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>What’s On The Weekend

>The Decastar decathlon and heptathlon, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge competition, takes place on Saturday and Sunday in the Bordeaux suburb of Talence. Leading names are European decathlon champion Romain Barras (France) and a faceoff between World Indoor medalists Tatyana Chernova (Russia) … Continue reading

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>Walk Rankings

>I know you were anxiously awaiting these. MEN – 20kAustralia’s #2 Jared Tallent, a rare generalist who competes at both the 20k and 50k distances, put up the year’s fastest time at his national championships a week ago. #4 Stanislav … Continue reading

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>What’s On The Weekend

>Professional The Ras Al Kaimah Half Marathon, an IAAF silver label road race, will be run in the United Arab Emirates on Friday.Race website / Let’s Run preview / IAAF preview / Gulf News The Grand Prix Sul Americano, a … Continue reading

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>World Rankings Update – Walks

>MEN20k Walk1. Valeriy Borchin, RUS, 2142. Hao Wang, CHN, 1543. Eder Sánchez, MEX, 1534. Francisco Javier Fernández, ESP, 1435. Erik Tysse, NOR, 1336. Giorgio Rubino, ITA, 1287. Jared Talent, AUS, 1198. Jianbo Li, CHN, 1129. Pyotr Trofimov, RUS, 9310. Aleksandr … Continue reading

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>World Rankings Update – Walks

>Marathons will come in a week or two. The walks come today. MEN20k1. Valeriy Borchin, RUS, 2142. Hao Wang, CHN, 1543. Eder Sánchez, MEX, 1534. Jared Talent, AUS, 1195. Jianbo Li, CHN, 1126. Erik Tysse, NOR, 1087. Giorgio Rubino, ITA, … Continue reading

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>Olympic Team Chosen

>In case you hadn’t noticed, the Olympic Trials for the men’s 50k walk was today in Miami. The race was won by Philip Dunn; in the extreme heat he did not get an Olympic qualifying time. Those who pay attention … Continue reading

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