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Race Walking


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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Over the last few years, we have seen attempts being made to “improve” the stature of race walking by the IAAF and other governing bodies with new rules being enforced like the “Pit Lane” rule for junior & youth walkers along with the soon to be introduced “Shoe Monitoring Software(Still to be cofirmed)“. Both these rules, …

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The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is an eleven day sporting competition from 4-15 April 2018. Tickets will be available via a Ticket Request phase with further details on this process to be released in April 2017 on the web site. Sports: Athletics Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Cycling – Mountain Bike Cycling – Mountain …

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Is South Africa set to step down from hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games? From early reports, it seems like this will be the case. My Personal View: Personally, I feel that hosting a championship of this level would be to the detriment of our country. Yes, the games would create jobs, temporary jobs but jobs. …

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