2011 World Champs/Daegu: Day 2, Mens' 20k Race Walk Video, courtesy of IAAF, note by Larry Eder

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The Men's 20,000m walk was held in humid and tough conditions. Valeriy Borchin of Russia let the leaders go, and caught them later on, winning in 1:19.56!

Countrymen Vladimir Kanaykin of Russia was second, with a walk of 1:20.27, and Luis Fernando Lopez of Columbia gave his country their first medal in any World Championships in Athletics: a bronze!

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