Result: GB's Shara Proctor misses out on historic gold in long jump final

Great Britain's Shara Proctor just misses out on a historic gold medal in the women's long jump final at the Worlds but claims silver with a British-record jump.

Great Britain's Shara Proctor has had to settle for a silver medal in the long jump final at the World Championships, despite setting a British record with two jumps over seven metres.

In the 26-year-old's third attempt, she recorded 7.07m to move to the top of the pack and continued her dominance with a fourth jump of 7.01m.

Proctor looked on course to become the first ever British female long-jump world champion, but the USA's Tianna Bartoletta pulled out a huge 7.14m jump in the final round to take the top spot on the podium.

Serbia's Ivana Spanovic claimed bronze, while Britain's Lorraine Ugen finished fifth and Katarina Johnson-Thompson dropped out in 11th place.

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson of Great Britain reacts after competing in the Women's Heptathlon 200 metres during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 22, 2015
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