Matej TOTH

Matej TOTH - Slovakia - 2015 World & 2016 Olympic Games 50k race walk champion.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 29 August 2015

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 10 February 1983
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Nitra, Slovakia.
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Matej TOTH - Slovakia - 2015 World & 2016 Olympic Games 50k race walk champion.

Matej Tóth strides along the finish straight at the Olympic Stadium, in Beijing,

to take the Gold medal in the men's 50 kilometre race walk, at the 2015 World

Championships.  For Tóth it was his first victory since winning the European Race

walking Cup in 2011.

He was second at the 2014 European Athletics Championships in Zurich.


But in 2016 he wins the 2016 Olympic Games

gold medal in the 50m race walk.

 

 

1.
 Matej
 TOTH  SLO 3:40:32   
2.
 Jared   TALLENT  AUS 3:42:17  SB
3.  Takayuki
 TANII  JAP 3:42:55
4.  Hirooki  ARAI  JAP
 3:43:4
5.  Robert
 HEFFERNAN  IRE  3:44:17 SB
6.  Zang  LIN  CHN  3:44:39 PB
 7.  Yu  WEI  ECU  3:45:21
AR
 8.  Andrés   CHOCHO ESP
 3:46:00
SB

 

2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Final men's 50 k race walk.


 1.  Matej Tóth  Slovakia  3:40:58
 2.  Jared Tallent  Australia  3:41:16 SB
 3.  Hirooki Arai  Japan  3:41:24 SB
 4.  Evan Dunfee  Canada  3:41:38 NR
 5.  Yu Wei  China  3:43:00
 6.  Robert Heffernan
 Ireland  3:43:55
 7.  Håvard Haukenes  Norway  3:46:33 PB
 8.  Yohann Diniz  France  3:46:43 SB