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1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 12th
Date March 25
Host city East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
Location Meadowlands Racetrack
Nations participating 40
Athletes participating 443
Races 3
Distances 12.086 km – Senior men
8 km – Junior men
5 km – Senior women

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 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
(12.086 km)
Carlos Lopes
 Portugal
33:25 Tim Hutchings
 England
33:30 Steve Jones
 Wales
33:32
Junior men
(8 km)
Pere Casacuberta
 Spain
21:32 Doju Tessema
 Ethiopia
21:34 John Castellano
 Canada
21:37
Senior women
(5 km)
Maricica Puică
 Romania
15:56 Galina Zakharova
 Soviet Union
15:58 Grete Waitz
 Norway
15:58
Team
Senior men  Ethiopia 134  United States 161  Portugal 223
Junior men  Ethiopia 21  Spain 34  England 68
Senior women  United States 52  England 65  New Zealand 91

Race results

Senior men's race (12.086 km)

For full event details see 1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Carlos Lopes  Portugal 33:25
2nd Tim Hutchings  England 33:30
3rd Steve Jones  Wales 33:32
4 Pat Porter  United States 33:34
5 Wilson Waigwa  Kenya 33:41
6 Ed Eyestone  United States 33:46
7 Pierre Levisse  France 33:51
8 Bekele Debele  Ethiopia 33:52
9 Adugna Lema  Ethiopia 33:52
10 Francesco Panetta  Italy 33:54
11 Alberto Cova  Italy 33:58
12 Christoph Herle  West Germany 34:01
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Ethiopia
Bekele Debele 8
Adugna Lema 9
Mohammed Kedir 16
Dereje Nedi 24
Eshetu Tura 31
Wodajo Bulti 46
(Feyissa Abebe) (96)
(Hailu Wolde Tsadik) (97)
(Megersa Tulu) (163)
134
2nd  United States
Pat Porter 4
Ed Eyestone 6
Craig Virgin 17
John Easker 28
Jeff Drenth 41
Mark Stickley 65
(John Idstrom) (92)
(Daniel Dillon) (94)
(Troy Billings) (144)
161
3rd  Portugal
Carlos Lopes 1
Fernando Mamede 23
Antonio Leitão 25
João Campos 26
Ezequiel Canario 64
Joaquim Pinheiro 84
(Fernando Couto) (124)
(Fernando Miguel) (199)
(João Silva) (205)
223
4  Kenya 233
5  Italy 258
6  England 269
7  Spain 270
8  New Zealand 276
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (8 km)

For full event details see 1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Pere Casacuberta  Spain 21:32
2nd Doju Tessema  Ethiopia 21:34
3rd John Castellano  Canada 21:37
4 Belaye Teshome  Ethiopia 21:42
5 Antonio Pérez  Spain 21:48
6 Paul Roden  England 21:49
7 Kalcha Abcha  Ethiopia 21:49
8 Wolde Silasse Melkessa  Ethiopia 21:50
9 Robert Rice  Canada 21:53
10 David Miles  England 22:00
11 Joseba Sarriegui  Spain 22:02
12 Patrick Piper  United States 22:04
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Ethiopia
Doju Tessema 2
Belaye Teshome 4
Kalcha Abcha 7
Wolde Silasse Melkessa 8
21
2nd  Spain
Pere Casacuberta 1
Antonio Pérez 5
Joseba Sarriegui 11
José Sanchez 17
(Luis Prieto) (25)
(José Manuel García) (39)
34
3rd  England
Paul Roden 6
David Miles 10
Karl Palmer 22
David Robinson 30
(Paul Taylor) (78)
(David Dudley) (89)
68
4  United States 72
5  Canada 101
6  Belgium 116
7  Ireland 119
8  Italy 122
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (5 km)

For full event details see 1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Maricica Puică  Romania 15:56
2nd Galina Zakharova  Soviet Union 15:58
3rd 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
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  United States
Betty Springs 9
Cathy Branta 10
Sabrina Dornhoefer 16
Cathie Twomey 17
(Brenda Webb) (25)
(Nan Doak) (32)
52
2nd  England
Jane Furniss 5
Christine Benning 6
Ruth Smeeth 15
Carole Bradford 39
(Carol Haigh) (54)
(Julie Laughton) (55)
65
3rd  New Zealand
Dianne Rodger 14
Mary O'Connor 19
Christine Hughes 27
Sue Bruce 31
(Linden Wilde) (50)
(Sara Harnett) (82)
91
4  Ireland 105
5  Sweden 122
6  Romania 127
7  Belgium 136
8  Norway 154
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 2 1 0 3
2  Spain 1 1 0 2
 United States 1 1 0 2
4  Portugal 1 0 1 2
5  Romania 1 0 0 1
6  England 0 2 1 3
7  Soviet Union 0 1 0 1
8  Canada 0 0 1 1
 New Zealand 0 0 1 1
 Norway 0 0 1 1
 Wales 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 443 athletes from 40 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[6]

See also

References


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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

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External links

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