Is This a New Thing?

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When did race walking become a sport?

Is This a New Thing?

There are many race walking events around the country, but the biggest race walking events take place during the Summer Olympic Games. Race walking made its Olympic debut at the Atlanta games, and has since had much more exposure to mainstream America ever since. Still, it is difficult to find many venues or meets that host competitve walking. Search for race walking races on the internet, there's got to be one around you.

   

Comments

4/6/2007 4:14:17 AM
Bob Cruise said:

Race Walking started as an Olympic sport long before the Atlanta Olympics.


1/23/2012 5:44:26 AM
Stu Cooper said:

Race walking had its Olympic debut at London in in 1908, and has appeared in every Olympics excluding 1924 in Paris.




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