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Previews07 Aug 2013

Men’s 50km Race Walk – Preview

It’s the longest race on the World Championships programme. It’s also the one that people generally tend to know least about, but recent history suggests a Russian man should win.

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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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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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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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News13 May 2012

Kirdyapkin praises wife's invaluable support after snatching gold in Saransk

The men’s winner of the 50km insisted he walked two races in the same day.

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