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racewalking

(rās′wô′kĭng)
n.
The sport of walking for speed, the rules of which require the racer to maintain continual foot contact with the ground and to keep the supporting leg straight at the knee from first contact with the ground until that leg is directly below the upper body.

race′walk′ v.
race′walk′er n.
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It is very popular in some countries, such as Spain, Italy, China, Japan, Mexico, Guatemala, and Russia, where there is a tradition of race walkers. The emergence of world-class athletes has increased its popularity in countries, such as Kenya and Ethiopia, which have outstanding performers in this discipline (Carter et al., 2008; Vernillo et al, 2013).
I can't The experienced race walker, who broke the race walking world record over one mile at the 2017 Muller Anniversary Games in London, crossed the line at Cannon Hill parkrun in 20 minutes 50 seconds, with just 45 runners of the approximated 670 entrants finishing before him as indication of Bosworth's speed, with many an amateur runner shocked at Bosworth's top-speed.
Award winners were: Charlie Waddingham (swimming); Fleur O'Donohue (athletics), Leanne Gardner (swimming), Linda Casson (gymnastics), Michael Slater (rugby), Barry Ewington (athletics), Tom Brindley (cricket), Mick Tonks (bowls), Georgia Brown (netball), Emma Achurch (race walker), Douglas Stilgue (athlete), Emma Ricketts (sprint kayak), Hannah Rowley (archery), Charlie Waddingham (swimming), Jamie Black (swimming), David Broadbent Charlie Waddingham (swimming), Jamie Black -bent (swimming), Georgia Brown (netball), Abbie Forman (PSgure skating), Madeline Guise (gymnastics), Lauren Gurr (badminton), Harry Jones (sailing), Joe Lynch (swimming) and Damon Wong (badminton).
In the last race Walker's team sailed a brilliant leg to be first into Lisbon.
The judges were joined by retired Olympic race walker, Chris Haddocks, the only male athlete to ever have competed in five consecutive Olympics.
The race walker, now 77, is confident Great Britain has the talent within it's ranks to come away from their 'home fixture', as he puts it, with a number of medals, many of which he believes can be gold.
A noted race walker - he won a gold medal for England in the Commonwealth Games in Jamaica in 1966 - Wallwork expects to be back on the roads shortly after recovering from a recent illness.
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Summary: India race walker Rani Yadav has been named by the Commonwealth Games Federation as the third athlete to fail a drugs test in Delhi.
Also disqualified were German cyclist Stefan Schumacher, Croatian 800m runner Vanja Perisic, and Greek race walker Athanasia Tsoumeleka.
Race walker Anatoly Kukushkin, distance runner Anton Jarov, steeplechase runner Roman Usov and runner Julia Smirnova are the latest athletes punished by the Russian athletics federation, the International Association of Athletics Federations said via its website.
Chinese race walker and former Olympian Song Hongjuan has been handed a four-year ban after failing a dope test in February, according to the International Association of Athletics Federations.