Sprinters wears a pair of shorts and a short-sleeved or sleeveless T-shirt or a top indicating the athlete's number.
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Athletes use lightweight shoes with a maximum of 11 cleats of 9 mm. Shoes for 800m usually have no heels while those for 1500m do have heels. For long running events they opt for flexible running shoes that absorb the impact of each stride.