Close menu

1986 IAAF World Cross Country Championships


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1986_IAAF_World_Cross_Country_Championships
Updated: 2017-06-16T12:54Z
1986 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition14th
DateMarch 23
Host cityColombier, Neuchâtel, Switzerland Switzerland
LocationPlaneyse Colombier
Nations participating57
Athletes participating670
Races3
Distances12 km – Senior men
7.75 km – Junior men
4.65 km – Senior women

The 1986 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Colombier, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, at the Planeyse Colombier on March 23, 1986. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald[1] and in the Evening Times.[2]

Complete results for men,[3] junior men,[4] women,[5] medallists, [6] and the results of British athletes[7] were published.

Medallists

EventGoldSilverBronze
Individual
Senior men
(12 km)
John Ngugi
 Kenya
35:32.9Abebe Mekonnen
 Ethiopia
35:34.8Joseph Kiptum
 Kenya
35:39.8
Junior men
(7.75 km)
Melese Feissa
 Ethiopia
22:47.6Sammy Bitok
 Kenya
22:52.7Demeke Bekele
 Ethiopia
22:56
Senior women
(4.65 km)
Zola Budd
 England
14:49.6Lynn Jennings
 United States
15:07.8Annette Sergent
 France
15:12.2
Team
Senior men Kenya45 Ethiopia119 United States204
Junior men Ethiopia13 Kenya32 Spain52
Senior women England65 New Zealand67 France76

Race results

Senior men's race (12 km)

For full event details see 1986 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)John Ngugi Kenya35:32.9
2nd, silver medalist(s)Abebe Mekonnen Ethiopia35:34.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Joseph Kiptum Kenya35:39.8
4Bekele Debele Ethiopia35:42.6
5Paul Kipkoech Kenya35:47.2
6Pat Porter United States35:48.4
7Kipsubai Koskei Kenya35:54.8
8Some Muge Kenya35:55.7
9Alberto Cova Italy35:58.8
10John Easker United States35:59.9
11Ezequiel Canario Portugal36:03.9
12Thierry Watrice France36:05
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
John Ngugi1
Joseph Kiptum3
Paul Kipkoech5
Kipsubai Koskei7
Some Muge8
Andrew Masai21
(Boniface Merande)(35)
(Joshua Kipkemboi)(43)
(Sisa Kirati)(45)
45
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Abebe Mekonnen2
Bekele Debele4
Wolde Silasse Melkessa26
Mohammed Kedir27
Wodajo Bulti28
Haji Bulbula32
(Chala Urgessa)(36)
(Dereje Nedi)(63)
(Wami Alemayehu)(128)
119
3rd, bronze medalist(s) United States
Pat Porter6
John Easker10
Ed Eyestone13
Bruce Bickford15
Alan Scharsu79
Craig Virgin81
(Jeff Drenth)(87)
(Randy Reina)(99)
(Keith Brantly)(DNF)
204
4 France255
5 Italy256
6 Portugal263
7 Spain297
8 England360
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.75 km)

For full event details see 1986 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Melese Feissa Ethiopia22:47.6
2nd, silver medalist(s)Sammy Bitok Kenya22:52.7
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Demeke Bekele Ethiopia22:56
4Rafera Workench Ethiopia22:57.4
5Ararse Fuffa Ethiopia23:06.1
6Habte Negash Ethiopia23:07.4
7Brahim Boutayeb Morocco23:09.4
8Alejandro Gómez Spain23:17.3
9William Mutwol Kenya23:21.6
10Peter Rono Kenya23:33.7
11David Onwonga Kenya23:35.9
12José Gruneiro Spain23:41.8
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Ethiopia
Melese Feissa1
Demeke Bekele3
Rafera Workench4
Ararse Fuffa5
(Habte Negash)(6)
(Belayneh Tadesse)(16)
13
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kenya
Sammy Bitok2
William Mutwol9
Peter Rono10
David Onwonga11
(John Kiptum)(28)
32
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Spain
Alejandro Gómez8
José Gruneiro12
Anacleto Jiménez13
José Carlos Adán19
(Manuel Martín)(46)
(Mariano Campal)(50)
52
4 Australia91
5 United States94
6 Morocco137
7 Japan152
8 Belgium159
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (4.65 km)

For full event details see 1986 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Zola Budd England14:49.6
2nd, silver medalist(s)Lynn Jennings United States15:07.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Annette Sergent France15:12.2
4Martine Fays France15:14.3
5Rosa Mota Portugal15:15.8
6Nan Doak United States15:22.8
7Christine McMiken New Zealand15:23.6
8Albertina Machado Portugal15:24.4
9Elena Fidatof Romania15:25.3
10Carole Bradford England15:27.5
11Liève Slegers Belgium15:28.3
12Lyudmila Matveyeva Soviet Union15:28.6
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) England
Zola Budd1
Carole Bradford10
Ruth Partridge20
Jane Shields34
(Julie Laughton)(40)
65
2nd, silver medalist(s) New Zealand
Christine McMiken7
Gail Rear18
Mary O'Connor19
Wendy Renner23
(Sue Bruce)(32)
(Debbie Elsmore)(33)
67
3rd, bronze medalist(s) France
Annette Sergent3
Martine Fays4
Anne Viallix26
Jacqueline Lefeuvre43
(Maria Lelut)(44)
(Isabelle Matthys)(70)
76
4 United States82
5 Portugal118
6 West Germany129
7 Soviet Union140
8 Romania140
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Ethiopia2215
 Kenya2215
3 England2002
4 United States0112
5 New Zealand0101
6 France0022
7 Spain0011
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 670 athletes from 57 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ Chaos as Zola leads England to victory - Zola Budd retained the individual title and led England to a controversial team victory at the world cross-country championships in Neuchatel, Switzerland yesterday..., Glasgow Herald, March 24, 1986, p. 12, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  2. ^ Runaway Zola win - Zola Budd led from start to finish to retain her world cross country championship at Neuchatel, Switzerland..., Evening Times, March 24, 1986, p. 17, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Neuchatel Planeyse Colombier Date: Saturday, March 22, 1986, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.8km CC Men - Neuchatel Planeyse Colombier Date: Sunday, March 23, 1986, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (February 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.7km CC Women - Neuchatel Planeyse Colombier Date: Saturday, March 22, 1986, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  6. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013 
  7. ^ 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 

External links

Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization.

Also On Wow

    Advertisement

    Trending Now