Countdown458d 4h 7m 50s
World Athletics Championships Oregon22
Latest Stories
Report24 Oct 2020

Toth triumphs in Dudince, Fujita breaks through in Osaka

Matej Toth became the first four-time winner of the 50km race walk at the Dudince Fifty, clocking a world-leading 3:41:15 on Saturday (24).

Read more
Feature14 Apr 2020

Olympic title defence uncertain, Toth focuses on bigger picture

Matej Toth hopes his body can withstand one extra of year of training in his push to claim back-to-back Olympic 50km race walk titles in Tokyo next year.

Read more
Series09 May 2017

IAAF Inside Athletics – Matej Toth

The seventh episode of the current season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with world and Olympic 50km race walk champion Matej Toth.

Read more
News20 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – race walks

As any athlete knows, it’s one thing to have a good race now and then, but getting the job done frequently over five years makes you something special.

Read more
Series14 Nov 2016

First impressions – Matej Toth

World and Olympic 50km race walk champion Matej Toth has enjoyed a stellar couple of years in his particular field. Here the Slovakian offers a glimpse into his world by answering our first impressions questions.

Read more
Feature19 Aug 2016

After 20 years of dreaming, Toth wakes up to Olympic gold in Rio

For 20 years he had dreamed of this, but only in the past two did he plan for it.

Read more
Report19 Aug 2016

Report: men's 50km race walk – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

One is the world record-holder, the other is the world champion. But aside from being two of the best race walkers on the planet, Yohann Diniz and Matej Toth are two very different athletes.

Read more
Previews06 Aug 2016

Preview: men’s 50km race walk – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

A tibia injury at the start of the year threatened to derail Matej Toth’s 2016 campaign, but after a good block of training in Italy, the world champion is said to be back to full fitness.

Read more
News13 Feb 2016

2016 IAAF Race Walking Challenge – one week to go

The 14th edition of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge starts in the Australian city of Adelaide in barely a week’s time on Sunday 21 February and is just one of 11 chances for the top athletes to accumulate points and possibly get a share of the huge $200,000 prize money pot.

Read more
News21 Dec 2015

2015 end-of-year reviews – race walks

Three world records at the championship distances and the third-fastest 50km of all time tells a tale of race walkers shooting for the stars in 2015.

Read more
Report29 Aug 2015

Report: men's 50km race walk – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Presumably Matej Toth shook hands with some of his fellow competitors before the start of the 50km race walk on Saturday morning. It would be some time before he would see any of them again.

Read more
Report21 Mar 2015

Toth records third-fastest 50km race walk in history in Dudince

Victory and a national record went to the home hero Matej Toth of Slovakia at the 34th Dudinska 50, an IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting on Saturday (21).

Read more