February 10, 1983 |
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
|Event(s)||50km Race Walk|
Matej Tóth (born 10 February 1983) is a Slovak race walker. He is a three-time Olympian, having competed in 2004, 2008 and 2012, and has represented his country at the World Championships in Athletics on three occasions. He won the gold medal at the 2010 IAAF World Race Walking Cup.
At the Dudinska Patdesiatka race in March 2011 he set a Slovakian record of 3:39:46 hours for the 50 km walk to take first place. He failed to finish the 50 km race at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics, but came 14th over 20 km. He began 2012 with wins at the Rio Maior Grand Prix and Poděbrady Race Walk meets.
|1999||World Youth Championships||Bydgoszcz, Sweden||8th||10,000 m|
|2002||World Junior Championships||Kingston, Jamaica||16th||10,000 m|
|2003||Universiade||Daegu, South Korea||10th||20 km|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||32nd||20 km|
|2005||Universiade||İzmir, Turkey||8th||20 km|
|World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||21st||20 km|
|2006||European Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||6th||20 km|
|2007||World Championships||Osaka, Japan||14th||20 km|
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing, PR China||26th||20 km|
|World Race Walking Cup||Cheboksary, Russia||17th||20 km|
|2009||European Race Walking Cup||Metz, France||9th||20 km|
|World Championships||Berlin, Germany||9th||20 km|
|2010||World Race Walking Cup||Chihuahua, Mexico||1st||50 km|
|European Championships||Barcelona, Spain||7th||20 km|
|2012||Olympic Games||London, Great Britain||8th||50 km|
|2013||World Championships||Moscow, Russia||5th||50 km|
|2014||European Championships||Zürich, Switzerland||2nd||50 km|
- Juck, Alfons (2011-03-27). Toth sets 50km road world lead 3:39:46. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-03-28.
- Fernandes, Antonio Manuel (2012-04-14). New winners in Rio Maior – IAAF Race Walking Challenge. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-21.
- Procházka, Michal (2012-04-22). Tóth dominates, Di Vincenza leads Italian sweep in Poděbrady Race Walks. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-04-22.
- Juck, Alfons (26 November 2006). "Toth selected Slovak athlete of the year". IAAF. Retrieved 2006-11-27.
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