2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 18/19, 2000. The races were held at the Sporting Complex in Vilamoura, Portugal. Reports of the event were given in The New York Times,[1][2] in the Herald,[3] and for the IAAF.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Logo.png
OrganisersIAAF
Edition28th
DateMarch 18/19
Host cityVilamoura, Algarve, Portugal Portugal
VenueSporting Complex of Vilamoura
Events6
Distances12.3 km – Senior men
4.18 km – Men's short
8.08 km – Junior men
8.08 km – Senior women
4.18 km – Women's short
6.29 km – Junior women
Participation805 athletes from
76 nations

Complete results[10] for senior men,[11][12] for senior men's teams,[11][13] for men's short race,[14][15] for men's short race teams,[14][16] for junior men,[17][18] for junior men's teams,[17][19] senior women,[20][21] for senior women's teams,[20][22] for women's short race,[23][24] for women's short race teams,[23][25] for junior women,[26][27] for junior women's teams,[26][28] medallists,[29] and the results of British athletes who took part[30] were published.

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12.3 km)
Mohammed Mourhit
  Belgium
35:00 Assefa Mezegebu
  Ethiopia
35:01 Paul Tergat
  Kenya
35:02
Men's short
(4.18 km)
John Kibowen
  Kenya
11:11 Sammy Kipketer
  Kenya
11:12 Paul Kosgei
  Kenya
11:15
Junior men
(8.08 km)
Robert Kipchumba
  Kenya
22:49 Duncan Lebo
  Kenya
22:52 John Cheruiyot Korir
  Kenya
22:55
Senior women
(8.08 km)
Derartu Tulu
  Ethiopia
25:42 Gete Wami
  Ethiopia
25:48 Susan Chepkemei
  Kenya
25:50
Women's short
(4.18 km)
Kutre Dulecha
  Ethiopia
13:00 Zahra Ouaziz
  Morocco
13:00 Margaret Ngotho
  Kenya
13:00
Junior women
(6.29 km)
Vivian Cheruiyot
  Kenya
20:34 Alice Timbilil
  Kenya
20:35 Viola Kibiwott
  Kenya
20:36
Team
Senior men   Kenya 18   Ethiopia 68   Portugal 69
Men's short   Kenya 10   Ethiopia 46   Morocco 68
Junior men   Kenya 10   Ethiopia 47   Uganda 68
Senior women   Ethiopia 20   Kenya 23   United States 98
Women's short   Portugal 46   Ethiopia 55   France 57
Junior women   Kenya 12   Ethiopia 24   Japan 78

Race resultsEdit

Senior men's race (12.3 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Mohammed Mourhit   Belgium 35:00
  Assefa Mezegebu   Ethiopia 35:01
  Paul Tergat   Kenya 35:02
4 Patrick Ivuti   Kenya 35:03
5 Wilberforce Talel   Kenya 35:06
6 Paul Koech   Kenya 35:22
7 Charles Kamathi   Kenya 35:51
8 Sergiy Lebid   Ukraine 35:52
9 Abdellah Béhar   France 35:55
10 Eduardo Henriques   Portugal 35:56
11 Abraham Cherono   Kenya 36:00
12 Domingos Castro   Portugal 36:01
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Paul Tergat 3
Patrick Ivuti 4
Wilberforce Talel 5
Paul Koech 6
(Charles Kamathi) (7)
(Abraham Cherono) (11)
18
    Ethiopia
Assefa Mezegebu 2
Lemma Alemayehu 16
Tesfaye Tola 23
Amebesse Tolossa 27
(Dereje Tadesse) (44)
(Debebe Demisse) (74)
68
    Portugal
Eduardo Henriques 10
Domingos Castro 12
António Pinto 22
Paulo Guerra 25
(Alfredo Bráz) (56)
(Alberto Maravilha) (65)
69
4   Spain 86
5   Tanzania 94
6   United Kingdom 156
7   Italy 163
8   Algeria 167
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Men's short race (4.18 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  John Kibowen   Kenya 11:11
  Sammy Kipketer   Kenya 11:12
  Paul Kosgei   Kenya 11:15
4 Leonard Mucheru   Kenya 11:21
5 Abraham Chebii   Kenya 11:25
6 Haylu Mekonnen   Ethiopia 11:27
7 Philip Mosima   Kenya 11:29
8 Saïd El Wardi   Morocco 11:33
9 Laïd Bessou   Algeria 11:34
10 Sergiy Lebid   Ukraine 11:36
11 Abiyote Abate   Ethiopia 11:36
12 Martin Sulle   Tanzania 11:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
John Kibowen 1
Sammy Kipketer 2
Paul Kosgei 3
Leonard Mucheru 4
(Abraham Chebii) (5)
(Philip Mosima) (7)
10
    Ethiopia
Haylu Mekonnen 6
Abiyote Abate 11
Dagne Alemu 14
Million Wolde 15
(Daniel Zegeye) (32)
(Mohamed Awol) (43)
46
    Morocco
Saïd El Wardi 8
Ali Ezzine 13
Aziz Driouche 18
Youssef Baba 29
(Salah El Ghazi) (40)
(Abdelhak El Gorch) (108)
68
4   Algeria 88
5   Portugal 100
6   Spain 130
7   Tanzania 136
8   Germany 166
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8.08 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Robert Kipchumba   Kenya 22:49
  Duncan Lebo   Kenya 22:52
  John Cheruiyot Korir   Kenya 22:55
4 Philemon Kemei   Kenya 23:04
5 Martin Sulle   Tanzania 23:14
6 Faustin Baha   Tanzania 23:27
7 Edwin Koech   Kenya 23:33
8 Beruk Debrework   Ethiopia 23:40
9 Teref Dessalege   Ethiopia 23:51
10 Kiplimo Muneria   Kenya 24:03
11 Martin Toroitich   Uganda 24:08
12 Alemayehu Lema   Ethiopia 24:14
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Robert Kipchumba 1
Duncan Lebo 2
John Cheruiyot Korir 3
Philemon Kemei 4
(Edwin Koech) (7)
(Kiplimo Muneria) (10)
10
    Ethiopia
Beruk Debrework 8
Teref Dessalege 9
Alemayehu Lema 12
Midekssa Diriba 18
(Demissie Girma) (31)
(Tadesse Feyissa) (65)
47
    Uganda
Martin Toroitich 11
Paul Wakou 15
Job Sikoria 20
Johnny Okello 22
(Boniface Kiprop) (27)
68
4   Tanzania 84
5   Qatar 98
6   Morocco 105
7   Japan 125
8   South Africa 151
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (8.08 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia 25:42
  Gete Wami   Ethiopia 25:48
  Susan Chepkemei   Kenya 25:50
4 Lydia Cheromei   Kenya 26:02
5 Paula Radcliffe   United Kingdom 26:03
6 Leah Malot   Kenya 26:09
7 Sonia O'Sullivan   Ireland 26:20
8 Merima Denboba   Ethiopia 26:23
9 Ayelech Worku   Ethiopia 26:36
10 Ruth Kutol   Kenya 26:38
11 Irene Kipchumba   Kenya 26:45
12 Deena Drossin   United States 26:59
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Derartu Tulu 1
Gete Wami 2
Merima Denboba 8
Ayelech Worku 9
(Berhane Adere) (14)
(Asha Gigi) (28)
20
    Kenya
Susan Chepkemei 3
Lydia Cheromei 4
Leah Malot 6
Ruth Kutol 10
(Irene Kipchumba) (11)
(Magdeline Chemjor) (25)
23
    United States
Deena Drossin 12
Jen Rhines 13
Rachel Sauder 36
Kimberly Fitchen 37
(Donna Garcia) (55)
(Elva Dryer) (DNF)
98
4   Ireland 101
5   Spain 137
6   United Kingdom 137
7   Japan 148
8   Italy 164
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Women's short race (4.18 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Kutre Dulecha   Ethiopia 13:00
  Zahra Ouaziz   Morocco 13:00
  Margaret Ngotho   Kenya 13:00
4 Paula Radcliffe   United Kingdom 13:01
5 Fatima Yvelain   France 13:06
6 Yimenashu Taye   Ethiopia 13:07
7 Carla Sacramento   Portugal 13:12
8 Sally Barsosio   Kenya 13:16
9 Zhor El Kamch   Morocco 13:17
10 Fernanda Ribeiro   Portugal 13:17
11 Yamna Belkacem   France 13:21
12 Rose Cheruiyot   Kenya 13:22
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Portugal
Carla Sacramento 7
Fernanda Ribeiro 10
Helena Sampaio 13
Marina Bastos 16
(Inês Monteiro) (29)
(Anália Rosa) (45)
46
    Ethiopia
Kutre Dulecha 1
Yimenashu Taye 6
Getenesh Urge 17
Genet Gebregiorgis 31
(Zenebech Tadese) (37)
(Lulit Legesse) (38)
55
    France
Fatima Yvelain 5
Yamna Belkacem 11
Blandine Bitzner-Ducret 18
Rakiya Maraoui 23
(Laurence Duquénoy) (30)
(Fatima Hajjami) (54)
57
4   Kenya 59
5   Morocco 81
6   Romania 122
7   United Kingdom 138
8   Germany 149
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (6.29 km)Edit

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Vivian Cheruiyot   Kenya 20:34
  Alice Timbilil   Kenya 20:35
  Viola Kibiwott   Kenya 20:36
4 Hareg Sidelil   Ethiopia 20:38
5 Merima Hashim   Ethiopia 20:41
6 Fridah Domongole   Kenya 20:43
7 Eyerusalem Kuma   Ethiopia 20:45
8 Abebech Nigussie   Ethiopia 20:48
9 Worknesh Kidane   Ethiopia 20:52
10 Dorcus Inzikuru   Uganda 21:02
11 Rina Fujioka   Japan 21:12
12 Pamela Kipchoge   Kenya 21:19
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Vivian Cheruiyot 1
Alice Timbilil 2
Viola Kibiwott 3
Fridah Domongole 6
(Pamela Kipchoge) (12)
(Gladys Ruto) (34)
12
    Ethiopia
Hareg Sidelil 4
Merima Hashim 5
Eyerusalem Kuma 7
Abebech Nigussie 8
(Worknesh Kidane) (9)
(Bezunesh Bekele) (13)
24
    Japan
Rina Fujioka 11
Kaori Yoshida 14
Tomomi Tagao 20
Ikuko Nagao 33
(Mami Ikeda) (50)
(Naoko Sakata) (DNF)
78
4   South Africa 105
5   Uganda 131
6   United States 146
7   Algeria 155
8   Canada 184
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya74617
2  Ethiopia37010
3  Portugal*1012
4  Belgium1001
5  Morocco0112
6  France0011
  Japan0011
  Uganda0011
  United States0011
Totals (9 entries)12121236
  • 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 805 athletes from 76 countries, one athlete less than the official number published.[30] The announced athletes from   Cameroon,   Equatorial Guinea,   Guatemala,   Iran, and   Trinidad and Tobago did not show.[10][12][15][24][27]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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External linksEdit

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