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Portugal's Ines Henriques breaks women's 50km race walk world record

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

LONDON, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Portugal's Ines Henriques won the inaugural women's world 50km race walk title in style, setting a new world record of four hours five minutes and 56 seconds on the final day of the London World Championships.
Henriques broke her old mark of 4:08:26 set earlier this year to became the first female winner of the 50km race walk at the world championships.
Earlier in the men's race, three-time European champion Yohann Diniz finally lifted the world championships glory at ...