Asian Race Walking Championships

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Asian Race Walking Championships
Sport Race walking
Founded 2006
Continent Asia (AAA)

The Asian Race Walking Championships is an annual race walking competition for athletes representing countries from Asia, organized by the Asian Athletics Association (AAA). It was established in 2006 and has featured races for senior men (20 km and 50 km) and women (20 km). After the inaugural event 2006 in Wajima, Japan, the competition was split into two events: the 20 km (both men and women) were incorporated into the All-Japan Race Walking competitions held in mid March in Nomi, Japan.[1] The 50 km event was held about a month later in mid April in Wajima, Japan. This is established until the year 2008.[2][3][4] There are still annual national 50 km championships held in Wajima, but the further fate of the 50 km event within the Asian Race Walking Championships remains unknown.

Editions[edit]

Year City Country Date
1 2006 Wajima, Ishikawa  Japan April 16
2 2007 Nomi, (Neagari), Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 25
Wajima, Ishikawa (50 km)  Japan April 15
3 2008 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 16
Wajima, Ishikawa (50 km)  Japan April 13
4 2009 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 15
5 2010 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 14
6 2011 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 13
7 2012 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 11
8 2013 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 10
9 2014 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 16
10 2015 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 15
11 2016 Nomi, Ishikawa (20 km)  Japan March 20

Results[edit]

Results were compiled from the Athletics Weekly,[5] the Asian Athletics Association,[6][7][8] the IAAF,[2][3][9][10] the Fédération Suisse de Marche [11][12][13][14] and the Tilastopaja webpages.[15][16][17][18][19][20]

Men's Results[edit]

20 kilometres[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2006  Xu Xingde (CHN) 1:22:17  Kōichirō Morioka (JPN) 1:24:44  Rustam Kuvatov (KAZ) 1:25:08
2007  Takayuki Tanii (JPN) 1:21:09  Kōichirō Morioka (JPN) 1:21:30  Akihiro Sugimoto (JPN) 1:23:17
2008  Kōichirō Morioka (JPN) 1:21:55  Ronglong Zhang (CHN) 1:23:32  Rustam Kuvatov (KAZ) 1:24:01
2009  Li Jianbo (CHN) 1:20:38  Yu Wei (CHN) 1:20:41  Park Chil-sung (KOR) 1:20:45
2010  Yusuke Suzuki (JPN) 1:20:06  Isamu Fujisawa (JPN) 1:20:12  Byun Young-jun (KOR) 1:22:07
2011  Kim Hyun-sub (KOR) 1:19:31  Gang Wang (CHN) 1:22:18  Yusuke Yachi (JPN) 1:22:27
2012  Chundong Zhu (CHN) 1:21:22  Gurmeet Singh (IND) 1:21:31  Byun Young-jun (KOR) 1:21:42
2013  Yusuke Suzuki (JPN) 1:18:34  Tianlei Li (CHN) 1:21:28  Gurmeet Singh (IND) 1:21:38
2014  Kim Hyun-sub (KOR) 1:19:24 NR  Yusuke Suzuki (JPN) 1:21:01  Gurmeet Singh (IND) 1:21:30
2015  Yusuke Suzuki (JPN) 1:16:36 WR  Isamu Fujisawa (JPN) 1:19:08  Daisuke Matsunaga (JPN) 1:19:08
2016  Gurmeet Singh (IND) 1:20:29  Isamu Fujisawa (JPN) 1:20:49  Georgiy Sheiko (KAZ) 1:21:52

50 kilometres[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2006  Zhao Jianguo (CHN) 3:41:10  Li Jianbo (CHN) 3:43:02  Yuki Yamazaki (JPN) 3:43:38
2007  Zhao Chengliang (CHN) 3:44:26  Yuki Yamazaki (JPN) 3:47:40  Li Jianbo (CHN) 3:53:24
2008  Yuki Yamazaki (JPN) 3:41:55  Takayuki Tanii (JPN) 3:49:33  Yusuke Yachi (JPN) 3:52:37

Women's Results[edit]

20 kilometres[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2006  Svetlana Tolstaya (KAZ) 1:30:22  Sha Yang (CHN) 1:31:09  Lihua Sun (CHN) 1:31:30
2007  Mayumi Kawasaki (JPN) 1:28:57 NR  Sachiko Konishi (JPN) 1:33:05  Kim Mi-jung (KOR) 1:34:54
2008  Mayumi Kawasaki (JPN) 1:31:  Sha Yang (CHN) 1:32:23  Masumi Fuchise (JPN) 1:32:37
2009  Masumi Fuchise (JPN) 1:30:49  Kumi Otoshi (JPN) 1:31:42  Yanfei Li (CHN) 1:32:16
2010  Masumi Fuchise (JPN) 1:29:35  Kumi Otoshi (JPN) 1:30:36  Chiaki Asada (JPN) 1:32:27
2011  Kumi Otoshi (JPN) 1:30:44  Masumi Fuchise (JPN) 1:31:52  Chiaki Asada (JPN) 1:34:01
2012  Huiqin Ding (CHN) 1:30:14  Masumi Fuchise (JPN) 1:30:36  Mayumi Kawasaki (JPN) 1:30:51
2013  Kumi Otoshi (JPN) 1:33:49  Nguyễn Thị Thanh Phúc (VIE) 1:35:26  Jeon Yeong-eun (KOR) 1:35:49
2014  Zhou Tongmei (CHN) 1:31:58  Rei Inoue (JPN) 1:32:56  Khushbir Kaur (IND) 1:33:37 NR
2015  Yongbo Hou (CHN) 1:29:25  Kumiko Okada (JPN) 1:29:46  Jeon Yeong-eun (KOR) 1:30:35
2016  Rui Liang (CHN) 1:28:43  Kumiko Okada (JPN) 1:30:03  Lee Jeong-eun (KOR) 1:33:57

Medal Table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 12 16 9 37
2  China 9 7 3 19
3  South Korea 2 0 7 9
4  India 1 1 3 5
5  Kazakhstan 1 0 3 4
6  Vietnam 0 1 0 1
Total 25 25 25 75


See also[edit]

References[edit]

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