2019 World Athletics Championships – Women's 20 kilometres walk

Women's 20 kilometres walk
at the 2019 World Championships
VenueKhalifa International Stadium
Dates29 September
Competitors45 from 31 nations
Winning time1:32:53
Medalists
gold medal    China
silver medal    China
bronze medal    China
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The women's 20 kilometres walk at the 2019 World Athletics Championships was held at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on 29 September 2019.[1]

Records

Before the competition records were as follows:[2]

Record Perf. Athlete Nat. Date Location
World 1:24:38 Liu Hong  CHN 6 Jun 2015 A Coruña, Spain
Championship 1:25:41 Olimpiada Ivanova  RUS 7 Aug 2005 Helsinki,Finland
World leading 1:24:31 Elena Lashmanova  RUS 18 Feb 2019 Sochi, Russia
African 1:30:40 Grace Wanjiru  KEN 6 Jun 2018 Nairobi, Kenya
Asian 1:24:38 Liu Hong  CHN 6 Jun 2015 A Coruña, Spain
NACAC 1:26:17 Lupita González  MEX 7 May 2016 Rome, Italy
South American 1:25:29 Glenda Morejón  ECU 8 Jun 2019 A Coruña, Spain
European 1:25:02 Elena Lashmanova  RUS 11 Augf 2012 London, Great Britain
Oceanian 1:27:44 Jane Saville  AUS 2 May 2004 Naumburg, Germany