World Mountain Running Championships

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The World Mountain Running Championships (World Mountain Running Trophy until 2008), is an international mountain running competition contested by athletes of the members of WMRA, World Mountain Running Association, the sport's global governing body.

World Mountain Running Championships
SportMountain Running
FoundedWorld Mountain Running Association (WMRA)
Inaugural season1985
Most recent
champion(s)
Joseph Gray (men)
Grayson Murphy (women)
Most titles6 Jonathan Wyatt (men)
6 Andrea Mayr (women)
Official websitewmra.ch

The championships include a senior men, senior women, junior men and women events and the team events of these races.

It was first held in 1985 as the World Mountain Running Trophy before obtaining its current moniker in 2009.[1]

The 2020 championships, which were scheduled for 13–14 November in Haria, Lanzarote, Spain, were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[2]

EditionsEdit

Edition Year City Country Date
1st 1985 (details) San Vigilio di Marebbe, Südtirol Italy 23 September
2nd 1986 (details) Morbegno - Sondrio - Albosaggia, Lombardia Italy 5 October
3rd 1987 (details) Lenzerheide - Valbella, Graubünden Switzerland 23 August
4th 1988 (details) Keswick, Cumbria United Kingdom 15 October
5th 1989 (details) Die - Châtillon-en-Diois, Drôme France 16 September
6th 1990 (details) Telfes, Tirol Austria 15 September
7th 1991 (details) Zermatt, Valais Switzerland 8 September
8th 1992 (details) Valle di Susa, Piemonte Italy 30 August
9th 1993 (details) Gap, Hautes-Alpes France 5 September
10th 1994 (details) Berchtesgaden, Bayern Germany 4 September
11th 1995 (details) Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom 10 September
12th 1996 (details) Telfes, Tirol Austria 1 September
13th 1997 (details) Úpice - Malé Svatoňovice, Hradec Králové Czechoslovakia 7 September
14th 1998 (details) Dimitile, Réunion France 20 September
15th 1999 (details) Mount Kinabalu Park, Sabah Malaysia 19 September
16th 2000 (details) Bergen, Bayern Germany 10 September
17th 2001 (details) Arta Terme, Friuli-Venezia Giulia Italy 16 September
18th 2002 (details) Innsbruck, Tirol Austria 15 September
19th 2003 (details) Girdwood, Alaska United States 20 September
20th 2004 (details) Sauze d'Oulx, Piemonte Italy 4 September
21st 2005 (details) Wellington New Zealand 25 September
22nd 2006 (details) Bursa Turkey 10 September
23rd 2007 (details) Ovronnaz, Valais Switzerland 15 September
24th 2008 (details) Sierre - Crans Montana, Valais Switzerland 14 September
25th 2009 (details) Madesimo - Campodolcino, Lombardia Italy 6 September
26th 2010 (details) Kamnik - Velika Planina, Gorenjska Slovenia 5 September
27th 2011 (details) Tirana Albania 11 September
28th 2012 (details) Temù - Ponte di Legno, Lombardia Italy 2 September
29th 2013 (details) Krynica-Zdrój, Małopolska Poland 8 September
30th 2014 (details) Casette di Massa, Tuscany Italy 14 September
31st 2015 (details) Betws-y-Coed, Wales United Kingdom 19 September
32nd 2016 (details) Sapareva Banya, Bulgaria 11 September[3]
33rd 2017 (details) Premana, Lombardy Italy 30 July
34th 2018 (details) Canillo Andorra 16 September
35th 2019 (details) Villa La Angostura Argentina 15 November

MedalsEdit

MenEdit

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1985   Alfonso Vallicella   Helmut Stuhlpfarrer   Fausto Bonzi
1986   Alfonso Vallicella   Helmut Stuhlpfarrer   Karl-Heinz Doll
1987   Jay Johnson   Helmut Stuhlpfarrer   Guido Dold
1988   Dino Tadello   Davide Milesi   Rod Pilbeam
1989   Jairo Correa   Costantino Bertolla   Luigi Bortoluzzi
1990   Costantino Bertolla   Florian Stern   Luigi Bortoluzzi
1991   Jairo Correa   Jean-Paul Payet   Francisco Sánchez
1992   Helmut Schmuck   Jean-Paul Payet   Costantino Bertolla
1993   Martin Jones   Dave Dunham   Michel Humbert
1994   Helmut Schmuck   Antonio Molinari   Ladislav Raim
1995   Lucio Fregona   Tommy Murray   Marco Toini
1996   Antonio Molinari   Severino Bernardini   Helmut Schmuck
1997   Marco De Gasperi   Davide Milesi   Thierry Breuil
1998   Jonathan Wyatt   Antonio Molinari   Guido Dold
1999   Marco De Gasperi   Richard Findlow   Gino Caneva
2000   Jonathan Wyatt   Hans Kogler   Alexis Gex-Fabry
2001   Marco De Gasperi   Emanuele Manzi   Billy Burns
2002   Jonathan Wyatt   Raymond Fontaine   Ranulfo Sánchez
2003   Marco De Gasperi   Florian Heinzle   Marco Gaiardo
2004   Jonathan Wyatt   Tesfayouhanis Mesfin   Raymond Fontaine
2005   Jonathan Wyatt   Gabriele Abate   Davide Chicco
2006   Rolando Ortiz   Jonathan Wyatt   Tesfay Felfele
2007   Marco De Gasperi   Yohannes Tesfay   Ermias Tesfazghi
2008   Jonathan Wyatt   Martin Toroitich   Ahmet Arslan
2009   Geofrey Kusuro   Azeria Teklay   James Kibet
2010   Samson Gashazghi   Azeria Teklay   Geoffrey Kusuro
2011   Max King   Ahmet Arslan   Martin Dematteis
2012   Petro Mamu   Azeria Teklay   Andrey Safronov
2013   Phillip Kiplimo   Geffrey Kusuro   Nathan Ayeko
2014   Isaac Kiprop   Daniel Rotich   Kibet Soyekwo
2015   Fred Musobo   Bernard Dematteis   Robbie Simpson
2016   Joseph Gray   Israel Morales   Ahmet Arslan
2017   Victor Kiplangat   Joel Ayeko   Fred Musobo
2018   Robert Chemonges   Joel Ayeko   Victor Kiplangat
2019   Joseph Gray   Cesare Maestri   Marek Chrascina

WomenEdit

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1985   Olivia Grüner   Chiara Saporetti   Guidina Dal Sasso
1986   Carol Haigh   Valentina Bottarelli   Gaby Schütz
1987   Fabiola Rueda   Christiane Fladt   Guiliana Savaris
1988   Fabiola Rueda   Gaby Schütz   Isabelle Guillot
1989   Isabelle Guillot   Fabiola Rueda   Manuela Di Centa
1990   Beverley Redfern   Maria Cocchetti   Eroica Spiess
1991   Isabelle Guillot   Manuela Di Centa   Annie Mougel
1992   Gudrun Pflüger   Sarah Rowell   Sabine Stelzmüller
1993   Isabelle Guillot   Gudrun Pflüger   Carol Greenwood
1994   Gudrun Pflüger   Isabelle Guillot   Dita Hebelková
1995   Gudrun Pflüger   Isabelle Guillot   Nives Curti
1996   Gudrun Pflüger   Isabelle Guillot   Catherine Lallemand
1997   Isabelle Guillot   Jaroslava Bukvajová   Melissa Moon
1998   Dita Hebelková   Matilda Ravizza   Melissa Moon
1999   Rosita Rota Gelpi   Izabela Zatorska   Maree Bunce
2000   Angela Mudge   Birgit Sonntag   Izabela Zatorska
2001   Melissa Moon   Anna Pichrtová   Izabela Zatorska
2002   Svetlana Demidenko   Antonella Confortola   Izabela Zatorska
2003   Melissa Moon   Angela Mudge   Tracey Brindley
2004   Rosita Rota Gelpi   Anna Pichrtová   Andrea Mayr
2005   Kate McIlroy   Tracey Brindley   Anna Pichrtová
2006   Andrea Mayr   Martina Strähl   Isabelle Guillot
2007   Anna Pichrtová   Andrea Mayr   Laura Haefeli
2008   Andrea Mayr   Renate Rungger   Elisa Desco
2009   Valentina Belotti   Maria Grazia Roberti   Sarah Tunstall
2010   Andrea Mayr   Valentina Belotti   Martina Strähl
2011   Kasie Enman   Elena Rukhlyada   Marie Dumergues
2012   Andrea Mayr   Valentina Belotti   Morgan Arritola
2013   Alice Gaggi   Emma Clayton   Elisa Desco
2014   Andrea Mayr   Lucy Murigi   Allison McLaughlin
2015   Stella Chesang   Emily Collinge   Emma Clayton
2016   Andrea Mayr   Valentina Belotti   Christel Dewalle
2017   Lucy Murigi   Andrea Mayr   Sarah Tunstall
2018   Lucy Murigi   Maude Mathys   Viola Jelagat
2019   Grayson Murphy   Élise Poncet   Phillipa Williams
  • nb Italy's Elisa Desco was the original winner of the 2009 women's race but was later disqualified for erythropoietin (EPO).[4]

Men's short race (defunct)Edit

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1985   Kenny Stuart   Maurizio Simonetti   Luigi Bortoluzzi
1986   Maurizio Simonetti   Fausto Bonzi   Renato Gotti
1987   Fausto Bonzi   Luigi Bortoluzzi   Renato Gotti
1988   Alfonso Vallicella   Hanspeter Näpflin   Wolfgang Münzel
1989   Fausto Bonzi   Colin Donnelly   Martin May
1990   Severino Bernardini   Fausto Bonzi   Lucio Fregona
1991   John Lenihan   Marius Hasler   Woody Schoch
1992   Martin Jones   Renatus Birrer   Robin Bergstrand
Team winner
Year Nation Athletes
1985   Italy Maurizio Simonetti, Luigi Bortoluzzi, Battista Scanzi, Stefano Visini
1986   Italy Maurizio Simonetti, Fausto Bonzi, Renato Gotti, Pier Alberto Tassi
1987   Italy Fausto Bonzi, Luigi Bortoluzzi, Renato Gotti, Alberto Tassi
1988   Italy Alfonso Vallicella, Lucio Fregona, Claudio Galeazzi, Fausto Bonzi
1989   Italy Fausto Bonzi, Claudio Galeazzi, Lucio Fregona
1990   Italy Severino Bernardini, Fausto Bonzi, Lucio Fregona, Giovanni Rossi
1991    Switzerland Marius Hasler, Woody Schoch, Renatus Birrer
1992   England Martin Jones, Robin Bergstrand, Neil Wilkinson

TeamsEdit

In the team rankings, the score is scored considering the top three ranked for each nation (win the team with score fewer points, giving the score for the place scored). But medals are also assigned to the 4th eventual ranking of each country.[5]

MenEdit

Edition Country Athletes
1985   Italy Alfonso Vallicella, Fausto Bonzi, Claudio Simi, Privato Pezzoli
1986   Italy Alfonso Valicella, Costantino Bertolla, Privato Pezzoli. Luigi Bortoluzzi
1987   Italy Pio Tomaselli, Privato Pezzoli, Alfonso Vallicella, Claudio Galeazzi
1988   Italy Dino Tadello, Davide Milesi, Luigi Bortoluzzi, Privato Pezzoli
1989   Italy Costantino Bertolla, Luigi Bortoluzzi, Fabio Ciaponi
1990   Italy Costantino Bertolla, Luigi Bortoluzzi, Fabio Ciaponi, Privato Pezzoli
1991   Italy Costantino Bertolla, Davide Milesi, Marco Toini, Bortolo Saio
1992   France
1993   Italy Costantino Bertolla, Adriano Pezzoli, Antonio Molinari, Fabio Ciaponi, Battista Lizzoli, Lucio Fregona
1994   Italy Galdino Pilot, Costantino Bertolla, Claudio Amati, Andrea Agostini, Roberto Barbi
1995   Italy Lucio Fregona, Marco Toin, Antonio Molinari, Andrea Agostini, Roberto Barbi, Gino Caneva
1996   Italy Antonio Molinari, Severino Bernardini, Lucio Fregona, Massimo Galliano, Costantino Bertolla, Claudio Amati
1997   Italy Marco De Gasperi, Davide Milesi, Lucio Fregona, Antonio Molinari, Carmelo Traini, Danilo Bosio
1998   Italy Antonio Molinari, Davide Milesi, Massimo Galliano, Lucio Fregona, Marco De Gasperi
1999   Italy Marco De Gasperi, Gino Caneva, Lucio Fregona, Antonio Molinari, Simone Lenzi
2000   Italy Sergio Chiesa, Massimo Galliano, Antonio Molinari, Roberto Calandro, Marco De Gasperi, Davide Milesi
2001   Italy Marco De Gasper, Emanuele Manzi, Lucio Fregona, Alessio Rinaldi, Antonio Molinari, Andrea Agostini
2002   Italy Marco Gaiardo, Antonio Molinari, Marco De Gasperi, Emanuele Manzi, Davide Milesi, Alessio Rinaldi
2003   Italy Marco De Gasperi, Marco Gaiardo, Emanuele Manzi, Claudio Cassi, Alessio Rinaldi, Marco Agostini
2004   Italy Marco Gaiardo, Marco De Gasperi, Davide Chicco, Gabriele Abate, Roberto Porro, Antonio Molinari
2005   Italy Gabriele Abate, Davide Chicco, Marco Gaiardo, Emanuele Manzi, Alessio Rinaldi, Antonio Molinari
2006   Eritrea
2007   Italy Marco De Gasperi, Marco GaiardovGabriele Abate, Andrea Regazzoni, Marco Rinaldi, Davide Chicco
2008   Italy Bernard Dematteis, Marco De Gasperi, Marco GaiardovGabriele Abatev Hannes Rungger, Emanuele Manzi
2009   Eritrea
2010   Eritrea
2011   Italy Martin Dematteis, Bernard Dematteis, Marco De Gasperi, Gabriele Abate, Emanuele Manzi, Alex Baldaccini
2012   Eritrea
2013   Uganda
2014   Uganda
2015   Italy Bernard Dematteis, Martin Dematteis, Xavier Chevrier, Alex Baldaccini, Luca Cagnati, Alessandro Rambaldini
2016   United States
2017   Uganda
2018   Uganda Robert Chemonges, Joel Ayeko, Victor Kiplangat
2019   Czech Republic Marek Chrascina, Jan Janů, Jáchym Kovář

WomenEdit

Edition Country Athletes
1985   Italy Chiara Saporetti, Guidina Dal Sasso, Valentina Bottarelli, Sonia Basso
1986    Switzerland Gaby Schütz, Helene Eschler, Karin Möbes, Daniela Salvi
1987   Italy Giuliana Savaris, Maria Cocchetti, Lucia Soranzo. Cristina Porta
1988    Switzerland Gaby Schütz, Christine Tischhauser, Irmgard Steiner, Helen Eschler
1989   Italy Manuela Di Centa, Maria Cocchetti, Giuliana Savaris, Maria Grazia Roberti
1990    Switzerland
1991    Switzerland
1992   Austria
1993   Italy Nives Curti, Maria Grazia Roberti, Valeria Colpo, Antonella Molinari
1994   France
1995   France
1996   France
1997   France
1998   Italy Matilde Ravizza, Maria Grazia Roberti, Rosita Rota Gelpi, Pierangela Baronchelli
1999   Italy Rosita Rota Gelpi, Flavia Gaviglio, Pierangela Baronchelli, Maria Grazia Roberti
2000   New Zealand Melissa Moon, Megan Edhouse, Karen Murphy & Carlene McDonald
2001   Italy Rosita Rota Gelpi, Pierangela Baronchelli, Flavia Gaviglio, Daniela Spilotti
2002   Italy Antonella Confortola, Pierangela Baronchelli, Rosita Rota Gelpi, Vittoria Salvini
2003   Scotland
2004   Italy Rosita Rota Gelpi, Antonella Confortola, Flavia Gaviglio, Matilde Ravizza
2005   Italy Vittoria Salvini, Maria Grazia Roberti, Pierangela Baronchelli, Elisa Desco
2006   United States
2007   United States
2008   Norway
2009   United Kingdom
2010   Italy Valentina Belotti, Antonella Confortola, Maria Grazia Roberti, Alice Gaggi
2011   Italy Ornella Ferrara, Antonella Confortola, Alice Gaggi, Valentina Belotti
2012   United States
2013   Italy Alice Gaggi, Elisa Desco, Antonella Confortola, Samantha Galassi
2014   Italy Alice Gaggi, Elisa Desco, Antonella Confortola, Renate Rungger
2015   Great Britain
2016   Italy Valentina Belotti, Alice Gaggi, Sara Bottarelli, Antonella Confortola
2017   United States
2018   Kenya Lucy Murigi, Viola Jelagat, Joyce Njeru, Purity Gitonga
2019   France Élise Poncet, Christel Dewalle, Anaïs Sabrié, Mathilde Sagnes

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ World Trophy (1985-2008)/World Championships (2009 on): Results, World Mountain Running Association, retrieved March 13, 2013
  2. ^ "Cancellation of 2020 World Championships". World Mountain Running Association.
  3. ^ 32nd WMRA World Mountain Running Championships Bulgaria National Athletic Federation. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  4. ^ Women individual (8.8 km/550 m /68 participants). World Mountain Running Association. Retrieved on 2015-02-04.
  5. ^ "WMastersMRCh Regulations 2017 - WMRA" (PDF). wmra.ch. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
Medalists and editions

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