1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 23rd
Date March 25
Host city Durham, County Durham, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Location University of Durham
Nations participating 58
Athletes participating 619
Races 4
Distances 12.02 km – Senior men
8.47 km – Junior men
6.47 km – Senior women
4.47 km – Junior women

The 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Durham, United Kingdom, at the University of Durham on March 25, 1995. 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
(12.02 km)
Paul Tergat
 Kenya
34:05 Ismael Kirui
 Kenya
34:13 Salah Hissou
 Morocco
34:14
Junior men
(8.47 km)
Assefa Mezegebu
 Ethiopia
24:12 Dejene Lidetu
 Ethiopia
24:14 David Chelule
 Kenya
24:16
Senior women
(6.47 km)
Derartu Tulu
 Ethiopia
20:21 Catherina McKiernan
 Ireland
20:29 Sally Barsosio
 Kenya
20:39
Junior women
(4.47 km)
Annemari Sandell
 Finland
14:04 Jebiwot Keitany
 Kenya
14:09 Nancy Kipron
 Kenya
14:17
Team
Senior men  Kenya 62  Morocco 111  Spain 120
Junior men  Kenya 23  Ethiopia 25  Morocco 72
Senior women  Kenya 26  Ethiopia 38  Romania 84
Junior women  Kenya 18  Ethiopia 31  Japan 56

Race results[edit]

Senior men's race (12.02 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Paul Tergat  Kenya 34:05
2 Ismael Kirui  Kenya 34:13
3 Salah Hissou  Morocco 34:14
4 Haile Gebrselassie  Ethiopia 34:26
5 Brahim Lahlafi  Morocco 34:34
6 Paulo Guerra  Portugal 34:38
7 James Songok  Kenya 34:41
8 Simon Chemoiywo  Kenya 34:46
9 Todd Williams  United States 34:47
10 Martín Fiz  Spain 34:50
11 Elarbi Khattabi  Morocco 34:55
12 Abdelaziz Sahere  Morocco 35:00
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Paul Tergat 1
Ismael Kirui 2
James Songok 7
Simon Chemoiywo 8
Julius Ondieki 15
William Kiptum 29
(Simeon Rono) (30)
(Gideon Chirchir) (67)
(Dominic Kirui) (142)
62
2  Morocco
Salah Hissou 3
Brahim Lahlafi 5
Elarbi Khattabi 11
Abdelaziz Sahere 12
Hammou Boutayeb 39
Mustapha Bamouh 41
(Abderrahim Zitouna) (76)
(Larbi Zéroual) (DNF)
111
3  Spain
Martín Fiz 10
José Manuel García 13
José Carlos Adán 18
Antonio Serrano 19
Alejandro Gómez 28
Antonio Pérez 32
(Julio Rey) (36)
(Bartolomé Serrano) (48)
(Abel Antón) (78)
120
4  Portugal 139
5  Ethiopia 169
6  United States 310
7  Italy 325
8  South Africa 326
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8.47 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Assefa Mezegebu  Ethiopia 24:12
2 Dejene Lidetu  Ethiopia 24:14
3 David Chelule  Kenya 24:16
4 Andrew Panga  Tanzania 24:19
5 Philip Mosima  Kenya 24:23
6 Abreham Tsige  Ethiopia 24:40
7 Hezron Otwori  Kenya 24:43
8 Mark Bett  Kenya 24:48
9 Sammy Kipruto  Kenya 24:58
10 Christopher Kelong  Kenya 25:02
11 John Morapedi  South Africa 25:04
12 Marko Hwahu  Tanzania 25:04
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
David Chelule 3
Philip Mosima 5
Hezron Otwori 7
Mark Bett 8
(Sammy Kipruto) (9)
(Christopher Kelong) (10)
23
2  Ethiopia
Assefa Mezegebu 1
Dejene Lidetu 2
Abreham Tsige 6
Lemma Bonsa 16
(Mizan Mehari) (23)
(Mohamed Awol) (30)
25
3  Morocco
Mohamed El Hattab 15
Mohamed Amyn 17
Abderrahman Chmaiti 19
Abdelilah El Marrafe 21
(Abderrahim Goumri) (25)
(Ahmed Ezzobayry) (38)
72
4  Japan 84
5  Algeria 150
6  South Africa 156
7  Spain 164
8  France 182
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (6.47 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Derartu Tulu  Ethiopia 20:21
2 Catherina McKiernan  Ireland 20:29
3 Sally Barsosio  Kenya 20:39
4 Margaret Ngotho  Kenya 20:40
5 Gete Wami  Ethiopia 20:49
6 Joan Nesbit  United States 20:50
7 Merima Denboba  Ethiopia 20:53
8 Rose Cheruiyot  Kenya 20:54
9 Albertina Dias  Portugal 20:56
10 Gabriela Szabo  Romania 20:57
11 Catherine Kirui  Kenya 20:58
12 Zahra Ouaziz  Morocco 21:06
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Sally Barsosio 3
Margaret Ngotho 4
Rose Cheruiyot 8
Catherine Kirui 11
(Helen Kimaiyo) (17)
(Hellen Chepngeno) (27)
26
2  Ethiopia
Derartu Tulu 1
Gete Wami 5
Merima Denboba 7
Askale Bereda 25
(Genet Gebregiorgis) (26)
(Getenesh Urge) (77)
38
3  Romania
Gabriela Szabo 10
Tudorita Chidu 22
Elena Fidatof 23
Iulia Negura 29
(Cristina Misaros) (30)
(Daniela Bran) (85)
84
4  Japan 102
5  United States 111
6  Russia 116
7  Spain 133
8  France 151
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (4.47 km)[edit]

For full event details see 1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Annemari Sandell  Finland 14:04
2 Jebiwot Keitany  Kenya 14:09
3 Nancy Kipron  Kenya 14:17
4 Jepkorir Ayabei  Kenya 14:21
5 Birhan Dagne  Ethiopia 14:25
6 Anita Weyermann   Switzerland 14:25
7 Alemitu Bekele  Ethiopia 14:26
8 Yimenashu Taye  Ethiopia 14:27
9 Elizabeth Cheptanui  Kenya 14:28
10 Pamela Chepchumba  Kenya 14:31
11 Ayelech Worku  Ethiopia 14:33
12 Chiemi Takahashi  Japan 14:39
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
Jebiwot Keitany 2
Nancy Kipron 3
Jepkorir Ayabei 4
Elizabeth Cheptanui 9
(Pamela Chepchumba) (10)
(Helen Kimutai) (14)
18
2  Ethiopia
Birhan Dagne 5
Alemitu Bekele 7
Yimenashu Taye 8
Ayelech Worku 11
(Getenesh Tamirat) (18)
31
3  Japan
Chiemi Takahashi 12
Miwa Sugawara 13
Yoshiko Ichikawa 15
Masako Chiba 16
(Ari Ichihashi) (21)
(Taeko Igarashi) (23)
56
4  United States 113
5  Romania 120
6  United Kingdom 133
7  Spain 183
8  Belgium 208
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 2 3 10
2  Ethiopia 2 4 0 6
3  Finland 1 0 0 1
4  Morocco 0 1 2 3
5  Ireland 0 1 0 1
6  Japan 0 0 1 1
 Romania 0 0 1 1
 Spain 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 6189 athletes from 58 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomsen, Ian (March 27, 1995), A Finnish Success Story, Produced in Kenya, New York Times, retrieved October 25, 2013 
  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 27, 1995), Harmony is the name of the game, Herald, retrieved October 25, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (April 14, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Durham University of Durham Date: Saturday, March 25, 1995, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 8.5km CC Men - Durham University of Durham Date: Saturday, March 25, 1995, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  5. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 6.5km CC Women - Durham University of Durham Date: Saturday, March 25, 1995, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 25, 2013 
  6. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (July 4, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.5km CC Women - Durham University of Durham Date: Saturday, March 25, 1995, 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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