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2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships


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2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Logo.png
OrganisersIAAF
Edition30th
DateMarch 23/24
Host cityDublin, Leinster, Ireland Republic of Ireland
LocationLeopardstown Racecourse
Nations participating59
Athletes participating664
Races6
Distances11.998 km – Senior men
4.208 km – Men's short
7.974 km – Junior men
7.974 km – Senior women
4.208 km – Women's short
5.962 km – Junior women

The 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 23/24, 2002. The races were held at the Leopardstown Racecourse, Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, near Dublin, Ireland. Reports of the event were given in the New York Times,[1][2] in the Herald,[3][4] and for the IAAF.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

New scores for team results were introduced.

Complete results for senior men,[11][12][13] for senior men's teams,[11][14][15] for men's short race,[16][17][18] for men's short race teams,[16][19][20] for junior men,[21][22][23] for junior men's teams,[21][24][25] senior women,[26][27][28] for senior women's teams,[26][29][30] for women's short race,[31][32][33] for women's short race teams,[31][34][35] for junior women,[36][37][38] for junior women's teams,[36][39][40] medallists,[41] and the results of British athletes who took part[42] were published.

Medallists

EventGoldSilverBronze
Individual
Senior men
(11.998 km)
Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
34:52John Yuda
 Tanzania
34:58Wilberforce Talel
 Kenya
35:20
Men's short
(4.208 km)
Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
12:11Luke Kipkosgei
 Kenya
12:18Haylu Mekonnen
 Ethiopia
12:20
Junior men
(7.974 km)
Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam
 Ethiopia
23:18Abel Cheruiyot
 Kenya
23:19Boniface Kiprop
 Uganda
23:28
Senior women
(7.974 km)
Paula Radcliffe
 United Kingdom
26:55Deena Drossin
 United States
27:04Colleen de Reuck
 United States
27:17
Women's short
(4.208 km)
Edith Masai
 Kenya
13:30Worknesh Kidane
 Ethiopia
13:36Isabella Ochichi
 Kenya
13:39
Junior women
(5.962 km)
Viola Kibiwott
 Kenya
20:13Tirunesh Dibaba
 Ethiopia
20:14Vivian Cheruiyot
 Kenya
20:22
Team
Senior men Kenya18 Ethiopia43 Morocco58
Men's short Kenya20 Ethiopia32 Spain57
Junior men Kenya18 Ethiopia24 Uganda37
Senior women Ethiopia28 United States38 Kenya41
Women's short Ethiopia32 Kenya34 Ireland85
Junior women Kenya13 Ethiopia24 Japan63

Race results

Senior men's race (11.998 km)

For full event details see 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Kenenisa Bekele Ethiopia34:52
2nd, silver medalist(s)John Yuda Tanzania34:58
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Wilberforce Talel Kenya35:20
4Richard Limo Kenya35:26
5Charles Kamathi Kenya35:29
6Albert Chepkurui Kenya35:32
7Abderrahim Goumri Morocco35:43
8Yonas Kifle Eritrea35:47
9Enock Mitei Kenya35:49
10Jaouad Gharib Morocco35:57
11Abdi Abdirahman United States36:03
12Assefa Mezegebu Ethiopia36:06
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Wilberforce Talel3
Richard Limo4
Charles Kamathi5
Albert Chepkurui6
(Enock Mitei)(n/s)
(Hosea Kogo)(n/s)
18
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele1
Assefa Mezegebu11
Habte Jifar15
Fita Bayissa16
(Lemma Alemayehu)(n/s)
(Mesfin Hailu)(n/s)
43
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Morocco
Abderrahim Goumri7
Jaouad Gharib9
Saïd Berrioui19
Elarbi Khattabi23
(Hakim Radouan)(DNF)
58
4 France71
5 United States107
6 Spain121
7 Eritrea141
8 Tanzania146
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result (n/s: nonscorer)

Men's short race (4.208 km)

For full event details see 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Men's short race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Kenenisa Bekele Ethiopia12:11
2nd, silver medalist(s)Luke Kipkosgei Kenya12:18
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Haylu Mekonnen Ethiopia12:20
4Sammy Kipketer Kenya12:26
5Craig Mottram Australia12:27
6Julius Nyamu Kenya12:30
7Antonio Jiménez Spain12:30
8Joseph Kosgei Kenya12:32
9Khalid El Amri Morocco12:33
10Driss Maazouzi France12:34
11Jorge Torres United States12:35
12Saïd El Wardi Morocco12:35
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Luke Kipkosgei2
Sammy Kipketer4
Julius Nyamu6
Joseph Kosgei8
(Abraham Chebii)(n/s)
(Sammy Kiplagat)(n/s)
20
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele1
Haylu Mekonnen3
Mohamed Awol13
Abiyote Abate15
(Million Wolde)(n/s)
(Berhanu Addane)(n/s)
32
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Spain
Antonio Jiménez7
Isaac Viciosa14
Alberto García16
Roberto García20
(José Luis Blanco)(n/s)
(Iván Hierro)(n/s)
57
4 Morocco78
5 United States113
6 France117
7 United Kingdom120
8 Australia120
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result (n/s: nonscorer)

Junior men's race (7.974 km)

For full event details see 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam Ethiopia23:18
2nd, silver medalist(s)Abel Cheruiyot Kenya23:19
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Boniface Kiprop Uganda23:28
4Thomas Kiplitan Kenya23:33
5Eliud Kipchoge Kenya23:39
6Sileshi Sihine Ethiopia23:42
7Nicholas Kemboi Kenya23:48
8Girma Assefa Ethiopia23:49
9Abebe Dinkessa Ethiopia23:50
10Moses Mosop Kenya23:58
11Martin Toroitich Uganda24:05
12Mike Kipyego Kenya24:10
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Abel Cheruiyot2
Thomas Kiplitan4
Eliud Kipchoge5
Nicholas Kemboi7
(Moses Mosop)(n/s)
(Mike Kipyego)(n/s)
18
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam1
Sileshi Sihen6
Girma Assefa8
Abebe Dinkessa9
(Tessema Absher)(n/s)
(Nasdr Abdesa)(n/s)
24
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Uganda
Boniface Kiprop3
Martin Toroitich10
Paul Wakou11
Francis Musani13
37
4 Japan77
5 Morocco89
6 Zambia94
7 United States113
8 Algeria131
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result (n/s: nonscorer)

Senior women's race (7.974 km)

For full event details see 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Paula Radcliffe United Kingdom26:55
2nd, silver medalist(s)Deena Drossin United States27:04
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Colleen de Reuck United States27:17
4Miwako Yamanaka Japan27:19
5Eyerusalem Kuma Ethiopia27:19
6Merima Denboba Ethiopia27:21
7Leila Aman Ethiopia27:25
8Rose Cheruiyot Kenya27:28
9Pamela Chepchumba Kenya27:30
10Teyiba Erkesso Ethiopia27:32
11Leah Malot Kenya27:35
12Jen Rhines United States27:43
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Ethiopia
Eyerusalem Kuma5
Merima Denboba6
Leila Aman7
Teyiba Erkesso10
(Ayelech Worku)(n/s)
(Atalelech Ketema)(n/s)
28
2nd, silver medalist(s) United States
Deena Drossin2
Colleen de Reuck3
Jen Rhines12
Milena Glusac21
(Elva Dryer)(n/s)
(Amy Rudolph)(n/s)
38
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kenya
Rose Cheruiyot8
Pamela Chepchumba9
Leah Malot11
Jane Omoro13
(Jepkorir Ayabei)(n/s)
(Monica Wangari)(n/s)
41
4 Japan67
5 United Kingdom69
6 Portugal84
7 Spain104
8 France121
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result (n/s: nonscorer)

Women's short race (4.208 km)

For full event details see 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Women's short race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Edith Masai Kenya13:30
2nd, silver medalist(s)Worknesh Kidane Ethiopia13:36
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Isabella Ochichi Kenya13:39
4Benita Johnson Australia13:42
5Suzy Favor Hamilton United States13:47
6Abebech Nigussie Ethiopia13:53
7Sonia O'Sullivan Ireland13:55
8Amane Godana Ethiopia14:00
9Rosanna Martin Italy14:01
10Anne Keenan-Buckley Ireland14:03
11Carrie Tollefson United States14:05
12Bouchra Chaâbi Morocco14:06
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Ethiopia
Worknesh Kidane2
Abebech Nigussie6
Amane Godana8
Genet Gebregiorgis16
(Merima Hashim)(n/s)
(Sinkinesh Gudeta)(n/s)
32
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kenya
Edith Masai1
Isabella Ochichi3
Nancy Wambui13
Jane Kiptoo17
(Prisca Ngetich)(n/s)
34
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ireland
Sonia O'Sullivan7
Anne Keenan-Buckley10
Rosemary Ryan18
Maria McCambridge50
(Valerie Vaughan)(n/s)
(Maureen Harrington)(n/s)
85
4 Russia86
5 Australia86
6 United States90
7 Portugal108
8 Morocco133
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result (n/s: nonscorer)

Junior women's race (5.962 km)

For full event details see 2002 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
1st, gold medalist(s)Viola Kibiwott Kenya20:13
2nd, silver medalist(s)Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia20:14
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Vivian Cheruiyot Kenya20:22
4Fridah Domongole Kenya20:23
5Peninah Chepchumba Kenya20:24
6Bezunesh Bekele Ethiopia20:34
7Mestawat Tufa Ethiopia20:40
8Snezana Kostic Yugoslavia20:43
9Melissa Rollison Australia20:50
10Sharon Cherop Kenya20:53
11Yenealem Ayano Ethiopia20:59
12Valentine Koech Kenya21:03
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
1st, gold medalist(s) Kenya
Viola Kibiwott1
Vivian Cheruiyot3
Fridah Domongole4
Peninah Chepchumba5
(Sharon Cherop)(n/s)
(Valentine Koech)(n/s)
13
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ethiopia
Tirunesh Dibaba2
Bezunesh Bekele6
Mestawat Tufa7
Yenealem Ayano9
(Meseret Defar)(n/s)
(Derbe Ayele)(n/s)
24
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Japan
Emi Ikeda10
Chiaki Iwamoto14
Mika Matsumoto17
Ayumi Hashimoto22
(Misaki Katsumata)(n/s)
63
4 Australia77
5 United States87
6 Russia106
7 France128
8 United Kingdom130
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result (n/s: nonscorer)

Medal table (unofficial)

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Kenya63413
2 Ethiopia56112
3 United Kingdom1001
4 United States0213
5 Tanzania0101
6 Uganda0022
7 Ireland0011
 Japan0011
 Morocco0011
 Spain0011
Total12121236
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 664 athletes from 59 countries participated. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[42] The announced athletes from  Angola,  Nigeria,  Palestine, and  Sierra Leone did not show.[12][13][17][18]

See also

References

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External links

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