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Yes, race walking is an Olympic sport. Here’s how it works.

Race walking is an incredible sport — it's time you understood it. Vox's Brian Resnick and Phil Edwards looked into race walking rules, race walking technique, and race walking form, and it turns out to be a fascinating Olympic sport. Follow Phil Edwards and Vox Almanac on Facebook for more:

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Rio Replay: Men's 20km Race Walk

Wang Zhen wins gold for China in the men's 20km race walk in Rio 2016.

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Racewalking - Basics

A simple first lesson on the technique used in racewalking. The coach does not explain the rules since this tends to inhibit beginners. Instead, they teach correct form. If the technique is acquired correctly, the athletes will be within the rules during races.

Women's 5000m Walk Final - Athletics - Singapore 2010 Youth Games

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Watch the women's final of the 5000m walk at the 2010 YOG in Singapore: gold - Clemente (ITA), silver - Mao (CHN), bronze - Leontyeva (RUS)

How to Racewalk

An introductory lesson on the technique used in the Olympic event of racewalking. The coach does not state the rules because this has been found to inhibit skill acquisition. If the technique is learned correctly, the athlete will be within the rules.

Tom Bosworth 1 mile world record 5.31.08 London Diamond League 2017

Tom Bosworth breaks the 1 mile race walk world record at the 2017 London Diamon League

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2019 Vic Champs: Open 5000m Walk

2019 Coles Victorian Track & Field Championships.
Friday 8 March 2019 at Lakeside Stadium, Melbourne.
Final of the Open 5000m Walk

2018 Vic Open Champs: Men 5km Walk

Final of the Men’s 5000m Racewalk
Held at Lakeside Stadium 2-4 March 2018.
Features Rhydian Cowley, Kyle Swan, Adam Garganis

Racewalking 7:30 per Km for beginners

Tori demonstrates correct form at 7 1/2 minutes per kilometer, a good speed for entry level racewalkers to attempt.

Correcting Flaws in Racewalking Technique

How to locate and correct flaws in racewalking technique. This video has advice for both coaches and athletes and is useful at all levels of ability -- beginner, intermediate, or advanced. A system with the mnemonic LAPCraf is taught: Locate the flaw, make the athlete Aware of the flaw, Prescribe a technique change (including remedial mobility and strength exercises if needed), provide verbal and visual Cues to remind the athlete of the correction, and give RApid Feedback as the athlete learns the correction.
Many examples of common flaws are shown at full speed and in slow motion. The video illustrates several feedback methods for use as an athlete revises their technique. These include an inexpensive treadmill mounted video system, elastic bands, cell phones, and elastic tape.

U14 Mens Womens 3000m Racewalk - Final - 2018 Australian Junior Athletics Championships

5000m Race Walk Girls U18 Final National Youth Athletic Championships 2018

MadhyaPradesh's Munita Prajapati Won 5000m Race Walk Girls Under 18 Final 15th National Youth Athletic Championships 2018, Manjalpur Sports Complex, Vadodara, Gujarat. If You Like This Video Subscribe ARN Sports Channel - - Like - Share

# Indian National Record :KT NEENA BAMBOLIM 24:11.70 22/04/2014
% MR:K.T. NEENA BAMBOLIM 24:11.70 2014

2 BALJEET KAUR 504 28/01/02 PUNJAB 25:09.24
3 JYOTI. . 254 01/11/02 HARYANA 26:27.17
4 GURPREET KAUR 507 17/01/01 PUNJAB 26:48.48
5 ROJI PATEL 672 23/08/01 UTTRAKHAND 27:12.83
6 SNEHA YADAV 630 12/12/01 UTTAR PRADESH 28:03.63
7 MONIKA . 262 23/01/02 HARYANA 28:22.21
8 MEENAKSHI . 261 25/06/02 HARYANA 28:29.45
9 JYOTI LAKHNOTRA 195 16/04/01 GUJARAT 31:17.38
10 TEJSWINI KISPOTTA 493 15/02/02 ODISHA 32:16.61
11 SUNITA THAKOR 209 12/12/01 GUJARAT 33:03.22
GOPIKA R 386 13/08/02 KERALA DNF

KL2017 29th SEA Games | Athletics - Men's 20,000m Walk FINALS | 22/08/2017

KL2017 29th SEA Games | KUALA LUMPUR 2017 | ATHLETICS


22/08/2017 - National Stadium, Bukit Jalil

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Dramatic Racewalking

Finally, a way to enjoy racewalking. Just add Ray Hudson as a commentator, and Carmina Burana as the soundtrack.

Highlights of the Race Walk Competition at the London 2012 Olympics

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Since 1896, athletics has been on the programme of each edition of the Games of the Olympiad. Its presence on the Games programme has allowed its popularity to increase across the world. This popularity was also strengthened by the creation of the IAAF in 1912. Women's events appeared for the first time at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, while the men's programme was standardised as of the 1932 Games in Los Angeles. Although at the beginning women were authorised to participate in only some events, today their programme is almost identical to that of the men.

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Speed training for racewalking

每週日:Uphill&Downhill(3x15 min@80%,rest 5 min)
每週二:Interval Training(500m,400m,300m,200m)@85%-jog back-rest 5 min between sets.

IAAF Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 - 10km U20 Women and 20km Men

Girls Mile Race Walk - New Balance Nationals Indoor 2014

The American Race Walking Phenom Who's Changing The Game

The MileSplit team followed Taylor Ewert and the Beavercreek High School girls leading up to their race at the Greater Western Ohio Conference Championship (GWOC) on October, 13. At that meet, Taylor became just the third Ohio girl to break 17 minutes in the 5K.

Here's her story on how she divides her time between being the best youth race walker in the country and one of the nation's best cross country runners as well.


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Top 5 Race Walking Legend at IAAF World Championships

Top 5 Race Walking Legend at IAAF World Championships



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