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1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Durham, United Kingdom, at the University of Durham on 25 March 1995. A report on the event was given in The New York Times[1] and in the Herald.[2]

1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition23rd
Date25 March
Host cityDurham, County Durham, United Kingdom United Kingdom
LocationUniversity of Durham
Nations participating58
Athletes participating619
Races4
Distances12.02 km – Senior men
8.47 km – Junior men
6.47 km – Senior women
4.47 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
(12.02 km)
Paul Tergat
  Kenya
34:05 Ismael Kirui
  Kenya
34:13 Salah Hissou
  Morocco
34:14
Junior men
(8.47 km)
Assefa Mezegebu
  Ethiopia
24:12 Dejene Lidetu
  Ethiopia
24:14 David Chelule
  Kenya
24:16
Senior women
(6.47 km)
Derartu Tulu
  Ethiopia
20:21 Catherina McKiernan
  Ireland
20:29 Sally Barsosio
  Kenya
20:39
Junior women
(4.47 km)
Annemari Sandell
  Finland
14:04 Jebiwot Keitany
  Kenya
14:09 Nancy Kipron
  Kenya
14:17
Team
Senior men   Kenya 62   Morocco 111   Spain 120
Junior men   Kenya 23   Ethiopia 25   Morocco 72
Senior women   Kenya 26   Ethiopia 38   Romania 84
Junior women   Kenya 18   Ethiopia 31   Japan 56

Race resultsEdit

Senior men's race (12.02 km)Edit

For full event details see 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Paul Tergat   Kenya 34:05
  Ismael Kirui   Kenya 34:13
  Salah Hissou   Morocco 34:14
4 Haile Gebrselassie   Ethiopia 34:26
5 Brahim Lahlafi   Morocco 34:34
6 Paulo Guerra   Portugal 34:38
7 James Songok   Kenya 34:41
8 Simon Chemoiywo   Kenya 34:46
9 Todd Williams   United States 34:47
10 Martín Fiz   Spain 34:50
11 Elarbi Khattabi   Morocco 34:55
12 Abdelaziz Sahere   Morocco 35:00
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Paul Tergat 1
Ismael Kirui 2
James Songok 7
Simon Chemoiywo 8
Julius Ondieki 15
William Kiptum 29
(Simeon Rono) (30)
(Gideon Chirchir) (67)
(Dominic Kirui) (142)
62
    Morocco
Salah Hissou 3
Brahim Lahlafi 5
Elarbi Khattabi 11
Abdelaziz Sahere 12
Hammou Boutayeb 39
Mustapha Bamouh 41
(Abderrahim Zitouna) (76)
(Larbi Zéroual) (DNF)
111
    Spain
Martín Fiz 10
José Manuel García 13
José Carlos Adán 18
Antonio Serrano 19
Alejandro Gómez 28
Antonio Pérez 32
(Julio Rey) (36)
(Bartolomé Serrano) (48)
(Abel Antón) (78)
120
4   Portugal 139
5   Ethiopia 169
6   United States 310
7   Italy 325
8   South Africa 326
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8.47 km)Edit

For full event details see 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Assefa Mezegebu   Ethiopia 24:12
  Dejene Lidetu   Ethiopia 24:14
  David Chelule   Kenya 24:16
4 Andrew Panga   Tanzania 24:19
5 Philip Mosima   Kenya 24:23
6 Abreham Tsige   Ethiopia 24:40
7 Hezron Otwori   Kenya 24:43
8 Mark Bett   Kenya 24:48
9 Sammy Kipruto   Kenya 24:58
10 Christopher Kelong   Kenya 25:02
11 John Morapedi   South Africa 25:04
12 Marko Hwahu   Tanzania 25:04
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
David Chelule 3
Philip Mosima 5
Hezron Otwori 7
Mark Bett 8
(Sammy Kipruto) (9)
(Christopher Kelong) (10)
23
    Ethiopia
Assefa Mezegebu 1
Dejene Lidetu 2
Abreham Tsige 6
Lemma Bonsa 16
(Mizan Mehari) (23)
(Mohamed Awol) (30)
25
    Morocco
Mohamed El Hattab 15
Mohamed Amyn 17
Abderrahman Chmaiti 19
Abdelilah El Marrafe 21
(Abderrahim Goumri) (25)
(Ahmed Ezzobayry) (38)
72
4   Japan 84
5   Algeria 150
6   South Africa 156
7   Spain 164
8   France 182
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.47 km)Edit

For full event details see 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia 20:21
  Catherina McKiernan   Ireland 20:29
  Sally Barsosio   Kenya 20:39
4 Margaret Ngotho   Kenya 20:40
5 Gete Wami   Ethiopia 20:49
6 Joan Nesbit   United States 20:50
7 Merima Denboba   Ethiopia 20:53
8 Rose Cheruiyot   Kenya 20:54
9 Albertina Dias   Portugal 20:56
10 Gabriela Szabo   Romania 20:57
11 Catherine Kirui   Kenya 20:58
12 Zahra Ouaziz   Morocco 21:06
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Sally Barsosio 3
Margaret Ngotho 4
Rose Cheruiyot 8
Catherine Kirui 11
(Hellen Kimaiyo) (17)
(Hellen Chepngeno) (27)
26
    Ethiopia
Derartu Tulu 1
Gete Wami 5
Merima Denboba 7
Askale Bereda 25
(Genet Gebregiorgis) (26)
(Getenesh Urge) (77)
38
    Romania
Gabriela Szabo 10
Tudorita Chidu 22
Elena Fidatof 23
Iulia Negura 29
(Cristina Misaros) (30)
(Daniela Bran) (85)
84
4   Japan 102
5   United States 111
6   Russia 116
7   Spain 133
8   France 151
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.47 km)Edit

For full event details see 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Annemari Sandell   Finland 14:04
  Jebiwot Keitany   Kenya 14:09
  Nancy Kipron   Kenya 14:17
4 Jepkorir Ayabei   Kenya 14:21
5 Birhan Dagne   Ethiopia 14:25
6 Anita Weyermann    Switzerland 14:25
7 Alemitu Bekele   Ethiopia 14:26
8 Yimenashu Taye   Ethiopia 14:27
9 Elizabeth Cheptanui   Kenya 14:28
10 Pamela Chepchumba   Kenya 14:31
11 Ayelech Worku   Ethiopia 14:33
12 Chiemi Takahashi   Japan 14:39
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Jebiwot Keitany 2
Nancy Kipron 3
Jepkorir Ayabei 4
Elizabeth Cheptanui 9
(Pamela Chepchumba) (10)
(Helen Kimutai) (14)
18
    Ethiopia
Birhan Dagne 5
Alemitu Bekele 7
Yimenashu Taye 8
Ayelech Worku 11
(Getenesh Tamirat) (18)
31
    Japan
Chiemi Takahashi 12
Miwa Sugawara 13
Yoshiko Ichikawa 15
Masako Chiba 16
(Ari Ichihashi) (21)
(Taeko Igarashi) (23)
56
4   United States 113
5   Romania 120
6   United Kingdom 133
7   Spain 183
8   Belgium 208
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya52310
2  Ethiopia2406
3  Finland1001
4  Morocco0123
5  Ireland0101
6  Japan0011
  Romania0011
  Spain0011
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 619 athletes from 58 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomsen, Ian (March 27, 1995), A Finnish Success Story, Produced in Kenya, The New York Times, retrieved October 25, 2013
  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 27, 1995), Harmony is the name of the game, Herald, retrieved October 25, 2013
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (April 14, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Durham University of Durham Date: Saturday, March 25, 1995, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 25, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 8.5km CC Men - Durham University of Durham Date: Saturday, March 25, 1995, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 25, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.5km CC Women - Durham University of Durham Date: Saturday, March 25, 1995, 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 - Durham University of Durham Date: Saturday, March 25, 1995, 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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