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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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The Commonwealth Games, Queen’s Baton Relay nominations open tomorrow 5 March 2017. The journey of the baton will be revealed and anyone can nominate to be a Baton bearer in the relay.     #QBR2018 https://www.gc2018.com/ The baton will travel around Australia for 100 days. If you know anyone who has race walked in a …

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3000m walks were contested in the Italian Masters Indoors T&F Championships last weekend in Ancona. Rather than split into age groups, it is easier to simply present the performances in order of time. See http://www.fidal.it/risultati/2017/COD6031/Index.htm for the full results. Some impressive results in there! Masters Men 3000m Walk Indoor 1. MAGLIULO Vincenzo 1976 SM40 CE033 …

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I’ll start off the overseas reporting with what is no doubt the biggest walking carnival of the month. I never cease to be amazed at the quality and depth in Japanese racewalking championships and last Sunday’s 20km roadwalk championships meet in Kobe was no exception. Just check out the results at http://www.marciadalmondo.com/admin/pdf/risultati/19022017766Kobe_2017.pdf . The Open …

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The first Commonwealth Games was in 1930, however the discipline of race walking was not included in the Games until 1966 and it was a 20mile men’s only race. In 1978 it changed to 30km men only. In 1990 it included a 10km race walk for women. In 1998 it changed to 20km and 50km …

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