Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games – Men's 30 kilometres walk

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The men's 30 kilometres walk event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held on 2 February in Auckland. [1]

Racewalking athletic discipline

Racewalking, or race walking, is a long-distance discipline within the sport of athletics. Although it is a foot race, it is different from running in that one foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times. This is assessed by race judges. Typically held on either roads or on running tracks, common distances differ from 3000 metres (1.8 mi) up to 100 kilometres (62.1 mi).

Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

At the 1990 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand from 27 January to 3 February 1990. A total of 42 events were contested, 23 by male and 19 by female athletes.

Auckland Metropolitan area in North Island, New Zealand

Auckland is a city in the North Island of New Zealand. The most populous urban area in the country, Auckland has an urban population of around 1,628,900. It is located in the Auckland Region—the area governed by Auckland Council—which includes outlying rural areas and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of 1,695,900. Auckland is a diverse, multicultural and cosmopolitan city, home to the largest Polynesian population in the world. A Māori-language name for Auckland is Tāmaki or Tāmaki Makaurau, meaning "Tāmaki with a hundred lovers", in reference to the desirability of its fertile land at the hub of waterways in all directions.

Results

RankNameNationalityTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Guillaume LeBlanc Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:08:28
Silver medal icon.svg Andrew Jachno Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:09:09
Bronze medal icon.svg Ian McCombie Flag of England.svg  England 2:09:20
4 François Lapointe Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:12:41
5 Mark Easton Flag of England.svg  England 2:14:52
6 Chris Maddocks Flag of England.svg  England 2:15:07
7 Simon Baker Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:19:55
7 Paul Copeland Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2:19:55
9 Steve Partington Flag of the Isle of Man.svg  Isle of Man 2:20:11
10 Shane Donnelly Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:24:01
11 Martin Archambault Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 2:29:22
12 Sean Sullivan Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2:35:40
Moetu Tangitamaiti Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands DNF

References

  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2016-08-05.