1898 International Cross Country Championships

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1898 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition Unofficial
Date March 20
Host city Ville-d'Avray, Île-de-France, France France
Nations participating 2
Athletes participating 16
Races 1
Distances 9 mi (14.5 km)

The unofficial 1898 International Cross Country Championships was held in Ville-d'Avray, France, on March 20, 1898.

Complete results,[1] and the results of British athletes[2] were published.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
9 mi (14.5 km)
Sid Robinson
 England
56:36 Harry Harrison
 England
56:36.4 Charles Bennett
 England
57:14.8
Team
Men  England 21  France 69

Race Results[edit]

Men's (9 mi /14.5 km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Sid Robinson  England 56:36
2nd, silver medalist(s) Harry Harrison  England 56:36.4
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Charles Bennett  England 57:14.8
4 Tommy Bartlett  England 57:22.6
5 Jack Marsh  England 57:48.4
6 Edward Barlow  England 57:51.2
7 J. Crook  England 58:44
8 Arthur Meacham  England 58:44
9 Georges Touquet-Daunis  France 59:08
10 H. Freeman  France 1:01:33
11 E. Pican  France 1:01:42
12 Joseph Genet  France 1:02:51
13 I. Hennequin  France 1:03:10
14 M. Dupré  France 1:03:18
15 Auguste Marchais  France 1:04:11
16 A. Aubert  France 1:04:18

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  England Sid Robinson
Harry Harrison
Charles Bennett
Tommy Bartlett
Jack Marsh
Edward Barlow
21
2  France Georges Touquet-Daunis
H. Freeman
E. Pican
Joseph Genet
I. Hennequin
M. Dupré
69

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 16 athletes from 2 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Magnusson, Tomas, INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.5km CC Men - Senior - Ville d'Avray Sunday March 20 1898, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on August 29, 2005, retrieved September 24, 2013 
  2. ^ 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS (PDF), IAAF, p. 13ff, archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013, retrieved September 24, 2013