1999 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

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1999 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
1999 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 8th
Date October 3
Host city Palermo, Sicilia, Italy Italy
Nations participating 48
Athletes participating 192
Races 2

The 8th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships was held on October 3, 1999 in the city of Palermo, Italy. A total of 192 athletes, 119 men and 73 women, from 48 countries took part. The course was traced through the historical centre of the town with the start/finish line on the "Foro Italico."[1] A detailed report on the event and an appraisal of the results was given.[2][3]

Complete results were published.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men  Paul Tergat (KEN) 1:01:50  Hendrick Ramaala (RSA) 1:01:50  Tesfaye Jifar (ETH) 1:01:51
Women  Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 1:08:48  Mizuki Noguchi (JPN) 1:09:12  Catherine Ndereba (KEN) 1:09:23
Team
Team Men  South Africa 3:06:01  Ethiopia 3:06:03  Kenya 3:06:03
Team Women  Kenya 3:27:40  Japan 3:30:06  Russia 3:31:49

Race Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1 Paul Tergat  Kenya 1:01:50
2 Hendrick Ramaala  South Africa 1:01:50
3 Tesfaye Jifar  Ethiopia 1:01:51
4 Abdellah Béhar  France 1:01:53
5 Eduardo Henriques  Portugal 1:01:53
6 Abner Chipu  South Africa 1:01:54
7 Laban Chege  Kenya 1:01:54
8 Tesfaye Tola  Ethiopia 1:01:56
9 Fekadu Degefu  Ethiopia 1:02:16
10 Mluleki Nobanda  South Africa 1:02:17
11 Sammy Korir  Kenya 1:02:19
12 Gert Thys  South Africa 1:02:24
13 Kamiel Maase  Netherlands 1:02:33
14 Toshiyuki Hayata  Japan 1:02:35
15 Faustin Baha  Tanzania 1:02:41
16 Gebremariam Gebremedhin  Ethiopia 1:02:46
17 Philip Rugut  Kenya 1:02:59
18 Rachid Berradi  Italy 1:03:03
19 Larbi Zéroual  France 1:03:05
20 Alberto Chaíça  Portugal 1:03:08
21 Toshiaki Tezuka  Japan 1:03:20
22 Araya Berhane  Ethiopia 1:03:24
23 Shigeru Aburaya  Japan 1:03:26
24 Rachid Ziar  Algeria 1:03:32
25 Teodoro Cuñado  Spain 1:03:33
26 Javier Caballero  Spain 1:03:39
27 Mohamed Serbouti  France 1:03:41
28 Jafred Lorone  Uganda 1:03:44
29 José Ramos  Portugal 1:03:49
30 Tsuyoshi Ogata  Japan 1:03:50
31 Antonio Martins  France 1:03:55
32 Jumanne Tuluway  Tanzania 1:03:57
33 Antonio Serrano  Spain 1:03:58
34 Hakim Bagy  France 1:03:58
35 Koen Allaert  Belgium 1:04:00
36 Giacomo Leone  Italy 1:04:00
37 Roberto Barbi  Italy 1:04:02
38 Aiduna Aitnafa  Netherlands 1:04:02
39 Said Boumhandi  Morocco 1:04:10
40 Mark Steinle  Great Britain 1:04:11
41 Scott Larson  United States 1:04:14
42 Alejandro Cuahtepizi  Mexico 1:04:32
43 José Dias  Portugal 1:04:32
44 Christian Nemeth  Belgium 1:04:42
45 Vladimir Tsyamchik  Belarus 1:04:44
46 John Sence  United States 1:04:55
47 Kim Gillard  Australia 1:05:04
48 Marco Gielen  Netherlands 1:05:08
49 António Resende  Portugal 1:05:11
50 Kevin Odiorne  United States 1:05:19
51 Amar Dahbi  Algeria 1:05:19
51 Kamal Kohil  Algeria 1:05:19
52 Sebastiano Mazzara  Italy 1:05:20
53 Sebastian Bürklein  Germany 1:05:21
54 Ahmed Abd El-Mangoud  Egypt 1:05:34
55 Pavel Loskutov  Estonia 1:05:45
56 Rachid Boulenouar  Algeria 1:05:47
57 Miguel Bravo  Mexico 1:05:47
58 Nick Jones  Great Britain 1:05:57
59 Drago Paripović  Croatia 1:05:58
60 Stéphane Rousseau  Belgium 1:06:10
61 Delmir dos Santos  Brazil 1:06:13
62 David Taylor  Great Britain 1:06:13
63 Alphonse Munyeshyaka  Rwanda 1:06:21
64 Masayuki Kobayashi  Japan 1:06:26
65 Borislav Dević  Yugoslavia 1:06:32
66 Francis Yiga  Uganda 1:06:47
67 Oscar Fernández  Spain 1:06:50
68 Fouly Salem  Egypt 1:06:50
69 Zarislav Gapeyenko  Belarus 1:06:52
70 Christian Fischer  Germany 1:06:54
71 Sipho Dlamini  Swaziland 1:06:59
72 Jan Křižák  Slovakia 1:07:00
73 Toomas Tarm  Estonia 1:07:08
74 Ali Awad  Lebanon 1:07:10
75 Ahmed Abdel Rasool Badry  Egypt 1:07:17
76 Leszek Lewandowski  Poland 1:07:25
77 Margus Pirksaar  Estonia 1:07:32
78 Pavel Faschingbauer  Czech Republic 1:07:39
79 Isaiah Dlamini  Swaziland 1:07:42
80 Oliver Mintzlaff  Germany 1:07:42
81 Lucky Bhembe  Swaziland 1:07:44
82 Vasilios Zabélis  Greece 1:07:47
83 Glynn Tromans  Great Britain 1:07:49
84 Jeff Campbell  United States 1:07:50
85 Job Sikoria  Uganda 1:08:30
86 Michael Fietz  Germany 1:08:33
87 Francisco Bautista  Mexico 1:08:38
88 Sokhibdjan Sharipov  Tajikistan 1:08:50
89 Gabriel Mazimpaka  Rwanda 1:08:51
90 Nedeljko Ravić  Croatia 1:08:55
91 António Zeferino  Cape Verde 1:09:05
92 Seif Eldin El-Nur  Sudan 1:09:10
93 Joseph Sterlino  Sudan 1:09:27
94 Shadrack Hoff  South Africa 1:09:44
95 Cordero Roy Vargas  Costa Rica 1:10:02
96 Ahmed Boulahia  Algeria 1:10:07
97 Ramiz Taipi  Yugoslavia 1:10:11
98 Mohamed Al-Khawlani  Yemen 1:10:11
99 Vladimir Tonchinskiy  Belarus 1:10:12
100 Ivica Škopac  Croatia 1:10:13
101 Miguel Romero  Ecuador 1:13:19
102 Hussein Awada  Lebanon 1:13:35
103 Ihab Salama  Palestine 1:13:41
104 Omar Abdel Latif  Lebanon 1:14:05
105 Weldon Johnson  United States 1:14:58
106 Frederick Baldacchino  Malta 1:14:58
107 Khalid Al-Estashi  Yemen 1:15:40
108 Vasiliy Andreyev  Uzbekistan 1:16:35
109 Abdel Salam Al-Dabaji  Palestine 1:18:48
Daniel Ferreira  Brazil DNF
Geraldo de Assis  Brazil DNF
Michele Gamba  Italy DNF
Shem Kororia  Kenya DNF
Ali Mohamad  Sudan DNF
John Nada Saya  Tanzania DNF
Yevgeniy Nujdin  Uzbekistan DNF
Esmail Al-Dawla  Yemen DNF
Silvio Guerra  Ecuador DNS
Nestor Jarni  Ecuador DNS
Ahmed Aly Aly  Egypt DNS
Wael Anwar Adan  Egypt DNS
José Luis Ebatela Nvó  Equatorial Guinea DNS
Diosdado Edjang Ndemesogo  Equatorial Guinea DNS
Sergey Zabavski  Tajikistan DNS
Joseph Nsubuga  Uganda DNS
Santino Diang  Sudan DNS
Gabriel Ndour  Senegal DNS
Malick Seck  Senegal DNS
Medson Chibwe  Zambia DNS
Vincent Hatuleke  Zambia DNS
Sam Mfula Mwape  Zambia DNS
Mohammed S.A. Salama  Palestine DNS

Women's[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1 Tegla Loroupe  Kenya 1:08:48
2 Mizuki Noguchi  Japan 1:09:12
3 Catherine Ndereba  Kenya 1:09:23
4 Joyce Chepchumba  Kenya 1:09:29
5 Reiko Tosa  Japan 1:09:36
6 Valentina Yegorova  Russia 1:09:59
7 Elana Meyer  South Africa 1:10:20
8 Luminița Talpoș  Romania 1:10:33
9 Lyudmila Biktasheva  Russia 1:10:35
10 Alina Ivanova  Russia 1:11:15
11 Hiromi Katayama  Japan 1:11:18
12 Constantina Diţă  Romania 1:11:22
13 Margaret Okayo  Kenya 1:11:29
14 Derartu Tulu  Ethiopia 1:11:33
15 Ana Isabel Alonso  Spain 1:11:38
16 Cristina Pomacu  Romania 1:11:45
17 Satomi Matsuo  Japan 1:11:48
18 Lyudmila Petrova  Russia 1:11:53
19 Agata Balsamo  Italy 1:11:58
20 Jane Omoro  Kenya 1:12:10
21 Olivera Jevtić  Yugoslavia 1:12:32
22 Marian Sutton  Great Britain 1:12:36
23 Rosaria Console  Italy 1:12:46
24 María Abel  Spain 1:13:08
25 Lyubov Morgunova  Russia 1:13:25
26 Ritsuko Sasaki  Japan 1:13:26
27 Florinda Andreucci  Italy 1:13:33
28 Tereza Yohanes  Ethiopia 1:13:38
29 Birhan Dagne  Great Britain 1:13:41
30 Fatima Hajjami  France 1:13:55
31 Gabrielle OʼRourke  New Zealand 1:14:12
32 Gitte Karlshøj  Denmark 1:14:15
33 Lucilla Andreucci  Italy 1:15:05
34 Susan Michelsson  Australia 1:15:07
35 Mónica Pont  Spain 1:15:12
36 Alemitu Bekele  Ethiopia 1:15:27
37 Marlene Fortunato  Brazil 1:15:29
38 Teyba Erkesso  Ethiopia 1:15:48
39 Michelle Byrne  United States 1:15:55
40 Lynn Fitzsimmons  United States 1:16:14
41 Christine McNamara  United States 1:16:18
42 Marie Boyd  United States 1:16:37
43 Annemette Jensen  Denmark 1:16:47
44 Asegedech Gizaw  Ethiopia 1:16:53
45 Silvana Trampuz  Australia 1:17:12
46 Stefanija Statkuvienė  Belgium 1:17:30
47 Theresa du Toit  South Africa 1:17:33
48 Jo Lodge  Great Britain 1:17:36
49 Krystyną Pieczulis  Poland 1:18:02
50 Azwindini Lukhwareni  South Africa 1:18:28
51 Carlien Cornelissen  South Africa 1:18:37
52 Shireen Crumpton  New Zealand 1:19:21
53 Kelly Liljeblad  United States 1:19:23
54 Nili Avramski  Israel 1:20:20
55 Yeoryía Abatzídou  Greece 1:20:45
56 Dana Janecková  Slovakia 1:21:28
57 Vesna Stevanović  Yugoslavia 1:21:34
58 Sarah Mahlangu  South Africa 1:22:01
59 Margarita Cabello  Mexico 1:22:28
60 Tijana Pavičić  Croatia 1:25:58
61 Slavica Brčić  Croatia 1:25:59
62 Irina Matrosova  Uzbekistan 1:28:25
63 Kristinka Marković  Croatia 1:30:24
64 Gina Coello  Honduras 1:30:27
65 Yuliya Arfipova  Uzbekistan 1:35:45
66 Aleksandra Rodigina  Uzbekistan 1:35:45
Carolyn Schuwalov  Australia DNF
Sonja Deckers  Belgium DNF
Milka Mihailova  Bulgaria DNF
Annick Clouvel  France DNF
Sonia Maccioni  Italy DNF
Iulia Olteanu  Romania DNF
Valentina Enaki  Moldova DNS
Mable Chiwama  Zambia DNS
Florina Pana  Romania DQ

: Florina Pana from  Romania was initially 4th (1:09:26), but tested positive for nandrolone[13] and disqualified.[14]

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Time
1  South Africa Hendrick Ramaala
Abner Chipu
Mluleki Nobanda
3:06:01
2  Ethiopia Tesfaye Jifar
Tesfaye Tola
Fekadu Degefu
3:06:03
3  Kenya Paul Tergat
Laban Chege
Sammy Korir
3:06:03
4  France Abdellah Béhar
Larbi Zéroual
Mohamed Serbouti
3:08:39
5  Portugal Eduardo Henriques
Alberto Chaíça
José Ramos
3:08:50
6  Japan Toshiyuki Hayata
Toshiaki Tezuka
Shigeru Aburaya
3:09:21
7  Italy Rachid Berradi
Giacomo Leone
Roberto Barbi
3:11:05
8  Spain Teodoro Cuñado
Javier Caballero
Antonio Serrano
3:11:10
9  Netherlands Kamiel Maase
Aiduna Aitnafa
Marco Gielen
3:11:43
10  United States Scott Larson
John Sence
Kevin Odiorne
3:14:28
11  Algeria Rachid Ziar
Amar Dahbi
Kamal Kohil
3:14:10
12  Belgium Koen Allaert
Christian Nemeth
Stéphane Rousseau
3:14:52
13  Great Britain Mark Steinle
Nick Jones
David Taylor
3:16:21
14  Mexico Alejandro Cuahtepizi
Miguel Bravo
Francisco Bautista
3:18:57
15  Uganda Jafred Lorone
Francis Yiga
Job Sikoria
3:19:01
16  Egypt Ahmed Abd El-Mangoud
Fouly Salem
Ahmed Abdel Rasool Badry
3:19:41
17  Germany Sebastian Bürklein
Christian Fischer
Oliver Mintzlaff
3:19:57
18  Estonia Pavel Loskutov
Toomas Tarm
Margus Pirksaar
3:20:25
19  Belarus Vladimir Tsyamchik
Zarislav Gapeyenko
Vladimir Tonchinskiy
3:21:48
20  Swaziland Sipho Dlamini
Isaiah Dlamini
Lucky Bhembe
3:22:25
21  Croatia Drago Paripović
Nedeljko Ravić
Ivica Škopac
3:25:06
22  Lebanon Ali Awad
Hussein Awada
Omar Abdel Latif
3:34:50
 Brazil Delmir dos Santos
Daniel Ferreira
Geraldo de Assis
DNF
 Sudan Seif Eldin El-Nur
Joseph Sterlino
Ali Mohamad
DNF
 Tanzania Faustin Baha
Jumanne Tuluway
John Nada Saya
DNF
 Yemen Mohamed Al-Khawlani
Khalid Al-Estashi
Esmail Al-Dawla
DNF

Women's[edit]

Rank Country Team Time
1  Kenya Tegla Loroupe
Catherine Ndereba
Joyce Chepchumba
3:27:40
2  Japan Mizuki Noguchi
Reiko Tosa
Hiromi Katayama
3:30:06
3  Russia Valentina Yegorova
Lyudmila Biktasheva
Alina Ivanova
3:31:49
4  Romania Luminița Talpoș
Constantina Diţă
Cristina Pomacu
3:33:40
5  Italy Agata Balsamo
Rosaria Console
Florinda Andreucci
3:38:17
6  Spain Ana Isabel Alonso
María Abel
Mónica Pont
3:39:58
7  Ethiopia Derartu Tulu
Tereza Yohanes
Alemitu Bekele Aga
3:40:38
8  Great Britain Marian Sutton
Birhan Dagne
Jo Lodge
3:43:53
9  South Africa Elana Meyer
Theresa du Toit
Azwindini Lukhwareni
3:46:21
10  United States Michelle Byrne
Lynn Fitzsimmons
Christine McNamara
3:48:27
11  Croatia Tijana Pavičić
Slavica Brčić
Kristinka Marković
4:22:21
12  Uzbekistan Irina Matrosova
Yuliya Arfipova
Aleksandra Rodigina
4:39:55
 Australia Susan Michelsson
Silvana Trampuz
Carolyn Schuwalov
DNF

Participation[edit]

The participation of 192 athletes (119 men/73 women) from 48 countries is reported.[4] Although announced, athletes from  Equatorial Guinea,  Moldova,  Senegal, and  Zambia did not show.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Palermo course, IAAF, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  2. ^ Mackay, Duncan, Kenyans Tegla Loroupe and Paul Tergat win the 8th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Palermo, IAAF, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  3. ^ Kenyans Tegla Loroupe and Paul Tergat win the 8th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Palermo, IAAF, October 2, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  4. ^ 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 
  5. ^ VIIIth IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Official Results - Men, IAAF, October 3, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  6. ^ Results - World Half Marathon Championships - Palermo, ITALY 03 OCT 1999 - Half Marathon - men, IAAF, October 3, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  7. ^ VIIIth IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Official Results - Women, IAAF, October 3, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  8. ^ Results - World Half Marathon Championships - Palermo, ITALY 03 OCT 1999 - Half Marathon - women, IAAF, October 3, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  9. ^ VIIIth IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Official Team Results - Men, IAAF, October 3, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  10. ^ Results - World Half Marathon Championships - Palermo, ITALY 03 OCT 1999 - Half Marathon - men - team, IAAF, October 3, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  11. ^ VIIIth IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Official Team Results - Women, IAAF, October 3, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  12. ^ Results - World Half Marathon Championships - Palermo, ITALY 03 OCT 1999 - Half Marathon - women - team, IAAF, October 3, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  13. ^ Pana tests positive for steroid, CNN Sports Illustrated, December 6, 1999, retrieved September 7, 2013 
  14. ^ Larsson, Peter (March 28, 2010), All-time women's best half-marathon - performances annulled due to doping offense, Track and Field all-time Performances Homepage, retrieved September 7, 2013 

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