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1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships


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1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition10th
DateMarch 21
Host cityRome, Italy Italy
LocationIppodromo delle Capannelle
Nations participating33
Athletes participating382
Races3
Distances11.978 km – Senior men
7.926 km – Junior men
4.663 km – Senior women

The 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Rome, Italy, at the Ippodromo delle Capannelle on March 21, 1982. 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
(11.978 km)
Mohammed Kedir
 Ethiopia
33:40.5Alberto Salazar
 United States
33:44.8Rod Dixon
 New Zealand
34:01.8
Junior men
(7.926 km)
Zurbachev Gelaw
 Ethiopia
22:45.3Adugna Lema
 Ethiopia
22:46.6Stefano Mei
 Italy
22:48.7
Senior women
(4.663 km)
Maricica Puică
 Romania
14:38.9Fiţa Lovin
 Romania
14:40.5Grete Waitz
 Norway
14:43.9
Team
Senior men Ethiopia98 England114 Soviet Union257
Junior men Ethiopia12 Italy37 United States70
Senior women Soviet Union44 Italy57 England67

Race results

Senior men's race (11.978 km)

For full event details see 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Mohammed Kedir Ethiopia33:40.5
2nd, silver medalist(s)Alberto Salazar United States33:44.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Rod Dixon New Zealand34:01.8
4Hansjörg Kunze East Germany34:03
5Mike McLeod England34:06.4
6Eshetu Tura Ethiopia34:07.7
7Alberto Cova Italy34:12.8
8Werner Schildhauer East Germany34:17.1
9Dave Clarke England34:19.4
10Rob de Castella Australia34:20.5
11Hugh Jones England34:21
12Wodajo Bulti Ethiopia34:28.5
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Ethiopia
Mohammed Kedir1
Eshetu Tura6
Wodajo Bulti12
Miruts Yifter16
Hana Girma28
Dereje Nedi35
(Girma Berhanu)(66)
(Megersa Tulu)(137)
98
2nd, silver medalist(s) England
Mike McLeod5
Dave Clarke9
Hugh Jones11
Julian Goater18
Steve Kenyon22
Karl Harrison49
(Barry Knight)(65)
(Kevin Forster)(67)
(Peter Standing)(124)
114
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Soviet Union
Aleksandr Antipov19
Valeriy Sapon24
Enn Sellik45
Viktor Chumakov46
Yevgeniy Okorokov52
Toomas Turb71
(Sergey Navolokin)(83)
(Igor Yefimov)(114)
257
4 Kenya271
5 Spain280
6 United States300
7 Portugal328
8 West Germany330
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.926 km)

For full event details see 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Zurbachev Gelaw Ethiopia22:45.3
2nd, silver medalist(s)Adugna Lema Ethiopia22:46.6
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Stefano Mei Italy22:48.7
4Hunde Kume Ethiopia22:50.5
5Teka Mekonnen Ethiopia22:56.2
6Francesco Panetta Italy23:08.4
7Salvatore Nicosia Italy23:09.2
8Jonathan Richards England23:11.4
9Gonfa Negere Ethiopia23:14.3
10Bekele Debele Ethiopia23:19.7
11John Easker United States23:25
12Francisco Espejo Spain23:29.7
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Ethiopia
Zurbachev Gelaw1
Adugna Lema2
Hunde Kume4
Teka Mekonnen5
(Gonfa Negere)(9)
(Bekele Debele)(10)
12
2nd, silver medalist(s) Italy
Stefano Mei3
Francesco Panetta6
Salvatore Nicosia7
Ranieri Carenza21
(Sergio Bruni)(39)
(Marco Gozzano)(58)
37
3rd, bronze medalist(s) United States
John Easker11
Tom Ansberry14
George Nicholas22
Joe Stinzi23
(Jonathan Knight)(46)
(Mike Kubitschek)(56)
70
4 Spain72
5 Canada95
6 England100
7 Morocco138
8 Soviet Union146
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (4.663 km)

For full event details see 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Maricica Puică Romania14:38.9
2nd, silver medalist(s)Fiţa Lovin Romania14:40.5
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Grete Waitz Norway14:43.9
4Agnese Possamai Italy14:46.9
5Dianne Rodger New Zealand14:49.2
6Ingrid Kristiansen Norway14:50.9
7Yelena Sipatova Soviet Union14:51.9
8Raisa Smekhnova Soviet Union14:55.5
9Nadia Dandolo Italy14:57.9
10Jan Merrill United States14:59.5
11Tatyana Pozdnyakova Soviet Union15:00.1
12Kate Wiley Canada15:01
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Soviet Union
Yelena Sipatova7
Raisa Smekhnova8
Tatyana Pozdnyakova11
Galina Zakharova18
(Alla Yushina)(29)
44
2nd, silver medalist(s) Italy
Agnese Possamai4
Nadia Dandolo9
Cristina Tomasini19
Rita Marchisio25
(Margherita Gargano)(35)
(Gabriella Dorio)((DNF))
57
3rd, bronze medalist(s) England
Ann Ford13
Paula Fudge14
Jane Furniss16
Ruth Smeeth24
(Christina Boxer)(41)
(Sandra Arthurton)(48)
67
4 United States70
5 Canada104
6 Norway126
7 Spain132
8 France158
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Ethiopia4105
2 Romania1102
3 Soviet Union1012
4 Italy0213
5 England0112
 United States0112
7 New Zealand0011
 Norway0011
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 382 athletes from 33 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Cross-country - Ethiopians won both men's titles in the world cross-country championships in Rome yesterday when Mohamed Kedir led the seniors and Zurubachew Gelawa the juniors..., Glasgow Herald, March 22, 1982, p. 15, retrieved October 20, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Roma Hippodromo della Campanelle Date: Sunday, March 21, 1982, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 20, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.9km CC Men - Roma Hippodromo della Campanelle Date: Sunday, March 21, 1982, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 20, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (February 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.7km CC Women - Roma Hippodromo della Campanelle Date: Sunday, March 21, 1982, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 20, 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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