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


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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