WA Race Walking Tour Gold Meeting

Walking races
20 km race – men and women


6 April 2024, 92nd edition

6.4. 2024

Records fell in Poděbrady, titles again for Hlaváč and Martínková

Kimberly García and Perseus Karlström dominated the golden meeting of the Poděbrady Walking World Circuit in course records. Vít Hlaváč and Eliška Martínková defended their Czech 20 km titles. Ema Klimentová dominated…

5.4. 2024

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3.4. 2024

​Walking festival in Poděbrady with the world elite

The 92nd edition of the World Athletics Race Walking Tour Gold in Poděbrady will take place this Saturday, 6 April. The local spa colonnade will see the largest ever number of participants in the 20-kilometre race (a…



8.4. 2024


24.5. 2023


3.4. 2022

Poděbrady tradition: from the cradle of the current athletics to Czech worldliness

The history of race walking associated with Poděbrady dates back to the nineteenth century. However, a long tradition does not linger at present, to the contrary. Its freshness is demonstrated by at least these outstanding events: in 1997 the Czech Athletics celebrated one hundred years with a successful World Cup, and in 2017 the elite from all over Europe met here at a similar event during the 120th anniversary of the local "queen of sports". In 2021 and 2023 the top athletes gathered at European Championship with the new world record at 35 track by María Peréz.

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