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Feature04 May 2018

Cai targets individual title in Taicang

When Cai Zelin returns to the Chinese city of Taicang for the men’s 20km event at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships on Sunday (6), his goal is simple and clear: improve on his runner-up finishes from the previous two editions of this event and take his first individual victory in a global competition.

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Report06 Jun 2015

Liu breaks 20km race walk world record in La Coruna

China’s Liu Hong broke the women’s 20km race walk world record* with 1:24:38 at the Gran Premio Cantones de Marcha – the Spanish leg of the 2015 IAAF Race Walking Challenge in La Coruna – on Saturday (6).

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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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Previews29 May 2014

Mouth-watering line-up in La Coruna

A vast array of talent will gather at the ‘Gran Premio Cantones de Marcha' – the Spanish leg of the 2014 IAAF Race Walking Challenge – on Saturday (31) in La Coruna, a city which has annually hosted this world-class competition since 1987.

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Report04 May 2014

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.

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Report16 Mar 2014

Dmytrenko and Liu win Lugano race walk titles

Ukraine’s Ruslan Dmytrenko and China’s Liu Hong claimed wins at the Lugano Trophy – 12th Memorial Mario Albisetti 2014, an IAAF Race Walking Challenge event, held on a sunny and warm morning in the picturesque Swiss lakeside town of Lugano on Sunday (16).

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Previews07 Aug 2013

Men's 20km Race Walk – Preview

The men’s 20km Race walk could be a thrilling re-match between the main protagonists from the London 2012 Olympic Games, with the top five from that race set to battle again around the streets of the Russian capital.

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Report01 Mar 2013

Li and Sun upset the favourites in Taicang

Olympic champion Chen Ding failed to finish in a race won by Li Jianbo, while Olympic bronze medallist Qieyang Shenjie was comfortably beaten by Sun Huanhuan at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Taicang, China, on Friday morning (1).

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News30 Dec 2012

2012 IAAF Race Walking Challenge Review – Chinese walkers reign supreme

Inner Mongolia sounds like the sort of destination that takes two days to get to by camel while following Marco Polo down a winding track.

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