2012 Olympian Maria Michta (Nesconset, N.Y.) established a new U.S. record in the 20K walk in winning the U.S. Trials race for the IAAF World Cup of Race Walking on Sunday. Her time of 1:31:09 in cool, rainy conditions betters the previous mark of 1:31:51 set by Michelle Rohl in 2000. The top five women, all of whom had the U.S. qualifying time, qualified for the trip to Tiancang, China, in May.

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