1949 International Cross Country Championships

The 1949 International Cross Country Championships was held in Dublin, Ireland, at the Baldoyle Racecourse on March 26, 1949. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

1949 International Cross Country Championships
OrganisersICCU
Edition36th
DateMarch 26
Host cityDublin, Ireland Republic of Ireland
VenueBaldoyle Racecourse
Events1
Distances9 mi (14.5 km)
Participation62 athletes from
7 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)
Alain Mimoun
  France
47:50 Raphaël Pujazon
  France
47:51 Charles Cérou
  France
47:55
Team
Men   France 33   England 90   Ireland 123

Individual Race ResultsEdit

Men's (9 mi / 14.5 km)Edit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
  Alain Mimoun   France 47:50
  Raphaël Pujazon   France 47:51
  Charles Cérou   France 47:55
4 Steve McCooke   Ireland 47:59
5 Geoff Saunders   England 48:14
6 André Paris   France 48:27
7 Frank Aaron   England 48:32
8 Roger Petitjean   France 48:37
9 Constantino Miranda   Spain 48:46
10 Reg Gosney   England 48:48
11 Jose Coll   Spain 48:55
12 John Doms   Belgium 49:01
13 Mohamed Brahim   France 49:06
14 John Barry   Ireland 49:07
15 Andy Forbes   Scotland 49:14
16 Harry Hicks   England 49:15
17 Raymond Allix   France 49:16
18 Lucien Theys   Belgium 49:20
19 Patrick Fahy   Ireland 49:21
20 Willy De Neef   Belgium 49:22
21 Alexandre Guyodo   France 49:51
22 Ricardo Yebra   Spain 49:52
23 Johnny Marshall   Ireland 49:53
24 Marcel Vandewattyne   Belgium 50:02
25 Jack Carrick   England 50:03
26 Buenaventura Baldoma   Spain 50:04
27 Len Eyre   England 50:13
28 Pat Haughey   Ireland 50:15
29 Bobby Reid   Scotland 50:18
30 Gregorio Rojo   Spain 50:19
31 Doug Thompson   England 50:20
32 George Craig   Scotland 50:21
33 Jacques Vernier   France 50:27
34 Frans Wauters   Belgium 50:29
35 Don Appleby   Ireland 50:30
36 Manuel Polo   Spain 50:31
37 James Fleming   Scotland 50:40
38 Emile Renson   Belgium 50:41
39 Frans Smets   Belgium 50:47
40 Jim Flockhart   Scotland 50:48
41 Tom Walsh   Ireland 50:49
42 Patsy Fitzgerald   Ireland 50:56
43 Simon Aldazabal   Spain 51:03
44 Tom McNeish   Scotland 51:10
45 Jean Chapelle   Belgium 51:13
46 Maldwyn White   Wales 51:28
47 Mick Maleedy   England 51:51
48 James Reid   Scotland 51:54
49 Ivor Lloyd   Wales 52:14
50 John Andrews   Wales 52:16
51 Pedro Sierra   Spain 52:29
52 Albert Christian   England 52:33
53 William Butcher   Wales 53:35
54 Tom Stevenson   Scotland 53:47
55 Pat Wallace   Wales 54:46
56 Emmet Farrell   Scotland 55:03
57 Eddie Cooper   Wales 55:14
58 Tom Wood   Wales 55:32
59 H.F. Bull   Wales 55:52
Eric Williams   Wales DNF
M. O'Connell   Ireland DNF
Ernest Delaunois   Belgium DNF

Team ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Team Points
1   France Alain Mimoun
Raphaël Pujazon
Charles Cérou
André Paris
Roger Petitjean
Mohamed Brahim
33
2   England Geoff Saunders
Frank Aaron
Reg Gosney
Harry Hicks
Jack Carrick
Len Eyre
90
3   Ireland Steve McCooke
John Barry
Patrick Fahy
Johnny Marshall
Pat Haughey
Don Appleby
123
4   Spain Constantino Miranda
Jose Coll
Ricardo Yebra
Buenaventura Baldoma
Gregorio Rojo
Manuel Polo
134
5   Belgium John Doms
Lucien Theys
Willy De Neef
Marcel Vandewattyne
Frans Wauters
Emile Renson
146
6   Scotland Andy Forbes
Bobby Reid
George Craig
James Fleming
Jim Flockhart
Tom McNeish
197
7   Wales Maldwyn White
Ivor Lloyd
John Andrews
William Butcher
Pat Wallace
Eddie Cooper
310

ParticipationEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 62 athletes from 7 countries.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cross-Country Title for France - Scotland Second Last - France's strength in cross-country running was demonstrated at Baldoyle, Dublin, on Saturday, when they regained the International Team Championship by a comfortable margin and emphasised their superiority by filling the first three individual positions..., Glasgow Herald, March 28, 1949, p. 2, retrieved October 1, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.5km CC Men - Dublin Baldoyle Racecourse Date: Saturday, March 26, 1949, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on August 7, 2007, retrieved October 1, 2013CS1 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