Russia's Sergey Kirdyapkin Kirdyapkin claims 50km walk gold

Russia's Sergey Kirdyapkin sets a new Olympic record in winning the men's 50km walk from Australian Jared Tallent.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Kirdyapkin RUS Watch: Medal moment 3:35:59 OR
2 Tallent AUS 3:36:53 PB
3 Si CHN 3:37:16 PB
View full results for Men's 50km Walk

Head to Head

Dominic King vs Luke Adams

Dominic King

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

4:15:05 Men's 50km Walk

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

70kg

Age

31

Luke Adams

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

3:53:41 Men's 50km Walk

Height

1.89m (6'2")

Weight

70kg

Age

37

View the London 2012 medallist table