1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition12th
DateMarch 25
Host city East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States Flag of the United States.svg
Venue Meadowlands Racetrack
Events3
Distances12.086 km – Senior men
8 km – Junior men
5 km – Senior women
Participation443 athletes from
40 nations

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]

Contents

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

Medallists

EventGoldSilverBronze
Individual
Senior men
(12.086 km)
Carlos Lopes
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
33:25 Tim Hutchings
Flag of England.svg  England
33:30 Steve Jones
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
33:32
Junior men
(8 km)
Pere Casacuberta
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
21:32 Doju Tessema
Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia
21:34 John Castellano
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
21:37
Senior women
(5 km)
Maricica Puică
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania
15:56 Galina Zakharova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
15:58 Grete Waitz
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
15:58
Team
Senior menFlag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia 134Flag of the United States.svg  United States 161Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 223
Junior menFlag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia 21Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 34Flag of England.svg  England 68
Senior womenFlag of the United States.svg  United States 52Flag of England.svg  England 65Flag of New Zealand.svg  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
RankAthleteCountryTime
Gold medal icon.svg Carlos Lopes Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 33:25
Silver medal icon.svg Tim Hutchings Flag of England.svg  England 33:30
Bronze medal icon.svg Steve Jones Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 33:32
4 Pat Porter Flag of the United States.svg  United States 33:34
5 Wilson Waigwa Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 33:41
6 Ed Eyestone Flag of the United States.svg  United States 33:46
7 Pierre Levisse Flag of France.svg  France 33:51
8 Bekele Debele Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia 33:52
9 Adugna Lema Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia 33:52
10 Francesco Panetta Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 33:54
11 Alberto Cova Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 33:58
12 Christoph Herle Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 34:01
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
Gold medal icon.svgFlag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  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
Silver medal icon.svgFlag of the United States.svg  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
Bronze medal icon.svgFlag of Portugal.svg  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
4Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 233
5Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 258
6Flag of England.svg  England 269
7Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 270
8Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 276
Full results

Junior men's race (8 km)

For full event details see 1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
Gold medal icon.svg Pere Casacuberta Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 21:32
Silver medal icon.svg Doju Tessema Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia 21:34
Bronze medal icon.svg John Castellano Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 21:37
4 Belaye Teshome Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia 21:42
5 Antonio Pérez Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 21:48
6 Paul Roden Flag of England.svg  England 21:49
7 Kalcha Abcha Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia 21:49
8 Wolde Silasse Melkessa Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia 21:50
9 Robert Rice Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 21:53
10 David Miles Flag of England.svg  England 22:00
11 Joseba Sarriegui Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 22:02
12 Patrick Piper Flag of the United States.svg  United States 22:04
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
Gold medal icon.svgFlag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia
Doju Tessema 2
Belaye Teshome 4
Kalcha Abcha 7
Wolde Silasse Melkessa 8
21
Silver medal icon.svgFlag of Spain.svg  Spain
Pere Casacuberta 1
Antonio Pérez 5
Joseba Sarriegui 11
José Sanchez 17
(Luis Prieto)(25)
(José Manuel García)(39)
34
Bronze medal icon.svgFlag of England.svg  England
Paul Roden 6
David Miles 10
Karl Palmer 22
David Robinson 30
(Paul Taylor)(78)
(David Dudley)(89)
68
4Flag of the United States.svg  United States 72
5Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 101
6Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 116
7Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 119
8Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 122
Full results

Senior women's race (5 km)

For full event details see 1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
RankAthleteCountryTime
Gold medal icon.svg Maricica Puică Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania 15:56
Silver medal icon.svg Galina Zakharova Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 15:58
Bronze medal icon.svg Grete Waitz Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 15:58
4 Ingrid Kristiansen Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 16:04
5 Jane Furniss Flag of England.svg  England 16:10
6 Christine Benning Flag of England.svg  England 16:15
7 Midde Hamrin Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 16:16
8 Angela Tooby Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 16:18
9 Betty Springs Flag of the United States.svg  United States 16:20
10 Cathy Branta Flag of the United States.svg  United States 16:21
11 Eva Ernström Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 16:21
12 Francine Peeters Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 16:26
Full results
Teams
RankTeamPoints
Gold medal icon.svgFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Betty Springs 9
Cathy Branta 10
Sabrina Dornhoefer 16
Cathie Twomey 17
(Brenda Webb)(25)
(Nan Doak)(32)
52
Silver medal icon.svgFlag of England.svg  England
Jane Furniss 5
Christine Benning 6
Ruth Smeeth 15
Carole Bradford 39
(Carol Haigh)(54)
(Julie Laughton)(55)
65
Bronze medal icon.svgFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Dianne Rodger 14
Mary O'Connor 19
Christine Hughes 27
Sue Bruce 31
(Linden Wilde)(50)
(Sara Harnett)(82)
91
4Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 105
5Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 122
6Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania 127
7Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 136
8Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 154
Full results

Medal table (unofficial)

  *   Host nation (United States)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)2103
2Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)1102
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)*1102
4Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)1012
5Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania  (ROU)1001
6Flag of England.svg  England  (ENG)0213
7Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)0101
8Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)0011
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)0011
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)0011
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales  (WAL)0011
Totals (11 nations)66618

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

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References

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