1932 International Cross Country Championships

The 1932 International Cross Country Championships was held in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Brussels, Belgium, at the Hippodrome de Stockel on March 20, 1932. In addition, an unofficial women's championship was held a day earlier in Croydon, England on March 19, 1932. A report on the men's event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

1932 International Cross Country Championships
OrganisersICCU
Edition25th
DateMarch 20 (men)
March 19 (women)
Host cityBrussels, Belgium Belgium (men)
Croydon, Surrey, England England (women)
VenueHippodrome de Stockel (men)
Events1 / 1
Distances9 mi (14.5 km) men
1.9 mi (3.0 km) women
Participation52 (men) / 12 (women) athletes from
6 (men) / 2 (women) nations

Complete results for men,[2] and for women (unofficial),[3] medallists, [4] and the results of British athletes[5] were published.

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
9 mi (14.5 km)
Tom Evenson
  England
50:51 Jack Holden
  England
51:06 Walter Beavers
  England
51:15
Women
1.9 mi (3.0 km)
Gladys Lunn
  England
12:52 Suzanne Hedouin
  France
13:06 Lilian Styles
  England
13:07
Team
Men   England 21   France 69   Scotland 110
Women   England 14   France 22

Individual Race ResultsEdit

Men's (9 mi / 14.5 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  Tom Evenson   England 50:51
  Jack Holden   England 51:06
  Walter Beavers   England 51:15
4 Jack Potts   England 51:19
5 George Bailey   England 51:27
6 Alex Burns   England 51:35
7 John Suttie Smith   Scotland 51:37
8 Jimmy Wood   Scotland 51:43
9 Roger Vigneron   France 51:52
10 Roger Rérolle   France 52:14
11 Georges Leclerc   France 52:22
12 Henri Lahitte   France 52:24
13 Emile le Denmat   France 52:26
14 André Angeard   France 52:37
15 Jean Linsen   Belgium 52:49
16 Harry McIntosh   Scotland 52:50
17 Fernand Le Heurteur   France 53:02
18 Ernest Ceney   England 53:04
19 Harry Gallivan   Wales 53:08
20 Donald Urquhart   Scotland 53:12
21 Maurice Maréchal   Belgium 53:24
22 Pierre Louchard   France 53:27
23 Ernie Thomas   Wales 53:31
24 Walter Gunn   Scotland 53:37
25 Jack Winfield   England
26 Harry McFall   Ireland
27 Oscar van Rumst   Belgium
28 Julien Serwy   Belgium
29 Thomas Kinsella   Ireland
30 John Dougall   England
31 Louis Verschueren   Belgium
32 Sam Palmer   Wales
33 François Delaet   Belgium
34 J. Dundas   Ireland
35 James Petrie   Scotland
36 Danny Phillips   Wales
37 Ted Hopkins   Wales
38 Andre Servaes   Belgium
39 F. Mills   Ireland
40 Willie Sutherland   Scotland
41 R. Simons   Wales
42 Tim Smythe   Ireland
43 Roger Prévost   France
44 Tom Murphy   Ireland
45 Jean Bauwens   Belgium
46 J. Bell   Ireland
47 Patrick Peattie   Scotland
48 M. O'Dowd   Ireland
49 Joseph Orose   Belgium
50 A.S. Stone   Wales
51 Jack Prosser   Wales
Maxi Stobbs   Scotland DNF

Women's (1.9 mi / 3.0 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  Gladys Lunn   England 12:52
  Suzanne Hedouin   France 13:06
  Lilian Styles   England 13:07
4 Ruth Christmas   England 13:18
5 Suzanne Lenoir   France 13:29
6 Esther Raven   England 13:42
7 Mary French   England 13:44
8 Madeleine Massoneau   France 13:45
9 Sebastienne Guyot   France 13:50
10 Renée Trente   France 13:54
11 Martine Leroux   France 15:03
Madge Rossi   England DNF

Team ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   England Tom Evenson
Jack Holden
Walter Beavers
Jack Potts
George Bailey
Alex Burns
21
2   France Roger Vigneron
Roger Rérolle
Georges Leclerc
Henri Lahitte
Emile le Denmat
André Angeard
69
3   Scotland John Suttie Smith
Jimmy Wood
Harry McIntosh
Donald Urquhart
Walter Gunn
James Petrie
110
4   Belgium Jean Linsen
Maurice Maréchal
Oscar van Rumst
Julien Serwy
Louis Verschueren
François Delaet
155
5   Wales Harry Gallivan
Ernie Thomas
Sam Palmer
Danny Phillips
Ted Hopkins
R. Simons
188
6   Ireland Harry McFall
Thomas Kinsella
J. Dundas
F. Mills
Tim Smythe
Tom Murphy
214

Women'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   England Gladys Lunn
Lilian Styles
Ruth Christmas
Esther Raven
14
2   France Suzanne Hedouin
Suzanne Lenoir
Madeleine Massoneau
Sebastienne Guyot
22

ParticipationEdit

Men'sEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 52 male athletes from 6 countries.

Women'sEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 12 female athletes from 2 countries.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cross-Country - England win at Brussels - Scotland gain third place - J. Suttie Smith, the Scottish Champion, proved to be the best of Scotland's runners in the International Cross-Country Championship, which was won by England, who filled the first six places and won by the minimum number of 21 points..., Glasgow Herald, March 21, 1932, p. 7, retrieved September 29, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.5km CC Men - Bruxelles Hippodrome de Stockel Date: Sunday, March 20, 1932, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on August 3, 2007, retrieved September 29, 2013
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (January 20, 2006), Various Cross Country Events - 3.0km CC Women - Croydon Date: Saturday, March 19, 1932, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on May 17, 2006, retrieved September 28, 2013
  4. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved September 24, 2013
  5. ^ 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS (PDF), IAAF, p. 13ff, archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013, retrieved September 24, 2013