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The 10,000 metres race walk is a racewalking event. The event is competed as a track race. Athletes must always keep in contact with the ground and the supporting leg must remain straight until the raised leg passes it. 10,000 meters is 6.21 miles.[1]

Athletics
10,000 metres walk
Men's records
World Paquillo Fernández (ESP) 37:53.09 (2008)
Women's records
World Nadezhda Ryashkina (URS) 41:56.23 (1990)

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HistoryEdit

This distance is not commonly raced at senior competitions but part of junior and youth championships. Top level senior athletics racewalking events typically feature 10 km road distance.

World recordsEdit

On July 27, 2008, Paquillo Fernández of Spain set a new 10,000 m race walk world record in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in a time of 37:53.09. The all-time women's 10,000 m race-walk record is held by Nadezhda Ryashkina of Soviet Union, at 41:56.23.

All-time top 25 racewalkers outdoorEdit

  • ht = hand timing

MenEdit

  • Correct as of 2 September 2018.[2]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 37:53.09 Paquillo Fernández   Spain 27 July 2008 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
2 37:58.08 Daisuke Matsunaga   Japan 7 July 2018 Kitami [3]
3 37:58.6 (ht) Ivano Brugnetti   Italy 23 July 2005 Sesto San Giovanni
4 38:01.49 Eiki Takahashi   Japan 13 December 2015 Isahaya
5 38:02.60 Jozef Pribilinec   Slovakia 30 August 1985 Banská Bystrica
6 38:06.28 Miguel Ángel López   Spain 24 July 2016 Gijón [4]
7 38:06.6 (ht) David Smith   Australia 25 September 1986 Sydney
8 38:08.13 Yohann Diniz   France 12 July 2014 Reims
9 38:10.23 Yusuke Suzuki   Japan 16 July 2015 Abashiri
10 38:12.13 Ronald Weigel   East Germany 11 May 1986 Potsdam
11 38:18.0 (ht) Valdas Kazlauskas   Soviet Union   Lithuania 18 September 1983 Moscow
12 38:20.0 (ht) Moacir Zimmermann   Brazil 7 June 2008 Blumenau
13 38:23.73 [5] Wang Zhen   China 8 February 2015 Genova [6]
14 38:24.0 (ht) Bernardo Segura   Mexico 7 May 1994 Bergen
15 38:24.31 Hatem Ghoula   Tunisia 30 May 1998 Tunis
16 38:26.4 (ht) Daniel García   Mexico 17 May 1997 Sdr Omme
17 38:26.53 Robert Korzeniowski   Poland 31 May 2002 Riga
18 38:27.57 Robert Heffernan   Ireland 20 July 2008 Dublin
19 38:32.0 Erik Tysse   Norway 13 June 2008 Bergen
20 38:34.23 Dane Bird-Smith   Australia 31 March 2017 Sydney [7]
21 38:37.02 Kevin Campion   France 13 July 2013 Paris
22 38:37.6 (ht) Jefferson Pérez   Ecuador 9 May 1998 Bergen
23 38:37.9 (ht) Walter Arena   Italy 13 April 1990 Catania
24 38:39.28 Perseus Karlström   Sweden 1 September 2018 Tampere [8]
25 38:40.04 Kouki Ikeda   Japan 7 July 2018 Kitami [9]

NotesEdit

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 38:23.50:

WomenEdit

  • Correct as of 19 September 2018.[10]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 41:37.9 (ht) [11] Gao Hongmiao   China 7 April 1994 Beijing
2 41:42.5 (ht) [12] Lyudmyla Olyanovska   Ukraine 1 November 2014 Mukachevo
3 41:56.23 Nadezhda Ryashkina   Soviet Union 24 July 1990 Seattle
4 41:57.22 Kerry Saxby-Junna   Australia 24 July 1990 Seattle
5 41:57.29 Antonella Palmisano   Italy 23 April 2017 Orvieto [13]
6 42:02.99 Sandra Arenas   Colombia 25 August 2018 Trujillo [14]
7 42:11.5 (ht) Beate Gummelt   Germany 5 May 1992 Fana
8 42:13.7 (ht) Madelein Svensson   Sweden 5 May 1992 Fana
9 42:14.12 Raquel González   Spain 23 July 2016 Gijón [15]
10 42:19.2 (ht) Gu Yan   China 7 April 1994 Beijing
11 42:23.37 Julia Takács   Spain 27 July 2014 Alcobendas
12 42:23.7 (ht) Ileana Salvador   Italy 8 May 1993 Fana
13 42:30.31 Olimpiada Ivanova   Russia 26 July 1994 Sankt Petersburg
14 42:35.69 Beatriz Pascual   Spain 23 July 2016 Gijón [16]
15 42:37.0 (ht) Sari Essayah   Finland 8 May 1993 Fana
16 42:38.24 Liu Hongyu   China 24 October 1995 Nanjing
17 42:40.37 Feng Haixia   China 24 October 1995 Nanjing
18 42:43.23 Yelena Sayko   Russia 26 July 1994 Sankt Peterburg
19 42:45.0 (ht) Elisabetta Perrone   Italy 30 May 1999 Catania
20 42:46.7 (ht) Cui Yingzi   China 15 March 1992 Jinan
Chen Yueling   China 15 March 1992 Jinan
22 42:47.25 Anezka Drahotová   Czech Republic 23 July 2014 Eugene
23 42:47.4 (ht) Katarzyna Radtke   Poland 8 May 1993 Fana
24 42:47.6 (ht) Li Chunxiu   China 15 March 1992 Jinan
25 42:50.0 (ht) Guan Ping   China 15 March 1992 Jinan

NotesEdit

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 42:30.13:

  • Kerry Saxby-Junna also walked hand-timed 42:22.6 (1993), 42:23.9 (1992), 42:25.2 (1990), automatic-timed 42:26.29 (1993), and hand-timed 42:27.5 (1995).
  • Beate Gummelt also walked hand-timed 42:29.4 (1990), 38:21.88 (2016).
  • Gao Hongmiao also walked 42:30.13 (1995).

All-time top 25 racewalkers indoorEdit

MenEdit

  • Correct as of 2 September 2018.[17]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 38:23.73 [18] Wang Zhen   China 8 February 2015 Genoa
2 38:31.4 (ht) Werner Heyer   East Germany 12 January 1980 Berlin
3 38:35.5 (ht) Ronald Weigel   Germany 12 January 1980 Berlin
4 38:46.0 (ht) Reima Salonen   Finland 9 March 1988 Turku
5 38:54.4 (ht) Frants Kostyukevich   Belarus 3 February 1996 Minsk
6 39:06.06 Igor Glavan   Ukraine 24 December 2014 Sumy
7 39:10.6 (ht) Mikhail Khmelnitskiy   Belarus 4 February 1995 Minsk
8 39:13.15 Hartwig Gauder   Germany 26 February 1988 Senftenberg
9 39:14.0 (ht) Pyotr Pochenchuk   Belarus 6 February 1983 Moskva
10 39:15.91 Cai Zelin   China 8 February 2015 Genova
11 39:20.52 Nazar Kovalenko   Ukraine 20 February 2010 Sumy
12 39:20.8 Viktor Semyonov   Russia 17 February 1980 Moskva
13 39:21.0 (ht) Vladimir Andreyev   Russia 21 January 1997 Moskva
14 39:21.6 (ht) Nikolay Matveyev   Belarus 2 March 1981 Minsk
15 39:22.0 (ht) Aleksey Voyevodin   Russia 28 December 2001 Penza
16 39:26.79 Ivan Trotskiy   Belarus 22 February 2008 Mogilyov
17 39:26.90 Ruslan Dmytrenko   Ukraine 16 February 2012 Sumy
18 39:27.5 (ht) Artur Meleshkevich   Belarus 3 February 1996 Minsk
19 39:30.5 (ht) Mikhail Orlov   Russia 24 January 1995 Moskva
20 39:32.0 (ht) Igor Plotnikov   Russia 4 March 1988 Minsk
Aleksey Kronin   Russia 21 January 1997 Moskva
22 39:34.0 (ht) Roland Wieser   East Germany 11 January 1984 Potsdam
23 39:34.6 (ht) Aivars Rumbenieks   Lithuania 17 February 1980 Moskva
24 39:38.6 (ht) Valdas Kazlauskas   Lithuania 17 February 1980 Moskva
25 39:39.0 (ht) Ralf Kowalsky   East Germany 11 January 1984 Potsdam

WomenEdit

Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 43:54.63 Yelena Ginko   Belarus 22 February 2008 Mogilev
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7 44:38.8 (ht) Olimpiada Ivanova   Russia 21 January 2001 Moscow
8 44:39.55 Viktoriya Rashchupkina   Belarus 16 February 2018 Mogilev [19]
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MedalistsEdit

European Athletics ChampionshipsEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1946 Oslo
details
  John Mikaelsson (SWE)   Fritz Schwab (SUI)   Émile Maggi (FRA)
1950 Brussels
details
  Fritz Schwab (SUI)   Émile Maggi (FRA)   John Mikaelsson (SWE)
1954 Berne
details
  Josef Doležal (TCH)   Anatoliy Yegorov (URS)   Sergey Lobastov (URS)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kilometers to Miles Conversion Calculator and Table – Convert Kilometers (km) to Miles". Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  2. ^ "All-time men's best 10000m track walk". alltime-athletics.com. September 2, 2018. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  3. ^ "08/07/2018 Kitami (JPN): Re-written the world season list of 10.000m track walk men". marciadalmondo.com. July 8, 2018. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "Flash-News des Tages" (in German). DLV. July 24, 2016. Retrieved October 14, 2016.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ different sources listed time both as indoor and outdoor mark, probably outdoor
  6. ^ "Marcia, Wang 38:23.73 al Frigerio" (in Italian). FIDAL. February 9, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2017.
  7. ^ "10000m Race Walk Results". Athletics Australia. March 31, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2017.
  8. ^ "Finland and Sweden split the honours at the annual Finnkampen match". European Athletics. September 3, 2018. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  9. ^ "08/07/2018 Kitami (JPN): Re-written the world season list of 10.000m track walk men". marciadalmondo.com. July 8, 2018. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  10. ^ "All-time women's best 10000m track race-walk". alltime-athletics.com. September 19, 2018. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  11. ^ not ratified by IAAF
  12. ^ not ratified by IAAF
  13. ^ Filippo Francesco Idone (April 23, 2017). "Atletica, 10.000 metri su pista: Antonella Palmisano realizza il record italiano". sportfair.it (in Italian). Retrieved April 30, 2017.
  14. ^ Eduardo Biscayart (August 27, 2018). "Arenas threatens world record at Ibero-American Championships". IAAF. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
  15. ^ "Raquel González, campeona de 10.000 marcha con nuevo récord de España" (in Spanish). efe.com. July 23, 2016. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  16. ^ "Raquel González, campeona de 10.000 marcha con nuevo récord de España" (in Spanish). efe.com. July 23, 2016. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  17. ^ "All-time men's best 10000m track walk". alltime-athletics.com. September 2, 2018. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  18. ^ probably outdoor performance
  19. ^ "Mogilev (Belarus), 16-18.2.2018 -National Championships-". trackinsun.blogspot.de. February 18, 2018. Retrieved February 22, 2018.