2003 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Men's short race

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Men's short race at the 2003 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 31st
Date March 29
Host city Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland Switzerland
Location L'Institut Équestre National d'Avenches
Nations participating 37
Athletes participating 126
Races 1
Distances 4.03 km – Men's short

The Men's short race at the 2003 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held at the L'Institut Équestre National in Avenches near Lausanne, Switzerland, on March 29, 2003. Reports of the event were given in the New York Times,[1][2] in the Herald,[3] and for the IAAF.[4]

Complete results for individuals,[5][6][7] for teams,[5][8][9] medallists,[10] and the results of British athletes who took part[11] were published.

Race results[edit]

Men's short race (4.03 km)[edit]

Individual[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time
1 Kenenisa Bekele  Ethiopia 11:01
2 John Kibowen  Kenya 11:04
3 Benjamin Limo  Kenya 11:06
4 Mike Kipyego  Kenya 11:18
5 Thomas Kiplitany  Kenya 11:20
6 Khalid El Amri  Morocco 11:22
7 Meba Tadesse  Ethiopia 11:24
8 David Kilel  Kenya 11:25
9 Smail Sghir  France 11:27
10 Abderrahim Goumri  Morocco 11:28
11 Yousef El Nasri  Spain 11:28
12 Tessema Absher  Ethiopia 11:29
13 Abiyote Endale  Ethiopia 11:31
14 Driss Maazouzi  France 11:32
15 Ahmed Baday  Morocco 11:34
16 Abdelkader Hachlaf  Morocco 11:35
17 Ketema Nigusse  Ethiopia 11:39
18 Christian Belz  Switzerland 11:39
19 Chris Thompson  United Kingdom 11:40
20 Evans Kipchumba  Kenya 11:42
21 Fethi Meftah  Algeria 11:42
22 Saïd El Wardi  Morocco 11:43
23 Azzedine Zerdoum  Algeria 11:43
24 Ali Abdalla  Eritrea 11:44
25 Kevin Sullivan  Canada 11:44
26 Luciano Di Pardo  Italy 11:45
27 Khoudir Aggoune  Algeria 11:45
28 Antonio Manuel Martínez  Spain 11:45
29 Phil Costley  New Zealand 11:46
30 Hassan Oubassour  France 11:46
31 Sandu Rebenciuc  United States 11:47
32 Umberto Pusterla  Italy 11:47
33 Viktor Röthlin  Switzerland 11:47
34 Sergio Gallardo  Spain 11:48
35 Salah Hissou  Morocco 11:48
36 Rachid Chékhémani  France 11:49
37 Dan Browne  United States 11:49
38 Boštjan Buč  Slovenia 11:50
39 Abdelhakim Maazouz  Algeria 11:51
40 Dehe Woyesha  Ethiopia 11:52
41 Adrian Blincoe  New Zealand 11:53
42 Manuel Silva  Portugal 11:54
43 Fernando Silva  Portugal 11:55
44 Rees Buck  New Zealand 11:55
45 Philipp Bandi  Switzerland 11:56
46 Joël Bourgeois  Canada 11:56
47 Steven Vernon  United Kingdom 11:57
48 Abdulhak Zakaria  Bahrain 11:58
49 Tarek Boukensa  Algeria 11:58
50 Clodoaldo da Silva  Brazil 11:59
51 Irba Lakhal  France 12:00
52 Fortunato Yaccob  Eritrea 12:00
53 Mário Teixeira  Portugal 12:01
54 Chris Davies  United Kingdom 12:01
55 Javier Carriqueo  Argentina 12:01
56 Luke Watson  United States 12:02
57 Sean Kaley  Canada 12:02
58 Jesús España  Spain 12:02
59 Karl Savage  United States 12:03
60 Dan Wilson  United States 12:04
61 Ian Connor  United States 12:04
62 Chris Bolt  United Kingdom 12:05
63 Jeremy Deere  Canada 12:05
64 José Ramos  Portugal 12:06
65 Mark Bomba  Canada 12:07
66 Stefano Scaini  Italy 12:07
67 Ahmed Abd El Mangoud  Egypt 12:08
68 Michael Aish  New Zealand 12:09
69 José Luis Blanco  Spain 12:09
70 Sivuyile Dlongwana  South Africa 12:11
71 Jonathan Monje  Chile 12:12
72 Peter Philipp  Switzerland 12:12
73 Martin McCarthy  Ireland 12:13
74 Mo Farah  United Kingdom 12:13
75 Domenico D'Ambrosio  Italy 12:13
76 Rui Silva  Portugal 12:15
77 Yonas Ogbagebriel  Eritrea 12:16
78 David Mokwana  South Africa 12:16
79 Giuliano Battocletti  Italy 12:17
80 Ridouane Es-Saadi  Belgium 12:17
81 Dermot Donnelly  Ireland 12:17
82 Igor Teteryukov  Belarus 12:18
83 Abd Al-Rasool Ahmed  Egypt 12:18
84 Angus MacLean  United Kingdom 12:19
85 Vincent Kuotane  South Africa 12:19
86 Alexander Motone  South Africa 12:20
87 Julius Achon  Uganda 12:20
88 Ruslan Sadovskiy  Belarus 12:21
89 Mandla Maseko  South Africa 12:23
90 Adel Behery  Egypt 12:24
91 Nick Willis  New Zealand 12:24
92 Sveinn Margeirsson  Iceland 12:25
93 Mohamed Khaldi  Algeria 12:26
94 Jérôme Schaffner  Switzerland 12:27
95 Aleksandr Nikolayuk  Belarus 12:28
96 Tim Clerbout  Belgium 12:28
97 Josep Sansa  Andorra 12:29
98 Stijn van den Velde  Belgium 12:29
99 Noel Berkeley  Ireland 12:30
100 Alibay Shukurov  Azerbaijan 12:32
101 Robert Connolly  Ireland 12:33
102 Aléxis Abraham  France 12:34
103 Ronny Marie  Seychelles 12:34
104 Bonaventure Niyonizigiye  Burundi 12:35
105 Michael Maechler  Switzerland 12:37
106 Luís Feiteira  Portugal 12:37
107 Víctor Martínez  Andorra 12:37
108 Gary Murray  Ireland 12:38
109 Robert Juricic  Croatia 12:38
110 Valeriy Pisarev  Kyrgyzstan 12:38
111 Sergey Berdnik  Belarus 12:39
112 Monder Rizki  Belgium 12:42
113 Denis Bagrev  Kyrgyzstan 12:43
114 Ernest Ndjissipou  Central African Republic 12:46
115 Gauti Jóhannesson  Iceland 12:48
116 Simon Labiche  Seychelles 12:52
117 Ahmed El Feky  Egypt 13:00
118 Anthony Godongwana  South Africa 13:02
119 Nigel Brunton  Ireland 13:03
120 Vasiliy Medvedev  Uzbekistan 13:04
121 Dovran Amandjayev  Turkmenistan 13:12
122 William Boehlke  U.S. Virgin Islands 13:13
123 Ivan Morozov  Uzbekistan 13:19
124 Natnael Amare  Eritrea 14:05
125 Vladimir Escajadillo  Peru 14:52
Alberto García  Spain DQ
Abdelbeki Zaiter  Algeria DNS
Nzolameso Lufua  Democratic Republic of the Congo DNS
Mbiya Makwenda  Democratic Republic of the Congo DNS
Eddy Assana  Democratic Republic of the Congo DNS
Gabriele De Nard  Italy DNS
Khodor Abdou  Lebanon DNS
Amadu Kamara  Sierra Leone DNS
Dauda Sundufu-Sowa  Sierra Leone DNS
Mohammed Yagoub  Sudan DNS
Rogart John  Tanzania DNS
Jumanne Tluway  Tanzania DNS
Israel Nari  Tanzania DNS

: Alberto García from  Spain finished about 20th in 11:42 min, but was disqualified.

Teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
1  Kenya
John Kibowen 2
Benjamin Limo 3
Mike Kipyego 4
Thomas Kiplitany 5
(David Kilel) (n/s)
(Evans Kipchumba) (n/s)
14
2  Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele 1
Meba Tadesse 7
Tessema Absher 11
Abiyote Endale 12
(Ketema Nigusse) (n/s)
(Dehe Woyesha) (n/s)
31
3  Morocco
Khalid El Amri 6
Abderrahim Goumri 9
Ahmed Baday 14
Abdelkader Hachlaf 15
(Saïd El Wardi) (n/s)
(Salah Hissou) (n/s)
44
4  France
Smail Sghir 8
Driss Maazouzi 13
Hassan Oubassour 26
Rachid Chékhémani 31
(Irba Lakhal) (n/s)
(Aléxis Abraham) (n/s)
78
5  Algeria
Fethi Meftah 18
Azzedine Zerdoum 19
Khoudir Aggoune 23
Abdelhakim Maazouz 33
(Tarek Boukensa) (n/s)
(Mohamed Khaldi) (n/s)
93
6  Spain
Yousef El Nasri 10
Antonio Manuel Martínez 24
Sergio Gallardo 30
Jesús España 46
(José Luis Blanco) (n/s)
110
7  Switzerland
Christian Belz 16
Viktor Röthlin 29
Philipp Bandi 38
Peter Philipp 55
(Jérôme Schaffner) (n/s)
(Michael Maechler) (n/s)
138
8  United Kingdom
Chris Thompson 17
Steven Vernon 40
Chris Davies 43
Chris Bolt 48
(Mo Farah) (n/s)
(Angus MacLean) (n/s)
148
9  New Zealand
Phil Costley 25
Adrian Blincoe 34
Rees Buck 37
Michael Aish 53
(Nick Willis) (n/s)
149
10  Canada
Kevin Sullivan 21
Joël Bourgeois 39
Sean Kaley 45
Jeremy Deere 49
(Mark Bomba) (n/s)
154
11  Italy
Luciano Di Pardo 22
Umberto Pusterla 28
Stefano Scaini 51
Domenico D'Ambrosio 57
(Giuliano Battocletti) (n/s)
158
12  United States
Sandu Rebenciuc 27
Dan Browne 32
Karl Savage 47
Luke Watson 56
(Dan Wilson) (n/s)
(Ian Connor) (n/s)
162
13  Portugal
Manuel Silva 35
Fernando Silva 36
Mário Teixeira 42
José Ramos 50
(Rui Silva) (n/s)
(Luís Feiteira) (n/s)
163
14  Eritrea
Ali Abdalla 20
Fortunato Yaccob 41
Yonas Ogbagebriel 58
Natnael Amare 76
195
15  South Africa
Sivuyile Dlongwana 54
David Mokwana 59
Vincent Kuotane 64
Alexander Motone 65
(Mandla Maseko) (n/s)
(Anthony Godongwana) (n/s)
242
16  Egypt
Ahmed Abd El Mangoud 52
Abd Al-Rasool Ahmed 63
Adel Behery 67
Ahmed El Feky 75
257
17  Ireland
Martin McCarthy 56
Dermot Donnelly 61
Noel Berkeley 71
Robert Connolly 72
(Gary Murray) (n/s)
(Nigel Brunton) (n/s)
260
18  Belarus
Igor Teteryukov 62
Ruslan Sadovskiy 66
Aleksandr Nikolayuk 68
Sergey Berdnik 73
269
19  Belgium
Ridouane Es-Saadi 60
Tim Clerbout 69
Stijn van den Velde 70
Monder Rizki 74
273
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result (n/s: nonscorer)

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 126 athletes from 37 countries participated in the Men's short race. The announced athletes from the  Democratic Republic of the Congo,  Lebanon,  Sierra Leone,  Sudan, and  Tanzania did not show.[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PLUS: CROSS-COUNTRY; Kidane of Ethiopia Wins World Title, New York Times, March 30, 2003, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  2. ^ PLUS: CROSS-COUNTRY; Bekele and Masai Victorious Again, New York Times, March 31, 2003, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  3. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 31, 2003), Bekele blazes a trail past all others - Ethiopian defends long- and short-course crowns, Herald, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  4. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 29, 2003), Invincible Bekele - men's short course race in Lausanne, IAAF, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  5. ^ a b Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.0km CC Men - Lausanne Institut National Equestre Avenches Date: Saturday, March 29, 2003, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 31, 2013 
  6. ^ a b Short Race - M Final, IAAF, March 29, 2003, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  7. ^ a b Results - 31st IAAF World Cross Country Championships - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND 29 MAR 2003 - 30 MAR 2003 - Short Race - men, IAAF, March 29, 2003, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  8. ^ Official Team Results Short Race - M, IAAF, March 29, 2003, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  9. ^ Results - 31st IAAF World Cross Country Championships - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND 29 MAR 2003 - 30 MAR 2003 - Short Race - men - Final - Team, IAAF, March 29, 2003, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  10. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 31, 2013 
  11. ^ 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 31, 2013