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1988 IAAF World Cross Country Championships


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1988 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition16th
DateMarch 26
Host cityAuckland, New Zealand New Zealand
LocationEllerslie Racecourse
Nations participating41
Athletes participating441
Races3
Distances12 km – Senior men
8.031 km – Junior men
5.962 km – Senior women

The 1988 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Auckland, New Zealand, at the Ellerslie Racecourse on March 26, 1988. 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)
John Ngugi
 Kenya
34:32Paul Kipkoech
 Kenya
34:54Kipsubai Koskei
 Kenya
35:07
Junior men
(8.031 km)
Wilfred Kirochi
 Kenya
23:25Alfonce Muindi
 Kenya
23:39Bedile Kibret
 Ethiopia
23:41
Senior women
(5.962 km)
Ingrid Kristiansen
 Norway
19:04Angela Tooby
 United Kingdom
19:23Annette Sergent
 France
19:29
Team
Senior men Kenya23 Ethiopia103 France134
Junior men Kenya12 Ethiopia33 Spain61
Senior women Soviet Union51 United Kingdom61 France72

Race results

Senior men's race (12 km)

For full event details see 1988 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)John Ngugi Kenya34:32
2nd, silver medalist(s)Paul Kipkoech Kenya34:54
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Kipsubai Koskei Kenya35:07
4Boniface Merande Kenya35:22
5Abebe Mekonnen Ethiopia35:25
6Moses Tanui Kenya35:25
7Joseph Kiptum Kenya35:46
8Kip Rono Kenya35:46
9Some Muge Kenya35:48
10Haji Bulbula Ethiopia35:49
11Paul Arpin France35:51
12Habte Negash Ethiopia35:54
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
John Ngugi1
Paul Kipkoech2
Kipsubai Koskei3
Boniface Merande4
Moses Tanui6
Joseph Kiptum7
(Kip Rono)(8)
(Some Muge)(9)
(Daniel Mutai)(99)
23
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Abebe Mekonnen5
Haji Bulbula10
Habte Negash12
Debebe Demisse20
Melese Feissa23
Chala Kelele33
(Tena Negere)(38)
(Wolde Silasse Melkessa)(64)
(Bekele Debele)(83)
103
3rd, bronze medalist(s) France
Paul Arpin11
Steve Tunstall14
Jean-Louis Prianon17
Joël Lucas25
Cyrille Laventure30
Bruno Levant37
(Thierry Pantel)(39)
(Dominique Delattre)(56)
(Pierre Levisse)(146)
134
4 United Kingdom228
5 Italy272
6 Spain277
7 United States285
8 Australia292
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8.031 km)

For full event details see 1988 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Wilfred Kirochi Kenya23:25
2nd, silver medalist(s)Alfonce Muindi Kenya23:39
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Bedile Kibret Ethiopia23:41
4Mathew Rono Kenya23:51
5Thomas Makini Kenya23:54
6William Koskei Kenya24:03
7Demeke Bekele Ethiopia24:17
8Juan Abad Spain24:35
9Noureddine Morceli Algeria24:45
10Tadelle Abebe Ethiopia24:48
11Zoltán Káldy Hungary24:52
12Andrea Erni  Switzerland24:56
Full results

:Cosmas Ndeti of  Kenya finished 2nd in 23:31 min, but was disqualified.

Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Wilfred Kirochi1
Alfonce Muindi2
Mathew Rono4
Thomas Makini5
(William Koskei)(6)
12
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Bedile Kibret3
Demeke Bekele7
Tadelle Abebe10
Lemi Erpassa13
(Tesfayi Dadi)(17)
33
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Spain
Juan Abad8
Fermín Cacho15
Mariano Campal16
Jesús Gálvez22
(Ricardo Castaño)(41)
(David Pujolar)(53)
61
4 Japan83
5 United States115
6 Australia128
7 New Zealand152
8 Algeria152
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (5.962 km)

For full event details see 1988 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Ingrid Kristiansen Norway19:04
2nd, silver medalist(s)Angela Tooby United Kingdom19:23
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Annette Sergent France19:29
4Lynn Jennings United States19:38
5Albertina Machado Portugal19:38
6Yelena Romanova Soviet Union19:41
7Regina Chistyakova Soviet Union19:41
8Liève Slegers Belgium19:44
9Jill Hunter United Kingdom19:46
10Maria Curatolo Italy19:46
11Marie-Pierre Duros France19:49
12Susan Sirma Kenya19:50
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Soviet Union
Yelena Romanova6
Regina Chistyakova7
Marina Rodchenkova18
Olga Bondarenko20
(Natalya Lagunkova)(39)
(Lyudmila Matveyeva)(59)
51
2nd, silver medalist(s) United Kingdom
Angela Tooby2
Jill Hunter9
Susan Tooby16
Fiona Truman34
(Sonia Vinall)(48)
(Laura Wight)(84)
61
3rd, bronze medalist(s) France
Annette Sergent3
Marie-Pierre Duros11
Patricia Demilly28
Rosario Murcia30
(Maria Lelut)(35)
(Christine Loiseau)(75)
72
4 United States88
5 Canada91
6 Kenya122
7 Portugal126
8 China152
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Kenya4217
2 Norway1001
 Soviet Union1001
4 Ethiopia0213
5 United Kingdom0202
6 France0033
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 4401 athletes from 41 countries, two athletes (senior men) less than the official number published.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 28, 1988), Cross-country in Britain could be running out of time - The World Championships in Auckland may have signalled the beginning of the death of cross-country running in Britain..., Glasgow Herald, p. 9, retrieved October 23, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Auckland Elleslie Date: Saturday, March 26, 1988, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 23, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 8.0km CC Men - Auckland Elleslie Date: Saturday, March 26, 1988, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 23, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.0km CC Women - Auckland Elleslie Date: Saturday, March 26, 1988, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 23, 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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