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Turn the clock back nearly eight months and Ruslan Dmytrenko was sat in his hotel room. disappointed and slightly despondent after the men’s 20km race walk at the 2013 IAAF World Championships.
Features

Dmytrenko takes heart from team-mates' successes to triumph in Taicang

Turn the clock back nearly eight months and Ruslan Dmytrenko was sat in his hotel room. disappointed and slightly despondent after the men’s 20km race walk at the 2013 IAAF World Championships.... Read More

Despite his victory at the famous Lugano race back in March, there is no doubt that Ruslan Dmytrenko’s 20km win at the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was the most surprising of the weekend.
Reports

Dmytrenko gets historic and 'miraculous' gold for Ukraine – senior men's 20km report Taicang 2014

Despite his victory at the famous Lugano race back in March, there is no doubt that Ruslan Dmytrenko’s 20km win at the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was the most surprising of the weekend.... Read More

Duan Dandan and Yang Jiayu started the day off in magnificent fashion for the host of the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup as the Chinese pair took gold and silver in the junior women’s 10km on Sunday (4).
Reports

Duan and Yang make it a perfect start to the day for China – junior women's 10km report Taicang 2014

Duan Dandan and Yang Jiayu started the day off in magnificent fashion for the host of the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup as the Chinese pair took gold and silver in the junior women’s 10km on Sunday (4).... Read More

After a bronze and silver medal at the past two IAAF World Championships, Anisya Kirdyapkina finally climbed to the top of the podium thanks to a triumph at the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup, producing a stirring effort over the last third of the race to emerge a convincing winner on Saturday (3).
Reports

Kirdyapkina finally finds the midas touch – senior women's 20km report Taicang 2014

After a bronze and silver medal at the past two IAAF World Championships, Anisya Kirdyapkina finally climbed to the top of the podium thanks to a triumph at the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup, producing a stirring effort over the last third of the race to emerge a convincing winner on Saturday (3).... Read More

A thrilling last 2km lap, with four men in contention at the bell, saw Gao Wenkui triumph on home soil in the junior men’s 10km race at the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang, China on Saturday (3).
Reports

Gao provides hosts with first gold medal – junior men's 10km report Taicang 2014

A thrilling last 2km lap, with four men in contention at the bell, saw Gao Wenkui triumph on home soil in the junior men’s 10km race at the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang, China on Saturday (3).... Read More

Report03 May 2014

Ryzhov leads home rampant Russian team – senior men's 50km report Taicang 2014

Mikhail Ryzhov produced a dominating performance over the second half of the men’s 50km race walk at the 26th IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang, China, to win in a world-leading time of 3:39:05 on Saturday (3).

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IaafNews02 May 2014

Taicang 2014 - entry lists and biographies now available

Following a stunning opening ceremony for the 26th edition of the IAAF World Race Walking Cup on Friday, with the opening speech given by IAAF Treasurer Valentin Balakhnichev, the first gun is ready to be fired for the five races that will be staged by the Chinese city of Taicang on Saturday and Sunday (3-4).

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News02 May 2014

Garcia set to stand the test of time at Taicang 2014

If race walking needed a better spokesman for the discipline, it’s unlikely that it could do better than the eloquent and entertaining Jesus Angel Garcia, who will be contesting his 11th IAAF Race Walking World Cup when he stands at the start of the 50km event in Taicang on Saturday (3).

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IaafNews02 May 2014

Press conference highlights – IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014

The impressive Taicang Library and Museum Centre, situated alongside the actual course itself, was the splendid venue for the traditional pre-event press conference ahead of the 26th IAAF World Race Walking Cup on Friday (2).

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Previews30 Apr 2014

Senior men's race preview – IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014

Familiar foes are ready to do battle at the 26th IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang over the coming weekend (3-4) as China and Russia once again stand out as main contenders for the individual and team gold medals in the two senior men’s events.

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Previews30 Apr 2014

Senior women's race preview – IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014

Look no further than the form guide in the women’s 20km at the 26th IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang on Sunday (4).

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Previews30 Apr 2014

Junior race previews – IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014

Both the individual and team gold medals in the first three junior women’s 10km races at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup went to Russia, but results in the last two editions suggest the teenage red army is not the force it was.

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IaafNews29 Apr 2014

How much to win, who can race, and how many to score? – IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014

More than USD 350,000 is on offer for the three senior races – the men’s and women’s 20km, and the men’s 50km – from the IAAF as prize money at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup, Taicang, China on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 May 2014.

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Press Release25 Apr 2014

IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014 – one week to go

There is little more than a week to go before the first starting gun fires at the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup, which will be held in the Chinese city of Taicang between 3-4 May.

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News25 Apr 2014

Preliminary entry lists now available – IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014

The preliminary entry lists for the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup, which will be held in the Chinese city of Taicang between 3-4 May, are now available.

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Feature17 Apr 2014

Giorgi hopes to keep Italian race walking tradition alive in Taicang

It has been 12 years since an Italian woman won a senior medal at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup, but young talent Eleonora Giorgi could be the athlete to end that drought.

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Report12 Apr 2014

Drahotova and Toth warm up for World Race Walking Cup with wins in Podebrady

Czech Republic’s rising home star Anezka Drahotova, who is still a junior, and Slovakia’s experienced Matej Toth took the honours at the Podebrady 2014 meeting on Saturday (12), the eighth of this year’s 12 events which count towards the 2014 IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

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