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Report15 Apr 2017

Lu and Bonfim win Taicang Race Walk Challenge titles

World silver medallist Lu Xiuzhi lived up to expectations as she led a Chinese podium sweep in the women’s 20km race at the 2017 IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting in Taicang on Saturday (15).

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Previews13 Apr 2017

Chen and Lu lead strong local fields in Taicang

Defending champions Pedro Daniel Gomez of Mexico and local walker Wang Yingliu will return to the 2017 IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting in Taicang on Saturday (15), but both will face a serious challenge.

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Feature03 Dec 2015

Lu Xiuzhi is walking because her brother can't

There is a cruel irony to the fact that world 20km race walk silver medallist Lu Xiuzhi is one of the fastest female race walkers in the world while her younger brother has been disabled since birth and cannot now travel anywhere without a wheelchair.

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Report28 Aug 2015

Report: women's 20km race walk – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

At the fifth time of asking, and after three trips to the podium in Berlin, Daegu and Moscow to pick up bronze or silver medals, world record holder Liu Hong fulfilled her status as the favourite and finally struck gold in Beijing.

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Previews29 Apr 2015

Chen Ding the star attraction in Taicang

Olympic 20km race walk champion Chen Ding will be the star attraction at the 2015 IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Taicang as he aims to maintain local race walkers’ dominance in the south-east Chinese city on Friday (1).

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Report21 Mar 2015

Lu Xiuzhi breaks 20km race walk Asian record in Beijing

China’s Lu Xiuzhi stormed ahead to win the women’s 20km with an Asian record at the Chinese Race Walk Grand Prix which concluded on Saturday (21) in Beijing.

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Report28 Sep 2014

Ogunode sets area 100m record of 9.93 at the Asian Games

Qatari sprinter Femi Ogunode provided the biggest highlight of an entertaining second day of the 2014 Asian Games athletics programme when he sped to an Asian 100m record of 9.93 in the South Korean city of Inchon on Sunday (28).

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Report01 Mar 2014

Women and juniors impress at Chinese race walking championships

Women and juniors excelled in the first leg of the Chinese race walking championships on road in Huangshan on Thursday and Friday (27/28).

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Report12 May 2013

Wang, Wu and Lu the winners at China's National Games walks

China’s 12th National Games competitions started during the weekend in Shenyang, the capital of the Liaoning Province in the northeast of the country with Race Walking with nearly all of the Chinese medallists from the London 2012 Olympic Games in action.

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Report01 Mar 2013

Li and Sun upset the favourites in Taicang

Olympic champion Chen Ding failed to finish in a race won by Li Jianbo, while Olympic bronze medallist Qieyang Shenjie was comfortably beaten by Sun Huanhuan at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Taicang, China, on Friday morning (1).

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Previews27 Feb 2013

Olympic heroes Chen and Qieyang looking for home victories in Taicang

The IAAF Race Walking Challenge returns to Taicang, China, on Friday (1). It’s the third successive time this competition has been held and needless to say, Chinese athletes will be the favourites in both races.

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News30 Dec 2012

2012 IAAF Race Walking Challenge Review – Chinese walkers reign supreme

Inner Mongolia sounds like the sort of destination that takes two days to get to by camel while following Marco Polo down a winding track.

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