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50 kilometres race walk
World  Yohann Diniz 3:32:33 (2014)

The 50 kilometre race walk is an Olympic athletics event. The racewalking event is competed as a road race. Athletes must always keep in contact with the ground and the supporting leg must remain straight until the raised leg passes it. 50 kilometres is 31 miles.

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World records

The men's world record for the 50 km race walk was held by Denis Nizhegorodov, through his race of 3:34:14 in Cheboksary in 2008, until it was beaten by Yohann Diniz at the 2014 European Athletics Championships in Zurich, in a time of 3:32:33.

Men

  • Correct as of December 2016.
  • Women

  • Correct as of January 2017.
  • References

    50 kilometres race walk Wikipedia


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