1937 International Cross Country Championships

The 1937 International Cross Country Championships was held in Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Brussels, Belgium, at the Hippodrome de Stockel on March 20, 1937. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

1937 International Cross Country Championships
OrganisersICCU
Edition30th
DateMarch 20
Host cityBrussels, Belgium Belgium
VenueHippodrome de Stockel
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)
Jim Flockhart
  Scotland
49:50 André Sicard
  France
50:03 James Ginty
  England
50:13
Team
Men   England 55   France 70   Belgium 98

Individual Race ResultsEdit

Men's (9 mi / 14.5 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  Jim Flockhart   Scotland 49:50
  André Sicard   France 50:03
  James Ginty   England 50:13
4 Jack Potts   England 50:26
5 Alex Burn   England 50:27
6 Edouard Schroeven   Belgium 50:38
7 Oscar van Rumst   Belgium 50:54
8 Roger Rérolle   France 50:56
9 André Lonlas   France 51:05
10 Bill Matthews   Wales 51:10
11 Jean Chapelle   Belgium 51:10
12 Harold Clark   England 51:13
13 Arthur Bourton   England 51:14
14 René Lécuron   France 51:24
15 Joseph Guiomar   France 51:25
16 Harry Gallivan   Wales 51:33
17 Alex Dow   Scotland 51:40
18 Tommy Lee   England 51:50
19 Vic Draper   England 51:55
20 Robbie Sutherland   Scotland 52:00
21 Pierre Bajart   Belgium 52:13
22 Roger Lachaud   France 52:18
23 Emmet Farrell   Scotland 52:19
24 Ivor Brown   Wales 52:25
25 Bert Hermans   Belgium 52:28
26 George Bailey   England 52:42
27 Davy Cannavan   Northern Ireland 52:47
28 Albert van Meenen   Belgium 52:53
29 W.A. McCune   Northern Ireland 52:55
30 Bill Wylie   Scotland 53:04
31 Charles Smith   Scotland 53:04
32 Walter Hinde   Scotland 53:09
33 James Andrews   Northern Ireland 53:12
34 René Lebon   France 53:18
35 Arthur Williams   Wales 53:23
36 M. Gorman   Northern Ireland 53:29
37 Jean Coisne   Belgium 53:33
38 Danny Phillips   Wales 53:35
39 Eddie Cooper   Wales 54:03
40 Emile Verschaetse   Belgium 54:39
41 Allan Whitecross   Scotland 54:41
42 Léopold Monceyron   France 55:10
43 Tom Richards   Wales 55:42
44 Bob Patterson   Northern Ireland 56:09
45 Alex Workman   Northern Ireland 56:11
46 Dan Gillespie   Northern Ireland 56:12
47 Elwood Jones   Wales 56:28
48 Godfrey Clarke   Wales 56:40
49 Harry McFall   Northern Ireland 56:47
Jack Holden   England DNF
Mohamed Ben Larbi   France DNF
Jack Parker   Northern Ireland DNF
Victor Honorez   Belgium DNF
William Kennedy   Scotland DNF

Team ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   England James Ginty
Jack Potts
Alex Burns
Harold Clark
Arthur Bourton
Tommy Lee
55
2   France André Sicard
Roger Rérolle
André Lonlas
René Lécuron
Joseph Guiomar
Roger Lachaud
70
3   Belgium Edouard Schroeven
Oscar van Rumst
Jean Chapelle
Pierre Bajart
Bert Hermans
Albert van Meenen
98
4   Scotland Jim Flockhart
Alex Dow
Robbie Sutherland
Emmet Farrell
Bill Wylie
Charles Smith
122
5   Wales Bill Matthews
Harry Gallivan
Ivor Brown
Arthur Williams
Danny Phillips
Eddie Cooper
162
6   Northern Ireland Davy Cannavan
W.A. McCune
James Andrews
M. Gorman
Bob Patterson
Alex Workman
214

ParticipationEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Flockhart's bid for Scotland - Individual triumph at Brussels - Cross-country race won by England - Once again England demonstrated their superior team spirit when they won the six nations' cross-country race at the Stockel Racecourse near here yesterday with 55 points..., Glasgow Herald, March 22, 1937, p. 7, retrieved September 30, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.5km CC Men - Bruxelles Hippodrome de Stockel Date: Saturday, March 20, 1937, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on August 7, 2007, retrieved September 30, 2013{{citation}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved September 24, 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 September 27, 2013, retrieved September 24, 2013