1978 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race

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Senior men's race at the 1978 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 6th
Date March 25
Host city Glasgow, Scotland Scotland
Location Bellahouston Park
Nations participating 21
Athletes participating 168
Races 1
Distances 12.3 km – Senior men

The Senior men's race at the 1978 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Glasgow, Scotland, at the Bellahouston Park on March 25, 1978. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

Complete results,[2] medallists, [3] and the results of British athletes[4] were published.

Race results[edit]

Senior men's race (12.3 km)[edit]

Individual[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 John Treacy  Ireland 39:25
2 Aleksandr Antipov  Soviet Union 39:28
3 Karel Lismont  Belgium 39:32
4 Tony Simmons  England 39:51
5 Guy Arbogast  United States 39:52
6 Craig Virgin  United States 39:54
7 Nat Muir  Scotland 40:00
8 Franco Fava  Italy 40:03
9 Enn Sellik  Soviet Union 40:08
10 Pierre Levisse  France 40:15
11 Steve Jones  Wales 40:15
12 Adelaziz Bouguerra  Tunisia 40:16
13 Lucien Rault  France 40:19
14 Gerry Deegan  Ireland 40:22
15 Jon Wild  England 40:25
16 Christoph Herle  West Germany 40:25
17 Luigi Zarcone  Italy 40:25
18 Radhouane Bouster  France 40:25
19 Andrew McKean  Scotland 40:29
20 Greg Meyer  United States 40:31
21 Leonid Moseyev  Soviet Union 40:35
22 Peter Baker  Wales 40:36
23 Hendrik Schoofs  Belgium 40:37
24 Allister Hutton  Scotland 40:42
25 Aleksandr Fedotkin  Soviet Union 40:42
26 Eric de Beck  Belgium 40:43
27 Santiago de la Parte  Spain 40:45
28 Neil Coupland  England 40:46
29 Jeff Wells  United States 40:47
30 Mike McLeod  England 40:48
31 Danny McDaid  Ireland 40:52
32 Alex Gonzalez  France 40:56
33 Eddie Leddy  Ireland 40:56
34 Michelangelo Arena  Italy 40:58
35 Thierry Watrice  France 40:58
36 Alex Hagelsteens  Belgium 40:58
37 Günther Zahn  West Germany 41:03
38 Rudi Schoofs  Belgium 41:06
39 Hans-Jürgen Orthmann  West Germany 41:08
40 Ken Newton  England 41:08
41 Michael Karst  West Germany 41:15
42 Steve Kenyon  England 41:16
43 Jean-Paul Gomez  France 41:18
44 Bill Rodgers  United States 41:20
45 Aniceto Simoes  Portugal 41:21
46 Manfred Schoeneberg  West Germany 41:22
47 Marc Smet  Belgium 41:23
48 Graham Tuck  England 41:26
49 Geert de Smet  Belgium 41:33
50 Donal Walsh  Ireland 41:33
51 Fernando Cerrada  Spain 41:34
52 Mike Roche  United States 41:35
53 Cándido Alario  Spain 41:37
54 Mohamed Zaidi  Tunisia 41:40
55 Aleksandr Kuznetsov  Soviet Union 41:44
56 Alwyn Dewhirst  England 41:44
57 Ivan Parluy  Soviet Union 41:44
58 José Luis González  Spain 41:46
59 Antonio Prieto  Spain 41:46
60 Neil Cusack  Ireland 41:48
61 Wolf-Dieter Poschmann  West Germany 41:49
62 Bernie Ford  England 41:50
63 Jean-Luc Paugam  France 41:50
64 Jean-Luc Lemire  France 41:52
65 Dietmar Millonig  Austria 41:52
66 Arturo Iacona  Italy 41:59
67 Frank Clement  Scotland 42:00
68 Peter Lindtner  Austria 42:01
69 Sergey Olizarenko  Soviet Union 42:03
70 Anelio Bocci  Italy 42:06
71 Ray Treacy  Ireland 42:07
72 Marc Hunter  United States 42:08
73 Charles Vigil  United States 42:10
74 Henk Mentink  Netherlands 42:11
75 Michael Lane  Wales 42:11
76 Rafael Nunez  Spain 42:14
77 Dennis Fowles  Wales 42:14
78 Anacleto Pinto  Portugal 42:20
79 David Hopkins  Wales 42:22
80 Paul Lawther  Northern Ireland 42:26
81 Michele Cinà  Italy 42:27
82 Helder de Jesús  Portugal 42:28
83 Jo Schout  Netherlands 42:29
84 Ian Gilmour  Scotland 42:32
85 Abdelkrim Djelassi  Tunisia 42:32
86 Greg Hannon  Northern Ireland 42:33
87 Eddy Rombaux  Belgium 42:34
88 John McLaughlin  Northern Ireland 42:35
89 Piet Vonck  Netherlands 42:37
90 John Graham  Scotland 42:38
91 Gunnar Holm  Sweden 42:39
92 Bram Wassenaar  Netherlands 42:40
93 Lahcen El Hachmi  Morocco 42:40
94 Gerhard Hartmann  Austria 42:40
95 Mohamed Naoumi  Morocco 42:40
96 José Sena  Portugal 42:42
97 Laurence Reilly  Scotland 42:48
98 Dic Evans  Wales 42:51
99 Bobb Thomas  United States 42:54
100 Mansour Guettaya  Tunisia 42:54
101 Cherif Hannchi  Tunisia 42:56
102 Hussein Soltani  Tunisia 42:59
103 Peter Weigt  West Germany 43:00
104 Tony Brien  Ireland 43:02
105 Dominique Coux  France 43:02
106 David Gillanders  Sweden 43:02
107 Tonni Luttikhold  Netherlands 43:05
108 Ali Laanaya  Morocco 43:06
109 Clive Thomas  Wales 43:07
110 Nil Lavallee  Canada 43:08
111 Juan Manuel Sanchez Perez  Spain 43:11
112 Peter Moore  Canada 43:12
113 Ali Gammoudi  Tunisia 43:23
114 Jim Brown  Scotland 43:24
115 Carlos Tavares  Portugal 43:25
116 Abdelkader Zaddem  Tunisia 43:28
117 Tommie Pearson  Canada 43:31
118 Wolfgang Konrad  Austria 43:33
119 Gerry Hannon  Northern Ireland 43:35
120 Mikhail Ulymov  Soviet Union
121 Erwin Wagger  Austria 43:41
122 Francisco Sánchez  Spain 43:42
123 Omar Anassi  Morocco 43:47
124 Tom Price  Northern Ireland 43:48
125 Richard Samuels  Wales 43:50
126 Peter Griffiths  Wales 43:52
127 José Abreu  Portugal 43:54
128 Josef Steiner  Austria 43:56
129 Abdeslam Outmani  Morocco 43:56
130 Dahou Belghazi  Morocco 43:58
131 Desmond McGann  Ireland 43:59
132 Rod Stone  Northern Ireland 44:03
133 Santiago Llorente  Spain 44:04
134 Mohamed Faquire  Morocco 44:07
135 Peet-Jan van Zyl  Netherlands 44:11
136 Norihiro Shinchi  Japan 44:29
137 Peter Pfeifenberger  Austria 44:31
138 Siglus Jonsson  Iceland 44:37
139 Mustapha Oulghazi  Morocco 44:42
140 Haddou Jaddour  Morocco 44:51
141 Akira Degouchi  Japan 45:05
142 Dave Welcher  Canada 45:07
143 Paul Williams  Canada 45:13
144 John White  Northern Ireland 45:14
145 Agust Thorsteinsson  Iceland 45:17
146 Chris McCubbins  Canada 45:27
147 Kazuyuki Ogane  Japan 45:30
148 Norikatsu Terui  Japan 45:30
149 Takaki Hata  Japan 45:32
150 Mike Teer  Northern Ireland 45:40
151 Tetsuji Ito  Japan 45:43
152 Yushin Kamuro  Japan 45:54
153 Aidan Donaldson  Northern Ireland 46:34
154 Haruyuki Tanaka  Japan 46:38
155 Ágúst Ásgeirsson  Iceland 47:12
156 Mineteru Sakamoto  Japan 48:46
157 Sigurdur Sigmundsson  Iceland 49:56
158 Harfteinn Oskarsson  Iceland 50:13
159 Einar Gudmundsson  Iceland
Dan Glans  Sweden DNF
Jos Hermens  Netherlands DNF
Carlos Lopes  Portugal DNF
Fernando Mamede  Portugal DNF
Venanzio Ortis  Italy DNF
Willy Polleunis  Belgium DNF
Michael Lederer  West Germany DNF
Carlos Cabral  Portugal DNF
Philip Dolan  Scotland DNF

Teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
1  France
Pierre Levisse 10
Lucien Rault 13
Radhouane Bouster 18
Alex Gonzalez 32
Thierry Watrice 35
Jean-Paul Gomez 43
(Jean-Luc Paugam) (63)
(Jean-Luc Lemire) (64)
(Dominique Coux) (105)
151
2  United States
Guy Arbogast 5
Craig Virgin 6
Greg Meyer 20
Jeff Wells 29
Bill Rodgers 44
Mike Roche 52
(Marc Hunter) (72)
(Charles Vigil) (73)
(Bobb Thomas) (99)
156
3  England
Tony Simmons 4
Jon Wild 15
Neil Coupland 28
Mike McLeod 30
Ken Newton 40
Steve Kenyon 42
(Graham Tuck) (48)
(Alwyn Dewhirst) (56)
(Bernie Ford) (62)
159
4  Soviet Union
Aleksandr Antipov 2
Enn Sellik 9
Leonid Moseyev 21
Aleksandr Fedotkin 25
Aleksandr Kuznetsov 55
Ivan Parluy 57
(Sergey Olizarenko) (69)
(Mikhail Ulymov) (120)
169
5  Belgium
Karel Lismont 3
Hendrik Schoofs 23
Eric de Beck 26
Alex Hagelsteens 36
Rudi Schoofs 38
Marc Smet 47
(Geert de Smet) (49)
(Eddy Rombaux) (87)
(Willy Polleunis) (DNF)
173
6  Ireland
John Treacy 1
Gerry Deegan 14
Danny McDaid 31
Eddie Leddy 33
Donal Walsh 50
Neil Cusack 60
(Ray Treacy) (71)
(Tony Brien) (104)
(Desmond McGann) (131)
189
7  West Germany
Christoph Herle 16
Günther Zahn 37
Hans-Jürgen Orthmann 39
Michael Karst 41
Manfred Schoeneberg 46
Wolf-Dieter Poschmann 61
(Peter Weigt) (103)
(Michael Lederer) (DNF)
240
8  Italy
Franco Fava 8
Luigi Zarcone 17
Michelangelo Arena 34
Arturo Iacona 66
Anelio Bocci 70
Michele Cinà 81
(Venanzio Ortis) (DNF)
276
9  Scotland
Nat Muir 7
Andrew McKean 19
Allister Hutton 24
Frank Clement 67
Ian Gilmour 84
John Graham 90
(Laurence Reilly) (97)
(Jim Brown) (114)
(Philip Dolan) (DNF)
291
10  Spain
Santiago de la Parte 27
Fernando Cerrada 51
Cándido Alario 53
José Luis González 58
Antonio Prieto 59
Rafael Nunez 76
(Juan Manuel Sanchez Perez) (111)
(Francisco Sánchez) (122)
(Santiago Llorente) (133)
324
11  Wales
Steve Jones 11
Peter Baker 22
Michael Lane 75
Dennis Fowles 77
David Hopkins 79
Dic Evans 98
(Clive Thomas) (109)
(Richard Samuels) (125)
(Peter Griffiths) (126)
362
12  Tunisia
Adelaziz Bouguerra 12
Mohamed Zaidi 54
Abdelkrim Djelassi 85
Mansour Guettaya 100
Cherif Hannchi 101
Hussein Soltani 102
(Ali Gammoudi) (113)
(Abdelkader Zaddem) (116)
454
13  Portugal
Aniceto Simoes 45
Anacleto Pinto 78
Helder de Jesús 82
José Sena 96
Carlos Tavares 115
José Abreu 127
(Carlos Lopes) (DNF)
(Fernando Mamede) (DNF)
(Carlos Cabral) (DNF)
543
14  Netherlands
Henk Mentink 74
Jo Schout 83
Piet Vonck 89
Bram Wassenaar 92
Tonni Luttikhold 107
Peet-Jan van Zyl 135
(Jos Hermens) (DNF)
580
15  Austria
Dietmar Millonig 65
Peter Lindtner 68
Gerhard Hartmann 94
Wolfgang Konrad 118
Erwin Wagger 121
Josef Steiner 128
(Peter Pfeifenberger) (137)
594
16  Northern Ireland
Paul Lawther 80
Greg Hannon 86
John McLaughlin 88
Gerry Hannon 119
Tom Price 124
Rod Stone 132
(John White) (144)
(Mike Teer) (150)
(Aidan Donaldson) (153)
629
17  Morocco
Lahcen El Hachmi 93
Mohamed Naoumi 95
Ali Laanaya 108
Omar Anassi 123
Abdeslam Outmani 129
Dahou Belghazi 130
(Mohamed Faquire) (134)
(Mustapha Oulghazi) (139)
(Haddou Jaddour) (140)
678
18  Canada
Nil Lavallee 110
Peter Moore 112
Tommie Pearson 117
Dave Welcher 142
Paul Williams 143
Chris McCubbins 146
770
19  Japan
Norihiro Shinchi 136
Akira Degouchi 141
Kazuyuki Ogane 147
Norikatsu Terui 148
Takaki Hata 149
Tetsuji Ito 151
(Yushin Kamuro) (152)
(Haruyuki Tanaka) (154)
(Mineteru Sakamoto) (156)
872
20  Iceland
Siglus Jonsson 138
Agust Thorsteinsson 145
Ágúst Ásgeirsson 155
Sigurdur Sigmundsson 157
Harfteinn Oskarsson 158
Einar Gudmundsson 159
912
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 168 athletes from 21 countries in the Senior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]