Christopher Linke GER   
Date of birth: 24 October 88
Age: 35 years 120 days
Height: 191 cm
Weight: 66 kg
Club/team: SC Potsdam
35km Race Walk European Silver Medallist 2022
20km Race Walk 4th at World Championships 2019
20km Race Walk 5th at Olympic Games 2021
20km Race Walk 5th at Olympic Games 2016
20km Race Walk 5th at World Championships 2023
20km Race Walk 5th at World Championships 2017
35km Race Walk 5th at World Championships 2023
20km Race Walk 8th at World Championships 2013
16 National Titles
3000m Race Walk World Alltime no. 148 11:49.10A Potchefstroom 4 Mar 2010
50km Race Walk World Alltime no. 187 3:47:33 Saransk 13 May 2012
20km Race Walk World Alltime no. 41 1:18:12 Budapest 19 Aug 2023
10km Race Walk World Alltime no. 76 39:11 Madrid 30 Apr 2023
3000m Race Walk World Indoor Alltime no. 3 10:44.00 Erfurt 2 Feb 2024
5000m Race Walk World Indoor Alltime no. 25 18:33.86 Halle 1 Mar 2019
10,000m Race Walk World Alltime no. 37 38:40.25 Bühlertal 11 Jun 2016

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
Mile Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2022  5:40.04w   1Chorzów5 Jun
 
3000m Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2010  11:49.10Aw   1Potchefstroom4 Mar
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  10:49.33iw    1Erfurt9 Feb
2022  10:58.94iw    1Erfurt1 Feb
2024  10:44.00iw   1Erfurt2 Feb
 
5000m Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2008  20:37.47w   2-22Rostock28 Jun
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2008  20:39.91iw    3Sindelfingen23 Feb
2009  19:40.28iw    2Leipzig21 Feb
2010  19:58.91iw    1Berlin16 Jan
2011  19:19.45iw    1Leipzig26 Feb
2016  18:44.32iw    1Erfurt14 Feb
2017  19:08.82iw    1Erfurt5 Mar
2019  18:33.86iw   1Halle1 Mar
 
10,000m Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2006  44:49.31w    3-22Bautzen26 Aug
2007  42:11.94w    6-19Hengelo21 Jul
2008  41:18.10w    2Recklinghausen26 Jul
2009  41:42.48w    2Ulm5 Jul
2010  40:49.43w    2Braunschweig18 Jul
2011  39:52.96w    1Kassel24 Jul
2013  39:13.38w    1Jüterbog22 Jun
2014  39:42.12w    1Bühlertal21 Jun
2015  39:04.82w    1Düsseldorf13 Jun
2016  38:40.25w   1Bühlertal11 Jun
2019  38:57.94w    Beeskow17 Aug
2023  39:51.11w    1Bühlertal24 Jun
 
10km Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2006  46:49w    1-19Leamington17 Jun
2007  42:10w    7-19Leamington20 May
2017  40:08w    4Suzhou25 Sep
2022  39:58w    9Madrid16 May
2023  39:11w   6Madrid30 Apr
 
12km Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  50:50w   34r2Suzhou26 Sep
 
20km Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2008  1:25:25w    8Podébrady12 Apr
2009  1:24:29w    4-22Kaunas18 Jul
2010  1:27:25w    5Naumburg30 May
2011  1:20:51w    7Taicang22 Apr
2012  1:20:41w    6Taicang30 Mar
2013  1:22:36w    8Moskva11 Aug
2014  1:21:00w    4Zürich13 Aug
2015  1:20:37w    1Podébrady11 Apr
2016  1:19:19w    2Podébrady9 Apr
2017  1:18:59w    1Podébrady8 Apr
2018  1:20:40w    1Naumburg14 Apr
2019  1:18:42w   NR 6La Coruña8 Jun
2021  1:20:51w    11La Coruña5 Jun
2022  1:20:54w    7La Coruña28 May
2023  1:18:12w   NR5Budapest19 Aug
 
35km Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2009  2:50:05w    1Zittau25 Apr
2022  2:29:30w    2München16 Aug
2023  2:25:35w   NR5Budapest24 Aug
 
50km Race Walk
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2008  4:03:59w    1Gleina20 Sep
2010  3:53:24w    5Dudince27 Mar
2011  3:52:56w    3Olhão21 May
2012  3:47:33w   3Saransk13 May

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
10,000m Race Walk
EJ 2007: 6-1942:11.94
10km Race Walk
ECp 2007: 7-1942:10
20km Race Walk
WCp 2008: 691:27:49
EJ 2009: 4-221:24:29
WC 2011: 161:24:17
ECp 2013: 91:23:28
WC 2013: 81:22:36
EC 2014: 41:21:00
ECp 2015: 71:22:06
WC 2015: 381:26:10
OG 2016: 51:20:00
WTC 2016: 101:20:40
ECp 2017: 11:19:28
WC 2017: 51:19:21
EC 2018: 131:22:33
WTC 2018: 251:24:59
ECp 2019: 121:23:21
WC 2019: 41:27:19
ETC 2021: 131:22:20
OG 2021: 51:21:50
WC 2022: DNF
WC 2023: 51:18:12
35km Race Walk
EC 2022: 22:29:30
WTC 2022: 192:42:01
ETC 2023: 22:27:05
WC 2023: 52:25:35
50km Race Walk
EC 2010: DNF
ECp 2011: 33:52:56
OG 2012: 213:49:19
WCp 2012: 33:47:33

PERSONAL BESTS

note: click on event name to get head to head stats against another athlete,
click on indoor/outdoor to see PB progression.

 
Mile Race Walk
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor5:40.04    Chorzów5 Jun 2022
 
3000m Race Walk
Winstreak: 5 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor11:49.10A    Potchefstroom4 Mar 2010
Indoor10:44.00    Erfurt2 Feb 2024
 
5000m Race Walk
Winstreak: 4 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor20:37.47    Rostock28 Jun 2008
Indoor18:33.86    Halle1 Mar 2019
 
10,000m Race Walk
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor38:40.25    Bühlertal11 Jun 2016
 
10km Race Walk
Outdoor39:11    Madrid30 Apr 2023
 
12km Race Walk
Outdoor50:50    Suzhou26 Sep 2018
 
20km Race Walk
   races under 1:20:00: 7   
Outdoor1:18:12    NRBudapest19 Aug 2023
 
35km Race Walk
Outdoor2:25:35    NRBudapest24 Aug 2023
 
50km Race Walk
Outdoor3:47:33    Saransk13 May 2012

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


20km Race Walk, 10 best results (legal):
1:18:12   5Budapest19 Aug 2023
1:18:42   6La Coruña8 Jun 2019
1:18:59   1Podébrady8 Apr 2017
1:19:19   2Podébrady9 Apr 2016
1:19:21   5London13 Aug 2017
1:19:27   4La Coruña3 Jun 2023
1:19:28   1Podébrady21 May 2017
1:20:00   5Rio de Janeiro12 Aug 2016
1:20:26   1Naumburg23 Apr 2017
1:20:33   3Podébrady6 Apr 2019
 
Average: 1:19:26.7
 

10,000m Race Walk, 10 best results (legal):
38:40.25   1Bühlertal11 Jun 2016
38:57.94   Beeskow17 Aug 2019
39:04.82   1Düsseldorf13 Jun 2015
39:13.38   1Jüterbog22 Jun 2013
39:42.12   1Bühlertal21 Jun 2014
39:51.11   1Bühlertal24 Jun 2023
39:52.96   1Kassel24 Jul 2011
40:49.43   2Braunschweig18 Jul 2010
41:18.10   2Recklinghausen26 Jul 2008
41:42.48   2Ulm5 Jul 2009
 
Average: 39:55.259
 

Total results in db: 104

By event:

Mile Race Walk:1
3000m Race Walk:5
5000m Race Walk:9
10,000m Race Walk:15
5km Race Walk:1
10km Race Walk:6
12km Race Walk:2
20km Race Walk:50
35km Race Walk:6
50km Race Walk:9

IN 2024

position in the world list in brackets following the season's best,
junior list position in green and youth list position in orange.
help: click on competition name or Venue to see competition results.
help: click on placing to see event results in the competition.

3000m Race Walk
10:44.00iw
WL PB (1)
1ErfurtErfurt2 Feb 

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2007Outdoor10,000m Race Walk7142:11.94
2007Outdoor10km Race Walk4642:10
2008Outdoor5000m Race Walk4620:37.47
2008Outdoor10,000m Race Walk3841:18.10
2008Outdoor50km Race Walk964:03:59
2008Indoor5000m Race Walk4220:39.91
2009Outdoor10,000m Race Walk5141:42.48
2009Outdoor35km Race Walk302:50:05
2009Indoor5000m Race Walk1619:40.28
2010Outdoor3000m Race Walk811:49.10A
2010Outdoor10,000m Race Walk3240:49.43
2010Outdoor50km Race Walk203:53:24
2010Indoor5000m Race Walk1519:58.91
2011Outdoor10,000m Race Walk739:52.96
2011Outdoor20km Race Walk161:20:51
2011Outdoor50km Race Walk363:52:56
2011Indoor5000m Race Walk219:19.45
2012Outdoor20km Race Walk211:20:41
2012Outdoor50km Race Walk223:47:33
2013Outdoor10,000m Race Walk439:13.38
2013Outdoor20km Race Walk821:22:36
2014Outdoor10,000m Race Walk1439:42.12
2014Outdoor20km Race Walk401:21:00
2015Outdoor10,000m Race Walk539:04.82
2015Outdoor20km Race Walk221:20:37
2016Outdoor10,000m Race Walk438:40.25
2016Outdoor20km Race Walk61:19:19
2016Indoor5000m Race Walk118:44.32
2017Outdoor10km Race Walk1240:08
2017Outdoor20km Race Walk71:18:59
2017Indoor5000m Race Walk419:08.82
2018Outdoor20km Race Walk261:20:40
2018Indoor3000m Race Walk210:49.33
2019Outdoor10,000m Race Walk538:57.94
2019Outdoor20km Race Walk101:18:42
2019Indoor5000m Race Walk218:33.86
2021Outdoor20km Race Walk541:20:51
2022Outdoor10km Race Walk2639:58
2022Outdoor20km Race Walk411:20:54
2022Outdoor35km Race Walk242:29:30
2022Indoor3000m Race Walk110:58.94
2023Outdoor10,000m Race Walk1939:51.11
2023Outdoor10km Race Walk1139:11
2023Outdoor20km Race Walk61:18:12
2023Outdoor35km Race Walk82:25:35
2024Indoor3000m Race Walk110:44.00

WINSTREAKS

 
Significant winstreaks 10,000m Race Walk
(at least 5 finals):
Winstreak 1: 5 (finals) 24 Jul 2011 -> 11 Jun 2016 Show/hide