27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russian women win the gold in the Universiade race walking team standings

The Russian women’s team won a gold at the Universiade in the team ratings for race walking.


Universiade. Athletics. Race walking. © RIA Novosti

On Wednesday, Russian representatives Anisya Kirdyapkina, Irina Yumanova and Lina Bikulova won the entire podium in the 20km race walking competition, R-Sport reports. The result of the Russian team in the team ratings was 4 hours 32 minutes and 41 seconds. The silver in the team ratings went to China with a time of 4 hours 49 minutes and 54 seconds. On the previous day, Russia’s Andrei Krivov won the men’s final in 20km race walking and the other Russian Denis Strelkov won a bronze medal. After the race, Russia took the gold in the men’s team standings as well. 

R-Sport, July 10