1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 17th
Date March 19
Host city Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway Norway
Location Scanvest Ring
Nations participating 41
Athletes participating 568
Races 4
Distances 12 km – Senior men
8 km – Junior men
6 km – Senior women
4 km – Junior women

The 1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Stavanger, Norway, at the Scanvest Ring on March 19, 1989. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[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[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12 km)
John Ngugi
 Kenya
39:42 Tim Hutchings
 United Kingdom
40:10 Wilfred Kirochi
 Kenya
40:21
Junior men
(8 km)
Addis Abebe
 Ethiopia
25:07 Kipyego Kororia
 Kenya
25:31 Stephenson Nyamau
 Kenya
25:33
Senior women
(6 km)
Annette Sergent
 France
22:27 Nadezhda Stepanova
 Soviet Union
22:34 Lynn Williams
 Canada
22:41
Junior women
(4 km)
Malin Ewerlöf
 Sweden
15:23 Olga Nazarkina
 Soviet Union
15:30 Esther Saina
 Kenya
15:41
Team
Senior men  Kenya 44  United Kingdom 147  Ethiopia 162
Junior men  Kenya 14  Ethiopia 22  Italy 76
Senior women  Soviet Union 58  France 60  United States 68
Junior women  Kenya 40  Soviet Union 68  Portugal 84

Race results[edit]

Senior men's race (12 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 John Ngugi  Kenya 39:42
2 Tim Hutchings  United Kingdom 40:10
3 Wilfred Kirochi  Kenya 40:21
4 Steve Moneghetti  Australia 40:24
5 Tesfaye Tafa  Ethiopia 40:26
6 Alejandro Gómez  Spain 40:29
7 Andrew Masai  Kenya 40:32
8 Kipkemboi Kimeli  Kenya 40:34
9 Moses Tanui  Kenya 40:42
10 John Halvorsen  Norway 40:45
11 Bruno Le Stum  France 40:48
12 Francesco Panetta  Italy 40:51
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
John Ngugi 1
Wilfred Kirochi 3
Andrew Masai 7
Kipkemboi Kimeli 8
Moses Tanui 9
Joseph Kiptum 16
(Boniface Merande) (25)
(Jackson Ruto) (36)
(Ibrahim Kinuthia) (44)
44
2  United Kingdom
Tim Hutchings 2
Gary Staines 14
Dave Clarke 15
Craig Mochrie 22
Dave Lewis 45
Richard Nerurkar 49
(Eamonn Martin) (93)
(Geoff Turnbull) (136)
(Roger Hackney) (DNF)
147
3  Ethiopia
Tesfaye Tafa 5
Bekele Debele 13
Wolde Silasse Melkessa 27
Melese Feissa 33
Debebe Demisse 37
Haji Bulbula 47
(Bedile Kibret) (77)
(Demeke Bekele) (97)
(Habte Negash) (125)
162
4  France 187
5  Spain 189
6  Australia 284
7  Portugal 305
8  Italy 318
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Addis Abebe  Ethiopia 25:07
2 Kipyego Kororia  Kenya 25:31
3 Stephenson Nyamau  Kenya 25:33
4 Thomas Osano  Kenya 25:33
5 William Koskei  Kenya 25:36
6 Dube Jillo  Ethiopia 25:40
7 Tesgie Legesse  Ethiopia 25:52
8 Tesfaye Bekele  Ethiopia 26:03
9 Christian Leuprecht  Italy 26:07
10 Lemi Erpassa  Ethiopia 26:18
11 Assefa Gebremedhin  Ethiopia 26:29
12 Spencer Duval  United Kingdom 26:32
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Kipyego Kororia 2
Stephenson Nyamau 3
Thomas Osano 4
William Koskei 5
(Jonah Birir) (13)
14
2  Ethiopia
Addis Abebe 1
Dube Jillo 6
Tesgie Legesse 7
Tesfaye Bekele 8
(Lemi Erpassa) (10)
(Assefa Gebremedhin) (11)
22
3  Italy
Christian Leuprecht 9
Vincenzo Modica 17
Francesco Bennici 23
Angelo Giardiello 27
(Antonello Barretta) (110)
(Sabino Francavilla) (121)
76
4  United Kingdom 95
5  Poland 131
6  Spain 147
7  Japan 170
8  Algeria 172
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Annette Sergent  France 22:27
2 Nadezhda Stepanova  Soviet Union 22:34
3 Lynn Williams  Canada 22:41
4 Jane Ngotho  Kenya 22:57
5 Jackie Perkins  Australia 22:59
6 Lynn Jennings  United States 22:59
7 Jill Hunter  United Kingdom 23:00
8 Véronique Collard  Belgium 23:01
9 Yelena Romanova  Soviet Union 23:02
10 Maria Lelut  France 23:03
11 Luchia Yeshak  Ethiopia 23:04
12 Conceição Ferreira  Portugal 23:13
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Soviet Union
Nadezhda Stepanova 2
Yelena Romanova 9
Natalya Sorokivskaya 20
Regina Chistyakova 27
(Natalya Artyomova) (67)
(Tatyana Pozdnyakova) (69)
58
2  France
Annette Sergent 1
Maria Lelut 10
Martine Fays 17
Marie-Pierre Duros 32
(Patricia Demilly) (53)
(Rosario Murcia) (93)
60
3  United States
Lynn Jennings 6
Margaret Groos 16
Carla Borovicka 21
Annette Hand 25
(Sabrina Dornhoefer) (29)
(Shelly Steely) (86)
68
4  Portugal 84
5  Ethiopia 98
6  United Kingdom 99
7  Australia 130
8  Canada 133
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Malin Ewerlöf  Sweden 15:23
2 Olga Nazarkina  Soviet Union 15:30
3 Esther Saina  Kenya 15:41
4 Ann Mwangi  Kenya 15:59
5 Jane Ekimat  Kenya 16:01
6 Lisa Harvey  Canada 16:03
7 Shiki Terasaki  Japan 16:04
8 Monica Gáma  Portugal 16:12
9 Suzy Walsham  Australia 16:14
10 Tina Hall  United States 16:15
11 Yumi Osaki  Japan 16:16
12 Nicole Corbin  Australia 16:20
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Esther Saina 3
Ann Mwangi 4
Jane Ekimat 5
Tegla Loroupe 28
40
2  Soviet Union
Olga Nazarkina 2
Elena Khaliman 18
Larisa Alekseyeva 21
Svetlana Yepishkina 27
(Svetlana Nesterova) (29)
(Olga Bogdanova) (32)
68
3  Portugal
Monica Gáma 8
Carla Sacramento 17
Carla Machado 20
Luisa Diaz 39
(Carla Azeitero) (54)
(Ana Oliveira) (74)
84
4  Japan 90
5  Canada 103
6  United States 104
7  Spain 125
8  France 149
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Kenya 4 1 3 8
2  Soviet Union 1 3 0 4
3  Ethiopia 1 1 1 3
4  France 1 1 0 2
5  Sweden 1 0 0 1
6  United Kingdom 0 2 0 2
7  Canada 0 0 1 1
 Italy 0 0 1 1
 Portugal 0 0 1 1
 United States 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 568 athletes from 41 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7]

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