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2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 24/25, 2001. The races were held at the Hippodrome Wellington in Oostende, Belgium. 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]

2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Logo.png
OrganisersIAAF
Edition29th
DateMarch 24/25
Host cityOostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Belgium
LocationHippodrome Wellington
Nations participating67
Athletes participating790
Races6
Distances12.3 km – Senior men
4.1 km – Men's short
7.7 km – Junior men
7.7 km – Senior women
4.1 km – Women's short
5.9 km – Junior women

Complete results for senior men,[10][11][12] for senior men's teams,[10][13][14] for men's short race,[15][16][17] for men's short race teams,[15][18][19] for junior men,[20][21][22] for junior men's teams,[20][23][24] senior women,[25][26][27] for senior women's teams,[25][28][29] for women's short race,[30][31][32] for women's short race teams,[30][33][34] for junior women,[35][36][37] for junior women's teams,[35][38][39] medallists,[40] and the results of British athletes who took part[41] were published.

Contents

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12.3 km)
Mohammed Mourhit
  Belgium
39:53 Sergiy Lebid
  Ukraine
40:03 Charles Kamathi
  Kenya
40:05
Men's short
(4.1 km)
Enock Koech
  Kenya
12:40 Kenenisa Bekele
  Ethiopia
12:42 Benjamin Limo
  Kenya
12:43
Junior men
(7.7 km)
Kenenisa Bekele
  Ethiopia
25:04 Duncan Lebo
  Kenya
25:37 Dathan Ritzenhein
  United States
25:46
Senior women
(7.7 km)
Paula Radcliffe
  United Kingdom
27:49 Gete Wami
  Ethiopia
27:52 Lydia Cheromei
  Kenya
28:07
Women's short
(4.1 km)
Gete Wami
  Ethiopia
14:46 Paula Radcliffe
  United Kingdom
14:47 Edith Masai
  Kenya
14:57
Junior women
(5.9 km)
Viola Kibiwott
  Kenya
22:05 Abebech Nigussie
  Ethiopia
22:05 Aster Bacha
  Ethiopia
22:05
Team
Senior men   Kenya 33   France 72   United States 87
Men's short   Kenya 13   Morocco 48   Ethiopia 51
Junior men   Kenya 24   Ethiopia 25   Uganda 68
Senior women   Kenya 18   Ethiopia 70   France 77
Women's short   Ethiopia 26   Kenya 32   Romania 78
Junior women   Ethiopia 16   Kenya 20   Japan 59

Race resultsEdit

Senior men's race (12.3 km)Edit

For full event details see 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Mohammed Mourhit   Belgium 39:53
  Sergiy Lebid   Ukraine 40:03
  Charles Kamathi   Kenya 40:05
4 Paulo Guerra   Portugal 40:06
5 Paul Kosgei   Kenya 40:09
6 Driss El Himer   France 40:13
7 Patrick Ivuti   Kenya 40:16
8 Hélder Ornelas   Portugal 40:33
9 Alejandro Gómez   Spain 40:37
10 Róbert Štefko   Slovakia 40:41
11 Mustafa El Ahmadi   France 40:42
12 Bob Kennedy   United States 40:43
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Charles Kamathi 3
Paul Kosgei 5
Patrick Ivuti 7
Enock Mitei 18
(John Cheruiyot Korir) (28)
(Richard Limo) (32)
33
    France
Driss El Himer 6
Mustafa El Ahmadi 11
Lyes Ramoul 26
Mikaël Thomas 29
(Mohamed Serbouti) (72)
(Larbi Zéroual) (88)
72
    United States
Bob Kennedy 12
Meb Keflezighi 13
Abdi Abdirahman 15
Nick Rogers 47
(Greg Jimmerson) (52)
(Matt Downin) (80)
87
4   Spain 100
5   Portugal 100
6   Italy 103
7   Belgium 139
8   Ireland 146
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Men's short race (4.1 km)Edit

For full event details see 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Men's short race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Enock Koech   Kenya 12:40
  Kenenisa Bekele   Ethiopia 12:42
  Benjamin Limo   Kenya 12:43
4 Sammy Kipketer   Kenya 12:44
5 Cyrus Kataron   Kenya 12:45
6 Albert Chepkurui   Kenya 12:46
7 John Kibowen   Kenya 12:49
8 Craig Mottram   Australia 12:49
9 Brahim Boulami   Morocco 13:00
10 Haylu Mekonnen   Ethiopia 13:03
11 Adil Kaouch   Morocco 13:06
12 Saïd El Wardi   Morocco 13:08
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Enock Koech 1
Benjamin Limo 3
Sammy Kipketer 4
Cyrus Kataron 5
(Albert Chepkurui) (6)
(John Kibowen) (7)
13
    Morocco
Brahim Boulami 9
Adil Kaouch 11
Saïd El Wardi 12
Mohamed Amyn 16
(Youssef Baba) (22)
(Brahim Jabbour) (89)
48
    Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele 2
Haylu Mekonnen 10
Dagne Alemu 13
Alemayehu Girma 26
(Beruk Debrework) (30)
(Mesfin Hailu) (81)
51
4   United States 91
5   Spain 171
6   Portugal 183
7   Canada 187
8   Italy 193
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.7 km)Edit

For full event details see 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Kenenisa Bekele   Ethiopia 25:04
  Duncan Lebo   Kenya 25:37
  Dathan Ritzenhein   United States 25:46
4 Nicholas Kemboi   Kenya 25:52
5 Matt Tegenkamp   United States 25:55
6 Robert Kipchumba   Kenya 26:00
7 Alemayehu Tedla   Ethiopia 26:02
8 Maregu Zewdie   Ethiopia 26:14
9 Beruk Debrework   Ethiopia 26:15
10 Paul Wakou   Uganda 26:17
11 Jean Baptiste Simukeka   Rwanda 26:22
12 Edwin Koech   Kenya 26:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Duncan Lebo 2
Nicholas Kemboi 4
Robert Kipchumba 6
Edwin Koech 12
(Wilson Chelal) (13)
(Kiplimo Muneria) (21)
24
    Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele 1
Alemayehu Tedla 7
Maregu Zewdie 8
Beruk Debrework 9
(Tibebu Yenew) (20)
(Fekadu Gemeda) (33)
25
    Uganda
Paul Wakou 10
Johnny Okello 16
Francis Musani 19
Moses Mpanga 23
(Francis Yiga) (25)
68
4   United States 71
5   Morocco 95
6   Canada 171
7   Eritrea 190
8   Algeria 206
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (7.7 km)Edit

For full event details see 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Paula Radcliffe   United Kingdom 27:49
  Gete Wami   Ethiopia 27:52
  Lydia Cheromei   Kenya 28:07
4 Susan Chepkemei   Kenya 28:13
5 Pamela Chepchumba   Kenya 28:20
6 Leah Malot   Kenya 28:36
7 Yamna Belkacem   France 28:40
8 Merima Denboba   Ethiopia 28:52
9 Olivera Jevtić   Yugoslavia 29:03
10 Anja Smolders   Belgium 29:17
11 Rakiya Maraoui   France 29:24
12 Deena Drossin   United States 29:28
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Lydia Cheromei 3
Susan Chepkemei 4
Pamela Chepchumba 5
Leah Malot 6
(Hellen Kimaiyo) (14)
(Sally Barsosio) (18)
18
    Ethiopia
Gete Wami 2
Merima Denboba 8
Eyerusalem Kuma 23
Leila Aman 37
(Merima Hashim) (41)
(Atalelech Ketema) (46)
70
    France
Yamna Belkacem 7
Rakiya Maraoui 11
Rodica Moroianu 24
Zahia Dahmani 35
(Fatima Yvelain) (43)
(Chantal Dällenbach) (73)
77
4   United Kingdom 83
5   Portugal 95
6   Italy 117
7   Spain 119
8   United States 130
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Women's short race (4.1 km)Edit

For full event details see 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Women's short race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Gete Wami   Ethiopia 14:46
  Paula Radcliffe   United Kingdom 14:47
  Edith Masai   Kenya 14:57
4 Merima Denboba   Ethiopia 15:04
5 Worknesh Kidane   Ethiopia 15:06
6 Benita Willis   Australia 15:06
7 Carla Sacramento   Portugal 15:07
8 Rose Cheruiyot   Kenya 15:07
9 Asmae Leghzaoui   Morocco 15:08
10 Margaret Ngotho   Kenya 15:20
11 Naomi Mugo   Kenya 15:24
12 Kathy Butler   United Kingdom 15:25
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Gete Wami 1
Merima Denboba 4
Worknesh Kidane 5
Genet Gebregiorgis 16
(Ayelech Worku) (18)
(Hareg Sidelil) (61)
26
    Kenya
Edith Masai 3
Rose Cheruiyot 8
Margaret Ngotho 10
Naomi Mugo 11
(Salome Chepchumba) (34)
(Pamela Anisumuk) (44)
32
    Romania
Elena Fidatof 13
Iulia Olteanu 15
Cristina Grosu 23
Mihaela Botezan 27
(Constantina Diţă) (33)
(Cristina Casandra) (37)
78
4   United Kingdom 81
5   Morocco 109
6   Ireland 152
7   Portugal 157
8   Tanzania 158
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (5.9 km)Edit

For full event details see 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Viola Kibiwott   Kenya 22:05
  Abebech Nigussie   Ethiopia 22:05
  Aster Bacha   Ethiopia 22:05
4 Vivian Cheruiyot   Kenya 22:06
5 Tirunesh Dibaba   Ethiopia 22:08
6 Tereza Yohanes   Ethiopia 22:10
7 Fridah Domongole   Kenya 22:12
8 Sally Kipyego   Kenya 22:22
9 Peninah Chepchumba   Kenya 22:24
10 Mestawat Tufa   Ethiopia 22:24
11 Naoko Sakata   Japan 22:36
12 Christine Kalmer   South Africa 22:45
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Abebech Nigussie 2
Aster Bacha 3
Tirunesh Dibaba 5
Tereza Yohanes 6
(Mestawat Tufa) (10)
16
    Kenya
Viola Kibiwott 1
Vivian Cheruiyot 4
Fridah Domongole 7
Sally Kipyego 8
(Peninah Chepchumba) (9)
(Alice Timbilil) (16)
20
    Japan
Naoko Sakata 11
Tomomi Tagao 13
Emi Ikeda 17
Mika Matsumoto 18
(Mikayo Udo) (25)
(Hiromi Koga) (35)
59
4   Australia 107
5   South Africa 136
6   United Kingdom 141
7   Russia 164
8   Algeria 201
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Belgium)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya63413
2  Ethiopia45211
3  Great Britain1102
4  Belgium*1001
5  France0112
6  Morocco0101
  Ukraine0101
8  United States0022
9  Japan0011
  Romania0011
  Uganda0011
Totals (11 nations)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 790 athletes from 67 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[41] The announced athletes from   Nigeria and   Somalia did not show.[11][12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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