BBC Sport - World Championships 2015: Matej Toth wins gold in men's 50km walk
First world gold for Slovakia in 50km walk
- From the section Athletics
Slovakia are celebrating their first ever World Championship gold medal, after Matej Toth won the men's 50km walk.
Toth led outright for a large majority of the punishing race, finishing in a time of 3 hours, 40 minutes and 32 seconds.
Australia's Jared Tallent claimed the silver medal, with Japan's Takayuki Tani finishing third to secure the bronze.
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