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2015 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 50 kilometres walk

The men's 50 kilometres walk at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Beijing National Stadium on 29 August.[1][2][3]

Men's 50 kilometres walk
at the 2015 World Championships
VenueBeijing National Stadium
Dates29 August
Competitors53 from 29 nations
Winning time3:40:32
Medalists
gold medal    Slovakia
silver medal    Australia
bronze medal    Japan
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RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:[4]

World record   Yohann Diniz (FRA) 3:32:33 Zürich, Switzerland 15 August 2014
Championship record   Robert Korzeniowski (POL) 3:36:03 Saint-Denis, France 23 August 2003
World Leading   Matej Tóth (SVK) 3:34:38 Dudince, Slovakia 21 March 2015
African Record   Marc Mundell (RSA) 3:55:32 London, Great Britain 11 August 2012
Asian Record   Yu Chaohong (CHN) 3:36:06 Nanjing, China 22 October 2005
North, Central American and Caribbean record   Erick Barrondo (GUA) 3:41:09 Dudince, Slovakia 23 March 2013
South American Record   James Rendón (COL) 3:47:41 Valley Cottage, United States 14 September 2014
European Record   Yohann Diniz (FRA) 3:32:33 Zürich, Switzerland 15 August 2014
Oceanian record   Nathan Deakes (AUS) 3:35:47 Geelong, Australia 2 December 2006
The following records were established during the competition:
South American Record   Andrés Chocho (ECU) 3:46:00 Beijing, China 29 August 2015

Qualification standardsEdit

Time[5]
4:06:00

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
29 August 2015 07:30 Final

All times are local times (UTC+8)

ResultsEdit

The race was started at 07:30.[6]

KEY: NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Matej Tóth   Slovakia (SVK) 3:40:32
  Jared Tallent   Australia (AUS) 3:42:17 SB
  Takayuki Tanii   Japan (JPN) 3:42:55
4 Hirooki Arai   Japan (JPN) 3:43:44
5 Robert Heffernan   Ireland (IRL) 3:44:17 SB
6 Zhang Lin   China (CHN) 3:44:39 PB
7 Yu Wei   China (CHN) 3:45:21 PB
8 Andrés Chocho   Ecuador (ECU) 3:46:00 AR
9 Jesús Ángel García   Spain (ESP) 3:46:43 SB
10 Quentin Rew   New Zealand (NZL) 3:48:48 PB
11 Adrian Błocki   Poland (POL) 3:49:11 PB
12 Evan Dunfee   Canada (CAN) 3:49:56 PB
13 Chris Erickson   Australia (AUS) 3:51:26 SB
14 Wu Qianlong   China (CHN) 3:51:35
15 Ivan Banzeruk   Ukraine (UKR) 3:52:15
16 Marco De Luca   Italy (ITA) 3:53:02
17 Matteo Giupponi   Italy (ITA) 3:53:23
18 Aku Partanen   Finland (FIN) 3:54:28
19 Serhiy Budza   Ukraine (UKR) 3:55:10
20 Luis Fernando López   Colombia (COL) 3:55:43 PB
21 Pedro Isidro   Portugal (POR) 3:55:44 PB
22 Tadas Šuškevičius   Lithuania (LTU) 3:56:27 SB
23 Park Chil-sung   South Korea (KOR) 3:56:42 SB
24 Håvard Haukenes   Norway (NOR) 3:56:50 SB
25 Teodorico Caporaso   Italy (ITA) 3:56:58
26 Sandeep Kumar   India (IND) 3:57:03 SB
27 Manish Singh   India (IND) 3:57:11 PB
28 Rafał Augustyn   Poland (POL) 3:57:30
29 Jaime Quiyuch   Guatemala (GUA) 3:57:41 SB
30 Dušan Majdán   Slovakia (SVK) 3:58:57 SB
31 Mathieu Bilodeau   Canada (CAN) 4:01:35 SB
32 Jarkko Kinnunen   Finland (FIN) 4:02:07 SB
33 Marc Mundell   South Africa (RSA) 4:02:41
34 Yuki Yamazaki   Japan (JPN) 4:03:54
35 Francisco Arcilla   Spain (ESP) 4:07:23 SB
36 Luis Ángel Sánchez   Guatemala (GUA) 4:09:26
37 John Nunn   United States (USA) 4:09:44 SB
38 Arnis Rumbenieks   Latvia (LAT) 4:28:55
Marius Cocioran   Romania (ROM) DNF
Carl Dohmann   Germany (GER) DNF
Mário dos Santos   Brazil (BRA) DNF
Anders Hansson   Sweden (SWE) DNF
Anatole Ibáñez   Sweden (SWE) DNF
Aleksi Ojala   Finland (FIN) DNF
Alexandros Papamichail   Greece (GRE) DNF
Benjamin Sánchez   Spain (ESP) DNF
Alex Wright   Ireland (IRL) DNF
Erick Barrondo   Guatemala (GUA) DQ
Brendan Boyce   Ireland (IRL) DQ
Lukáš Gdula   Czech Republic (CZE) DQ
Ihor Hlavan   Ukraine (UKR) DQ
Łukasz Nowak   Poland (POL) DQ
Martin Tišťan   Slovakia (SVK) DQ
Aleksandr Yargunkin   Russia (RUS) DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Beijing 2015: Timetable". Beijing 2015. 10 August 2015. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  2. ^ Start list
  3. ^ "REPORT: MEN'S 50KM RACE WALK – IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BEIJING 2015". iaaf.org. 29 August 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Records & Lists – Race Walk". IAAF. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  5. ^ IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 – Standards (PDF), IAAF, 2014, retrieved 18 August 2015
  6. ^ Final results