1998 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race

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Junior women's race at the 1998 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 26th
Date March 21
Host city Marrakech, Morocco Morocco
Location Menara district
Nations participating 35
Athletes participating 122
Races 1
Distances 6 km – Junior women

The Junior women's race at the 1998 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Marrakech, Morocco, at the Menara district on March 21, 1998. Reports on the event were given in the New York Times,[1] in the Herald,[2] and for the IAAF.[3]

Complete results for individuals,[4][5][6] for teams,[4][7][8] medallists,[9] and the results of British athletes[10] were published.

Race results[edit]

Junior women's race (6 km)[edit]

Individual[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Yimenashu Taye  Ethiopia 19:32
2 Jeruto Kiptum  Kenya 19:34
3 Worknesh Kidane  Ethiopia 19:34
4 Alemgena Bezabeh  Ethiopia 19:46
5 Vivian Cheruiyot  Kenya 19:47
6 Margaret Chepkemboi  Kenya 19:48
7 Agnes Kiprop  Kenya 19:57
8 Merima Hashim  Ethiopia 19:59
9 Emiko Kojima  Japan 20:02
10 Émilie Mondor  Canada 20:16
11 Prisca Ngetich  Kenya 20:16
12 René Kalmer  South Africa 20:17
13 Malika Asahssah  Morocco 20:17
14 Yoshiko Fujinaga  Japan 20:28
15 Cathérine Lallemand  Belgium 20:29
16 Hareg Sidelil  Ethiopia 20:37
17 Tereza Yohanes  Ethiopia 20:38
18 Salome Boiyo  Kenya 20:50
19 Risa Tanaka  Japan 20:50
20 Melinda Campbell  United States 20:51
21 Tuula Laitinen  Finland 20:53
22 Katalin Szentgyörgyi  Hungary 20:54
23 Hind Chahid  Morocco 20:55
24 Miho Nakashima  Japan 20:56
25 Elaine du Plessis  South Africa 20:58
26 Ionela Bungardean  Romania 20:59
27 Siphuluwazi Sibindi  Zimbabwe 21:10
28 Yolandi Neuhoff  South Africa 21:11
29 Chioko Sakaue  Japan 21:12
30 Sonja Stolić  Yugoslavia 21:15
31 Yelena Tolstygina  Belarus 21:15
32 Soumia Mastacou  Morocco 21:17
33 Catherine Maapela  South Africa 21:17
34 Nokhutula Muhkuli  Zimbabwe 21:18
35 Vanessa Veiga  Spain 21:22
36 Lize-Mari Venter  South Africa 21:28
37 Lynda Rabhi  Algeria 21:29
38 Sabrina Mockenhaupt  Germany 21:29
39 Alessia Lutskovskaya  Russia 21:30
40 Federica Gogele  Italy 21:33
41 Nicole Chapple  Australia 21:34
42 Riina Tolonen  Finland 21:37
43 Elena Perez  Spain 21:39
44 Kattell Villain  France 21:39
45 Laura Heiner  United States 21:43
46 Bouchra Benthami  Morocco 21:50
47 Sibusisiwe Nyoni  Zimbabwe 21:50
48 Kazuko Kanno  Japan 21:51
49 Minna Myllykoski  Finland 21:51
50 Caroline Walsh  United Kingdom 21:52
51 Tara Rohatinsky  United States 21:53
52 Fouzia Zoutat  Algeria 21:55
53 Minna Nummela  Finland 21:56
54 Ljiljana Culibrk  Croatia 21:57
55 Kenza Dahmani  Algeria 22:00
56 Nassira Taibi  Algeria 22:00
57 Mirjana Glisovic  Yugoslavia 22:01
58 Louise Kelly  United Kingdom 22:02
59 Melanie Schulz  Germany 22:02
60 Judith Heinze  Germany 22:03
61 Chantal Berthelot  France 22:03
62 Martha Garces  Mexico 22:04
63 Johanna Raja-aho  Finland 22:05
64 Tara Struyk  Canada 22:06
65 Karen Fletcher  United Kingdom 22:06
66 Inês Monteiro  Portugal 22:10
67 Letitia Pheleu  South Africa 22:15
68 Christine Mukamutesi  Rwanda 22:16
69 Vincenza Sicari  Italy 22:20
70 Natalia Rodríguez  Spain 22:23
71 Marta Gómez  Spain 22:25
72 Desneiges McLean  Canada 22:26
73 Luana Pocorobba  Italy 22:28
74 Sharolyn Shields  Canada 22:29
75 Mariel Ettinger  United States 22:32
76 Rosaria Console  Italy 22:33
77 Ann Ramsey  United States 22:33
78 Michelle Costa  Brazil 22:34
79 Epiphanie Nyirabarame  Rwanda 22:35
80 Hakima Baatouche  Algeria 22:35
81 Ksenija Orsolic  Croatia 22:36
82 Türkan Erişmiş  Turkey 22:39
83 Gabi Kastner  Germany 22:41
84 Rosa Morató  Spain 22:42
85 Rebecca Everett  United Kingdom 22:44
86 Anna Markelova  Turkmenistan 22:46
87 Ulrike Leitheim  Germany 22:47
88 Sonia Thomas  United Kingdom 22:50
89 Silvia Weissteiner  Italy 22:53
90 Demelza Murrihy  New Zealand 22:56
91 Ayfer Yigit  Turkey 23:00
92 Celine Garcia  France 23:01
93 Malindi Elmore  Canada 23:08
94 Sümeyra Tali  Turkey 23:15
95 Katharina Schley  Germany 23:19
96 Eliisa Ahola  Finland 23:25
97 Cristina Pozzo  Italy 23:27
98 Khadija Touati  Algeria 23:33
99 Dina Mijuskovic  Croatia 23:37
100 Vanina Arrua  Argentina 23:41
101 Eugenie Gnoleba  France 23:42
102 Clemantine Nyiraguhirwa  Rwanda 23:52
103 Nilgün Yilmaz  Turkey 24:14
104 Dildar Mamedova  Turkmenistan 24:23
105 Irina Podkorytova  Kazakhstan 24:30
106 Enphasia Nyirangerageze  Rwanda 25:07
107 Diala El-Chabi  Lebanon 25:09
108 Adriana da Silva  Brazil 25:16
109 Francine Byukusenge  Rwanda 26:08
110 Paula Cabrera  Argentina 26:12
111 Ana do Nascimento  Brazil 26:54
112 Laura Umpierrez  Argentina 27:30
Erin McClure  Canada DNF
Magdalena Haamwanyena  Namibia DNF
Iris Fuentes-Pila  Spain DNF
Eva Chollat-Traquet  France DNF
Fanny Pruvost  France DNF
Amber Gascoigne  United Kingdom DNF
Kawthar Al-Wahsh  Palestine DNF
Houria Riadi  Morocco DNF
Rachel Hixson  United States DNF
Nadia Ejjafini  Morocco DQ

: Nadia Ejjafini of  Morocco was the original 18th place finisher in 20:43 min, but was disqualified for age falsification.[11]

Teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
1  Ethiopia
Yimenashu Taye 1
Worknesh Kidane 3
Alemgena Bezabeh 4
Merima Hashim 8
(Hareg Sidelil) (16)
(Tereza Yohanes) (17)
16
2  Kenya
Jeruto Kiptum 2
Vivian Cheruiyot 5
Margaret Chepkemboi 6
Agnes Kiprop 7
(Prisca Ngetich) (11)
(Salome Boiyo) (18)
20
3  Japan
Emiko Kojima 9
Yoshiko Fujinaga 14
Risa Tanaka 19
Miho Nakashima 24
(Chioko Sakaue) (29)
(Kazuko Kanno) (48)
66
4  South Africa
René Kalmer 12
Elaine du Plessis 25
Yolandi Neuhoff 28
Catherine Maapela 33
(Lize-Mari Venter) (36)
(Letitia Pheleu) (67)
98
5  Morocco
Malika Asahssah 13
Hind Chahid 23
Soumia Mastacou 32
Bouchra Benthami 46
(Houria Riadi) (DNF)
114
6  Finland
Tuula Laitinen 21
Riina Tolonen 42
Minna Myllykoski 49
Minna Nummela 53
(Johanna Raja-aho) (63)
(Eliisa Ahola) (96)
165
7  United States
Melinda Campbell 20
Laura Heiner 45
Tara Rohatinsky 51
Mariel Ettinger 75
(Ann Ramsey) (77)
(Rachel Hixson) (DNF)
191
8  Algeria
Lynda Rabhi 37
Fouzia Zoutat 52
Kenza Dahmani 55
Nassira Taibi 56
(Hakima Baatouche) (80)
(Khadija Touati) (98)
200
9  Spain
Vanessa Veiga 35
Elena Perez 43
Natalia Rodríguez 70
Marta Gómez 71
(Rosa Morató) (84)
(Iris Fuentes-Pila) (DNF)
219
10  Canada
Émilie Mondor 10
Tara Struyk 64
Desneiges McLean 72
Sharolyn Shields 74
(Malindi Elmore) (93)
(Erin McClure) (DNF)
220
11  Germany
Sabrina Mockenhaupt 38
Melanie Schulz 59
Judith Heinze 60
Gabi Kastner 83
(Ulrike Leitheim) (87)
(Katharina Schley) (95)
240
12  Italy
Federica Gogele 40
Vincenza Sicari 69
Luana Pocorobba 73
Rosaria Console 76
(Silvia Weissteiner) (89)
(Cristina Pozzo) (97)
258
13  United Kingdom
Caroline Walsh 50
Louise Kelly 58
Karen Fletcher 65
Rebecca Everett 85
(Sonia Thomas) (88)
(Amber Gascoigne) (DNF)
258
14  France
Kattell Villain 44
Chantal Berthelot 61
Celine Garcia 92
Eugenie Gnoleba 101
(Eva Chollat-Traquet) (DNF)
(Fanny Pruvost) (DNF)
298
15  Rwanda
Christine Mukamutesi 68
Epiphanie Nyirabarame 79
Clemantine Nyiraguhirwa 102
Enphasia Nyirangerageze 106
(Francine Byukusenge) (109)
355
16  Turkey
Türkan Erişmiş 82
Ayfer Yigit 91
Sümeyra Tali 94
Nilgün Yilmaz 103
370
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

: Nadia Ejjafini of  Morocco was the original 18th place finisher in 20:43 min, but was disqualified for age falsification.[11]

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 122 athletes from 35 countries in the Junior women's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dunaway, James (March 23, 1998), PLUS: CROSS-COUNTRY -- WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS; Tergat Makes It Four Straight, New York Times, retrieved October 28, 2013 
  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 23, 1998), O'Sullivan a crown jewel out of Africa, Herald, retrieved October 28, 2013 
  3. ^ Minshull, Phil, Junior women, IAAF, retrieved October 28, 2013 
  4. ^ a b Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.0km CC Women - Waregem Date: Saturday, March 17, 1973, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 16, 2013 
  5. ^ Official Results - CROSS JUNIOR Women - Saturday, March 21, 1998, IAAF, March 21, 1998, retrieved October 28, 2013 
  6. ^ Results - IAAF World Cross Country Championships - Marrakech, MOROCCO 21 MAR 1998 - 22 MAR 1998 - Junior Race - women, IAAF, March 21, 1998, retrieved October 28, 2013 
  7. ^ Official Results - CROSS JUNIOR Women - Team - Saturday, March 21, 1998, IAAF, March 21, 1998, retrieved October 28, 2013 
  8. ^ Results - IAAF World Cross Country Championships - Marrakech, MOROCCO 21 MAR 1998 - 22 MAR 1998 - Junior Race - women - Final - Team, IAAF, March 21, 1998, retrieved October 28, 2013 
  9. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 28, 2013 
  10. ^ 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 28, 2013 
  11. ^ a b IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - BYDGOSZCZ 2013 - FACTS & FIGURES, IAAF, p. 11, retrieved November 2, 2013