Liang Rui, of China, celebrates breaking the world record with her 50km racewalk victory in Taicang. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Liang Rui smashes women’s 50km racewalk world record – at her first attempt

The 23-year-old shaves more than a minute off previous record at world racewalking team championships in Taicang

Topic |   IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations)

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Liang Rui, of China, celebrates breaking the world record with her 50km racewalk victory in Taicang. Photo: Xinhua
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