1980 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race

The Senior women's race at the 1980 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Paris, France, at the Hippodrome de Longchamp on March 9, 1980. A report on the event was given in the Evening Times.[1]

Senior women's race at the 1980 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition8th
DateMarch 9
Host cityParis, France France
VenueHippodrome de Longchamp
Events1
Distances4.82 km – Senior women
Participation104 athletes from
20 nations

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

Race resultsEdit

Senior women's race (4.82 km)Edit

IndividualEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time
  Grete Waitz   Norway 15:05
  Irina Bondarchuk   Soviet Union 15:49
  Yelena Chernysheva   Soviet Union 15:52
4 Giana Romanova   Soviet Union 15:53
5 Jan Merrill   United States 15:57
6 Svetlana Ulmasova   Soviet Union 16:00
7 Penny Forse   England 16:04
8 Ellen Wessinghage   West Germany 16:05
9 Kath Binns   England 16:06
10 Margaret Groos   United States 16:09
11 Raisa Smekhnova   Soviet Union 16:09
12 Cristina Tomasini   Italy 16:10
13 Julie Shea   United States 16:10
14 Sandra Arthurton   England 16:15
15 Ingrid Kristiansen   Norway 16:18
16 Carla Beurskens   Netherlands 16:19
17 Nancy Rooks   Canada 16:20
18 Christine McMeekin   Scotland 16:20
19 Ruth Smeeth   England 16:20
20 Charlotte Teske   West Germany 16:22
21 Brenda Webb   United States 16:23
22 Gunvor Hilde   Norway 16:23
23 Amelia Lorza Lopez   Spain 16:24
24 Bronislawa Ludwichowska   Poland 16:24
25 Lynn Kanuka   Canada 16:25
26 Joan Benoit   United States 16:28
27 Deirdre Nagle   Ireland 16:29
28 Margherita Gargano   Italy 16:30
29 Luciana Saccol   Italy 16:31
30 Regina Joyce   England 16:36
31 Shauna Miller   Canada 16:37
32 Alba Milana   Italy 16:38
33 Mona Kleppe   Norway 16:40
34 Sylvie Bornet   France 16:41
35 Ellison Goodall   United States 16:42
36 Silvana Cruciata   Italy 16:44
37 Sara Neil   Canada 16:44
38 Marleen Mols   Belgium 16:44
39 Sabine Ladurner   Italy 16:44
40 Mie Poulsen Jensen   Denmark 16:46
41 Elvira Hofmann   West Germany 16:47
42 Elise Wattendorf    Switzerland 16:48
43 Véronique Renties   France 16:49
44 Martine Bouchonneau   France 16:50
45 Tatyana Sychova   Soviet Union 16:51
46 Magda Ilands   Belgium 16:51
47 Rita Aerts   Belgium 16:52
48 Fionnuala Morrish   Ireland 16:52
49 Maria Chwaszczynska   Poland 16:53
50 Pilar Fernandez   Spain 16:59
51 Francine Peeters   Belgium 16:59
52 Asuncion Sinobas   Spain 17:03
53 Jacqueline Lefeuvre   France 17:03
54 Wanda Panfil   Poland 17:06
55 Mercedes Calleja   Spain 17:09
56 Montserrat Abello   Spain 17:10
57 Mercedes Buceta   Spain 17:10
58 Hilary Hollick   Wales 17:10
59 Carol Meagan   Ireland 17:11
60 Renata Kokowska   Poland 17:11
61 Mary Purcell   Ireland 17:11
62 Veronica Duffy   Ireland 17:14
63 Angelika Stephan   West Germany 17:15
64 Rita Schlebert    Switzerland 17:15
65 Veronica Poryckyj   Canada 17:17
66 Denise Verhaert   Belgium 17:18
67 Susan Olsen   Denmark 17:19
68 Zehava Shmueli   Israel 17:19
69 Anette Hansen   Denmark 17:22
70 Brigit de Nijs   Netherlands 17:22
71 Marie-Christine Christiaens   Belgium 17:23
72 Kathy Williams   Wales 17:23
73 Fiona McQueen   Scotland 17:24
74 Yana Jones   Wales 17:24
75 Nathalie Abelard   France 17:25
76 Leila Boudina   Algeria 17:30
77 Frederica Sieders   Netherlands 17:31
78 Dorthe Rasmussen   Denmark 17:34
79 Barbara Harvie   Scotland 17:34
80 Angela Mason   England 17:34
81 Connie Olsen   Denmark 17:42
82 Carole Bradford   Wales 17:42
83 Oddrun Mosling   Norway 17:43
84 Karin de Nijs   Netherlands 17:49
85 Mébarka El Hadj Abdellah   Algeria 17:56
86 Tineke Kluft   Netherlands 17:59
87 Annie Rindt   Netherlands 17:59
88 Margaret Coomber   Scotland 18:04
89 Sonia McLaren   Scotland 18:04
90 Vreni Forster    Switzerland 18:07
91 Kim Lock   Wales 18:09
92 Siobhan Treacy   Ireland 18:21
93 Malika Bellounis   Algeria 18:22
94 Rachel Halle   Israel 18:24
95 Joëlle De Brouwer   France 18:34
96 Joyce Mehaffey   Northern Ireland 18:42
97 Sheila Doyle   Northern Ireland 18:44
98 Trudy Kenward   Wales 18:47
99 Kerry Robinson   Scotland 19:10
100 Anna Bukis   Poland 19:13
101 Roisin Smyth   Northern Ireland 19:30
102 Avril McClung   Northern Ireland 19:48
103 Susan Beattie   Northern Ireland 20:21
Vera Kemper   West Germany DNF

TeamsEdit

Rank Team Points
    Soviet Union
Irina Bondarchuk 2
Yelena Chernysheva 3
Giana Romanova 4
Svetlana Ulmasova 6
(Raisa Smekhnova) (11)
(Tatyana Sychova) (45)
15
    England
Penny Forse 7
Kath Binns 9
Sandra Arthurton 14
Ruth Smeeth 19
(Regina Joyce) (30)
(Angela Mason) (80)
49
    United States
Jan Merrill 5
Margaret Groos 10
Julie Shea 13
Brenda Webb 21
(Joan Benoit) (26)
(Ellison Goodall) (35)
49
4   Norway
Grete Waitz 1
Ingrid Christensen 15
Gunvor Hilde 22
Mona Kleppe 33
(Oddrun Mosling) (83)
71
5   Italy
Cristina Tomasini 12
Margherita Gargano 28
Luciana Saccol 29
Alba Milana 32
(Silvana Cruciata) (36)
(Sabine Ladurner) (39)
101
6   Canada
Nancy Rooks 17
Lynn Kanuka 25
Shauna Miller 31
Sara Neil 37
(Veronica Poryckyj) (65)
110
7   West Germany
Ellen Wessinghage 8
Charlotte Teske 20
Elvira Hofmann 41
Angelika Stephan 63
(Vera Kemper) (DNF)
132
8   France
Sylvie Bornet 34
Véronique Renties 43
Martine Bouchonneau 44
Jacqueline Lefeuvre 53
(Nathalie Abelard) (75)
(Joëlle De Brouwer) (95)
174
9   Spain
Amelia Lorza Lopez 23
Pilar Fernandez 50
Asuncion Sinobas 52
Mercedes Calleja 55
(Montserrat Abello) (56)
(Mercedes Buceta) (57)
180
10   Belgium
Marleen Mols 38
Magda Ilands 46
Rita Aerts 47
Francine Peeters 51
(Denise Verhaert) (66)
(Marie-Christine Christiaens) (71)
182
11   Poland
Bronislawa Ludwichowska 24
Maria Chwaszczynska 49
Wanda Panfil 54
Renata Kokowska 60
(Anna Bukis) (100)
187
12   Ireland
Deirdre Nagle 27
Fionnuala Morrish 48
Carol Meagan 59
Mary Purcell 61
(Veronica Duffy) (62)
(Siobhan Treacy) (92)
195
13   Netherlands
Carla Beurskens 16
Brigit de Nijs 70
Frederica Sieders 77
Karin de Nijs 84
(Tineke Kluft) (86)
(Annie Rindt) (87)
247
14   Denmark
Mie Poulsen Jensen 40
Susan Olsen 67
Anette Hansen 69
Dorthe Rasmussen 78
(Connie Olsen) (81)
254
15   Scotland
Christine McMeekin 18
Fiona McQueen 73
Barbara Harvie 79
Margaret Coomber 88
(Sonia McLaren) (89)
(Kerry Robinson) (99)
258
16   Wales
Hilary Hollick 58
Kathy Williams 72
Yana Jones 74
Carole Bradford 82
(Kim Lock) (91)
(Trudy Kenward) (98)
286
17   Northern Ireland
Joyce Mehaffey 96
Sheila Doyle 97
Roisin Smyth 101
Avril McClung 102
(Susan Beattie) (103)
396
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

ParticipationEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 104 athletes from 20 countries in the Senior women's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robson fifth - Scotland's John Robson finished fifth in the world cross country championship at Longchamp racecourse in Paris yesterday..., Evening Times, March 10, 1980, p. 16, retrieved October 18, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (February 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.5km CC Women - Paris Lonchamp Date: Sunday, March 9, 1980, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 18, 2013
  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