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

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Senior 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 29
Athletes participating 97
Races 1
Distances 8 km – Senior women

The Senior 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]

Senior women's race (8 km)[edit]

Individual[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Sonia O'Sullivan  Ireland 25:39
2nd Paula Radcliffe  United Kingdom 25:42
3rd Gete Wami  Ethiopia 25:49
4 Merima Denboba  Ethiopia 25:56
5 Jackline Maranga  Kenya 25:56
6 Julia Vaquero  Spain 26:06
7 Jane Omoro  Kenya 26:07
8 Leah Malot  Kenya 26:16
9 Ayelech Worku  Ethiopia 26:17
10 Sally Barsosio  Kenya 26:27
11 Naomi Mugo  Kenya 26:33
12 Susan Chepkemei  Kenya 26:35
13 Hayley Haining  United Kingdom 26:40
14 Nora Rocha  Mexico 26:49
15 Colleen de Reuck  South Africa 26:51
16 Rocío Ríos  Spain 26:53
17 Restituta Joseph  Tanzania 27:00
18 Blandine Bitzner-Ducret  France 27:03
19 Kylie Risk  Australia 27:04
20 Deena Drossin  United States 27:06
21 Getenesh Urge  Ethiopia 27:07
22 Svetlana Baygulova  Russia 27:07
23 Nyla Carroll  New Zealand 27:08
24 Chiemi Takahashi  Japan 27:17
25 Vikki McPherson  United Kingdom 27:18
26 Samukeliso Moyo  Zimbabwe 27:20
27 Yukiko Mita  Japan 27:21
28 Yoko Shibui  Japan 27:21
29 Elisabeth Mongudhi  Namibia 27:22
30 Liz Wilson  United States 27:23
31 Joan Nesbit  United States 27:24
32 Natalie Harvey  Australia 27:24
33 Beatriz Santíago  Spain 27:27
34 Liz Talbot  United Kingdom 27:28
35 Conceição Ferreira  Portugal 27:29
36 Asha Gigi  Ethiopia 27:37
37 Nnenna Lynch  United States 27:41
38 María Abel  Spain 27:41
39 Leila Aman  Ethiopia 27:48
40 Anja Smolders  Belgium 27:49
41 Yamna Belkacem  France 27:50
42 Teresa Recio  Spain 27:52
43 Christine Mallo  France 27:53
44 Wioletta Kryza  Poland 27:56
45 Ai Fukuchi  Japan 27:58
46 Singasi Dube  Zimbabwe 27:59
47 Manuela Dias  Portugal 28:00
48 Annemari Sandell  Finland 28:01
49 Ana Correia  Portugal 28:03
50 Mandy Giblin  Australia 28:06
51 Hussein Hawa  Tanzania 28:07
52 Kristin Ihle  United States 28:08
53 Lucy Wright  United Kingdom 28:09
54 Lisa Dick  Australia 28:10
55 Tina Connelly  Canada 28:11
56 Valerie Vaughan  Ireland 28:13
57 Chantal Dällenbach  France 28:20
58 Charné Rademeyer  South Africa 28:20
59 Angela Joiner  United Kingdom 28:21
60 Sultana Aït Hammou  Morocco 28:33
61 Marina Bastos  Portugal 28:37
62 Fatima Yvelain  France 28:40
63 Zena Wilsnach  South Africa 28:41
64 Ana Gimeno  Spain 28:44
65 Rosa Oliveira  Portugal 28:50
66 Michele Chalmers  United States 28:53
67 Fatiha Klilech  Morocco 28:56
68 Maureen Harrington  Ireland 28:58
69 Fatiha Baouf  Morocco 29:07
70 Cari Rampersad  Canada 29:08
71 Anne Keenan-Buckley  Ireland 29:11
72 Rosa Mila Ibarra  Colombia 29:13
73 Maria Moraes  Brazil 29:26
74 Teresa Duffy  Ireland 29:31
75 Linda Thyer  Canada 29:34
76 Adriana de Souza  Brazil 29:36
77 Marcela Jackson  Costa Rica 29:39
78 Asmae Leghzaoui  Morocco 29:40
79 Miriam Caldasso  Brazil 29:40
80 Maria Polyzou  Greece 29:45
81 Melody Marcus  South Africa 29:48
82 Widad Farissi  Morocco 29:48
83 Message Mapfumo  Zimbabwe 30:03
84 Irina Troyeglazova  Kazakhstan 30:29
85 Maria Rodriguez  Colombia 30:32
86 Saadia Zakar  Morocco 30:34
87 Marvelous Kativhu  Zimbabwe 30:51
88 Svetlana Kasymskya  Turkmenistan 31:46
89 Violet Dudeleva  Turkmenistan 33:55
90 Rosemary Omundsen  Papua New Guinea 34:32
Stella Castro  Colombia DNF
Helena Sampaio  Portugal DNF
Jacqueline Mota  Canada DNF
Joalsiae Llado  France DNF
Adriana Agudelo  Colombia DNF
Marta Mokofna  South Africa DNF
Magdaline Morobi  South Africa DNF

Teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
1st  Kenya
Jackline Maranga 5
Jane Omoro 7
Leah Malot 8
Sally Barsosio 10
(Naomi Mugo) (11)
(Susan Chepkemei) (12)
30
2nd  Ethiopia
Gete Wami 3
Merima Denboba 4
Ayelech Worku 9
Getenesh Urge 21
(Asha Gigi) (36)
(Leila Aman) (39)
37
3rd  United Kingdom
Paula Radcliffe 2
Hayley Haining 13
Vikki McPherson 25
Liz Talbot 34
(Lucy Wright) (53)
(Angela Joiner) (59)
74
4  Spain
Julia Vaquero 6
Rocío Ríos 16
Beatriz Santíago 33
María Abel 38
(Teresa Recio) (42)
(Ana Gimeno) (64)
93
5  United States
Deena Drossin 20
Liz Wilson 30
Joan Nesbit 31
Nnenna Lynch 37
(Kristin Ihle) (52)
(Michele Chalmers) (66)
118
6  Japan
Chiemi Takahashi 24
Yukiko Mita 27
Yoko Shibui 28
Ai Fukuchi 45
124
7  Australia
Kylie Risk 19
Natalie Harvey 32
Mandy Giblin 50
Lisa Dick 54
155
8  France
Blandine Bitzner-Ducret 18
Yamna Belkacem 41
Christine Mallo 43
Chantal Dällenbach 57
(Fatima Yvelain) (62)
(Joalsiae Llado) (DNF)
159
9  Portugal
Conceição Ferreira 35
Manuela Dias 47
Ana Correia 49
Marina Bastos 61
(Rosa Oliveira) (65)
(Helena Sampaio) (DNF)
192
10  Ireland
Sonia O'Sullivan 1
Valerie Vaughan 56
Maureen Harrington 68
Anne Keenan-Buckley 71
(Teresa Duffy) (74)
196
11  South Africa
Colleen de Reuck 15
Charné Rademeyer 58
Zena Wilsnach 63
Melody Marcus 81
(Marta Mokofna) (DNF)
(Magdaline Morobi) (DNF)
217
12  Zimbabwe
Samukeliso Moyo 26
Singasi Dube 46
Message Mapfumo 83
Marvelous Kativhu 87
242
13  Morocco
Sultana Aït Hammou 60
Fatiha Klilech 67
Fatiha Baouf 69
Asmae Leghzaoui 78
(Widad Farissi) (82)
(Saadia Zakar) (86)
274
DNF  Canada
Tina Connelly (55)
Cari Rampersad (70)
Linda Thyer (75)
Jacqueline Mota (DNF)
DNF
DNF  Colombia
Rosa Mila Ibarra (72)
Maria Rodriguez (85)
Stella Castro (DNF)
Adriana Agudelo (DNF)
DNF
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 97 athletes from 29 countries in the Senior women's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[10]

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