Yes, race walking is an Olympic sport

Race walking is not running. But in order to walk quickly from start to finish, there’s a technique to the race walking form. It is similar to “speed walking” or “power walking”, but since race walking is an Olympic sport, there are rules to adhere to.

Watch the video below to learn more about this sport! It is indeed an incredible sport because walking is the most commonly used means of transport for short trips, but as an Olympic sport, it takes walking to 20-50 km distances. Check it out!

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