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The U20 women’s 10km race walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 witnessed a thrilling battle between three athletes on the final two-kilometre loop as Alegna Gonzalez of Mexico bettered her own North American U20 record with 45:08.
Reports

Gonzalez takes U20 women’s 10km gold at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

The U20 women’s 10km race walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 witnessed a thrilling battle between three athletes on the final two-kilometre loop as Alegna Gonzalez of Mexico bettered her own North American U20 record with 45:08.... Read More

The IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 reached an exciting climax as Koki Ikeda led Japan to double gold in the men’s 20km race walk.
Reports

Ikeda leads Japan to double 20km gold at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

The IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 reached an exciting climax as Koki Ikeda led Japan to double gold in the men’s 20km race walk.... Read More

Before the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018, even the country’s most senior athletics journalists were not quite familiar with Liang Rui.
Features

After world record in Taicang, Liang eyeing four-hour barrier

Before the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018, even the country’s most senior athletics journalists were not quite familiar with Liang Rui.... Read More

Defending champion Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez of Mexico produced a storming last five kilometres in the 20km to become the first senior woman in the history of the championships to win back-to-back titles at the at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 on Saturday (5).
Reports

Gonzalez retains 20km title at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

Defending champion Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez of Mexico produced a storming last five kilometres in the 20km to become the first senior woman in the history of the championships to win back-to-back titles at the at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 on Saturday (5).... Read More

Zhang Yao added another global age-group title to his collection by winning the U20 men’s 10km race walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018.
Reports

Zhang leads historic 1-2 for China in U20 men’s 10km at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

Zhang Yao added another global age-group title to his collection by winning the U20 men’s 10km race walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018.... Read More

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Report05 May 2018

Arai leads Japanese 50km sweep at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

Japan had never won a gold medal in the history of the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships, or a medal of any colour in the 50km race walk, but history was rewritten in Taicang on Saturday (5).

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Report05 May 2018

Liang breaks world 50km race walk record at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

On her debut at the distance, China’s Liang Rui won the women’s 50km race walk in a world record* of 4:04:36 at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018.

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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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Press Release04 May 2018

How to follow the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

Nearly 400 athletes have descended upon the Jiangsu province of China for the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 on 5-6 May.

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Previews03 May 2018

Preview: men’s 20km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

Many top athletes have represented Japan at previous editions of the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships, but the only hardware they have ever won in a senior event is a team bronze medal in 2014.

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Previews03 May 2018

Preview: women’s 20km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez will return to Taicang, the Chinese city where the Mexican made her global championships debut four years ago, to defend her title in the 20km at the 2018 IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships on Saturday.

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Previews03 May 2018

Preview: men’s 50km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

In the absence of defending champion Jared Tallent, world champion Yohann Diniz and Olympic champion Matej Toth, the men’s 50km at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 is wide open.

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Previews03 May 2018

Preview: women’s 50km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

The women’s 50km race walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 will be the deepest and highest quality competition in the young history of the event.

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Previews03 May 2018

Preview: U20 men’s 10km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

Japan may have the three fastest U20 race walkers in the world this year, but the teenage trio will be making their major championships debut at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018.

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Previews03 May 2018

Preview: U20 women’s 10km race walk – IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018

When Ma Li lines up for the U20 women’s 10km at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships on Sunday (6), the Chinese 18-year-old will be aiming to improve on her second-place finish two years ago and take the top honours for the host country in Taicang.

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Series30 Apr 2018

Way of the walk: training

In the final part of our ‘Way of the walk’ series we chew the fat with our race walking legends, Jane Saville, Robert Korzeniowski and Jefferson Perez to find out their training secrets.

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News28 Apr 2018

China’s journey from debut to domination at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships

China’s record at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships – and its predecessor, the World Race Walking Cup – is mighty impressive.

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