Welcome to the Belgian Walking Association site !
Words of welcome
Via our platform – an international sportsite in 4 languages – the Board of Management BWA would like to inform on an advanced/progressive way the visitors, in particular the long distance walkers, about a good structured World Centurion ranking, a unique World ranking 200 km Race walk men & 24 hour Race walk women, rational trainings plans, important international walking events… In this way we would develop a network to create a closer solidarity and collaboration between the long distance walkers worldwide and/or to stimulate the mutual contacts.
We will also bring newsflashes about our own organizations as the "Tour of Flanders Walk" with reports, interviews… rich illustrated with photo- and video material.
Dear visitor, we wish you in the meantime many new impressions during your visit at the site and especially much success with the realization of your sport's objectives.
The Board of Management BWA
Yang Jiayu set a new world record in the women's 20km race walk with a time of 1 h 23' 49" at the Chinese Race Walking Championships in Huangshan.
Elena Lashmanova became the Russian champion in race walking 50 km with a new phenomenal world record
The olympic champion in walking 20 km of London 2012 Elena Lashmanova won the gold medal of the Russian championship for a distance of 50 km in a new phenomenal world record: 3 h 50' 42".