Fernandez and Feitor take Murcia wins; Overall titles for Tallent & Plätzer - Jefferson Perez retires

Francisco Javier Fernandez of Spain and Portugal’s Susana Feitor were respectively the men’s and women’s 20km winners at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge Final in Murcia, Spain.

However, the Overall 2008 IAAF Race Walking Challenge titles went to Australia’s Jared Tallent and Norway’s Kjersti Plätzer.

The IAAF Race Walking Challenge offers a total prize purse of $202,000 in Prize Money distributed to both the top-8 men and women as follows: 1st US$30,000, 2nd $20,000, 3rd $15,000, 4th $10,000, 5th $8000, 6th $7000, 7th $6000, 8th $5000.


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