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1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, at the Franklin Park on March 21, 1992. A report on the event was given in The New York Times.[1]

1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition20th
DateMarch 21
Host cityBoston, Massachusetts, United States United States
LocationFranklin Park
Nations participating53
Athletes participating580
Races4
Distances12.53 km – Senior men
7.8 km – Junior men
6.37 km – Senior women
4.005 km – Junior women

Complete results for senior men,[2] junior men,[3] senior women,[4] junior women,[5] medallists, [6] and the results of British athletes[7] were published.

Contents

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12.53 km)
John Ngugi
  Kenya
37:05 William Mutwol
  Kenya
37:17 Fita Bayissa
  Ethiopia
37:18
Junior men
(7.8 km)
Ismael Kirui
  Kenya
23:27 Haile Gebrselassie
  Ethiopia
23:35 Josephat Machuka
  Kenya
23:37
Senior women
(6.37 km)
Lynn Jennings
  United States
21:16 Catherina McKiernan
  Ireland
21:18 Albertina Dias
  Portugal
21:19
Junior women
(4.005 km)
Paula Radcliffe
  United Kingdom
13:30 Wang Junxia
  China
13:35 Lydia Cheromei
  Kenya
13:43
Team
Senior men   Kenya 46   France 145   United Kingdom 147
Junior men   Kenya 18   Ethiopia 28   Japan 90
Senior women   Kenya 47   United States 77   Ethiopia 96
Junior women   Ethiopia 55   Romania 59   Kenya 59

Race resultsEdit

Senior men's race (12.53 km)Edit

For full event details see 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  John Ngugi   Kenya 37:05
  William Mutwol   Kenya 37:17
  Fita Bayissa   Ethiopia 37:18
4 Khalid Skah   Morocco 37:20
5 Richard Chelimo   Kenya 37:21
6 Steve Moneghetti   Australia 37:23
7 Dominic Kirui   Kenya 37:26
8 William Sigei   Kenya 37:27
9 Thierry Pantel   France 37:30
10 Bruno Le Stum   France 37:33
11 Domingos Castro   Portugal 37:35
12 Antonio Martins   France 37:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
John Ngugi 1
William Mutwol 2
Richard Chelimo 5
Dominic Kirui 7
William Sigei 8
Ondoro Osoro 23
(Sammy Lelei) (77)
46
    France
Thierry Pantel 9
Bruno Le Stum 10
Antonio Martins 12
Pascal Thiébaut 21
Jean-Louis Prianon 45
Antonio Rapisarda 48
(Pascal Fetizon) (173)
(Paul Arpin) (DNF)
(Mickael Dufermont) (DNF)
145
    United Kingdom
Richard Nerurkar 15
Eamonn Martin 17
Dave Clarke 20
Andy Bristow 26
Paul Dugdale 33
Mark Dalloway 36
(Paul Roden) (85)
(Tommy Murray) (104)
(Chris Robison) (115)
147
4   Spain 171
5   Italy 246
6   Morocco 247
7   Portugal 249
8   United States 263
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.8 km)Edit

For full event details see 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Ismael Kirui   Kenya 23:27
  Haile Gebrselassie   Ethiopia 23:35
  Josephat Machuka   Kenya 23:37
4 Josephat Kiprono   Kenya 23:45
5 Tegenu Abebe   Ethiopia 23:50
6 Francis Nade   Tanzania 23:54
7 Yasuyuki Watanabe   Japan 23:58
8 Gerbaba Eticha   Ethiopia 24:16
9 Antony Mwingereza   Tanzania 24:19
10 Samuel Otieno   Kenya 24:20
11 Mark Kipsang Too   Kenya 24:22
12 Kazuhiro Kawauchi   Japan 24:23
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Ismael Kirui 1
Josephat Machuka 3
Josephat Kiprono 4
Samuel Otieno 10
(Mark Kipsang Too) (11)
18
    Ethiopia
Haile Gebrselassie 2
Tegenu Abebe 5
Gerbaba Eticha 8
Tesgie Legesse 13
28
    Japan
Yasuyuki Watanabe 7
Kazuhiro Kawauchi 12
Masaki Yamamoto 32
Daisuke Isomatsu 39
(Ryoji Maeda) (42)
(Shigekazu Taguchi) (49)
90
4   Morocco 103
5   Italy 128
6   United Kingdom 135
7   Tanzania 135
8   Spain 149
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.37 km)Edit

For full event details see 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Lynn Jennings   United States 21:16
  Catherina McKiernan   Ireland 21:18
  Albertina Dias   Portugal 21:19
4 Vicki Huber   United States 21:34
5 Nadia Dandolo   Italy 21:35
6 Qu Yunxia   China 21:36
7 Sonia O'Sullivan   Ireland 21:37
8 Jill Hunter   United Kingdom 21:39
9 Susan Sirma   Kenya 21:40
10 Luchia Yeshak   Ethiopia 21:42
11 Hellen Kimaiyo   Kenya 21:45
12 Jane Ngotho   Kenya 21:47
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Susan Sirma 9
Hellen Kimaiyo 11
Jane Ngotho 12
Hellen Chepngeno 15
(Pauline Konga) (90)
47
    United States
Lynn Jennings 1
Vicki Huber 4
Annette Peters 30
Sylvia Mosqueda 42
(Melinda Schmidt) (47)
(Lisa Karnopp) (89)
77
    Ethiopia
Luchia Yeshak 10
Merima Denboba 20
Getenesh Urge 28
Berhane Adere 38
(Tigist Moreda) (DNF)
(Derartu Tulu) (DNF)
96
4   Ireland 103
5   Portugal 115
6   Romania 129
7   United Kingdom 129
8   Spain 138
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.005 km)Edit

For full event details see 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Paula Radcliffe   United Kingdom 13:30
  Wang Junxia   China 13:35
  Lydia Cheromei   Kenya 13:43
4 Jennifer Clague   United Kingdom 13:44
5 Anja Smolders   Belgium 13:58
6 Janeth Caizalitín   Ecuador 14:00
7 Elena Cosoveanu   Romania 14:02
8 Zhang Lirong   China 14:03
9 Gete Wami   Ethiopia 14:04
10 Denisa Costescu   Romania 14:05
11 Emebet Shiferaw   Ethiopia 14:06
12 Susie Power   Australia 14:06
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Gete Wami 9
Emebet Shiferaw 11
Genet Gebregiorgis 17
Kore Alemu 18
(Askale Bereda) (34)
(Alemitu Bekele) (79)
55
    Romania
Elena Cosoveanu 7
Denisa Costescu 10
Gabriela Szabo 20
Ileana Dorca 22
(Ana Nanu) (70)
59
    Kenya
Lydia Cheromei 3
Ruth Biwott 13
Susan Chepkemei 16
Pamela Chepchumba 27
(Catherine Kirui) (59)
59
4   United Kingdom 61
5   China 78
6   Japan 103
7   Spain 165
8   France 166
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (United States)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya5139
2  Ethiopia1225
3  United States*1102
4  Great Britain1012
5  China0101
  France0101
  Ireland0101
  Romania0101
9  Japan0011
  Portugal0011
Totals (10 nations)88824
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

ParticipationEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 580 athletes from 53 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Janofsky, Michael (March 22, 1992), CROSS-COUNTRY; Jennings, in Her Own Backyard, Finds Winning as Easy as 1-2-3, The New York Times, retrieved October 16, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.5km CC Men - Boston White Stadium, Franklin Park Date: Saturday, March 21, 1992, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 24, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.8km CC Men - Boston White Stadium, Franklin Park Date: Saturday, March 21, 1992, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 24, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.4km CC Women - Boston White Stadium, Franklin Park Date: Saturday, March 21, 1992, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 24, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (February 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.0km CC Women - Boston White Stadium, Franklin Park Date: Saturday, March 21, 1992, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 24, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013
  7. ^ 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

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