1936 International Cross Country Championships

The 1936 International Cross Country Championships was held in Blackpool, England, at The Stadium, Squires Gate on 28 March 1936. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

1936 International Cross Country Championships
OrganisersICCU
Edition29th
Date28 March
Host cityBlackpool, Lancashire, England England
VenueThe Stadium, Squires Gate
Events1
Distances9 mi (14.5 km)
Participation54 athletes from
6 nations

Complete results,[2] medallists, [3] and the results of British athletes[4] were published.

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
9 mi (14.5 km)
William Eaton
  England
47:38 Jack Holden
  England
48:08 Alex Dow
  Scotland
48:14
Team
Men   England 41   France 66   Scotland 112

Individual Race ResultsEdit

Men's (9 mi / 14.5 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  William Eaton   England 47:38
  Jack Holden   England 48:08
  Alex Dow   Scotland 48:14
4 André Lonlas   France 48:17
5 Alex Burns   England 48:35
6 Roger Rérolle   France 48:42
7 Oscar van Rumst   Belgium 48:45
8 Salem Amrouche   France 48:52
9 Maurice Baudouin   France 48:58
10 Jack Potts   England 49:10
11 Sam Dodd   England 49:13
12 Laurie Weatherill   England 49:15
13 Robbie Sutherland   Scotland 49:21
14 Fernand Le Heurteur   France 49:22
15 Bill Matthews   Wales 49:22
16 Alex Workman   Northern Ireland 49:31
17 Arthur Williams   Wales 49:34
18 Harry Gallivan   Wales 49:34
19 M. Gorman   Northern Ireland 49:36
20 Jim Flockhart   Scotland 49:39
21 Tom Evenson   England 49:44
22 Bill Wylie   Scotland 49:51
23 Harold Clark   England 49:56
24 John Suttie Smith   Scotland 50:02
25 Mohamed Bouali   France 50:05
26 Edouard Schroeven   Belgium 50:12
27 René Vincent   Belgium 50:20
28 Brahim Ben Mohamed   France 50:24
29 Joseph Guiomar   France 50:27
30 Jackie Campbell   Scotland 50:28
31 Johnny Glenholmes   Northern Ireland 50:33
32 Pierre Parent   Belgium 50:40
33 George Fox   Wales 50:41
34 Danny Phillips   Wales 50:51
35 Maurice van den Berghe   Belgium 51:02
36 Pierre Bajart   Belgium 51:03
37 Tom Carter   England 51:04
38 Charles Smith   Scotland 51:11
39 René van Broeck   Belgium 51:15
40 Bob Patterson   Northern Ireland 51:17
41 Tom Richards   Wales 51:18
42 Jimmy Nelson   Northern Ireland 51:23
43 Peter Plais   Northern Ireland 51:36
44 Louis Willemyns   Belgium 51:46
45 W.L. Raddon   Wales 51:55
46 Cliff Evans   Wales 52:10
47 Ken Harris   Wales 52:36
48 Walter Gunn   Scotland 52:53
49 John Henning   Northern Ireland 52:56
50 Harry McFall   Northern Ireland 53:06
51 Bert Hermans   Belgium 53:17
52 Willie Sutherland   Scotland 53:42
Bareck Ben Daou   France DNF
W.A. McCune   Northern Ireland DNF

Team ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   England William Eaton
Jack Holden
Alex Burns
Jack Potts
Sam Dodd
Laurie Weatherill
41
2   France André Lonlas
Roger Rérolle
Salem Amrouche
Maurice Baudouin
Fernand Le Heurteur
Mohamed Bouali
66
3   Scotland Alex Dow
Robbie Sutherland
Jim Flockhart
Bill Wylie
John Suttie Smith
Jackie Campbell
112
4   Wales Bill Matthews
Arthur Williams
Harry Gallivan
George Fox
Danny Phillips
Tom Richards
158
5   Belgium Oscar van Rumst
Edouard Schroeven
René Vincent
Pierre Parent
Maurice van den Berghe
Pierre Bajart
163
6   Northern Ireland Alex Workman
M. Gorman
Johnny Glenholmes
Bob Patterson
Jimmy Nelson
Peter Plais
191

ParticipationEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 54 athletes from 6 countries.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cross-Country - Scotland third team at Blackpool - Behind England and France - Warm weather conditions affected the Scottish cross-country team at the nine mile International held at Blackpool on Saturday..., Glasgow Herald, 30 March 1936, p. 6, retrieved 30 September 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (4 July 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.5km CC Men - Blackpool The Stadium, Squires Gate Date: Saturday, March 28, 1936, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on 7 August 2007, retrieved 30 September 2013CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved 24 September 2013
  4. ^ 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 27 September 2013, retrieved 24 September 2013