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1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Amorebieta, Spain, at the Jaureguibarría Course on March 28, 1993. A report on the event was given in The New York Times[1] and in the Herald.[2]

1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition21st
DateMarch 28
Host cityAmorebieta, Euskadi, Spain Spain
LocationJaureguibarría Course
Nations participating54
Athletes participating653
Races4
Distances11.75 km – Senior men
7.15 km – Junior men
6.35 km – Senior women
4.45 km – Junior women

Complete results for senior men,[3] junior men,[4] senior women,[5] junior women,[6] medallists, [7] and the results of British athletes[8] were published.

Contents

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(11.75 km)
William Sigei
  Kenya
32:51 Dominic Kirui
  Kenya
32:56 Ismael Kirui
  Kenya
32:59
Junior men
(7.15 km)
Philip Mosima
  Kenya
20:18 Christopher Koskei
  Kenya
20:20 Josephat Machuka
  Kenya
20:23
Senior women
(6.35 km)
Albertina Dias
  Portugal
20:00 Catherina McKiernan
  Ireland
20:09 Lynn Jennings
  United States
20:09
Junior women
(4.45 km)
Gladys Ondeyo
  Kenya
14:04 Pamela Chepchumba
  Kenya
14:09 Sally Barsosio
  Kenya
14:11
Team
Senior men   Kenya 25   Ethiopia 82   Portugal 167
Junior men   Kenya 10   Ethiopia 27   Morocco 76
Senior women   Kenya 52   Japan 93   France 100
Junior women   Kenya 10   Japan 41   Ethiopia 61

Race resultsEdit

Senior men's race (11.75 km)Edit

For full event details see 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  William Sigei   Kenya 32:51
  Dominic Kirui   Kenya 32:56
  Ismael Kirui   Kenya 32:59
4 Moses Tanui   Kenya 33:14
5 Ezequiel Bitok   Kenya 33:21
6 Khalid Skah   Morocco 33:22
7 Haile Gebrselassie   Ethiopia 33:23
8 Addis Abebe   Ethiopia 33:29
9 Worku Bikila   Ethiopia 33:31
10 Paul Tergat   Kenya 33:35
11 Brahim Lahlafi   Morocco 33:36
12 Domingos Castro   Portugal 33:43
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
William Sigei 1
Dominic Kirui 2
Ismael Kirui 3
Moses Tanui 4
Ezequiel Bitok 5
Paul Tergat 10
(Ondoro Osoro) (13)
(James Kariuki) (15)
(Anthony Kiprono) (30)
25
    Ethiopia
Haile Gebrselassie 7
Addis Abebe 8
Worku Bikila 9
Fita Bayissa 16
Abraham Assefa 19
Kidane Gebrmichael 23
(Fekadu Degefu) (28)
(Nigousse Urge) (42)
(Ayele Mezegebu) (61)
82
    Portugal
Domingos Castro 12
Paulo Guerra 21
Carlos Monteiro 22
Joaquim Pinheiro 25
João Junqueira 41
Carlos Patrício 46
(José Regalo) (57)
(Eduardo Henriques) (89)
167
4   Spain 187
5   France 238
6   Morocco 260
7   United Kingdom 353
8   United States 376
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.15 km)Edit

For full event details see 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Philip Mosima   Kenya 20:18
  Christopher Koskei   Kenya 20:20
  Josephat Machuka   Kenya 20:23
4 Lazarus Nyakeraka   Kenya 20:23
5 Tegenu Abebe   Ethiopia 20:28
6 Habte Jifar   Ethiopia 20:50
7 Tibebu Reta   Ethiopia 20:50
8 Stanley Kimutai   Kenya 21:03
9 Geta Tsega   Ethiopia 21:04
10 Tolosa Gebre   Ethiopia 21:05
11 Salah El Ghazi   Morocco 21:08
12 Wener Kashayev   Russia 21:09
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Philip Mosima 1
Christopher Koskei 2
Josephat Machuka 3
Lazarus Nyakeraka 4
(Stanley Kimutai) (8)
10
    Ethiopia
Tegenu Abebe 5
Habte Jifar 6
Tibebu Reta 7
Geta Tsega 9
(Tolosa Gebre) (10)
(Tekalegne Shewaye) (17)
27
    Morocco
Salah El Ghazi 11
Hicham El Guerrouj 15
Abdelmajid El Boubkary 18
Driss El Himer 32
(Mohamed El Hattab) (41)
(Irba Lakhal) (51)
76
4   Spain 114
5   Russia 120
6   South Africa 122
7   Yemen 135
8   Japan 155
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.35 km)Edit

For full event details see 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Albertina Dias   Portugal 20:00
  Catherina McKiernan   Ireland 20:09
  Lynn Jennings   United States 20:09
4 Zola Pieterse   South Africa 20:10
5 Liz McColgan   United Kingdom 20:17
6 Elana Meyer   South Africa 20:18
7 Pauline Konga   Kenya 20:19
8 Farida Fatès   France 20:20
9 Iulia Negura   Romania 20:20
10 Kazumi Kanbayashi   Japan 20:23
11 Olga Shurbanova   Russia 20:23
12 Hellen Kimaiyo   Kenya 20:24
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Pauline Konga 7
Hellen Kimaiyo 12
Esther Kiplagat 16
Jane Ngotho 17
(Lydia Cheromei) (32)
(Tegla Loroupe) (80)
52
    Japan
Kazumi Kanbayashi 10
Tsugumi Fukuyama 20
Yumi Osaki 27
Kumi Araki 36
(Aki Tasaka) (37)
(Harumi Suzuki) (61)
93
    France
Farida Fatès 8
Odile Ohier 14
Annette Palluy 34
Annick Clouvel 44
(Maria Rébélo) (46)
(Marie-Hélène Reix) (59)
100
4   South Africa 105
5   Russia 106
6   Ethiopia 122
7   United Kingdom 124
8   Portugal 137
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.45 km)Edit

For full event details see 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Gladys Ondeyo   Kenya 14:04
  Pamela Chepchumba   Kenya 14:09
  Sally Barsosio   Kenya 14:11
4 Helen Kimutai   Kenya 14:14
5 Susie Power   Australia 14:18
6 Catherine Kirui   Kenya 14:29
7 Elena Cosoveanu   Romania 14:32
8 Akiko Kato   Japan 14:34
9 Azumi Miyazaki   Japan 14:36
10 Sachiko Nakahito   Japan 14:40
11 Gabriela Szabo   Romania 14:45
12 Alemitu Bekele   Ethiopia 14:46
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Gladys Ondeyo 1
Pamela Chepchumba 2
Sally Barsosio 3
Helen Kimutai 4
(Catherine Kirui) (6)
10
    Japan
Akiko Kato 8
Azumi Miyazaki 9
Sachiko Nakahito 10
Yuko Kubota 14
(Yoshiko Imura) (16)
(Chiemi Takahashi) (25)
41
    Ethiopia
Alemitu Bekele 12
Askale Bereda 13
Yeshi Gebreselassie 17
Getenesh Tamirat 19
(Leila Aman) (28)
61
4   Romania 95
5   Spain 123
6   Russia 138
7   South Africa 146
8   Germany 150
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya73313
2  Portugal1012
3  Ethiopia0213
4  Japan0202
5  Ireland0101
6  France0011
  Morocco0011
  United States0011
Totals (8 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 653 athletes from 54 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bloom, Marc (March 29, 1993), RUNNING; Jennings Settles For Third, Glasgow Herald, retrieved October 25, 2013
  2. ^ Liz fifth as Kenyans dominate, Herald, March 29, 1993, retrieved October 25, 2013
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 11.8km CC Men - Amorebieta Jaureguibarria Date: Sunday, March 28, 1993, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 25, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.2km CC Men - Amorebieta Jaureguibarria Date: Sunday, March 28, 1993, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 25, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.4km CC Women - Amorebieta Jaureguibarria Date: Sunday, March 28, 1993, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 25, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.5km CC Women - Amorebieta Jaureguibarria Date: Sunday, March 28, 1993, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 25, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013
  8. ^ 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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