The Racewalking is an Olympic track and field event athletics with a distance of 20km men and women and 50km men. The Racewalking first appeared at the modern Olympic Games in 1904 as a half-kilometer walk in the off-road, precursor to the 10-event decathlon.

In 1908, 1,500 and 3,000m races were added and, with the exception of 1924, there has been at least one race for men at every Olympic Games since. The women’s Racewalk did not become an Olympic event until 1992, after years of active lobbying by international women.

Athletics Race walking at Tokyo
Athletics Race walking at Tokyo

A Walkers World Cup is held every two years and there are walking events at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, the Commonwealth Games and the Pan American Games, among others. Sports enthusiasts from around the world can purchase Olympic Athletics Race walking Tickets online to enjoy its stunning performances.

Walking, or running, is a long-distance discipline in the sport of athletics. Although it is a run, it is different to run in the sense that a foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times.

This is evaluated by the race judges. Generally held on roads or running tracks, common distances range from 3,000 meters to 100 km.

Athletics-Race-walking-at-Tokyo-2020
Athletics-Race-walking-at-Tokyo-2020

Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics will take place during the last 10 days of the Games from July 31 to August 9, 2020, at the Olympic Stadium. The track and field at the 2020 Summer Olympics must be divided into three distinct categories: track and field events, road races and walking events.

A total of 48 events will be organized, one more than in 2016, with the addition of a mixed relay event. The IAAF Race Walking Cup, held for the first time in 1961, is an autonomous world competition for the discipline. It has a 10 km walk for junior athletes, in addition to Olympic standard events.

The IAAF World Indoor Championships included 5000m and 3000m marching variants. Championships and high-level athletics competitions typically include 20km races.

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