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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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female racewalkers could achieve the "A" standard, however, so only Trials champion Maria Michta was able to compete in London.
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A racewalker, by gosh, and he certainly did look funny (just as joggers caused onlookers to laugh 15 years ago).
She has also set 30 world records in her career and taken her place in the House of Lords as a ''people's peer'' Jo Jackson - Redcar's Olympic racewalker.
indoor champion Kellie Wells, and longtime racewalker and Olympic torch carrier Gary Morgan.
JO Jackson, Redcar's Olympic racewalker recorded a personal best at the Molly Barnet Open Road Walks and CAU Inter-counties event, in Coventry.
THE Athletics Annual Review (Athletics Weekly and International Athletics) has ranked Redcar's Olympic racewalker Jo Jackson both nationally and internationally.
In addition to Barnea, the 75-minute film (which can be viewed on Netflix and Amazon) spotlights a 91-year-old tennis player, octogenarian racewalkers and septuagenarian sprinters, weightlifters and boxers.
Data from the lowHH and lowHH+NHnight groups were compared to data collected in a former study, from matched control racewalkers (CON, n = 10) who lived and trained in Canberra (Australian Capital Territory) near sea level (600 m) (Saunders et al.