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19/04/2021 - Zagreb (CRO): Bruno Erent and Ivana Renic win the Croatian Track Championships

Zagreb (CRO): Bruno Erent and Ivana Renic win the Croatian Track Championships       A weekend that just passed with a Sunday with no competitions all over the world.   Yesterday we reported the most important ones. Today we proceed with those of a minor tone. First of all the National Track Championships i...

Zagreb (CRO): Bruno Erent and Ivana Renic win the Croatian Track Championships
19/04/2021 - Sentjur (SLO): The Slovenian track walking championships with a good result by Jaka Grabner

Sentjur (SLO): The Slovenian track walking championships with a good result by Jaka Grabner       The Slovenian National Track Championships took place in Sentiur, a small town between Ljubliana and Maribor.       10.000m track walk men   Victory to Anze Tesovnik (SLO) in 54: 19.24 Second place in Primosz...

Sentjur (SLO): The Slovenian track walking championships with a good result by Jaka Grabner
19/04/2021 - Bekescsaba (HUN): Victories of Lukasz Niedzialek (POL) and Katarzyna Zdzieblo (POL) - Helebrandt and Kovacs Huangarian champions

Bekescsaba (HUN): Victories of Lukasz Niedzialek (POL) and  Katarzyna Zdzieblo (POL) - Helebrandt and Kovacs Huangarian champions       Bekescsaba (HUN) yesterday hosted the 20km road walk valid for the title of Champion of Hungary.   The 20km event valid for men and women included some intermediate marks over some distances valid for the lower categories. ...

Bekescsaba (HUN): Victories of Lukasz Niedzialek (POL) and  Katarzyna Zdzieblo (POL) - Helebrandt and Kovacs Huangarian champions
19/04/2021 - Espoo (FIN): Finland National Championships

Espoo (FIN): Finland National Championships       The National Walking Championships were also held in Finland. The competitions took place at the Tapiola Sports Center in Espoo.     20km men   Only two athletes at the start, with favorite Aleksi Ojala (FIN) domi...

Espoo (FIN): Finland National Championships
18/04/2021 - Guayaquil (ECU): Richard Boroto National Grand Prix

Guayaquil (ECU): Richard Boroto National Grand Prix       The most important walkers of Ecuador gathered for an extraordinary 10,000m track walk, as part of the Richard Boroto National Championship / Grand Prix, which took place between Saturday 15 and Sunday 18 April in Guayaquil (ECU...

Guayaquil (ECU): Richard Boroto National Grand Prix
18/04/2021 - Megara (GRE): Kiriaki Filtisikou and Zacharias Tsamoudakis win the Panhellenic 20km Championship

Megara (GRE): Kiriaki Filtisikou and Zacharias Tsamoudakis win the Panhellenic 20km Championship       For the second time in two months Megara in the "Varea" area hosts the Panhellenic Walking Championship and this time it is the 20km (reserved for senior and U23 athletes) and two 10km (5km for U19 girks) on the road, ...

Megara (GRE): Kiriaki Filtisikou and Zacharias Tsamoudakis win the Panhellenic 20km Championship
18/04/2021 - Various venues: the track phases of the Club Championship in Italy

Various venues: the track phases of the Club Championship in Italy     The third day of the Road Company Championships took place in three groups in which the track events took place. The distances: - Senior (men and women): 10.000m track walk - U20 (men and women): 10.000m track walk - U18 (boy...

Various venues: the track phases of the Club Championship in Italy
14/04/2021 - Algiers (ALG): Track Winter Championships

Algiers (ALG): Track Winter Championships       Also in Africa, this time again in Algeria, the Winter Track Championships were held at the Bateau Cassé Stadium in Bordj El Kiffen in Algiers on the weekend of 26-27 March 2021.   The event was dedicated to Abdelkad...

Algiers (ALG): Track Winter Championships
14/04/2021 - Fort Wayne, Indiana (USA): the Warriors Opener Indiana Techn

Fort Wayne, Indiana (USA): the Warriors Opener Indiana Techn       Forth Waine, Indiana (USA) between Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit is the home of an important university with connected colleges and Campus: the Indiana Institute of Technologies.   It is a non-profit private university ...

Fort Wayne, Indiana (USA): the Warriors Opener Indiana Techn
13/04/2021 - Rabat (MAR): 9th edition of a Meeting of the Federation of Morocco

Rabat (MAR): 9th edition of a Meeting of the Federation of Morocco     Our journey into the world of the African race walk continues. The contacts established, which we sincerely thank, have allowed us to highlight what has long been our main goal: to introduce our readers to that part of the World that i...

Rabat (MAR): 9th edition of a Meeting of the Federation of Morocco
12/04/2021 - Almeirim (POR): Joao Vieira and Ana Cabecinha win the 20km Portugal Championships

Almeirim (POR): Joao Vieira and Ana Cabecinha win the 20km Portugal Championships     The national road racing championships of the 20km of Portugal took place on Saturday 10 April.   The races took place in a 1 km circuit located in the Almeirim Urban Circular on a rainy day that greatly disturbed the athletes. &n...

Almeirim (POR): Joao Vieira and Ana Cabecinha win the 20km Portugal Championships
12/04/2021 - Philadelphia (USA): Dalia Oliveras (PUR) and Daniel Nehnevaj win the USA Trials for the Pan American Race Walking Cup

Philadelphia (USA): Dalia Oliveras (PUR) and Daniel Nehnevaj win the USA Trials for the Pan American Race Walking Cup     Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA hosted the US Trials for the Pan American Race Walking Cup on Sunday 11 April 2021.   The two main races took place on the distance of 20km (men and women), while in those reserved...

Philadelphia (USA): Dalia Oliveras (PUR) and Daniel Nehnevaj win the USA Trials for the Pan American Race Walking Cup
12/04/2021 - Bejaia (ALG): Algerian Race Walking Cup “Mohammed Elhadj Mechel”

Bejaia (ALG): Algerian Race Walking Cup “Mohammed Elhadj Mechel”     It is with great pleasure that we offer our regular readers the results of the Algerian Road Walking Cup named "Mohammed Elhadj Mechel", which took place on Saturday 10 April in Bejaia (ALG).   It is not often that we ar...

Bejaia (ALG): Algerian Race Walking Cup “Mohammed Elhadj Mechel”
11/04/2021 - Batman (TUR): Turkish Walking Championships for Clubs of the First League

Batman (TUR): Turkish Walking Championships for Clubs of the First League       The Walking Championships for Clubs of the First League of Turkey took place on Saturday 10 April 2021 in Batman (TUR).   Batman is a city of nearly 300,000 inhabitants, the provincial capital, located in South Eastern Anat...

Batman (TUR): Turkish Walking Championships for Clubs of the First League
11/04/2021 - Wajima (JPN): Satoshi Mauro wins 50km in 3:38:32

Wajima (JPN): Satoshi Mauro wins 50km in 3:38:32       A beautiful sunny day was the setting for the 105th edition of the 50km Japan Championships which, punctual as always on the second Sunday of April, took place in the beautiful town of Wajima, on the west coast of Japan facing t...

Wajima (JPN): Satoshi Mauro wins 50km in 3:38:32
10/04/2021 - Olomouc (CZE): Victories of Eider Arevalo (COL) and Mayra Perez (GUA)

Olomouc (CZE): Victories of Eider Arevalo (COL) and Mayra Perez (GUA)       The 55th edition of the traditional Marching Meeting took place today in Olomouc (CZE).   This year the participation was more intense and qualified than usual, with the two main events (those of the 20km men and women) of ...

Olomouc (CZE): Victories of Eider Arevalo (COL) and Mayra Perez (GUA)
10/04/2021 - Frankfurt (GER): Great time of Jonathan Hilbert on 50km at the German Championships (3:43:44)

Frankfurt (GER): Great time of Jonathan Hilbert on 50km at the German Championships (3:43:44)       The German Road Race National Championships took place today in Frankfurt.     50km men   Three Olympic standards, crowned by an exceptional performance by Jonathan Hilbert (GER): this was the result. Hilbert had ...

Frankfurt (GER): Great time of Jonathan Hilbert on 50km at the German Championships (3:43:44)
09/04/2021 - Dominic Ndigiti (KEN) pleads for more race walking events

Dominic Ndigiti (KEN) pleads for more race walking events     Africa Under-20 walking race champion Dominic Ndigiti believes the performance levels of Kenyan race walkers can improve with more participation in international events.  He hopes for a podium finish at the Senior African Champion...

Dominic Ndigiti (KEN) pleads for more race walking events
08/04/2021 - The Cantones de La Coruna have been confirmed for June 5th

The Cantones de La Coruna have been confirmed for June 5th       The streets of the Cantones will witness again on June 5 a new edition of the Cantones International Grand Prix of Race Walking - Sergio Vázquez Trophy¨ after last year and for the first time in its thirty-four years,...

The Cantones de La Coruna have been confirmed for June 5th
31/03/2021 - Some news starting from April 1, 2021

Some news starting from April 1, 2021       When for the third consecutive year you realize that your information work has changed audience, then it is time to ask yourself: "We have done something wrong" or "We have to make some strategic changes, because ...

Some news starting from April 1, 2021
29/03/2021 - Baldwin City, Kansas USA: 2021 Baker University Relays

Baldwin City, Kansas USA: 2021 Baker University Relays     Baker is a private university that educates traditional and nontraditional students through small classes, innovative instructors, and rigorous course work. A Baker education is rooted in the liberal arts, a tradition that builds on hi...

Baldwin City, Kansas USA: 2021 Baker University Relays
28/03/2021 - Bogota (COL): National Walking Championship of Colombia

Bogota (COL): National Walking Championship of Colombia         Yesterday, Saturday 27 March, the 2021 edition of the Colombia National Walking Championship took place in Colombia, at the "Parque Recreo-deportivo el Salitre", with the support of the Colombian Athle...

Bogota (COL): National Walking Championship of Colombia
27/03/2021 - Antalya (TUR): Balkan Championships - Great results of Meryem Bekmez

Antalya (TUR): Balkan Championships - Great results of Meryem Bekmez       The Balkan Walking Championships were held today on the beach of Antalya Konyaaltı with the participation of six countries.   Hosting them this year is Turkey. Guest nations are Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia and Serbia with s...

Antalya (TUR): Balkan Championships - Great results of Meryem Bekmez
27/03/2021 - Melbourne (AUS): Victories of Rydian Cowley and Jemima Montag in the 20km Australia and Oceania Championships

Melbourne (AUS): Victories of Rydian Cowley and Jemima Montag in the 20km Australia and Oceania Championships   This morning the Oceania and Australian 20km Walking Championships took place at Fawkner Park in Melbourne.   While waiting to receive the usual detailed report from our friend Tim Erickson, we give our readers this initial flash of the ...

Melbourne (AUS): Victories of Rydian Cowley and Jemima Montag in the 20km Australia and Oceania Championships
26/03/2021 - Jared Tallent announces retirement following a hamstring injury

Jared Tallent announces retirement following a hamstring injury       Jared Tallent will walk proudly into retirement as Australia's most prolific Olympic male track-and-field medallist. He can be just as proud of the public stance he took against the scourge of doping in sport — mo...

Jared Tallent announces retirement following a hamstring injury
26/03/2021 - London (GBR): Callum Wilkinson wins in 1:22:47

London (GBR): Callum Wilkinson wins in 1:22:47       This morning the Müller British Athletics Marathon and 20km Walk Trials were held at the Royal Bothanic Garden, Kew in London, valid as selection for the Olympic Games. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, better known as Kew Ga...

London (GBR): Callum Wilkinson wins in 1:22:47
25/03/2021 - Huangshan (CHN): The fastest 20km men in history

Huangshan (CHN): The fastest 20km men in history     A star race was held in Huangshan, in the Anhui region. The weather conditions perfect with 10 degrees at the start and the rain that stopped falling half an hour before the start helped to achieve these great results.     Th...

Huangshan (CHN): The fastest 20km men in history
24/03/2021 - Lutsk (UKR): The National Championships of Ukraine

Lutsk (UKR): The National Championships of Ukraine       On March 20, the Ukrainian winter walking championship took place in Lutsk, on Volya Avenue.   Everything happened: Olympic standards, national records and real sports drama and excitement accompanied the competition.  ...

Lutsk (UKR): The National Championships of Ukraine
23/03/2021 - Columbia, South Carolina, USA: the Rams College Invitational

Columbia, South Carolina, USA: the Rams College Invitational       The second day of the Rams College Invitational took place on Saturday 23 March in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. The Rams Colleges in USA are Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges in which sports activities are also carried out....

Columbia, South Carolina, USA: the Rams College Invitational
22/03/2021 - Huangshan (CHN): 20km women. Not just a world record, but a great three-way challenge

Huangshan (CHN): 20km women. Not just a world record, but a great three-way challenge       After this weekend-end the world of world walking has changed, but this time the pandemic is not involved.   Since June 6, 2015, when Liu Hong set the world record in La Coruna, women, also following the exclusion of Russia...

Huangshan (CHN): 20km women. Not just a world record, but a great three-way challenge
22/03/2021 - Nomi (JPN): 45th edition of the Nomi Tournament

Nomi (JPN): 45th edition of the Nomi Tournament       This morning the competitions of the 45th edition of the Nomi Tournament took place in Nomi (JPN).   In past years, this competition was also combined with the Asian Championship of 20km of road walking, which unfortunately...

Nomi (JPN): 45th edition of the Nomi Tournament
21/03/2021 - Huangshan (CHN): 50km - Luo Yadong's victory in 3:46:51

Huangshan (CHN): 50km - Luo Yadong's victory in 3:46:51       With an excellent climate and a temperature between 9 and 11 degrees Celsius, at 6:30 in the morning the almost 40 Chinese athletes of the 50 km walk set off to conquer the national title and qualification in the next Tokyo Olym...

Huangshan (CHN): 50km - Luo Yadong
21/03/2021 - Dudince (SVK): The 40th edition

Dudince (SVK): The 40th edition       Our great friends from Slovakia and Dudince in particular will not be hurt if this morning caught by the fireworks in both races of Huangshan in China we have neglected the Classic Dudinska 50 now in its 40th edition.   A g...

Dudince (SVK): The 40th edition
20/03/2021 - Huangshan (CHN): 20km men victory of Wang Kaihua in 1:16:54

Huangshan (CHN): 20km men victory of Wang Kaihua in 1:16:54     Fireworks this morning in Huangshan on the classic course of each year where the competitions of the first day of the National Winter Championships of China are taking place.     The first of the scheduled races starts at 8:0...

Huangshan (CHN): 20km men victory of Wang Kaihua in 1:16:54
20/03/2021 - Huangshan (CHN): 20km women. Yang Jiayu new world record, in three under 1:25:00

Huangshan (CHN): 20km women. Yang Jiayu new world record, in three under 1:25:00       If the men's 20km was a spectacular race, we don't have an adjective to define that of the women.   Participation in Tokyo will be the prize, but also something else.     20km women   Six are leading ...

Huangshan (CHN): 20km women. Yang Jiayu new world record, in three under 1:25:00
19/03/2021 - Huangshan (CHN): China's Winter Walking Championships tomorrow

Huangshan (CHN): China's Winter Walking Championships tomorrow       The Chinese Winter Walking Championships will take place tomorrow in Huangshan (Anhui). Competitions valid as qualifiers for the Olympics. The first three of each competition will be selected for Tokyo.   Huangshan is a cit...

Huangshan (CHN): China
18/03/2021 - No more than 10 ANA athletes can participate in the Tokyo Games and Worlds in Oregon.

No more than 10 ANA athletes can participate in the Tokyo Games and Worlds in Oregon.     The World Athletics Council today agreed to reinstate the Authorised Newtral Athlete (ANA) scheme, suspended since last March, allowing individual Russian Competitiorns to qualify for this summer's scheduled Tokyo 2020 Games.  ...

No more than 10 ANA athletes can participate in the Tokyo Games and Worlds in Oregon.
15/03/2021 - Bragança Paulista (BRA): Caio Bonfim and Viviane Santana Lyra have won the Copa do Brasil

Bragança Paulista (BRA): Caio Bonfim and Viviane Santana Lyra have won the Copa do Brasil       Race walk weekend also in Brazil despite the pandemic.   The Brasil Cup took place in Braganca Paulista, which serves as a national individual and team championship and also as a qualification for the next Copa Panamericana...

Bragança Paulista (BRA): Caio Bonfim and Viviane Santana Lyra have won the Copa do Brasil
14/03/2021 - Murcia (ESP): Victories of Perseus Karlstrom (1:18:43) and Maria Perez (1:28:25) - The Spanish men's title to Diego Garcia

Murcia (ESP): Victories of Perseus Karlstrom (1:18:43) and Maria Perez (1:28:25) - The Spanish men's title to Diego Garcia       This morning in Murcia (ESP) took place the Spanish Championship of the 20km open and some races reserved for the U20s on shorter distances.         20km men       Departure at 10:00   A g...

Murcia (ESP): Victories of Perseus Karlstrom (1:18:43) and Maria Perez (1:28:25) - The Spanish men
13/03/2021 - Morona (ECU): Andres Chocho and Erica de Sena win the 35km of Ecuadorian championships

Morona (ECU): Andres Chocho and Erica de Sena win the 35km of Ecuadorian championships       In Ecuador on the Macas circuit near Morona Santiago at an altitude of 1,050m, on Saturday 13 April, the National Walking Championship began as a tribute to the great master Luis Chocho San Martín, pioneer and master of t...

Morona (ECU): Andres Chocho and Erica de Sena win the 35km of Ecuadorian championships
11/03/2021 - 40 years of the Dudinska patdesiatka

40 years of the Dudinska patdesiatka     It was March 20, 1982 (39 years ago) when Pavol Szikora (CZE) who a few days later would have turned 30 for the first time imposed himself on the finish line of what would become over the years the European queen of the 50km walk: ...

40 years of the Dudinska patdesiatka
08/03/2021 - Ostia e Grottaglie (ITA): the wind takes, the wind returns.

Ostia e Grottaglie (ITA): the wind takes, the wind returns.       Riccardo Orsoni and Mariavittoria Becchetti two young promises of the Italian race walk have completed a similar way since January 2021, of successes, small disappointments, battles against Aeolus and finally the day of days in ...

Ostia e Grottaglie (ITA): the wind takes, the wind returns.
07/03/2021 - Yankton, South Dakota, USA: NAIA Indoor Championships 2021

Yankton, South Dakota, USA: NAIA Indoor Championships 2021       The NAIA Indoor Championships 2021 took place on Friday 5 March and Saturday 6 March 2021 at the Mount Marty facility in Yankton, South Dakota, USA. NAIA is the acronym of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. &...

Yankton, South Dakota, USA: NAIA Indoor Championships 2021
07/03/2021 - Grottaglie (ITA): Federico Tontodonati and Eleonora Anna Giorgi Italian champions of the 20km

Grottaglie (ITA): Federico Tontodonati and Eleonora Anna Giorgi Italian champions of the 20km       This morning the Italian road championships of 20km were held in Grottaglie (ITA) with side races     The time program is as follows: 9:15 U20 15km men 9:30 20km men and women 11:45 U18 10km students 12:00 U20 10 km wo...

Grottaglie (ITA): Federico Tontodonati and Eleonora Anna Giorgi Italian champions of the 20km
07/03/2021 - Newport, UK (GBR): Callum Wilkinson wins with new UK record (39: 05.85)

Newport, UK (GBR): Callum Wilkinson wins with new UK record (39: 05.85)     On Saturday 6 March at the Spytty Park Leisure Center on Treason Road in Newport UK (GBR) the 2021 edition of the Elite Winter Walks took place, a competition reserved for the best GBR athletes.   The walking races took place at 1...

Newport, UK (GBR): Callum Wilkinson wins with new UK record (39: 05.85)
06/03/2021 - Antalya (TUR): National Championships of Turkey - new national records of Meryem Bekmez and Salih Korkmaz

Antalya (TUR): National Championships of Turkey - new national records of Meryem Bekmez and Salih Korkmaz   Antalya, a city in Turkey that needs no introduction due to its history, its sea and its surroundings, today hosts the Turkish Open Walking Championships.   Not only the interesting Turkish Team of Mustagha Akyavas will be fighting on th...

Antalya (TUR): National Championships of Turkey - new national records of Meryem Bekmez and Salih Korkmaz
04/03/2021 - Bermejo (BOL): The National Walking Championships of Bolivia

Bermejo (BOL): The National Walking Championships of Bolivia       The Bolivian National Walking Championships were held in Bermejo in the province of Tarija in Bolivia.   The scheduled races were as follows: - 20km men and women - 35km men and women - 10km U20 men and women - 10km U18 stu...

Bermejo (BOL): The National Walking Championships of Bolivia
03/03/2021 - Grottaglie (ITA): on Sunday the Italian 20km Men and Women Championship

Grottaglie (ITA): on Sunday the Italian 20km Men and Women Championship       On Sunday 7 March in Grottaglie (ITA) the absolute national championships of the 20km men and women will take place with other side competitions valid for the 2021 Clubs Championship.   Are scheduled: - 9:15: 15km U20 men -...

Grottaglie (ITA): on Sunday the Italian 20km Men and Women Championship
02/03/2021 - San Jeronimo (GUA): Erick Barrondo and María Fernanda Peinado Champions of Guatemala. In light the Mexicans in the 20km men.

San Jeronimo (GUA): Erick Barrondo and María Fernanda Peinado Champions of Guatemala. In light the Mexicans in the 20km men.       On Sunday 28 February, in the streets of San Jerónimo, Baja Verapaz, the national athletic walking championships of Guatemala took place, the first event held in the country with the presence of the main athletes of the c...

San Jeronimo (GUA): Erick Barrondo and María Fernanda Peinado Champions of Guatemala. In light the Mexicans in the 20km men.
01/03/2021 - Pombal (POR): Ruben Santos and Maria Bernardo win in Portugal U23 Indoor Championships

Pombal (POR): Ruben Santos and Maria Bernardo win in Portugal U23 Indoor Championships       Over the past weekend the U23 National Indoor Championships were held in Pombal (POR) in the indoor facility of the Expocentro.   The walking events took place in the afternoon session on Saturday 27 February as follows: - ...

Pombal (POR): Ruben Santos and Maria Bernardo win in Portugal U23 Indoor Championships
01/03/2021 - Santee (USA): Nick Christie and Robyn Stevens win the USA 50km and 35km Championships

Santee (USA): Nick Christie and Robyn Stevens win the USA 50km and 35km Championships       On Sunday, February 28, the USATF National Championships of 50km men and 35km women took place in Santee, California (USA).     50km men   Nine athletes at the start including two athletes (Jhon Castaneda, USA and...

Santee (USA): Nick Christie and Robyn Stevens win the USA 50km and 35km Championships
28/02/2021 - Megara (GRE): Alexandros Papamichail and Antigoni Drismbioti win the 35km championship of Greece.

Megara (GRE): Alexandros Papamichail and Antigoni Drismbioti win the 35km championship of Greece.       The 35 km Panhellenic championship took place today in Megara in the "Varea" area in Megara with our best athletes from Greece competing.   In addition to the 35km Panhellenic championship, the 20km, 10km races we...

Megara (GRE): Alexandros Papamichail and Antigoni Drismbioti win the 35km championship of Greece.
26/02/2021 - San Jose de Costa Rica (CRC): Alegna Aryday Gonzalez Munoz wins the Championship of Costa Rica in 1:34:02

San Jose de Costa Rica (CRC): Alegna Aryday Gonzalez Munoz wins the Championship of Costa Rica in 1:34:02       The first edition of the Costa Rican Walking Championships took place on the road in the Sabanilla area, in conjunction with the cross country championships.   The walking events for all categories took place on Sunday 21 F...

San Jose de Costa Rica (CRC): Alegna Aryday Gonzalez Munoz wins the Championship of Costa Rica in 1:34:02
25/02/2021 - Results from Torun (POL) and Miramas (FRA) and indoor lists

Results from Torun (POL) and Miramas (FRA) and indoor lists       The past weekend saw a high number of competitions, particularly indoors, in many European countries.   Frankly we were not able to follow them all carefully, but in any case of the most important ones we have recorded the ...

Results from Torun (POL) and Miramas (FRA) and indoor lists
24/02/2021 - Massimo Stano became a father

Massimo Stano became a father       The rush of competitions this past weekend has unfortunately made us overlook perhaps the most important event in life for Massimo Stano.   We met him in Ostia (ITA) on the occasion of the Italian 50km Championship on Satur...

Massimo Stano became a father
23/02/2021 - Logan (USA): River State Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships

Logan (USA): River State Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships       The intense indoor activity in the USA continues.   The River State Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships took place on Saturday 20 February hosted by the Chieftain Centre of Logan in Ohio in the USA, with two w...

Logan (USA): River State Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships
22/02/2021 - Klaipeda (LTU): Brigita Virbalyte and Marius Ziukas win the Lithuania Indoor Championships

Klaipeda (LTU): Brigita Virbalyte and Marius Ziukas win the Lithuania Indoor Championships       The Lithuania Indoor Championships were held at the Klaipeda Sports Hall (LTU).   The two walking competitions on the distance of 3.000m indoor for women and 5.000m indoor for men were held on Saturday 20 February 2021. &nb...

Klaipeda (LTU): Brigita Virbalyte and Marius Ziukas win the Lithuania Indoor Championships
21/02/2021 - Kobe (JPN) - Victories of Toshikazu Yamanishi (1:17:20) and Nanako Fujii (1:30:45)

Kobe (JPN) - Victories of Toshikazu Yamanishi (1:17:20) and Nanako Fujii (1:30:45)   Great morning of walk in Kobe on the classic 1km Rokko Island course.   Sunshine, ideal temperature (14°C at the start of the race and 16°C at the end), perfect humidity (67% at the start of the race and 55% at the end) and a sli...

Kobe (JPN) - Victories of Toshikazu Yamanishi (1:17:20) and Nanako Fujii (1:30:45)
20/02/2021 - Sochi (RUS): the second day of the Winter Championships for Teams

Sochi (RUS): the second day of the Winter Championships for Teams       Second day of competitions in Sochi (RUS) for the Winter Championships for Walking Team.   It is the day of the track races reserved for the U18 and U16 categories.     10,000m track walk U18 boys   Victory D...

Sochi (RUS): the second day of the Winter Championships for Teams
20/02/2021 - Budapest (HUN): Miklos Domonkos Srp ans Barbara Kovaccare the winner of the Indoor Championships of Hungary

Budapest (HUN): Miklos Domonkos Srp ans Barbara Kovaccare the winner of the Indoor Championships of Hungary   The Hungarian Indoor Championships are being held in Budapest (HUN) in the Syma Hall.   On the first day (20.2) the competition of:     5.000m indoor men   Four athletes at the start.   Victory to Miklos Domonkos Srp...

Budapest (HUN): Miklos Domonkos Srp ans Barbara Kovaccare the winner of the Indoor Championships of Hungary
20/02/2021 - Ancona (ITA): Valentina Trapletti and Federico Tontodonati win the Absolute Italian Indoor Championships

Ancona (ITA): Valentina Trapletti and Federico Tontodonati win the Absolute Italian Indoor Championships       In Ancona, on the first day of the Italian Absolute Indoor Championships, the two walking races took place on the classic distances of 5,000m indoors for men and 3,000m indoors for women.     3.000m indoor women  ...

Ancona (ITA): Valentina Trapletti and Federico Tontodonati win the Absolute Italian Indoor Championships
19/02/2021 - Sochi (RUS): Great results at the team winter championships

Sochi (RUS): Great results at the team winter championships       Winter Walking Championships are being held in Sochi (RUS) which are also valid as team championships of Russia.   On Friday, February 19, the road races of the following took place: - 35km (men and women) - 20km (men and w...

Sochi (RUS): Great results at the team winter championships
19/02/2021 - Kobe (JPN) - On Sunday the 104th national championship of Japan in the 20km walk

Kobe (JPN) - On Sunday the 104th national championship of Japan in the 20km walk         On Sunday 21 February the 104th edition of the National Road Walking Championships of Japan will take place in Kobe (JPN) on the traditional route of Rokko Island.   The scheduled races are as follows:     ...

Kobe (JPN) - On Sunday the 104th national championship of Japan in the 20km walk
19/02/2021 - Elsah (USA): TRXC Timing Opportunity results on 3.000m indoor walk

Elsah (USA): TRXC Timing Opportunity results on 3.000m indoor walk       The intense indoor activity in the USA continues.   The TRXC Timing Opportunity 2021 # 3 took place on Friday 19 February hosted by the Elsah Sports Palace in Illimois in the USA, with two walking races over the distance of...

Elsah (USA): TRXC Timing Opportunity results on 3.000m indoor walk
18/02/2021 - Luis Antonio Chocho (ECU): the memory of Ruben Aguilera (ARG)

Luis Antonio Chocho (ECU): the memory of Ruben Aguilera (ARG)       A great teacher of world athletic walking has left us: Luis Antonio Chocho San Martin     World athletics is in mourning. At the age of 64, he died victim of Covid 19 Luis Antonio Chocho San Martin. He was born on Febr...

Luis Antonio Chocho (ECU): the memory of Ruben Aguilera (ARG)
17/02/2021 - Timbò, Santa Catarina (BRA): the Catarinenses Walking Championships

Timbò, Santa Catarina (BRA): the Catarinenses Walking Championships       On Sunday 14th February the Regional Walking Championships took place in Timbò in the Catarina region (BRA).   The scheduled races were as follows: - 20km women: 7:00 am - 20km men: 7:00 am - 10km women: 9:15 am - 10...

Timbò, Santa Catarina (BRA): the Catarinenses Walking Championships
16/02/2021 - Braga (POR): Rui Coelho and Edna Barros win the Portugal Indoor Championships

Braga (POR): Rui Coelho and Edna Barros win the Portugal Indoor Championships       The indoor athletics championships of Portugal took place in Braga on Saturday 13 February 2021, with several absences and limited participation of athletes due to the Covid-19 pandemic.   The two race walk events on the di...

Braga (POR): Rui Coelho and Edna Barros win the Portugal Indoor Championships
15/02/2021 - Indoor U18 and U20 Championships of Hungary

Indoor U18 and U20 Championships of Hungary       On Saturday 13 February the U18 and U20 Indoor Championships of Hungary were held at the Budapest stadium.       5.000m indoor walk U20 men   A single athlete at the start that unfortunately did not finish th...

Indoor U18 and U20 Championships of Hungary
15/02/2021 - Ranchi (IND): Gurpreet Singh wins the 50km in 3:59:42

Ranchi (IND): Gurpreet Singh wins the 50km in 3:59:42     This morning in Ranchi in the state of Jharjhand in India on the second day of the 8th edition of the 2021 National Walking Championships took place.     On the present day, there were 35km and 50km men and those of the U20 m...

Ranchi (IND): Gurpreet Singh wins the 50km in 3:59:42
15/02/2021 - Seville (ESP): great result for Maria Perez in 35km women (2:44:17) and in 50km victory to Claudio Paulino Villanueva

Seville (ESP): great result for Maria Perez in 35km women (2:44:17) and in 50km victory to Claudio Paulino Villanueva       Great participation on Sunday 14 February in Seville in the El Alamillo park, where the 90th edition of the 50km National Walking Championship and a whole series of others events took place.   The two main races, that of th...

Seville (ESP): great result for Maria Perez in 35km women (2:44:17) and in 50km victory to Claudio Paulino Villanueva
14/02/2021 - Novo Mesto (SLO): Jaka Grabner and Karin Avsenek win Slovenian Indoor Championships

Novo Mesto (SLO): Jaka Grabner and Karin Avsenek win Slovenian Indoor Championships       The Slovenian Indoor Championships are being held in Novo Mesto, in the Olympic Center. On the first day (Saturday 13th) the two walking competitions were held, both covering the 3,000m indoor distance.     3.000m indo...

Novo Mesto (SLO): Jaka Grabner and Karin Avsenek win Slovenian Indoor Championships
14/02/2021 - Pireus (GRE): Alexandros Papamichail and Antigoni Drispioti win the Greece Indoor Championships

Pireus (GRE): Alexandros Papamichail and Antigoni Drispioti win the Greece Indoor Championships       During the second strong lockdown due to Covid in Attika, the Ministry of Culture and Sport gave permission to the Greek Athletics Federation (SEGAS) to organize the 35th indoor championship at Pireas, Stadium Peace & F...

Pireus (GRE): Alexandros Papamichail and Antigoni Drispioti win the Greece Indoor Championships
13/02/2021 - Ranchi (IND): Kumar Sandeep and Priyanka Goswami win the Indian 20km Championship

Ranchi (IND): Kumar Sandeep and Priyanka Goswami win the Indian 20km Championship         This morning in Ranchi in the state of Jharjhand in India, the first day of the 8th edition of the 2021 National Walking Championships took place.     This day was the 20km race program for men and women, both d...

Ranchi (IND): Kumar Sandeep and Priyanka Goswami win the Indian 20km Championship
13/02/2021 - Montreat (USA): good results at the Montreat College Winter Meet on the 3.000m indoor walk

Montreat (USA): good results at the Montreat College Winter Meet on the 3.000m indoor walk       The intense indoor activity in the USA continues. On Friday 12 February hosted by Montreat College in Montreat in New Carolina in the USA, the Montreat College Winter Meet 2021 took place, with two walking competitions over the ...

Montreat (USA): good results at the Montreat College Winter Meet on the 3.000m indoor walk
13/02/2021 - Ancona (ITA): Giada Traina and Diego Gampaolo Italian Indoor U18 champions

Ancona (ITA): Giada Traina and Diego Gampaolo Italian Indoor U18 champions       The two walking races took place on the first day of the indoor U18 Italian National Championships in Ancona.       3.000m indoor walk U18 girls   A group composed of Giada Traina, Giulia Gabriele and Verdian...

Ancona (ITA): Giada Traina and Diego Gampaolo Italian Indoor U18 champions
11/02/2021 - Murcia (ESP): Six years later Marco De Luca is individual gold in the 2015 European Cup

Murcia (ESP): Six years later Marco De Luca is individual gold in the 2015 European Cup     On February 1, 2021, the Athletics Integrity Unit reviewed the case of Ivan Koskov (RUS).   Recall that the athlete had been squalified for four years in 2016 as a result of positivity to EPO. The disqualification had canceled all...

Murcia (ESP): Six years later Marco De Luca is individual gold in the 2015 European Cup
10/02/2021 - Columbia (USA): excellent results at the Rams February Invite 2021 on the 3.000m indoor walk

Columbia (USA): excellent results at the Rams February Invite 2021 on the 3.000m indoor walk       The intense indoor activity in the USA continues; and this time also the levels of performance are quite in line with those of Europe.   The Rams February Invite 2021 took place on Friday and Saturday 5-6 February hosted by...

Columbia (USA): excellent results at the Rams February Invite 2021 on the 3.000m indoor walk
06/02/2021 - Ancona (ITA): Great result of Davide Finocchietti (U20) in the 5.000m walk at the Italian Indoor U20 and U23 Championships (19:43.77)

Ancona (ITA): Great result of Davide Finocchietti (U20) in the 5.000m walk at the Italian Indoor U20 and U23 Championships (19:43.77)       Today the Italian U20 and U23 Championships are being held in Ancona.       3.000m indoor U20 women     Twelwe athletes at the start. Alessia Titone, Vittoria Di Dato and Alexandrina Mihai immediately ta...

Ancona (ITA): Great result of Davide Finocchietti (U20) in the 5.000m walk at the Italian Indoor U20 and U23 Championships (19:43.77)
05/02/2021 - Antequera, Malaga (ESP): The road walking championships of Andalusia

Antequera, Malaga (ESP): The road walking championships of Andalusia       The Andalusian Walking Championships for all categories took place on 31 January 2021 in Spain in Antequera in the Malaga region. The test took place without public, on a day when the weather was respected under the drizzle and ...

Antequera, Malaga (ESP): The road walking championships of Andalusia
05/02/2021 - Lamoni, Iowa (USA): Graceland Winter Series 2021 #5

Lamoni, Iowa (USA): Graceland Winter Series 2021 #5       Friday 5 February continued the competitions of the Graceland Winter Series 2021 in the USA in Lamoni, Iowa with two race walking events       3.000m indoor walk men   Seven athletes at the start.   Vict...

Lamoni, Iowa (USA): Graceland Winter Series 2021 #5
04/02/2021 - El Vendrell (ESP): The road walking championships of Catalonia

El Vendrell (ESP): The road walking championships of Catalonia       Last Sunday (31st) the Catalonia Road Walk Athletics Championships were held, an event intended for the senior, U23, U20, and youth. The competitions were held in the city of El Vendrell, and were integrated into the 6th March G...

El Vendrell (ESP): The road walking championships of Catalonia
03/02/2021 - Clifton Hill (AUS): Excellent results on the 10,000m track race

Clifton Hill (AUS): Excellent results on the 10,000m track race       Generally Marcia dal Mondo does not present on the front page the activity that takes place in Australia which is carried out in an absolutely excellent and complete way by our friend Tim Erickson in his weekly column "Heel...

Clifton Hill (AUS): Excellent results on the 10,000m track race
02/02/2021 - Recife (BRA) - Pernambucan race walking cup

Recife (BRA) - Pernambucan race walking cup       Still race walking on track.   This time the occasion is given by the Copa Pernambuco di Marcia which took place on Sunday 31 January 2021 on the track of the Warlindo Carneiro Filho athletics field, in Recife (BRA). The ev...

Recife (BRA) - Pernambucan race walking cup
02/02/2021 - Ancona (ITA): Next Saturday the Italian Indoor U20 and U23 Championships

Ancona (ITA): Next Saturday the Italian Indoor U20 and U23 Championships       Saturday 6th February the Italian Indoor Championships begin in the usual location in Ancona. The first of three weeks dedicated to these events will be reserved for U20s and U23s whose races will take place at the following sch...

Ancona (ITA): Next Saturday the Italian Indoor U20 and U23 Championships
01/02/2021 - USA: Graceland Winter Series 2021 and Bumble Rumble 2021 Meetings

USA: Graceland Winter Series 2021 and Bumble Rumble 2021 Meetings       Saturday 30 January with indoor activities also in the USA.     The Graceland Winter Series 2021 was held in Lamoni, Iowa, with two walking races     3.000m indoor walk men   Five athletes at the start. ...

USA: Graceland Winter Series 2021 and Bumble Rumble 2021 Meetings
31/01/2021 - Chong Ming (CHN): Race walk Meeting

Chong Ming (CHN): Race walk Meeting       Yesterday, not far from Shanghai, the walking races were held that made the athletes of the Chinese national teams protagonists.   The competition took place on a 2km course, in the splendid setting of the new Chong Ming sp...

Chong Ming (CHN): Race walk Meeting
30/01/2021 - Sumy (UKR): Oleh Svystun and Yana Farina win the Ukraine Indoor Championships

Sumy (UKR): Oleh Svystun and Yana Farina win the Ukraine Indoor Championships       This morning in the Arena of the Sumy State University in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Absolute Indoor Championships were held.   The two races, as is often the case in East Countries, were both held over a distance of 5.000m. Re...

Sumy (UKR): Oleh Svystun and Yana Farina win the Ukraine Indoor Championships
29/01/2021 - Raul Gonzalez (MEX): "Updating the rule of race walking" (study of a few years ago)

Raul Gonzalez (MEX):       We had already informed our readers of the evening spent in Ostia with Raul Gonzalez and other fellow race walking judges of international level, and race walking coaches, debating on the problems that have always been an integr...

Raul Gonzalez (MEX): "Updating the rule of race walking" (study of a few years ago)
28/01/2021 - Bhopal (INDIA): new national U20 records for men and women in the 10,000m track walk

Bhopal (INDIA): new national U20 records for men and women in the 10,000m track walk       The 18th edition of the Athletics Federation Cup of India reserved for U20s took place in India in Bophal (Tatya Tope Nagar Stadium), located in the center of that gigantic Asian country.   The two track walking races (10,0...

Bhopal (INDIA): new national U20 records for men and women in the 10,000m track walk
25/01/2021 - Ostia (ITA): walking lesson by Raul Gonzalez

Ostia (ITA): walking lesson by Raul Gonzalez     Friday 22 January 2021 - 7.45 pm   Sitting at the table with international judges friends Dolores Rojas, José Dias and Mara Baleani we look through the windows at the gusts of the south-west wind that move the waves of the ...

Ostia (ITA): walking lesson by Raul Gonzalez
24/01/2021 - Ostia (ITA): Stronger than the south-west wind of the Tyrrhenian Sea

Ostia (ITA): Stronger than the south-west wind of the Tyrrhenian Sea     It's 7:30 on a morning that doesn't look very promising.   From the windows of the Hotel on the Ostia seafront you can see the sea choppy by waves that exceed one meter (and maybe even two). And there is one of those south...

Ostia (ITA): Stronger than the south-west wind of the Tyrrhenian Sea
22/01/2021 - Minsk (BLR): Alexandr Sipchuk and Yana Zubkova win the University Indoor Championships

Minsk (BLR): Alexandr Sipchuk and Yana Zubkova win the University Indoor Championships         On Wednesday and Thursday (20-21 January) in Minsk, the Belarusian University Indoor Championships were held, an event that brought together athletes from 29 universities and whose test program includes race walking on bo...

Minsk (BLR): Alexandr Sipchuk and Yana Zubkova win the University Indoor Championships
19/01/2021 - Ostia (ITA): Saturday 50km, 35km women and 20km men and women open

Ostia (ITA): Saturday 50km, 35km women and 20km men and women open       Next Saturday in Ostia (ITA), barring last-minute government decisions to the contrary, the Italian Championship of the 50km for men and 35km for women will finally be held. It was initially scheduled for March 1, 2020 in Bergam...

Ostia (ITA): Saturday 50km, 35km women and 20km men and women open
18/01/2021 - Istanbul (TUR): A storm of records and personal best at the Turkish Indoor National Championships

Istanbul (TUR): A storm of records and personal best at the Turkish Indoor National Championships       The Turkish Indoor Championships were held in Istanbul last weekend       5,000m indoor walk women   The young Turkish walker, the 21-year-old (born 28.10.1999) Ayse Tekdal (TUR), was the star of these indoor...

Istanbul (TUR): A storm of records and personal best at the Turkish Indoor National Championships
15/01/2021 - Kiev (UKR): Olyanovska and Zabuzhenko win the 5.000m indoor

Kiev (UKR): Olyanovska and Zabuzhenko win the 5.000m indoor       The start of the year in Ukraine is marked by Orthodox Christmas celebrations, with the first competitions having a celebratory spirit. This year, attendance at the traditional Christmas event was drastically curtailed due to Co...

Kiev (UKR): Olyanovska and Zabuzhenko win the 5.000m indoor
14/01/2021 - Yet another mourning: Bernhard "Bernd" Kannerberg died

Yet another mourning: Bernhard       Unfortunately, also today January 14, 2021 begins with sad news. I received at 10 in the morning from my old friend of athletics, Dieter Massin (GER) the sad news that Bernhard “Bernd” Kannenberg died last ...

Yet another mourning: Bernhard "Bernd" Kannerberg died
13/01/2021 - ARAF demands punishment of Ivan Noskov for wounding response to World Athletics request

ARAF demands punishment of Ivan Noskov for wounding response to World Athletics request       The All-Russian Federation of Athletics (ARAF) proposes to punish the Mordovian walker Ivan Noskov, who served four years of suspension, for having sent an offensive response to a request from the Athletics Integrity Unit, an in...

ARAF demands punishment of Ivan Noskov for wounding response to World Athletics request
13/01/2021 - Melbourne (AUS): Rydian Cowley and Jemima Montag wins in SuperNova 5ish

Melbourne (AUS): Rydian Cowley and Jemima Montag wins in SuperNova 5ish       Last Sunday morning saw the first of two elite 10.000m track walk at the George Knott Athletics Track in Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Australia. Numbers were sadly down a bit from the usual ones, as a number of interstate walkers we...

Melbourne (AUS): Rydian Cowley and Jemima Montag wins in SuperNova 5ish
12/01/2021 - Evan Dunfee (CAN): How jumping the queue could destroy amateur sport

Evan Dunfee (CAN): How jumping the queue could destroy amateur sport   Yesterday Evan Dunfee's response to Dick Pound's comments that Olympic athletes should have priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine was posted on Canada's "thexc.org" web site.   An opinion that is worth reading als...

Evan Dunfee (CAN): How jumping the queue could destroy amateur sport
11/01/2021 - Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): analysis of the reasons why the definition of race walking should be adapted

Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): analysis of the reasons why the definition of race walking should be adapted     We received a further analysis from our friend Koji Hoga Miura, biomechanist of the Japan National Race Walking Team, detailed with graphs on the subject already published on January 3, 2021.       ( click here to r...

Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): analysis of the reasons why the definition of race walking should be adapted
10/01/2021 - Porto de Mos (POR): The Portuguese championships of 35km and 50km and a 20km open

Porto de Mos (POR): The Portuguese championships of 35km and 50km and a 20km open       In the morning of today, with separate departures, the Portuguese National Road Walking Championships were held in Porto de Mos (POR) for the distances of 35km and 50km for both male and female categories.   To complement t...

Porto de Mos (POR): The Portuguese championships of 35km and 50km and a 20km open
08/01/2021 - Chita, Aichi (JPN): 52nd New Year’s Race Walk

Chita, Aichi (JPN): 52nd New Year’s Race Walk       We admit our guilt in not having known that in Japan, Tokyo was not the only walking competition that took place on January 1st.   Also in Chita, a small town of less than 90,000 inhabitants in the prefecture of Aichi, loca...

Chita, Aichi (JPN): 52nd New Year’s Race Walk
03/01/2021 - Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): the reasons why the definition of race walking should be adapted

Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): the reasons why the definition of race walking should be adapted     Koji Hoga Miura, a well-known university biomechanics and collaborator of the Head Coach of the Japanese national walking team, Fumio Imamura, sent us, with a prayer for publication, this report in which he explains the reasons why, in...

Koji Hoga Miura (JPN): the reasons why the definition of race walking should be adapted
02/01/2021 - The homework of Christmas holidays of Gabriel at 4th year of a High School in Bologna

The homework of Christmas holidays of Gabriel at 4th year of a High School in Bologna           At the Fermi Scientific High School in Bologna (ITA) the pfrof of phisycal education chose "in order not to overfill the January weeks with tests and questions, I will give you the second grade of the term on ...

The homework of Christmas holidays of Gabriel at 4th year of a High School in Bologna
01/01/2021 - Tokyo (JPN): Hiroto Jusho and Kumiko Okada win the 69th edition of the New Year Race Walk in Tokyo

Tokyo (JPN): Hiroto Jusho and Kumiko Okada win the 69th edition of the New Year Race Walk in Tokyo         Today the good day, but above all the Happy New Year 2021, reaches our readers from the distant Tokyo where the 69th edition of the New Year Race Walk is ending. The scheduled races were a men's 20km with over 60 ...

Tokyo (JPN): Hiroto Jusho and Kumiko Okada win the 69th edition of the New Year Race Walk in Tokyo