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

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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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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]

Records[edit]

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 standards[edit]

Time[5]
4:06:00

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
29 August 2015 07:30 Final

All times are local times (UTC+8)

Results[edit]

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

KEY: NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Matej Tóth  Slovakia (SVK) 3:40:32
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jared Tallent  Australia (AUS) 3:42:17 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 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

References[edit]

  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