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1997 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race

The Senior women's race at the 1997 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Torino, Italy, at the Parco del Valentino on March 23, 1997. A report on the event was given in the New York Times,[1] in the Herald,[2] and for the IAAF.[3]

Senior women's race at the 1997 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition25th
DateMarch 23
Host cityTorino, Piemonte, Italy Italy
LocationParco del Valentino
Nations participating42
Athletes participating147
Races1
Distances6.6 km – Senior women

Complete results,[4][5] medallists,[6] and the results of British athletes[7] were published.

Contents

Race resultsEdit

Senior women's race (6.6 km)Edit

IndividualEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time
  Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia 20:53
  Paula Radcliffe   United Kingdom 20:55
  Gete Wami   Ethiopia 21:00
4 Julia Vaquero   Spain 21:01
5 Sally Barsosio   Kenya 21:05
6 Merima Denboba   Ethiopia 21:18
7 Catherina McKiernan   Ireland 21:20
8 Naomi Mugo   Kenya 21:23
9 Sonia O'Sullivan   Ireland 21:25
10 Jane Omoro   Kenya 21:29
11 Lydia Cheromei   Kenya 21:34
12 Elena Fidatof   Romania 21:35
13 Florence Barsosio   Kenya 21:36
14 Berhane Adere   Ethiopia 21:37
15 Annemari Sandell   Finland 21:38
16 Azumi Miyazaki   Japan 21:43
17 Chiemi Takahashi   Japan 21:45
18 Lucy Elliott   United Kingdom 21:45
19 Susan Chepkemei   Kenya 21:46
20 Nadia Dandolo   Italy 21:48
21 Kylie Risk   Australia 21:52
22 Hayley Haining   United Kingdom 21:53
23 Valerie Vaughan   Ireland 21:55
24 Laurence Vivier   France 21:55
25 Una English   Ireland 21:59
26 Amy Rudolph   United States 22:00
27 Getenesh Urge   Ethiopia 22:01
28 Laurence Duquénoy   France 22:01
29 Deena Drossin   United States 22:02
30 Miki Kitashima   Japan 22:02
31 Maria Curatolo   Italy 22:03
32 Lyudmila Petrova   Russia 22:04
33 Kathy Butler   Canada 22:07
34 Farida Fatès   France 22:07
35 Elva Dryer   United States 22:09
36 Marina Bastos   Portugal 22:09
37 Hiromi Masuda   Japan 22:10
38 Gwynn Coogan   United States 22:10
39 Conceição Ferreira   Portugal 22:10
40 Yelena Kaledina   Russia 22:11
41 Wei Li   China 22:11
42 Anastasiya Danchinova   Russia 22:12
43 Nora Rocha   Mexico 22:12
44 Kristin Beaney   United States 22:12
45 Sachie Ozaki   Japan 22:13
46 Valentina Tauceri   Italy 22:14
47 Teresa Nunes   Portugal 22:16
48 Stela Olteanu   Romania 22:17
49 Rocío Ríos   Spain 22:18
50 Nnenna Lynch   United States 22:19
51 Olivera Jevtić   Yugoslavia 22:19
52 Yelena Baranova   Russia 22:20
53 Anja Smolders   Belgium 22:21
54 Kore Alemu   Ethiopia 22:21
55 Anne Hare   New Zealand 22:22
56 Angela Davies   United Kingdom 22:23
57 Melissa Moon   New Zealand 22:25
58 Mariana Chirila   Romania 22:25
59 Li Meihua   China 22:26
60 Ana Correia   Portugal 22:28
61 Gabrielle Vijverberg   Netherlands 22:29
62 Yamna Oubouhou   France 22:30
63 Patrizia di Napoli   Italy 22:31
64 Galina Aleksandrova   Russia 22:31
65 Rkia Yajjou   France 22:36
66 Ana Elias   Angola 22:38
67 Alta Verster   South Africa 22:39
68 Helena Javornik   Slovenia 22:40
69 Sabrina Varrone   Italy 22:40
70 Annemarie Danneels   Belgium 22:40
71 Cristina Iloc   Romania 22:41
72 Linden Wilde   New Zealand 22:41
73 Chantal Dällenbach   France 22:42
74 Samukeliso Moyo   Zimbabwe 22:42
75 Liu Shixiang   China 22:42
76 Natalia Azpiazu   Spain 22:43
77 Tina Connelly   Canada 22:44
78 Ana Oliveira   Portugal 22:45
79 Elizabeth Miller   Australia 22:46
80 Maria Luisa Lárraga   Spain 22:46
81 Takami Ominami   Japan 22:48
82 Anikó Javos   Hungary 22:48
83 Manuela Dias   Portugal 22:49
84 Viorica Ghican   Romania 22:50
85 Yelena Kopytova   Russia 22:51
86 Zola Pieterse   South Africa 22:53
87 Amaia Piedra   Spain 22:55
88 Erica van der Bilt   Netherlands 22:58
89 Hao Jianhua   China 22:58
90 Maryann Murray   Australia 23:00
91 Nelly Glauser    Switzerland 23:01
92 Sonja Deckers   Belgium 23:04
93 Sarah Howell   Canada 23:04
94 Iulia Ionescu   Romania 23:05
95 Beatriz Santíago   Spain 23:06
96 Suzanne Rigg   United Kingdom 23:07
97 Rizoneide Vanderley   Brazil 23:08
98 Mieke Aanen   Netherlands 23:11
99 Lesley Morton   New Zealand 23:12
100 Olga Sheleva   Bulgaria 23:14
101 Magdalena Thorsell   Sweden 23:14
102 Nasria Baghdad   Algeria 23:19
103 Anikó Kálovics   Hungary 23:20
104 Andrea Whitcombe   United Kingdom 23:23
105 Charné Rademeyer   South Africa 23:26
106 Helána Barócsi   Hungary 23:27
107 Sandra Hofmans   Netherlands 23:28
108 Maureen Harrington   Ireland 23:36
109 Stephanie van Graan   South Africa 23:42
110 Flor Venegas   Chile 23:42
111 Maree Bunce   New Zealand 23:45
112 Lale Öztürk   Turkey 23:46
113 Nadir de Siqueira   Brazil 23:48
114 Mundan Anickal Molly   India 23:51
115 Sue Malaxos   Australia 23:53
116 Dalila Tahi   Algeria 23:54
117 Pauline Curley   Ireland 23:55
118 Natalia Melnik   Ukraine 23:56
119 Veerle Dejaeghere   Belgium 24:00
120 Mardrea Hyman   Jamaica 24:03
121 Hasibe Cangir   Turkey 24:07
122 Anchen Rose   South Africa 24:07
123 Karla Guerrero   Mexico 24:09
124 Maria Santana   Brazil 24:10
125 Noemi Morales   Mexico 24:17
126 Dolores Valencia   Mexico 24:19
127 Rani Saini   India 24:19
128 Ildikó Csendes   Hungary 24:21
129 Leontina Cespedes   Chile 24:26
130 Sarah Horan   New Zealand 24:28
131 Vijaya Sonwane   India 24:36
132 Gülsen Asikoglu   Turkey 24:37
133 Berenice Meira   Brazil 24:37
134 Nili Avramski   Israel 24:41
135 Susana Rebolledo   Chile 24:47
136 Madhuri Saxena   India 24:52
137 Dudu Mese   Turkey 24:56
138 Julia del Rio   Chile 25:05
139 Janice Turner   Jamaica 25:12
140 Georgina Fourie   South Africa 25:21
141 Monica Randi   San Marino 25:32
142 Ivancica Drugcevic   Croatia 25:36
143 Ida Kiyindou   Congo 25:39
144 Guylsara Dadabayeva   Tajikistan 26:24
145 Guylene Duval   Mauritius 28:22
Anita Weyermann    Switzerland DNF
Agata Balsamo   Italy DNF
Virginie Gloum   Central African Republic DNS

TeamsEdit

Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Derartu Tulu 1
Gete Wami 3
Merima Denboba 6
Berhane Adere 14
(Getenesh Urge) (27)
(Kore Alemu) (54)
24
    Kenya
Sally Barsosio 5
Naomi Mugo 8
Jane Omoro 10
Lydia Cheromei 11
(Florence Barsosio) (13)
(Susan Chepkemei) (19)
34
    Ireland
Catherina McKiernan 7
Sonia O'Sullivan 9
Valerie Vaughan 23
Una English 25
(Maureen Harrington) (108)
(Pauline Curley) (117)
64
4   United Kingdom
Paula Radcliffe 2
Lucy Elliott 18
Hayley Haining 22
Angela Davies 56
(Suzanne Rigg) (96)
(Andrea Whitcombe) (104)
98
5   Japan
Azumi Miyazaki 16
Chiemi Takahashi 17
Miki Kitashima 30
Hiromi Masuda 37
(Sachie Ozaki) (45)
(Takami Ominami) (81)
100
6   United States
Amy Rudolph 26
Deena Drossin 29
Elva Dryer 35
Gwynn Coogan 38
(Kristin Beaney) (44)
(Nnenna Lynch) (50)
128
7   France
Laurence Vivier 24
Laurence Duquénoy 28
Farida Fatès 34
Yamna Oubouhou 62
(Rkia Yajjou) (65)
(Chantal Dällenbach) (73)
148
8   Italy
Nadia Dandolo 20
Maria Curatolo 31
Valentina Tauceri 46
Patrizia di Napoli 63
(Sabrina Varrone) (69)
(Agata Balsamo) (DNF)
160
9   Russia
Lyudmila Petrova 32
Yelena Kaledina 40
Anastasiya Danchinova 42
Yelena Baranova 52
(Galina Aleksandrova) (64)
(Yelena Kopytova) (85)
166
10   Portugal
Marina Bastos 36
Conceição Ferreira 39
Teresa Nunes 47
Ana Correia 60
(Ana Oliveira) (78)
(Manuela Dias) (83)
182
11   Romania
Elena Fidatof 12
Stela Olteanu 48
Mariana Chirila 58
Cristina Iloc 71
(Viorica Ghican) (84)
(Iulia Ionescu) (94)
189
12   Spain
Julia Vaquero 4
Rocío Ríos 49
Natalia Azpiazu 76
Maria Luisa Lárraga 80
(Amaia Piedra) (87)
(Beatriz Santíago) (95)
209
13   China
Wei Li 41
Li Meihua 59
Liu Shixiang 75
Hao Jianhua 89
264
14   New Zealand
Anne Hare 55
Melissa Moon 57
Linden Wilde 72
Lesley Morton 99
(Maree Bunce) (111)
(Sarah Horan) (130)
283
15   Australia
Kylie Risk 21
Elizabeth Miller 79
Maryann Murray 90
Sue Malaxos 115
305
16   Belgium
Anja Smolders 53
Annemarie Danneels 70
Sonja Deckers 92
Veerle Dejaeghere 119
334
17   Netherlands
Gabrielle Vijverberg 61
Erica van der Bilt 88
Mieke Aanen 98
Sandra Hofmans 107
354
18   South Africa
Alta Verster 67
Zola Pieterse 86
Charné Rademeyer 105
Stephanie van Graan 109
(Anchen Rose) (122)
(Georgina Fourie) (140)
367
19   Mexico
Nora Rocha 43
Karla Guerrero 123
Noemi Morales 125
Dolores Valencia 126
417
20   Hungary
Anikó Javos 82
Anikó Kálovics 103
Helána Barócsi 106
Ildikó Csendes 128
419
21   Brazil
Rizoneide Vanderley 97
Nadir de Siqueira 113
Maria Santana 124
Berenice Meira 133
467
22   Turkey
Lale Öztürk 112
Hasibe Cangir 121
Gülsen Asikoglu 132
Dudu Mese 137
502
23   India
Mundan Anickal Molly 114
Rani Saini 127
Vijaya Sonwane 131
Madhuri Saxena 136
508
24   Chile
Flor Venegas 110
Leontina Cespedes 129
Susana Rebolledo 135
Julia del Rio 138
512
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

ParticipationEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 147 athletes from 42 countries in the Senior women's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7] Although announced, the athlete from the   Central African Republic did not show.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tergat Leads Kenyans With Dramatic Victory, New York Times, March 24, 1997, retrieved October 27, 2013
  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 24, 1997), Tulu swoops late to take title but British runner still happy Radcliffe joy as she runs into medal place, Herald, retrieved October 27, 2013
  3. ^ Reineri, Giorgio, Report for Senior races - Women's race - Derarta Tulu of Ethiopia, former 10 000m Olympic Champion in Barcelona 1982 won the World Cross Country Championship title after a terrible battle with Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain, IAAF, archived from the original on 2013-10-29, retrieved October 27, 2013
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.6km CC Women - Torino Parco del Valentino Date: Sunday, March 23, 1997, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 27, 2013
  5. ^ a b Cross Senior Women - 23-03-97 - Results, IAAF, March 23, 1997, archived from the original on October 29, 2013, retrieved October 27, 2013
  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