Gold medallist Alex Schwazer of Italy poses during the medal ceremony for the men’s 50km walk event of the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 22, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files REUTERS – ... Sportskeeda.com, 2 months ago
Matej Toth of Slovakia overhauled reigning champion Jared Tallent with a perfectly timed surge on the last circuit of the Rio road track on Friday to add the 50km walk Olympic title to the world crown he won last year. The 33-year-old journalist ...Bdnews24.com, 2 months ago Toth beats Tallent to gold in the 50km walk Times of Malta, 2 months ago Toth takes 50-km walk gold; Japan's protest earns Arai bronze Japan Today, 2 months ago UPDATE 1-Olympics-Athletics-Toth overhauls Tallent to win 50km walk gold Reuters UK, 2 months ago
The Olympic 50km walk is no ordinary event, as world record-holder Yohann Diniz showed during the men's race. The Frenchman's rollercoaster day on the hot tarmac in Rio provided a graphic illustration of the demands of the race, as he staggered ...Unlimited Magazine, 2 months ago Rio Olympics 2016: World record holder collapses when leading men's walk Unlimited Magazine, 2 months ago
Usain Bolt poses after winning the gold in the men's 200m sprint at the rio Olympic Stadium August 18, 2016. — Reuters pic RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 19 — Usain Bolt's final leg of his triple triple quest on his Olympic farewell is the undoubted ...Malay Mail, 2 months ago Bolt eyes 'triple-triple', Maracana hosts women's football final Bangkok Post, 2 months ago
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ATHLETICS: A significant slice of national track and field history beckons in Rio for Jared Tallent, Australia's modern-day master accumulator of major medals. A sore hamstring prompted the 35-year-old to ditch the 20km event earlier in the Games. ...NewsMail, 2 months ago Tallent chasing history in 50km walk (AAP) Yahoo! News Australia, 2 months ago
John Affleck , Pennsylvania State University While it was a huge sporting event in the United States in the years after the Civil War and was an early Olympic event, racewalking has been regarded for decades as something of a joke at least in ...San Francisco Chronicle, 2 months ago The Conversation US: Don't run (and don't laugh): The little-known history of racewalking Huffington Post, 2 months ago
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