The Latest: Diniz wins 50-kilometer walk at worlds
LONDON (AP) The Latest from the world championships (all times local):
Yohann Diniz of France won the men's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships.
The three-time European champion won in 3 hours, 33 minutes, 12 seconds on the two-kilometer loop in central London. At 39, Diniz is the oldest man to win a gold medal at the world championships.
The Frenchman's time was the second fastest in history. Diniz also set the world record of 3:32:33 in 2014.
Hirooki Arai was second in 3:41:17, two seconds ahead of Japanese teammate Kai Kobayashi in third.
The walks set the pace for a furious final day at the world championships with 11 finals and a final tribute to Usain Bolt.
Under clear skies near Buckingham Palace, the men and women walkers both had their 20- and 50-kilometer races before the action was to return to the Olympic Stadium in the evening.
The United States was expected to add more to its medal haul with the 4x400-meter relays, where Allyson Felix is favored to win a 16th world championship medal.
Other finals are in the women's 800, 5,000 and discus, and the men's high jump and 1,500.
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