 29 points for the Americans.

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Gymnastics great Simone Biles warming up at Ariake Gymnastics Center in Tokyo ahead of the individual balance beam finals. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios

Norway's Karsten Warholm (2L) crosses the finish to win and break the world record ahead of second-placed USA's Rai Benjamin (2R) in the men's 400m hurdles final at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images

Team USA's Brittney Reese competes in the women's long jump final at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 3, for which she was awarded a silver medal. Germany's Malaika Mihambo won gold. Photo: Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images

Brazil's Wallace de Souza (R) spikes the ball in the men's quarter-final volleyball match between Japan and Brazil at Ariake Arena in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Antonin Thuillier/AFP via Getty Images

American Valarie Allman celebrates on the podium with her gold medal after winning the women's discus throw event at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images

Australia's Matthew Ryan Lydement reacts after missing an attempt during the men's 109kg weightlifting competition at the Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Alexander Nemenov/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Japan's Sena Irie (blue) reacts after winning against Philippines' Nesthy Petecio in their women's feather (54-57kg) boxing final bout during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo on Aug. 3. Photo: Luis ROBAYO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

USA's Maggie Malone competes in the women's javelin throw qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Aug. 3. Photo: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images

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