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1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships


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Updated: 2017-06-16T12:55Z
1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition19th
DateMarch 24
Host cityAntwerpen, Antwerpen Province, Belgium Belgium
LocationLinkeroever Racecourse
Nations participating51
Athletes participating633
Races4
Distances11.764 km – Senior men
8.415 km – Junior men
6.425 km – Senior women
4.435 km – Junior women

The 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Antwerpen, Belgium, at the Linkeroever Racecourse on March 24, 1991. A report on the event was given in the New York Times.[1]

Complete results for senior men,[2] junior men,[3] senior women,[4] junior women,[5] medallists, [6] and the results of British athletes[7] were published.

Medallists

EventGoldSilverBronze
Individual
Senior men
(11.764 km)
Khalid Skah
 Morocco
33:53Moses Tanui
 Kenya
33:54Simon Karori
 Kenya
33:54
Junior men
(8.415 km)
Andrew Sambu
 Tanzania
23:59Mumo Muindi
 Kenya
24:04Fita Bayissa
 Ethiopia
24:04
Senior women
(6.425 km)
Lynn Jennings
 United States
20:24Derartu Tulu
 Ethiopia
20:27Liz McColgan
 United Kingdom
20:28
Junior women
(4.435 km)
Lydia Cheromei
 Kenya
13:59Jane Ekimat
 Kenya
14:20Melody Fairchild
 United States
14:28
Team
Senior men Kenya38 Ethiopia104 Spain198
Junior men Kenya19 Ethiopia26 Tanzania54
Senior women Kenya36 Ethiopia36 Soviet Union48
Junior women Kenya18 Ethiopia40 Japan43

Race results

Senior men's race (11.764 km)

For full event details see 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Khalid Skah Morocco33:53
2nd, silver medalist(s)Moses Tanui Kenya33:54
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Simon Karori Kenya33:54
4Richard Chelimo Kenya33:57
5Ondoro Osoro Kenya33:57
6Stephenson Nyamau Kenya34:01
7Chala Kelele Ethiopia34:06
8Ezequiel Bitok Kenya34:19
9Addis Abebe Ethiopia34:24
10Hammou Boutayeb Morocco34:28
11Boniface Merande Kenya34:31
12William Mutwol Kenya34:32
Full results

: Athlete marked in the results list[2] as nonscorer.

Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Moses Tanui2
Simon Karori3
Richard Chelimo4
Stephenson Nyamau6
Boniface Merande11
William Mutwol12
(William Koech)(24)
(Andrew Masai)(34)
(John Ngugi)(DNF)
38
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Chala Kelele7
Addis Abebe9
Melese Feissa13
Tekeye Gebrselassie22
Bedile Kibret23
Habte Negash30
(Nigousse Urge)(80)
(Feyissa Abebe)(91)
104
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Spain
Alejandro Gómez14
Martín Fiz20
José Carlos Adán25
José Manuel García31
Antonio Serrano37
Abel Antón71
(Antonio Prieto)(98)
(Constantino Esparcia)(119)
(Juan Carlos Paul)(163)
198
4 Portugal233
5 Morocco265
6 United Kingdom281
7 Italy336
8 Soviet Union409
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8.415 km)

For full event details see 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Andrew Sambu Tanzania23:59
2nd, silver medalist(s)Mumo Muindi Kenya24:04
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Fita Bayissa Ethiopia24:04
4Joseph Kibor Kenya24:09
5Fekadu Degefu Ethiopia24:12
6Josephat Kiprono Kenya24:17
7Ismael Kirui Kenya24:19
8Haile Gebrselassie Ethiopia24:23
9Mark Kipsang Too Kenya24:23
10Desta Asgedom Ethiopia24:29
11Abraham Assefa Ethiopia24:29
12Francis Metta Tanzania25:07
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Mumo Muindi2
Joseph Kibor4
Josephat Kiprono6
Ismael Kirui7
(Mark Kipsang Too)(9)
19
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Fita Bayissa3
Fekadu Degefu5
Haile Gebrselassie8
Desta Asgedom10
(Abraham Assefa)(11)
(Ayele Mezegebu)(13)
(Bedaso Turbe)(DNF)
26
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Tanzania
Andrew Sambu1
Francis Metta12
Onesmo Ludago18
Juma Ninga23
54
4 Morocco76
5 Japan102
6 Algeria109
7 United Kingdom165
8 Spain175
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.425 km)

For full event details see 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Lynn Jennings United States20:24
2nd, silver medalist(s)Derartu Tulu Ethiopia20:27
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Liz McColgan United Kingdom20:28
4Luchia Yeshak Ethiopia20:29
5Jane Ngotho Kenya20:30
6Albertina Dias Portugal20:40
7Susan Sirma Kenya20:46
8Yelena Romanova Soviet Union20:50
9Margaret Ngotho Kenya20:55
10Marcianne Mukamurenzi Rwanda20:57
11Natalya Sorokivskaya Soviet Union20:57
12Fatuma Roba Ethiopia21:01
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Jane Ngotho5
Susan Sirma7
Margaret Ngotho9
Pauline Konga15
(Hellen Chepngeno)(46)
36
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Derartu Tulu2
Luchia Yeshak4
Fatuma Roba12
Merima Denboba18
(Tigist Moreda)(20)
(Berhane Adere)(34)
36
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Soviet Union
Yelena Romanova8
Natalya Sorokivskaya11
Nadezhda Galyamova13
Marina Rodchenkova16
(Olga Nazarkina)(23)
(Nadezhda Ilyina)(24)
48
4 United States77
5 United Kingdom104
6 Portugal145
7 Romania148
8 France175
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.435 km)

For full event details see 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Lydia Cheromei Kenya13:59
2nd, silver medalist(s)Jane Ekimat Kenya14:20
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Melody Fairchild United States14:28
4Azumi Miyazaki Japan14:30
5Gete Wami Ethiopia14:33
6Catherine Kirui Kenya14:34
7Hayley Haining United Kingdom14:36
8Minori Hayakari Japan14:42
9Lina Chesire Kenya14:43
10Emebet Shiferaw Ethiopia14:45
11Egigayehu Worku Ethiopia14:46
12Akiko Kato Japan14:47
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Lydia Cheromei1
Jane Ekimat2
Catherine Kirui6
Lina Chesire9
(Ann Mwangi)(34)
18
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Gete Wami5
Emebet Shiferaw10
Egigayehu Worku11
Muluwork Kassa14
(Kore Alemu)(16)
(Genet Gebregiorgis)(28)
(Alemitu Bekele)(DNF)
40
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Japan
Azumi Miyazaki4
Minori Hayakari8
Akiko Kato12
Natsue Koikawa19
(Shiho Okayama)(20)
(Hozumi Otani)(41)
43
4 United Kingdom82
5 United States88
6 Australia99
7 Ecuador114
8 Poland181
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Kenya5319
2 Tanzania1012
 United States1012
4 Morocco1001
5 Ethiopia0516
6 Japan0011
 Soviet Union0011
 Spain0011
 United Kingdom0011
Total88824
  • 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 633 athletes from 51 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ Bloom, Marc (March 25, 1991), CROSS COUNTRY; Jennings Retains World Title, New York Times, retrieved October 16, 2013 
  2. ^ a b Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 11.8km CC Men - Antwerpen Linkerover Date: Sunday, March 24, 1991, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 24, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 8.4km CC Men - Antwerpen Linkerover Date: Sunday, March 24, 1991, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 24, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.4km CC Women - Antwerpen Linkerover Date: Sunday, March 24, 1991, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 24, 2013 
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (February 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.4km CC Women - Antwerpen Linkerover Date: Sunday, March 24, 1991, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 24, 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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