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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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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.
Their challenge was to design and manufacture a re-hydration station for athletes that served a fresh supply of water to race walkers completing long distance events.
Matthews was considered one of the best 20k race walkers in the world heading into the 1960 games in Rome, but never placed in the event and later collapsed with heat exhaustion.
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.
A keen race walker in his youth, he quit the sport after being disqualified from a record-breaking time in which he was judged to have broken into a jog.
While walking of course, I thought of someone who could finally solve the riddle Sara-Jane Cattermole, a Commonwealth Games race walker and she's Scottish.
Captain Eastler, the United States' elite race walker, became the first American to qualify for the Olympic "A" standard time.