1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 22nd
Date March 26
Host city Budapest, Hungary Hungary
Location Kincsem Park
Nations participating 60
Athletes participating 760
Races 4
Distances 12.06 km – Senior men
8.14 km – Junior men
6.22 km – Senior women
4.3 km – Junior women

The 1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Budapest, Hungary, at the Kincsem Park on March 26, 1994. A preview on the event was given in the Herald,[1] and a report in the New York Times.[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
(12.06 km)
William Sigei
 Kenya
34:29 Simon Chemoiywo
 Kenya
34:30 Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
34:32
Junior men
(8.14 km)
Philip Mosima
 Kenya
24:15 Daniel Komen
 Kenya
24:17 Abreham Tsige
 Ethiopia
24:46
Senior women
(6.22 km)
Hellen Chepngeno
 Kenya
20:45 Catherina McKiernan
 Ireland
20:52 Conceição Ferreira
 Portugal
20:52
Junior women
(4.3 km)
Sally Barsosio
 Kenya
14:04 Rose Cheruiyot
 Kenya
14:05 Elizabeth Cheptanui
 Kenya
14:15
Team
Senior men  Kenya 34  Morocco 83  Ethiopia 133
Junior men  Kenya 18  Ethiopia 27  Morocco 78
Senior women  Portugal 55  Ethiopia 65  Kenya 75
Junior women  Kenya 11  Ethiopia 46  Japan 60

Race results[edit]

Senior men's race (12.06 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 William Sigei  Kenya 34:29
2 Simon Chemoiywo  Kenya 34:30
3 Haile Gebrselassie  Ethiopia 34:32
4 Paul Tergat  Kenya 34:36
5 Khalid Skah  Morocco 34:59
6 James Songok  Kenya 35:02
7 Addis Abebe  Ethiopia 35:11
8 Ayele Mezegebu  Ethiopia 35:14
9 Shem Kororia  Kenya 35:15
10 Mathias Ntawulikura  Rwanda 35:19
11 Salah Hissou  Morocco 35:23
12 Dominic Kirui  Kenya 35:26
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
William Sigei 1
Simon Chemoiywo 2
Paul Tergat 4
James Songok 6
Shem Kororia 9
Dominic Kirui 12
(Wilson Omwoyo) (17)
(William Kiptum) (30)
(Joseph Kariuki) (48)
34
2  Morocco
Khalid Skah 5
Salah Hissou 11
Elarbi Khattabi 14
Khaled Boulami 15
Mohamed Issangar 16
Brahim Lahlafi 22
(Brahim Boutayeb) (26)
(Hammou Boutayeb) (31)
(Azzedine Sediki) (80)
83
3  Ethiopia
Haile Gebrselassie 3
Addis Abebe 7
Ayele Mezegebu 8
Ibrahim Seid 35
Tegenu Abebe 37
Lemi Erpassa 43
(Jillo Dube) (85)
(Melese Feissa) (94)
(Assefa Debele) (97)
133
4  Spain 175
5  Portugal 212
6  Italy 316
7  France 322
8  United Kingdom 444
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8.14 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Philip Mosima  Kenya 24:15
2 Daniel Komen  Kenya 24:17
3 Abreham Tsige  Ethiopia 24:46
4 Philip Kemei  Kenya 24:49
5 Lemma Alemayehu  Ethiopia 25:00
6 Pablo Olmedo  Mexico 25:04
7 Tibebu Reta  Ethiopia 25:04
8 Reyes Estévez  Spain 25:11
9 Meck Mothuli  South Africa 25:13
10 Salah El Ghazi  Morocco 25:15
11 David Kiptum  Kenya 25:16
12 Tekalegne Shewaye  Ethiopia 25:20
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Philip Mosima 1
Daniel Komen 2
Philip Kemei 4
David Kiptum 11
(John Bungei) (19)
(Wilson Musto) (81)
18
2  Ethiopia
Abreham Tsige 3
Lemma Alemayehu 5
Tibebu Reta 7
Tekalegne Shewaye 12
(Tolosa Gebre) (13)
(Fikadu Bekele) (22)
27
3  Morocco
Salah El Ghazi 10
Abdelmajid El Boubkary 18
Mohamed El Hattab 20
Abdelilah El Marrafe 30
(Mohamed Ahansal) (35)
(Mohamed Amyn) (48)
78
4  South Africa 96
5  Japan 118
6  Mexico 152
7  Spain 159
8  Italy 175
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.22 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Hellen Chepngeno  Kenya 20:45
2 Catherina McKiernan  Ireland 20:52
3 Conceição Ferreira  Portugal 20:52
4 Merima Denboba  Ethiopia 20:57
5 Albertina Dias  Portugal 20:59
6 Elana Meyer  South Africa 21:00
7 Zola Pieterse  South Africa 21:01
8 Farida Fatès  France 21:01
9 Olga Shurbanova  Russia 21:05
10 Fernanda Ribeiro  Portugal 21:05
11 Margareta Keszeg  Romania 21:06
12 Daria Nauer  Switzerland 21:10
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Portugal
Conceição Ferreira 3
Albertina Dias 5
Fernanda Ribeiro 10
Monica Gáma 37
(Carla Sacramento) (73)
(Ana Oliveira) (85)
55
2  Ethiopia
Merima Denboba 4
Getenesh Urge 14
Asha Gigi 19
Berhane Adere 28
(Gete Wami) (34)
(Mama Amele) (96)
65
3  Kenya
Hellen Chepngeno 1
Joyce Chepchumba 18
Jane Omoro 25
Helen Kimaiyo 31
(Pacifica Monda) (36)
(Leah Malot) (81)
75
4  Russia 84
5  Spain 111
6  South Africa 124
7  Italy 127
8  Japan 134
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.3 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1994 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Sally Barsosio  Kenya 14:04
2 Rose Cheruiyot  Kenya 14:05
3 Elizabeth Cheptanui  Kenya 14:15
4 Gabriela Szabo  Romania 14:25
5 Ruth Biwott  Kenya 14:27
6 Naomi Mugo  Kenya 14:29
7 Pamela Chepchumba  Kenya 14:36
8 Azumi Miyazaki  Japan 14:37
9 Shura Hotesa  Ethiopia 14:46
10 Birhan Dagne  Ethiopia 14:48
11 Nicola Slater  United Kingdom 14:49
12 Susie Power  Australia 14:49
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Sally Barsosio 1
Rose Cheruiyot 2
Elizabeth Cheptanui 3
Ruth Biwott 5
(Naomi Mugo) (6)
(Pamela Chepchumba) (7)
11
2  Ethiopia
Shura Hotesa 9
Birhan Dagne 10
Abeba Tola 13
Leila Aman 14
(Etaferahu Tarekegn) (16)
(Yeshi Gebreselassie) (113)
46
3  Japan
Azumi Miyazaki 8
Miwa Sugawara 15
Kanako Haginaga 18
Sachiko Yokotsuka 19
(Chiemi Takahashi) (24)
(Rie Ueno) (31)
60
4  Romania 83
5  United Kingdom 119
6  Russia 158
7  Spain 200
8  South Africa 212
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 2 12
2  Portugal 1 0 1 2
3  Ethiopia 0 3 3 6
4  Morocco 0 1 1 2
5  Ireland 0 1 0 1
6  Japan 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 760 athletes from 60 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 26, 1994), Kenyans are gunning for another victory, Herald, retrieved October 25, 2013 
  2. ^ Thomsen, Ian (March 28, 1994), Shooting for the Moon, Kenyans Win All but 1 Cross Country Gold, New York Times, retrieved October 25, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.1km CC Men - Budapest Kincsem Park Date: Saturday, March 26, 1994, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 8.1km CC Men - Budapest Kincsem Park Date: Saturday, March 26, 1994, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.2km CC Women - Budapest Kincsem Park Date: Saturday, March 26, 1994, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  6. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.3km CC Women - Budapest Kincsem Park Date: Saturday, March 26, 1994, 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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