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1974 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

1974 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 2nd
Date March 16
Host city Monza, Lombardia, Italy
Location Mirabello Racecourse
Nations participating 23
Athletes participating 269
Races 3
Distances 12 km – Senior men
7 km – Junior men
4 km – Senior women

The 1974 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Monza, Italy, at the Mirabello Racecourse on March 16, 1974. 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.

Contents

  • Medallists 1
  • Race results 2
    • Senior men's race (12 km) 2.1
    • Junior men's race (7 km) 2.2
    • Senior women's race (4 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
(12 km)
Eric de Beck
 Belgium
35:23.8 Mariano Haro
 Spain
35:24.6 Karel Lismont
 Belgium
35:26.6
Junior men
(7 km)
Rich Kimball
 United States
21:30.8 Venanzio Ortis
 Italy
21:33 John Treacy
 Ireland
21:42.4
Senior women
(4 km)
Paola Cacchi
 Italy
12:42 Nina Holmén
 Finland
12:47.6 Rita Ridley
 England
12:54
Team
Senior men  Belgium 103  England 109  France 215
Junior men  United States 22  Morocco 58  Italy 90
Senior women  England 28  Italy 50  Finland 61

Race results

Senior men's race (12 km)

For full event details see 1974 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Eric de Beck  Belgium 35:23.8
2nd Mariano Haro  Spain 35:24.6
3rd Karel Lismont  Belgium 35:26.6
4 Jim Brown  Scotland 35:29.2
5 Detlef Uhlemann  West Germany 35:30.4
6 Wilfried Scholz  East Germany 35:31.8
7 Ray Smedley  England 35:35.8
8 Noel Tijou  France 35:36.4
9 David Black  England 35:37.2
10 Franco Fava  Italy 35:38.4
11 Bernie Ford  England 35:48.4
12 Manfred Kuschmann  East Germany 35:54.2
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  Belgium
Eric de Beck 1
Karel Lismont 3
Marc Smet 13
Gaston Roelants 14
Frank Grillaert 27
Erik Gijselinck 45
(Achille Vaes) (50)
(Hendrik Schoofs) (75)
103
2nd  England
Ray Smedley 7
David Black 9
Bernie Ford 11
Grenville Tuck 16
Frank Briscoe 30
Mike Beevor 36
(Mike Tagg) (40)
(Robert Patterson) (69)
(Peter Standing) (94)
109
3rd  France
Noel Tijou 8
Lucien Rault 20
Pierre Liardet 38
Jean-Jacques Prianon 39
René Jourdan 49
Jean-Paul Gomez 61
(André Gloaguen) (83)
(François Lacour) (85)
(Jean Jacques Boiroux) (87)
215
4  West Germany 220
5  East Germany 226
6  Spain 269
7  Scotland 273
8  Italy 278
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Junior men's race (7 km)

For full event details see 1974 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Rich Kimball  United States 21:30.8
2nd Venanzio Ortis  Italy 21:33
3rd John Treacy  Ireland 21:42.4
4 Dietmar Millonig  Austria 21:48
5 Matt Centrowitz  United States 21:48
6 John Roscoe  United States 21:52.2
7 Bouchaib Zouhri  Morocco 21:54.2
8 Mohamed Naoumi  Morocco 21:55.2
9 Rudi Schoofs  Belgium 21:56.4
10 Pat Davey  United States 21:58.2
11 Guy Bourban  France 21:59
12 William Sheridan  Scotland 22:00.2
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  United States
Rich Kimball 1
Matt Centrowitz 5
John Roscoe 6
Pat Davey 10
(Mike Pinocci) (15)
(J.J. Griffin) (18)
22
2nd  Morocco
Bouchaib Zouhri 7
Mohamed Naoumi 8
Hamadi Massoudi 21
Yahia Hadka 22
(Ahmed Sennaji) (40)
58
3rd  Italy
Venanzio Ortis 2
Giuseppe Gerbi 24
Stefano La Sala 25
Salvatore Anzà 39
(Giancarlo Garattini) (43)
(Matteo Lo Russo) (65)
90
4  Scotland 93
5  Ireland 95
6  Belgium 102
7  West Germany 118
8  France 120
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Senior women's race (4 km)

For full event details see 1974 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
1st Paola Cacchi  Italy 12:42
2nd Nina Holmén  Finland 12:47.6
3rd Rita Ridley  England 12:54
4 Ann Yeoman  England 12:58.6
5 Pirjo Vihonen  Finland 13:02
6 Bronislawa Ludwichowska  Poland 13:03.2
7 Joyce Smith  England 13:04.4
8 Mary Stewart  Scotland 13:05.6
9 Carmen Valero  Spain 13:13.4
10 Margherita Gargano  Italy 13:14.8
11 Josee van Santberghe  Belgium 13:18.6
12 Clara Choate  United States 13:20.8
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
1st  England
Rita Ridley 3
Ann Yeoman 4
Joyce Smith 7
Carol Gould 14
(Christine Tranter) (15)
(Glynis Goodburn) (22)
28
2nd  Italy
Paola Cacchi 1
Margherita Gargano 10
Silvana Cruciata 13
Bruna Lovisolo 26
(Waltraud Egger) (47)
(Giovanna Leone) (57)
50
3rd  Finland
Nina Holmén 2
Pirjo Vihonen 5
Sinikka Tyynelä 16
Irja Pettinen 38
61
4  Belgium 97
5  United States 98
6  Poland 98
7  West Germany 116
8  Scotland 123
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  Belgium 2 0 1 3
2  United States 2 0 0 2
3  Italy 1 2 1 4
4  England 1 1 1 3
5  Finland 0 1 1 2
6  Morocco 0 1 0 1
 Spain 0 1 0 1
8  France 0 0 1 1
 Ireland 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 269 athletes from 23 countries.

See also

References

  1. ^ Marshal, Ron (March 18, 1974), Athletics - Brown excels on a good day for Scots - Scotland's cross-country teams returned yesterday after a bid to make an impression on the outcome of the International championships on Saturday at Monza...,  
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Monza Date: Saturday, March 16, 1974, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 16, 2013 
  3. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.0km CC Men - Monza Date: Saturday, March 16, 1974, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 16, 2013 
  4. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (February 8, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 4.0km CC Women - Monza Date: Saturday, March 16, 1974, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 16, 2013 
  5. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 16, 2013 
  6. ^ 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS,  

External links

  • GBRathletics
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