2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

The 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships took place on March 29, 2014. The races were held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The essentially flat one-loop course was beginning and ending in the city centre by Christiansborg Castle.[1] Detailed reports on the event and an appraisal of the results were given both for the men's race[2][3] and for the women's race.[4][5]

2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
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OrganisersIAAF
Edition21st
DateMarch 29
Host cityCopenhagen, Denmark Denmark
Events2
Participation201 athletes from
56 nations

Complete results were published for the men's race,[6] for the women's race,[7] for men's team,[8] and for women's team.[9]

MedallistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men   Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor (KEN) 59:08   Samuel Tsegay (ERI) 59:21   Guye Adola (ETH) 59:21
Women   Gladys Cherono (KEN) 1:07:29   Mary Wacera Ngugi (KEN) 1:07:44   Selly Chepyego Kaptich (KEN) 1:07:52
Team
Men   Eritrea 2:58:59   Kenya 2:59:38   Ethiopia 3:00:48
Women   Kenya 3:23:05   Ethiopia 3:27:05   Japan 3:31:33

Race ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
  Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor   Kenya 59:08 WL
  Samuel Tsegay   Eritrea 59:21 PB
  Guye Adola   Ethiopia 59:21 PB
4 Zersenay Tadese   Eritrea 59:38 SB
5 Nguse Amlosom   Eritrea 1:00:00
6 Wilson Kiprop   Kenya 1:00:01
7 Ghirmay Ghebreslassie   Eritrea 1:00:10 SB
8 Samsom Gebreyohannes   Eritrea 1:00:13 PB
9 Adugna Tekele   Ethiopia 1:00:15 PB
10 Kenneth Kiprop Kipkemoi   Kenya 1:00:29 SB
11 Geofrey Kusuro   Uganda 1:00:41 PB
12 Stephen Mokoka   South Africa 1:00:47 PB
13 Elroy Gelant   South Africa 1:01:10 PB
14 Bonsa Dida   Ethiopia 1:01:12 PB
15 Lusapho April   South Africa 1:01:16 PB
16 Polat Kemboi Arıkan   Turkey 1:01:22 NR
17 Ayad Lamdassem   Spain 1:01:22 PB
18 Masato Kikuchi   Japan 1:01:23
19 Fikre Assefa   Ethiopia 1:01:30 PB
20 El Hassane Ben Lkhainouch   France 1:01:31 PB
21 Josphat Boit   United States 1:01:33 PB
22 Simon Cheprot   Kenya 1:01:37
23 Isaac Korir   Bahrain 1:01:40 PB
24 Robert Kwemoi Chemosin   Kenya 1:01:43
25 Alemu Bekele   Bahrain 1:01:46 PB
26 Daniel Rotich   Uganda 1:01:56 SB
27 Daniele Meucci   Italy 1:01:57 SB
28 Shogo Nakamura   Japan 1:01:57 PB
29 Moses Kibet   Uganda 1:02:02 PB
30 Paul Pollock   Ireland 1:02:10 PB
31 James Kibocha Theuri   France 1:02:11 SB
32 Wissem Hosni   Tunisia 1:02:11 SB
33 Tyler Pennel   United States 1:02:20
34 Abdi Hakin Ulad   Denmark 1:02:24 PB
35 Matt Llano   United States 1:02:25
36 Hiroto Inoue   Japan 1:02:25
37 José Antonio Uribe   Mexico 1:02:26 PB
38 Javier Guerra   Spain 1:02:27 PB
39 Shadrack Kiptoo Biwott   United States 1:02:28
40 Mikael Ekvall   Sweden 1:02:29 NR
41 Félicien Muhitira   Rwanda 1:02:31 PB
42 Raouf Boubaker   Tunisia 1:02:41 PB
43 Bekir Karayel   Turkey 1:02:48 PB
44 Urige Buta   Norway 1:02:50 SB
45 Simone Gariboldi   Italy 1:02:51 PB
46 Fernando Cabada Jr   United States 1:02:54
47 Alexis Nizeyimana   Rwanda 1:02:55 SB
48 Abdullah Abdulaziz Aljoud   Saudi Arabia 1:02:58 NR
49 Oscar Cerón   Mexico 1:02:58 PB
50 Aweke Ayalew   Bahrain 1:03:01 PB
51 Bilisuma Shugi   Bahrain 1:03:02 PB
52 Juan Carlos Romero   Mexico 1:03:10
53 Sohta Hoshi   Japan 1:03:29
54 Abdellatif Meftah   France 1:03:46 SB
55 Felix Ntirenganya   Rwanda 1:03:48 PB
56 Kenta Murayama   Japan 1:03:52
57 Marius Ionescu   Romania 1:03:54 SB
58 Isaac Ayeko   Uganda 1:03:56
59 Asbjørn Ellefsen Persen   Norway 1:03:56 PB
60 Gianmarco Buttazzo   Italy 1:03:59
61 Lars Budolfsen   Denmark 1:04:00 PB
62 Jesper Faurschou   Denmark 1:04:01 PB
63 Nicolae Alexandru Soare   Romania 1:04:07 PB
64 Ben Moreau   Great Britain 1:04:09 SB
65 Jesús Antonio Núñez   Spain 1:04:12 PB
66 Brihun Wuve   Israel 1:04:37 PB
67 Mehmet Çağlayan   Turkey 1:04:54 SB
68 Ruben Iindongo   France 1:04:59 SB
69 Driss El Himer   France 1:05:00 SB
70 Janis Girgensons   Latvia 1:05:11 PB
71 Hussein Habumugisha   Rwanda 1:05:11 SB
72 Kári Steinn Karlsson   Iceland 1:05:13 NR
73 Roman Fosti   Estonia 1:05:14 PB
74 Øystein Sylta   Norway 1:05:19 SB
75 Anuradha Cooray   Sri Lanka 1:05:20 NR
76 Fatih Bilgiç   Turkey 1:05:26 SB
77 Demsew Zegeye   Israel 1:05:27 PB
78 Raúl Pacheco   Peru 1:05:30
79 Maksim Pankratau   Belarus 1:05:32 SB
80 Zelalem Bacha   Bahrain 1:05:47 PB
81 Luis Alberto Orta   Venezuela 1:05:47 SB
82 Dmytro Siruk   Ukraine 1:05:57 PB
83 Zohar Zimro   Israel 1:06:04 PB
84 César Lizano   Costa Rica 1:06:07 SB
85 Cristhian Pacheco   Peru 1:06:07 PB
86 Yimharan Yosef   Israel 1:06:29 PB
87 Ben Ashkettle   New Zealand 1:06:39 SB
88 Juraj Vitko   Slovakia 1:06:48
89 Jarkko Järvenpää   Finland 1:07:04 SB
90 El Akhdar Hachani   Tunisia 1:08:06 SB
91 Yolo Nikolov   Bulgaria 1:08:09 PB
92 Esteban Cuestas   Uruguay 1:08:12 SB
93 Rui Yong Soh   Singapore 1:08:19 PB
94 Rafael Iglesias   Spain 1:08:29
95 Theis Nijhuis   Denmark 1:08:38 SB
96 Asrat Mamo   Israel 1:08:53 PB
97 Mert Girmalegesse   Turkey 1:09:16
98 Arnar Pétursson   Iceland 1:09:45 PB
99 Andrew Grech   Malta 1:10:10 NR
100 Ortik Ramazonov   Uzbekistan 1:10:14 PB
101 Mok Ying Ren   Singapore 1:10:16 SB
102 Johannes Naitembu   Namibia 1:10:27 SB
103 Arturs Bareikis   Latvia 1:11:03 SB
104 Khasan Gaforov   Tajikistan 1:11:21
105 Marcel Tschopp   Liechtenstein 1:11:25 SB
106 Kokan Ajanovski   Macedonia 1:12:01 NR
107 Ilir Kellezi   Albania 1:15:00 SB
108 Chan Kit Chan   Macau 1:19:24 SB
109 Chang Chia-Che   Chinese Taipei 1:54:51 SB
Ingvar Hjartarson   Iceland DNF
Ilja Nikolajev   Estonia DNF
Henrik Them   Denmark DNF
Tebalu Zawude   Ethiopia DNF

Women'sEdit

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
  Gladys Cherono   Kenya 1:07:29 SB
  Mary Wacera Ngugi   Kenya 1:07:44 PB
  Selly Chepyego Kaptich   Kenya 1:07:52 PB
4 Lucy Wangui Kabuu   Kenya 1:08:37 SB
5 Mercy Jerotich Kibarus   Kenya 1:08:42 SB
6 Netsanet Gudeta   Ethiopia 1:08:46 PB
7 Christelle Daunay   France 1:08:48 SB
8 Valeria Straneo   Italy 1:08:55 SB
9 Tsehay Desalegn   Ethiopia 1:09:04 PB
10 Genet Yalew   Ethiopia 1:09:15 PB
11 Krisztina Papp   Hungary 1:10:08
12 Mame Feyisa   Ethiopia 1:10:08 PB
13 Annie Bersagel   United States 1:10:10 PB
14 Lauren Kleppin   United States 1:10:16 PB
15 Sayo Nomura   Japan 1:10:18 SB
16 Hirut Alemayehu   Ethiopia 1:10:25 PB
17 Risa Takenaka   Japan 1:10:30
18 Alyson Dixon   Great Britain 1:10:38 PB
19 Reia Iwade   Japan 1:10:45 SB
20 Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal   Norway 1:10:53 SB
21 Alessandra Aguilar   Spain 1:10:56 PB
22 Veronica Inglese   Italy 1:10:57 PB
23 Lisa Christina Stublić   Croatia 1:11:09
24 Chieko Kido   Japan 1:11:17
25 Souad Aït Salem   Algeria 1:11:23
26 Gladys Tejeda   Peru 1:11:24 NR
27 René Kalmer   South Africa 1:11:53 SB
28 Jia Chaofeng   China 1:11:59
29 Nadia Ejjafini   Italy 1:12:05 SB
30 Alexandra Louison   France 1:12:06 PB
31 Letekidan Gebreaman   Eritrea 1:12:13 PB
32 Isabellah Andersson   Sweden 1:12:16 SB
33 He Yinli   China 1:12:18
34 Clara Santucci   United States 1:12:22 PB
35 Barkahoum Drici   Algeria 1:12:34
36 Mattie Suver   United States 1:12:42 SB
37 Luula Berhane   Eritrea 1:12:45 PB
38 Fatna Maraoui   Italy 1:12:50 SB
39 Jessica Draskau-Petersson   Denmark 1:12:52 PB
40 Susan Partridge   Great Britain 1:13:16
41 Verónica Pérez   Spain 1:13:26 PB
42 Zhang Yingying   China 1:13:26
43 Linet Chebet   Uganda 1:13:28 PB
44 Wendy Thomas   United States 1:14:07
45 Leila Luik   Estonia 1:14:18 SB
46 Liina Luik   Estonia 1:14:18 PB
47 Jenna Leigh Challenor   South Africa 1:14:20 PB
48 Rina Yamazaki   Japan 1:14:20
49 Veronika Brennhovd Blom   Norway 1:14:22 PB
50 Zhang Meixia   China 1:14:24
51 Lena Eliasson   Sweden 1:14:28 PB
52 Lavinia Haitope   Namibia 1:14:42 PB
54 Soumaya Boussaïd   Tunisia 1:15:12 NR
55 Corinne Herbreteau   France 1:15:27
56 Yue Chao   China 1:15:53
57 Rocío Cántara   Peru 1:15:54 PB
58 Elvan Abeylegesse   Turkey 1:15:58 SB
59 Louise Langelund Batting   Denmark 1:16:18 PB
60 Nicolasa Condori   Peru 1:16:35 SB
61 Luminita Georgiana Achim   Romania 1:16:45 PB
62 Bahar Doğan   Turkey 1:17:00
63 Nebiat Habtemariam   Eritrea 1:17:00 SB
64 Volha Krautsova   Belarus 1:17:05 SB
65 Anne Holm Baumeister   Denmark 1:17:06 SB
66 Cornelia Joubert   South Africa 1:17:10 SB
67 Simone Christensen Glad   Denmark 1:17:11 PB
68 Marthe Katrine Myhre   Norway 1:17:28
69 Aline Camboulives   France 1:17:46 SB
70 Liliana Maria Danci   Romania 1:18:03 SB
71 Tonya Nero   Trinidad and Tobago 1:18:26 SB
72 Annemette Aagaard   Denmark 1:18:48 SB
73 Nilay Esen   Turkey 1:19:08
74 Claudia Paula Todoran   Romania 1:19:10
75 Gabriela Traña   Costa Rica 1:19:25 SB
76 Arndi Háfdórsdóttir   Iceland 1:20:02 PB
77 Yiu Kit Ching   Hong Kong 1:20:28 PB
78 Kateryna Karmanenko   Ukraine 1:20:53 SB
79 Elena Moaga   Romania 1:22:45 SB
80 Giselle Camilleri   Malta 1:23:41
81 Irina Moroz   Uzbekistan 1:23:46 PB
82 Martha Ernstsdóttir   Iceland 1:24:24 SB
83 Sandrine Kengue   Gabon 1:24:37 SB
84 Helen Olafsdóttir   Iceland 1:24:41 SB
85 Carlie Pipe   Barbados 1:32:58 NR
86 Kathrin Gassner   Liechtenstein 1:36:13 PB
87 Pou I Chan   Macau 1:36:35 PB
88 Shamha Ahmed   Maldives 1:42:04 NR
Vesna Kiradzieva   Macedonia DNF
Nicola Duncan   Ireland DNS

Team resultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Rank Country Athletes Time
1   Eritrea Samuel Tsegay
Zersenay Tadese
Nguse Amlosom
2:58:59
2   Kenya Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor
Wilson Kiprop
Kenneth Kiprop Kipkemoi
2:59:38
3   Ethiopia Guye Adola
Adugna Tekele
Bonsa Dida
3:00:48
4   South Africa Stephen Mokoka
Elroy Gelant
Lusapho April
3:03:13
5   Uganda Geofrey Kusuro
Daniel Rotich
Moses Kibet
3:04:39
6   Japan Masato Kikuchi
Shogo Nakamura
Hiroto Inoue
3:05:45
7   United States Josphat Boit
Tyler Pennel
Matt Llano
3:06:18
8   Bahrain Isaac Korir
Alemu Bekele
Aweke Ayalew
3:06:27
9   France El Hassane Ben Lkhainouch
James Kibocha Theuri
Abdellatif Meftah
3:07:28
10   Spain Ayad Lamdassem
Javier Guerra
Jesús Antonio Núñez
3:08:01
11   Mexico José Antonio Uribe
Oscar Cerón
Juan Carlos Romero
3:08:34
12   Italy Daniele Meucci
Simone Gariboldi
Gianmarco Buttazzo
3:08:47
13   Turkey Polat Kemboi Arıkan
Bekir Karayel
Mehmet Çağlayan
3:09:04
14   Rwanda Félicien Muhitira
Alexis Nizeyimana
Felix Ntirenganya
3:09:14
15   Denmark Abdi Hakin Ulad
Lars Budolfsen
Jesper Faurschou
3:10:25
16   Norway Urige Buta
Asbjørn Ellefsen Persen
Øystein Sylta
3:12:05
17   Tunisia Wissem Hosni
Raouf Boubaker
El Akhdar Hachani
3:12:58
18   Israel Brihun Wuve
Demsew Zegeye
Zohar Zimro
3:16:08

Women'sEdit

Rank Country Athletes Time
1   Kenya Gladys Cherono
Mary Wacera Ngugi
Selly Chepyego Kaptich
3:23:05
2   Ethiopia Netsanet Gudeta
Tsehay Desalegn
Genet Yalew
3:27:05
3   Japan Sayo Nomura
Risa Takenaka
Reia Iwade
3:31:33
4   Italy Valeria Straneo
Veronica Inglese
Nadia Ejjafini
3:31:57
5   United States Annie Bersagel
Lauren Kleppin
Clara Santucci
3:32:48
6   France Christelle Daunay
Alexandra Louison
Corinne Herbreteau
3:36:21
7   China Jia Chaofeng
He Yinli
Zhang Yingying
3:37:43
8   Eritrea Letekidan Gebreaman
Luula Berhane
Nebiat Habtemariam
3:41:58
9   Norway Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal
Veronika Brennhovd Blom
Marthe Katrine Myhre
3:42:43
10   South Africa René Kalmer
Jenna Leigh Challenor
Cornelia Joubert
3:43:23
11   Peru Gladys Tejeda
Rocío Cántara
Nicolasa Condori
3:43:53
12   Denmark Jessica Draskau-Petersson
Louise Langelund Batting
Anne Holm Baumeister
3:46:16
13   Turkey Elvan Abeylegesse
Bahar Doğan
Nilay Esen
3:52:06
14   Romania Luminita Georgiana Achim
Liliana Maria Danci
Claudia Paula Todoran
3:53:58
15   Iceland Arndi Háfdórsdóttir
Martha Ernstsdóttir
Helen Olafsdóttir
4:09:07

Medal table (unofficial)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kenya3216
2  Eritrea1102
3  Ethiopia0123
4  Japan0011
Totals (4 nations)44412

ParticipationEdit

An unofficial count yields the participation of 201 athletes from 56 countries. Although announced,[10] the athletes from   Canada and   Palestine did not show.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IAAF/AL-Bank WORLD HALF MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS - COPENHAGEN 2014 - TEAM MANUAL (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 31 March 2014
  2. ^ Rowbottom, Mike (29 March 2014), Kipsang Kamworor surprises Tadese – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, IAAF, retrieved 31 March 2014
  3. ^ Rowbottom, Mike (29 March 2014), Not content with simply winning, Kipsang Kamworor is now focused on records, IAAF, retrieved 31 March 2014
  4. ^ Rowbottom, Mike (29 March 2014), Cherono leads historic Kenyan sweep – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, IAAF, retrieved 31 March 2014
  5. ^ Rowbottom, Mike (30 March 2014), Team work pays dividends for Kenya and Cherono, IAAF, retrieved 31 March 2014
  6. ^ IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships - Copenhagen (DEN) - 29 March 2014 - RESULTS - Half Marathon Men (PDF), IAAF, 29 March 2014, retrieved 31 March 2014
  7. ^ IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships - Copenhagen (DEN) - 29 March 2014 - RESULTS - Half Marathon Women (PDF), IAAF, 29 March 2014, retrieved 31 March 2014
  8. ^ IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships - Copenhagen (DEN) - 29 March 2014 - Team Standings - Half Marathon Men (PDF), IAAF, 29 March 2014, retrieved 31 March 2014
  9. ^ IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships - Copenhagen (DEN) - 29 March 2014 - Team Standings - Half Marathon Women (PDF), IAAF, 29 March 2014, retrieved 31 March 2014
  10. ^ IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships - Copenhagen (DEN) - 29 March 2014 - ATHLETES by EVENT and COUNTRY - As of 26 March 2014 (PDF), IAAF, 26 March 2014, retrieved 1 April 2014