Re: a question about Kenyan and Ethiopian dominance in distance events

Discussion in 'General Fitness' started by Sam, Aug 9, 2005.

  1. Sam

    Sam Guest

    There is no money in racewalking and no tradition of it in those countries.

    "dwjones45" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > now it is common knowledge that Kenya and Ethiopia are the dominate
    > nations when it comes distances from 800 meters on up. then why is it that
    > they are not major factors in race walking? seeing that they are so
    > dominate in the other distance events one would think that they would also
    > be dominate in race walking. is they are explanation as to why the Kenyans
    > and Ethiopians are not major players in race walking?