Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Men's 20 kilometres walk

The men's 20 kilometres walk at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, as part of the athletics programme, took place at Currumbin Beachfront on 8 April 2018.[1]

Men's 20 kilometres walk
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
VenueSouthport Broadwater Parklands
Dates8 April 2018
Competitors15 from 8 nations
Winning time1:19:34 GR
Medalists
gold medal    Australia
silver medal    England
bronze medal    Kenya
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Irfan Kolothum Thodi was later removed from the Games after a needle was found in his apartment, which was in contravention of Games policy.[2]

RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Games records were as follows:[3]

World record   Yusuke Suzuki (JPN) 1:16:36 Nomi, Japan 15 March 2015[4]
Games record   Nathan Deakes (AUS) 1:19:55 Melbourne, Australia 20 March 2006

ScheduleEdit

The schedule was as follows:[1]

Date Time Round
Sunday 8 April 2018 7:00 Race

All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)

ResultsEdit

The results were as follows:[3]

Rank Order Name Result Notes Race violations
  10   Dane Bird-Smith (AUS) 1:19:34 GR
  8   Tom Bosworth (ENG) 1:19:38 NR[UK] ~
  12   Samuel Gathimba (KEN) 1:19:51 ~~
4 15   Benjamin Thorne (CAN) 1:20:49 SB ~
5 4   Quentin Rew (NZL) 1:21:47 SB ~
6 3   Manish Singh (IND) 1:22:22 R 125.5 ~~
7 2   Callum Wilkinson (ENG) 1:22:35 ~~
8 9   Evan Dunfee (CAN) 1:23:26 SB >
9 1   Lebogang Shange (RSA) 1:23:27
10 7   Michael Hosking (AUS) 1:25:35 ~
11 13   Rhydian Cowley (AUS) 1:26:12 ~~
12 5   Simon Wachira (KEN) 1:26:33 ~
13 6   Irfan Kolothum Thodi (IND) 1:27:34
14 11   Wayne Snyman (RSA) 1:28:09
15 14   Jérôme Caprice (MRI) 1:33:12
Notes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Result - Men's 20km Race Walk Final". Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  2. ^ Commonwealth Games: Two Indians sent home for violating 'no-needles' policy. BBC Sport (2018-04-13). Retrieved 2018-04-15.
  3. ^ a b Athletics | Men's 20km Race Walk - Final (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. p. 108. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Suzuki breaks 20km race walk world record". IAAF. 15 March 2015. Retrieved 8 April 2018.