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