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Two Olympic athletes who helped each other across the finish line after an accidental mid-race collision during the women’s second 5,000-meter heat have been granted places in the final, organizers confirmed.

Nikki Hamblin and Abbey D’Agostino were praised for their sporting behavior after they clashed during Tuesday’s heat.

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