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Report20 Mar 2017

Maiden challenge victories for Dunfee, Thorne and De Sena in Monterrey

Benjamin Thorne and Evan Dunfee made it a Canadian double and joined Brazil’s Erica de Sena as they all enjoyed their first victories at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Monterrey on Sunday (19).

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Series19 Sep 2016

First impressions – Ben Thorne

World bronze medallist Ben Thorne is a rising star in the 20km race walk. Here the Canadian offers his personal take on our first impressions questions.

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Feature11 May 2016

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.

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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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News04 Apr 2016

Canadian team aiming for podium place in Rome

Athletics Canada has selected four athletes for the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 on 7-8 May.

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Feature24 Aug 2015

Thorne’s sharp rise to the podium

Perhaps nobody was surprised as Ben Thorne when he crossed the Bird’s Nest finish line third in the men’s 20km race walk, earning Canada’s first medal of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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Report23 Aug 2015

Report: men’s 20km race walk – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

For more than a fleeting moment, it looked as though Asia – and specifically China – would win their first IAAF World Championships gold medal in the men’s 20km race walk.

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