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1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 10th
Date March 21
Host city Rome, Italy
Location Ippodromo delle Capannelle
Nations participating 33
Athletes participating 382
Races 3
Distances 11.978 km – Senior men
7.926 km – Junior men
4.663 km – Senior women

The 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Rome, Italy, at the Ippodromo delle Capannelle on March 21, 1982. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

Complete results for men,[2] junior men,[3] women,[4] medallists, [5] and the results of British athletes[6] were published.

Medallists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(11.978 km)
Mohammed Kedir
 Ethiopia
33:40.5 Alberto Salazar
 United States
33:44.8 Rod Dixon
 New Zealand
34:01.8
Junior men
(7.926 km)
Zurbachev Gelaw
 Ethiopia
22:45.3 Adugna Lema
 Ethiopia
22:46.6 Stefano Mei
 Italy
22:48.7
Senior women
(4.663 km)
Maricica Puică
 Romania
14:38.9 Fiţa Lovin
 Romania
14:40.5 Grete Waitz
 Norway
14:43.9
Team
Senior men  Ethiopia 98  England 114  Soviet Union 257
Junior men  Ethiopia 12  Italy 37  United States 70
Senior women  Soviet Union 44  Italy 57  England 67

Race results

Senior men's race (11.978 km)

For full event details see 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Mohammed Kedir  Ethiopia 33:40.5
2nd Alberto Salazar  United States 33:44.8
3rd Rod Dixon  New Zealand 34:01.8
4 Hansjörg Kunze  East Germany 34:03
5 Mike McLeod  England 34:06.4
6 Eshetu Tura  Ethiopia 34:07.7
7 Alberto Cova  Italy 34:12.8
8 Werner Schildhauer  East Germany 34:17.1
9 Dave Clarke  England 34:19.4
10 Rob de Castella  Australia 34:20.5
11 Hugh Jones  England 34:21
12 Wodajo Bulti  Ethiopia 34:28.5
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Ethiopia
Mohammed Kedir 1
Eshetu Tura 6
Wodajo Bulti 12
Miruts Yifter 16
Hana Girma 28
Dereje Nedi 35
(Girma Berhanu) (66)
(Megersa Tulu) (137)
98
2nd  England
Mike McLeod 5
Dave Clarke 9
Hugh Jones 11
Julian Goater 18
Steve Kenyon 22
Karl Harrison 49
(Barry Knight) (65)
(Kevin Forster) (67)
(Peter Standing) (124)
114
3rd  Soviet Union
Aleksandr Antipov 19
Valeriy Sapon 24
Enn Sellik 45
Viktor Chumakov 46
Yevgeniy Okorokov 52
Toomas Turb 71
(Sergey Navolokin) (83)
(Igor Yefimov) (114)
257
4  Kenya 271
5  Spain 280
6  United States 300
7  Portugal 328
8  West Germany 330
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.926 km)

For full event details see 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Zurbachev Gelaw  Ethiopia 22:45.3
2nd Adugna Lema  Ethiopia 22:46.6
3rd Stefano Mei  Italy 22:48.7
4 Hunde Kume  Ethiopia 22:50.5
5 Teka Mekonnen  Ethiopia 22:56.2
6 Francesco Panetta  Italy 23:08.4
7 Salvatore Nicosia  Italy 23:09.2
8 Jonathan Richards  England 23:11.4
9 Gonfa Negere  Ethiopia 23:14.3
10 Bekele Debele  Ethiopia 23:19.7
11 John Easker  United States 23:25
12 Francisco Espejo  Spain 23:29.7
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Ethiopia
Zurbachev Gelaw 1
Adugna Lema 2
Hunde Kume 4
Teka Mekonnen 5
(Gonfa Negere) (9)
(Bekele Debele) (10)
12
2nd  Italy
Stefano Mei 3
Francesco Panetta 6
Salvatore Nicosia 7
Ranieri Carenza 21
(Sergio Bruni) (39)
(Marco Gozzano) (58)
37
3rd  United States
John Easker 11
Tom Ansberry 14
George Nicholas 22
Joe Stinzi 23
(Jonathan Knight) (46)
(Mike Kubitschek) (56)
70
4  Spain 72
5  Canada 95
6  England 100
7  Morocco 138
8  Soviet Union 146
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (4.663 km)

For full event details see 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Maricica Puică  Romania 14:38.9
2nd Fiţa Lovin  Romania 14:40.5
3rd Grete Waitz  Norway 14:43.9
4 Agnese Possamai  Italy 14:46.9
5 Dianne Rodger  New Zealand 14:49.2
6 Ingrid Kristiansen  Norway 14:50.9
7 Yelena Sipatova  Soviet Union 14:51.9
8 Raisa Smekhnova  Soviet Union 14:55.5
9 Nadia Dandolo  Italy 14:57.9
10 Jan Merrill  United States 14:59.5
11 Tatyana Pozdnyakova  Soviet Union 15:00.1
12 Kate Wiley  Canada 15:01
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Soviet Union
Yelena Sipatova 7
Raisa Smekhnova 8
Tatyana Pozdnyakova 11
Galina Zakharova 18
(Alla Yushina) (29)
44
2nd  Italy
Agnese Possamai 4
Nadia Dandolo 9
Cristina Tomasini 19
Rita Marchisio 25
(Margherita Gargano) (35)
(Gabriella Dorio) ((DNF))
57
3rd  England
Ann Ford 13
Paula Fudge 14
Jane Furniss 16
Ruth Smeeth 24
(Christina Boxer) (41)
(Sandra Arthurton) (48)
67
4  United States 70
5  Canada 104
6  Norway 126
7  Spain 132
8  France 158
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Ethiopia 4 1 0 5
2  Romania 1 1 0 2
3  Soviet Union 1 0 1 2
4  Italy 0 2 1 3
5  England 0 1 1 2
 United States 0 1 1 2
7  New Zealand 0 0 1 1
 Norway 0 0 1 1
Total 6 6 6 18
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

Participation

An unofficial count yields the participation of 382 athletes from 33 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[6]

See also

References


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%s
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end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

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function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


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-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

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end

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External links

  • The World Cross Country Championships 1973-2005
  • GBRathletics
  • Athletics Australia
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