50km Walk World Athletics Championships 2019 Odds
Who wins Men's 50km Walk at the World Athletics Championships 2019?
Dominic King and Cameron Corbishley chosen the for 2019 World Championships in Athletics
The Athletics governing body of UK announced the first 6 athletes at the start of May, chosen for the upcoming World Championships in Athletics due to be held later this year.
Two athletes Cameron and Dominic have been selected to compete in the men’s 50km race walk in the World Championships following the trial event in March.
Cameron, on his very first day out over the distance, clocked the 2nd quickest time ever by a national under-23 record and a British athlete, 3:53:20, to confirm his place while Dominic was easily inside the standard in posting 3:56:35 in the same race.
A two-time Olympian race walker, Dominic continued his great form with his 2nd fastest 50 km walk, and the 5th fastest-ever in the UK all-time rankings.
Dominic’s time of 3:56:35, achieved in Slovakia, gave him the qualifying time for the World Championships, due to be held in Doha in September. His personal best is 3hrs 55min 48sec, set in Germany in 2016.
In just 1:38, Dominic went through the half-marathon mark and in 3:17 he was able to reach the marathon distance of 26.2 miles, a truly superb effort.
As said earlier, Dominic has represented UK twice at the Olympic Games, in the 50 km walking race, at Rio de Janeiro 2016 and at London in 2012.
Neil Black (British Athletics Performance Director), in a statement said, that each of the selected athletes have shown great performance in the recent past and have earned their places in Doha, with many of them setting PBs and establishing themselves among the Great Britain's best all-time in their events. He further said that the World Championships will act as an important step leading into Tokyo 2020 and we look ahead towards both and will try our best.