Britain's Tiffany Porter (left) leads Czech Republic's Lucie Skrobakova (right) to win her heat in the women's 60m hurdles qualifications at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships at the Atakoy Athletics Arena in Istanbul, Turkey on March 9.

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Hurdling to the finish line

Britain's Tiffany Porter (left) leads Czech Republic's Lucie Skrobakova (right) to win her heat on March 9 in the women's 60-meter hurdles qualifications at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships at the Atakoy Athletics Arena in Istanbul, Turkey.

 

At the end of the day, it was Natallia Dobrynska of Ukraine who scored a whopping 5,013 points to win the pentathalon, making her the first woman in history to break 5,000 points in a pentathalon. Coming up behind her in second and third place respectively were Jessica Ennis of Great Britain and Austra Skujyte of Lithuania.