2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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40th World Cross Country Championships
40th World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 40th
Date 24 March
Host city Bydgoszcz, Poland Poland
Location Myślęcinek Park
Nations participating 41
Athletes participating 398
Races 4
Distances 12 km – Senior men
8 km – Junior men
8 km – Senior women
6 km – Junior women
Official website Bydgoszcz 2013

The 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 24, 2013. The races were held at the Myślęcinek Park in Bydgoszcz, Poland.[1] Kenya topped the medal standings in the competition with 5 gold, and Ethiopia had the most overall medals with 10. Reports of the event were given in the Herald[2] and for the IAAF.[3][4][5][6]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time (CET) Events
24 March 12:00 Junior race women
12:30 Junior race men
13:15 Senior race women
14:10 Senior race men

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12 km)
Japhet Kipyegon Korir
 Kenya
32:45 Imane Merga
 Ethiopia
32:51 Teklemariam Medhin
 Eritrea
32:54
Junior men
(8 km)
Hagos Gebrhiwet
 Ethiopia
21:04 Leonard Barsoton
 Kenya
21:08 Muktar Edris
 Ethiopia
21:13
Senior women
(8 km)
Emily Chebet
 Kenya
24:24 Hiwot Ayalew
 Ethiopia
24:27 Belaynesh Oljira
 Ethiopia
24:33
Junior women
(6 km)
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon
 Kenya
17:51 Agnes Jebet Tirop
 Kenya
17:51 Alemitu Heroye
 Ethiopia
17:57
Team
Senior men  Ethiopia 38  United States 52  Kenya 54
Junior men  Ethiopia 23  Kenya 26  Morocco 65
Senior women  Kenya 19  Ethiopia 48  Bahrain 73
Junior women  Kenya 14  Ethiopia 23  United Kingdom 81

Results[edit]

Senior men's race (12 km)[edit]

Complete results for senior men[7][8] and for senior men's teams[9][10] were published.

For full event details see 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Japhet Kipyegon Korir  Kenya 32:45
Silver medal icon.svg Imane Merga  Ethiopia 32:51
Bronze medal icon.svg Teklemariam Medhin  Eritrea 32:54
4 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro  Uganda 33:08
5 Timothy Toroitich  Uganda 33:09
6 Ben True  United States 33:11
7 Goitom Kifle  Eritrea 33:16
8 Collis Birmingham  Australia 33:18
9 Feyisa Lilesa  Ethiopia 33:22
10 Chris Derrick  United States 33:23
11 Rabah Aboud  Algeria 33:28
12 Hosea Mwok Macharinyang  Kenya 33:29
Full results
  • 102 participants from 30 countries participated.[8]
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Ethiopia
Imane Merga 2
Feyisa Lilesa 9
Abera Chane 13
Tesfaye Abera 14
(Mosinet Geremew) (24)
(Yigrem Demelash) (69)
38
Silver medal icon.svg  United States
Ben True 6
Chris Derrick 10
Ryan Vail 17
Robert Mack 19
(Elliott Heath) (30)
(James Strang) (37)
52
Bronze medal icon.svg  Kenya
Japhet Kipyegon Korir 1
Hosea Mwok Macharinyang 12
Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui 15
Timothy Kosgei Kiptoo 26
(Philemon Rono Cherop) (36)
(Jonathan Muia Ndiku) (DNF)
54
4  Eritrea 75
5  Uganda 76
6  Algeria 107
7  Australia 116
8  Spain 127
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.
  • 15 teams participated.[10]

Senior women's race (8 km)[edit]

Complete results for senior women[11][12] and for senior women's teams[13][14] were published.

For full event details see 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Emily Chebet  Kenya 24:24
Silver medal icon.svg Hiwot Ayalew  Ethiopia 24:27
Bronze medal icon.svg Belaynesh Oljira  Ethiopia 24:33
4 Shitaye Eshete  Bahrain 24:34
5 Margaret Wangari Muriuki  Kenya 24:39
6 Janet Kisa  Kenya 24:46
7 Viola Jelagat Kibiwot  Kenya 24:46
8 Tejitu Daba  Bahrain 24:55
9 Juliet Chekwel  Uganda 24:58
10 Irene Chepet Cheptai  Kenya 25:01
11 Beatrice Chepkemoi Mutai  Kenya 25:05
12 Salima El Ouali Alami  Morocco 25:05
Full results
  • 97 participants from 29 countries participated.[12]
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Kenya
Emily Chebet 1
Margaret Wangari Muriuki 5
Janet Kisa 6
Viola Jelagat Kibiwot 7
(Irene Chepet Cheptai) (10)
(Beatrice Chepkemoi Mutai) (11)
19
Silver medal icon.svg  Ethiopia
Hiwot Ayalew 2
Belaynesh Oljira 3
Genet Yalew 15
Sule Utura 28
(Yebrqual Melese) (29)
(Meselech Melkamu) (DNF)
48
Bronze medal icon.svg  Bahrain
Shitaye Eshete 4
Tejitu Daba 8
Kareema Jasim 20
Genzeb Shumi 41
(Aster Tesfaye) (52)
73
4  United States 90
5  Ireland 115
6  France 122
7  United Kingdom 154
8  Canada 167
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.
  • 15 teams participated.[14]

Junior men's race (8 km)[edit]

Complete results for junior men[15][16] and for junior men's teams[17][18] were published.

For full event details see 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Hagos Gebrhiwet  Ethiopia 21:04
Silver medal icon.svg Leonard Barsoton  Kenya 21:08
Bronze medal icon.svg Muktar Edris  Ethiopia 21:13
4 Tsegay Tuemay  Eritrea 21:26
5 Conseslus Kipruto  Kenya 21:40
6 Birhan Nebebew  Ethiopia 21:42
7 Ghirmay Ghebreslassie  Eritrea 21:50
8 Dawit Weldesilasie  Eritrea 21:58
9 Ronald Kwemoi  Kenya 21:58
10 Michael Bett  Kenya 22:21
11 Moses Letoyie  Kenya 22:28
12 Mohammed Abid  Morocco 22:31
Full results
  • 113 participants from 27 countries participated.[16]
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Ethiopia
Hagos Gebrhiwet 1
Muktar Edris 3
Birhan Nebebew 6
Yihunilign Adane 13
(Bonsa Dida) (17)
(Tsegay Hiluf) (25)
23
Silver medal icon.svg  Kenya
Leonard Barsoton 2
Conseslus Kipruto 5
Ronald Kwemoi 9
Michael Bett 10
(Moses Letoyie) (11)
(Emmanuel Bett Kiprono) (22)
26
Bronze medal icon.svg  Morocco
Mohammed Abid 12
Zouhair Talbi 14
Omar Ait Chitachen 18
Hassan Ghachoui 21
(Jaouad Chemlal) (23)
(Marouane Kahlaoui) (DNF)
65
4  United States 106
5  Japan 138
6  Italy 164
7  Uganda 170
8  Australia 171
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.
  • 17 teams participated.[18]

Junior women's race (6 km)[edit]

Complete results for junior women[19][20] and for junior women's teams[21][22] were published.

For full event details see 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon  Kenya 17:51
Silver medal icon.svg Agnes Jebet Tirop  Kenya 17:51
Bronze medal icon.svg Alemitu Heroye  Ethiopia 17:57
4 Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui  Kenya 18:09
5 Ruti Aga  Ethiopia 18:18
6 Sofiya Shemsu  Ethiopia 18:20
7 Rosefline Chepngetich  Kenya 18:21
8 Sheila Chepngetich Keter  Kenya 18:21
9 Buze Diriba  Ethiopia 18:29
10 Alemitu Hawi  Ethiopia 18:35
11 Pauline Kaveke Kamulu  Kenya 18:43
12 Gotytom Gebreslase  Ethiopia 18:44
Full results
  • 87 participants from 21 countries participated.[20]
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Kenya
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon 1
Agnes Jebet Tirop 2
Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui 4
Rosefline Chepngetich 7
(Sheila Chepngetich Keter) (8)
(Pauline Kaveke Kamulu) (11)
14
Silver medal icon.svg  Ethiopia
Alemitu Heroye 3
Ruti Aga 5
Sofiya Shemsu 6
Buze Diriba 9
(Alemitu Hawi) (10)
(Gotytom Gebreslase) (12)
23
Bronze medal icon.svg  United Kingdom
Emelia Gorecka 16
Georgia Taylor-Brown 17
Amy Eloise Neale 21
Bobby Clay 27
(Rebecca Weston) (33)
(Alex Clay) (35)
81
4  Japan 90
5  Uganda 99
6  United States 105
7  Poland 165
8  Australia 172
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.
  • 15 teams participated.[22]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Kenya 5 3 1 9
2  Ethiopia 3 4 3 10
3  United States 0 1 0 1
4  Bahrain 0 0 1 1
 Eritrea 0 0 1 1
 Morocco 0 0 1 1
 United Kingdom 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 398 athletes from 41 countries participated.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bydgoszcz to host 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships". IAAF. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Woods, Mark (March 25, 2013), Athletics: Twell takes another positive step, Herald, retrieved November 6, 2013 
  3. ^ Minshull, Phil (March 24, 2013), Korir becomes youngest ever champion – Bydgoszcz 2013 senior men's report, IAAF, retrieved November 6, 2013 
  4. ^ Minshull, Phil (March 24, 2013), World record breaker Gebrhiwet gets his first major title – Bydgoszcz 2013 junior men's report, IAAF, retrieved November 6, 2013 
  5. ^ Bamford, Nicola (March 24, 2013), Chebet turns back the clock to win again – Bydgoszcz 2013 senior women’s report, IAAF, retrieved November 6, 2013 
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  19. ^ Results - 40th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2013 - Bydgoszcz (Myslecinek Park), POLAND 24 MAR 2013 - Junior Race - women, IAAF, March 24, 2013, retrieved November 6, 2013 
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