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Perfect Kirdyapkin wins Russian 50km race walking title

Sergey Kirdyapkin became the men’s 50km champion at the Russian Race Walking Championship in Cheboksary.

Kirdyapkin, whose perfect technique highly appreciated by experts, walked in tandem with Sergey Bakulin for a long time, but then he left him behind and finished in 3:49.04. Bakulin clocked 3:54.37 finishing second, and Sergey Leontyev finished third with 4:04.46.

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