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Italian Alex Schwazer sets an Olympic record in the men's 50km walk with a time of 3:37:09. Jarred Tallent of Australia wins the silver and joins Schwazer on the podium. Russian Denis Nizhegorodov rounds out the medals taking third place. Athletics 50km Walk Men - Olympic Record (3:37:09) - Beijing 2008 - Alex Schwazer (ITA), Jard Tallent (AUS), Denis Nizhegorodov (RUS)