France's Yohann Diniz attributes altitude training to new world record. March 10 2015

Paris (AFP) - France's Yohann Diniz set a new world record of one hour 17.02 minutes in the 20km walk at the French national championships on Sunday.

"Going through 15km in 58 minutes dead, I was told about the world record and I knew I could do it," Diniz told AFP.

[AFP via YahooNews]