1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 20th
Date March 21
Host city Boston, Massachusetts, United States United States
Location Franklin Park
Nations participating 53
Athletes participating 580
Races 4
Distances 12.53 km – Senior men
7.8 km – Junior men
6.37 km – Senior women
4.005 km – Junior women

The 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, at the Franklin Park on March 21, 1992. 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
(12.53 km)
John Ngugi
 Kenya
37:05 William Mutwol
 Kenya
37:17 Fita Bayissa
 Ethiopia
37:18
Junior men
(7.8 km)
Ismael Kirui
 Kenya
23:27 Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
23:35 Josephat Machuka
 Kenya
23:37
Senior women
(6.37 km)
Lynn Jennings
 United States
21:16 Catherina McKiernan
 Ireland
21:18 Albertina Dias
 Portugal
21:19
Junior women
(4.005 km)
Paula Radcliffe
 United Kingdom
13:30 Wang Junxia
 China
13:35 Lydia Cheromei
 Kenya
13:43
Team
Senior men  Kenya 46  France 145  United Kingdom 147
Junior men  Kenya 18  Ethiopia 28  Japan 90
Senior women  Kenya 47  United States 77  Ethiopia 96
Junior women  Ethiopia 55  Romania 59  Kenya 59

Race results[edit]

Senior men's race (12.53 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 John Ngugi  Kenya 37:05
2 William Mutwol  Kenya 37:17
3 Fita Bayissa  Ethiopia 37:18
4 Khalid Skah  Morocco 37:20
5 Richard Chelimo  Kenya 37:21
6 Steve Moneghetti  Australia 37:23
7 Dominic Kirui  Kenya 37:26
8 William Sigei  Kenya 37:27
9 Thierry Pantel  France 37:30
10 Bruno Le Stum  France 37:33
11 Domingos Castro  Portugal 37:35
12 Antonio Martins  France 37:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
John Ngugi 1
William Mutwol 2
Richard Chelimo 5
Dominic Kirui 7
William Sigei 8
Ondoro Osoro 23
(Sammy Lelei) (77)
46
2  France
Thierry Pantel 9
Bruno Le Stum 10
Antonio Martins 12
Pascal Thiébaut 21
Jean-Louis Prianon 45
Antonio Rapisarda 48
(Pascal Fetizon) (173)
(Paul Arpin) (DNF)
(Mickael Dufermont) (DNF)
145
3  United Kingdom
Richard Nerurkar 15
Eamonn Martin 17
Dave Clarke 20
Andy Bristow 26
Paul Dugdale 33
Mark Dalloway 36
(Paul Roden) (85)
(Tommy Murray) (104)
(Chris Robison) (115)
147
4  Spain 171
5  Italy 246
6  Morocco 247
7  Portugal 249
8  United States 263
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.8 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Ismael Kirui  Kenya 23:27
2 Haile Gebrselassie  Ethiopia 23:35
3 Josephat Machuka  Kenya 23:37
4 Josephat Kiprono  Kenya 23:45
5 Tegenu Abebe  Ethiopia 23:50
6 Francis Nade  Tanzania 23:54
7 Yasuyuki Watanabe  Japan 23:58
8 Gerbaba Eticha  Ethiopia 24:16
9 Antony Mwingereza  Tanzania 24:19
10 Samuel Otieno  Kenya 24:20
11 Mark Kipsang Too  Kenya 24:22
12 Kazuhiro Kawauchi  Japan 24:23
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Ismael Kirui 1
Josephat Machuka 3
Josephat Kiprono 4
Samuel Otieno 10
(Mark Kipsang Too) (11)
18
2  Ethiopia
Haile Gebrselassie 2
Tegenu Abebe 5
Gerbaba Eticha 8
Tesgie Legesse 13
28
3  Japan
Yasuyuki Watanabe 7
Kazuhiro Kawauchi 12
Masaki Yamamoto 32
Daisuke Isomatsu 39
(Ryoji Maeda) (42)
(Shigekazu Taguchi) (49)
90
4  Morocco 103
5  Italy 128
6  United Kingdom 135
7  Tanzania 135
8  Spain 149
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.37 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Lynn Jennings  United States 21:16
2 Catherina McKiernan  Ireland 21:18
3 Albertina Dias  Portugal 21:19
4 Vicki Huber  United States 21:34
5 Nadia Dandolo  Italy 21:35
6 Qu Yunxia  China 21:36
7 Sonia O'Sullivan  Ireland 21:37
8 Jill Hunter  United Kingdom 21:39
9 Susan Sirma  Kenya 21:40
10 Luchia Yeshak  Ethiopia 21:42
11 Helen Kimaiyo  Kenya 21:45
12 Jane Ngotho  Kenya 21:47
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Susan Sirma 9
Helen Kimaiyo 11
Jane Ngotho 12
Hellen Chepngeno 15
(Pauline Konga) (90)
47
2  United States
Lynn Jennings 1
Vicki Huber 4
Annette Peters 30
Sylvia Mosqueda 42
(Melinda Schmidt) (47)
(Lisa Karnopp) (89)
77
3  Ethiopia
Luchia Yeshak 10
Merima Denboba 20
Getenesh Urge 28
Berhane Adere 38
(Tigist Moreda) (DNF)
(Derartu Tulu) (DNF)
96
4  Ireland 103
5  Portugal 115
6  Romania 129
7  United Kingdom 129
8  Spain 138
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.005 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1992 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Paula Radcliffe  United Kingdom 13:30
2 Wang Junxia  China 13:35
3 Lydia Cheromei  Kenya 13:43
4 Jennifer Clague  United Kingdom 13:44
5 Anja Smolders  Belgium 13:58
6 Janeth Caizalitín  Ecuador 14:00
7 Elena Cosoveanu  Romania 14:02
8 Zhang Lirong  China 14:03
9 Gete Wami  Ethiopia 14:04
10 Denisa Costescu  Romania 14:05
11 Emebet Shiferaw  Ethiopia 14:06
12 Susie Power  Australia 14:06
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Ethiopia
Gete Wami 9
Emebet Shiferaw 11
Genet Gebregiorgis 17
Kore Alemu 18
(Askale Bereda) (34)
(Alemitu Bekele) (79)
55
2  Romania
Elena Cosoveanu 7
Denisa Costescu 10
Gabriela Szabo 20
Ileana Dorca 22
(Ana Nanu) (70)
59
3  Kenya
Lydia Cheromei 3
Ruth Biwott 13
Susan Chepkemei 16
Pamela Chepchumba 27
(Catherine Kirui) (59)
59
4  United Kingdom 61
5  China 78
6  Japan 103
7  Spain 165
8  France 166
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Kenya 5 1 3 9
2  Ethiopia 1 2 2 5
3  United States 1 1 0 2
4  United Kingdom 1 0 1 2
5  China 0 1 0 1
 France 0 1 0 1
 Ireland 0 1 0 1
 Romania 0 1 0 1
9  Japan 0 0 1 1
 Portugal 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 580 athletes from 53 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7]

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