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This Is The Most Intense Racewalking Clip You'll See All Day


With two kilometers to go in today's 20k race walk, 2008 gold medalist Valeriy Borchin was in second place. That is, until he crumpled to the pavement in exhaustion. According to the Wall Street Journal, Borchin was later placed on a stretcher and taken away in an ambulance. Racewalking: pushing the human body to its absolute limits.

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