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Robert Korzeniowski

Robert Korzeniowski About Polish race walker and four-time Olympic gold medalist who won golds in the 50 km walk and 20 km walk. Other Informations He entered his first Olympics in 1996 and took gold in the 50 km walk. He became the first athlete to claim gold for both the long distance and short …

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Robert Heffernan

Robert Heffernan About Race walker who won the gold medal in the 50 kilometer walk at the 2013 IAFF World Championships. He previously set an Irish record in the 50 kilometer walk at the 2010 European Athletics Championships with a time of 3:45:30. Other Informations He was born in Cork, Ireland and first represented Ireland …

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Luis Fernando Lopez

Luis Fernando Lopez About Race walker who made his Olympic debut at the 2004 Summer Games in Athens. Other Informations He won silver at the 1998 South American Junior Championships. In 2009 he won gold medals at the Pan American Race Walking Cup, South American Championships, and Bolivarian Games. He was born in San Juan …

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Olga Kaniskina

Olga Kaniskina About Russian race walker who won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics and a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Other Informations She competed at the 2006 World Race Walking Cup. She competed in and won at the 2007, 2009, and 2011 World Championships. She was born in 1985 and grew …

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Gurmeet Singh

Gurmeet Singh About Race walker who made his Olympic debut at the 2012 Summer Games in London, where he competed in the 20 km event. Other Informations He won a silver medal at the 2000 national junior championships. In 2010 he began training at the Sports Authority of Indiana, where his career took off. He …

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Erica Alfridi

Erica Alfridi About Race walker who competed in the 2000 Olympics, coming in fourth in the women’s 20-km walk; won gold in the 20-km walk at the 2001 Mediterranean Games. Other Informations She participated in the 10-km walk at the World Race Walking Cup in 1997, coming in fourth. She won gold at the 2002 …

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Chen Ding

Chen Ding About Summer Olympics gold medalist at the 2012 London Games in the 20 kilometer racewalk event. He set a new Olympic record that year with a time of 1:18:46. Other Informations He was a member of the Guangdong Province Athletic Team. He made Chinese history when he became the first Chinese athlete to …

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Alex Schwazer

Alex Schwazer About Race walker who won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 50 km walk. Other Informations He was a talented and diverse youth athlete. He was disqualified from the 2012 Olympics because of doping, which led him to retire from athletics. He was born in Sterzing, South Tyrol, Italy. …