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Previews02 Jun 2017

Lopez to strike at home in La Coruña

World champion Miguel Angel Lopez will face four of the 10 fastest race walkers this year when he competes at the Gran Premio Cantones de La Coruña, the Spanish leg of this year’s IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Saturday (3).

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Previews06 Aug 2016

Preview: men's 20km race walk – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Miguel Angel Lopez produced one of the shocks of the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 when the Spaniard came through strongly over the last two kilometres to leave the highly-rated Chinese race walkers floundering in his wake on their home soil.

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Report25 Jul 2016

Lopez and Beitia sharpen up for Rio at Spanish Championships

Some fine performances by Miguel Ángel López in the 10,000m race walk and Orlando Ortega in the 110m hurdles capped the Spanish Championships in Gijón on 23-24 July.

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Report28 May 2016

Liu and Wang again provide Chinese double triumph in La Coruna

For the second consecutive year, Chinese race walkers Liu Hong and Wang Zhen took the honours at the XXX Gran Premio Cantones de La Coruna 2016, the Spanish leg of this year’s IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Saturday (28).

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Previews26 May 2016

World champions Liu and Lopez head race walk fields in La Coruna

Miguel Angel Lopez and Liu Hong will race over the distances at which they won their world titles in Beijing last summer at the XXX Gran Premio Cantones de La Coruna 2016, the Spanish leg of this year’s IAAF Race Walking Challenge, on Saturday (28).

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News23 Mar 2016

Spain names full team of 21 for Rome

Spain will be represented by 21 athletes at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Rome 2016 on 7-8 May.

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News04 Nov 2015

Garcia and Lopez earn early selection for Rio

Race walkers Jesus Angel Garcia and Miguel Angel Lopez will represent Spain at both the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships.

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Report23 Aug 2015

Report: men’s 20km race walk – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

For more than a fleeting moment, it looked as though Asia – and specifically China – would win their first IAAF World Championships gold medal in the men’s 20km race walk.

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Report03 Aug 2015

Beitia, Mechaal and Lopez excel at Spanish Championships

Ruth Beitia and Miguel Angel Lopez, the country’s top World Championships medal hopes, were in fine form at the Spanish Championships, held in Castellon de la Plana on 1-2 August.

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Previews04 Jun 2015

Chen, Wang, Lopez and Hong form formidable fields in La Coruna

A mouth-watering line-up has been assembled at the Gran Premio Cantones de Marcha – the Spanish leg of the 2015 IAAF Race Walking Challenge – on Saturday (6) in La Coruna, a city which has annually hosted this world-class competition since 1987.

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Report17 May 2015

Lopez prevents Russian sweep of titles at European Cup Race Walking in Murcia

There is no place like home; ask Miguel Angel Lopez. The Spaniard knows the streets of Murcia like the back of his hand, and on Sunday (17) he made them his own at the European Cup Race Walking, part of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

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Feature03 Apr 2015

Nearing his peak, Lopez looks to produce his best in Beijing

There was a time when Miguel Angel Lopez believed 27 was the optimum age to deliver the goods at a major championship.

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