21st January 2021
OLYMPIC GAMES TRIAL FOR THE 20KM RACE WALKS TO TAKE PLACE AT KEW GARDENS IN MARCH
UK Athletics can confirm that the Olympic Games Trial for the men’s and women’s 20km Race Walk will take place behind-closed-doors on Friday 26 March 2021, at Kew Gardens, London, on the same day as the Olympic Games Marathon Trial.
Following several postponements in the 2021 race walking calendar, UK Athletics are providing this key competition opportunity for Olympic qualification following discussions with athletes and coaches.
The window for attaining a qualification standard for the 20km Race Walks will be remain open until 27 June 2021. The Olympic Games selection policy can be found here.
Entry will be by invitation only with very limited numbers, and the men’s and women’s 20km Race Walks will be combined.