Women's 50 kilometres walk world record progression

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The following table shows the world record progression in the women's 50 kilometres walk, as recognised by the IAAF.

Unlike the men's 50K walk, the women's 50K walk is a new event, having been added to the IAAF World Athletics Championships for the first time in 2017.[1]

World record progression[edit]

Time Athlete Date Place Ref
4:08:26  Inês Henriques (POR) 15 January 2017 Porto de Mós [2]
4:05:56  Inês Henriques (POR) 13 August 2017 London [3]
4:04:36  Liang Rui (CHN) 5 May 2018 Taicang [4]
3:59:15  Liu Hong (CHN) 9 March 2019 Huangshan [5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The IAAF Achieves Gender Parity At Worlds, But Only For Five Women".
  2. ^ António Manuel Fernandes (16 January 2017). "Henriques sets inaugural women's 50km race walk world record". IAAF. Retrieved 16 Jan 2017.
  3. ^ "50km Race Walk Results" (PDF). IAAF. 13 August 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  4. ^ "50km Racewalk Results" (PDF). IAAF. 5 May 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  5. ^ Bob Ramsak (9 March 2019). "FLASH - Liu breaks world 50km race walk record in Huangshan, cracking 4-hour barrier". IAAF. Retrieved 9 March 2019.