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1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships


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1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition4th
DateFebruary 28
Host cityChepstow, Gwent, Wales Wales
LocationChepstow Racecourse
Nations participating21
Athletes participating306
Races3
Distances12 km – Senior men
7.8 km – Junior men
4.8 km – Senior women

The 1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Chepstow, Wales, at the Chepstow Racecourse on February 28, 1976. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

Complete results for men,[2] junior men,[3] women,[4] medallists, [5] and the results of British athletes[6] were published.

Medallists

EventGoldSilverBronze
Individual
Senior men
(12 km)
Carlos Lopes
 Portugal
34:47.8Tony Simmons
 England
35:04Bernie Ford
 England
35:07
Junior men
(7.8 km)
Eric Hulst
 United States
23:53.8Thom Hunt
 United States
24:06.8Nat Muir
 Scotland
24:17
Senior women
(4.8 km)
Carmen Valero
 Spain
16:19.4Tatyana Kazankina
 Soviet Union
16:39Gabriella Dorio
 Italy
16:56
Team
Senior men England90 Belgium118 France187
Junior men United States16 Spain60 England91
Senior women Soviet Union33 Italy59 United States64

Race results

Senior men's race (12 km)

For full event details see 1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Carlos Lopes Portugal34:47.8
2nd, silver medalist(s)Tony Simmons England35:04
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Bernie Ford England35:07
4Karel Lismont Belgium35:08
5Detlef Uhlemann West Germany35:09
6Enn Sellik Soviet Union35:17
7Gary Tuttle United States35:19
8Franco Fava Italy35:21
9Jacques Boxberger France35:24
10Tapio Kantanen Finland35:28
11Mariano Haro Spain35:28
12Vladimir Merkushin Soviet Union35:30
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) England
Tony Simmons2
Bernie Ford3
David Slater15
Grenville Tuck16
David Black26
Mike Tagg28
(Steve Kenyon)(47)
(Andy Holden)(112)
(Dennis Coates)(129)
90
2nd, silver medalist(s) Belgium
Karel Lismont4
Gaston Roelants13
Hendrik Schoofs17
Eddy Rombaux19
Willy Polleunis27
Robert Lismont38
(Eric De Beck)(49)
(Gilbert Maesschalk)(65)
(Eddy Van Mullem)(97)
118
3rd, bronze medalist(s) France
Jacques Boxberger9
Lucien Rault18
Jean-Paul Gomez25
Jean-Luc Paugam32
Dominique Coux46
Alex Gonzalez57
(Radhouane Bouster)(63)
(Patrick Martin)(71)
(Pierre Levisse)(90)
187
4 Soviet Union219
5 Italy224
6 United States243
7 West Germany292
8 Wales304
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.8 km)

For full event details see 1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Eric Hulst United States23:53.8
2nd, silver medalist(s)Thom Hunt United States24:06.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Nat Muir Scotland24:17
4Thierry Watrice France24:23
5Alberto Salazar United States24:36
6Yahia Hadka Morocco24:38
7Nick Lees England24:42
8Don Moses United States24:43
9Santiago Llorente Spain24:45
10Harry Servranckx Belgium24:46
11Marty Froelick United States24:47
12José Luis González Spain24:49
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) United States
Eric Hulst1
Thom Hunt2
Alberto Salazar5
Don Moses8
(Marty Froelick)(11)
(Ralph Serna)(19)
16
2nd, silver medalist(s) Spain
Santiago Llorente9
José Luis González12
Rafael Nunez15
Antonio Prieto24
(José Calderón)(40)
60
3rd, bronze medalist(s) England
Nick Lees7
Jeremy Lothian26
Nigel Field27
Nick Brawn31
(Paul Bettridge)(46)
(David Murphy)(57)
91
4 Italy97
5 Morocco107
6 West Germany115
7 Canada120
8 Belgium125
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (4.8 km)

For full event details see 1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Carmen Valero Spain16:19.4
2nd, silver medalist(s)Tatyana Kazankina Soviet Union16:39
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Gabriella Dorio Italy16:56
4Ann Yeoman England16:57
5Renata Pentlinowska Poland17:00
6Joëlle Debrouwer France17:01
7Lynn Bjorklund United States17:02
8Giana Romanova Soviet Union17:03
9Mary Stewart Scotland17:04
10Margherita Gargano Italy17:05
11Tatyana Galstyan Soviet Union17:06
12Raisa Katyukova Soviet Union17:07
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Soviet Union
Tatyana Kazankina2
Giana Romanova8
Tatyana Galstyan11
Raisa Katyukova12
(Olga Dvirna)(29)
33
2nd, silver medalist(s) Italy
Gabriella Dorio3
Margherita Gargano10
Silvana Cruciata15
Cristina Tomasini31
(Sonia Basso)(57)
59
3rd, bronze medalist(s) United States
Lynn Bjorklund7
Doris Heritage17
Debbie Quatier19
Judy Graham21
(Paula Neppel)(24)
(Cheryl Bridges)(38)
64
4 England78
5 Poland87
6 France107
7 Belgium120
8 Ireland122
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States2114
2 England1124
3 Spain1102
4 Soviet Union1102
5 Portugal1001
6 Italy0112
7 Belgium0101
8 France0011
 Scotland0011
Total66618
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

Participation

An unofficial count yields the participation of 306 athletes from 21 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Marshall, Ron (March 1, 1976), Scots are left behind in big race - When England walked off with the team awards at the first International Cross-Country Championship, in 1903 at Hamilton, a Scottish official, in writing of the trophy up for annual competition, said: "It is very handsome and I am only sorry that so far as Scotland is concerned we have probably seen the last of it for a number of years"..., Glasgow Herald, p. 17, retrieved October 17, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Chepstow Date: Saturday, February 28, 1976, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 17, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.8km CC Men - Chepstow Date: Saturday, February 28, 1976, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 17, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (February 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.8km CC Women - Chepstow Date: Saturday, February 28, 1976, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 17, 2013 
  5. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013 
  6. ^ a b 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 9, 2013 

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