race walking

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race′ walk`ing

the sport of rapid walking, in which one foot must be in contact with the ground at all times.
race′ walk`er, n.
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New Delhi [India], Feb 19 ( ANI ): The selection committee of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Monday declared the Indian 20km Race Walking team for the 21st Commonwealth Games starting from April 4 in Gold Coast, Australia.
People seemed genuinely interested in race walking, and it was fantastic to be able to show off the sport, and explain technique and my love for it.
Race walking has been blighted by doping, particularly in Russia, but Bosworth said: "Some need doping to win, whereas I am now at the front of the pack and I know I'm clean and I can beat you.
Leading the way forward, Dr Raymond K F Ch ien, Chairman of MTR Corporation, more than 30 business and public sector leaders together with Ms Olivia Cheng and Mr Alex Fong, MTR HONG KONG Race Walking Ambassadors, competed in the friendly MTR Chairman s Invitational.
Though it has just been officially announced, there had been rumblings over the past year race walking would be dropped from the timetable.
While Jackson believes race walking is on the up in the UK, Great Britain still have a long way to go before they are competing for the medals at the major championships.
What it also led to was a conversion to race walking following her graduation from Arkansas in 2009.
I'm sure there will be many decent club runners who will be amazed when they see me alongside them race walking.
He took up race walking, learned the form, and using it, felt better and better.
Race walking is defined as moving forward in a way that produces continuous contact with the ground.
Was not President Bush race walking when he said, "Read my hips"?