1979 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race

The Junior men's race at the 1979 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Limerick, Ireland, at the Greenpark Racecourse on March 25, 1979. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

Junior men's race at the 1979 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition7th
DateMarch 25
Host cityLimerick, Munster, Ireland Republic of Ireland
VenueGreenpark Racecourse
Events1
Distances7.36 km – Junior men
Participation92 athletes from
16 nations

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

Race resultsEdit

Junior men's race (7.36 km)Edit

IndividualEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time
  Eddy de Pauw   Belgium 23:02
  Steve Binns   England 23:09
  Ildar Denikeyev   Soviet Union 23:20
4 Jeff Nelson   United States 23:22
5 Ian Clarke   Canada 23:29
6 Roberto Antiga   Italy 23:31
7 Faisal Touzri   Tunisia 23:32
8 Jordi García   Spain 23:33
9 Ezequiel Canario   Portugal 23:34
10 Ian Campbell   Scotland 23:35
11 Alastair Douglas   Scotland 23:36
12 Jim Hill   United States 23:37
13 Ronnie Carroll   Ireland 23:38
14 Pedro Garin   Spain 23:39
15 Colin Moore   England 23:40
16 Sergey Kiselyov   Soviet Union 23:41
17 Valentin Rodríguez   Spain 23:42
18 José Maestra   Spain 23:43
19 Andrea Prassedi   Italy 23:44
20 Paul Moloney   Ireland 23:45
21 Guy Léfèvre   Belgium 23:46
22 Denis Stark   Canada 23:47
23 Graham Williamson   Scotland 23:48
24 Herb Wills   United States 23:49
25 Vladimir Bezlepkin   Soviet Union 23:53
26 Jean-Louis Prianon   France 23:54
27 Geoff Turnbull   England 23:55
28 Brendan Quinn   Ireland 23:56
29 Brian O'Keefe   Ireland 23:58
30 Dave Lewis   England 23:59
31 Abdurachman Ibragimov   Soviet Union 24:01
32 Ulrich Renz   West Germany 24:03
33 James Fallon   Ireland 24:04
34 Mauro Perna   Italy 24:05
35 Pascal Debacker   France 24:06
36 Steve Cram   England 24:08
37 José Manuel Boix   Spain 24:10
38 Mohammed Chouri   Tunisia 24:11
39 Steven Snell   Canada 24:12
40 Herbert Renz   West Germany 24:13
41 Heinrich Kipp   Denmark 24:15
42 Antonio Zumbo   Italy 24:20
43 Peter Horak   West Germany 24:21
44 Jean-Luc Taif   France 24:22
45 Yazid Abnouri   France 24:23
46 Steve Blakemore   Wales 24:24
47 Carlos Pereira   Portugal 24:25
48 Habib Romdani   Tunisia 24:26
49 Erwin Nothelfer   West Germany 24:28
50 Jim Haughey   Northern Ireland 24:30
51 Howard Parsell   Wales 24:31
52 Eddy Stevens   Belgium 24:32
53 Henrik Jørgensen   Denmark 24:33
54 Paul Donovan   Ireland 24:34
55 Gerhard Lindner   West Germany 24:35
56 Sergio Lena   Italy 24:36
57 Peter Fox   Scotland 24:38
58 Peter Daenens   Belgium 24:40
59 Aldo Bartolini   Canada 24:42
60 Chris Buckley   Wales 24:43
61 Gabriele Bettati   Italy 24:44
62 Iain Hill   Northern Ireland 24:48
63 Luis Pinhal   Portugal 24:51
64 Sean Connolly   England 24:52
65 Abderrazak Gtari   Tunisia 24:53
66 John Gregorek   United States 24:54
67 Henrik Albahn   Denmark 24:55
68 David Kirk   Scotland 24:56
69 Tom Melville   Northern Ireland 24:57
70 Steen Christensen   Denmark 25:01
71 Mike Sheely   United States 25:02
72 Jordi Castelló   Spain 25:06
73 Luc de Koster   Belgium 25:08
74 Ewen Martin   Wales 25:10
75 Paul Lanfear   Wales 25:13
76 Sören Egge Rasmussen   Denmark 25:15
77 Dallas Alleire   Canada 25:16
78 John McCreedy   Northern Ireland 25:18
79 Alan Scharsu   United States 25:21
80 Serge Moro-Sibilot   France 25:21
81 Mohamed Hadj Gasmi   Tunisia 25:23
82 Tom Breen   Northern Ireland 25:27
83 Mohamed Salah Chebbi   Tunisia 25:39
84 Jos Maes   Belgium 25:42
85 Ieuan Ellis   Wales 25:43
86 Duncan McTavish   Scotland 25:54
87 João Campos   Portugal 25:58
88 Mickey Rooney   Northern Ireland 26:07
89 Jean-Baptiste Protais   France 26:14
90 Ove Jensen   Denmark 26:25
Antonio Leitão   Portugal DNF
Eliseo Rios   Portugal DNF

TeamsEdit

Rank Team Points
    Spain
Jorge García 8
Pedro Garin 14
Valentin Rodríguez 17
José Maestra 18
(José Manuel Boix) (37)
(Jordi Castelló) (72)
57
    England
Steve Binns 2
Colin Moore 15
Geoff Turnbull 27
Dave Lewis 30
(Steve Cram) (36)
(Sean Connolly) (64)
74
    Soviet Union
Ildar Denikeyev 3
Sergey Kiselyov 16
Vladimir Bezlepkin 25
Abdurachman Ibragimov 31
75
4   Ireland
Ronnie Carroll 13
Paul Moloney 20
Brendan Quinn 28
Brian O'Keefe 29
(James Fallon) (33)
(Paul Donovan) (54)
90
5   Italy
Roberto Antiga 6
Andrea Prassedi 19
Mauro Perna 34
Antonio Zumbo 42
(Sergio Lena) (56)
(Gabriele Bettati) (61)
101
6   Scotland
Ian Campbell 10
Alastair Douglas 11
Graham Williamson 23
Peter Fox 57
(David Kirk) (68)
(Duncan McTavish) (86)
101
7   United States
Jeff Nelson 4
Jim Hill 12
Herb Wills 24
John Gregorek 66
(Mike Sheely) (71)
(Alan Scharsu) (79)
106
8   Canada
Ian Clarke 5
Denis Stark 22
Steven Snell 39
Aldo Bartolini 59
(Dallas Alleire) (77)
125
9   Belgium
Eddy de Pauw 1
Guy Léfèvre 21
Eddy Stevens 52
Peter Daenens 58
(Luc de Koster) (73)
(Jos Maes) (84)
132
10   France
Jean-Louis Prianon 26
Pascal Debacker 35
Jean-Luc Taif 44
Yazid Abnouri 45
(Serge Moro-Sibilot) (80)
(Jean-Baptiste Protais) (89)
150
11   Tunisia
Faisal Touzri 7
Mohammed Chouri 38
Habib Romdani 48
Abderrazak Gtari 65
(Mohamed Hadj Gasmi) (81)
(Mohamed Salah Chebbi) (83)
158
12   West Germany
Ulrich Renz 32
Herbert Renz 40
Peter Horak 43
Erwin Nothelfer 49
(Gerhard Lindner) (55)
164
13   Portugal
Ezequiel Canario 9
Carlos Pereira 47
Luis Pinhal 63
João Campos 87
(Antonio Leitão) (DNF)
(Eliseo Rios) (DNF)
206
14   Denmark
Heinrich Kipp 41
Henrik Jørgensen 53
Henrik Albahn 67
Steen Christensen 70
(Sören Egge Rasmussen) (76)
(Ove Jensen) (90)
231
15   Wales
Steve Blakemore 46
Howard Parsell 51
Chris Buckley 60
Ewen Martin 74
(Paul Lanfear) (75)
(Ieuan Ellis) (85)
231
16   Northern Ireland
Jim Haughey 50
Iain Hill 62
Tom Melville 69
John McCreedy 78
(Tom Breen) (82)
(Mickey Rooney) (88)
259
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

ParticipationEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 92 athletes from 16 countries in the Junior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marshall, Ron (March 19, 1973), Majestic triumph for Ireland's 'King John' - John Treacy, the 21-year-old holder of the world cross-country title, set alight the hearts of 25,000 impassioned Irish spectators yesterday afternoon here at Limerick Racecourse where he retained the championship in majestic fashion, covering the 12,000 metres in 37 min, 20sec..., Glasgow Herald, p. 18, retrieved October 18, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.4km CC Men - Limerick Green Park Date: Sunday, March 25, 1979, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 18, 2013CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013
  4. ^ a b 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. 2ff, archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013, retrieved October 9, 2013