Henriques sets walk WR; Diniz oldest to gold

From ESPN - August 13, 2017

Ines Henriques of Portugal set a world record while winning the first women's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships, while Yohann Diniz of France won the men's 50-kilometer walk to become the worlds' oldest gold medalist.

Henriques bettered her own record by winning in 4 hours, 5 minutes, 56 seconds on the 2-kilometer loop in central London. She set the previous record of 4:08:26 earlier this year.

Yin Hang was second in 4:08:58, followed by Chinese teammate Yang Shuqing in 4:20:49.


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