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Feature26 Apr 2018

Ines Henriques, the accidental 50km pioneer

If ever there was an athlete in the right place at the right time, it’s world 50km race walk champion Ines Henriques.

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Previews05 Apr 2018

Spotlight on hometown heroine Henriques in Rio Maior

The spotlight will fall firmly on hometown heroine Ines Henriques at the Grande Prémio Internacional de Rio Maior em Marcha Atlética, the fifth stop of the 2018 IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Saturday (7).

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News21 Dec 2017

2017 end-of-year reviews – race walks

Our 2017 end-of-year review series starts with Paul Warburton looking back at the best race walking performances of the year.

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Press Release07 Sep 2017

World records ratified

The following world records have been ratified...

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Report13 Aug 2017

Report: women's 50km race walk – IAAF World Championships London 2017

Ines Henriques breezed home to become the first women’s world 50km race walk champion – and at the same time pocketed a handsome $160,000 for her win and world record*.

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Press Release31 May 2017

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified...

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Previews30 Mar 2017

Home race walkers set to star in Rio Maior

Portugal’s Ana Cabecinha and Ines Henriques will be vying for the victory on Saturday (1) at the Rio Maior Race Walking Grand Prix, the fourth leg of the IAAF World Race Walking Challenge.

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Report15 Jan 2017

Henriques sets inaugural women’s 50km race walk world record

Portugal’s Inês Henriques established the first official women’s world record* for the 50km race walk, covering the distance in 4:08:26 at the Portuguese 35km and 50km Race Walking Championships in Porto de Mos on Sunday (15).

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Previews20 Feb 2014

Tallent, Henriques and Tysse ready to shine in Chihuahua

Five-time world and Olympic medallist Jared Tallent and defending champions Erik Tysse and Ines Henriques return to Chihuahua on Saturday (22) to contest the third leg of the 2014 IAAF Race Walking Challenge, now in its 12th edition.

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Report01 Jun 2013

Tallent and Henriques crowned La Coruna champions - IAAF Race Walking Challenge

Australia’s double Olympic Games 50km Race Walk silver medallist Jarred Tallent and Portugal’s Ines Henriques captured 20km victories in 1:21:21 and 1:29:30 at the 27th Gran Premio Cantones de Marcha, the Spanish leg in 2013 IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Saturday (1).

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Previews30 May 2013

World’s best gather in La Coruna – IAAF Race Walking Challenge

Jared Tallent and Ines Henriques are among the favourites for the ‘Gran Premio Cantones de Marcha' – the Spanish leg of the 2013 IAAF Race Walking Challenge – on Saturday (1) in La Coruña, a city which has annually hosted this world-class competition since 1987.

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Previews04 Apr 2013

Lashmanova continues her march to Moscow at Rio Maior - IAAF Race Walking Challenge

Russia’s London 2012 Olympic Games women’s 20km Race Walk champion Yelena Lashmanova and Guatemala’s Olympic men’s 20km silver medalist Erick Barrondo are the top names on the start list of the 22nd Grande Prémio Internacional de Rio Maior em Marcha Atlética, an IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting, in Portugal on Sunday.

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