What is the longest distance among the Olympic events in athletics?

15 km
42,195 km
45 km
50 km
The 50 kilo­me­ter race walk (men only) is an Olympic ath­let­ics event, longer than marathon race. It is dif­fer­ent from running in that one foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times.

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15 km
42,195 km
45 km
50 km
answers
flagNorway
0%
46%
7%
46%
13
flagFrance
0%
53%
0%
46%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
5%
34%
13%
45%
87
flagthe United States
5%
33%
19%
41%
112
flagPoland
3%
46%
8%
40%
3743
flagthe Netherlands
7%
38%
15%
38%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
41%
16%
33%
12
flagGermany
2%
60%
2%
32%
43
flagIndia
14%
26%
32%
23%
34
flagItaly
14%
35%
21%
28%
14

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