Henriques sets world record in women’s 50-kilometer walk

Henriques sets world record in women's 50-kilometer walk

No last-day heroics at the world championships from race walker Evan Dunfee

Ines Henriques of Portugal bettered her own mark on Sunday by finishing in 4 hours, 5 minutes, 56 seconds on the two-kilometer loop in central London. "The last 5 (kilometers) were really tough," said Henriques, whose previous world record was 4:08:26.

LONDON (Reuters) – Yohann Diniz produced an astonishing solo tour de force to become the oldest man ever to become a world athletics champion at the age of 39 as he won the 50 kilometre walk title on Sunday. The French world record holder, one of the

Ines Henriques of Portugal broke her own world record** with 4:05:56 to win the inaugural women's world 50km title at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 on Sunday (13). Henriques was joined by China's Yin Hang throughout the first half of the race

No last-day heroics at the world championships from race walker Evan Dunfee

No last-day heroics at the world championships from race walker Evan Dunfee

LONDON (AP) – The first women's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships produced a world record. Ines Henriques of Portugal bettered her own mark on Sunday by finishing in 4 hours, 5 minutes, 56 seconds on the two-kilometer loop in central London

Yohann Diniz, who turns 40 on January 1 next year, became the oldest male athlete in the history of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships to win a title as he earned France its third gold here in the men's 50. Finally at the sixth attempt, Yohann Diniz became world champion on the same course that left him leaning on a tree in despair five years ago at the 2012 Olympics. This time the Frenchman needed no support as he led from gun to tape to lap nearly the …

Portugal's Henriques breaks women's 50km race walk world record, China wins surprise medals

London, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The Portuguese female march walker Inês Henriques and French male Yohann Diniz turned today into the first world champion in the march of 50 kilometers, the lady with record of 4:05:56 hours, the first world record in the

Diniz is oldest male world champion in 50km walk, Henriques wins inaugural women's race

London, Aug 13 Mercurial Frenchman Yohann Diniz finally secured the global title that had frustratingly eluded him when he won men's 50 kilometres walk world championship gold at the sixth attempt today. The 39-year-old — whose previous best was … . LONDON, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) — Portugal's Ines Henriques won the inaugural women's 50km race walk world title in style, setting a world record of four hours five minutes and 56 seconds on the final day of the London World Championships on Sunday.

Ines Henriques sets 50K walk record; Yohann Diniz becomes oldest gold medalist

Ines Henriques crossed the finishing line at The Mall in 4 hours, 5 minutes and 56 seconds, obliterating her previous best of 4:08:26 which she set in January after the IAAF ratified conditions for a women's 50km record. Reuters | Posted by Ranit Das.

The eye-opening splits for the 50K race walk world champions

If there is a prize at these championships for demonstrating total superiority, it would surely go to Yohann Diniz. The Frenchman won the 50km race walk title on Sunday morning by more than eight minutes in a championship record and the second-best …

Ines Henriques of Portugal set a world record while winning the first women's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships, while Yohann Diniz of France won the men's 50-kilometer walk to become the worlds' oldest gold medalist. Henriques bettered her. How do the marathon split times for the 50K race walk world champions compare to your lifetime best? August 13th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in London 2017, The Scene | Tags: 50K race walk, IAAF World Championships, london 2017

LONDON — Evan Dunfee couldn't provide the medal performance he wanted for Canada's beleaguered team. The 26-year from Richmond, B.C., finished 15th in the 50-kilometre race walk on the final day of the world track and field championships Sunday.

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