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2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race

The Senior men's race at the 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held at the Leopardstown Racecourse near Dublin, Ireland, on March 24, 2002. Reports of the event were given in the New York Times,[1][2] in the Herald,[3][4] and for the IAAF.[5]

Senior men's race at the 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition30th
DateMarch 24
Host cityDublin, Leinster, Ireland Republic of Ireland
LocationLeopardstown Racecourse
Nations participating37
Athletes participating141
Races1
Distances11.998 km – Senior men

Complete results for individuals,[6][7][8] for teams,[6][9][10] medallists,[11] and the results of British athletes who took part[12] were published.

Race resultsEdit

Senior men's race (11.998 km)Edit

IndividualEdit

Rank Athlete Country Time
  Kenenisa Bekele   Ethiopia 34:52
  John Yuda   Tanzania 34:58
  Wilberforce Talel   Kenya 35:20
4 Richard Limo   Kenya 35:26
5 Charles Kamathi   Kenya 35:29
6 Albert Chepkurui   Kenya 35:32
7 Abderrahim Goumri   Morocco 35:43
8 Yonas Kifle   Eritrea 35:47
9 Enock Mitei   Kenya 35:49
10 Jaouad Gharib   Morocco 35:57
11 Abdi Abdirahman   United States 36:03
12 Assefa Mezegebu   Ethiopia 36:06
13 Smail Sghir   France 36:07
14 Meb Keflezighi   United States 36:09
15 Mustapha Essaïd   France 36:10
16 Habte Jifar   Ethiopia 36:11
17 Fita Bayissa   Ethiopia 36:14
18 Samson Ramadhani   Tanzania 36:16
19 Eduardo Henriques   Portugal 36:20
20 Lemma Alemayehu   Ethiopia 36:25
21 Saïd Berrioui   Morocco 36:27
22 Jean-Berchmans Ndayisenga   Burundi 36:29
23 El Hassan Lahssini   France 36:30
24 Dathan Ritzenhein   United States 36:31
25 Yevgeniy Bozhko   Ukraine 36:33
26 José Manuel García   Spain 36:34
27 Elarbi Khattabi   Morocco 36:34
28 Michael Ngaaseke   Zimbabwe 36:35
29 Hosea Kogo   Kenya 36:36
30 Zersenay Tadesse   Eritrea 36:37
31 Obed Mutanya   Zambia 36:37
32 Kamiel Maase   Netherlands 36:40
33 Mohamed Serbouti   France 36:40
34 Tom van Hooste   Belgium 36:40
35 José Manuel Martínez   Spain 36:40
36 Makoto Otsu   Japan 36:41
37 Dean Cavuoto   Australia 36:41
38 Mauricio Díaz   Chile 36:41
39 Claes Nyberg   Sweden 36:42
40 Teodoro Cuñado   Spain 36:48
41 Samir Moussaoui   Algeria 36:49
42 Gabriele De Nard   Italy 36:51
43 Sam Haughian   United Kingdom 36:53
44 Peter Matthews   Ireland 36:59
45 Rachid Berradi   Italy 37:07
46 Brett Cartwright   Australia 37:07
47 Alberto Maravilha   Portugal 37:08
48 Mark Carroll   Ireland 37:09
49 Allen Graffin   United Kingdom 37:10
50 Iván Sánchez   Spain 37:10
51 Ahmed Naïli   Algeria 37:11
52 Róbert Štefko   Slovakia 37:12
53 Tau Khotso   Lesotho 37:13
54 Dieudonné Disi   Rwanda 37:14
55 Paulo Gomes   Portugal 37:20
56 George Mofokeng   South Africa 37:23
57 José Carlos Adán   Spain 37:26
58 Abel Chimukoko   Zimbabwe 37:28
59 Mustapha Benacer   Algeria 37:30
60 Matt Smith   United Kingdom 37:32
61 Tomonori Watanabe   Japan 37:32
62 José Rios   Spain 37:34
63 Umberto Pusterla   Italy 37:35
64 Seamus Power   Ireland 37:36
65 Habtai Kifletsion   Eritrea 37:36
66 Pacifique Ayabusa   Rwanda 37:36
67 Shinichiro Okuda   Japan 37:37
68 Ian Hudspith   United Kingdom 37:38
69 Glynn Tromans   United Kingdom 37:40
70 Koen van Rie   Belgium 37:45
71 Daniel Andrew Sipe   Tanzania 37:46
72 Kamel Kohil   Algeria 37:46
73 Kenjiro Jitsui   Japan 37:47
74 Hassan El Ahmadi   France 37:49
75 Khalid Zoubaa   France 37:50
76 Brad Tighe   Canada 37:51
77 Yukihiro Motoda   Japan 37:55
78 Tesfayohannes Mesfen   Eritrea 37:55
79 Egide Manirazika   Burundi 37:56
80 Abdelkrim Benzai   Algeria 37:57
81 Rachid Safari   Rwanda 37:57
82 Kim Gillard   Australia 37:59
83 Eric Sindayigaya   Burundi 38:00
84 Azzedine Sakhri   Algeria 38:02
85 Sisay Bezabeh   Australia 38:05
86 Clint Wells   United States 38:08
87 Yuki Yamamoto   Japan 38:08
88 Giovanni Gualdi   Italy 38:15
89 Jean Bosco Ndagijimana   Rwanda 38:16
90 Hélder Ornelas   Portugal 38:18
91 Siphesihle Mdluli   Eswatini 38:18
92 Fiachra Lombard   Ireland 38:21
93 Greg Jimmerson   United States 38:22
94 Sunil Jayaweera   Sri Lanka 38:25
95 Gianni Crepaldi   Italy 38:30
96 Hugo Romero   Mexico 38:31
97 Alberto Chaíça   Portugal 38:34
98 Reid Coolsaet   Canada 38:36
99 Julian Dwyer   Australia 38:37
100 Christian Nemeth   Belgium 38:38
101 Mesfin Hailu   Ethiopia 38:39
102 Matt O'Dowd   United Kingdom 38:41
103 Jollyn Kanyika   Zambia 38:43
104 José Alberto Montenegro   Argentina 38:51
105 David Milne   Canada 38:53
106 Alex Hutchinson   Canada 38:56
107 Julius Gidabuday   Tanzania 38:57
108 Mykola Novytskyy   Ukraine 38:59
109 Oscar Cortínez   Argentina 39:03
110 Scott Simpson   Canada 39:05
111 John Burke   Ireland 39:06
112 Yevgeniy Medvednikov   Kazakhstan 39:12
113 Andrey Chigidinov   Kazakhstan 39:20
114 Paul Sumawe   Tanzania 39:21
115 Miguel Melendez   Chile 39:25
116 Arturo Malaquias   Mexico 39:31
117 Julián Peralta   Argentina 39:33
118 Jerry van den Eede   Belgium 39:37
119 Carlos Jaramillo   Chile 39:38
120 James Finlayson   Canada 40:08
121 Frédéric Collignon   Belgium 40:10
122 Jonathan Monje   Chile 40:13
123 Martin McCarthy   Ireland 40:22
124 Arkadiy Tolstyn   Kyrgyzstan 40:36
125 Sujeewa Chandrapala   Sri Lanka 40:39
126 Yohannes Ghirmai   Eritrea 40:56
127 Ajit Bandara   Sri Lanka 40:58
128 Khasan Rakhimov   Uzbekistan 41:45
129 Daniel Herrera   Chile 42:24
130 Vasiliy Medvedev   Uzbekistan 43:58
131 Leonard Ntala Meso   Democratic Republic of the Congo 45:16
132 Radik Khubbiev   Uzbekistan 46:18
133 Abduvahob Nizamov   Uzbekistan 46:27
Sergiy Lebid   Ukraine DNF
Mohammed Mourhit   Belgium DNF
Antonio Silio   Argentina DNF
Giuliano Battocletti   Italy DNF
Hakim Radouan   Morocco DNF
Matt Downin   United States DNF
Goran Stojiljković   Yugoslavia DNF
Hamid El Mouaziz   Morocco DQ
Arthur Santiago   Angola DNS
Juan José Cruz   Argentina DNS
Vital Gahungu   Burundi DNS
Mohammed S.M. Albayed   Palestine DNS
Nader Almassri   Palestine DNS
Ihab Salama Abdellah   Palestine DNS
Paulo Guerra   Portugal DNS
Joseph Kamara   Sierra Leone DNS
Abubakar Timbo   Sierra Leone DNS
Sergey Zabavski   Tajikistan DNS

: Hamid El Mouaziz from   Morocco finished 44th in 36:57 min, but was disqualified.

TeamsEdit

Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Wilberforce Talel 3
Richard Limo 4
Charles Kamathi 5
Albert Chepkurui 6
(Enock Mitei) (n/s)
(Hosea Kogo) (n/s)
18
    Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele 1
Assefa Mezegebu 11
Habte Jifar 15
Fita Bayissa 16
(Lemma Alemayehu) (n/s)
(Mesfin Hailu) (n/s)
43
    Morocco
Abderrahim Goumri 7
Jaouad Gharib 9
Saïd Berrioui 19
Elarbi Khattabi 23
(Hakim Radouan) (DNF)
58
4   France
Smail Sghir 12
Mustapha Essaïd 14
El Hassan Lahssini 20
Mohamed Serbouti 25
(Hassan El Ahmadi) (n/s)
(Khalid Zoubaa) (n/s)
71
5   United States
Abdi Abdirahman 10
Meb Keflezighi 13
Dathan Ritzenhein 21
Clint Wells 63
(Greg Jimmerson) (n/s)
(Matt Downin) (DNF)
107
6   Spain
José Manuel García 22
José Manuel Martínez 27
Teodoro Cuñado 31
Iván Sánchez 41
(José Carlos Adán) (n/s)
(José Rios) (n/s)
121
7   Eritrea
Yonas Kifle 8
Zersenay Tadesse 24
Habtai Kifletsion 50
Tesfayohannes Mesfen 59
(Yohannes Ghirmai) (n/s)
141
8   Tanzania
John Yuda 2
Samson Ramadhani 17
Daniel Andrew Sipe 55
Julius Gidabuday 72
(Paul Sumawe) (n/s)
146
9   Portugal
Eduardo Henriques 18
Alberto Maravilha 38
Paulo Gomes 44
Hélder Ornelas 66
(Alberto Chaíça) (n/s)
166
10   United Kingdom
Sam Haughian 34
Allen Graffin 40
Matt Smith 46
Ian Hudspith 53
(Glynn Tromans) (n/s)
(Matt O'Dowd) (n/s)
173
11   Algeria
Samir Moussaoui 32
Ahmed Naïli 42
Mustapha Benacer 45
Kamel Kohil 56
(Abdelkrim Benzai) (n/s)
(Azzedine Sakhri) (n/s)
175
12   Italy
Gabriele De Nard 33
Rachid Berradi 36
Umberto Pusterla 48
Giovanni Gualdi 64
(Gianni Crepaldi) (n/s)
(Giuliano Battocletti) (DNF)
181
13   Japan
Makoto Otsu 28
Tomonori Watanabe 47
Shinichiro Okuda 52
Kenjiro Jitsui 57
(Yukihiro Motoda) (n/s)
(Yuki Yamamoto) (n/s)
184
14   Australia
Dean Cavuoto 29
Brett Cartwright 37
Kim Gillard 61
Sisay Bezabeh 62
(Julian Dwyer) (n/s)
189
15   Ireland
Peter Matthews 35
Mark Carroll 39
Seamus Power 49
Fiachra Lombard 67
(John Burke) (n/s)
(Martin McCarthy) (n/s)
190
16   Rwanda
Dieudonné Disi 43
Pacifique Ayabusa 51
Rachid Safari 60
Jean Bosco Ndagijimana 65
219
17   Belgium
Tom van Hooste 26
Koen van Rie 54
Christian Nemeth 69
Jerry van den Eede 74
(Frédéric Collignon) (n/s)
(Mohammed Mourhit) (DNF)
223
18   Chile
Mauricio Díaz 30
Miguel Melendez 73
Carlos Jaramillo 75
Jonathan Monje 76
(Daniel Herrera) (n/s)
254
19   Canada
Brad Tighe 58
Reid Coolsaet 68
David Milne 70
Alex Hutchinson 71
(Scott Simpson) (n/s)
(James Finlayson) (n/s)
267
20   Uzbekistan
Khasan Rakhimov 77
Vasiliy Medvedev 78
Radik Khubbiev 79
Abduvahob Nizamov 80
314
DNF   Argentina
José Alberto Montenegro (n/s)
Oscar Cortínez (n/s)
Julián Peralta (n/s)
Antonio Silio (DNF)
DNF
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result (n/s: nonscorer)

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 141 athletes from 37 countries participated in the Senior men's race. The announced athletes from   Angola,   Palestine,   Sierra Leone, and   Tajikistan did not show.[7][8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PLUS: RUNNING; Briton Holds Off U.S. Challenge, New York Times, March 24, 2002, retrieved October 30, 2013
  2. ^ Clarey, Christopher (March 25, 2002), TRACK AND FIELD : A gold sweep for Ethiopian 'in a class of his own', New York Times, retrieved October 30, 2013
  3. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 25, 2001), Radcliffe completes the double - Briton successfully defends world cross-country title, Herald, retrieved October 30, 2013
  4. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 25, 2001), Title joy second time around for youngster Bikele, Herald, retrieved October 30, 2013
  5. ^ Wallace-Jones, Sean (March 24, 2001), Bekele defies pundits to take historic double gold in Dublin, IAAF, retrieved October 30, 2013
  6. ^ a b Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Dublin Leopardstown Date: Sunday, March 24, 2002, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 30, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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  10. ^ Results - 30th IAAF/Sport Ireland World Cross Country Championships - Dublin, IRELAND 23 MAR 2002 - 24 MAR 2002 - Long Race - men - Final - Team, IAAF, March 24, 2002, retrieved October 30, 2013
  11. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 30, 2013
  12. ^ 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 30, 2013