The Senior women's race at 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.
Complete results, medallists,  and the results of British athletes were published.
Senior women's race (6.425 km)
†: Athlete marked in the results list as nonscorer.
- Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result
An unofficial count yields the participation of 126 athletes from 30 countries in the Senior women's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.
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