Had it not been for a knee injury, Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez would be swinging her fists rather than her legs and arms.
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From boxing to race walking, Gonzalez is breaking barriers for Mexican women

Had it not been for a knee injury, Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez would be swinging her fists rather than her legs and arms.... Read More

The perceived wisdom is that athletics is an individual sport. But there are three amigos from Canada who would beg to differ.
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After Rome success, Canada’s race-walking trio looks ahead to Rio

The perceived wisdom is that athletics is an individual sport. But there are three amigos from Canada who would beg to differ.... Read More

Alex Schwazer wore the same style sunglasses as the Terminator while winning the 50km at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016, and – like the movie character’s immortal phrase – made clear he was back.
Reports

Report: 50km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

Alex Schwazer wore the same style sunglasses as the Terminator while winning the 50km at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016, and – like the movie character’s immortal phrase – made clear he was back.... Read More

With her 20km victory at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016, Liu Hong is one step close to completing the grand slam of major race walking titles.
Reports

Report: women’s 20km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

With her 20km victory at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016, Liu Hong is one step close to completing the grand slam of major race walking titles.... Read More

When it mattered, the pedigree of Wang Zhen shone through for an emphatic 20km gold at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016.
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Report: men’s 20km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

When it mattered, the pedigree of Wang Zhen shone through for an emphatic 20km gold at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016.... Read More

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Report07 May 2016

Report: U20 men’s 10km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

The future is so bright for Zhang Jun that he was the only race walker in the first three at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 who needed sunglasses.

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Report07 May 2016

Report: U20 women’s 10km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

The U20 women’s 10km at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 proved to be a cracking race with a real burn-up over the last 300 metres between the two leading Chinese race walkers.

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News06 May 2016

Press conference highlights – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

On the eve of the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016, three of the world’s top race walkers spoke at the IAAF/LOC press conference in the sunny Loggia Garden at the Sheraton Parco de Medici in the Italian capital on Friday (6).

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News05 May 2016

Follow all the action at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

The IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 gets under way in the Italian capital on Saturday (7), and you can follow all of the action via the IAAF website.

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Previews04 May 2016

Preview: men’s 20km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

All roads not only lead to Rome for 20km race walkers at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016; there is one thoroughfare about to see an epic battle against the backdrop of the ancient Colosseum on the lip of the course.

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Previews04 May 2016

Preview: women’s 20km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

All of Italy would like Eleonora Giorgi to break the tape in the women’s 20km at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 on Saturday.

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Previews04 May 2016

Preview: 50km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

In the 50km event on Sunday morning, Italy and India have a good set of race walkers to test the rest around the course that shades the ancient Colosseum at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

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Previews04 May 2016

Preview: U20 men’s 10km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

Cesar Augusto Rodriguez is the sole survivor from the top 10 at the IAAF World Junior Championships Oregon 2014. As a result, an elevation to the U20 men’s 10km podium at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 on Saturday will get short odds.

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Previews04 May 2016

Preview: U20 women’s 10km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016

One country and two races dominate the leading times ahead of Saturday morning’s 10km U20 race for women at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016.

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Report23 Apr 2016

Gomez and Wang get surprise wins in Taicang

Mexico’s Pedro Daniel Gomez and local walker Wang Yingliu claimed surprise victories in the men’s and women’s 20km events at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting in Taicang, China, on Saturday (23).

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News20 Apr 2016

Liu and Chen lead China’s team for Rome

China’s team for the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 on 7-8 May will be led by world champion Liu Hong and Olympic champion Chen Ding.

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Press Release11 Apr 2016

Women to participate in 50km race walk in Rome

At the forthcoming IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 on 7-8 May, women will be able to participate in the senior 50km race walk event.

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