2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 28th
Date March 18/19
Host city Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal Portugal
Location Sporting Complex of Vilamoura
Nations participating 76
Athletes participating 805
Races 6
Distances 12.3 km – Senior men
4.18 km – Men's short
8.08 km – Junior men
8.08 km – Senior women
4.18 km – Women's short
6.29 km – Junior women

The 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 18/19, 2000. The races were held at the Sporting Complex in Vilamoura, Portugal. Reports of the event were given in the New York Times,[1][2] in the Herald,[3] and for the IAAF.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

Complete results[10] for senior men,[11][12] for senior men's teams,[11][13] for men's short race,[14][15] for men's short race teams,[14][16] for junior men,[17][18] for junior men's teams,[17][19] senior women,[20][21] for senior women's teams,[20][22] for women's short race,[23][24] for women's short race teams,[23][25] for junior women,[26][27] for junior women's teams,[26][28] medallists,[29] and the results of British athletes who took part[30] were published.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12.3 km)
Mohammed Mourhit
 Belgium
35:00 Assefa Mezegebu
 Ethiopia
35:01 Paul Tergat
 Kenya
35:02
Men's short
(4.18 km)
John Kibowen
 Kenya
11:11 Sammy Kipketer
 Kenya
11:12 Paul Kosgei
 Kenya
11:15
Junior men
(8.08 km)
Robert Kipchumba
 Kenya
22:49 Duncan Lebo
 Kenya
22:52 John Cheruiyot Korir
 Kenya
22:55
Senior women
(8.08 km)
Derartu Tulu
 Ethiopia
25:42 Gete Wami
 Ethiopia
25:48 Susan Chepkemei
 Kenya
25:50
Women's short
(4.18 km)
Kutre Dulecha
 Ethiopia
13:00 Zahra Ouaziz
 Morocco
13:00 Margaret Ngotho
 Kenya
13:00
Junior women
(6.29 km)
Vivian Cheruiyot
 Kenya
20:34 Alice Timbilil
 Kenya
20:35 Viola Kibiwott
 Kenya
20:36
Team
Senior men  Kenya 18  Ethiopia 68  Portugal 69
Men's short  Kenya 10  Ethiopia 46  Morocco 68
Junior men  Kenya 10  Ethiopia 47  Uganda 68
Senior women  Ethiopia 20  Kenya 23  United States 98
Women's short  Portugal 46  Ethiopia 55  France 57
Junior women  Kenya 12  Ethiopia 24  Japan 78

Race results[edit]

Senior men's race (12.3 km)[edit]

For full event details see 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Mohammed Mourhit  Belgium 35:00
2nd Assefa Mezegebu  Ethiopia 35:01
3rd Paul Tergat  Kenya 35:02
4 Patrick Ivuti  Kenya 35:03
5 Wilberforce Talel  Kenya 35:06
6 Paul Koech  Kenya 35:22
7 Charles Kamathi  Kenya 35:51
8 Sergiy Lebid  Ukraine 35:52
9 Abdellah Béhar  France 35:55
10 Eduardo Henriques  Portugal 35:56
11 Abraham Cherono  Kenya 36:00
12 Domingos Castro  Portugal 36:01
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Kenya
Paul Tergat 3
Patrick Ivuti 4
Wilberforce Talel 5
Paul Koech 6
(Charles Kamathi) (7)
(Abraham Cherono) (11)
18
2nd  Ethiopia
Assefa Mezegebu 2
Lemma Alemayehu 16
Tesfaye Tola 23
Amebesse Tolossa 27
(Dereje Tadesse) (44)
(Debebe Demisse) (74)
68
3rd  Portugal
Eduardo Henriques 10
Domingos Castro 12
António Pinto 22
Paulo Guerra 25
(Alfredo Bráz) (56)
(Alberto Maravilha) (65)
69
4  Spain 86
5  Tanzania 94
6  United Kingdom 156
7  Italy 163
8  Algeria 167
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Men's short race (4.18 km)[edit]

For full event details see 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Men's short race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st John Kibowen  Kenya 11:11
2nd Sammy Kipketer  Kenya 11:12
3rd Paul Kosgei  Kenya 11:15
4 Leonard Mucheru  Kenya 11:21
5 Abraham Chebii  Kenya 11:25
6 Haylu Mekonnen  Ethiopia 11:27
7 Philip Mosima  Kenya 11:29
8 Saïd El Wardi  Morocco 11:33
9 Laïd Bessou  Algeria 11:34
10 Sergiy Lebid  Ukraine 11:36
11 Abiyote Abate  Ethiopia 11:36
12 Martin Sulle  Tanzania 11:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Kenya
John Kibowen 1
Sammy Kipketer 2
Paul Kosgei 3
Leonard Mucheru 4
(Abraham Chebii) (5)
(Philip Mosima) (7)
10
2nd  Ethiopia
Haylu Mekonnen 6
Abiyote Abate 11
Dagne Alemu 14
Million Wolde 15
(Daniel Zegeye) (32)
(Mohamed Awol) (43)
46
3rd  Morocco
Saïd El Wardi 8
Ali Ezzine 13
Aziz Driouche 18
Youssef Baba 29
(Salah El Ghazi) (40)
(Abdelhak El Gorch) (108)
68
4  Algeria 88
5  Portugal 100
6  Spain 130
7  Tanzania 136
8  Germany 166
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8.08 km)[edit]

For full event details see 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Robert Kipchumba  Kenya 22:49
2nd Duncan Lebo  Kenya 22:52
3rd John Cheruiyot Korir  Kenya 22:55
4 Philemon Kemei  Kenya 23:04
5 Martin Sulle  Tanzania 23:14
6 Faustin Baha  Tanzania 23:27
7 Edwin Koech  Kenya 23:33
8 Beruk Debrework  Ethiopia 23:40
9 Teref Dessalege  Ethiopia 23:51
10 Kiplimo Muneria  Kenya 24:03
11 Martin Toroitich  Uganda 24:08
12 Alemayehu Lema  Ethiopia 24:14
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Kenya
Robert Kipchumba 1
Duncan Lebo 2
John Cheruiyot Korir 3
Philemon Kemei 4
(Edwin Koech) (7)
(Kiplimo Muneria) (10)
10
2nd  Ethiopia
Beruk Debrework 8
Teref Dessalege 9
Alemayehu Lema 12
Midekssa Diriba 18
(Demissie Girma) (31)
(Tadesse Feyissa) (65)
47
3rd  Uganda
Martin Toroitich 11
Paul Wakou 15
Job Sikoria 20
Johnny Okello 22
(Boniface Kiprop) (27)
68
4  Tanzania 84
5  Qatar 98
6  Morocco 105
7  Japan 125
8  South Africa 151
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (8.08 km)[edit]

For full event details see 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Derartu Tulu  Ethiopia 25:42
2nd Gete Wami  Ethiopia 25:48
3rd Susan Chepkemei  Kenya 25:50
4 Lydia Cheromei  Kenya 26:02
5 Paula Radcliffe  United Kingdom 26:03
6 Leah Malot  Kenya 26:09
7 Sonia O'Sullivan  Ireland 26:20
8 Merima Denboba  Ethiopia 26:23
9 Ayelech Worku  Ethiopia 26:36
10 Ruth Kutol  Kenya 26:38
11 Irene Kipchumba  Kenya 26:45
12 Deena Drossin  United States 26:59
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Ethiopia
Derartu Tulu 1
Gete Wami 2
Merima Denboba 8
Ayelech Worku 9
(Berhane Adere) (14)
(Asha Gigi) (28)
20
2nd  Kenya
Susan Chepkemei 3
Lydia Cheromei 4
Leah Malot 6
Ruth Kutol 10
(Irene Kipchumba) (11)
(Magdeline Chemjor) (25)
23
3rd  United States
Deena Drossin 12
Jen Rhines 13
Rachel Sauder 36
Kim Fitchen 37
(Donna Garcia) (55)
(Elva Dryer) (DNF)
98
4  Ireland 101
5  Spain 137
6  United Kingdom 137
7  Japan 148
8  Italy 164
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Women's short race (4.18 km)[edit]

For full event details see 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Women's short race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Kutre Dulecha  Ethiopia 13:00
2nd Zahra Ouaziz  Morocco 13:00
3rd Margaret Ngotho  Kenya 13:00
4 Paula Radcliffe  United Kingdom 13:01
5 Fatima Yvelain  France 13:06
6 Yimenashu Taye  Ethiopia 13:07
7 Carla Sacramento  Portugal 13:12
8 Sally Barsosio  Kenya 13:16
9 Zhor El Kamch  Morocco 13:17
10 Fernanda Ribeiro  Portugal 13:17
11 Yamna Belkacem  France 13:21
12 Rose Cheruiyot  Kenya 13:22
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Portugal
Carla Sacramento 7
Fernanda Ribeiro 10
Helena Sampaio 13
Marina Bastos 16
(Inês Monteiro) (29)
(Anália Rosa) (45)
46
2nd  Ethiopia
Kutre Dulecha 1
Yimenashu Taye 6
Getenesh Urge 17
Genet Gebregiorgis 31
(Zenebech Tadese) (37)
(Lulit Legesse) (38)
55
3rd  France
Fatima Yvelain 5
Yamna Belkacem 11
Blandine Bitzner-Ducret 18
Rakiya Maraoui 23
(Laurence Duquénoy) (30)
(Fatima Hajjami) (54)
57
4  Kenya 59
5  Morocco 81
6  Romania 122
7  United Kingdom 138
8  Germany 149
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior women's race (6.29 km)[edit]

For full event details see 2000 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Vivian Cheruiyot  Kenya 20:34
2nd Alice Timbilil  Kenya 20:35
3rd Viola Kibiwott  Kenya 20:36
4 Hareg Sidelil  Ethiopia 20:38
5 Merima Hashim  Ethiopia 20:41
6 Fridah Domongole  Kenya 20:43
7 Eyerusalem Kuma  Ethiopia 20:45
8 Abebech Nigussie  Ethiopia 20:48
9 Worknesh Kidane  Ethiopia 20:52
10 Dorcus Inzikuru  Uganda 21:02
11 Rina Fujioka  Japan 21:12
12 Pamela Kipchoge  Kenya 21:19
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Kenya
Vivian Cheruiyot 1
Alice Timbilil 2
Viola Kibiwott 3
Fridah Domongole 6
(Pamela Kipchoge) (12)
(Gladys Ruto) (34)
12
2nd  Ethiopia
Hareg Sidelil 4
Merima Hashim 5
Eyerusalem Kuma 7
Abebech Nigussie 8
(Worknesh Kidane) (9)
(Bezunesh Bekele) (13)
24
3rd  Japan
Rina Fujioka 11
Kaori Yoshida 14
Tomomi Tagao 20
Ikuko Nagao 33
(Mami Ikeda) (50)
(Naoko Sakata) (DNF)
78
4  South Africa 105
5  Uganda 131
6  United States 146
7  Algeria 155
8  Canada 184
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Kenya 7 4 6 17
2  Ethiopia 3 7 0 10
3  Portugal 1 0 1 2
4  Belgium 1 0 0 1
5  Morocco 0 1 1 2
6  France 0 0 1 1
 Japan 0 0 1 1
 Uganda 0 0 1 1
 United States 0 0 1 1
Total 12 12 12 36
  • 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 805 athletes from 76 countries, one athlete less than the official number published.[30] The announced athletes from  Cameroon,  Equatorial Guinea,  Guatemala,  Iran, and  Trinidad and Tobago did not show.[10][12][15][24][27]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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External links[edit]

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