1946 International Cross Country Championships

The 1946 International Cross Country Championships was held in Ayr, Scotland, on 30 March 1946. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

1946 International Cross Country Championships
OrganisersICCU
Edition33rd
Date30 March
Host cityAyr, Ayrshire, Scotland Scotland
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)
Raphaël Pujazon
  France
51:51.2 Marcel Vandewattyne
  Belgium
52:24 Paul Messner
  France
52:49
Team
Men   France 43   Belgium 77   England 96

Individual Race ResultsEdit

Men's (9 mi / 14.5 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  Raphaël Pujazon   France 51:51.2
  Marcel Vandewattyne   Belgium 52:24
  Paul Messner   France 52:49
4 Arsène Piesset   France 52:52
5 Pierre Cousin   France 52:55
6 Jack Holden   England 52:58
7 Reg Gosney   England 53:12
8 Henri Ost   Belgium 53:16
9 Frans Feremans   Belgium 53:21
10 Vic Draper   England 53:26
11 Pat Haughey   Ireland 53:31
12 Jimmy Nelson   Ireland 53:32
13 Edouard Schroeven   Belgium 53:41
14 Henri Leveque   France 53:43
15 Jim Flockhart   Scotland 53:50
16 Roger Petitjean   France 54:05
17 Henri de Belder   Belgium 54:15
18 Steve McCooke   Ireland 54:17
19 Kevin Maguire   Ireland 54:19
20 Ron Hughes   England 54:22
21 Len Herbert   England 54:33
22 René Chagnaud   France 54:41
23 Johnny Marshall   Ireland 54:46
24 Edmond Capel   France 54:59
25 Emmet Farrell   Scotland 55:00
26 Bobby Reid   Scotland 55:05
27 André Valdovinos   France 55:15
28 Emile Renson   Belgium 55:23
29 Jean Chapelle   Belgium 55:30
30 T. Henry   Ireland 55:33
31 Dillan Hier   Wales 55:35
32 Jack Corfield   England 55:46
33 Willy Sommerville   Scotland 55:50
34 Frank Froggart   England 55:57
35 Ivor Lloyd   Wales 55:59
36 Harry Howard   Scotland 56:05
37 Jack Carrick   England 56:12
38 Jan Steenhouwer   Belgium 56:16
39 Joseph Reamackers   Belgium 56:22
40 Tom Richards   Wales 56:25
41 J. Walkinshaw   Ireland 57:05
42 Eddie Cooper   Wales 57:24
43 Gordon Porteous   Scotland 57:36
44 Arthur Cole   England 57:38
45 Frank Bathgate   Ireland 57:59
46 Tom Gibson   Scotland 57:59
47 David Main   Ireland 58:33
48 Bill Richards   Wales 58:33
49 Charles McLennan   Scotland 59:21
50 Ken Harris   Wales 59:25
51 Dennis Morgan   Wales 1:00:08
52 Tom Christison   Wales 1:00:47
53 D.C. Saunders   Wales 1:01:13
54 Eddie McAllistar   Scotland 1:02:31

Team ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   France Raphaël Pujazon
Paul Messner
Arsène Piesset
Pierre Cousin
Henri Leveque
Roger Petitjean
43
2   Belgium Marcel Vandewattyne
Henri Ost
Frans Feremans
Edouard Schroeven
Henri de Belder
Emile Renson
77
3   England Jack Holden
Reg Gosney
Vic Draper
Ron Hughes
Len Herbert
Jack Corfield
96
4   Ireland Pat Haughey
Jimmy Nelson
Steve McCooke
Kevin Maguire
Johnny Marshall
T. Henry
113
5   Scotland Jim Flockhart
Emmet Farrell
Bobby Reid
Willy Sommerville
Harry Howard
Gordon Porteous
178
6   Wales Dillan Hier
Ivor Lloyd
Tom Richards
Eddie Cooper
Bill Richards
Ken Harris
246

ParticipationEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Scots disappoint in Ayr cross-country race - France, ... retained their title in the international cross-country race over 9 miles at Ayr on Saturday, occupying four of the first five places and totalling 43 points..., Glasgow Herald, 1 April 1946, p. 4, retrieved 30 September 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (24 March 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.5km CC Men - Ayr Date: Saturday, March 30, 1946, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on 5 August 2007, retrieved 30 September 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved 24 September 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)