2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 24, 2013. The races were held at the Myślęcinek Park in Bydgoszcz, Poland.[1] Kenya topped the medal standings in the competition with 5 gold, and Ethiopia had the most overall medals with 10. Reports of the event were given in the Herald[2] and for the IAAF.[3][4][5][6]

40th World Cross Country Championships
2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Logo.png
OrganisersIAAF
Edition40th
Date24 March
Host cityBydgoszcz, Poland Poland
VenueMyślęcinek Park
Events4
Distances12 km – Senior men
8 km – Junior men
8 km – Senior women
6 km – Junior women
Participation398 athletes from
41 nations
Official websiteBydgoszcz 2013

ScheduleEdit

Date Time (CET) Events
24 March 12:00 Junior race women
12:30 Junior race men
13:15 Senior race women
14:10 Senior race men

MedallistsEdit

 
Part of the route
Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12 km)
Japhet Kipyegon Korir
  Kenya
32:45 Imane Merga
  Ethiopia
32:51 Teklemariam Medhin
  Eritrea
32:54
Junior men
(8 km)
Hagos Gebrhiwet
  Ethiopia
21:04 Leonard Barsoton
  Kenya
21:08 Muktar Edris
  Ethiopia
21:13
Senior women
(8 km)
Emily Chebet
  Kenya
24:24 Hiwot Ayalew
  Ethiopia
24:27 Belaynesh Oljira
  Ethiopia
24:33
Junior women
(6 km)
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon
  Kenya
17:51 Agnes Jebet Tirop
  Kenya
17:51 Alemitu Heroye
  Ethiopia
17:57
Team
Senior men   Ethiopia 38   United States 52   Kenya 54
Junior men   Ethiopia 23   Kenya 26   Morocco 65
Senior women   Kenya 19   Ethiopia 48   Bahrain 73
Junior women   Kenya 14   Ethiopia 23   Great Britain 81

ResultsEdit

Senior men's race (12 km)Edit

Complete results for senior men[7][8] and for senior men's teams[9][10] were published.

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
  Japhet Kipyegon Korir   Kenya 32:45
  Imane Merga   Ethiopia 32:51
  Teklemariam Medhin   Eritrea 32:54
4 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro   Uganda 33:08
5 Timothy Toroitich   Uganda 33:09
6 Ben True   United States 33:11
7 Goitom Kifle   Eritrea 33:16
8 Collis Birmingham   Australia 33:18
9 Feyisa Lilesa   Ethiopia 33:22
10 Chris Derrick   United States 33:23
11 Rabah Aboud   Algeria 33:28
12 Hosea Mwok Macharinyang   Kenya 33:29
Full results
  • 102 participants from 30 countries participated.[8]
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Imane Merga 2
Feyisa Lilesa 9
Abera Chane 13
Tesfaye Abera 14
(Mosinet Geremew) (24)
(Yigrem Demelash) (69)
38
    United States
Ben True 6
Chris Derrick 10
Ryan Vail 17
Robert Mack 19
(Elliott Heath) (30)
(James Strang) (37)
52
    Kenya
Japhet Kipyegon Korir 1
Hosea Mwok Macharinyang 12
Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui 15
Timothy Kosgei Kiptoo 26
(Philemon Rono Cherop) (36)
(Jonathan Muia Ndiku) (DNF)
54
4   Eritrea 75
5   Uganda 76
6   Algeria 107
7   Australia 116
8   Spain 127
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.
  • 15 teams participated.[10]

Senior women's race (8 km)Edit

Complete results for senior women[11][12] and for senior women's teams[13][14] were published.

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
  Emily Chebet   Kenya 24:24
  Hiwot Ayalew   Ethiopia 24:27
  Belaynesh Oljira   Ethiopia 24:33
4 Shitaye Eshete   Bahrain 24:34
5 Margaret Wangari Muriuki   Kenya 24:39
6 Janet Kisa   Kenya 24:46
7 Viola Jelagat Kibiwot   Kenya 24:46
8 Tejitu Daba   Bahrain 24:55
9 Juliet Chekwel   Uganda 24:58
10 Irene Chepet Cheptai   Kenya 25:01
11 Beatrice Chepkemoi Mutai   Kenya 25:05
12 Salima El Ouali Alami   Morocco 25:05
Full results
  • 97 participants from 29 countries participated.[12]
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Emily Chebet 1
Margaret Wangari Muriuki 5
Janet Kisa 6
Viola Jelagat Kibiwot 7
(Irene Chepet Cheptai) (10)
(Beatrice Chepkemoi Mutai) (11)
19
    Ethiopia
Hiwot Ayalew 2
Belaynesh Oljira 3
Genet Yalew 15
Sule Utura 28
(Yebrqual Melese) (29)
(Meselech Melkamu) (DNF)
48
    Bahrain
Shitaye Eshete 4
Tejitu Daba 8
Kareema Jasim 20
Genzeb Shumi 41
(Aster Tesfaye) (52)
73
4   United States 90
5   Ireland 115
6   France 122
7   Great Britain 154
8   Canada 167
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.
  • 15 teams participated.[14]

Junior men's race (8 km)Edit

Complete results for junior men[15][16] and for junior men's teams[17][18] were published.

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
  Hagos Gebrhiwet   Ethiopia 21:04
  Leonard Barsoton   Kenya 21:08
  Muktar Edris   Ethiopia 21:13
4 Tsegay Tuemay   Eritrea 21:26
5 Conseslus Kipruto   Kenya 21:40
6 Birhan Nebebew   Ethiopia 21:42
7 Ghirmay Ghebreslassie   Eritrea 21:50
8 Dawit Weldesilasie   Eritrea 21:58
9 Ronald Kwemoi   Kenya 21:58
10 Michael Bett   Kenya 22:21
11 Moses Letoyie   Kenya 22:28
12 Mohammed Abid   Morocco 22:31
Full results
  • 113 participants from 27 countries participated.[16]
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Ethiopia
Hagos Gebrhiwet 1
Muktar Edris 3
Birhan Nebebew 6
Yihunilign Adane 13
(Bonsa Dida) (17)
(Tsegay Hiluf) (25)
23
    Kenya
Leonard Barsoton 2
Conseslus Kipruto 5
Ronald Kwemoi 9
Michael Bett 10
(Moses Letoyie) (11)
(Emmanuel Bett Kiprono) (22)
26
    Morocco
Mohammed Abid 12
Zouhair Talbi 14
Omar Ait Chitachen 18
Hassan Ghachoui 21
(Jaouad Chemlal) (23)
(Marouane Kahlaoui) (DNF)
65
4   United States 106
5   Japan 138
6   Italy 164
7   Uganda 170
8   Australia 171
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.
  • 17 teams participated.[18]

Junior women's race (6 km)Edit

Complete results for junior women[19][20] and for junior women's teams[21][22] were published.

Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
  Faith Kipyegon   Kenya 17:51
  Agnes Jebet Tirop   Kenya 17:51
  Alemitu Heroye   Ethiopia 17:57
4 Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui   Kenya 18:09
5 Ruti Aga   Ethiopia 18:18
6 Sofiya Shemsu   Ethiopia 18:20
7 Rosefline Chepngetich   Kenya 18:21
8 Sheila Chepngetich Keter   Kenya 18:21
9 Buze Diriba   Ethiopia 18:29
10 Alemitu Hawi   Ethiopia 18:35
11 Pauline Kaveke Kamulu   Kenya 18:43
12 Gotytom Gebreslase   Ethiopia 18:44
Full results
  • 87 participants from 21 countries participated.[20]
Teams
Rank Team Points
    Kenya
Faith Kipyegon 1
Agnes Jebet Tirop 2
Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui 4
Rosefline Chepngetich 7
(Sheila Chepngetich Keter) (8)
(Pauline Kaveke Kamulu) (11)
14
    Ethiopia
Alemitu Heroye 3
Ruti Aga 5
Sofiya Shemsu 6
Buze Diriba 9
(Alemitu Hawi) (10)
(Gotytom Gebreslase) (12)
23
    Great Britain
Emelia Gorecka 16
Georgia Taylor-Brown 17
Amy Eloise Neale 21
Bobby Clay 27
(Rebecca Weston) (33)
(Alex Clay) (35)
81
4   Japan 90
5   Uganda 99
6   United States 105
7   Poland 165
8   Australia 172
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.
  • 15 teams participated.[22]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya5319
2  Ethiopia34310
3  United States0101
4  Bahrain0011
  Eritrea0011
  Great Britain0011
  Morocco0011
Totals (7 entries)88824
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 398 athletes from 41 countries participated.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bydgoszcz to host 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships". IAAF. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  2. ^ Woods, Mark (March 25, 2013), Athletics: Twell takes another positive step, Herald, retrieved November 6, 2013
  3. ^ Minshull, Phil (March 24, 2013), Korir becomes youngest ever champion – Bydgoszcz 2013 senior men's report, IAAF, retrieved November 6, 2013
  4. ^ Minshull, Phil (March 24, 2013), World record breaker Gebrhiwet gets his first major title – Bydgoszcz 2013 junior men's report, IAAF, retrieved November 6, 2013
  5. ^ Bamford, Nicola (March 24, 2013), Chebet turns back the clock to win again – Bydgoszcz 2013 senior women’s report, IAAF, retrieved November 6, 2013
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