1996 European Cross Country Championships

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The 3rd European Cross Country Championships were held at Charleroi in Belgium on 15 December 1996. Jon Brown took the title in the men's competition and Sara Wedlund won the women's race.

Results[1][edit]

Men individual 9.65km[edit]

Pos. Runners Time
1st, gold medalist(s) United Kingdom Jon Brown 32:37
2nd, silver medalist(s) Portugal Paulo Guerra 33:12
3rd, bronze medalist(s) France Mustapha Essaïd 33:19
4. Denmark Carsten Jørgensen 33:20
5. Portugal Eduardo Henriques 33:28
6. Italy Umberto Pusterla 33:36
7. Belgium Vincent Rousseau 33:42
8. France Yann Millon 33:42
9. Portugal Vítor Almeida 33:43
10. Italy Andrea Arlati 33:44
11. Portugal José Regalo 33:54
12. Spain Alejandro Gómez 27:17

100 runners finished.

Men teams[edit]

Pos. Team Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  Portugal
Paulo Guerra
Eduardo Henriques
Vítor Almeida
José Regalo
27
2nd, silver medalist(s)  France
Mustapha Essaïd
Yann Millon
Cédric Dehouck
Mohamed Ezzher
47
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Belgium
Vincent Rousseau
Marc Vanderstraeten
Koen Van Rie
Eric Bouffioux
59
4.  Italy 62
5.  United Kingdom 76
6.  Spain 86
7.  Russia 124
8.  Ireland 138

Total 24 teams

Women individual 4.55km[edit]

Pos. Runners Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Sweden Sara Wedlund 17:04
2nd, silver medalist(s) Spain Julia Vaquero 17:14
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Finland Annemari Sandell 17:19
4. Romania Elene Fidatov 17:24
5. Portugal Albertina Dias 17:29
6. Germany Claudia Lokar 17:35
7. France Yanna Oubouhou 17:36
8. United Kingdom Hayley Haining 17:37
9. France Laurence Vivier 17:39
10. Belgium Anja Smolders 17:41
11. France Chryssie Girard 17:42
12. France Laurence Duquenoy 17:46

Iulia Negura from Romania finished first (16:58), but was disqualified because of doping violation.[2] 73 runners finished.

Women teams[edit]

Pos. Team Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  France
Yanna Oubouhou
Laurence Viver
Chryssie Girard
27
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United Kingdom
Hayley Haining
Andrea Whitcombe
Suzanne Rigg
39
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Belgium
Anja Smolders
Veronique Collard
Lieve Slegers
43
4.  Sweden 45
5.  Germany 64
6.  Romania 69
7.  Ireland 71
8.  Spain 71

Total 19 teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yleisurheilu 1998. 1998. ISSN 0512-8005. 
  2. ^ "Musse får EM-brons i efterhand" (in Swedish). Marathon. 9 April 2007. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 

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