1979 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race

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Junior men's race at the 1979 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 7th
Date March 25
Host city Limerick, Munster, Ireland Republic of Ireland
Location Greenpark Racecourse
Nations participating 16
Athletes participating 92
Races 1
Distances 7.36 km – Junior men

The Junior men's race at the 1979 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Limerick, Ireland, at the Greenpark Racecourse on March 25, 1979. 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]

Junior men's race (7.36 km)[edit]

Individual[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Eddy de Pauw  Belgium 23:02
2 Steve Binns  England 23:09
3 Ildar Denikeyev  Soviet Union 23:20
4 Jeff Nelson  United States 23:22
5 Ian Clarke  Canada 23:29
6 Roberto Antiga  Italy 23:31
7 Faisal Touzri  Tunisia 23:32
8 Jorge García  Spain 23:33
9 Ezequiel Canario  Portugal 23:34
10 Ian Campbell  Scotland 23:35
11 Alastair Douglas  Scotland 23:36
12 Jim Hill  United States 23:37
13 Ronnie Carroll  Ireland 23:38
14 Pedro Garin  Spain 23:39
15 Colin Moore  England 23:40
16 Sergey Kiselyov  Soviet Union 23:41
17 Valentin Rodríguez  Spain 23:42
18 José Maestra  Spain 23:43
19 Andrea Prassedi  Italy 23:44
20 Paul Moloney  Ireland 23:45
21 Guy Léfèvre  Belgium 23:46
22 Denis Stark  Canada 23:47
23 Graham Williamson  Scotland 23:48
24 Herb Wills  United States 23:49
25 Vladimir Bezlepkin  Soviet Union 23:53
26 Jean-Louis Prianon  France 23:54
27 Geoff Turnbull  England 23:55
28 Brendan Quinn  Ireland 23:56
29 Brian O'Keefe  Ireland 23:58
30 Dave Lewis  England 23:59
31 Abdurachman Ibragimov  Soviet Union 24:01
32 Ulrich Renz  West Germany 24:03
33 James Fallon  Ireland 24:04
34 Mauro Perna  Italy 24:05
35 Pascal Debacker  France 24:06
36 Steve Cram  England 24:08
37 José Manuel Boix  Spain 24:10
38 Mohammed Chouri  Tunisia 24:11
39 Steven Snell  Canada 24:12
40 Herbert Renz  West Germany 24:13
41 Heinrich Kipp  Denmark 24:15
42 Antonio Zumbo  Italy 24:20
43 Peter Horak  West Germany 24:21
44 Jean-Luc Taif  France 24:22
45 Yazid Abnouri  France 24:23
46 Steve Blakemore  Wales 24:24
47 Carlos Pereira  Portugal 24:25
48 Habib Romdani  Tunisia 24:26
49 Erwin Nothelfer  West Germany 24:28
50 Jim Haughey  Northern Ireland 24:30
51 Howard Parsell  Wales 24:31
52 Eddy Stevens  Belgium 24:32
53 Henrik Jørgensen  Denmark 24:33
54 Paul Donovan  Ireland 24:34
55 Gerhard Lindner  West Germany 24:35
56 Sergio Lena  Italy 24:36
57 Peter Fox  Scotland 24:38
58 Peter Daenens  Belgium 24:40
59 Aldo Bartolini  Canada 24:42
60 Chris Buckley  Wales 24:43
61 Gabriele Bettati  Italy 24:44
62 Iain Hill  Northern Ireland 24:48
63 Luis Pinhal  Portugal 24:51
64 Sean Connolly  England 24:52
65 Abderrazak Gtari  Tunisia 24:53
66 John Gregorek  United States 24:54
67 Henrik Albahn  Denmark 24:55
68 David Kirk  Scotland 24:56
69 Tom Melville  Northern Ireland 24:57
70 Steen Christensen  Denmark 25:01
71 Mike Sheely  United States 25:02
72 Javier Castelló  Spain 25:06
73 Luc de Koster  Belgium 25:08
74 Ewen Martin  Wales 25:10
75 Paul Lanfear  Wales 25:13
76 Sören Egge Rasmussen  Denmark 25:15
77 Dallas Alleire  Canada 25:16
78 John McCreedy  Northern Ireland 25:18
79 Alan Scharsu  United States 25:21
80 Serge Moro-Sibilot  France 25:21
81 Mohamed Hadj Gasmi  Tunisia 25:23
82 Tom Breen  Northern Ireland 25:27
83 Mohamed Salah Chebbi  Tunisia 25:39
84 Jos Maes  Belgium 25:42
85 Ieuan Ellis  Wales 25:43
86 Duncan McTavish  Scotland 25:54
87 João Campos  Portugal 25:58
88 Mickey Rooney  Northern Ireland 26:07
89 Jean-Baptiste Protais  France 26:14
90 Ove Jensen  Denmark 26:25
Antonio Leitão  Portugal DNF
Eliseo Rios  Portugal DNF

Teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
1  Spain
Jorge García 8
Pedro Garin 14
Valentin Rodríguez 17
José Maestra 18
(José Manuel Boix) (37)
(Javier Castelló) (72)
57
2  England
Steve Binns 2
Colin Moore 15
Geoff Turnbull 27
Dave Lewis 30
(Steve Cram) (36)
(Sean Connolly) (64)
74
3  Soviet Union
Ildar Denikeyev 3
Sergey Kiselyov 16
Vladimir Bezlepkin 25
Abdurachman Ibragimov 31
75
4  Ireland
Ronnie Carroll 13
Paul Moloney 20
Brendan Quinn 28
Brian O'Keefe 29
(James Fallon) (33)
(Paul Donovan) (54)
90
5  Italy
Roberto Antiga 6
Andrea Prassedi 19
Mauro Perna 34
Antonio Zumbo 42
(Sergio Lena) (56)
(Gabriele Bettati) (61)
101
6  Scotland
Ian Campbell 10
Alastair Douglas 11
Graham Williamson 23
Peter Fox 57
(David Kirk) (68)
(Duncan McTavish) (86)
101
7  United States
Jeff Nelson 4
Jim Hill 12
Herb Wills 24
John Gregorek 66
(Mike Sheely) (71)
(Alan Scharsu) (79)
106
8  Canada
Ian Clarke 5
Denis Stark 22
Steven Snell 39
Aldo Bartolini 59
(Dallas Alleire) (77)
125
9  Belgium
Eddy de Pauw 1
Guy Léfèvre 21
Eddy Stevens 52
Peter Daenens 58
(Luc de Koster) (73)
(Jos Maes) (84)
132
10  France
Jean-Louis Prianon 26
Pascal Debacker 35
Jean-Luc Taif 44
Yazid Abnouri 45
(Serge Moro-Sibilot) (80)
(Jean-Baptiste Protais) (89)
150
11  Tunisia
Faisal Touzri 7
Mohammed Chouri 38
Habib Romdani 48
Abderrazak Gtari 65
(Mohamed Hadj Gasmi) (81)
(Mohamed Salah Chebbi) (83)
158
12  West Germany
Ulrich Renz 32
Herbert Renz 40
Peter Horak 43
Erwin Nothelfer 49
(Gerhard Lindner) (55)
164
13  Portugal
Ezequiel Canario 9
Carlos Pereira 47
Luis Pinhal 63
João Campos 87
(Antonio Leitão) (DNF)
(Eliseo Rios) (DNF)
206
14  Denmark
Heinrich Kipp 41
Henrik Jørgensen 53
Henrik Albahn 67
Steen Christensen 70
(Sören Egge Rasmussen) (76)
(Ove Jensen) (90)
231
15  Wales
Steve Blakemore 46
Howard Parsell 51
Chris Buckley 60
Ewen Martin 74
(Paul Lanfear) (75)
(Ieuan Ellis) (85)
231
16  Northern Ireland
Jim Haughey 50
Iain Hill 62
Tom Melville 69
John McCreedy 78
(Tom Breen) (82)
(Mickey Rooney) (88)
259
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 92 athletes from 16 countries in the Junior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[4]

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