Updated Aug 3, 2021 - Sports

In photos: Tokyo Olympics day 11 highlights

US' Jrue Holiday #12  drives to the basket against Team Spain during the second half of a Men's Basketball Quarterfinal game on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Jrue Holiday, #12 of Team USA, drives to the basket against Spain during their men's basketball quarterfinal on day 11 of the Olympic Games at Saitama Super Arena on Aug. 3 in Saitama, Japan. Holiday scored 12 points for the U.S. during the game. Photo: Charlie Neibergall - Pool/Getty Images

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.

Simone Biles warms up in the gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Tuesday.
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
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
 USA's Brittney Reese competes in the women's long jump final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 3
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 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo on August 3
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.
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 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
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) celebrates after winning against Philippines' Nesthy Petecio after their women's feather (54-57kg) boxing final bout during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
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 in Tokyo on August 3
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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