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2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Organisers IAAF
Edition 33rd
Date March 19/20
Host city Saint-Galmier, Rhône-Alpes, France
Location Hippodrome Joseph Desjoyaux
Nations participating 72
Athletes participating 695
Races 6
Distances 12.02 km – Senior men
4.196 km – Men's short
8 km – Junior men
8.108 km – Senior women
4.196 km – Women's short
6.153 km – Junior women

The 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 19/20, 2005. The races were held at the Hippodrome Joseph Desjoyaux in Saint-Galmier near Saint-Étienne, France. Reports of the event were given in the New York Times,[1] in the Herald,[2][3] and for the IAAF.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

Complete results for senior men,[10][11][12] for senior men's teams,[10][13][14] for men's short race,[15][16][17] for men's short race teams,[15][18][19] for junior men,[20][21][22] for junior men's teams,[20][23][24] senior women,[25][26][27] for senior women's teams,[25][28][29] for women's short race,[30][31][32] for women's short race teams,[30][33][34] for junior women,[35][36][37] for junior women's teams,[35][38][39] medallists,[40] and the results of British athletes who took part[41] were published.

Contents

  • Medallists 1
  • Race results 2
    • Senior men's race (12.02 km) 2.1
    • Men's short race (4.196 km) 2.2
    • Junior men's race (8 km) 2.3
    • Senior women's race (8.108 km) 2.4
    • Women's short race (4.196 km) 2.5
    • Junior women's race (6.153 km) 2.6
  • Medal table (unofficial) 3
  • Participation 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Medallists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Senior men
(12.02 km)
Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
35:06 Zersenay Tadesse
 Eritrea
35:20 Abdullah Ahmed Hassan
 Qatar
35:34
Men's short
(4.196 km)
Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
11:33 Abraham Chebii
 Kenya
11:38 Isaac Songok
 Kenya
11:39
Junior men
(8 km)
Augustine Choge
 Kenya
23:59 Bernard Kiprop Kipyego
 Kenya
24:00 Barnabas Kosgei
 Kenya
24:00
Senior women
(8.108 km)
Tirunesh Dibaba
 Ethiopia
26:34 Alice Timbilil
 Kenya
26:37 Worknesh Kidane
 Ethiopia
26:37
Women's short
(4.196 km)
Tirunesh Dibaba
 Ethiopia
13:15 Worknesh Kidane
 Ethiopia
13:16 Isabella Ochichi
 Kenya
13:21
Junior women
(6.153 km)
Gelete Burka
 Ethiopia
20:12 Veronica Wanjiru
 Kenya
20:39 Beatrice Chebusit
 Kenya
20:44
Team
Senior men  Ethiopia 24  Kenya 35  Qatar 42
Men's short  Ethiopia 23  Kenya 31  Qatar 32
Junior men  Kenya 10  Ethiopia 37  Qatar 75
Senior women  Ethiopia 16  Kenya 22  Portugal 86
Women's short  Ethiopia 18  Kenya 19  United States 67
Junior women  Kenya 16  Ethiopia 22  Japan 56

Race results

Senior men's race (12.02 km)

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
Kenenisa Bekele  Ethiopia 35:06
Zersenay Tadesse  Eritrea 35:20
Abdullah Ahmed Hassan  Qatar 35:34
4 Abebe Dinkessa  Ethiopia 35:37
5 Eliud Kipchoge  Kenya 35:37
6 Dejene Berhanu  Ethiopia 35:42
7 Boniface Kiprop  Uganda 35:45
8 Saif Saeed Shaheen  Qatar 35:53
9 John Cheruiyot Korir  Kenya 36:00
10 Charles Kamathi  Kenya 36:03
11 Wilberforce Talel  Kenya 36:07
12 Jamal Bilal Salem  Qatar 36:28
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
 Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele 1
Abebe Dinkessa 4
Dejene Berhanu 6
Eshetu Gezhagne 13
(Tessema Absher) (30)
(Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam) (DNF)
24
 Kenya
Eliud Kipchoge 5
John Cheruiyot Korir 9
Charles Kamathi 10
Wilberforce Talel 11
(Moses Mosop) (18)
(Abraham Cherono) (23)
35
 Qatar
Abdullah Ahmed Hassan 3
Saif Saeed Shaheen 8
Jamal Bilal Salem 12
Ali Al-Dawoodi 19
(Majid Aman Awadh) (28)
(Sultan Khamis Zaman) (DNF)
42
4  Eritrea 54
5  Algeria 166
6  Uganda 182
7  Spain 184
8  Portugal 212
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Men's short race (4.196 km)

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Men's short race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
Kenenisa Bekele  Ethiopia 11:33
Abraham Chebii  Kenya 11:38
Isaac Songok  Kenya 11:39
4 Saif Saeed Shaheen  Qatar 11:42
5 Jamal Bilal Salem  Qatar 11:43
6 Maregu Zewdie  Ethiopia 11:43
7 Dejene Berhanu  Ethiopia 11:43
8 Abdullah Ahmed Hassan  Qatar 11:46
9 Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam  Ethiopia 11:54
10 Shadrack Kosgei  Kenya 11:56
11 Adil Kaouch  Morocco 11:57
12 Abera Chane  Ethiopia 11:58
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
 Ethiopia
Kenenisa Bekele 1
Maregu Zewdie 6
Dejene Berhanu 7
Gebre-egziabher Gebremariam 9
(Abera Chane) (12)
(Mohamed Awol) (26)
23
 Kenya
Abraham Chebii 2
Isaac Songok 3
Shadrack Kosgei 10
Henry Kipchirchir 16
(Sammy Kipketer) (17)
(Brimin Kipruto) (37)
31
 Qatar
Saif Saeed Shaheen 4
Jamal Bilal Salem 5
Abdullah Ahmed Hassan 8
James Kwalia 15
(Sultan Khamis Zaman) (19)
(Khamis Abdulla Saifeldin) (35)
32
4  Morocco 65
5  Algeria 112
6  Zimbabwe 163
7  Tanzania 176
8  Spain 191
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Junior men's race (8 km)

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
Augustine Choge  Kenya 23:59
Bernard Kiprop Kipyego  Kenya 24:00
Barnabas Kosgei  Kenya 24:00
4 Hosea Macharinyang  Kenya 24:09
5 Mang'ata Ndiwa  Kenya 24:15
6 Tariku Bekele  Ethiopia 24:16
7 Moses Masai  Kenya 24:19
8 Solomon Molla  Ethiopia 24:24
9 Tariq Taher  Bahrain 24:31
10 Belal Ali  Bahrain 24:33
11 Chala Lemi  Ethiopia 24:34
12 Mekuria Tadesse  Ethiopia 24:35
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
 Kenya
Augustine Choge 1
Bernard Kiprop Kipyego 2
Barnabas Kosgei 3
Hosea Macharinyang 4
(Mang'ata Ndiwa) (5)
(Moses Masai) (7)
10
 Ethiopia
Tariku Bekele 6
Solomon Molla 8
Chala Lemi 11
Mekuria Tadesse 12
(Kabtamu Reta) (13)
(Abidisa Desisa) (41)
37
 Qatar
Nasser Shams Kareem 14
Essa Ismail Rashed 15
Kamal Ali Thamer 22
Moustafa Ahmed Shebto 24
(Mohammed Abduh Bakhet) (26)
(Saad Salem Malek) (27)
75
4  Bahrain 76
5  Eritrea 82
6  Uganda 117
7  United States 154
8  Morocco 179
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Senior women's race (8.108 km)

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
Tirunesh Dibaba  Ethiopia 26:34
Alice Timbilil  Kenya 26:37
Worknesh Kidane  Ethiopia 26:37
4 Meselech Melkamu  Ethiopia 26:39
5 Isabella Ochichi  Kenya 26:43
6 Catherine Kirui  Kenya 26:49
7 Benita Johnson  Australia 26:55
8 Gete Wami  Ethiopia 27:20
9 Rose Jepchumba  Kenya 27:25
10 Bezunesh Bekele  Ethiopia 27:27
11 Irene Kipchumba  Kenya 27:29
12 Kimberly Smith  New Zealand 27:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
 Ethiopia
Tirunesh Dibaba 1
Worknesh Kidane 3
Meselech Melkamu 4
Gete Wami 8
(Bezunesh Bekele) (10)
(Merima Hashim) (14)
16
 Kenya
Alice Timbilil 2
Isabella Ochichi 5
Catherine Kirui 6
Rose Jepchumba 9
(Irene Kipchumba) (11)
(Irene Limika) (18)
22
 Portugal
Anália Rosa 15
Ana Dias 21
Mónica Rosa 24
Inês Monteiro 26
(Adélia Elias) (61)
(Fernanda Miranda) (74)
86
4  Japan 122
5  United States 122
6  United Kingdom 129
7  France 129
8  Australia 134
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Women's short race (4.196 km)

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Women's short race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
Tirunesh Dibaba  Ethiopia 13:15
Worknesh Kidane  Ethiopia 13:16
Isabella Ochichi  Kenya 13:21
4 Prisca Ngetich  Kenya 13:25
5 Lucy Wangui  Kenya 13:25
6 Meselech Melkamu  Ethiopia 13:28
7 Beatrice Chepchumba  Kenya 13:31
8 Nancy Jebet Lagat  Kenya 13:31
9 Deriba Alemu  Ethiopia 13:41
10 Alevtina Ivanova  Russia 13:42
11 Lauren Fleshman  United States 13:44
12 Bezunesh Bekele  Ethiopia 13:44
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
 Ethiopia
Tirunesh Dibaba 1
Worknesh Kidane 2
Meselech Melkamu 6
Deriba Alemu 9
(Bezunesh Bekele) (12)
(Ejagayehu Dibaba) (14)
18
 Kenya
Isabella Ochichi 3
Prisca Ngetich 4
Lucy Wangui 5
Beatrice Chepchumba 7
(Nancy Jebet Lagat) (8)
(Viola Kibiwott) (23)
19
 United States
Lauren Fleshman 11
Blake Russell 15
Shalane Flanagan 20
Shayne Culpepper 21
(Amy Mortimer) (52)
(Melissa Buttry) (90)
67
4  Russia 100
5  Morocco 132
6  Portugal 134
7  Australia 143
8  France 182
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Junior women's race (6.153 km)

For full event details see 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race
Individual race
Rank Athlete Country Time
Gelete Burka  Ethiopia 20:12
Veronica Wanjiru  Kenya 20:39
Beatrice Chebusit  Kenya 20:44
4 Mercy Njoroge  Kenya 20:46
5 Belainesh Zemedkun  Ethiopia 20:47
6 Workitu Ayanu  Ethiopia 20:54
7 Pauline Korikwiang  Kenya 20:56
8 Gladys Chemweno  Kenya 20:57
9 Aliphine Tuliamuk  Kenya 21:09
10 Alemitu Abera  Ethiopia 21:10
11 Akane Wakita  Japan 21:16
12 Azalech Masresha  Ethiopia 21:37
Full results
Teams
Rank Team Points
 Kenya
Veronica Wanjiru 2
Beatrice Chebusit 3
Mercy Njoroge 4
Pauline Korikwiang 7
(Gladys Chemweno) (8)
(Aliphine Tuliamuk) (9)
16
 Ethiopia
Gelete Burka 1
Belainesh Zemedkun 5
Workitu Ayanu 6
Alemitu Abera 10
(Azalech Masresha) (12)
22
 Japan
Akane Wakita 11
Hitomi Niiya 13
Yurika Nakamura 15
Kazue Kojima 17
(Maya Iino) (24)
(Yuri Suzuki) (25)
56
4  United States 118
5  Morocco 135
6  Tanzania 172
7  Algeria 177
8  United Kingdom 185
Full results
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result.

Medal table (unofficial)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Ethiopia 9 3 1 13
2  Kenya 3 8 4 15
3  Eritrea 0 1 0 1
4  Qatar 0 0 4 4
5  Japan 0 0 1 1
 Portugal 0 0 1 1
 United States 0 0 1 1
Total 12 12 12 36
  • Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal.

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 695 athletes from 72 countries participated. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[41]

See also

References

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  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 18, 2005), Great Britain team hope they can warm to the occasion,  
  3. ^ Gillon, Doug (March 21, 2005), Kilted clach preserve tradition,  
  4. ^ Turner, Chris (March 20, 2005), Invincible Bekele reigns supreme – Men’s Long Race Report,  
  5. ^ Turner, Chris (March 19, 2005), Spirited Bekele unbowed by tragedy takes gold again - Men’s Short Race Report,  
  6. ^ Gains, Paul (March 20, 2005), Kenyan perfection, large crowds and hot temperatures – Junior Men’s Race Report,  
  7. ^ Downes, Steven (March 19, 2005), Dibaba overcomes all barriers – Women’s Long Race Report,  
  8. ^ Downes, Steven (March 20, 2005), Dibaba doubles – Women’s Short Race Report,  
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  41. ^ a b 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS (PDF),  

External links

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  • Website of the Local Organising Committee

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