Lashmanova — champion of the world, have Kirdyapkin — Silver

  • Photo: The Russian Newspaper
  • Photo: The Russian Newspaper

  

Olympic champion Russian Elena Lashmanova brought our country the second gold medal of the World Championship in Athletics in Moscow, becoming the best in race walking for 20 kilometers with a score of 1:27.08. The silver medal was won by her compatriot Anisya Kirdyapkin.

  • Photo: The Russian Newspaper
  • Photo: The Russian Newspaper

The third was a Chinese woman Liu Hong.

Another Russian Vera Sokolova was disqualified already in the stadium at the finish of race.

World Championship

Moscow

Women. Walking for 20 km.

1. Elena Lashmanova — 1:27.08

2. Anisya Kirdyapkin — 1.27.11 (both — Russia)

3. Liu Hong (China)

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