1998 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

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1998 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
1998 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 7th
Date September 27
Host city Uster, Zürich, Switzerland Switzerland
Nations participating 54
Athletes participating 236
Races 2

The 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships was held on September 27, 1998 in the city of Uster, Switzerland. A total of 236 athletes, 139 men and 97 women, from 54 countries took part.

Detailed reports on the event and an appraisal of the results was given.[1][2]

Complete results were published.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men  Paul Koech (KEN) 1:00:01  Hendrick Ramaala (RSA) 1:00:24  Khalid Skah (MAR) 1:00:24
Women  Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 1:08:29  Elana Meyer (RSA) 1:08:32  Lidia Simon (ROU) 1:08:58
Team
Team Men  South Africa 3:02:21  Kenya 3:03:07  Ethiopia 3:05:18
Team Women  Kenya 3:29:43  Romania 3:32:19  Spain 3:34:18

Race Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1 Paul Koech  Kenya 1:00:01 PB
2 Hendrick Ramaala  South Africa 1:00:24
3 Khalid Skah  Morocco 1:00:24 PB
4 Ibrahim Seid  Ethiopia 1:00:31 PB
5 Gert Thys  South Africa 1:00:37
6 Antonio Silio  Argentina 1:00:45 NR
7 Luís Jesús  Portugal 1:01:10
8 Tendai Chimusasa  Zimbabwe 1:01:14
9 Abner Chipu  South Africa 1:01:20
10 Shem Kororia  Kenya 1:01:30
11 John Gwako  Kenya 1:01:36
12 Ronaldo da Costa  Brazil 1:01:40
13 Joseph Kibor  Kenya 1:01:42
14 Bartolomé Serrano  Spain 1:01:43 PB
15 Martín Fiz  Spain 1:01:47
16 Luís Novo  Portugal 1:01:50 PB
17 Carsten Jørgensen  Denmark 1:01:55 PB
18 Javier Cortés  Spain 1:02:02 PB
19 Alemayehu Girma  Ethiopia 1:02:07 PB
20 Janko Benša  Yugoslavia 1:02:11 PB
21 Joseph Kimani  Kenya 1:02:15
22 Maxwell Zungu  South Africa 1:02:16 PB
23 Osamu Nara  Japan 1:02:21
24 Carlos Patrício  Portugal 1:02:22
25 Danilo Goffi  Italy 1:02:24
26 Mohamed Ouaadi  France 1:02:29 PB
27 Daniele Caimmi  Italy 1:02:33 PB
28 Ali Mabrouk El-Zaidi  Libya 1:02:39 PB
29 Addis Abebe  Ethiopia 1:02:40
30 Atsushi Fujita  Japan 1:02:45
31 Stéphane Schweickhardt   Switzerland 1:02:48
32 Giacomo Leone  Italy 1:02:49
33 Alene Emere  Ethiopia 1:02:50
34 Kebede Tekeste  Ethiopia 1:02:51 PB
35 Wilbroad Axweso  Tanzania 1:02:52
36 Javier Caballero  Spain 1:02:54 PB
37 João NʼTyamba  Angola 1:02:54 PB
38 Marco Gielen  Netherlands 1:02:57
39 Alberto Chaíça  Portugal 1:03:03
40 Mohamed Serbouti  France 1:03:07 PB
41 José Orlando Sánchez Guerrero  Colombia 1:03:08
42 Alfred Shemweta  Sweden 1:03:20
43 Francesco Ingargiola  Italy 1:03:30
44 Valdenor dos Santos  Brazil 1:03:32
45 Juan Carlos Gutiérrez  Colombia 1:03:42
46 Delfim Conceição  Portugal 1:03:44
47 Carlos Grisales  Colombia 1:03:47
48 Pedro Rojas  Colombia 1:03:59 PB
49 Antonio Pérez  Spain 1:04:06
50 Krzysztof Przybyła  Poland 1:04:07 PB
51 Ezael Thlobo  South Africa 1:04:08
52 Benedict Ako  Tanzania 1:04:14
53 Richard Potts  New Zealand 1:04:16 PB
54 André Ramos  Brazil 1:04:17 PB
55 Eryk Szostak  Poland 1:04:20
56 Jonathan Wyatt  New Zealand 1:04:23 PB
57 Stephen Bwalya  Zambia 1:04:26
58 Viktor Röthlin   Switzerland 1:04:30
59 Alex Malinga  Uganda 1:04:33 PB
60 Joseph Nsengiyumya  Rwanda 1:04:40 PB
61 Vladimir Tsyamchik  Belarus 1:04:43
62 Sam Mwape  Zambia 1:04:44
63 Bigboy Goromonzi  Zimbabwe 1:04:46
64 Katsuhiko Hanada  Japan 1:04:53
65 Jean-Pierre Lautredoux  France 1:04:59
66 Pavel Loskutov  Estonia 1:05:00 PB
67 Elijah Mutandiro  Zimbabwe 1:05:03
68 Koji Kimura  Japan 1:05:06
69 Craig Kirkwood  New Zealand 1:05:08
70 Oliver Mintzlaff  Germany 1:05:09 PB
71 Borislav Dević  Yugoslavia 1:05:14
72 Michael Fietz  Germany 1:05:15
73 Todd Reeser  United States 1:05:18
74 Tekeye Gebrselassie  Netherlands 1:05:18
75 Hansjörg Brücker   Switzerland 1:05:19
76 Toomas Tarm  Estonia 1:05:21 PB
77 Eduardo do Nascimento  Brazil 1:05:27
78 Safari Ingi  Tanzania 1:05:34
79 Gabriel Mazimpaka  Rwanda 1:05:35
80 Gavin Gaynor  United States 1:05:36 PB
81 Peter van der Velden  Netherlands 1:05:47
82 Eric Morrison  United States 1:05:50
83 Markus Gerber   Switzerland 1:05:51
84 Jan Křižák  Slovakia 1:05:56 PB
85 Patrick Phillips  United States 1:05:58 PB
86 Ceslovas Kundrotas  Lithuania 1:05:59
87 Pavelas Fedorenko  Lithuania 1:05:59
88 Felix Mbuye  Zambia 1:06:00
89 Peter Visser  Netherlands 1:06:00
90 Steffen Benecke  Germany 1:06:04
91 Miroslav Sajler  Czech Republic 1:06:06
92 Joseph Nsubuga  Uganda 1:06:09 PB
93 Daniel Ferreira  Brazil 1:06:14
94 Ben Chesang  Uganda 1:06:29 PB
95 Margus Pirksaar  Estonia 1:06:31 PB
96 Philip Rist   Switzerland 1:06:32
97 Pavel Dudr  Czech Republic 1:06:34
98 Sipho Dlamini  Swaziland 1:06:45 PB
99 Ali Awad  Lebanon 1:06:50
100 Andrew Peskett  New Zealand 1:06:51 PB
101 Vladimir Gusev  Kyrgyzstan 1:06:55
102 Pavel Faschingbauer  Czech Republic 1:06:56
103 Menon Ramsamy  Mauritius 1:07:05
104 Jean-François Bertron  France 1:07:06
105 Pascal Fetizon  France 1:07:07
106 Jiří Hajzler  Czech Republic 1:07:15
107 Michael Wolf  Germany 1:07:24
108 Patrick Ishyaka  Rwanda 1:07:42
109 Darrell General  United States 1:07:48
110 Christian Fischer  Germany 1:07:56
111 Ramiz Taipi  Yugoslavia 1:08:18
112 Arunas Balciunas  Lithuania 1:08:28
113 Wiesław Figurski  Poland 1:08:31
114 Samuli Vasala  Finland 1:08:43
115 Hidajet Bulic  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:09:10 PB
116 Mehdi Chebli  Lebanon 1:09:53
117 António Zeferino  Cape Verde 1:10:19
118 Omar Abdel Latif  Lebanon 1:10:37
119 Kaare Sørensen  Denmark 1:10:39
120 Room Singh  India 1:10:40 PB
121 Charygeldiy Allaberdiyev  Turkmenistan 1:10:49
122 Roland Wille  Liechtenstein 1:10:56
123 Hari Singh  India 1:10:58 PB
124 Raj Pal  India 1:11:05 PB
125 Clement Omagoro  Uganda 1:11:15 PB
126 Josip Lacković  Croatia 1:11:48
127 Drago Paripović  Croatia 1:12:18
128 Robert Prejnjak  Croatia 1:12:28
129 José Luis Ebatela  Equatorial Guinea 1:13:01 PB
130 Eric Vamben  Mauritius 1:13:38
131 Liam Byrne  Gibraltar 1:14:11
132 Judex Durhone  Mauritius 1:15:14
133 Dovletmomed Nazarov  Turkmenistan 1:16:01
134 Louis Chichon  Gibraltar 1:16:18
135 Aleksandr Levdanskiy  Kyrgyzstan 1:19:25
Diego Colorado  Colombia DNF
Saša Ljubojević  Croatia DNF
Michele Gamba  Italy DNF
Parakhat Kurtgeldiyev  Turkmenistan DNF


Women's[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1 Tegla Loroupe  Kenya 1:08:29
2 Elana Meyer  South Africa 1:08:32
3 Lidia Simon  Romania 1:08:58 PB
4 Olivera Jevtić  Yugoslavia 1:10:02
5 Annemari Sandell  Finland 1:10:04
6 Joyce Chepchumba  Kenya 1:10:10
7 Julia Vaquero  Spain 1:10:33
8 Cristina Pomacu  Romania 1:10:39
9 Yukiko Okamoto  Japan 1:10:50
10 Leah Malot  Kenya 1:11:04
11 Albertina Dias  Portugal 1:11:08
12 Alina Ivanova  Russia 1:11:18
13 Svetlana Zakharova  Russia 1:11:26
14 María Luisa Lárraga  Spain 1:11:30 PB
15 Maria Guida  Italy 1:11:31
16 Irma Heeren  Netherlands 1:11:35
17 Rakiya Maraoui  France 1:11:44
18 Franziska Rochat   Switzerland 1:11:47
19 Asha Gigi  Ethiopia 1:11:49 PB
20 Firiya Sultanova-Zhdanova  Russia 1:11:53
21 Lornah Kiplagat  Kenya 1:12:09
22 Kazumi Matsuo  Japan 1:12:12
23 Rocío Ríos  Spain 1:12:15
24 Daria Nauer   Switzerland 1:12:25
25 Zahia Dahmani  France 1:12:27
26 Lucilla Andreucci  Italy 1:12:34
27 Franca Fiacconi  Italy 1:12:37
28 Jody Hawkins  United States 1:12:38
29 Constantina Diţă-Tomescu  Romania 1:12:42
30 Sylvia Renz  Germany 1:12:44
31 Nicole Whiteford  South Africa 1:12:49
32 Maren Östringer  Germany 1:12:49
33 Melissa Moon  New Zealand 1:13:06
34 Mayumi Ichikawa  Japan 1:13:16
35 Aurica Buia  Romania 1:13:44
36 Annemette Jensen  Denmark 1:13:47
37 Galina Karnatsevich/Baruk  Belarus 1:13:47
38 Rosa Oliveira  Portugal 1:13:52
39 Alena Peterková  Czech Republic 1:13:58
40 Annick Clouvel  France 1:14:02
41 Jackline Torori  Kenya 1:14:03
42 Shelly Steely  United States 1:14:06
43 Yelena Mazovka  Belarus 1:14:16
44 Irina Safarova  Russia 1:14:28
45 Takako Kotorida  Japan 1:14:32
46 Leila Aman  Ethiopia 1:14:36
47 Elsabet Truneh  Ethiopia 1:14:37 PB
48 Birgit Jerschabek  Germany 1:14:45
49 Satoko Karita  Japan 1:14:48
51 Christine McNamara  United States 1:15:01
52 Liz Yelling/Talbot  Great Britain 1:15:06 PB
53 Dorota Gruca-Giezek  Poland 1:15:12
54 Florinda Andreucci  Italy 1:15:14
55 Clarisse Rasoarizay  Madagascar 1:15:43
56 Helána Barócsi  Hungary 1:15:48
56 Martha Ernstdóttir  Iceland 1:15:48
57 Pan Jinhong  China 1:15:56
58 Wang Yanfang  China 1:15:56
59 Marietjie McDermott  South Africa 1:15:56
60 Fátima Cabral  Portugal 1:16:05
61 Trina Painter  United States 1:16:10
62 Kim Pawelek  United States 1:16:22
63 Inga Juodeškienė  Lithuania 1:16:23
64 Debbie Percival  Great Britain 1:16:25
65 Yelena Makolova  Belarus 1:16:31
66 Ursula Jeitziner   Switzerland 1:16:40
67 Alison Wyeth  Great Britain 1:16:44
68 Elisabeth Krieg-Ruprecht   Switzerland 1:16:50
69 Dita Hebelková  Czech Republic 1:17:20 PB
70 Anna-Ursula Olbrecht   Switzerland 1:17:20
71 Maria Bradley  Great Britain 1:17:25
72 Yigezu Tsehay  Ethiopia 1:17:30 PB
73 Maree Bunce  New Zealand 1:17:51
74 Eti Einer  Israel 1:18:01 PB
75 Asegedech Gizaw  Ethiopia 1:18:13
76 Lydia Mafula  South Africa 1:18:14
77 Mirjana Glisovic  Yugoslavia 1:18:52
78 Vilija Birbalaitė  Lithuania 1:19:21
79 Sue Reinsford  Great Britain 1:19:30
80 Mable Chiwama  Zambia 1:19:34
81 Dana Janecková  Slovakia 1:19:50
82 Suzana Čirić  Yugoslavia 1:20:10
83 Luz Fabiola Rueda  Colombia 1:20:24
84 Chanda Mwansa  Zambia 1:20:47
85 Jean Mpundu  Zambia 1:21:22
86 Annie Coathalem  France 1:21:39
87 Irena Šádková  Czech Republic 1:21:40
88 Ines Cronjäger  Germany 1:21:52
89 Anna Markelova  Turkmenistan 1:22:13 PB
90 Rigzen Angmo  India 1:31:36
91 Esperanza Obono  Equatorial Guinea 1:33:59
92 Kristinka Marković  Croatia 1:34:04
93 Sarbjett Kaur  India 1:34:06
Natalia Bendzik  Belarus DNF
Chantal Dällenbach  France DNF
Sonia Maccioni  Italy DNF
Nuta Olaru  Romania DNF


Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Time
1  South Africa Hendrick Ramaala
Gert Thys
Abner Chipu
3:02:21
2  Kenya Paul Koech
Shem Kororia
John Gwako
3:03:07
3  Ethiopia Ibrahim Seid
Alemayehu Girma
Addis Abebe
3:05:18
4  Portugal Luís Jesús
Luís Novo
Carlos Patrício
3:05:22
5  Spain Bartolomé Serrano
Martín Fiz
Javier Cortés
3:05:32
6  Italy Danilo Goffi
Daniele Caimmi
Giacomo Leone
3:07:46
7  Brazil Ronaldo da Costa
Valdenor dos Santos
André Ramos
3:09:29
8  Japan Osamu Nara
Atsushi Fujita
Katsuhiko Hanada
3:09:59
9  France Mohamed Ouaadi
Mohamed Serbouti
Jean-Pierre Lautredoux
3:10:35
10  Colombia José Orlando Sánchez Guerrero
Juan Carlos Gutiérrez
Carlos Grisales
3:10:37
11  Zimbabwe Tendai Chimusasa
Bigboy Goromonzi
Elijah Mutandiro
3:11:03
12   Switzerland Stéphane Schweickhardt
Viktor Röthlin
Hansjörg Brücker
3:12:37
13  Tanzania Wilbroad Axweso
Benedict Ako
Safari Ingi
3:12:40
14  New Zealand Richard Potts
Jonathan Wyatt
Craig Kirkwood
3:13:47
15  Netherlands Marco Gielen
Tekeye Gebrselassie
Peter van der Velden
3:14:02
16  Zambia Stephen Bwalya
Sam Mwape
Felix Mbuye
3:15:10
17  Yugoslavia Janko Benša
Borislav Dević
Ramiz Taipi
3:15:43
18  Germany Oliver Mintzlaff
Michael Fietz
Steffen Benecke
3:16:28
19  United States Todd Reeser
Gavin Gaynor
Eric Morrison
3:16:44
20  Estonia Pavel Loskutov
Toomas Tarm
Margus Pirksaar
3:16:52
21  Poland Krzysztof Przybyła
Eryk Szostak
Wiesław Figurski
3:16:58
22  Uganda Alex Malinga
Joseph Nsubuga
Ben Chesang
3:17:11
23  Rwanda Joseph Nsengiyumya
Gabriel Mazimpaka
Patrick Ishyaka
3:17:57
24  Czech Republic Miroslav Sajler
Pavel Dudr
Pavel Faschingbauer
3:19:36
25  Lithuania Ceslovas Kundrotas
Pavelas Fedorenko
Arunas Balciunas
3:20:26
26  Lebanon Ali Awad
Mehdi Chebli
Omar Abdel Latif
3:27:20
27  India Room Singh
Hari Singh
Raj Pal
3:32:43
28  Mauritius Menon Ramsamy
Eric Vamben
Judex Durhone
3:35:57
29  Croatia Josip Lacković
Drago Paripović
Robert Prejnjak
3:36:34
 Turkmenistan Charygeldiy Allaberdiyev
Dovletmomed Nazarov
Parakhat Kurtgeldiyev
DNF

Women's[edit]

Rank Country Team Time
1  Kenya Tegla Loroupe
Joyce Chepchumba
Leah Malot
3:29:43
2  Romania Lidia Simon
Cristina Pomacu
Constantina Diţă-Tomescu
3:32:19
3  Spain Julia Vaquero
María Luisa Lárraga
Rocío Ríos
3:34:18
4  Russia Alina Ivanova
Svetlana Zakharova
Firiya Sultanova-Zhdanova
3:34:37
5  Japan Yukiko Okamoto
Kazumi Matsuo
Mayumi Ichikawa
3:36:18
6  Italy Maria Guida
Lucilla Andreucci
Franca Fiacconi
3:36:42
7  South Africa Elana Meyer
Nicole Whiteford
Marietjie McDermott
3:37:17
8  France Rakiya Maraoui
Zahia Dahmani
Annick Clouvel
3:38:13
9  Germany Sylvia Renz
Maren Östringer
Birgit Jerschabek
3:40:18
10   Switzerland Franziska Rochat
Daria Nauer
Ursula Jeitziner
3:40:52
11  Ethiopia Asha Gigi
Leila Aman
Elsabet Truneh
3:41:02
12  Portugal Albertina Dias
Rosa Oliveira
Fátima Cabral
3:41:05
13  United States Jody Hawkins
Shelly Steely
Christine McNamara
3:41:45
14  Belarus Galina Karnatsevich/Baruk
Yelena Mazovka
Yelena Makolova
3:44:34
15  Great Britain Liz Yelling/Talbot
Debbie Percival
Alison Wyeth
3:48:15
16  Yugoslavia Olivera Jevtić
Mirjana Glisovic
Suzana Čirić
3:49:04
17  Czech Republic Alena Peterková
Dita Hebelková
Irena Šádková
3:52:58
18  Zambia Mable Chiwama
Chanda Mwansa
Jean Mpundu
4:01:43

Participation[edit]

The participation of 236 athletes (139 men/97 women) from 54 countries is reported.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Koech (KEN) dominates World Half Marathon Championships, IAAF, September 28, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  2. ^ Loroupe leads all the way to historic title defence, IAAF, September 28, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  3. ^ a b IAAF WORLD HALF MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS - KAVARNA 2012 - FACTS & FIGURES - Incorporating the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships (1992-2005/2008-2010) & the IAAF World Road Running Championships 2006/2007, IAAF, retrieved September 1, 2013 
  4. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Results - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  5. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  6. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Results - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  7. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  8. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Team Results - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  9. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Men - Team, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  10. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Team Results - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  11. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Women - Team, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 

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