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26/05/2019 - Lima (PER): The South American championships on the day of the earthquake

Lima (PER): The South American championships on the day of the earthquake The 51st South American Mayores Championships were held this weekend at the Videna stadium in Lima.   The tests of these championships were particularly interesting and valid as "test events" of the next Pan-American Games that will t...

Lima (PER): The South American championships on the day of the earthquake
26/05/2019 - Brixen (ITA): Gabriele Gamba leads the world U18 list of the season 2019

Brixen (ITA): Gabriele Gamba leads the world U18 list of the season 2019 This morning in Bressanone on the occasion of the traditional Brixia Trophy, an inter-regional U18 event open to foreign athletes too, Gabriele Gamba (ITA) has improved his personal best on the distance of 5.000m track walk with the time of 21:23.23...

Brixen (ITA): Gabriele Gamba leads the world U18 list of the season 2019
25/05/2019 - Decided the Italian team to Doha 2019

Decided the Italian team to Doha 2019 The race walking team that will participate in the Doha World Championships was presented in the last Fidal Federal Council as per proposal of Head Coach Antonio La Torre.     50km men     Michele Antonelli   Personal best &...

Decided the Italian team to Doha 2019
24/05/2019 - Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez (MEX): will appeal to CAS/TAS

Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez (MEX): will appeal to CAS/TAS In an interview with El Tiempo digital.mx, the Mexican walker Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez returns to the topic of her doping ban recently confirmed by the FMA.     The athlete declares that "I have a biological passport above 10 or 12 ch...

Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez (MEX): will appeal to CAS/TAS
23/05/2019 - Tallinn 2015 Europeans U23: Maria Ponomareva (RUS) banned four years for doping, bronze to Laura Garcia-Caro (ESP)

Tallinn 2015 Europeans U23: Maria Ponomareva (RUS) banned four years for doping, bronze to Laura Garcia-Caro (ESP) Now it's official.   Maria Ponomariova Russian walker was disqualified for violating the rules of doping. The announcement comes directly from RusAtletics (Federation of Russia) which declares to comply with the TAS/CAS decision of April 11...

Tallinn 2015 Europeans U23: Maria Ponomareva (RUS) banned four years for doping, bronze to Laura Garcia-Caro (ESP)
22/05/2019 - La Coruna preview

La Coruna preview The President of the Federacion Galega de Atletismo, Isidoro Hornillos and the creator of the Cantones de La Coruna, Sergio Vasques will probably not believe them this year, but the "parterre de roi" designed by their collaborator Dolores ...

La Coruna preview
20/05/2019 - Rocroi 19 May 1643: 376 years later

Rocroi 19 May 1643: 376 years later Who knows how the Gran Condè, Luigi II of Bordone, slept after the historic battle of Rocroi on May 19, 1643 ?   Our personal friend Antonio La Torre does not think bad for us if today Marcia dal Mondo exactly 376 years later humbly asks...

Rocroi 19 May 1643: 376 years later
19/05/2019 - 20km Coppa Europa - victories by Perseus Karlstrom and Zivilé Vaiciukeviciute

20km Coppa Europa - victories by Perseus Karlstrom and Zivilé Vaiciukeviciute The afternoon begins with the     20km men     A group of about fifteen immediately goes to the head   At 5km athltes pass in the following order:       Tom Bosworth continues on his pace, also passing ...

20km Coppa Europa - victories by Perseus Karlstrom and Zivilé Vaiciukeviciute
19/05/2019 - 10km European U20 Cup - vicories by Riccardo Orsoni (ITA) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR)

10km European U20 Cup - vicories by Riccardo Orsoni (ITA) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR) The two U20 races.     10km U20 men   At the 5km mark Lukas Niedzialek (POL) was leading the race and was the favorite and passed in 21:17. You have a small advantage of 3 "on Pedro Gonesa (ESP) passing in 21:20 together with Ric...

10km European U20 Cup - vicories by Riccardo Orsoni (ITA) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR)
19/05/2019 - 50km European Cup - victories of Yohnn Diniz and Eleonora Giorgi

50km European Cup - victories of Yohnn Diniz and Eleonora Giorgi A beautiful sunny day that promises to be the day of today's march with the European Cup.   The temperature is around 16° Celsius, with the humidity reaching an excellent 56% and with a slight north-west wind variable between 5 and 10m/...

50km European Cup - victories of Yohnn Diniz and Eleonora Giorgi
18/05/2019 - Kumagaya (JPN): great times for Okada and Suzuki on track

Kumagaya (JPN): great times for Okada and Suzuki on track Morning of records today in Kumagaya in Saitama prefecture, about seventy kilometers north-west of Tokyo.   On a cloudy day, but with a cool temperature, we witnessed two great performances by athletes from Japan over the distance of 5,000 mete...

Kumagaya (JPN): great times for Okada and Suzuki on track
17/05/2019 - IAAF denied ANA status to five Russian walkers

IAAF denied ANA status to five Russian walkers On the eve of the European Race Walking Cup, five walkers were denied the status of Neutral Athlete (ANA), condition for participating in the European Cup itself.,     The Russian agency TASS informs that the five athletes are: Klavdiya Af...

IAAF denied ANA status to five Russian walkers
17/05/2019 - Alythus (LTU): the predictions of two women's races on the eve

Alythus (LTU): the predictions of two women's races on the eve This time the European Athletics presents Italy women (Antonella Palmisano in 20km and Eleonora Anna Giorgi in 50km) as the favorite for the double gold in the 20km and 50km road walk.   Certainly the two Italian athletes are to be counted in t...

Alythus (LTU): the predictions of two women
17/05/2019 - Alythus (LTU): the predictions of two men's races on the eve

Alythus (LTU): the predictions of two men's races on the eve The 20km men's march presents a very open race and there is a lot of similarity between the best performances of the season between the field of 56 registered athletes ..     20km men     For the team victory, our favorite is...

Alythus (LTU): the predictions of two men
16/05/2019 - Patra (GRE): 3rd Coffebrands race walking meeting

Patra (GRE): 3rd Coffebrands race walking meeting In  the   beautifull  city  of  Patra, 350km west  of  Athens, took  place   the  3rd  Coffebrands  race  walking  festival. The  festival  being  organis...

Patra (GRE): 3rd Coffebrands race walking meeting
11/05/2019 - Distance duel between Emiliano Brigante and Daniele Breda in U18 boys

Distance duel between Emiliano Brigante and Daniele Breda in U18 boys The progress and progression of Daniele Breda and Emiliano Brigante does not stop.   This evening in Pordenone (ITA) in the regional phase of the Company Championships he stopped the clock at 10,000m on rack walk at the excellent mark of 44:33....

Distance duel between Emiliano Brigante and Daniele Breda in U18 boys
11/05/2019 - Taicang (CHN): Vicories by Wang Kaihua (CHN) and Qieyang Shenjie (CHN)

Taicang (CHN): Vicories by Wang Kaihua (CHN) and Qieyang Shenjie (CHN) iThe stage of the Taicang IAAF Challenge took place on a very hot day. Two hard-fought races. The 7th round of the IAAF Race Walking Challenge in Taicang took place this morning in a sunny and very humid day. If the organizers wanted the athlet...

Taicang (CHN): Vicories by Wang Kaihua (CHN) and Qieyang Shenjie (CHN)
10/05/2019 - Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez (MEX): four years of ineligibility from 16.11.2018

Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez (MEX): four years of ineligibility from 16.11.2018 The presence of a prohibited substance (Epitrenbolone - article 2.1) and use of a prohibited substance/method (Trenbolone - article 2.2) cost in the first instance a disqualification of 4 years (from 16.11.2018) to Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez Romero (M...

Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez (MEX): four years of ineligibility from 16.11.2018
09/05/2019 - Taicang (CHN): preview

Taicang (CHN): preview On Saturday 11 May in Taicang (China) the 7th race valid for the IAAF Race Walking Challenge will take place. Two races in the program the 20km men and the 20km women. Taicang, located in Jangsu province, is about 150 km away from Shanghai. The city...

Taicang (CHN): preview
06/05/2019 - Let's not lose a budding champion.

Let's not lose a budding champion. Last Sunday in the sun of Mariano Comense we had witnessed another disqualification, unfortunately due and deserved, by a young U18. One of those that a couple of years ago had blasted one of the young walkers' coach Ruggero Sala on the stands o...

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03/05/2019 - Brest (BLR): Belarus race walking cup

Brest (BLR): Belarus race walking cup Saturday, April 27th the Belorussian race walking Cup was held in Brest (BLR) which allowed the selection of the Belarusian team for the Alytus European Cup (LTU).   The participation was intense as in addition to the European Cup competitions ...

Brest (BLR): Belarus race walking cup
02/05/2019 - The most difficult choice

The most difficult choice Preliminary remarks   Last Sunday in Mariano Comense we were "pulled by the jacket" in a discussion that was more familiar than sporting. The argumentu: if a parent must continue to train his child when the child needs a "qualita...

The most difficult choice
01/05/2019 - Alytus (LTU): Italy Team for European Race Walking Cup

Alytus (LTU): Italy Team for European Race Walking Cup The technical director of the national teams Antonio La Torre announced the team for the European Race Walking Cup in Alytus (Lithuania) scheduled for Sunday 19 May. There will be 22 Italians involved in the continental event, 11 men and 11 women. &...

Alytus (LTU): Italy Team for European Race Walking Cup
01/05/2019 - Békéscsaba (HUN): Yerko Araya (CHI) and Viktoria Madarász (HUN) won the 20km

Békéscsaba (HUN): Yerko Araya (CHI) and Viktoria Madarász (HUN) won the 20km Last Sunday (28/4) the Hungarian national championships 20km road walk took place in Békéscsaba.   The most important test of the 20km was open.     20km men   Victory for Yerko Araya (CHI) who finished the race in ...

Békéscsaba (HUN): Yerko Araya (CHI) and Viktoria Madarász (HUN) won the 20km
30/04/2019 - Bristonas (LTU): Paulius Juozaitis and Austeja Kavaliauskaite won U20 Baltic Championships

Bristonas (LTU): Paulius Juozaitis and Austeja Kavaliauskaite won U20 Baltic Championships Saturday, April 27th the 33rd edition of the Race Walk Meeting dedicated to Antanas Kazevic Mikenas (LTU) was held in Bristonas (LTU), the walker who in the 1956 edition of the Olympic Games in Melbourne obtained the silver medal in 1:32:03 behind L...

Bristonas (LTU): Paulius Juozaitis and Austeja Kavaliauskaite won U20 Baltic Championships
29/04/2019 - Roma (ITA): world-wide results for Stano and Palmisano on 10.000 track walk

Roma (ITA): world-wide results for Stano and Palmisano on 10.000 track walk The renovated Stadio delle Terme in Rome dedicated to the late sports journalist Paolo Rosi could not have been better inaugurated.   In this ancient and beautiful facility with the renewed runway the concentration center of Centro Italia was h...

Roma (ITA): world-wide results for Stano and Palmisano on 10.000 track walk
26/04/2019 - Yusuke Suzuki and Eleonora Giorgi athletes of the month of April 2019

Yusuke Suzuki and Eleonora Giorgi athletes of the month of April  2019 The choice of the athlete in April 2019 is almost entirely the result of competitions that took place in the first half of the month.   It started with Rio Maior (POR) where in the 20km men (of women we will talk later) five athletes, although ...

Yusuke Suzuki and Eleonora Giorgi athletes of the month of April  2019
24/04/2019 - Mizuno Award to Fumio Imamura (JPN)

Mizuno Award to Fumio Imamura (JPN) The Mizuno Sport Foundation together with the Japan Sport Association and the Japan Olympic Committee honored the great sower of the march in Japan.     Yesterday April 23 in a solemn ceremony in Tokyo, Fumio Imamura was awarded for his co...

Mizuno Award to Fumio Imamura (JPN)
23/04/2019 - Lazaro Cardenas (MEX): In 50km victories of Isaac Palma (MEX) and Evelyn Inga (PER)

Lazaro Cardenas (MEX): In 50km victories of Isaac Palma (MEX) and Evelyn Inga (PER) Even on Sunday morning, as in Saturday's races, the climatic conditions in Lazaro Cardenas (MEX) were not ideal for a 50km walk with high temperature and humidity. However at the beginning (7:50) at the start there were 27 men and 16 women. &nbs...

Lazaro Cardenas (MEX): In 50km victories of Isaac Palma (MEX) and Evelyn Inga (PER)
22/04/2019 - Alexandropoulis (GRE): Balkan Championships of 20km

Alexandropoulis (GRE): Balkan Championships of 20km On  Saturday  20/4/2019 , the  AΒΑF and  the  Greek  athletic  Federation  SEGAS, with  the  colaboration  of  the perfecture  of  Evros and  the  municipaly&...

Alexandropoulis (GRE): Balkan Championships of 20km
21/04/2019 - Lazaro Cardenas (MEX): Victories of Erica de Sena (BRA) and Perseus Karlstrom (SWE)

Lazaro Cardenas (MEX): Victories of Erica de Sena (BRA) and Perseus Karlstrom (SWE) Lazaro Cardenas in Michoacan region hosted the Copa Panamericana de Marcha 2019 which was also valid ad a leg of the IAAF Challenge.     20km women   Forty-five athletes at the start on a sunny day.   Two athletes immediately go ...

Lazaro Cardenas (MEX): Victories of Erica de Sena (BRA) and Perseus Karlstrom (SWE)
14/04/2019 - Wajima (JPN): Second day of 103rd 50km Japan Championships

Wajima (JPN): Second day of 103rd 50km Japan Championships We have no idea how many people in February 2016 would have bet a few yen on a return of Yusuke Suzuki (JPN) to raceing.   The world record holder of the 20km (1:16:36) after the beautiful race of the record in Nomi on Mar. 15, 2015 had not fin...

Wajima (JPN): Second day of 103rd 50km Japan Championships
13/04/2019 - Wajima (JPN): First day of 103rd 50km Japan Championships

Wajima (JPN): First day of 103rd 50km Japan Championships A beautiful sunny day in April hosted the first of two days dedicated to the 103rd Japan 50km Championship today in Wajima.   Today the 10km distance races valid also for the 58th edition of the All Japan U20 were held.     10km women...

Wajima (JPN): First day of 103rd 50km Japan Championships
08/04/2019 - Our point of view

Our point of view When a specialist web-site gets in a single day a number of visits equal to 1.128 that turns out to be the historical maximum since 2006 year in which Marcia dal Mondo (then Marcia Italiana) was born, one wonders if the appreciation for the work don...

Our point of view
07/04/2019 - Rio Maior (POR): Victories of Eider Arevalo and Qieyang Shenjie

Rio Maior (POR): Victories of Eider Arevalo and Qieyang Shenjie The 2019 edition of the Grand Prix de Rio Maior saw the victories that were predicted on the eve of the day: in women Qieyang Shejie (CHN) and men Eider Arevalo (COL).   20km women   Qieyang Shenjie (CHN) goes immediately in front of the r...

Rio Maior (POR): Victories of Eider Arevalo and Qieyang Shenjie
06/04/2019 - Pdebrady (CZE): Karla Serrano (MEX) and Cesar Cordova (MEX) win in the U20s

Pdebrady (CZE): Karla Serrano (MEX) and Cesar Cordova (MEX) win in the U20s In the morning of Podebrady the day began with the U18 category races on 5km, both male and female, which were followed by the races reserved for the masters, always on the distance of 5km.   Subsequently the U20 races started on the 10km dista...

Pdebrady (CZE): Karla Serrano (MEX) and Cesar Cordova (MEX) win in the U20s
06/04/2019 - Podebrady (CZE): Giorgi and Mizinov are the winners of 20km

Podebrady (CZE): Giorgi and Mizinov are the winners of 20km The two senior races on the 20km.     20km women   Let's say that there was no history.   Eleonora Anna Giorgi started in the lead and has not been reached yet. These are his split times if first 5km: - 1km: 4:25 - 2Km: 8:51 ...

Podebrady (CZE): Giorgi and Mizinov are the winners of 20km
05/04/2019 - Wajima (JPN): the selection of the Japan team in the 50km for Doha is approaching

Wajima (JPN): the selection of the Japan team in the 50km for Doha is approaching The king is dead, long life the king.   Never before has this traditional expression come down to our days from medieval France from the far 1422 when the French king Charles VI died, could be applied to our "little ancient world" of ...

Wajima (JPN): the selection of the Japan team in the 50km for Doha is approaching
05/04/2019 - Sydney (AUS): Dane Bird-Smith and Katie Hayward Australian champions on track

Sydney (AUS): Dane Bird-Smith and Katie Hayward Australian champions on track Yesterday in the late Australian evening, the fifth session of the Australian track championships ended with the two race walking events.   The two race races took place at 20:10 on the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Center track.     1...

Sydney (AUS): Dane Bird-Smith and Katie Hayward Australian champions on track
04/04/2019 - La Coruna - IAAF World Heritage Plate

La Coruna - IAAF World Heritage Plate The International Grand Prix of Race Walking Cantones de La Corunna - GP Sergio Vazquez was honored Friday with the IAAF World Heritage Plate. The president of the IAAF, Sebastian Coe, acknowledged the competition, and five more, at the IAAF meeting...

La Coruna - IAAF World Heritage Plate
03/04/2019 - Podebrady (CZE): the classic European race now in its 87th edition

Podebrady (CZE): the classic European race now in its 87th edition Saturday 6 April will also take place the classic match in Podebrady, in the Czech Republic, where they will challenge the teams of France, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Slovakia and Hungary, in addition to the hosts. The match at the beginning of spri...

Podebrady (CZE): the classic European race now in its 87th edition
02/04/2019 - Rio Maior (POR): a large parterre of athletes

Rio Maior (POR): a large parterre of athletes Next Saturday the 28th edition of the Grand Prix Internacional de Rio Maior will take place, which for the 17th time will be valid as one of the stages of the Marcia IAAF Challenge.   We will never tire of saying thanks to Jorge Miguel the Ines...

Rio Maior (POR): a large parterre of athletes
01/04/2019 - Verano Brianza (ITA): the conference for the 50th anniversary of the Frigerio Trophy

Verano Brianza (ITA): the conference for the 50th anniversary of the Frigerio Trophy A day entirely dedicated to race walk is the one that took place in Verano Brianza at the Clinical University Institute on Saturday 30th March 2019. It was a conference of national interest, where about eighty coaches, athletes and judges were able ...

Verano Brianza (ITA): the conference for the 50th anniversary of the Frigerio Trophy
31/03/2019 - Interview with Eleonora Dominici's coaches

Interview with Eleonora Dominici's coaches With the victory and the splendid result obtained in Cassino (ITA) on March 24, 2019 Eleonora Dominici became the ninth Italian athlete "all time" on the distance (in terms of performances her is the 24th all time ).   Marcia dal Mond...

Interview with Eleonora Dominici
29/03/2019 - Cesar Moreno Bravo (MEX): today celebrates 85 year

Cesar Moreno Bravo (MEX): today celebrates 85 year Usually Marcia dal Mondo does not have the habit of remembering the birthdays of athletes, and people of a certain importance who are connected to the world of race walking.   But today we feel the need to make an exception.   Cesar Moreno...

Cesar Moreno Bravo (MEX): today celebrates 85 year
27/03/2019 - Saturday April 6: the classics of Rio Maior (POR) and Podebrady (CZE)

Saturday April 6: the classics of Rio Maior (POR) and Podebrady (CZE) Saturday 6 April 2019 the international activity of race walking in Europe starts again.     Start again with the 28th edition of the Grand Prix Internacional de Rio Maior, which for the 17th time will be valid as one of the stages of the ...

Saturday April 6: the classics of Rio Maior (POR) and Podebrady (CZE)
26/03/2019 - Toshikazu Yamanishi and Liu Hong athletes of the month of March 2019

Toshikazu Yamanishi and Liu Hong athletes of the month of March 2019 As we prepare for the choice of the best athlete in March 2019, we cannot help but notice that this month of March 2019 was a month to frame. Few times we remember a series of competitions with results in succession such as to make it seem a great a...

Toshikazu Yamanishi and Liu Hong athletes of the month of March 2019
24/03/2019 - Cassino (ITA): Francesco Fortunato and Eleonora Dominici (great mark) are the new Italian champions of 20km

Cassino (ITA): Francesco Fortunato and Eleonora Dominici (great mark) are the new Italian champions of 20km   Beautiful sunny day that welcomes the walkers for the Italian 20km Individual Championship.     20km men   Federico Tontodonati (ITA) goes straight to the head. He is followed a few meters by Francesco Fortunato (ITA), And...

Cassino (ITA): Francesco Fortunato and Eleonora Dominici (great mark) are the new Italian champions of 20km
24/03/2019 - Megara (GRE): National Greek U23 Championships

Megara (GRE): National Greek U23 Championships Today  Sunday  March 24, in  the  Varea  Beach,in  the  historic city of  Megara, 50km west  on  Athens, took  place  the  national race walk  championship  U23 and the ...

Megara (GRE): National Greek U23 Championships
23/03/2019 - Dudince (SVK): Arthur Mastianica (LTU) and Sandra Viviana Galvis (SVK) are the winners of 20km

Dudince (SVK): Arthur Mastianica (LTU) and Sandra Viviana Galvis (SVK) are the winners of 20km In the afternoon both 20km   20km men     The three athletes from Mexico who together with Stefano Chiesa (ITA) were credited with the best times are not present at the start. For the Italian it promises to be a chance for a victory. ...

Dudince (SVK): Arthur Mastianica (LTU) and Sandra Viviana Galvis (SVK) are the winners of 20km
23/03/2019 - Dudince (SVK): Havard Haukenes (NOR) and Maria Czakova (SVK) are the winners of 50km

Dudince (SVK): Havard Haukenes (NOR) and Maria Czakova (SVK) are the winners of 50km   A beautiful sunny day, as expected, was a corollary to Dudince's 50km road walk.     50km men   A group of seven athletes including all the best immediately goes to lead: Karl Junghannss (GER), Aleksi Oyaka (FIN), Veli-Matt...

Dudince (SVK): Havard Haukenes (NOR) and Maria Czakova (SVK) are the winners of 50km
22/03/2019 - Mosca 2013: Disqualified for doping Ivanov (RUS), gold to Chen Ding (CHN)

Mosca 2013: Disqualified for doping Ivanov (RUS), gold to Chen Ding (CHN) Russian race walker Alexandr Ivanov has been disqualified for three years for doping and is set to be stripped of his gold medal at the 2013 world championships in Moscow, the Russian athletics federation said on Friday.   Russia originally top...

Mosca 2013: Disqualified for doping Ivanov (RUS), gold to Chen Ding (CHN)
22/03/2019 - Alegna Gonzalez (MEX) will not compete in Pan American Games in Lima

Alegna Gonzalez (MEX) will not compete in Pan American Games in Lima Alegna Gonzalez will not compete in the Pan American Games of Lima 2019 and the World Athletics Championships in Doha 2019 to satisfy her physiological development and look for the qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year.   Her...

Alegna Gonzalez (MEX) will not compete in Pan American Games in Lima
21/03/2019 - Cassino (ITA): Sunday the 20km Italian Championships

Cassino (ITA): Sunday the 20km Italian Championships Sunday, March 24th Cassino (ITA) will host the Italian Championship of the 20km road walk.   In total there will be 227 participants, including 34 men and 21 women for the 20 km senior and promises. The juniors will be engaged on the distance o...

Cassino (ITA): Sunday the 20km Italian Championships
21/03/2019 - Australia (AUS): The selection to Doha 2019 is decided

Australia (AUS): The selection to Doha 2019 is decided The Doha World Championships are still far away, but the selections are already underway.   Australia is one of the nations that have already set the first athletes to participate and are: Dane Bird-Smith (20km men); Katie Hayward and Jemima Mo...

Australia (AUS): The selection to Doha 2019 is decided
20/03/2019 - Dudince (SVK): Saturday the 38th edition of 50km

Dudince (SVK): Saturday the 38th edition of 50km Saturday, March 23, 2019 the 2019 edition of the Dudinská päťdesiatka returns to talk about race walking, one of the few international classic 50km left alive, and a race that every year reserves hints of interest for the walkers and for...

Dudince (SVK): Saturday the 38th edition of 50km
19/03/2019 - Epinal (FRA): Great mark by Yohann Diniz (FRA) on 35km

Epinal (FRA): Great mark by Yohann Diniz (FRA) on 35km On Sunday, the French National Championships were also held in France. They hosted Epinal, city halfway between Nancy (FRA) and Basel (SUI) with the following program - 50km and 35km men and women: 8.00 - 20km men: 8:15am - 20km women: 10:15 am &nbs...

Epinal (FRA): Great mark by Yohann Diniz (FRA) on 35km
18/03/2019 - Tustin (USA): victories of Tom Bosworth (GBR) and Rachel Seaman (USA)

Tustin (USA): victories of Tom Bosworth (GBR) and Rachel Seaman (USA) On Sunday 17 March 2019 the 20km race walk championships were also valid as Trials for the Pan-American Cup.   The usual participation of US athletes this time was joined by Tom Bosworth (GBR), Evan Dunfee (CAN) and Andreas Gustafsson (USA). &n...

Tustin (USA): victories of Tom Bosworth (GBR) and Rachel Seaman (USA)
17/03/2019 - Nomi (JPN): Toshikazu Yamanishi (JPN - 1:17:15) and Ma Zhenxia (CHN - 1:28:28) are the winners of 20km Asian Championships

Nomi (JPN): Toshikazu Yamanishi (JPN - 1:17:15) and Ma Zhenxia (CHN - 1:28:28) are the winners of 20km Asian Championships   A fairly cold morning (at the start it was only 3° Celsius) with an annoying drizzle and an equally annoying wind spoiled the races:           20km Asian Championships     20km men   We had alr...

Nomi (JPN): Toshikazu Yamanishi (JPN - 1:17:15) and Ma Zhenxia (CHN - 1:28:28) are the winners of 20km Asian Championships
17/03/2019 - Oropesa del Mar (ESP): Victories of Miguel Angel Lopez and Maria Perez

Oropesa del Mar (ESP): Victories of Miguel Angel Lopez and Maria Perez A beautiful day in Oropesa del Mar in the Valencia community in Spain hosted the 2019 edition of the 20km Spanish Championship.     20km men   The favorites of the race, Diego Garcia (ESP), Alvaro Martin (ESP), Alberto Amezcua (ESP) a...

Oropesa del Mar (ESP): Victories of Miguel Angel Lopez and Maria Perez
17/03/2019 - Lugano (SUI): Victories of Marius Ziukas (LTU) and Eleonora Anna Giorgi (ITA)

Lugano (SUI): Victories of Marius Ziukas (LTU) and Eleonora Anna Giorgi (ITA)   The third important race of the day was the 16th edition of the Mario Albisetti Memorial in Lugano. Certainly the numbers were not up to the Spanish Championships, let alone the Asian and All Japan ones, but the European calendar is so dense ...

Lugano (SUI): Victories of Marius Ziukas (LTU) and Eleonora Anna Giorgi (ITA)
15/03/2019 - Sucua (ECU): Ecuador's race walk championships

Sucua (ECU): Ecuador's race walk championships Saturday March 9, 2019 Sucua (ECU) hosted the Ecuadorian walking championship for the fifth time in a row.   With delegations from fifteen provinces and a hundred athletes from all over the country, many of whom are known in South America and a...

Sucua (ECU): Ecuador
14/03/2019 - Duitama Boyaca (COL): José Leonardo Montana, Jhon Alexander Castaneda Angulo and Sandra Viviana Galvis Gomez won Colombian Championshps

Duitama Boyaca (COL): José Leonardo Montana, Jhon Alexander Castaneda Angulo and Sandra Viviana Galvis Gomez won Colombian Championshps Last Saturday was the opportunity for the Athletic Federation of Colombia to honor a well-known soldier who died on January 21st, 2012: Fernando Rozo.   The occasion was offered by the celebration of the 200 years of activity of the Colombian n...

Duitama Boyaca (COL): José Leonardo Montana, Jhon Alexander Castaneda Angulo and Sandra Viviana Galvis Gomez won Colombian Championshps
14/03/2019 - Arequipa (PER): Kimberly Garcia and César Rodríguez National Champions of Perù in 20km

Arequipa (PER): Kimberly Garcia and César Rodríguez National Champions of Perù in 20km The National Championships of Peru were held on Sunday March 10, in Arequipa (PER).   Arequipa is a city in southern Peru located at an altitude similar to that of Mexico City (2,300m above sea level). Some athletes from Bolivia also participat...

Arequipa (PER): Kimberly Garcia and César Rodríguez National Champions of Perù in 20km
14/03/2019 - Oropesa de Mar (ESP): LXXI Spanish Championship of 20km

Oropesa de Mar (ESP): LXXI Spanish Championship of 20km The third important race on Sunday March 17, is the LXXI Spanish Championship of 20km which will take place in Oropesa de Mar about sixty kilometers north of Valencia in Spain.   Together with the Spanish Championship will also take place the e...

Oropesa de Mar (ESP): LXXI Spanish Championship of 20km
13/03/2019 - Lugano (SUI): Sunday the 16th Memorial Mario Albisetti

Lugano (SUI): Sunday the 16th Memorial Mario Albisetti Sunday, March 17th will be a great day for the world race walk.   We will start when it will still be night in Europe with the 20km Asian Championships in Nomi (JPN) of which we have already made the presentation. In the European morning, the 1...

Lugano (SUI): Sunday the 16th Memorial Mario Albisetti
12/03/2019 - Nomi (JPN): Sunday the 20km Asian Championships and the University championships of Japan

Nomi (JPN): Sunday the 20km Asian Championships and the University championships of Japan Sunday, March 17, 2018, the 43rd Asian Championships of 20km will be held in Nomi (JPN).   The annual competition will see the representatives of fifteen countries in the men's category and 12 countries in the women's category confront ...

Nomi (JPN): Sunday the 20km Asian Championships and the University championships of Japan
11/03/2019 - IAAF Council decisions

IAAF Council decisions (from the IAAF web-site)   The IAAF Council agreed in principle with the Race Walking Committee’s proposal to change the competition programme for race walking in order to protect and promote the discipline in major international champion...

IAAF Council decisions
11/03/2019 - How much is the record of Liu Hong in the history of athletics

How much is the record of Liu Hong in the history of athletics How much is worth in the women's athletics the prestigious world record that yesterday Liu Hong obtained in Huangshan (CHN) in the 50km race walk breaking down the barrier of 4:00:00 hours and setting it at 3:59:15.   The tables in use at t...

How much is the record of Liu Hong in the history of athletics
10/03/2019 - Huangshan (CHN): 30km U20 and two U18 events

Huangshan (CHN): 30km U20 and two U18 events The last three races of the two days of Huangshan are the 30km U20 men, the 10km U18 boys and the 5km U18 girls.     30km U20 men   At the start of present in 33, but what really surprises is that among the starters there are also ath...

Huangshan (CHN): 30km U20 and two U18 events
10/03/2019 - Huangshan (CHN): the 20km are won by Wang Kaihua (1:19:01) and Qieyang Shenjie (1:25:37)

Huangshan (CHN): the 20km are won by Wang Kaihua (1:19:01) and Qieyang Shenjie (1:25:37)   The second day of the Grand Prix of Huangshan (CHN) opens with 20km of men, to which follows the 20 km of women.     20km men   There are in 121 at the starting line. With numbers like this, which is the result of a race, it is...

Huangshan (CHN): the 20km are won by Wang Kaihua (1:19:01) and Qieyang Shenjie (1:25:37)
09/03/2019 - Huangshan (CHN): Liu Hong makes the history - 50km in 3:59:15

Huangshan (CHN): Liu Hong makes the history - 50km in 3:59:15 Perhaps the IAAF Council will decide tomorrow to propose to the IOC the 30km instead of 50km, but today is a historic day that gives a sense of sport: citius, altius, fortius. The best answer the athletes can give.   On the other hand we had co...

Huangshan (CHN): Liu Hong makes the history - 50km in 3:59:15
09/03/2019 - Huangshan (CHN): great results in 50km men; victory to Wang Qin in 3:38:02

Huangshan (CHN): great results in 50km men; victory to Wang Qin in 3:38:02   The morning of Huangshan (CHN) ideal for walking (7° on departure and 11° on arrival, always under a light rain) not only has reserved a long-awaited record of the historical world in the 50km women, but also of great perfor...

Huangshan (CHN): great results in 50km men; victory to Wang Qin in 3:38:02
09/03/2019 - Huangshan (CHN): U20 races

Huangshan (CHN): U20 races The program of the first day at Huangshan (CHN) also included the two 10km for the U20 at the following hours:   14.30: 10km U20 men 15.30: 10km U20 women     10km U20 road walk men   All the entered athletes of the eve show up a...

Huangshan (CHN): U20 races
08/03/2019 - Melbourne (AUS): Karlstrom obtains the new Swedish record on 5.000m track walk (18:32.56)

Melbourne (AUS): Karlstrom obtains the new Swedish record on 5.000m track walk  (18:32.56) Today the AV Coles State T&F Chanpionships have started in Melbourne (AUS) at Lakeside Stadium.   Today's evening session was also dedicated to walking races. As usual in Australia, the walking events are open and therefore also to athl...

Melbourne (AUS): Karlstrom obtains the new Swedish record on 5.000m track walk  (18:32.56)
07/03/2019 - Huangshan (CHN): great wait for the 50km women

Huangshan (CHN): great wait for the 50km women In Huangshan, a city in the Anhui province of eastern China, famous for its scenic beauty where the Huangshan mountains are located, which in 1990 were included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Saturday and Sunday will take place the trad...

Huangshan (CHN): great wait for the 50km women
06/03/2019 - Minsk (BLR): Pedro Conesa (ESP) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR) won the international match

Minsk (BLR): Pedro Conesa (ESP) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR) won the international match The last weekend of February saw in Misk (BLR) the dispute of an international U20 meeting between: Belarus, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, and some Autorized neutral Athlete.   Both the men&...

Minsk (BLR): Pedro Conesa (ESP) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR) won the international match
05/03/2019 - Halle (GER): Christopher Linke and Teresa Zurek German indoor champions

Halle (GER): Christopher Linke and Teresa Zurek German indoor champions On Friday, March 1st 2019, the Master Championships of Germany were held as Halle (GER).   As usual, these Championships are matched with walking events valid for the Indoor Absolute Champion title of Germany.     5.000m indoor walk m...

Halle (GER): Christopher Linke and Teresa Zurek German indoor champions
03/03/2019 - Izmir (TUR): Salih Korkmaz (TUR) and Ayse Tekdal (TUR) won the 20km of Turkish Championships

Izmir (TUR):  Salih Korkmaz (TUR) and Ayse Tekdal (TUR) won the 20km of Turkish Championships This morning in Izmir Inciralti (TUR) the 20km and 35km Turkey championships were held with races on the 10km for U20 and U18.   For the first time in Turkey she was invited to judge an international jury of three judges in order to make the ma...

Izmir (TUR):  Salih Korkmaz (TUR) and Ayse Tekdal (TUR) won the 20km of Turkish Championships
02/03/2019 - Ancona (ITA): Orsoni and Lacatus won in ITA-FRA match

Ancona (ITA): Orsoni and Lacatus won in ITA-FRA match Two beautiful walking events  were held at the Palaindor of Ancona, which hosted the international ITA-FRA match.   5.000m indoor walk men   The longest race of the day ends in the sprint. In 5000 walk Riccardo Orsoni place a formidab...

Ancona (ITA): Orsoni and Lacatus won in ITA-FRA match
01/03/2019 - China - Zhang Lin banned two years positive to clostebol

China - Zhang Lin banned two years positive to clostebol In the last February release on the doping violations of the Athletics Integrity Unit, along with the disqualification of the Ukrainian Dmytrenko there was also another walker: the Chinese Zhang Lin.   The Chinese athlete has been suspended due...

China - Zhang Lin banned two years positive to clostebol
28/02/2019 - Ruslan Dmytrenko (UKR) disqualified for doping until 4.5.2020; canceled the results from 14.8.2009 to 3.8.2012

Ruslan Dmytrenko (UKR) disqualified for doping until 4.5.2020; canceled the results from 14.8.2009 to 3.8.2012 In the February 2019 report, issued yesterday Feb. 27, 2019, the IAAF Athletics Integrity Unit published an additional list of athletes subject to disqualification for doping events.     Among them we find the final decision of the case of...

Ruslan Dmytrenko (UKR) disqualified for doping until 4.5.2020; canceled the results from 14.8.2009 to 3.8.2012
27/02/2019 - Ancona (ITA): Saturday March 2, ITA-FRA U20

Ancona (ITA): Saturday March 2,  ITA-FRA U20 On Saturday 2 March 2019 the traditional triangular U20 meeting between ITA-FRA-GER will take place at the Palaindoor in Ancona.   Unfortunately, this year Germany, it would seem for budget problems, will not be present at the meeting, which wi...

Ancona (ITA): Saturday March 2,  ITA-FRA U20
27/02/2019 - Guatemala City (GUA): The 7th race walking championships of Centro-America

Guatemala City (GUA): The 7th race walking championships of Centro-America On Sunday, the 7th Central American Championships of March were held in Guatemala City. Below the most important results.     20km women   Victory for Maritza Rafaela Poncio (GUA) in 1:39:13 Second place for Yasury Betzaida Palacios S...

Guatemala City (GUA): The 7th race walking championships of Centro-America
26/02/2019 - Eiki Takahashi and Raquel Gonzalez athletes of the month of february 2019

Eiki Takahashi and Raquel Gonzalez athletes of the month of february 2019 Usually the month of February is a month in which the indoor activity is the king, and even so it was in 2019.   Also this year the road activity has had during its February peaks of interest.   It started with the Australian and Oceania C...

Eiki Takahashi and Raquel Gonzalez athletes of the month of february 2019
20/02/2019 - Torun (POL): Agnieszka Szwarnog and Dawid Tomala new Polish indoor champions

Torun (POL): Agnieszka Szwarnog and Dawid Tomala new Polish indoor champions Last weekend also in Poland the Indoor National Championships took place.   The city that hosted them was Torun, the beautiful city on the Vistula river that saw the birth (1.501) of Nicolaus Copernicus, great Polish astronomer and mathematicia...

Torun (POL): Agnieszka Szwarnog and Dawid Tomala new Polish indoor champions
19/02/2019 - Sochi (RUS): The usual great time of Elena Lashmanova (1:24:31) and the victory of Vasily Mizinov - Klavdiya Afanasyeva on 35km: 2:38:24

Sochi (RUS): The usual great time of Elena Lashmanova (1:24:31) and the victory of Vasily Mizinov - Klavdiya Afanasyeva on 35km: 2:38:24   This weekend was not only competing in the indoor and in Kobe (JPN) for the Japanese Championships.   Also in Russia, as usual in Sochi, the traditional Russian winter championships took place on the race track from 17 to 18 February. &n...

Sochi (RUS): The usual great time of Elena Lashmanova (1:24:31) and the victory of Vasily Mizinov - Klavdiya Afanasyeva on 35km: 2:38:24
19/02/2019 - Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): The crisis on race walking in major competitions

Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): The crisis on race walking in major competitions We received a long and interesting analysis of the moment of race walking from Koji Hoga Miura (JPN), with particular attention to the debate about 50km.   Koji Hoga Miura is a well-known biomechanical of Japan who collaborates with the team of...

Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): The crisis on race walking in major competitions
18/02/2019 - Miramas (FRA): Gabriel Bordier et Clemence Beretta indoor champions of France - Updated Indoor list of season 2018/2019

Miramas (FRA): Gabriel Bordier et Clemence Beretta indoor champions of France - Updated Indoor list of season 2018/2019 Indoor Championships also on the weekend in France at Miramas Metropole.     3.000m indoor women   Victory for Clemence Beretta (FRA) in 12:58.35 Second place for Marine Quennehen (FRA) in 13:17.84 Third place for Loanie Cellard (FRA)...

Miramas (FRA): Gabriel Bordier et Clemence Beretta indoor champions of France - Updated Indoor list of season 2018/2019
18/02/2019 - Bragança Paulista (BRA): Viviane Santana Lyra and Claudio Richardson Vitoria Campelo dos Santos win the 50km of the Brazil Cup

Bragança Paulista (BRA): Viviane Santana Lyra and Claudio Richardson Vitoria Campelo dos Santos win the 50km of the Brazil Cup Bragança Paulista has hosted the Brazil Cup of 50km of race walk at a time unthinkable for Europeans. The departure was given at 6.30 for men and 6.45 for women, but what helped the athletes a little was the deadline for the summer time at mi...

Bragança Paulista (BRA): Viviane Santana Lyra and Claudio Richardson Vitoria Campelo dos Santos win the 50km of the Brazil Cup
18/02/2019 - Chennai (IND): Indian national Championships, selection to Doha

Chennai (IND): Indian national Championships, selection to Doha Chennai (IND) hosted the Indian Road Walk Championships.   The numbers of the participating athletes are decidedly high, not at the levels of those of Japan and China, but certainly of interest. Two days of competition: the first (16 February) ...

Chennai (IND): Indian national Championships, selection to Doha
17/02/2019 - Kobe (JPN): Takahashi and Okaga Japan Champions; Liu Hong (1:27:56)

Kobe (JPN): Takahashi and Okaga Japan Champions; Liu Hong (1:27:56)   Ideal day for walkers in Kobe, where on the traditional Rokko Island route the 102nd edition of the Japan Championship of Marcia took place on 20km.     20km men   Immediately take the lead Isamu Fujisawa (JPN), Koki ...

Kobe (JPN): Takahashi and Okaga Japan Champions; Liu Hong (1:27:56)
17/02/2019 - Siauliai (LTU): great performance of Brigita Virbalyte-Dimsiene in 3.000indoor, Marius Žiukas wins in men

Siauliai (LTU): great performance of Brigita Virbalyte-Dimsiene in 3.000indoor,  Marius Žiukas wins in men The national indoor athletics championships took place on the completely renovated indoor track of the city of Siauliai, in northern Lithuania, on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 February 2019.   The two race walking events (men's 5,000m and wome...

Siauliai (LTU): great performance of Brigita Virbalyte-Dimsiene in 3.000indoor,  Marius Žiukas wins in men
16/02/2019 - Ancona (ITA) - Italian Indoor Championships: victories of Antonella Palmisano and Francesco Fortunato with world-wide marks

Ancona (ITA) - Italian Indoor Championships: victories of Antonella Palmisano and Francesco Fortunato with world-wide marks The first day of the Italian Indoor Championships in Ancona reserves, as usual, the two walk events.     3.000m. indoor walk women   It is already clear, but it will be better understood in men, how much these championships have been ...

Ancona (ITA) - Italian Indoor Championships: victories of Antonella Palmisano and Francesco Fortunato with world-wide marks
14/02/2019 - The former Slovenian walker Milan Balek, who holds all race walking records of Slovenia, died

The former Slovenian walker Milan Balek, who holds all race walking records of Slovenia, died A sad news upsets the world of Slovenia's race walk     On Monday February 11th 2019 died one of the greatest Yugoslav and Slovenian walkers Milan Balek (SLO) current holder of all Slovenian national race walking records: - 10.000m (42...

The former Slovenian walker Milan Balek, who holds all race walking records of Slovenia, died
13/02/2019 - Ancona (ITA) - Italian Indoor Championships: an undertone presence

Ancona (ITA) - Italian Indoor Championships: an undertone presence Saturday 16 February 2019 will take place in Ancona (ITA) the first day of the Italian Indoor Championships in athletics, with the two walking races that are scheduled: - at 14:55: 3.000m indoor walk women - at 15:15: 5.000m indoor walk men   &...

Ancona (ITA) - Italian Indoor Championships: an undertone presence
12/02/2019 - Birmingham (GBR): Tom Bosworth e Heater Lewis are the winner of Spar British Athletics Indoor Championships

Birmingham (GBR): Tom Bosworth e Heater Lewis are the winner of Spar British Athletics Indoor Championships Birmingham (GBR) hosted the Spar British Athletics Indoor Championships on Sunday, 10 February 2019.   The walking events were held at the Birmingham Arena; the distances were that of 5,000m. indoor for men and also for women, who instead usual...

Birmingham (GBR): Tom Bosworth e Heater Lewis are the winner of Spar British Athletics Indoor Championships
11/02/2019 - El Vendrell (ESP): Marc Tur and Raquel Gonzalez Spanish champions of 50km

El Vendrell (ESP): Marc Tur and Raquel Gonzalez Spanish champions of 50km El Vendrell in Catalonia hosted yesterday the championship of Spain of the 50km reached the 87th edition.   Alongside some races for the U20 and U18 on the 10km as well as for the Masters (Master Championship of 20km) and for the U16.   &n...

El Vendrell (ESP): Marc Tur and Raquel Gonzalez Spanish champions of 50km
11/02/2019 - Pombal (POR): Ana Cabecinha (9 times) and Joao Vieira (19 times) Indoor Champions of Portugal

Pombal (POR): Ana Cabecinha (9 times) and Joao Vieira (19 times) Indoor Champions of Portugal On Saturday 9 February, also in Portugal, the Indoor Championships took place with the two usual walking events on the distance of 5.000m indoor for men and 3.000m indoor for women.     3.000m indoor women   The 34 year-old Ana Cabeci...

Pombal (POR): Ana Cabecinha (9 times) and Joao Vieira (19 times) Indoor Champions of Portugal
10/02/2019 - Adelaide (AUS): Perseus Karlstrom and Sandra Arenas won the Oceania Open

Adelaide (AUS): Perseus Karlstrom and Sandra Arenas won the Oceania Open With the large international contingent of walkers coming off the AIS based Supernova camp in Canberra last month, the 20km fields were large and of high quality. Overall, 14 women and 34 men had entered the Oceania and Australian Open 20km Summer C...

Adelaide (AUS): Perseus Karlstrom and Sandra Arenas won the Oceania Open
09/02/2019 - Pireaus (GRE) - Greek Indoor Championships, victories of Panagiota Tsinopoulou and Alexandros Papamichail

Pireaus (GRE) - Greek Indoor Championships, victories of Panagiota Tsinopoulou and Alexandros Papamichail Saturday at the  indoor palace  “Peace  & Friendship” in  Pireaus took place the  Greek   Indoor Championship; race walking events were as usual  5000m race walk men and the  3000m ra...

Pireaus (GRE) - Greek Indoor Championships, victories of Panagiota Tsinopoulou and Alexandros Papamichail
09/02/2019 - Ancona (ITA): Italian U18 Championships - victories of Martina Casiraghi and Emiliano Brigante

Ancona (ITA): Italian  U18 Championships - victories of Martina Casiraghi and Emiliano Brigante The two walking races of the U18 Italian Championships see, as already said during the presentation, a very interesting number of athletes at the start.   3.000m. indoor walk women     The women are divided into two timed sessions. &n...

Ancona (ITA): Italian  U18 Championships - victories of Martina Casiraghi and Emiliano Brigante
08/02/2019 - Adelaide (AUS): Oceania 20km open Championships - Karlstrom and Arenas favorites

Adelaide (AUS): Oceania 20km open Championships -  Karlstrom and Arenas favorites The Oceania 20km Racewalking Championships will take place in Adelaide, Australia this weekend. With 3 Oceania Federations represented plus several other stellar walkers from all around the world. This kicks off the IAAF Racewalking season. The Wome...

Adelaide (AUS): Oceania 20km open Championships -  Karlstrom and Arenas favorites
08/02/2019 - IAAF Press Release

IAAF Press Release We copy and paste the press release of IAAF containing the Race Walking Committee statement about the future competition programme and introduction of the electronical insoles as well the IAAF Press release (below) highlighting the proposals taken d...

IAAF Press Release
08/02/2019 - Doping (RUS): Anisya Kornikova-Kirdyapkina banned from Jul. 27, 2017 to Jul. 26, 2020

Doping (RUS): Anisya Kornikova-Kirdyapkina banned from Jul. 27, 2017 to Jul. 26, 2020 On the basis of the values ​​of the biological passport that presented considerable variations in blood, the IAAF had started a procedure against some athletes in Russia (12).   The Court Arbitration of Sport has now disqualified another Russia...

Doping (RUS): Anisya Kornikova-Kirdyapkina banned from Jul. 27, 2017 to Jul. 26, 2020
07/02/2019 - Ancona (ITA) next Saturday the Indoor Italian U18 Championships

Ancona (ITA) next Saturday the Indoor Italian U18 Championships From time to time we too of Marcia dal Mondo have always been very critical with the movement of the race walk in Italy, we have to change our mind and look positively.   It should happen next Saturday when the Italian U18 Championships will ta...

Ancona (ITA) next Saturday the Indoor Italian U18 Championships
06/02/2019 - Kobe 2019: the farewell of Tanii and the come back of Liu Hong

Kobe 2019: the farewell of Tanii and the come back of Liu Hong Sunday, February 17 great participation in Kobe for the National Championships of Japan on 20km.   At the end of the entries the number of entered athletes is impressive: - 20km men: 109 athletes - 20km women: 50 athletes - 10km U20 men: 122 at...

Kobe 2019: the farewell of Tanii and the come back of Liu Hong
05/02/2019 - Rennes (FRA): French Championships U20 and U23

Rennes (FRA): French Championships U20 and U23 As happened in Italy in Ancona in the same day in France in Rennes the same championships were held U20 and U23.   5.000m indoor walk U23 men   Victory for Gabriel Bordier (FRA) in 18:51.73 with a new record U23 of France (previous of 19:0...

Rennes (FRA): French Championships U20 and U23
03/02/2019 - Kunming (CHN): race test of other Chinese athletes

Kunming (CHN): race test of other Chinese athletes On the morning of February 2, two days before the Chinese New Year, about 120 walkers from eight provinces took a group test in Chenggong, Kunming.  Kunming has a mild winter climate, and with an altitude of 1900m, most of China's walkers c...

Kunming (CHN): race test of other Chinese athletes
02/02/2019 - Ancona: Italian Indoor Championships U20 and U23

Ancona: Italian Indoor Championships U20 and U23 The Italian U20 and U23 Indoor Championships are being held in Ancona (ITA) with the four running races that took place every Saturday afternoon.     5.000m indoor walk U23 men   Only eight athletes at the start. Giacomo Brandi (ITA) ...

Ancona: Italian Indoor Championships U20 and U23
31/01/2019 - San Lorenzo al Mare (ITA): still race tests on 15 km and 40km

San Lorenzo al Mare (ITA): still race tests on 15 km and 40km After the first tests of last week today the Chinese group in San Lorenzo rally has finished the work on the west Ligurian Riviera with a second competitive test as we announced in our news of January 26, 2019 ( click here )   The athletes who ...

San Lorenzo al Mare (ITA): still race tests on 15 km and 40km
30/01/2019 - Perseus Karlstrom and Claire Tallent athletes of the month of January 2019

Perseus Karlstrom and Claire Tallent athletes of the month of January 2019 Let's start the season 2019 with the usual choices of the best athlete of the month. This year Marcia dal Mondo has proceeded by setting the following posts that will be taken as nominations among which we will choose the athlete of the month: -...

Perseus Karlstrom and Claire Tallent athletes of the month of January 2019
29/01/2019 - Two sleepless nights and a cry of alarm

Two sleepless nights and a cry of alarm It was a Monday morning more than three months ago (October 22, 2018) and someone that night did not sleep too quietly.   The day before in that of Reggio Emilia, where the Italian Championship of 50km road walk was held (along with other corol...

Two sleepless nights and a cry of alarm
29/01/2019 - Santee, CA (USA): Claire Tallent's brilliant victory in women; David Velasquez (ECU) wins in men

Santee, CA (USA): Claire Tallent's brilliant victory in women; David Velasquez (ECU) wins in men On Saturday, January 26, also in Santee, California (USA), the National Championships of the 50km race took place.   As usual the US race is open and there has been a good participation of foreign athletes. At the start of the 50km 36 athletes ...

Santee, CA (USA): Claire Tallent
28/01/2019 - Bratislava (SVK): Alex Wright (IRL) and Maria Czakova (SVK) won ELAN Meeting ELAN

Bratislava (SVK): Alex Wright (IRL) and Maria Czakova (SVK) won ELAN Meeting ELAN Not only long distances this Sunday, but also Indoor meetings. In Bratislava it was the turn of the classic Elan Meeting now in its 18th edition.     5.000m indoor men   Matej Tóth was absent, still suffering from some muscular...

Bratislava (SVK): Alex Wright (IRL) and Maria Czakova (SVK) won ELAN Meeting ELAN
28/01/2019 - And if the dream came true ?

And if the dream came true ? A crackling month end for the 50km race walk that of January 2019.   The first news that has shaken the world panorama of race walk was once again that perhaps in a tomorrow not so far (the years pass unfortunately too quickly not to notice) th...

And if the dream came true ?
28/01/2019 - Canberra Track Classic (AUS): victories of Perseus Karstrom and Sandra Arenas - Australian record U20 of Katie Hayward

Canberra Track Classic (AUS): victories of Perseus Karstrom and Sandra Arenas - Australian record U20 of Katie Hayward On the other side of the World in Australia at Canberra in the AIS Athletics Facility stadium was held the 2019 edition of the Canberra Track Classic.   A 10,000m track walk was held as part of the annual Canberra Track Classic meet on Monday 2...

Canberra Track Classic (AUS): victories of Perseus Karstrom and Sandra Arenas - Australian record U20 of Katie Hayward
27/01/2019 - Gioiosa Marea (ITA) - great result of Eleonora Giorgi on 35km (2:45:21) - Antonelli Italian Champion on 50km

Gioiosa Marea (ITA) - great result of Eleonora Giorgi on 35km (2:45:21) - Antonelli Italian Champion on 50km Day dedicated to race walk in Gioiosa Marea, in memory of Anna Rita Sidoti.   50km (and 35km) men   Departure at 8:00 for the Italian Championship of 50km road walk which also included an intermediate stop-mark at 35km. This second solutio...

Gioiosa Marea (ITA) - great result of Eleonora Giorgi on 35km (2:45:21) - Antonelli Italian Champion on 50km
26/01/2019 - San Lorenzo al Mare (ITA): great race test on 35km of Qieyang Shenjie (2:45:15)

San Lorenzo al Mare (ITA): great race test on 35km of Qieyang Shenjie (2:45:15) Like every year, the group of Chinese trained in Saluzzo, in January moved to San Lorenzo al Mare (Imperia) to escape the cold of the Cuneo countryside and train on the cycle track at 15 degrees of the Riviera di Ponente.   The group arrived in...

San Lorenzo al Mare (ITA): great race test on 35km of Qieyang Shenjie (2:45:15)
24/01/2019 - IAAF Race Walking Committee document

IAAF Race Walking Committee document On 10 January the IAAF Race Walking Committee sent a document to the federations requesting an opinion on a series of proposals with the aim of arriving at the next Walking Committee with the specific comfort of the federations and race walking peop...

IAAF Race Walking Committee document
23/01/2019 - Gioiosa Marea (ITA): Italian Championships of 50km

Gioiosa Marea (ITA): Italian Championships of 50km On Sunday 27th January the 50km Italian Championships will take place in Gioiosa Marea (Messina) with an intermediate finish at 35km and a series of side events for senior, U20 and U18.   This is certainly the best way to remember, in her city,...

Gioiosa Marea (ITA): Italian Championships of 50km
21/01/2019 - Marathonas (GRE): Greek Championships of 50km

Marathonas (GRE): Greek Championships of 50km Sunday 20 January 2019 at the Olympic Rowing Center of Schinias in Marathon (GRE) which is located a few steps from the departure of the Athens Authentic Marathon, the 50km Greek Championships took place with some side events valid for the seventh e...

Marathonas (GRE): Greek Championships of 50km
19/01/2019 - Kiev (UKR): special wedding celebrations for Ivan Losev and Inna Kashina

Kiev (UKR): special wedding celebrations for Ivan Losev and Inna Kashina The Orthodox Christian Church celebrates Christmas according to the Julian Calendar on January 6 (Epiphany).   The following week in Ukraine in Kiev took place an Indoor Meeting of athletics reached its XXIV Edition called "Meeting of Begi...

Kiev (UKR): special wedding celebrations for Ivan Losev and Inna Kashina
17/01/2019 - Burjassot (ESP): victories of Amanda Cano and Miguel Ángel López

Burjassot (ESP): victories of Amanda Cano and Miguel Ángel López Burjassot, in the Valencian Community, hosted the Road Walking Championships of Valencia and Murcia on Saturday, 12 January 2019, in conjunction with the dispute of the VIII Grand Prix "City of Burjassot" and the fifth edition of the "...

Burjassot (ESP): victories of Amanda Cano and Miguel Ángel López
16/01/2019 - Vasylyna Vitovshchyk (UKR) suspended due to positivity at doping test

Vasylyna Vitovshchyk (UKR) suspended due to positivity at doping test Even the shadows of doping on race walking in recent times, unfortunately, has often jumped into the limelight for these infractions.     We are talking about Ukraine that only in 2018 had to deal with four other suspensions of top athlete...

Vasylyna Vitovshchyk (UKR) suspended due to positivity at doping test
14/01/2019 - Istanbul (TUR): great results of Salih Korkmaz (TUR), Selman Ilhan (TUR), Mustafa Tekdal (TUR) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR)

Istanbul (TUR): great results of Salih Korkmaz (TUR), Selman Ilhan (TUR), Mustafa Tekdal (TUR) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR) Yesterday took place in Istanbul (TUR) the Indoor Race Walking Championships sponsored by SportToto which also gives its name to the indoor facility.   About ninety walkers who participated in walking events and among them the most important na...

Istanbul (TUR): great results of Salih Korkmaz (TUR), Selman Ilhan (TUR), Mustafa Tekdal (TUR) and Meryem Bekmez (TUR)
13/01/2019 - Sheffield (GBR): Cameron Corbishley won UK Indoor in 11:54.83, in women victory of Madeline Shott

Sheffield (GBR): Cameron Corbishley won UK Indoor in 11:54.83, in women victory of Madeline Shott On January 6,  2019 the England Indoor Championships organized by the UK Athletics took place in Sheffield (GBR). An oval that for years has hosted the main indoor races of Great Britain.   As often happens in England the local indoor cham...

Sheffield (GBR): Cameron Corbishley won UK Indoor in 11:54.83, in women victory of Madeline Shott
13/01/2019 - Porto de Mos (POR): Joao Vieira wins 35 and 50km, Sandra Silva (50km women) and Mara Ribeiro (35km women)

Porto de Mos (POR): Joao Vieira wins 35 and 50km, Sandra Silva (50km women) and Mara Ribeiro (35km women) This morning the 50km Portugal Championships took place in Porto de Mos (POR) with an intermediate point at 35kkm.     50km men   Seven athletes at the start. Pretty quiet victory for Joao Vieira (POR) in 3:51:46. These are his split ...

Porto de Mos (POR): Joao Vieira wins 35 and 50km, Sandra Silva (50km women) and Mara Ribeiro (35km women)
12/01/2019 - Pierce O'Callaghan director of readiness for Doha 2019

Pierce O'Callaghan director of readiness for Doha 2019 Pierce O'Callaghan, a respected international race walking judge, has been appointed by the IAAF as director of readiness for the upcoming World Championships in Doha.  His role will include making sure key milestones between now and the ev...

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10/01/2019 - Porto de Mos (POR): the road walk championships of Portugal

Porto de Mos (POR): the road walk championships of Portugal The month of January as usual hosts in Portugal the National Road Walk Championship of 35km and 50km.   Also this year the Championship will be hosted in Porto de Mos, city in the region of Leiria, just over halfway between the famous Sanctuary...

Porto de Mos (POR): the road walk championships of Portugal
09/01/2019 - Canberra (AUS): 38:52.76 of Perseus Karlstrom on 10.000m track walk

Canberra (AUS): 38:52.76 of Perseus Karlstrom on 10.000m track walk Like every year in this period in Canberra at the Australian Institute of Sport the Supernova project is taking place now at its fourth edition. As usual, the project also includes some official track events in particular on the distance of 10,000m ...

Canberra (AUS): 38:52.76 of Perseus Karlstrom on 10.000m track walk
08/01/2019 - Banska Bystrica (SVK): victories of Dominik Cerny (SVK) and Viktoria Madarasz (HUN)

Banska Bystrica (SVK): victories of Dominik Cerny (SVK) and Viktoria Madarasz (HUN) On Friday 4 January, the indoor activity of 2019 was opened in Slovakia with the traditional race test dedicated to Matej Toth combined with the Slovak championships in the U20 category. In total a parterre of 56 walkers have competed in Banska Byst...

Banska Bystrica (SVK): victories of Dominik Cerny (SVK) and Viktoria Madarasz (HUN)
07/01/2019 - Nantes (FRA): Gabriel Bordier brokes the 5.000m indoor U23 record that resisted from 21 years

Nantes (FRA): Gabriel Bordier brokes the 5.000m indoor U23 record that resisted from 21 years When Anthony Gillet (FRA) had broken the U23 category record in the 5000m indoor walk (it was January 1998) with a mark of 19:33.42, Gabriel Bordier was a four-month-old. It took 21 years, the age of Gabriel, to see Antony Gillet's indoor record...

Nantes (FRA): Gabriel Bordier brokes the 5.000m indoor U23 record that resisted from 21 years
06/01/2019 - Esteban Soto (COL) loses the silver of Barranquilla for positivity to isometheptene

Esteban Soto (COL) loses the silver of Barranquilla for positivity to isometheptene In its December 2018 bulletin of the violation of doping, the IAAF Athletics Integrity Unit also includes Manuel Esteban Soto (COL).   However, the penalty is a minor sanction (2 months and one week) and the period of ineligibility start from S...

Esteban Soto (COL) loses the silver of Barranquilla for positivity to isometheptene
03/01/2019 - Rochester (USA): Nick Christie and Miranda Melville won USA indoor Championships

Rochester (USA): Nick Christie and Miranda Melville won USA indoor Championships In Rochester, USA, the USA 2018-2019 Indoor National Championships took place in one of the last 2018 races. The format is unusual for most European countries, but it is worth trying out. The athletes competed on two official distances: that of the ...

Rochester (USA): Nick Christie and Miranda Melville won USA indoor Championships
02/01/2019 - Aichi (JPN): victory of Yuki Yamazaki in 20km of New year's Day Walk, Aichi

Aichi (JPN): victory of Yuki Yamazaki in 20km of New year's Day Walk, Aichi This year, in addition to Tokyo, there was competition for the first race of the year also in Aichi, near Nagoya (JPN) which hosted the 50th edition of the New Year's Day Walk. In fact, an alternative albeit lower level to that of Tokyo near the...

Aichi (JPN): victory of Yuki Yamazaki in 20km of New year
01/01/2019 - Hong Kong (HKG): Liu Hong return racing and won 20km in 1:30:43

Hong Kong (HKG): Liu Hong return racing and won 20km in 1:30:43 The first day of 2019 from a few years also represents the moment of the first 50km of the season. The race takes place in a very scenic location: Seashore Path, Sunny Bay.  The Hong Kong Racewalking Association, led by the volcanic intern...

Hong Kong (HKG): Liu Hong return racing and won 20km in 1:30:43
01/01/2019 - Tokyo (JPN): Victories of Yuya Saganami and Kumiko Okada in 67th edition f New Year Race Walk Meeting

Tokyo (JPN): Victories of Yuya Saganami and Kumiko Okada in 67th edition f New Year Race Walk Meeting In the race to determine which was the first race of the year 2019 this year Tokyo for about ten minutes managed to give the start to the 20km of the men before the 50km start in Hong Kong.     20km Men   There were a hundred athletes...

Tokyo (JPN): Victories of Yuya Saganami and Kumiko Okada in 67th edition f New Year Race Walk Meeting