1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 19th
Date March 24
Host city Antwerpen, Antwerpen Province, Belgium Belgium
Location Linkeroever Racecourse
Nations participating 51
Athletes participating 633
Races 4
Distances 11.764 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[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(11.764 km)
Khalid Skah
 Morocco
33:53 Moses Tanui
 Kenya
33:54 Simon Karori
 Kenya
33:54
Junior men
(8.415 km)
Andrew Sambu
 Tanzania
23:59 Mumo Muindi
 Kenya
24:04 Fita Bayissa
 Ethiopia
24:04
Senior women
(6.425 km)
Lynn Jennings
 United States
20:24 Derartu Tulu
 Ethiopia
20:27 Liz McColgan
 United Kingdom
20:28
Junior women
(4.435 km)
Lydia Cheromei
 Kenya
13:59 Jane Ekimat
 Kenya
14:20 Melody Fairchild
 United States
14:28
Team
Senior men  Kenya 38  Ethiopia 104  Spain 198
Junior men  Kenya 19  Ethiopia 26  Tanzania 54
Senior women  Kenya 36  Ethiopia 36  Soviet Union 48
Junior women  Kenya 18  Ethiopia 40  Japan 43

Race results[edit]

Senior men's race (11.764 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Khalid Skah  Morocco 33:53
2 Moses Tanui  Kenya 33:54
3 Simon Karori  Kenya 33:54
4 Richard Chelimo  Kenya 33:57
5 Ondoro Osoro  Kenya 33:57
6 Stephenson Nyamau  Kenya 34:01
7 Chala Kelele  Ethiopia 34:06
8 Ezequiel Bitok  Kenya 34:19
9 Addis Abebe  Ethiopia 34:24
10 Hammou Boutayeb  Morocco 34:28
11 Boniface Merande  Kenya 34:31
12 William Mutwol  Kenya 34:32
Full results

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

Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Moses Tanui 2
Simon Karori 3
Richard Chelimo 4
Stephenson Nyamau 6
Boniface Merande 11
William Mutwol 12
(William Koech) (24)
(Andrew Masai) (34)
(John Ngugi) (DNF)
38
2  Ethiopia
Chala Kelele 7
Addis Abebe 9
Melese Feissa 13
Tekeye Gebrselassie 22
Bedile Kibret 23
Habte Negash 30
(Nigousse Urge) (80)
(Feyissa Abebe) (91)
104
3  Spain
Alejandro Gómez 14
Martín Fiz 20
José Carlos Adán 25
José Manuel García 31
Antonio Serrano 37
Abel Antón 71
(Antonio Prieto) (98)
(Constantino Esparcia) (119)
(Juan Carlos Paul) (163)
198
4  Portugal 233
5  Morocco 265
6  United Kingdom 281
7  Italy 336
8  Soviet Union 409
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8.415 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Andrew Sambu  Tanzania 23:59
2 Mumo Muindi  Kenya 24:04
3 Fita Bayissa  Ethiopia 24:04
4 Joseph Kibor  Kenya 24:09
5 Fekadu Degefu  Ethiopia 24:12
6 Josephat Kiprono  Kenya 24:17
7 Ismael Kirui  Kenya 24:19
8 Haile Gebrselassie  Ethiopia 24:23
9 Mark Kipsang Too  Kenya 24:23
10 Desta Asgedom  Ethiopia 24:29
11 Abraham Assefa  Ethiopia 24:29
12 Francis Metta  Tanzania 25:07
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Mumo Muindi 2
Joseph Kibor 4
Josephat Kiprono 6
Ismael Kirui 7
(Mark Kipsang Too) (9)
19
2  Ethiopia
Fita Bayissa 3
Fekadu Degefu 5
Haile Gebrselassie 8
Desta Asgedom 10
(Abraham Assefa) (11)
(Ayele Mezegebu) (13)
(Bedaso Turbe) (DNF)
26
3  Tanzania
Andrew Sambu 1
Francis Metta 12
Onesmo Ludago 18
Juma Ninga 23
54
4  Morocco 76
5  Japan 102
6  Algeria 109
7  United Kingdom 165
8  Spain 175
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.425 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Lynn Jennings  United States 20:24
2 Derartu Tulu  Ethiopia 20:27
3 Liz McColgan  United Kingdom 20:28
4 Luchia Yeshak  Ethiopia 20:29
5 Jane Ngotho  Kenya 20:30
6 Albertina Dias  Portugal 20:40
7 Susan Sirma  Kenya 20:46
8 Yelena Romanova  Soviet Union 20:50
9 Margaret Ngotho  Kenya 20:55
10 Marciana Mukamurenzi  Rwanda 20:57
11 Natalya Sorokivskaya  Soviet Union 20:57
12 Fatuma Roba  Ethiopia 21:01
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Jane Ngotho 5
Susan Sirma 7
Margaret Ngotho 9
Pauline Konga 15
(Hellen Chepngeno) (46)
36
2  Ethiopia
Derartu Tulu 2
Luchia Yeshak 4
Fatuma Roba 12
Merima Denboba 18
(Tigist Moreda) (20)
(Berhane Adere) (34)
36
3  Soviet Union
Yelena Romanova 8
Natalya Sorokivskaya 11
Nadezhda Galyamova 13
Marina Rodchenkova 16
(Olga Nazarkina) (23)
(Nadezhda Ilyina) (24)
48
4  United States 77
5  United Kingdom 104
6  Portugal 145
7  Romania 148
8  France 175
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.435 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Lydia Cheromei  Kenya 13:59
2 Jane Ekimat  Kenya 14:20
3 Melody Fairchild  United States 14:28
4 Azumi Miyazaki  Japan 14:30
5 Gete Wami  Ethiopia 14:33
6 Catherine Kirui  Kenya 14:34
7 Hayley Haining  United Kingdom 14:36
8 Minori Hayakari  Japan 14:42
9 Lina Chesire  Kenya 14:43
10 Emebet Shiferaw  Ethiopia 14:45
11 Egigayehu Worku  Ethiopia 14:46
12 Akiko Kato  Japan 14:47
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Lydia Cheromei 1
Jane Ekimat 2
Catherine Kirui 6
Lina Chesire 9
(Ann Mwangi) (34)
18
2  Ethiopia
Gete Wami 5
Emebet Shiferaw 10
Egigayehu Worku 11
Muluwork Kassa 14
(Kore Alemu) (16)
(Genet Gebregiorgis) (28)
(Alemitu Bekele) (DNF)
40
3  Japan
Azumi Miyazaki 4
Minori Hayakari 8
Akiko Kato 12
Natsue Koikawa 19
(Shiho Okayama) (20)
(Hozumi Otani) (41)
43
4  United Kingdom 82
5  United States 88
6  Australia 99
7  Ecuador 114
8  Poland 181
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 5 3 1 9
2  Tanzania 1 0 1 2
 United States 1 0 1 2
4  Morocco 1 0 0 1
5  Ethiopia 0 5 1 6
6  Japan 0 0 1 1
 Soviet Union 0 0 1 1
 Spain 0 0 1 1
 United Kingdom 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 633 athletes from 51 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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), 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), 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), 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), 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, IAAF, p. 2ff, retrieved October 9, 2013 

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