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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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News26 Dec 2012

2012 – End of Year Reviews – Road Running / Race Walks

Statisticians Mirko Jalava (FIN) and A. Lennart Julin (SWE) continue their ‘End of Season’ event category reviews, which cover all Athletics disciplines, highlighting the best performances which have taken place across our sport in 2012, with ROAD RUNNING AND RACE WALKS.

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Report09 Dec 2012

‘Different’ Luke Adams clinches Moscow selection

9 December 2012 – Melbourne, Australia – There was something strikingly different about Luke Adams as he won the Australian 50km race walk title on Sunday morning, and with it selection for the team to contest the IAAF World championships in Moscow next year.

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Feature21 Nov 2012

López, Spain’s latest Race Walk ace

21 November 2012 – Madrid, Spain - Spain’s Miguel Ángel López made a major breakthrough in his promising athletics career last summer when he finished a creditable fifth in the 20Km Race Walk at the London Olympics. Looking back now on his performance, the 24-year-old believes it was a significant milestone in his still young career.

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Feature11 Aug 2012

What’s next for Kirdyapkin?

The winner of the men’s Olympic 50km race walk likes a good horror story – and Sergey Kirdyapkin has endured a few in his time as a top walker.

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Feature03 Sep 2011

Bakulin continues Russian race-walking dominance

Sergey Bakulin, at 24 the youngest of the Russian race-walking squad in Daegu, lifted gold and his country’s sixth medal out of a possible nine in an extraordinary show of strength for the Russian school of walking.

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News28 Aug 2011

Two-time champion Borchin content as 20km specialist

Valeriy Borchin has absolutely no interest in trying the other Olympic distance.

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Previews18 Jun 2004

Sesto San Giovanni - Preview

The Sesto San Giovanni IAAF Race Walking Challenge event on Sunday 20 June is the last big competitive test for some of the best walkers in the world with two months to go before the beginning of the main Olympic athletics programme in Athens.

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News19 Apr 2004

Barrett’s rendezvous with history on the road to Naumburg

Craig Barrett's participation in the Steyning and District walking races in Southern England on Easter Monday, 12 April, was both his final preparation for the IAAF World Cup of Race Walking in Naumburg, Germany (1 – 2 May) and a pilgrimage to a significant part of New Zealand's race walking history.

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News05 Sep 2003

Olsson 17.51m, as Klüft takes two out of today’s three - Finnkampen

Well it was Sweden’s day throughout as their men (96 - 108pts) and women (94-111pts) built comfortable leads in front of 26,000 spectators during Day One of the annual Finland versus Sweden match - called the “Ruotsiottelu” or “Finnkampen”, depending upon your nationality - in the 1952 Olympic stadium.

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News30 Apr 2003

Korzeniowski leads Sesto San Giovanni entries for the IAAF Race Walking Challenge

The famous “Città di Sesto”, the third leg of the 2003 IAAF Walking Challenge, celebrates its 46th edition (24th for the women event) in Sesto San Giovanni on the outskirts of Milan on Thursday 1 May, and this year's start list reads like a ‘who’s who’ of Race Walking.

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News27 Feb 2001

Pyrek sets national record in Spala

The highlight of the Polish Indoor Championships was 20-year-old Monika Pyrek, who set a national record at the two day competition in Spala.

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