race walking


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race walking

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 when that leg is directly below the body.
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Understanding whether an actual pacing profile differs from the pre-programmed profile by the athlete and whether different levels of experience and performance influence the ability to execute a pre-established pacing strategy can provide insights into how pacing is regulated during race walking. Therefore, the objective of this study was to verify the agreement between pre-programmed and executed pacing during official 10- and 20-km race walking, as well as to verify whether prior experience and level of performance of the athletes influenced this relationship.
The success of MTR HONG KONG Race Walking 2013 was made possible by the generous support from partner organisations and sponsors Citizen Watches (HK) Limited, Marathon Sports, Bonaqua and Aquarius, Mugwort Body Wash, Lion Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited, Herbalgy Pharmaceutical Ltd., Mars Foods Incorporated SNICKERS, The Hong Kong Medical Association, Cable News and Huayi Brothers Times Culture Agency.
She added: "I feel the decision has set back race walking in this country in a big way.
"When I was 17 the following year I was due to do my national service in the army, and my father said 'why don't you have a go at race walking' and I did.
Her first competition was in April 2010, and by last summer she finished second in the 15 kilometers at the USA race walking championships after placing fourth in the 20K at the USA meet.
My doctors told me that in 10 years I would have to have knee replacement surgery, and 15 years later, here I am, still race walking every other week, no pain, no aftereffects, no sign of any surgery needed.
Matthews won the National Race Walking Association ten-miles title half-a-dozen times on the trot.
Race walking is defined as moving forward in a way that produces continuous contact with the ground.
Race walking, however, is by no means a laughing matter.
New Delhi [India], Feb 19 ( ANI ): The selection committee of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Monday declared the Indian 20km Race Walking team for the 21st Commonwealth Games starting from April 4 in Gold Coast, Australia.
TOM BOSWORTH, a man on a mission to popularise race walking, can do his campaign the world of good by winning a medal today.
He is aiming to achieve the Olympic mark of one hour 24 minutes at the Asian Race Walking Championships in Japan, slated for March.