Japan’s 2019 world 10th-placer Eiki Takahashi smashed the world 10,000m race walk best, clocking 37:25.21 to improve on the previous best of 37:53.09 set by Francisco Javier Fernandez of Spain in 2008.

The top three were all well inside that mark as Koki Ikeda placed a close second in 37:25.90 and Yuta Koga finished third in 37:35.00.

Kumiko Okada won the women’s race in 44:11.56.

Source: AW