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News23 Dec 2013

2013 end-of-year reviews – race walks

All roads led to Moscow for Ireland’s World 50km race walk champion Robert Heffernan.

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Report13 Aug 2013

Isinbayeva runs the show – Day 4 wrap, Moscow 2013

There were distance finals, sprint finals, throws finals, and even a race walk, but Tuesday was the day Yelena Isinbayeva wrote, stage managed, and played the starring role at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.

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Feature13 Aug 2013

Race walking queen Elena puts her rivals to the lash again despite faulty finish

Apart from a somewhat minor hiccup involving a misjudged finish, everything went completely according to plan for Russia’s Elena Lashmanova as she added the IAAF World Championship 20km Race Walk title to the Olympic gold she won almost exactly year ago to the day in London.

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Report13 Aug 2013

Report: Women’s 20km Race Walk – Moscow 2013

In a dramatic and slightly chaotic finale to the Women's 20km Race Walk, Elena Lashmanova led home a Russian one-two to add the World title to the Olympic title she won in London last year.

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Previews07 Aug 2013

Women’s 20km Race Walk – Preview

Expect an absorbing battle between the hosts Russia and their long-time rivals China in what should prove a fascinating dust-up on the streets of Moscow.

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News30 Jul 2013

Host nation Russia reveals team for World Championships

Six of Russia’s nine reigning World champions will defend their titles in front of a home crowd at the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow from 10-18 August.

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Press Release25 Jun 2013

Russia’s past and present heroes – Moscow 2013

There is little more than six weeks to go before the start of the IAAF World Championships, Moscow, Russia, which take place from Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 August, and the current generation of Russian athletics heroes is sure to enthral the crowds in the Luzhniki stadium.

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Report01 May 2013

Lashmanova and Toth victorious in Sesto San Giovanni

Olympic 20km race walk champion Yelena Lashmanova won unopposed at the Coppa Città di Sesto San Giovanni, the Italian leg of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge., while Matej Toth of the Slovak Republic triumphed in the men’s race.

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Previews30 Apr 2013

Unstoppable Lashmanova the favourite in Sesto San Giovanni

Reigning Olympic champion Yelena Lashmanova from Russia will highlight the Coppa Citta di Sesto San Giovanni, the popular IAAF Race Walking Challenge event traditionally held on 1 May.

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Report06 Apr 2013

Lashmanova continues winning streak in Rio Maior

Olympic champion Elena Lashmanova’s win in Rio Maior was not as decisive as expected, but she nevertheless extended her career winning streak today (6) at the Rio Maior Race Walking Grand Prix, part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

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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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Press Release20 Feb 2013

Busy weekend as 11th IAAF Race Walking Challenge gets underway

The 11th edition of the annual IAAF Race Walking Challenge takes centre stage again after an exciting 2012 with the north Mexican city of Chihuahua and Hobart, Australia hosting the first two of the 14-leg series this weekend.

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