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Indian Open Race Walking Competition: Ramandeep Kaur betters Priyanka Goswami’s national record to win 35km walk

Indian Open Race Walking Competition: Ramandeep Kaur betters Priyanka Goswami’s national record to win 35km walk

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Juned Khan, Ram Baboo and Chandan Singh also beat the previous national record in the men’s 35km race walk for their podium finishes. National Open Athletics champion Ramandeep Kaur won the women’s 35km event at the Indian Open Race Walking Competition 2022 in Ranchi, Jharkhand, on Sunday. With the win, Ramandeep Kaur also reclaimed the national record in the category, which Tokyo Olympian Priyanka Goswami had taken away from her at the World Team Race Walking Championships in Muscat last month. Ramandeep Kaur clocked three hours and four seconds - improving on Priyanka Goswami’s record of 3.13.19 by over 13 minutes. Kaur was followed by Manju (3.07.49) and Payal (3.15.47) to the podium. In the men’s 35km walk, Juned Khan won the gold medal, clocking 2.40.16. Ram Baboo and Chan...
World Race Walking Team Championships 2022: Olympians Sandeep Kumar, Priyanka Goswami to lead new-look India

World Race Walking Team Championships 2022: Olympians Sandeep Kumar, Priyanka Goswami to lead new-look India

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Tokyo Olympian Bhawna Jat will also be competing in the women’s 20km race walk. Get full schedule and India squad. A young 11-member Indian team, led by Tokyo Olympians Sandeep Kumar and Priyanka Goswami, will compete at the World Race Walking Team Championships 2022 in Muscat, Oman over the weekend. Sandeep Kumar and Priyanka Goswami won the men’s and women’s 20km national championships, respectively, last year with national record timings of 1:20:16 and 1:28:45. While Sandeep Kumar will compete in the men’s 20km race walk alongside 20-year-old debutant Suraj Panwar on Friday, Priyanka Goswami will participate in the women’s 35km event on Saturday. Bhawna Jat, who also competed at the Tokyo Olympics, will be competing alongside Ravina and another 20-year-old debutant, Munita P...
Christie and Stevens ready to fly the flag for US race walkers in Muscat and Oregon

Christie and Stevens ready to fly the flag for US race walkers in Muscat and Oregon

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It’s doubtful every top race walker will be invited to goat yoga on a second date – but it did the trick for Robyn Stevens and Nick Christie. Even less likely, the US champions went to a slightly risqué show the night before, because, as Stevens puts it: “I had a friend who was a dancer in the show, and I wasn't quite sure what to expect. “I wasn’t sure what Nick made of it. After all, we weren’t dating then.” What she got was Christie wondering how to react. Should he look the other way? Should he just go with the flow? The flow won, and the pair have been an item ever since. As imagined, the Californians train some sessions together when permissible, although the pandemic has made it tough. Right now, one is in San Diego; the other in the northern part of the state, but re...
Italy announces team of 22 for World Race Walking Team Championships in Muscat

Italy announces team of 22 for World Race Walking Team Championships in Muscat

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Tokyo Olympians Valentina Trapletti, Francesco Fortunato and Federico Tontodonati are among the 22 athletes named on the Italian team for the World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships Muscat 22 on 4-5 March. Multiple national champion Trapletti finished 18th in Tokyo in a women’s 20km race walk final won by her compatriot Antonella Palmisano, while Fortunato was 15th and Tontodonati 44th in the men’s 20km event, which was won by their fellow Italian Massimo Stano. Lidia Barcella, who claimed two medals in the 35km event at last year’s European Race Walking Team Championships in Podebrady, contests that same distance in Oman along with Nicole Colombi, who won team silver at the 2018 World Race Walking Team Championships, and Federica Curiazzi, Vittoria Giordani and Sara Vitiello...