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My report is taken from that of Emeterio Valiente (ee https://www.iaaf.org/news/report/martin-de-sena-win-la-coruna-race-walk). Men 20km Race Walk Reigning European U-23 silver medallist Álvaro Martín took an emphatic win at the XXXI Gran Premio Cantones de La Coruña 2017, the Spanish leg of this year’s IAAF Race Walking Challenge. Racing in ideal conditions, Martin became the first Spanish …

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Staying in the USA but going back a week for the USATF 15km Roadwalk Championships which were held in Riverside, California. Full results at http://www.usatf.org/Events—Calendar/2017/USATF-15km-Race-Walk-Championships.aspx. Open Men 15km Championship 1. Emmanuel Corvera 24 San Diego 1:05:59 2. Nick Christie 25 El Cajon 1:09:22 3. Matt Forgues 25 Boothbay 1:10:45 4. Alexander Bellavance 19 San Diego …

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The latest IAAF Race Walking Challenge race saw Europe’s finest return to Podebrady, Czech Republic, on Sunday for the second time in just over a month. This time it pitted all the top walkers against each other in the 12th edition of the European Race Walking Cup. My race reports are taken from the European …

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The Australian Open and Junior T&F Championshiops have now completed. The standard seemed very high to me and the walks were no exception. I reported in last week’s newsletter on the U17-U20 walks. This time around I can report on the remaining age groups. The walks action got underway again on Friday with the U15-U16 …

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The 2017 IAAF Race Walking Challenge continued last Sunday with the first of two Mexican stages, that of Ciudad Juarez. The meet featured elite 20km walks for men and women and the races had both a strong Mexican and international mixture. Good race report and photos at http://www.marciadalmondo.com/eng/dettagli_news.aspx?id=2741. IAAF correspondent Javier Clavelo Robinson has also …

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The huge annual Chinese National Race Walking Grand Prix was held last weekend in Huangshan. The meet included their National 50km championships (men and women) which were also their official World Championships trials. My comments are taken from Vincent Wu’s IAAF report: https://www.iaaf.org/news/report/niu-clocks-50km-world-lead-huangshang. Despite the absence of Olympic medalists Wang Zhen, Chen Ding and Cai …

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