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1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Warszawa, Poland, at the Służewiec Racecourse on March 22, 1987. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald[1] and in the Evening Times.[2]

Complete results for men,[3] junior men,[4] women,[5] medallists, [6] and the results of British athletes[7] were published.

Contents

  • Medallists 1
  • Race results 2
    • Senior men's race (11.95 km) 2.1
    • Junior men's race (7.05 km) 2.2
    • Senior women's race (5.05 km) 2.3
  • Medal table (unofficial) 3
  • Participation 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Medallists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(11.95 km)
John Ngugi
 Kenya
36:07 Paul Kipkoech
 Kenya
36:07 Paul Arpin
 France
36:51
Junior men
(7.05 km)
Wilfred Kirochi
 Kenya
22:18 Demeke Bekele
 Ethiopia
22:18 Debebe Demisse
 Ethiopia
22:20
Senior women
(5.05 km)
Annette Sergent
 France
16:46 Liz Lynch
 Scotland
16:48 Ingrid Kristiansen
 Norway
16:51
Team
Senior men  Kenya 53  England 146  Ethiopia 161
Junior men  Ethiopia 19  Kenya 20  Japan 73
Senior women  United States 46  France 50  Soviet Union 55

Race results

Senior men's race (11.95 km)

For full event details see 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st John Ngugi  Kenya 36:07
2nd Paul Kipkoech  Kenya 36:07
3rd Paul Arpin  France 36:51
4 Abebe Mekonnen  Ethiopia 36:53
5 Some Muge  Kenya 36:54
6 Andrew Masai  Kenya 37:01
7 Pat Porter  United States 37:04
8 Paul McCloy  Canada 37:08
9 Bruno Le Stum  France 37:09
10 Dave Clarke  England 37:10
11 Steve Moneghetti  Australia 37:11
12 Ed Eyestone  United States 37:11
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Kenya
John Ngugi 1
Paul Kipkoech 2
Some Muge 5
Andrew Masai 6
Moses Tanui 18
Sisa Kirati 21
(Boniface Merande) (48)
(Samuel Nyangincha) (67)
(Vincent Kibiwott) (123)
53
2nd  England
Dave Clarke 10
Carl Thackery 20
Kevin Forster 22
Steve Binns 23
Craig Mochrie 33
Jonathan Richards 38
(Tim Hutchings) (43)
(Paul Roden) (46)
(Martin McLoughlin) (59)
146
3rd  Ethiopia
Abebe Mekonnen 4
Haji Bulbula 17
Wodajo Bulti 27
Wolde Silasse Melkessa 29
Melese Feissa 39
Bekele Debele 45
(Habte Negash) (53)
(Chala Urgessa) (70)
(Negatu Seyoum) (96)
161
4  Italy 223
5  France 245
6  Portugal 309
7  Spain 340
8  Belgium 378
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7.05 km)

For full event details see 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Wilfred Kirochi  Kenya 22:18
2nd Demeke Bekele  Ethiopia 22:18
3rd Debebe Demisse  Ethiopia 22:20
4 William Koskei  Kenya 22:27
5 Mathew Rono  Kenya 22:28
6 Aligaz Alemayehu  Ethiopia 22:28
7 Simon Mugglestone  England 22:33
8 Bedile Kibret  Ethiopia 22:37
9 Ararse Fuffa  Ethiopia 22:39
10 Thomas Osano  Kenya 22:55
11 Abel Gisemba  Kenya 23:01
12 Haydar Dogan  Turkey 23:07
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Ethiopia
Demeke Bekele 2
Debebe Demisse 3
Aligaz Alemayehu 6
Bedile Kibret 8
(Ararse Fuffa) (9)
(Tesfayi Dadi) (63)
19
2nd  Kenya
Wilfred Kirochi 1
William Koskei 4
Mathew Rono 5
Thomas Osano 10
(Abel Gisemba) (11)
(Joseph Otwori) (13)
20
3rd  Japan
Kenji Ayabe 14
Yoshinori Yokota 18
Masaki Yamamoto 20
Hideyuki Matsumoto 21
(Riyouki Murakami) (85)
(Yohinori Sato) (92)
73
4  United States 120
5  Canada 124
6  Spain 125
7  Italy 171
8  Soviet Union 171
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (5.05 km)

For full event details see 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Annette Sergent  France 16:46
2nd Liz Lynch  Scotland 16:48
3rd Ingrid Kristiansen  Norway 16:51
4 Lynn Jennings  United States 16:55
5 Lesley Lehane  United States 16:57
6 Mariana Stanescu  Romania 17:04
7 Cornelia Bürki   Switzerland 17:08
8 Krishna Wood  Australia 17:11
9 Paula Ivan  Romania 17:12
10 Natalya Sorokivskaya  Soviet Union 17:13
11 Margaret Wairimu  Kenya 17:14
12 Martine Fays  France 17:19
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  United States
Lynn Jennings 4
Lesley Lehane 5
Mary Knisely 14
Janet Smith 23
(Suzanne Girard) (44)
(Sabrina Dornhoefer) (53)
46
2nd  France
Annette Sergent 1
Martine Fays 12
Anne Viallix 18
Maria Lelut 19
(Patricia Demilly) (25)
(Christine Loiseau) (128)
50
3rd  Soviet Union
Natalya Sorokivskaya 10
Olga Bondarenko 13
Yelena Romanova 15
Marina Rodchenkova 17
(Svetlana Ulmasova) (34)
(Natalya Lagunkova) (62)
55
4  Romania 94
5  Kenya 117
6  Norway 143
7  England 152
8  Portugal 159
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Medal table (unofficial)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Kenya 3 2 0 5
2  Ethiopia 1 1 2 4
3  France 1 1 1 3
4  United States 1 0 0 1
5  England 0 1 0 1
 Scotland 0 1 0 1
7  Japan 0 0 1 1
 Norway 0 0 1 1
 Soviet Union 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 576 athletes from 47 countries. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[7]

See also

References


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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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