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2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 19/20, 2005. The races were held at the Hippodrome Joseph Desjoyaux in Saint-Galmier near Saint-Étienne, France. Reports of the event were given in The New York Times,[1] in the Herald,[2][3] and for the IAAF.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Logo.png
OrganisersIAAF
Edition33rd
DateMarch 19/20
Host citySaint-Galmier, Rhône-Alpes, France France
LocationHippodrome Joseph Desjoyaux
Nations participating72
Athletes participating695
Races6
Distances12.02 km – Senior men
4.196 km – Men's short
8 km – Junior men
8.108 km – Senior women
4.196 km – Women's short
6.153 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.

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12.02 km)
Kenenisa Bekele
  Ethiopia
35:06 Zersenay Tadesse
  Eritrea
35:20 Abdullah Ahmed Hassan
  Qatar
35:34
Men's short
(4.196 km)
Kenenisa Bekele
  Ethiopia
11:33 Abraham Chebii
  Kenya
11:38 Isaac Songok
  Kenya
11:39
Junior men
(8 km)
Augustine Choge
  Kenya
23:59 Bernard Kiprop Kipyego
  Kenya
24:00 Barnabas Kosgei
  Kenya
24:00
Senior women
(8.108 km)
Tirunesh Dibaba
  Ethiopia
26:34 Alice Timbilil
  Kenya
26:37 Worknesh Kidane
  Ethiopia
26:37
Women's short
(4.196 km)
Tirunesh Dibaba
  Ethiopia
13:15 Worknesh Kidane
  Ethiopia
13:16 Isabella Ochichi
  Kenya
13:21
Junior women
(6.153 km)
Gelete Burka
  Ethiopia
20:12 Veronica Wanjiru
  Kenya
20:39 Beatrice Chebusit
  Kenya
20:44
Team
Senior men   Ethiopia 24   Kenya 35   Qatar 42
Men's short   Ethiopia 23   Kenya 31   Qatar 32
Junior men   Kenya 10   Ethiopia 37   Qatar 75
Senior women   Ethiopia 16   Kenya 22   Portugal 86
Women's short   Ethiopia 18   Kenya 19   United States 67
Junior women   Kenya 16   Ethiopia 22   Japan 56

Race resultsEdit

Senior men's race (12.02 km)Edit

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Kenenisa Bekele   Ethiopia 35:06
  Zersenay Tadesse   Eritrea 35:20
  Abdullah Ahmed Hassan   Qatar 35:34
4 Abebe Dinkessa   Ethiopia 35:37
5 Eliud Kipchoge   Kenya 35:37
6 Dejene Berhanu   Ethiopia 35:42
7 Boniface Kiprop   Uganda 35:45
8 Saif Saaeed Shaheen   Qatar 35:53
9 John Cheruiyot Korir   Kenya 36:00
10 Charles Kamathi   Kenya 36:03
11 Wilberforce Talel   Kenya 36:07
12 Jamal Bilal Salem   Qatar 36:28
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele 1
Abebe Dinkessa 4
Dejene Berhanu 6
Eshetu Gezhagne 13
(Tessema Absher) (30)
(Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam) (DNF)
24
    Kenya
Eliud Kipchoge 5
John Cheruiyot Korir 9
Charles Kamathi 10
Wilberforce Talel 11
(Moses Mosop) (18)
(Abraham Cherono) (23)
35
    Qatar
Abdullah Ahmed Hassan 3
Saif Saaeed Shaheen 8
Jamal Bilal Salem 12
Ali Al-Dawoodi 19
(Majid Aman Awadh) (28)
(Sultan Khamis Zaman) (DNF)
42
4   Eritrea 54
5   Algeria 166
6   Uganda 182
7   Spain 184
8   Portugal 212
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Men's short race (4.196 km)Edit

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Men's short race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Kenenisa Bekele   Ethiopia 11:33
  Abraham Chebii   Kenya 11:38
  Isaac Songok   Kenya 11:39
4 Saif Saaeed Shaheen   Qatar 11:42
5 Jamal Bilal Salem   Qatar 11:43
6 Maregu Zewdie   Ethiopia 11:43
7 Dejene Berhanu   Ethiopia 11:43
8 Abdullah Ahmed Hassan   Qatar 11:46
9 Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam   Ethiopia 11:54
10 Shadrack Kosgei   Kenya 11:56
11 Adil Kaouch   Morocco 11:57
12 Abera Chane   Ethiopia 11:58
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele 1
Maregu Zewdie 6
Dejene Berhanu 7
Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam 9
(Abera Chane) (12)
(Mohamed Awol) (26)
23
    Kenya
Abraham Chebii 2
Isaac Songok 3
Shadrack Kosgei 10
Henry Kipchirchir 16
(Sammy Kipketer) (17)
(Brimin Kipruto) (37)
31
    Qatar
Saif Saaeed Shaheen 4
Jamal Bilal Salem 5
Abdullah Ahmed Hassan 8
James Kwalia 15
(Sultan Khamis Zaman) (19)
(Khamis Abdulla Saifeldin) (35)
32
4   Morocco 65
5   Algeria 112
6   Zimbabwe 163
7   Tanzania 176
8   Spain 191
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Junior men's race (8 km)Edit

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Augustine Choge   Kenya 23:59
  Bernard Kiprop Kipyego   Kenya 24:00
  Barnabas Kosgei   Kenya 24:00
4 Hosea Macharinyang   Kenya 24:09
5 Mang'ata Ndiwa   Kenya 24:15
6 Tariku Bekele   Ethiopia 24:16
7 Moses Masai   Kenya 24:19
8 Solomon Molla   Ethiopia 24:24
9 Tariq Taher   Bahrain 24:31
10 Belal Ali   Bahrain 24:33
11 Chala Lemi   Ethiopia 24:34
12 Mekuria Tadesse   Ethiopia 24:35
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Augustine Choge 1
Bernard Kiprop Kipyego 2
Barnabas Kosgei 3
Hosea Macharinyang 4
(Mang'ata Ndiwa) (5)
(Moses Masai) (7)
10
    Ethiopia
Tariku Bekele 6
Solomon Molla 8
Chala Lemi 11
Mekuria Tadesse 12
(Kabtamu Reta) (13)
(Abidisa Desisa) (41)
37
    Qatar
Nasser Shams Kareem 14
Essa Ismail Rashed 15
Kamal Ali Thamer 22
Moustafa Ahmed Shebto 24
(Mohammed Abduh Bakhet) (26)
(Saad Salem Malek) (27)
75
4   Bahrain 76
5   Eritrea 82
6   Uganda 117
7   United States 154
8   Morocco 179
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Senior women's race (8.108 km)Edit

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Tirunesh Dibaba   Ethiopia 26:34
  Alice Timbilil   Kenya 26:37
  Worknesh Kidane   Ethiopia 26:37
4 Meselech Melkamu   Ethiopia 26:39
5 Isabella Ochichi   Kenya 26:43
6 Catherine Kirui   Kenya 26:49
7 Benita Johnson   Australia 26:55
8 Gete Wami   Ethiopia 27:20
9 Rose Jepchumba   Kenya 27:25
10 Bezunesh Bekele   Ethiopia 27:27
11 Irene Kipchumba   Kenya 27:29
12 Kim Smith   New Zealand 27:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Tirunesh Dibaba 1
Worknesh Kidane 3
Meselech Melkamu 4
Gete Wami 8
(Bezunesh Bekele) (10)
(Merima Hashim) (14)
16
    Kenya
Alice Timbilil 2
Isabella Ochichi 5
Catherine Kirui 6
Rose Jepchumba 9
(Irene Kipchumba) (11)
(Irene Limika) (18)
22
    Portugal
Anália Rosa 15
Ana Dias 21
Mónica Rosa 24
Inês Monteiro 26
(Adélia Elias) (61)
(Fernanda Miranda) (74)
86
4   Japan 122
5   United States 122
6   United Kingdom 129
7   France 129
8   Australia 134
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Women's short race (4.196 km)Edit

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Women's short race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Tirunesh Dibaba   Ethiopia 13:15
  Worknesh Kidane   Ethiopia 13:16
  Isabella Ochichi   Kenya 13:21
4 Prisca Ngetich   Kenya 13:25
5 Lucy Wangui   Kenya 13:25
6 Meselech Melkamu   Ethiopia 13:28
7 Beatrice Chepchumba   Kenya 13:31
8 Nancy Jebet Lagat   Kenya 13:31
9 Deriba Alemu   Ethiopia 13:41
10 Alevtina Ivanova   Russia 13:42
11 Lauren Fleshman   United States 13:44
12 Bezunesh Bekele   Ethiopia 13:44
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Tirunesh Dibaba 1
Worknesh Kidane 2
Meselech Melkamu 6
Deriba Alemu 9
(Bezunesh Bekele) (12)
(Ejagayehu Dibaba) (14)
18
    Kenya
Isabella Ochichi 3
Prisca Ngetich 4
Lucy Wangui 5
Beatrice Chepchumba 7
(Nancy Jebet Lagat) (8)
(Viola Kibiwott) (23)
19
    United States
Lauren Fleshman 11
Blake Russell 15
Shalane Flanagan 20
Shayne Culpepper 21
(Amy Mortimer) (52)
(Melissa Buttry) (90)
67
4   Russia 100
5   Morocco 132
6   Portugal 134
7   Australia 143
8   France 182
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Junior women's race (6.153 km)Edit

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
  Gelete Burka   Ethiopia 20:12
  Veronica Wanjiru   Kenya 20:39
  Beatrice Chebusit   Kenya 20:44
4 Mercy Njoroge   Kenya 20:46
5 Belainesh Zemedkun   Ethiopia 20:47
6 Workitu Ayanu   Ethiopia 20:54
7 Pauline Korikwiang   Kenya 20:56
8 Gladys Chemweno   Kenya 20:57
9 Aliphine Tuliamuk   Kenya 21:09
10 Alemitu Abera   Ethiopia 21:10
11 Akane Wakita   Japan 21:16
12 Azalech Masresha   Ethiopia 21:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Veronica Wanjiru 2
Beatrice Chebusit 3
Mercy Njoroge 4
Pauline Korikwiang 7
(Gladys Chemweno) (8)
(Aliphine Tuliamuk) (9)
16
    Ethiopia
Gelete Burka 1
Belainesh Zemedkun 5
Workitu Ayanu 6
Alemitu Abera 10
(Azalech Masresha) (12)
22
    Japan
Akane Wakita 11
Hitomi Niiya 13
Yurika Nakamura 15
Kazue Kojima 17
(Maya Iino) (24)
(Yuri Suzuki) (25)
56
4   United States 118
5   Morocco 135
6   Tanzania 172
7   Algeria 177
8   United Kingdom 185
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Ethiopia93113
2  Kenya38415
3  Eritrea0101
4  Qatar0044
5  Japan0011
  Portugal0011
  United States0011
Totals (7 nations)12121236
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 695 athletes from 72 countries participated. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[41]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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