World sport: 10 photos we liked this week - 15-21 July

A selection of some of the most striking sports photographs taken around the world this week:

Gwangju, South Korea, 21 July: Britain's Adam Peaty celebrates after becoming the first to swim the 100 metres breaststroke in under 57 seconds, setting a world record of 56.88 in the semi-finals of the World Championships at Nambu International Aquatics Centre. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Gwangju, South Korea, 21 July: Britain's Adam Peaty celebrates after becoming the first to swim the 100m breaststroke in under 57 seconds, setting a world record of 56.88 in the semi-finals of the World Championships at Nambu International Aquatics Centre. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
London, England, 20 July: Dillian Whyte's chances of a shot at the WBC world heavyweight title look to be in the balance as he hit the canvas in the ninth round of a final eliminator at The O2 Arena, but he got up to beat Oscar Rivas on points. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
London, England, 20 July: Dillian Whyte's chances of a shot at the WBC heavyweight title looked to be in the balance as he hit the canvas in the ninth round of a final eliminator at the O2 Arena, but he got up to beat Oscar Rivas on points. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
London, England, 20 July: Katerina Stefanidi, of Greece, competes in the women's pole vault during day one of the Muller Anniversary Games IAAF Diamond League event at the London Stadium. (Photo by Stephen Pond - British Athletics via Getty Images)
London, England, 20 July: Katerina Stefanidi, of Greece, competes in the women's pole vault during day one of the Anniversary Games at London Stadium. (Photo by Stephen Pond - British Athletics via Getty Images)
Algiers, Algeria, 20 July: Unbelievable scenes greeted the Algeria team as they returned to the country after winning the Africa Cup of Nations. (Photo by Billal Bensalem/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Algiers, Algeria, 20 July: Unbelievable scenes greeted the Algeria team on an open-top bus parade through the capital after winning the Africa Cup of Nations. (Photo by Billal Bensalem/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Tourmalet, France, 20 July: Spectators perched high in the Pyrenees cheer on the Tour de France peloton as the riders take on the famed Col du Tourmalet. (Zac Williams/SWpix.com/Shutterstock)
Tourmalet, France, 20 July: Spectators perched high in the Pyrenees cheer on the Tour de France peloton as the riders take on the famed Col du Tourmalet. (Zac Williams/SWpix.com/Shutterstock)
Are, Sweden, 20 July: Competitors in the Swedeman Extreme Triathlon reach the top of Mount Areskutan for the second time. The event involves a 3.8km swim, a 205km bike course and two runs up Mount Areskutan, ascending a total of 2,600m. (Photo by Kai-Otto Melau/Getty Images)
Are, Sweden, 20 July: Competitors in the Swedeman Xtreme Triathlon reach the top of Mount Areskutan for the second time. The event involves a 3.8km swim, a 205km bike course and two runs up Mount Areskutan, ascending a total of 2,600m. (Photo by Kai-Otto Melau/Getty Images)
Ichinomiya, Japan, 18 July: Masatoshi Ohno, of Japan, competes in Ready Steady Tokyo Surfing - a test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
Ichinomiya, Japan, 18 July: Masatoshi Ohno, of Japan, competes in Ready Steady Tokyo Surfing - a test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
Gwangju, South Korea, 18 July: Russia's team compete in the free combination artistic swimming event at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships at Yeomju Gymnasium. (Photo by Francois-Xavier Marit/AFP/Getty Images)
Gwangju, South Korea, 18 July: Russia's team compete in the free combination artistic swimming event at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships at Yeomju Gymnasium. (Photo by Francois-Xavier Marit/AFP/Getty Images)
Liverpool, England, 20 July: Heartbreak for goal shooter Helen Housby and her England team-mates after losing to New Zealand in the semi-finals of the Netball World Cup. They went on to beat South Africa in the bronze-medal match at the M&S Bank Arena. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)
Liverpool, England, 20 July: Heartbreak for goal shooter Helen Housby and her England team-mates after losing to New Zealand in the semi-finals of the Netball World Cup. They went on to beat South Africa in the bronze-medal match at the M&S Bank Arena. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)
Portrush, Northern Ireland, 21 July: Ireland's Shane Lowry, assured of victory at the 148th Open Championship, shares a congratulatory hug with his caddie Brian Martin as they walk up the 18th fairway at Royal Portrush Golf Club. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Portrush, Northern Ireland, 21 July: Ireland's Shane Lowry, assured of victory at the 148th Open Championship, shares a congratulatory hug with his caddie Brian Martin as they walk up the 18th fairway at Royal Portrush Golf Club. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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