1998 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

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1998 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
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Organisers IAAF
Edition 7th
Date September 27
Host city Uster, Zürich, Switzerland Switzerland
Nations participating 54
Athletes participating 236
Races 2

The 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships was held on September 27, 1998, in the city of Uster, Switzerland. A total of 236 athletes, 139 men and 97 women, from 54 countries took part.

Detailed reports on the event and an appraisal of the results was given.[1][2]

Complete results were published.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men  Paul Koech (KEN) 1:00:01  Hendrick Ramaala (RSA) 1:00:24  Khalid Skah (MAR) 1:00:24
Women  Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 1:08:29  Elana Meyer (RSA) 1:08:32  Lidia Simon (ROU) 1:08:58
Team
Team Men  South Africa 3:02:21  Kenya 3:03:07  Ethiopia 3:05:18
Team Women  Kenya 3:29:43  Romania 3:32:19  Spain 3:34:18

Race Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Paul Koech  Kenya 1:00:01 PB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hendrick Ramaala  South Africa 1:00:24
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Khalid Skah  Morocco 1:00:24 PB
4 Ibrahim Seid  Ethiopia 1:00:31 PB
5 Gert Thys  South Africa 1:00:37
6 Antonio Silio  Argentina 1:00:45 NR
7 Luís Jesús  Portugal 1:01:10
8 Tendai Chimusasa  Zimbabwe 1:01:14
9 Abner Chipu  South Africa 1:01:20
10 Shem Kororia  Kenya 1:01:30
11 John Gwako  Kenya 1:01:36
12 Ronaldo da Costa  Brazil 1:01:40
13 Joseph Kibor  Kenya 1:01:42
14 Bartolomé Serrano  Spain 1:01:43 PB
15 Martín Fiz  Spain 1:01:47
16 Luís Novo  Portugal 1:01:50 PB
17 Carsten Jørgensen  Denmark 1:01:55 PB
18 Javier Cortés  Spain 1:02:02 PB
19 Alemayehu Girma  Ethiopia 1:02:07 PB
20 Janko Benša  Yugoslavia 1:02:11 PB
21 Joseph Kimani  Kenya 1:02:15
22 Maxwell Zungu  South Africa 1:02:16 PB
23 Osamu Nara  Japan 1:02:21
24 Carlos Patrício  Portugal 1:02:22
25 Danilo Goffi  Italy 1:02:24
26 Mohamed Ouaadi  France 1:02:29 PB
27 Daniele Caimmi  Italy 1:02:33 PB
28 Ali Mabrouk El-Zaidi  Libya 1:02:39 PB
29 Addis Abebe  Ethiopia 1:02:40
30 Atsushi Fujita  Japan 1:02:45
31 Stéphane Schweickhardt   Switzerland 1:02:48
32 Giacomo Leone  Italy 1:02:49
33 Alene Emere  Ethiopia 1:02:50
34 Kebede Tekeste  Ethiopia 1:02:51 PB
35 Wilbroad Axweso  Tanzania 1:02:52
36 Javier Caballero  Spain 1:02:54 PB
37 João NʼTyamba  Angola 1:02:54 PB
38 Marco Gielen  Netherlands 1:02:57
39 Alberto Chaíça  Portugal 1:03:03
40 Mohamed Serbouti  France 1:03:07 PB
41 José Orlando Sánchez Guerrero  Colombia 1:03:08
42 Alfred Shemweta  Sweden 1:03:20
43 Francesco Ingargiola  Italy 1:03:30
44 Valdenor dos Santos  Brazil 1:03:32
45 Juan Carlos Gutiérrez  Colombia 1:03:42
46 Delfim Conceição  Portugal 1:03:44
47 Carlos Grisales  Colombia 1:03:47
48 Pedro Rojas  Colombia 1:03:59 PB
49 Antonio Pérez  Spain 1:04:06
50 Krzysztof Przybyła  Poland 1:04:07 PB
51 Ezael Thlobo  South Africa 1:04:08
52 Benedict Ako  Tanzania 1:04:14
53 Richard Potts  New Zealand 1:04:16 PB
54 André Ramos  Brazil 1:04:17 PB
55 Eryk Szostak  Poland 1:04:20
56 Jonathan Wyatt  New Zealand 1:04:23 PB
57 Stephen Bwalya  Zambia 1:04:26
58 Viktor Röthlin   Switzerland 1:04:30
59 Alex Malinga  Uganda 1:04:33 PB
60 Joseph Nsengiyumya  Rwanda 1:04:40 PB
61 Vladimir Tsyamchik  Belarus 1:04:43
62 Sam Mwape  Zambia 1:04:44
63 Bigboy Goromonzi  Zimbabwe 1:04:46
64 Katsuhiko Hanada  Japan 1:04:53
65 Jean-Pierre Lautredoux  France 1:04:59
66 Pavel Loskutov  Estonia 1:05:00 PB
67 Elijah Mutandiro  Zimbabwe 1:05:03
68 Koji Kimura  Japan 1:05:06
69 Craig Kirkwood  New Zealand 1:05:08
70 Oliver Mintzlaff  Germany 1:05:09 PB
71 Borislav Dević  Yugoslavia 1:05:14
72 Michael Fietz  Germany 1:05:15
73 Todd Reeser  United States 1:05:18
74 Tekeye Gebrselassie  Netherlands 1:05:18
75 Hansjörg Brücker   Switzerland 1:05:19
76 Toomas Tarm  Estonia 1:05:21 PB
77 Eduardo do Nascimento  Brazil 1:05:27
78 Safari Ingi  Tanzania 1:05:34
79 Gabriel Mazimpaka  Rwanda 1:05:35
80 Gavin Gaynor  United States 1:05:36 PB
81 Peter van der Velden  Netherlands 1:05:47
82 Eric Morrison  United States 1:05:50
83 Markus Gerber   Switzerland 1:05:51
84 Jan Křižák  Slovakia 1:05:56 PB
85 Patrick Phillips  United States 1:05:58 PB
86 Ceslovas Kundrotas  Lithuania 1:05:59
87 Pavelas Fedorenko  Lithuania 1:05:59
88 Felix Mbuye  Zambia 1:06:00
89 Peter Visser  Netherlands 1:06:00
90 Steffen Benecke  Germany 1:06:04
91 Miroslav Sajler  Czech Republic 1:06:06
92 Joseph Nsubuga  Uganda 1:06:09 PB
93 Daniel Ferreira  Brazil 1:06:14
94 Ben Chesang  Uganda 1:06:29 PB
95 Margus Pirksaar  Estonia 1:06:31 PB
96 Philip Rist   Switzerland 1:06:32
97 Pavel Dudr  Czech Republic 1:06:34
98 Sipho Dlamini  Swaziland 1:06:45 PB
99 Ali Awad  Lebanon 1:06:50
100 Andrew Peskett  New Zealand 1:06:51 PB
101 Vladimir Gusev  Kyrgyzstan 1:06:55
102 Pavel Faschingbauer  Czech Republic 1:06:56
103 Menon Ramsamy  Mauritius 1:07:05
104 Jean-François Bertron  France 1:07:06
105 Pascal Fetizon  France 1:07:07
106 Jiří Hajzler  Czech Republic 1:07:15
107 Michael Wolf  Germany 1:07:24
108 Patrick Ishyaka  Rwanda 1:07:42
109 Darrell General  United States 1:07:48
110 Christian Fischer  Germany 1:07:56
111 Ramiz Taipi  Yugoslavia 1:08:18
112 Arunas Balciunas  Lithuania 1:08:28
113 Wiesław Figurski  Poland 1:08:31
114 Samuli Vasala  Finland 1:08:43
115 Hidajet Bulic  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:09:10 PB
116 Mehdi Chebli  Lebanon 1:09:53
117 António Zeferino  Cape Verde 1:10:19
118 Omar Abdel Latif  Lebanon 1:10:37
119 Kaare Sørensen  Denmark 1:10:39
120 Room Singh  India 1:10:40 PB
121 Charygeldiy Allaberdiyev  Turkmenistan 1:10:49
122 Roland Wille  Liechtenstein 1:10:56
123 Hari Singh  India 1:10:58 PB
124 Raj Pal  India 1:11:05 PB
125 Clement Omagoro  Uganda 1:11:15 PB
126 Josip Lacković  Croatia 1:11:48
127 Drago Paripović  Croatia 1:12:18
128 Robert Prejnjak  Croatia 1:12:28
129 José Luis Ebatela  Equatorial Guinea 1:13:01 PB
130 Eric Vamben  Mauritius 1:13:38
131 Liam Byrne  Gibraltar 1:14:11
132 Judex Durhone  Mauritius 1:15:14
133 Dovletmomed Nazarov  Turkmenistan 1:16:01
134 Louis Chichon  Gibraltar 1:16:18
135 Aleksandr Levdanskiy  Kyrgyzstan 1:19:25
Diego Colorado  Colombia DNF
Saša Ljubojević  Croatia DNF
Michele Gamba  Italy DNF
Parakhat Kurtgeldiyev  Turkmenistan DNF

Women's[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Tegla Loroupe  Kenya 1:08:29
2nd, silver medalist(s) Elana Meyer  South Africa 1:08:32
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lidia Simon  Romania 1:08:58 PB
4 Olivera Jevtić  Yugoslavia 1:10:02
5 Annemari Sandell  Finland 1:10:04
6 Joyce Chepchumba  Kenya 1:10:10
7 Julia Vaquero  Spain 1:10:33
8 Cristina Pomacu  Romania 1:10:39
9 Yukiko Okamoto  Japan 1:10:50
10 Leah Malot  Kenya 1:11:04
11 Albertina Dias  Portugal 1:11:08
12 Alina Ivanova  Russia 1:11:18
13 Svetlana Zakharova  Russia 1:11:26
14 María Luisa Lárraga  Spain 1:11:30 PB
15 Maria Guida  Italy 1:11:31
16 Irma Heeren  Netherlands 1:11:35
17 Rakiya Maraoui  France 1:11:44
18 Franziska Rochat   Switzerland 1:11:47
19 Asha Gigi  Ethiopia 1:11:49 PB
20 Firiya Sultanova-Zhdanova  Russia 1:11:53
21 Lornah Kiplagat  Kenya 1:12:09
22 Kazumi Matsuo  Japan 1:12:12
23 Rocío Ríos  Spain 1:12:15
24 Daria Nauer   Switzerland 1:12:25
25 Zahia Dahmani  France 1:12:27
26 Lucilla Andreucci  Italy 1:12:34
27 Franca Fiacconi  Italy 1:12:37
28 Jody Hawkins  United States 1:12:38
29 Constantina Diţă-Tomescu  Romania 1:12:42
30 Sylvia Renz  Germany 1:12:44
31 Nicole Whiteford  South Africa 1:12:49
32 Maren Östringer  Germany 1:12:49
33 Melissa Moon  New Zealand 1:13:06
34 Mayumi Ichikawa  Japan 1:13:16
35 Aurica Buia  Romania 1:13:44
36 Annemette Jensen  Denmark 1:13:47
37 Galina Karnatsevich/Baruk  Belarus 1:13:47
38 Rosa Oliveira  Portugal 1:13:52
39 Alena Peterková  Czech Republic 1:13:58
40 Annick Clouvel  France 1:14:02
41 Jackline Torori  Kenya 1:14:03
42 Shelly Steely  United States 1:14:06
43 Yelena Mazovka  Belarus 1:14:16
44 Irina Safarova  Russia 1:14:28
45 Takako Kotorida  Japan 1:14:32
46 Leila Aman  Ethiopia 1:14:36
47 Elsabet Truneh  Ethiopia 1:14:37 PB
48 Birgit Jerschabek  Germany 1:14:45
49 Satoko Karita  Japan 1:14:48
51 Christine McNamara  United States 1:15:01
52 Liz Yelling/Talbot  Great Britain 1:15:06 PB
53 Dorota Gruca-Giezek  Poland 1:15:12
54 Florinda Andreucci  Italy 1:15:14
55 Clarisse Rasoarizay  Madagascar 1:15:43
56 Helána Barócsi  Hungary 1:15:48
56 Martha Ernstdóttir  Iceland 1:15:48
57 Pan Jinhong  China 1:15:56
58 Wang Yanfang  China 1:15:56
59 Marietjie McDermott  South Africa 1:15:56
60 Fátima Cabral  Portugal 1:16:05
61 Trina Painter  United States 1:16:10
62 Kim Pawelek  United States 1:16:22
63 Inga Juodeškienė  Lithuania 1:16:23
64 Debbie Percival  Great Britain 1:16:25
65 Yelena Makolova  Belarus 1:16:31
66 Ursula Jeitziner   Switzerland 1:16:40
67 Alison Wyeth  Great Britain 1:16:44
68 Elisabeth Krieg-Ruprecht   Switzerland 1:16:50
69 Dita Hebelková  Czech Republic 1:17:20 PB
70 Anna-Ursula Olbrecht   Switzerland 1:17:20
71 Maria Bradley  Great Britain 1:17:25
72 Yigezu Tsehay  Ethiopia 1:17:30 PB
73 Maree Bunce  New Zealand 1:17:51
74 Eti Einer  Israel 1:18:01 PB
75 Asegedech Gizaw  Ethiopia 1:18:13
76 Lydia Mafula  South Africa 1:18:14
77 Mirjana Glisovic  Yugoslavia 1:18:52
78 Vilija Birbalaitė  Lithuania 1:19:21
79 Sue Reinsford  Great Britain 1:19:30
80 Mable Chiwama  Zambia 1:19:34
81 Dana Janecková  Slovakia 1:19:50
82 Suzana Čirić  Yugoslavia 1:20:10
83 Luz Fabiola Rueda  Colombia 1:20:24
84 Chanda Mwansa  Zambia 1:20:47
85 Jean Mpundu  Zambia 1:21:22
86 Annie Coathalem  France 1:21:39
87 Irena Šádková  Czech Republic 1:21:40
88 Ines Cronjäger  Germany 1:21:52
89 Anna Markelova  Turkmenistan 1:22:13 PB
90 Rigzen Angmo  India 1:31:36
91 Esperanza Obono  Equatorial Guinea 1:33:59
92 Kristinka Marković  Croatia 1:34:04
93 Sarbjett Kaur  India 1:34:06
Natalia Bendzik  Belarus DNF
Chantal Dällenbach  France DNF
Sonia Maccioni  Italy DNF
Nuta Olaru  Romania DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Time
1st, gold medalist(s)  South Africa Hendrick Ramaala
Gert Thys
Abner Chipu
3:02:21
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Kenya Paul Koech
Shem Kororia
John Gwako
3:03:07
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Ethiopia Ibrahim Seid
Alemayehu Girma
Addis Abebe
3:05:18
4  Portugal Luís Jesús
Luís Novo
Carlos Patrício
3:05:22
5  Spain Bartolomé Serrano
Martín Fiz
Javier Cortés
3:05:32
6  Italy Danilo Goffi
Daniele Caimmi
Giacomo Leone
3:07:46
7  Brazil Ronaldo da Costa
Valdenor dos Santos
André Ramos
3:09:29
8  Japan Osamu Nara
Atsushi Fujita
Katsuhiko Hanada
3:09:59
9  France Mohamed Ouaadi
Mohamed Serbouti
Jean-Pierre Lautredoux
3:10:35
10  Colombia José Orlando Sánchez Guerrero
Juan Carlos Gutiérrez
Carlos Grisales
3:10:37
11  Zimbabwe Tendai Chimusasa
Bigboy Goromonzi
Elijah Mutandiro
3:11:03
12   Switzerland Stéphane Schweickhardt
Viktor Röthlin
Hansjörg Brücker
3:12:37
13  Tanzania Wilbroad Axweso
Benedict Ako
Safari Ingi
3:12:40
14  New Zealand Richard Potts
Jonathan Wyatt
Craig Kirkwood
3:13:47
15  Netherlands Marco Gielen
Tekeye Gebrselassie
Peter van der Velden
3:14:02
16  Zambia Stephen Bwalya
Sam Mwape
Felix Mbuye
3:15:10
17  Yugoslavia Janko Benša
Borislav Dević
Ramiz Taipi
3:15:43
18  Germany Oliver Mintzlaff
Michael Fietz
Steffen Benecke
3:16:28
19  United States Todd Reeser
Gavin Gaynor
Eric Morrison
3:16:44
20  Estonia Pavel Loskutov
Toomas Tarm
Margus Pirksaar
3:16:52
21  Poland Krzysztof Przybyła
Eryk Szostak
Wiesław Figurski
3:16:58
22  Uganda Alex Malinga
Joseph Nsubuga
Ben Chesang
3:17:11
23  Rwanda Joseph Nsengiyumya
Gabriel Mazimpaka
Patrick Ishyaka
3:17:57
24  Czech Republic Miroslav Sajler
Pavel Dudr
Pavel Faschingbauer
3:19:36
25  Lithuania Ceslovas Kundrotas
Pavelas Fedorenko
Arunas Balciunas
3:20:26
26  Lebanon Ali Awad
Mehdi Chebli
Omar Abdel Latif
3:27:20
27  India Room Singh
Hari Singh
Raj Pal
3:32:43
28  Mauritius Menon Ramsamy
Eric Vamben
Judex Durhone
3:35:57
29  Croatia Josip Lacković
Drago Paripović
Robert Prejnjak
3:36:34
 Turkmenistan Charygeldiy Allaberdiyev
Dovletmomed Nazarov
Parakhat Kurtgeldiyev
DNF

Women's[edit]

Rank Country Team Time
1st, gold medalist(s)  Kenya Tegla Loroupe
Joyce Chepchumba
Leah Malot
3:29:43
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Romania Lidia Simon
Cristina Pomacu
Constantina Diţă-Tomescu
3:32:19
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Spain Julia Vaquero
María Luisa Lárraga
Rocío Ríos
3:34:18
4  Russia Alina Ivanova
Svetlana Zakharova
Firiya Sultanova-Zhdanova
3:34:37
5  Japan Yukiko Okamoto
Kazumi Matsuo
Mayumi Ichikawa
3:36:18
6  Italy Maria Guida
Lucilla Andreucci
Franca Fiacconi
3:36:42
7  South Africa Elana Meyer
Nicole Whiteford
Marietjie McDermott
3:37:17
8  France Rakiya Maraoui
Zahia Dahmani
Annick Clouvel
3:38:13
9  Germany Sylvia Renz
Maren Östringer
Birgit Jerschabek
3:40:18
10   Switzerland Franziska Rochat
Daria Nauer
Ursula Jeitziner
3:40:52
11  Ethiopia Asha Gigi
Leila Aman
Elsabet Truneh
3:41:02
12  Portugal Albertina Dias
Rosa Oliveira
Fátima Cabral
3:41:05
13  United States Jody Hawkins
Shelly Steely
Christine McNamara
3:41:45
14  Belarus Galina Karnatsevich/Baruk
Yelena Mazovka
Yelena Makolova
3:44:34
15  Great Britain Liz Yelling/Talbot
Debbie Percival
Alison Wyeth
3:48:15
16  Yugoslavia Olivera Jevtić
Mirjana Glisovic
Suzana Čirić
3:49:04
17  Czech Republic Alena Peterková
Dita Hebelková
Irena Šádková
3:52:58
18  Zambia Mable Chiwama
Chanda Mwansa
Jean Mpundu
4:01:43

Participation[edit]

The participation of 236 athletes (139 men/97 women) from 54 countries is reported.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Koech (KEN) dominates World Half Marathon Championships, IAAF, September 28, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  2. ^ Loroupe leads all the way to historic title defence, IAAF, September 28, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  3. ^ a b IAAF WORLD HALF MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS - KAVARNA 2012 - FACTS & FIGURES - Incorporating the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships (1992-2005/2008-2010) & the IAAF World Road Running Championships 2006/2007 (PDF), IAAF, retrieved September 1, 2013 
  4. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Results - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  5. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  6. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Results - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  7. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  8. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Team Results - Men, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  9. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Men - Team, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  10. ^ 7th IAAF Half Marathon Championships '98 - Official Team Results - Women, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 
  11. ^ Results - 7th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships - Uster, SWITZERLAND - 27 SEP 1998 - Half Marathon - Women - Team, IAAF, September 27, 1998, retrieved September 6, 2013 

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