1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 21st
Date March 28
Host city Amorebieta, Euskadi, Spain Spain
Location Jaureguibarría Course
Nations participating 54
Athletes participating 653
Races 4
Distances 11.75 km – Senior men
7.15 km – Junior men
6.35 km – Senior women
4.45 km – Junior women

The 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Amorebieta, Spain, at the Jaureguibarría Course on March 28, 1993. A report on the event was given in the New York Times[1] and in the Herald.[2]

Complete results for senior men,[3] junior men,[4] senior women,[5] junior women,[6] medallists, [7] and the results of British athletes[8] were published.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(11.75 km)
William Sigei
 Kenya
32:51 Dominic Kirui
 Kenya
32:56 Ismael Kirui
 Kenya
32:59
Junior men
(7.15 km)
Philip Mosima
 Kenya
20:18 Christopher Koskei
 Kenya
20:20 Josephat Machuka
 Kenya
20:23
Senior women
(6.35 km)
Albertina Dias
 Portugal
20:00 Catherina McKiernan
 Ireland
20:09 Lynn Jennings
 United States
20:09
Junior women
(4.45 km)
Gladys Ondeyo
 Kenya
14:04 Pamela Chepchumba
 Kenya
14:09 Sally Barsosio
 Kenya
14:11
Team
Senior men  Kenya 25  Ethiopia 82  Portugal 167
Junior men  Kenya 10  Ethiopia 27  Morocco 76
Senior women  Kenya 52  Japan 93  France 100
Junior women  Kenya 10  Japan 41  Ethiopia 61

Race results[edit]

Senior men's race (11.75 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 William Sigei  Kenya 32:51
2 Dominic Kirui  Kenya 32:56
3 Ismael Kirui  Kenya 32:59
4 Moses Tanui  Kenya 33:14
5 Ezequiel Bitok  Kenya 33:21
6 Khalid Skah  Morocco 33:22
7 Haile Gebrselassie  Ethiopia 33:23
8 Addis Abebe  Ethiopia 33:29
9 Worku Bikila  Ethiopia 33:31
10 Paul Tergat  Kenya 33:35
11 Brahim Lahlafi  Morocco 33:36
12 Domingos Castro  Portugal 33:43
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
William Sigei 1
Dominic Kirui 2
Ismael Kirui 3
Moses Tanui 4
Ezequiel Bitok 5
Paul Tergat 10
(Ondoro Osoro) (13)
(James Kariuki) (15)
(Anthony Kiprono) (30)
25
2  Ethiopia
Haile Gebrselassie 7
Addis Abebe 8
Worku Bikila 9
Fita Bayissa 16
Abraham Assefa 19
Kidane Gebrmichael 23
(Fekadu Degefu) (28)
(Nigousse Urge) (42)
(Ayele Mezegebu) (61)
82
3  Portugal
Domingos Castro 12
Paulo Guerra 21
Carlos Monteiro 22
Joaquim Pinheiro 25
João Junqueira 41
Carlos Patrício 46
(José Regalo) (57)
(Eduardo Henriques) (89)
167
4  Spain 187
5  France 238
6  Morocco 260
7  United Kingdom 353
8  United States 376
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.15 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Philip Mosima  Kenya 20:18
2 Christopher Koskei  Kenya 20:20
3 Josephat Machuka  Kenya 20:23
4 Lazarus Nyakeraka  Kenya 20:23
5 Tegenu Abebe  Ethiopia 20:28
6 Habte Jifar  Ethiopia 20:50
7 Tibebu Reta  Ethiopia 20:50
8 Stanley Kimutai  Kenya 21:03
9 Geta Tsega  Ethiopia 21:04
10 Tolosa Gebre  Ethiopia 21:05
11 Salah El Ghazi  Morocco 21:08
12 Wener Kashayev  Russia 21:09
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Philip Mosima 1
Christopher Koskei 2
Josephat Machuka 3
Lazarus Nyakeraka 4
(Stanley Kimutai) (8)
10
2  Ethiopia
Tegenu Abebe 5
Habte Jifar 6
Tibebu Reta 7
Geta Tsega 9
(Tolosa Gebre) (10)
(Tekalegne Shewaye) (17)
27
3  Morocco
Salah El Ghazi 11
Hicham El Guerrouj 15
Abdelmajid El Boubkary 18
Driss El Himer 32
(Mohamed El Hattab) (41)
(Irba Lakhal) (51)
76
4  Spain 114
5  Russia 120
6  South Africa 122
7  Yemen 135
8  Japan 155
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.35 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Albertina Dias  Portugal 20:00
2 Catherina McKiernan  Ireland 20:09
3 Lynn Jennings  United States 20:09
4 Zola Pieterse  South Africa 20:10
5 Liz McColgan  United Kingdom 20:17
6 Elana Meyer  South Africa 20:18
7 Pauline Konga  Kenya 20:19
8 Farida Fatès  France 20:20
9 Iulia Negura  Romania 20:20
10 Kazumi Kanbayashi  Japan 20:23
11 Olga Shurbanova  Russia 20:23
12 Helen Kimaiyo  Kenya 20:24
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Pauline Konga 7
Helen Kimaiyo 12
Esther Kiplagat 16
Jane Ngotho 17
(Lydia Cheromei) (32)
(Tegla Loroupe) (80)
52
2  Japan
Kazumi Kanbayashi 10
Tsugumi Fukuyama 20
Yumi Osaki 27
Kumi Araki 36
(Aki Tasaka) (37)
(Harumi Suzuki) (61)
93
3  France
Farida Fatès 8
Odile Ohier 14
Annette Palluy 34
Annick Clouvel 44
(Maria Rébélo) (46)
(Marie-Hélène Reix) (59)
100
4  South Africa 105
5  Russia 106
6  Ethiopia 122
7  United Kingdom 124
8  Portugal 137
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.45 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1993 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Gladys Ondeyo  Kenya 14:04
2 Pamela Chepchumba  Kenya 14:09
3 Sally Barsosio  Kenya 14:11
4 Helen Kimutai  Kenya 14:14
5 Susie Power  Australia 14:18
6 Catherine Kirui  Kenya 14:29
7 Elena Cosoveanu  Romania 14:32
8 Akiko Kato  Japan 14:34
9 Azumi Miyazaki  Japan 14:36
10 Sachiko Nakahito  Japan 14:40
11 Gabriela Szabo  Romania 14:45
12 Alemitu Bekele  Ethiopia 14:46
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Gladys Ondeyo 1
Pamela Chepchumba 2
Sally Barsosio 3
Helen Kimutai 4
(Catherine Kirui) (6)
10
2  Japan
Akiko Kato 8
Azumi Miyazaki 9
Sachiko Nakahito 10
Yuko Kubota 14
(Yoshiko Imura) (16)
(Chiemi Takahashi) (25)
41
3  Ethiopia
Alemitu Bekele 12
Askale Bereda 13
Yeshi Gebreselassie 17
Getenesh Tamirat 19
(Leila Aman) (28)
61
4  Romania 95
5  Spain 123
6  Russia 138
7  South Africa 146
8  Germany 150
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 7 3 3 13
2  Portugal 1 0 1 2
3  Ethiopia 0 2 1 3
4  Japan 0 2 0 2
5  Ireland 0 1 0 1
6  France 0 0 1 1
 Morocco 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 653 athletes from 54 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bloom, Marc (March 29, 1993), RUNNING; Jennings Settles For Third, Glasgow Herald, retrieved October 25, 2013 
  2. ^ Liz fifth as Kenyans dominate, Herald, March 29, 1993, retrieved October 25, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 11.8km CC Men - Amorebieta Jaureguibarria Date: Sunday, March 28, 1993, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.2km CC Men - Amorebieta Jaureguibarria Date: Sunday, March 28, 1993, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.4km CC Women - Amorebieta Jaureguibarria Date: Sunday, March 28, 1993, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  6. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.5km CC Women - Amorebieta Jaureguibarria Date: Sunday, March 28, 1993, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  7. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013 
  8. ^ 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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