1983 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race

The Junior men's race at the 1983 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Gateshead, England, at the Riverside Park on March 20, 1983. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald[1] and in the Evening Times.[2]

Junior men's race at the 1983 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition11th
DateMarch 20
Host cityGateshead, Tyne and Wear, England England
VenueRiverside Park
Events1
Distances8.033 km – Junior men
Participation107 athletes from
25 nations

Complete results,[3] medallists, [4] and the results of British athletes[5] were published.

Race resultsEdit

Junior men's race (8.033 km)Edit

IndividualEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time
  Fesseha Abebe   Ethiopia 24:58
  Angaso Telega   Ethiopia 24:59
  Jonathan Richards   England 25:07
4 Gonfa Negere   Ethiopia 25:22
5 José Manuel Albentosa   Spain 25:35
6 Teka Mekonnen   Ethiopia 25:40
7 Cyrille Laventure   France 25:51
8 Marc Olesen   Canada 25:53
9 Asfaw Tadesse   Ethiopia 25:57
10 Richard Carter   England 26:06
11 José Manuel García   Spain 26:10
12 Antonio Pérez   Spain 26:15
13 José Zabaleta   Spain 26:16
14 Mohamed Salah Rajhi   Tunisia 26:17
15 Joseba Sarriegui   Spain 26:19
16 Disso Dissessa   Ethiopia 26:23
17 Alfredo Munoz   Spain 26:26
18 Paul McCaffrey   Northern Ireland 26:29
19 Luis Miguel   Portugal 26:30
20 Clifton Bradeley   England 26:31
21 Nikolay Matyushenko   Soviet Union 26:31
22 Corrado Di Salvatore   Italy 26:32
23 Mustapha El Nechchadi   Morocco 26:33
24 Robert Rice   Canada 26:35
25 Phil Makepeace   England 26:39
26 Luis Soares   Portugal 26:40
27 Joseph Leuchtmann   United States 26:41
28 Gerry Wallace   Ireland 26:46
29 Arnold van Heesvelde   Belgium 26:46
30 Thierry Pantel   France 26:46
31 Paulo Pinhal   Portugal 26:48
32 Abdelkader Belhaied   Tunisia 26:48
33 David Dunne   Ireland 26:53
34 Giuseppe D'Urso   Italy 26:54
35 Bob Mau   United States 26:56
36 Laroussi Mechi   Tunisia 26:57
37 John Castellano   Canada 26:58
38 Glenn Charanduk   Canada 27:00
39 Paul Taylor   England 27:02
40 Andrew Rodgers   Wales 27:04
41 Steve Diech   United States 27:06
42 Paul Gompers   United States 27:07
43 Walter Bassi   Italy 27:08
44 Miloud Djellal   Algeria 27:12
45 Igor Lotoryev   Soviet Union 27:12
46 Stefan Hendrickx   Belgium 27:12
47 Paul Stogryn   United States 27:12
48 Robert Cameron   Scotland 27:12
49 Sergey Smirnov   Soviet Union 27:14
50 Kai Jenkel    Switzerland 27:15
51 Khaled Aouita   Morocco 27:16
52 Abdellah Boubia   Morocco 27:17
53 Markus Hacksteiner    Switzerland 27:19
54 Patric Nilsson   Sweden 27:20
55 Martin Vile   England 27:20
56 Aleksandr Burtsev   Soviet Union 27:20
57 Ezzedine Amdouni   Tunisia 27:26
58 Leonard O'Regan   Ireland 27:26
59 Alexandr Sokoholovskiy   Soviet Union 27:26
60 Yehezkel Halifa   Israel 27:26
61 Mark Cutts   Canada 27:26
62 Brian Matthews   Wales 27:26
63 Marc Nelis   Belgium 27:27
64 Peter Conaghan   Scotland 27:27
65 Adam Sarty   Canada 27:28
66 Romdhane Belkhaied   Tunisia 27:29
67 Sergio Bruni   Italy 27:29
68 William Brist   United States 27:30
69 William Lacy   Ireland 27:31
70 Didier Verhaege   France 27:31
71 Ian Williams   Wales 27:32
72 Marcel Versteeg   Netherlands 27:37
73 Angelo Brunetti   Italy 27:40
74 Nigel Gooch   Wales 27:40
75 Luis Serrano   Portugal 27:40
76 Ahmed Lili   Morocco 27:40
77 John McNeil   Scotland 27:41
78 Alan Puckrin   Scotland 27:49
79 Mohamed Moulhine   Morocco 27:50
80 Benny Pollentier   Belgium 27:55
81 Abdelhak Henane   Algeria 27:57
82 Patrick Lingard   France 27:58
83 Johan van Delanotte   Belgium 28:01
84 Pierre Richard   Belgium 28:02
85 Gordan Lang   Northern Ireland 28:04
86 Nazar Habib   Wales 28:06
87 Pat O'Neill   Northern Ireland 28:11
88 Christian Vagner   France 28:14
89 Michael Taggart   Scotland 28:16
90 Cormac O'Riordan   Ireland 28:19
91 Carsten Borgen   Denmark 28:21
92 Pascal Tristant   France 28:26
93 Ali Günes   Turkey 28:29
94 Alwyn Ormond   Wales 28:37
95 Pat McKillop   Northern Ireland 28:42
96 Alan Wilson   Scotland 28:45
97 Mohamed Ahmad   Palestine 28:48
98 Jesper Mathiesen   Denmark 28:54
99 Philip Tweedie   Northern Ireland 28:59
100 Jim Hefferon   Northern Ireland 29:13
101 Mohamed Essahal   Morocco 29:15
102 Abdullah Saud   Kuwait 29:51
103 Khrlio Mourdi   Kuwait 31:19
104 M.Ibrahim Haji   Kuwait 31:22
105 Talal Al-Asfir   Kuwait 31:56
José Macedo   Portugal DNF
Fernando Ferreira   Portugal DNF

TeamsEdit

Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Fesseha Abebe 1
Angaso Telega 2
Gonfa Negere 4
Teka Mekonnen 6
(Asfaw Tadesse) (9)
(Disso Dissessa) (16)
13
    Spain
José Manuel Albentosa 5
José Manuel García 11
Antonio Pérez 12
José Zabaleta 13
(Joseba Sarriegui) (15)
(Alfredo Munoz) (17)
41
    England
Jonathan Richards 3
Richard Carter 10
Clifton Bradeley 20
Phil Makepeace 25
(Paul Taylor) (39)
(Martin Vile) (55)
58
4   Canada
Marc Olesen 8
Robert Rice 24
John Castellano 37
Glenn Charanduk 38
(Mark Cutts) (61)
(Adam Sarty) (65)
107
5   Tunisia
Mohamed Salah Rajhi 14
Abdelkader Belhaied 32
Laroussi Mechi 36
Ezzedine Amdouni 57
(Romdhane Belkhaied) (66)
139
6   United States
Joseph Leuchtmann 27
Bob Mau 35
Steve Diech 41
Paul Gompers 42
(Paul Stogryn) (47)
(William Brist) (68)
145
7   Portugal
Luis Miguel 19
Luis Soares 26
Paulo Pinhal 31
Luis Serrano 75
(José Macedo) (DNF)
(Fernando Ferreira) (DNF)
151
8   Italy
Corrado Di Salvatore 22
Giuseppe D'Urso 34
Walter Bassi 43
Sergio Bruni 67
(Angelo Brunetti) (73)
166
9   Soviet Union
Nikolay Matyushenko 21
Igor Lotoryev 45
Sergey Smirnov 49
Aleksandr Burtsev 56
(Alexandr Sokoholovskiy) (59)
171
10   Ireland
Gerry Wallace 28
David Dunne 33
Leonard O'Regan 58
William Lacy 69
(Cormac O'Riordan) (90)
188
11   France
Cyrille Laventure 7
Thierry Pantel 30
Didier Verhaege 70
Patrick Lingard 82
(Christian Vagner) (88)
(Pascal Tristant) (92)
189
12   Morocco
Mustapha El Nechchadi 23
Khaled Aouita 51
Abdellah Boubia 52
Ahmed Lili 76
(Mohamed Moulhine) (79)
(Mohamed Essahal) (101)
202
13   Belgium
Arnold van Heesvelde 29
Stefan Hendrickx 46
Marc Nelis 63
Benny Pollentier 80
(Johan van Delanotte) (83)
(Pierre Richard) (84)
218
14   Wales
Andrew Rodgers 40
Brian Matthews 62
Ian Williams 71
Nigel Gooch 74
(Nazar Habib) (86)
(Alwyn Ormond) (94)
247
15   Scotland
Robert Cameron 48
Peter Conaghan 64
John McNeil 77
Alan Puckrin 78
(Michael Taggart) (89)
(Alan Wilson) (96)
267
16   Northern Ireland
Paul McCaffrey 18
Gordan Lang 85
Pat O'Neill 87
Pat McKillop 95
(Philip Tweedie) (99)
(Jim Hefferon) (100)
285
17   Kuwait
Abdullah Saud 102
Khrlio Mourdi 103
M.Ibrahim Haji 104
Talal Al-Asfir 105
414
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

ParticipationEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 107 athletes from 25 countries in the Junior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 21, 1933), Men from the mountains clean up - A glimpse into the seemingly bottomless well of talented distance runners in Ethiopia was given at Gateshead yesterday, when the men from the mountains swept the boards in the world cross country championships..., Glasgow Herald, p. 18, retrieved October 21, 2013
  2. ^ Bekele's bombshell - Seeing 20-year-old Ethiopian soldier Bekele Debele win the world cross-country title by beating such stars as Alberto Salazar, and Carlos Lopes it was almost impossible to believe he took up running seriously only a year ago..., Evening Times, March 21, 1933, p. 12, retrieved October 21, 2013
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 8.0km CC Men - Gateshead Riverside Park Date: Sunday, March 20, 1983, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 21, 2013CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013
  5. ^ 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