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Previews22 Sep 2018

Bird-Smith eyes title hat-trick in Suzhou

Two-time defending individual champion Dane Bird-Smith of Australia is aiming to collect his third straight title at the Around Taihu International Race Walking competition, the last leg of the 2018 IAAF Race Walking Challenge and a three-day event that will start on Monday (24) in Suzhou, China.

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Series02 May 2018

High and low – Dane Bird-Smith

Olympic 20km race walk bronze medallist Dane Bird-Smith talks about a couple of enormous career highs and a recurring low.

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Report08 Apr 2018

Golden morning for Australia, Golden afternoon for England - Commonwealth Games day 1

A golden double for Australia in the race walks and a golden finish for chief rival England highlighted the first day of athletics at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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Report27 Sep 2017

Bird-Smith and Palmisano take individual honours while Shange and De Sena lead teams to victory in Wuzhong

Australia’s Dane Bird-Smith successfully defended his individual men’s title at the Around Taihu International Race Walking Multi-Day Competition, while Italy’s Antonella Palmisano secured the women’s crown on Wednesday (27), the fourth and final day of competition in the Wuzhong district of Suzhou, China.

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Series27 Mar 2017

My greatest challenge – Dane Bird-Smith

Olympic 20km race walk bronze medallist Dane Bird-Smith has been a man on the rise for the past few seasons. Here the Australian reflects on a pivotal moment which changed the whole course of his career.

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Report19 Feb 2017

Bird-Smith and Lamble impress in Adelaide

Dane Bird-Smith and Regan Lamble, Australia’s top finishers in the 20km race walks at the Rio Olympic Games, picked up 2017 pretty much where they left off 2016 with victories at the Oceania Championships in Adelaide on Sunday (19).

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News13 Feb 2017

Adelaide to launch 2017 IAAF Race Walking Challenge

Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia but equally known in race walking as the home of Jared Tallent, will again launch the IAAF Race Walking Challenge with the Oceania 20km Championships on Sunday (19).

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Report28 Sep 2016

Bird-Smith and Qieyang claim individual titles in Wuzhong

Australia’s Dane Bird-Smith and China’s Qieyang Shijie both rallied to take overall individual victories at the ‘Around Taihu’ International Race Walking Multi-Day Competition in Wuzhong, a four-day event that concluded on Wednesday (28).

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Report21 Feb 2016

Bird-Smith gets IAAF Race Walking Challenge off to a flying start in Adelaide

Dane Bird-Smith got his IAAF Race Walking Challenge and Olympic campaigns off to the best possible start with a hard-fought victory in the opening leg of the challenge in the Australian city of Adelaide on Sunday morning (21).

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Report29 Sep 2015

Bird-Smith and Olyanovska lead their teams to victory in Wuzhong

Australia’s Dane Bird-Smith and Ukraine’s Lyudmyla Olyanovska played pivotal roles for their respective teams at the Taihu Race Walking Multi-Day Competition in Wuzhong, which concluded on Tuesday (29).

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Previews20 Feb 2015

Adelaide to launch 2015 IAAF Race Walking Challenge

Hot sun and hot competition is expected as Adelaide launches the 2015 edition of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge on Sunday (22).

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Report16 Mar 2014

Kim cruises to Korean record at Asian 20km Race Walking Championships

There was a new Korean record by seven seconds for Hyunsub Kim in Nomi City, Japan, with victory in 1:19:24 at the Asian 20km Race Walking Championships, part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Sunday (16).

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