1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race

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Senior women's race at the 1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition12th
DateMarch 25
Host cityEast Rutherford, New Jersey, United States United States
LocationMeadowlands Racetrack
Nations participating24
Athletes participating109
Races1
Distances5 km – Senior women

The Senior women's race at the 1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States, at the Meadowlands Racetrack on March 25, 1984. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

Complete results,[2] medallists, [3] and the results of British athletes[4] were published.

Race results[edit]

Senior women's race (5 km)[edit]

Individual[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Maricica Puică  Romania 15:56
2nd, silver medalist(s) Galina Zakharova  Soviet Union 15:58
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Grete Waitz  Norway 15:58
4 Ingrid Kristiansen  Norway 16:04
5 Jane Furniss  England 16:10
6 Christine Benning  England 16:15
7 Midde Hamrin  Sweden 16:16
8 Angela Tooby  Wales 16:18
9 Betty Springs  United States 16:20
10 Cathy Branta  United States 16:21
11 Eva Ernström  Sweden 16:21
12 Francine Peeters  Belgium 16:26
13 Zhanna Tursunova  Soviet Union 16:26
14 Dianne Rodger  New Zealand 16:27
15 Ruth Smeeth  England 16:28
16 Sabrina Dornhoefer  United States 16:30
17 Cathie Twomey  United States 16:31
18 Lynn Williams  Canada 16:31
19 Mary O'Connor  New Zealand 16:33
20 Tina Krebs  Denmark 16:35
21 Regina Joyce  Ireland 16:35
22 Roisin Smyth  Ireland 16:36
23 Aurora Cunha  Portugal 16:37
24 Rosa Mota  Portugal 16:38
25 Brenda Webb  United States 16:38
26 Monica Joyce  Ireland 16:41
27 Christine Hughes  New Zealand 16:41
28 Alba Milana  Italy 16:41
29 Faina Andreyeva  Soviet Union 16:43
30 Jacqueline Lefeuvre  France 16:44
31 Sue Bruce  New Zealand 16:45
32 Nan Doak  United States 16:48
33 Nancy Rooks  Canada 16:50
34 Paula Ilie  Romania 16:50
35 Christel Jennis  Belgium 16:51
36 Louise McGrillen  Ireland 16:51
37 Pilar Fernandez  Spain 16:52
38 Avril McClung  Northern Ireland 16:52
39 Carole Bradford  England 16:52
40 Elena Fidatof  Romania 16:53
41 Fiona McQueen  Scotland 16:53
42 Albertina Machado  Portugal 16:54
43 Birgitta Wåhlin  Sweden 16:55
44 Corinne Debaets  Belgium 16:55
45 Linda Milo  Belgium 16:56
46 Kim Lock  Wales 16:56
47 Tuija Toivonen  Finland 16:56
48 Montserrat Abello  Spain 16:57
49 Agnese Possamai  Italy 16:58
50 Linden Wilde  New Zealand 17:00
51 Christine Loiseau  France 17:00
52 Margareta Keszeg  Romania 17:02
53 Ellen Wessinghage  West Germany 17:05
54 Carol Haigh  England 17:06
55 Julie Laughton  England 17:07
56 Charlotte Kaagh  Denmark 17:09
57 Isabelle Matthys  France 17:10
58 Mary Friel  Ireland 17:10
59 Maria Lelut  France 17:11
60 Rita Marchisio  Italy 17:11
61 Annika Lewin  Sweden 17:11
62 Kate Wiley  Canada 17:12
63 Marie-Christine Deurbroeck  Belgium 17:12
64 Debbie Scott  Canada 17:13
65 Sinikka Keskitalo  Finland 17:16
66 Asuncion Sinobas  Spain 17:16
67 Conceição Ferreira  Portugal 17:17
68 Magda Ilands  Belgium 17:17
69 Martine Fays  France 17:17
70 Susan French  Canada 17:18
71 Rosanna Munerotto  Italy 17:21
72 Marion Josefsen  Norway 17:23
73 Jennifer Christiansen  Canada 17:23
74 Mercedes Calleja  Spain 17:24
75 Kirsti Voldnes  Norway 17:26
76 Marciela Hurtado  Mexico 17:26
77 Elise Lyon  Scotland 17:28
78 Roberta Brunet  Italy 17:29
79 Mona Kleppe  Norway 17:33
80 Lucilia Soares  Portugal 17:34
81 Christine Whittingham  Scotland 17:34
82 Sara Harnett  New Zealand 17:34
83 Kersti Jakobsen  Denmark 17:35
84 Kirsty Husband  Scotland 17:43
85 Anneli Edling  Sweden 17:45
86 Lone Dybdahl  Denmark 17:46
87 Kathy Mearns  Scotland 17:50
88 Cristina Agusti  Spain 17:52
89 Mitica Junghiatu  Romania 17:55
90 Maria Curatolo  Italy 17:55
91 Ana Isabel Alonso  Spain 17:56
92 Marit Holtklimpen  Norway 18:07
93 Mie Poulsen Jensen  Denmark 18:12
94 Helle Jørgensen  Denmark 18:12
95 Jean Lochhead  Wales 18:12
96 Louise Copp  Wales 18:13
97 Sally James  Wales 18:15
98 Elizabeth Oldfield  Wales 18:18
99 Angela McCullagh  Northern Ireland 18:22
100 Andrea Everett  Scotland 18:36
101 Marisela de Díaz  Venezuela 18:42
102 Kay McGowan  Northern Ireland 19:02
103 Una Barry  Northern Ireland 19:06
104 Allison O'Neill  Northern Ireland 19:29
105 Susanna Herrera  Mexico 20:06
106 Veneranda Avila  Dominican Republic 20:56
107 Fanny Lopez  Dominican Republic 20:58
108 Elizabeth Gladfelter  U.S. Virgin Islands 21:39
Joëlle Debrouwer  France DNF

Teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States
Betty Springs 9
Cathy Branta 10
Sabrina Dornhoefer 16
Cathie Twomey 17
(Brenda Webb) (25)
(Nan Doak) (32)
52
2nd, silver medalist(s)  England
Jane Furniss 5
Christine Benning 6
Ruth Smeeth 15
Carole Bradford 39
(Carol Haigh) (54)
(Julie Laughton) (55)
65
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  New Zealand
Dianne Rodger 14
Mary O'Connor 19
Christine Hughes 27
Sue Bruce 31
(Linden Wilde) (50)
(Sara Harnett) (82)
91
4  Ireland
Regina Joyce 21
Roisin Smyth 22
Monica Joyce 26
Louise McGrillen 36
(Mary Friel) (58)
105
5  Sweden
Midde Hamrin 7
Eva Ernström 11
Birgitta Wåhlin 43
Annika Lewin 61
(Anneli Edling) (85)
122
6  Romania
Maricica Puică 1
Paula Ilie 34
Elena Fidatof 40
Margareta Keszeg 52
(Mitica Junghiatu) (89)
127
7  Belgium
Francine Peeters 12
Christel Jennis 35
Corinne Debaets 44
Linda Milo 45
(Marie-Christine Deurbroeck) (63)
(Magda Ilands) (68)
136
8  Norway
Grete Waitz 3
Ingrid Kristiansen 4
Marion Josefsen 72
Kirsti Voldnes 75
(Mona Kleppe) (79)
(Marit Holtklimpen) (92)
154
9  Portugal
Aurora Cunha 23
Rosa Mota 24
Albertina Machado 42
Conceição Ferreira 67
(Lucilia Soares) (80)
156
10  Canada
Lynn Williams 18
Nancy Rooks 33
Kate Wiley 62
Debbie Scott 64
(Susan French) (70)
(Jennifer Christiansen) (73)
177
11  France
Jacqueline Lefeuvre 30
Christine Loiseau 51
Isabelle Matthys 57
Maria Lelut 59
(Martine Fays) (69)
(Joëlle Debrouwer) (DNF)
197
12  Italy
Alba Milana 28
Agnese Possamai 49
Rita Marchisio 60
Rosanna Munerotto 71
(Roberta Brunet) (78)
(Maria Curatolo) (90)
208
13  Spain
Pilar Fernandez 37
Montserrat Abello 48
Asuncion Sinobas 66
Mercedes Calleja 74
(Cristina Agusti) (88)
(Ana Isabel Alonso) (91)
225
14  Denmark
Tina Krebs 20
Charlotte Kaagh 56
Kersti Jakobsen 83
Lone Dybdahl 86
(Mie Poulsen Jensen) (93)
(Helle Jørgensen) (94)
245
15  Wales
Angela Tooby 8
Kim Lock 46
Jean Lochhead 95
Louise Copp 96
(Sally James) (97)
(Elizabeth Oldfield) (98)
245
16  Scotland
Fiona McQueen 41
Elise Lyon 77
Christine Whittingham 81
Kirsty Husband 84
(Kathy Mearns) (87)
(Andrea Everett) (100)
283
17  Northern Ireland
Avril McClung 38
Angela McCullagh 99
Kay McGowan 102
Una Barry 103
(Allison O'Neill) (104)
342
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 109 athletes from 24 countries in the Senior women's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Athletics - Carlos Lopes of Portugal won the world cross-country title over seven-and-a-half miles of Meadowlands Racecourse in New York yesterday in a time of 33 minutes 25 seconds, but Scotland's best medal hope Shettleston Harrier Nat Muir, was forced to watch the race on television, confined to bed with a bronchial virus and a temperature of 103..., Glasgow Herald, March 26, 1984, p. 15, retrieved October 21, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (September 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 5.0km CC Women - New York The Meadowlands Date: Sunday, March 25, 1984, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 21, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013
  4. ^ a b 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. 2ff, archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013, retrieved October 9, 2013