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News27 Aug 2019

Mayer, Diniz and Bosse lead French team for IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

The French Athletics Federation (FFA) has selected a team of 57 athletes for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will be held from 27 September to 6 October.

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Report19 May 2019

Diniz returns and Vaiciukeviciute surprises at European Race Walking Cup in Alytus

There were three predictable wins at the 13th European Race Walking Cup and a first major triumph for the hosts as the IAAF Race Walking Challenge reached the Lithuanian city of Alytus.

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Previews17 May 2019

Diniz returns to 50km while Italy looks set to dominate other distances in Alytus

The 13th European Race Walking Cup in the Lithuanian city of Alytus on Sunday (19) appears to be a great opportunity for Italian athletes to rack up points in the IAAF Race Walking Challenge.

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Series01 Jan 2019

Nine things for 2019: returning stars

With 2019 now underway, over the next nine days we'll be taking a look at nine things we're really looking forward to as we enter another World Championships year.

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Feature24 Jun 2018

At 40, world champion Diniz seeks further success

Few athletes on the global athletics scene have quite customised heart-breaking sporting tragedy like world 50km race walk record-holder Yohann Diniz.

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News21 Dec 2017

2017 end-of-year reviews – race walks

Our 2017 end-of-year review series starts with Paul Warburton looking back at the best race walking performances of the year.

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Series06 Nov 2017

My greatest challenge – Yohann Diniz

The world 50km race walk champion talks about the long journey he has undertaken for his discipline to be taken seriously in France and beyond.

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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.

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News16 Jul 2016

Defending champion Lavillenie headlines French team for Rio

Reigning Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie will lead a French team of 54 at next month’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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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.

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Press Release18 May 2015

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified...

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Report15 Mar 2015

Diniz comes up short in world record bid in Lugano

Just a few hours after losing his 20km race walk world record he set just a week ago, although both marks are subject to ratification, Yohann Diniz attempted to claim it back at the famous Lugano race walking meeting – the 13th Memorial Morio Albisetti – but came up just short when clocking 1:17:24 on Sunday (15).

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