Athletics: Colombian Pride As Arevalo Takes Gold In Men’s 20km Walk | 8/13/2017 | Staff
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LONDON (Reuters) – Eider Arevalo won Colombia’s first gold of the World Championships on Sunday by triumphing in the men’s 20 kilometer walk.

The 24-year-old continued his unbeaten run over this distance in 2017 by crossing the line, wearing his country’s flag as a cape, in a national record time of one hour, 18 minutes and 53 seconds.

Sergey - Shirobokov - Athlete - Arevalo - Race

Russian Sergey Shirobokov, competing as an authorized neutral athlete, shadowed Arevalo for most of the race but faded on the final lap on The Mall.

The 2015 youth champion still managed a late surge to finish two...
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