Russian Team for Saransk
Russian Athletic Federation announced the national team for the IAAF World Race Walking Cup to be held in Saransk on 13-15 May 2012.

Viktor Chegin
A merited Russian coach sports in track-and-field athletics, who trained numerous champions and prize-winners at all important competitions, among them: Olympic Champions Olga Kaniskina and Valery Borchin.

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Irina Stankina
A Russian track-and-field athlete, merited of sports, 1995 World Champion, winner of 1997 World Cup for Race Walking for the 10 km distance.