1935 International Cross Country Championships

The 1935 International Cross Country Championships was held in Auteuil, France, at the Hippodrome d'Auteuil on March 23. An unofficial women's championship was held in Morecambe, England on March 20, 1935, but only a report on the men's event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

1935 International Cross Country Championships
OrganisersICCU
Edition28th
DateMarch 23 (men)
March 20 (women)
Host cityParis-Auteuil, France France (men)
Morecambe, Lancashire, England England (women)
VenueHippodrome d'Auteuil (men)
The Old Golf Links (women)
Events1 / 1
Distances9 mi (14.5 km) men
1.9 mi (3.0 km) women (unofficial)
Participation61 (men) / 11 (women) athletes from
7 (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)
Jack Holden
  England
47:52 Bill Wylie
  Scotland
48:12 William Eaton
  England
48:14
Women (unofficial)
1.9 mi (3.0 km)
Nellie Halstead
  England
20:06 Lilian Styles
  England
20:12 Esther Raven
  England
20:18
Team
Men   England 30   Scotland 84   France 102
Women (unofficial)   England 10   Scotland 26

Individual Race ResultsEdit

Men's (9 mi / 14.5 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  Jack Holden   England 47:52
  Bill Wylie   Scotland 48:12
  William Eaton   England 48:14
4 Frank Close   England 48:20
5 Oscar van Rumst   Belgium 48:25
6 Frank Marsland   England 48:26
7 Roland Walker   England 48:28
8 Harry Gallivan   Wales 48:33
9 Alex Burns   England 48:55
10 Alex Dow   Scotland 49:04
11 Roger Rérolle   France 49:09
12 John Suttie Smith   Scotland 49:10
13 Jim Flockhart   Scotland 49:17
14 Tom Evenson   England 49:24
15 André-Louis Laforge   France 49:26
16 Robert Arnold   France 49:37
17 André Angeard   France 49:37
18 Jean Thierry   France 49:41
19 Willie Sutherland   Scotland 49:43
20 Jack Potts   England 49:44
21 Jeronimo Joan   Spain 49:46
22 Macario Meneses   Spain 49:52
23 George Bailey   England 50:04
24 Victor Hamilton   Northern Ireland 50:07
25 Charles Poharec   France 50:11
26 W.A. McCune   Northern Ireland 50:17
27 Fernand Le Heurteur   France 50:22
28 James Freeland   Scotland 50:24
29 Arthur Williams   Wales 50:26
30 Walter Hinde   Scotland 50:28
31 Danny Phillips   Wales 50:30
32 Roger Rochard   France 50:36.2
33 Frans Vandersteen   Belgium
34 Pedro Iradi   Spain
35 René van Broeck   Belgium 50:46.2
36 Lucien Tostain   France 50:53
37 Ivor Brown   Wales 50:55
38 Louis Willemyns   Belgium 51:00
39 Tom Richards   Wales 51:15
40 Jean Coisne   Belgium 51:20
41 Manuel Andreu   Spain
42 Charles Smith   Scotland
43 Ernie Thomas   Wales
44 Santiago Coll   Spain
45 Francisco Cami   Spain
46 W.L. Raddon   Wales 51:30
47 Jackie Campbell   Scotland 51:35
48 M. Gorman   Northern Ireland 51:40
49 Pat Blair   Northern Ireland
50 Oscar Naert   Belgium
51 Luis Miro   Spain
52 Bob Patterson   Northern Ireland
53 Maurice Maréchal   Belgium
54 James Montgomery   Northern Ireland
55 Victor Honorez   Belgium
56 Georges Depotter   Belgium 53:20
57 Johnny Glenholmes   Northern Ireland
58 Ken Harris   Wales
59 W. Gardiner   Northern Ireland
60 Cipriano Cilleruelo   Spain
Juan Ramos   Spain DNF

Women's (1.9 mi / 3.0 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  Nellie Halstead   England 20:06
  Lilian Styles   England 20:12
  Esther Raven   England 20:18
4 Nellie Bishop   England 21:16
5 Mary French   England 21:28
6 Gwendoline Camfield   England 21:31
7 Constantine Johnson   Scotland 21:35
8 Jean Tait   Scotland 21:39
9 Mildred Storrar   Scotland 22:29
10 Barbara Anderson   Scotland 22:36
11 Inglis Miller   Scotland 23:34

Team ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   England Jack Holden
William Eaton
Frank Close
Frank Marsland
Roland Walker
Alex Burns
30
2   Scotland Bill Wylie
Alex Dow
John Suttie Smith
Jim Flockhart
Willie Sutherland
James Freeland
84
3   France Roger Rérolle
André-Louis Laforge
Robert Arnold
André Angeard
Jean Thierry
Charles Poharec
102
4   Wales Harry Gallivan
Arthur Williams
Danny Phillips
Ivor Brown
Tom Richards
Ernie Thomas
187
5   Belgium Oscar van Rumst
Frans Vandersteen
René van Broeck
Louis Willemyns
Jean Coisne
Oscar Naert
201
6   Spain Jeronimo Joan
Macario Meneses
Pedro Iradi
Manuel Andreu
Santiago Coll
Francisco Cami
207
7   Northern Ireland Victor Hamilton
W.A. McCune
M. Gorman
Pat Blair
Bob Patterson
James Montgomery
253

Women'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   England Nellie Halstead
Lilian Styles
Esther Raven
Nellie Bishop
10
2   Scotland Constantine Johnson
Jean Tait
Mildred Storrar
Barbara Anderson
26

ParticipationEdit

Men'sEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 61 male athletes from 7 countries.

Women'sEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 11 female athletes from 2 countries.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cross-Country - Scotland gain second place in Paris - Plucky effort by W.C.Wylie - From a special correspondent - Scotland performed very well indeed to be runners-up in both individual and team championship in the 28th annual cross-country international over 9 miles 180 yards at the Hippodrome d'Auteuil, Paris, on Saturday..., Glasgow Herald, March 25, 1935, p. 8, retrieved September 29, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.5km CC Men - Paris Hippodrome d'Auteuil Date: Saturday, March 23, 1935, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on August 4, 2007, retrieved September 29, 2013CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (November 15, 2006), Various Cross Country Events - 3.0km CC Women - Morecambe The Old Golf Links Date: Wednesday, March 20, 1935, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on July 19, 2007, retrieved September 29, 2013CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  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