Russia's Sergey Kirdyapkin Kirdyapkin claims 50km walk gold

Russia's Sergey Kirdyapkin sets a new Olympic record in winning the men's 50km walk from Australian Jared Tallent.

11 Aug 12

Alex Schwazer Italian walker fails doping test

Italy

6 Aug 12

Italy's Olympic 50km race walk champion Alex Schwazer will not defend his title after he failed a doping test.

Dominic King King happy to learn from the best

Team GB

27 Jul 12

Dominic King hopes tips from Mo Farah and Paula Radcliffe will help him achieve a 50km walk personal best at London 2012.

Dominic King King of the roads

Team GB

27 Jul 12

Essex's Dominic King tells BBC Look East about his preparations for the 50km walk event at the London Olympics.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Kirdyapkin RUS 3:35:59 OR
2 Tallent AUS 3:36:53 PB
3 Si CHN 3:37:16 PB
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Head to Head

Dominic King vs Luke Adams

Dominic King

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

4:15:05 Men's 50km Walk

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

70kg

Age

31

Luke Adams

Luke Adams Australia flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results

3:53:41 Men's 50km Walk

Height

1.89m (6'2")

Weight

70kg

Age

38

View the London 2012 medallist table