1998 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

The 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships was held on September 27, 1998, in the city of Uster, Switzerland. A total of 236 athletes, 139 men and 97 women, from 54 countries took part.

1998 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
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OrganisersIAAF
Edition7th
DateSeptember 27
Host cityUster, Zürich, Switzerland Switzerland
Nations participating54
Athletes participating236
Races2

Detailed reports on the event and an appraisal of the results was given.[1][2]

Complete results were published.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men   Paul Koech (KEN) 1:00:01   Hendrick Ramaala (RSA) 1:00:24   Khalid Skah (MAR) 1:00:24
Women   Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 1:08:29   Elana Meyer (RSA) 1:08:32   Lidia Simon (ROU) 1:08:58
Team
Team Men   South Africa 3:02:21   Kenya 3:03:07   Ethiopia 3:05:18
Team Women   Kenya 3:29:43   Romania 3:32:19   Spain 3:34:18

Race ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
  Paul Koech   Kenya 1:00:01 PB
  Hendrick Ramaala   South Africa 1:00:24
  Khalid Skah   Morocco 1:00:24 PB
4 Ibrahim Seid   Ethiopia 1:00:31 PB
5 Gert Thys   South Africa 1:00:37
6 Antonio Silio   Argentina 1:00:45 NR
7 Luís Jesús   Portugal 1:01:10
8 Tendai Chimusasa   Zimbabwe 1:01:14
9 Abner Chipu   South Africa 1:01:20
10 Shem Kororia   Kenya 1:01:30
11 John Gwako   Kenya 1:01:36
12 Ronaldo da Costa   Brazil 1:01:40
13 Joseph Kibor   Kenya 1:01:42
14 Bartolomé Serrano   Spain 1:01:43 PB
15 Martín Fiz   Spain 1:01:47
16 Luís Novo   Portugal 1:01:50 PB
17 Carsten Jørgensen   Denmark 1:01:55 PB
18 Javier Cortés   Spain 1:02:02 PB
19 Alemayehu Girma   Ethiopia 1:02:07 PB
20 Janko Benša   FR Yugoslavia 1:02:11 PB
21 Joseph Kimani   Kenya 1:02:15
22 Maxwell Zungu   South Africa 1:02:16 PB
23 Osamu Nara   Japan 1:02:21
24 Carlos Patrício   Portugal 1:02:22
25 Danilo Goffi   Italy 1:02:24
26 Mohamed Ouaadi   France 1:02:29 PB
27 Daniele Caimmi   Italy 1:02:33 PB
28 Ali Mabrouk El-Zaidi   Libya 1:02:39 PB
29 Addis Abebe   Ethiopia 1:02:40
30 Atsushi Fujita   Japan 1:02:45
31 Stéphane Schweickhardt    Switzerland 1:02:48
32 Giacomo Leone   Italy 1:02:49
33 Alene Emere   Ethiopia 1:02:50
34 Kebede Tekeste   Ethiopia 1:02:51 PB
35 Wilbroad Axweso   Tanzania 1:02:52
36 Javier Caballero   Spain 1:02:54 PB
37 João NʼTyamba   Angola 1:02:54 PB
38 Marco Gielen   Netherlands 1:02:57
39 Alberto Chaíça   Portugal 1:03:03
40 Mohamed Serbouti   France 1:03:07 PB
41 José Orlando Sánchez Guerrero   Colombia 1:03:08
42 Alfred Shemweta   Sweden 1:03:20
43 Francesco Ingargiola   Italy 1:03:30
44 Valdenor dos Santos   Brazil 1:03:32
45 Juan Carlos Gutiérrez   Colombia 1:03:42
46 Delfim Conceição   Portugal 1:03:44
47 Carlos Grisales   Colombia 1:03:47
48 Pedro Rojas   Colombia 1:03:59 PB
49 Antonio Pérez   Spain 1:04:06
50 Krzysztof Przybyła   Poland 1:04:07 PB
51 Ezael Thlobo   South Africa 1:04:08
52 Benedict Ako   Tanzania 1:04:14
53 Richard Potts   New Zealand 1:04:16 PB
54 André Ramos   Brazil 1:04:17 PB
55 Eryk Szostak   Poland 1:04:20
56 Jonathan Wyatt   New Zealand 1:04:23 PB
57 Stephen Bwalya   Zambia 1:04:26
58 Viktor Röthlin    Switzerland 1:04:30
59 Alex Malinga   Uganda 1:04:33 PB
60 Joseph Nsengiyumya   Rwanda 1:04:40 PB
61 Vladimir Tsyamchik   Belarus 1:04:43
62 Sam Mwape   Zambia 1:04:44
63 Bigboy Goromonzi   Zimbabwe 1:04:46
64 Katsuhiko Hanada   Japan 1:04:53
65 Jean-Pierre Lautredoux   France 1:04:59
66 Pavel Loskutov   Estonia 1:05:00 PB
67 Elijah Mutandiro   Zimbabwe 1:05:03
68 Koji Kimura   Japan 1:05:06
69 Craig Kirkwood   New Zealand 1:05:08
70 Oliver Mintzlaff   Germany 1:05:09 PB
71 Borislav Dević   FR Yugoslavia 1:05:14
72 Michael Fietz   Germany 1:05:15
73 Todd Reeser   United States 1:05:18
74 Tekeye Gebrselassie   Netherlands 1:05:18
75 Hansjörg Brücker    Switzerland 1:05:19
76 Toomas Tarm   Estonia 1:05:21 PB
77 Eduardo do Nascimento   Brazil 1:05:27
78 Safari Ingi   Tanzania 1:05:34
79 Gabriel Mazimpaka   Rwanda 1:05:35
80 Gavin Gaynor   United States 1:05:36 PB
81 Peter van der Velden   Netherlands 1:05:47
82 Eric Morrison   United States 1:05:50
83 Markus Gerber    Switzerland 1:05:51
84 Jan Křižák   Slovakia 1:05:56 PB
85 Patrick Phillips   United States 1:05:58 PB
86 Ceslovas Kundrotas   Lithuania 1:05:59
87 Pavelas Fedorenko   Lithuania 1:05:59
88 Felix Mbuye   Zambia 1:06:00
89 Peter Visser   Netherlands 1:06:00
90 Steffen Benecke   Germany 1:06:04
91 Miroslav Sajler   Czech Republic 1:06:06
92 Joseph Nsubuga   Uganda 1:06:09 PB
93 Daniel Ferreira   Brazil 1:06:14
94 Ben Chesang   Uganda 1:06:29 PB
95 Margus Pirksaar   Estonia 1:06:31 PB
96 Philip Rist    Switzerland 1:06:32
97 Pavel Dudr   Czech Republic 1:06:34
98 Sipho Dlamini   Swaziland 1:06:45 PB
99 Ali Awad   Lebanon 1:06:50
100 Andrew Peskett   New Zealand 1:06:51 PB
101 Vladimir Gusev   Kyrgyzstan 1:06:55
102 Pavel Faschingbauer   Czech Republic 1:06:56
103 Menon Ramsamy   Mauritius 1:07:05
104 Jean-François Bertron   France 1:07:06
105 Pascal Fetizon   France 1:07:07
106 Jiří Hajzler   Czech Republic 1:07:15
107 Michael Wolf   Germany 1:07:24
108 Patrick Ishyaka   Rwanda 1:07:42
109 Darrell General   United States 1:07:48
110 Christian Fischer   Germany 1:07:56
111 Ramiz Taipi   FR Yugoslavia 1:08:18
112 Arunas Balciunas   Lithuania 1:08:28
113 Wiesław Figurski   Poland 1:08:31
114 Samuli Vasala   Finland 1:08:43
115 Hidajet Bulic   Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:09:10 PB
116 Mehdi Chebli   Lebanon 1:09:53
117 António Zeferino   Cape Verde 1:10:19
118 Omar Abdel Latif   Lebanon 1:10:37
119 Kaare Sørensen   Denmark 1:10:39
120 Room Singh   India 1:10:40 PB
121 Charygeldiy Allaberdiyev   Turkmenistan 1:10:49
122 Roland Wille   Liechtenstein 1:10:56
123 Hari Singh   India 1:10:58 PB
124 Raj Pal   India 1:11:05 PB
125 Clement Omagoro   Uganda 1:11:15 PB
126 Josip Lacković   Croatia 1:11:48
127 Drago Paripović   Croatia 1:12:18
128 Robert Prejnjak   Croatia 1:12:28
129 José Luis Ebatela   Equatorial Guinea 1:13:01 PB
130 Eric Vamben   Mauritius 1:13:38
131 Liam Byrne   Gibraltar 1:14:11
132 Judex Durhone   Mauritius 1:15:14
133 Dovletmomed Nazarov   Turkmenistan 1:16:01
134 Louis Chichon   Gibraltar 1:16:18
135 Aleksandr Levdanskiy   Kyrgyzstan 1:19:25
Diego Colorado   Colombia DNF
Saša Ljubojević   Croatia DNF
Michele Gamba   Italy DNF
Parakhat Kurtgeldiyev   Turkmenistan DNF

Women'sEdit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
  Tegla Loroupe   Kenya 1:08:29
  Elana Meyer   South Africa 1:08:32
  Lidia Simon   Romania 1:08:58 PB
4 Olivera Jevtić   FR Yugoslavia 1:10:02
5 Annemari Sandell   Finland 1:10:04
6 Joyce Chepchumba   Kenya 1:10:10
7 Julia Vaquero   Spain 1:10:33
8 Cristina Pomacu   Romania 1:10:39
9 Yukiko Okamoto   Japan 1:10:50
10 Leah Malot   Kenya 1:11:04
11 Albertina Dias   Portugal 1:11:08
12 Alina Ivanova   Russia 1:11:18
13 Svetlana Zakharova   Russia 1:11:26
14 María Luisa Lárraga   Spain 1:11:30 PB
15 Maria Guida   Italy 1:11:31
16 Irma Heeren   Netherlands 1:11:35
17 Rakiya Maraoui   France 1:11:44
18 Franziska Rochat    Switzerland 1:11:47
19 Asha Gigi   Ethiopia 1:11:49 PB
20 Firiya Sultanova-Zhdanova   Russia 1:11:53
21 Lornah Kiplagat   Kenya 1:12:09
22 Kazumi Matsuo   Japan 1:12:12
23 Rocío Ríos   Spain 1:12:15
24 Daria Nauer    Switzerland 1:12:25
25 Zahia Dahmani   France 1:12:27
26 Lucilla Andreucci   Italy 1:12:34
27 Franca Fiacconi   Italy 1:12:37
28 Jody Hawkins   United States 1:12:38
29 Constantina Diţă-Tomescu   Romania 1:12:42
30 Sylvia Renz   Germany 1:12:44
31 Nicole Whiteford   South Africa 1:12:49
32 Maren Östringer   Germany 1:12:49
33 Melissa Moon   New Zealand 1:13:06
34 Mayumi Ichikawa   Japan 1:13:16
35 Aurica Buia   Romania 1:13:44
36 Annemette Jensen   Denmark 1:13:47
37 Galina Karnatsevich/Baruk   Belarus 1:13:47
38 Rosa Oliveira   Portugal 1:13:52
39 Alena Peterková   Czech Republic 1:13:58
40 Annick Clouvel   France 1:14:02
41 Jackline Torori   Kenya 1:14:03
42 Shelly Steely   United States 1:14:06
43 Yelena Mazovka   Belarus 1:14:16
44 Irina Safarova   Russia 1:14:28
45 Takako Kotorida   Japan 1:14:32
46 Leila Aman   Ethiopia 1:14:36
47 Elsabet Truneh   Ethiopia 1:14:37 PB
48 Birgit Jerschabek   Germany 1:14:45
49 Satoko Karita   Japan 1:14:48
51 Christine McNamara   United States 1:15:01
52 Liz Yelling/Talbot   Great Britain 1:15:06 PB
53 Dorota Gruca-Giezek   Poland 1:15:12
54 Florinda Andreucci   Italy 1:15:14
55 Clarisse Rasoarizay   Madagascar 1:15:43
56 Helána Barócsi   Hungary 1:15:48
56 Martha Ernstdóttir   Iceland 1:15:48
57 Pan Jinhong   China 1:15:56
58 Wang Yanfang   China 1:15:56
59 Marietjie McDermott   South Africa 1:15:56
60 Fátima Cabral   Portugal 1:16:05
61 Trina Painter   United States 1:16:10
62 Kim Pawelek   United States 1:16:22
63 Inga Juodeškienė   Lithuania 1:16:23
64 Debbie Percival   Great Britain 1:16:25
65 Yelena Makolova   Belarus 1:16:31
66 Ursula Jeitziner    Switzerland 1:16:40
67 Alison Wyeth   Great Britain 1:16:44
68 Elisabeth Krieg-Ruprecht    Switzerland 1:16:50
69 Dita Hebelková   Czech Republic 1:17:20 PB
70 Anna-Ursula Olbrecht    Switzerland 1:17:20
71 Maria Bradley   Great Britain 1:17:25
72 Yigezu Tsehay   Ethiopia 1:17:30 PB
73 Maree Bunce   New Zealand 1:17:51
74 Eti Einer   Israel 1:18:01 PB
75 Asegedech Gizaw   Ethiopia 1:18:13
76 Lydia Mafula   South Africa 1:18:14
77 Mirjana Glisovic   FR Yugoslavia 1:18:52
78 Vilija Birbalaitė   Lithuania 1:19:21
79 Sue Reinsford   Great Britain 1:19:30
80 Mable Chiwama   Zambia 1:19:34
81 Dana Janecková   Slovakia 1:19:50
82 Suzana Čirić   FR Yugoslavia 1:20:10
83 Luz Fabiola Rueda   Colombia 1:20:24
84 Chanda Mwansa   Zambia 1:20:47
85 Jean Mpundu   Zambia 1:21:22
86 Annie Coathalem   France 1:21:39
87 Irena Šádková   Czech Republic 1:21:40
88 Ines Cronjäger   Germany 1:21:52
89 Anna Markelova   Turkmenistan 1:22:13 PB
90 Rigzen Angmo   India 1:31:36
91 Esperanza Obono   Equatorial Guinea 1:33:59
92 Kristinka Marković   Croatia 1:34:04
93 Sarbjett Kaur   India 1:34:06
Natalia Bendzik   Belarus DNF
Chantal Dällenbach   France DNF
Sonia Maccioni   Italy DNF
Nuta Olaru   Romania DNF

Team ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Team Time
    South Africa Hendrick Ramaala
Gert Thys
Abner Chipu
3:02:21
    Kenya Paul Koech
Shem Kororia
John Gwako
3:03:07
    Ethiopia Ibrahim Seid
Alemayehu Girma
Addis Abebe
3:05:18
4   Portugal Luís Jesús
Luís Novo
Carlos Patrício
3:05:22
5   Spain Bartolomé Serrano
Martín Fiz
Javier Cortés
3:05:32
6   Italy Danilo Goffi
Daniele Caimmi
Giacomo Leone
3:07:46
7   Brazil Ronaldo da Costa
Valdenor dos Santos
André Ramos
3:09:29
8   Japan Osamu Nara
Atsushi Fujita
Katsuhiko Hanada
3:09:59
9   France Mohamed Ouaadi
Mohamed Serbouti
Jean-Pierre Lautredoux
3:10:35
10   Colombia José Orlando Sánchez Guerrero
Juan Carlos Gutiérrez
Carlos Grisales
3:10:37
11   Zimbabwe Tendai Chimusasa
Bigboy Goromonzi
Elijah Mutandiro
3:11:03
12    Switzerland Stéphane Schweickhardt
Viktor Röthlin
Hansjörg Brücker
3:12:37
13   Tanzania Wilbroad Axweso
Benedict Ako
Safari Ingi
3:12:40
14   New Zealand Richard Potts
Jonathan Wyatt
Craig Kirkwood
3:13:47
15   Netherlands Marco Gielen
Tekeye Gebrselassie
Peter van der Velden
3:14:02
16   Zambia Stephen Bwalya
Sam Mwape
Felix Mbuye
3:15:10
17   FR Yugoslavia Janko Benša
Borislav Dević
Ramiz Taipi
3:15:43
18   Germany Oliver Mintzlaff
Michael Fietz
Steffen Benecke
3:16:28
19   United States Todd Reeser
Gavin Gaynor
Eric Morrison
3:16:44
20   Estonia Pavel Loskutov
Toomas Tarm
Margus Pirksaar
3:16:52
21   Poland Krzysztof Przybyła
Eryk Szostak
Wiesław Figurski
3:16:58
22   Uganda Alex Malinga
Joseph Nsubuga
Ben Chesang
3:17:11
23   Rwanda Joseph Nsengiyumya
Gabriel Mazimpaka
Patrick Ishyaka
3:17:57
24   Czech Republic Miroslav Sajler
Pavel Dudr
Pavel Faschingbauer
3:19:36
25   Lithuania Ceslovas Kundrotas
Pavelas Fedorenko
Arunas Balciunas
3:20:26
26   Lebanon Ali Awad
Mehdi Chebli
Omar Abdel Latif
3:27:20
27   India Room Singh
Hari Singh
Raj Pal
3:32:43
28   Mauritius Menon Ramsamy
Eric Vamben
Judex Durhone
3:35:57
29   Croatia Josip Lacković
Drago Paripović
Robert Prejnjak
3:36:34
  Turkmenistan Charygeldiy Allaberdiyev
Dovletmomed Nazarov
Parakhat Kurtgeldiyev
DNF

Women'sEdit

Rank Country Team Time
    Kenya Tegla Loroupe
Joyce Chepchumba
Leah Malot
3:29:43
    Romania Lidia Simon
Cristina Pomacu
Constantina Diţă-Tomescu
3:32:19
    Spain Julia Vaquero
María Luisa Lárraga
Rocío Ríos
3:34:18
4   Russia Alina Ivanova
Svetlana Zakharova
Firiya Sultanova-Zhdanova
3:34:37
5   Japan Yukiko Okamoto
Kazumi Matsuo
Mayumi Ichikawa
3:36:18
6   Italy Maria Guida
Lucilla Andreucci
Franca Fiacconi
3:36:42
7   South Africa Elana Meyer
Nicole Whiteford
Marietjie McDermott
3:37:17
8   France Rakiya Maraoui
Zahia Dahmani
Annick Clouvel
3:38:13
9   Germany Sylvia Renz
Maren Östringer
Birgit Jerschabek
3:40:18
10    Switzerland Franziska Rochat
Daria Nauer
Ursula Jeitziner
3:40:52
11   Ethiopia Asha Gigi
Leila Aman
Elsabet Truneh
3:41:02
12   Portugal Albertina Dias
Rosa Oliveira
Fátima Cabral
3:41:05
13   United States Jody Hawkins
Shelly Steely
Christine McNamara
3:41:45
14   Belarus Galina Karnatsevich/Baruk
Yelena Mazovka
Yelena Makolova
3:44:34
15   Great Britain Liz Yelling/Talbot
Debbie Percival
Alison Wyeth
3:48:15
16   FR Yugoslavia Olivera Jevtić
Mirjana Glisovic
Suzana Čirić
3:49:04
17   Czech Republic Alena Peterková
Dita Hebelková
Irena Šádková
3:52:58
18   Zambia Mable Chiwama
Chanda Mwansa
Jean Mpundu
4:01:43

ParticipationEdit

The participation of 236 athletes (139 men/97 women) from 54 countries is reported.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paul Koech (KEN) dominates World Half Marathon Championships, IAAF, September 28, 1998, archived from the original on 2012-10-04, retrieved September 6, 2013
  2. ^ Loroupe leads all the way to historic title defence, IAAF, September 28, 1998, archived from the original on 2012-10-04, retrieved September 6, 2013
  3. ^ a b IAAF WORLD HALF MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS - KAVARNA 2012 - FACTS & FIGURES - Incorporating the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships (1992-2005/2008-2010) & the IAAF World Road Running Championships 2006/2007 (PDF), IAAF, retrieved September 1, 2013
  4. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Results - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, archived from the original on 2012-08-19, retrieved September 6, 2013
  5. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013
  6. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Results - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, archived from the original on 2012-08-19, retrieved September 6, 2013
  7. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013
  8. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Team Results - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, archived from the original on 2012-08-19, retrieved September 6, 2013
  9. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Men - Team, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013
  10. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Team Results - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, archived from the original on 2012-08-19, retrieved September 6, 2013
  11. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Women - Team, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013

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