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1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships


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1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition15th
DateMarch 22
Host cityWarszawa, Poland Poland
LocationSłużewiec Racecourse
Nations participating47
Athletes participating576
Races3
Distances11.95 km – Senior men
7.05 km – Junior men
5.05 km – Senior women

The 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Warszawa, Poland, at the Służewiec Racecourse on March 22, 1987. 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
(11.95 km)
John Ngugi
 Kenya
36:07Paul Kipkoech
 Kenya
36:07Paul Arpin
 France
36:51
Junior men
(7.05 km)
Wilfred Kirochi
 Kenya
22:18Demeke Bekele
 Ethiopia
22:18Debebe Demisse
 Ethiopia
22:20
Senior women
(5.05 km)
Annette Sergent
 France
16:46Liz Lynch
 Scotland
16:48Ingrid Kristiansen
 Norway
16:51
Team
Senior men Kenya53 England146 Ethiopia161
Junior men Ethiopia19 Kenya20 Japan73
Senior women United States46 France50 Soviet Union55

Race results

Senior men's race (11.95 km)

For full event details see 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)John Ngugi Kenya36:07
2nd, silver medalist(s)Paul Kipkoech Kenya36:07
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Paul Arpin France36:51
4Abebe Mekonnen Ethiopia36:53
5Some Muge Kenya36:54
6Andrew Masai Kenya37:01
7Pat Porter United States37:04
8Paul McCloy Canada37:08
9Bruno Le Stum France37:09
10Dave Clarke England37:10
11Steve Moneghetti Australia37:11
12Ed Eyestone United States37:11
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
John Ngugi1
Paul Kipkoech2
Some Muge5
Andrew Masai6
Moses Tanui18
Sisa Kirati21
(Boniface Merande)(48)
(Samuel Nyangincha)(67)
(Vincent Kibiwott)(123)
53
2nd, silver medalist(s) England
Dave Clarke10
Carl Thackery20
Kevin Forster22
Steve Binns23
Craig Mochrie33
Jonathan Richards38
(Tim Hutchings)(43)
(Paul Roden)(46)
(Martin McLoughlin)(59)
146
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ethiopia
Abebe Mekonnen4
Haji Bulbula17
Wodajo Bulti27
Wolde Silasse Melkessa29
Melese Feissa39
Bekele Debele45
(Habte Negash)(53)
(Chala Urgessa)(70)
(Negatu Seyoum)(96)
161
4 Italy223
5 France245
6 Portugal309
7 Spain340
8 Belgium378
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.05 km)

For full event details see 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Wilfred Kirochi Kenya22:18
2nd, silver medalist(s)Demeke Bekele Ethiopia22:18
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Debebe Demisse Ethiopia22:20
4William Koskei Kenya22:27
5Mathew Rono Kenya22:28
6Aligaz Alemayehu Ethiopia22:28
7Simon Mugglestone England22:33
8Bedile Kibret Ethiopia22:37
9Ararse Fuffa Ethiopia22:39
10Thomas Osano Kenya22:55
11Abel Gisemba Kenya23:01
12Haydar Dogan Turkey23:07
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Ethiopia
Demeke Bekele2
Debebe Demisse3
Aligaz Alemayehu6
Bedile Kibret8
(Ararse Fuffa)(9)
(Tesfayi Dadi)(63)
19
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kenya
Wilfred Kirochi1
William Koskei4
Mathew Rono5
Thomas Osano10
(Abel Gisemba)(11)
(Joseph Otwori)(13)
20
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Japan
Kenji Ayabe14
Yoshinori Yokota18
Masaki Yamamoto20
Hideyuki Matsumoto21
(Riyouki Murakami)(85)
(Yohinori Sato)(92)
73
4 United States120
5 Canada124
6 Spain125
7 Italy171
8 Soviet Union171
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (5.05 km)

For full event details see 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Annette Sergent France16:46
2nd, silver medalist(s)Liz Lynch Scotland16:48
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Ingrid Kristiansen Norway16:51
4Lynn Jennings United States16:55
5Lesley Lehane United States16:57
6Mariana Stanescu Romania17:04
7Cornelia Bürki  Switzerland17:08
8Krishna Wood Australia17:11
9Paula Ivan Romania17:12
10Natalya Sorokivskaya Soviet Union17:13
11Margaret Wairimu Kenya17:14
12Martine Fays France17:19
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) United States
Lynn Jennings4
Lesley Lehane5
Mary Knisely14
Janet Smith23
(Suzanne Girard)(44)
(Sabrina Dornhoefer)(53)
46
2nd, silver medalist(s) France
Annette Sergent1
Martine Fays12
Anne Viallix18
Maria Lelut19
(Patricia Demilly)(25)
(Christine Loiseau)(128)
50
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Soviet Union
Natalya Sorokivskaya10
Olga Bondarenko13
Yelena Romanova15
Marina Rodchenkova17
(Svetlana Ulmasova)(34)
(Natalya Lagunkova)(62)
55
4 Romania94
5 Kenya117
6 Norway143
7 England152
8 Portugal159
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Kenya3205
2 Ethiopia1124
3 France1113
4 United States1001
5 England0101
 Scotland0101
7 Japan0011
 Norway0011
 Soviet Union0011
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 576 athletes from 47 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 23, 1987), Lynch's supreme effort just fails in Polish mud - Liz Lynch gave everything she had, and then found a little more, but it was not quite enough to capture the world cross-country title on the freezing muddy wastes of Sluzewiac racecourse this afternoon..., Glasgow Herald, p. 10, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  2. ^ Sad Lynch comes out second best - Not even the consolidation of the silver medal could bring a smile to the face of Scotland's Liz Lynch after the World Cross Cross Country Championships in Warsaw.., Evening Times, March 23, 1987, p. 17, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Warszawa Sluzewiec Date: Sunday, March 22, 1987, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.1km CC Men - Warszawa Sluzewiec Date: Sunday, March 22, 1987, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 22, 2013 
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 5.1km CC Women - Warszawa Sluzewiec Date: Sunday, March 22, 1987, 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 

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