2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

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2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
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Host city Kavarna, Dobrich, Bulgaria Bulgaria
Nations participating 41
Athletes participating 146
Events 2
Dates 6 October 2012
Race length 21.0975 km
(13.1 mi)
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The 2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships was held in Kavarna, Bulgaria on 6 October 2012.[1]

Detailed reports on the event and an appraisal of the results were given.[2][3][4]

Complete results were published for the men's race,[5][6] for the women's race,[7][8] for men's team,[9][10] and for women's team.[11][12]


Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men  Zersenay Tadese (ERI) 1:00:19  Deressa Chimsa (ETH) 1:00:51  John Nzau Mwangangi (KEN) 1:01:01
Women  Meseret Hailu (ETH) 1:08:55  Feyse Tadese (ETH) 1:08:56  Paskalia Chepkorir Kipkoech (KEN) 1:09:04
Team
Men  Kenya 3:03:52  Eritrea 3:04:41  Ethiopia 3:05:43
Women  Ethiopia 3:27:52  Kenya 3:28:39  Japan 3:34:45

Race results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Individual
Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
Gold medal icon.svg Zersenay Tadese  Eritrea 1:00:19
Silver medal icon.svg Deressa Chimsa  Ethiopia 1:00:51 PB
Bronze medal icon.svg John Nzau Mwangangi  Kenya 1:01:01
4 Pius Maiyo Kirop  Kenya 1:01:11
5 Stephen Kosgei Kibet  Kenya 1:01:40
6 Eliud Kipchoge  Kenya 1:01:52
7 Jackson Kiprop  Uganda 1:02:05
8 Stephen Mokoka  South Africa 1:02:06
9 Tewelde Estifanos  ERI 1:02:10 SB
10 Kiflom Sium  ERI 1:02:12 SB
11 Belay Assefa  ETH 1:02:17
12 Robert Kajuga  RWA 1:02:22
13 Mulue Andom  ERI 1:02:23
14 Giovani Dos Santos  BRA 1:02:32
15 Augustus Maiyo  USA 1:02:33 PB
16 Habtamu Assefa  ETH 1:02:35
17 Luke Puskedra  USA 1:02:46
18 Gladwin Mzazi  RSA 1:03:46
19 Nathan Ayeko  UGA 1:03:54
20 Jean Damascéne Habarurema  FRA 1:03:59
21 Yuki Kawauchi  JPN 1:04:04
22 Cyriaque Ndayikengurukiye  RWA 1:04:05 PB
23 Liam Adams  AUS 1:04:08
24 Harry Summers  AUS 1:04:13
25 Debesay Tsige  ERI 1:04:15 PB
26 Solomon Mutai  UGA 1:04:21
27 James Kibocha Theuri  FRA 1:04:33
28 Ian Burrell  USA 1:04:37
29 Tsuyoshi Ugachi  JPN 1:04:49 SB
30 Alebachew Debas  ETH 1:04:52
31 Benjamin Malaty  FRA 1:05:17
32 Tilahun Aliyev  AZE 1:05:34 NR
33 Jaume Leiva  ESP 1:05:36
34 Paul Pollock  IRL 1:05:38
35 Naoki Okamoto  JPN 1:05:40
36 Scott Smith  USA 1:05:46
37 Javier Díaz  ESP 1:06:06
38 Jean Marie Uwajeneza  RWA 1:06:07 PB
39 Andrey Petrov  UZB 1:06:16
40 Wissem Hosni  TUN 1:06:34 SB
41 Raúl Machacuay  PER 1:06:38 SB
42 Stéphane Lefrand  FRA 1:06:38
43 Artur Kozłowski  POL 1:06:47 SB
44 Abdi Hakin Ulad  DEN 1:06:53 PB
45 Constantino León  PER 1:06:58
46 Djamel Bachiri  FRA 1:07:03 SB
47 Godiraone Nthompe  BOT 1:07:14 SB
48 Rapula Diphoko  BOT 1:07:17 SB
49 Modike Lucky Mohale  RSA 1:07:17
50 Chang Chia-Che  TPE 1:07:21 SB
51 Clinton Perrett  AUS 1:07:31
52 Carlos Cordero  MEX 1:07:42
53 Sylvain Rukundo  RWA 1:07:44
54 Kristof Shaanika  NAM 1:07:55 PB
55 Oscar Cerón  MEX 1:07:56
56 Francisco Caluvi  ANG 1:08:19
57 Yolo Nikolov  BUL 1:08:32 PB
58 Chihiro Miyawaki  JPN 1:08:33
59 Michael Eaton  USA 1:08:52
60 Daniel Vargas  MEX 1:08:56
61 Johan Damkjaer  DEN 1:09:01
62 Peter Bech  DEN 1:09:13
63 José Francisco Chaves  CRC 1:09:27
64 Su Guoxiong  CHN 1:09:58 SB
65 Ulrik Heitmann Jensen  DEN 1:09:59
66 Dimcho Mitsov  BUL 1:11:11 SB
67 Masato Kihara  JPN 1:11:31
68 Gi Ka Man  HKG 1:11:35
69 Alfonzo Paula Acosta  DOM 1:11:44 PB
70 Shaban Mustafa  BUL 1:12:02 SB
71 Boris Simonov  ARM 1:12:07 PB
72 Rui Yong Soh  SIN 1:12:12 PB
73 Ilir Kellezi  ALB 1:13:59 SB
74 Sangay Wangchuk  BHU 1:15:19 NR
75 Franco Forestier  URU 1:15:33
76 Yordan Petrov  BUL 1:18:47
77 Nikola Mikulic  CRO 1:25:50
78 Weng U Chan  MAC 1:26:03 PB
Gilmar Lopes  BRA DNF
José Márcio Da Silva  BRA DNF
Philemon Kimeli Limo  KEN DNF
Raji Assefa  ETH DNF
Jhon Cusi  PER DNF
Aleksandar Kiradjiev  MKD DNF
Luis Fernando Paula  BRA DNF
Hristo Stefanov  BUL DNF

Women's[edit]

Individual
Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
Gold medal icon.svg Meseret Hailu  Ethiopia 1:08:55 PB
Silver medal icon.svg Feyse Tadese  Ethiopia 1:08:56 SB
Bronze medal icon.svg Paskalia Chepkorir Kipkoech  Kenya 1:09:04
4 Lydia Cheromei  Kenya 1:09:13
5 Emebt Etea  Ethiopia 1:10:01 PB
6 Pauline Njeri Kahenya  Kenya 1:10:22
7 Gemma Steel  United Kingdom 1:11:09 PB
8 Tomomi Tanaka  Japan 1:11:09
9 Mai Ito  JPN 1:11:25
10 Caryl Jones  GBR 1:11:52 PB
11 Sabrina Mockenhaupt  GER 1:12:04 SB
12 Asami Kato  JPN 1:12:11
13 Maegan Krifchin  USA 1:12:29
14 Lara Tamsett  AUS 1:12:58 SB
15 Yoko Miyauchi  JPN 1:13:00
16 René Kalmer  RSA 1:13:16
17 Derbe Godana  ETH 1:13:16 PB
18 Adriana Nelson  USA 1:13:30 SB
19 Kayo Sugihara  JPN 1:13:36
20 Karolina Jarzynska  POL 1:13:45
21 Priscah Jepleting Cherono  KEN 1:13:55
22 Susan Partridge  GBR 1:13:55
23 Azucena Díaz  ESP 1:14:05 SB
24 Carmen Oliveras  FRA 1:14:28 SB
25 Shalane Flanagan  USA 1:14:41
26 Sara Prieto  MEX 1:15:03 PB
27 Tonya Nero  TRI 1:15:13 NR
28 Nyakisi Adero  UGA 1:15:26 SB
29 Zhang Jingxia  CHN 1:15:51 PB
30 Peninah Jerop Arusei  KEN 1:15:55
31 Magali Bernard  FRA 1:16:25
32 Michelle Frey  USA 1:16:55
33 Alvina Begay  USA 1:16:58
34 Eden Tesfalem  ERI 1:17:01 SB
35 Marisol Romero  MEX 1:17:17 SB
36 Sueli Silva  BRA 1:17:31
37 Nolene Conrad  RSA 1:17:51
38 Xiao Huimiin  CHN 1:18:16 PB
39 Sirlene De Pinho  BRA 1:18:30
40 Lavinia Haitope  NAM 1:18:36 PB
41 Adriana Da Luz  BRA 1:18:44
42 Amira Ben Amor  TUN 1:19:01
43 Selam Abere  ETH 1:19:09 PB
44 Maritza Arenas  MEX 1:19:25
45 Lene Hjelmsø  DEN 1:19:32
46 Christine Kalmer  RSA 1:19:40
47 Anne Holm Baumeister  DEN 1:20:04
48 Rozelaine Silva  BRA 1:20:53
49 Rocío Cántara  PER 1:21:07
50 Matea Matosevic  CRO 1:21:33
51 Anita Krasteva  BUL 1:21:56 PB
52 Cristina Alexandra Frumuz  ROU 1:22:42
53 Sitora Hamidova  UZB 1:23:12
54 Hui QiHui Qi  SIN 1:23:16 NR
55 Silviya Danekova  BUL 1:24:07
56 Iveta Bonova  BUL 1:25:02 PB
57 Chow Chi Ngan  HKG 1:29:02 SB
58 Cynthia Ruiz  PER 1:29:12
59 Lap Ian Chang  MAC 1:39:55 PB
Andreina De La Rosa  DOM DNF
Patricia Morceli Bühler   SUI DNS

Team results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Team
Rank Country Team Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Kenya John Nzau Mwangangi
Pius Maiyo Kirop
Stephen Kosgei Kibet
3:03:52
Silver medal icon.svg  Eritrea Zersenay Tadese
Tewelde Estifanos
Kiflom Sium
3:04:41
Bronze medal icon.svg  Ethiopia Deressa Chimsa
Belay Assefa
Habtamu Assefa
3:05:43
4  United States Augustus Maiyo
Luke Puskedra
Ian Burrell
3:09:56
5  Uganda Jackson Kiprop
Nathan Ayeko
Solomon Mutai
3:10:20
6  Rwanda Robert Kajuga
Cyriaque Ndayikengurukiye
Jean Marie Uwajeneza
3:12:34
7  South Africa Stephen Mokoka
Gladwin Mzazi
Modike Lucky Mohale
3:13:09
8  France Jean Damascéne Habarurema
James Kibocha Theuri
Benjamin Malaty
3:13:49
9  Japan Yuki Kawauchi
Tsuyoshi Ugachi
Naoki Okamoto
3:14:33
10  Australia Liam Adams
Harry Summers
Clinton Perrett
3:15:52
11  Mexico Carlos Cordero
Oscar Cerón
Daniel Vargas
3:24:34
12  Denmark Abdi Hakin Ulad
Johan Damkjaer
Peter Bech
3:25:07
13  Bulgaria Yolo Nikolov
Dimcho Mitsov
Shaban Mustafa
3:31:45

Women's[edit]

Team
Rank Country Team Time
Gold medal icon.svg  Ethiopia Meseret Hailu
Feyse Tadese
Emebt Etea
3:27:52
Silver medal icon.svg  Kenya Paskalia Chepkorir Kipkoech
Lydia Cheromei
Pauline Njeri Kahenya
3:28:39
Bronze medal icon.svg  Japan Tomomi Tanaka
Mai Ito
Asami Kato
3:34:45
4  United Kingdom Gemma Steel
Caryl Jones
Susan Partridge
3:36:56
5  United States Maegan Krifchin
Adriana Nelson
Shalane Flanagan
3:40:40
6  South Africa René Kalmer
Nolene Conrad
Christine Kalmer
3:50:47
7  Mexico Sara Prieto
Marisol Romero
Maritza Arenas
3:51:45
8  Brazil Sueli Silva
Sirlene De Pinho
Adriana Da Luz
3:54:45
9  Bulgaria Anita Krasteva
Silviya Danekova
Iveta Bonova
4:11:05

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 146 athletes from 41 countries. Although announced, athletes from   Switzerland did not show.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Results". IAAF. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  2. ^ FLASH - Tadese claims fifth title, Hailu the upset women’s winner in Kavarna – World Half Marathon Championships, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  3. ^ Ramsak, Bob (October 6, 2012), With dominating run, Tadese takes fifth title in Kavarna - Men’s race Report – World Half Marathon Championships, IAAF, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  4. ^ Ramsak, Bob (October 6, 2012), Hailu surprises in Kavarna - Women’s race Report – World Half Marathon Championships, IAAF, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  5. ^ IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Kavarna (BUL) - 6 October 2012 - RESULTS - Half Marathon Men, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  6. ^ Results - IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Kavarna, BULGARIA 06 OCT 2012 - Half Marathon - men, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  7. ^ IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Kavarna (BUL) - 6 October 2012 - RESULTS - Half Marathon Women, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  8. ^ Results - IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Kavarna, BULGARIA 06 OCT 2012 - Half Marathon - women, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  9. ^ IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Kavarna (BUL) - 6 October 2012 - Team Standings - Half Marathon Men, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  10. ^ Results - IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Kavarna, BULGARIA 06 OCT 2012 - Half Marathon - men - team, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  11. ^ IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Kavarna (BUL) - 6 October 2012 - Team Standings - Half Marathon Women, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 
  12. ^ Results - IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Kavarna, BULGARIA 06 OCT 2012 - Half Marathon - women - team, IAAF, October 6, 2012, retrieved September 12, 2013 

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