1973 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race

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Junior men's race at the 1973 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition1st
DateMarch 17
Host cityWaregem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Belgium
VenueHippodroom Waregem
Events1
Distances7 km – Junior men
Participation55 athletes from
12 nations

The Junior men's race at the 1973 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Waregem, Belgium, at the Hippodroom Waregem on March 17, 1973. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.[1]

Complete results,[2] medallists, [3] and the results of British athletes[4] were published.

Race results[edit]

Junior men's race (7 km)[edit]

Individual[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time
1st place, gold medalist(s) Jim Brown  Scotland 20:52.8
2nd place, silver medalist(s) José Haro  Spain 21:00.6
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Léon Schots  Belgium 21:07.2
4 Franco Fava  Italy 21:15.2
5 Aldo Tomasini  Italy 21:27.6
6 Dennis Coates  England 21:27.6
7 José Luis Ruiz  Spain 21:32.2
8 Barry Smith  England 21:32.3
9 Fernando Cerrada  Spain 21:45
10 Tony Staynings  England 21:49
11 Reinosa Miramontes  Spain 21:49
12 Neil Coupland  England 21:49.1
13 Luca Bigatello  Italy 21:49.3
14 Ron MacDonald  Scotland 21:54.2
15 Jean-Luc Cherrier  France 21:58.4
16 Jean-Luc Lemire  France 22:02.2
17 David McMeekin  Scotland
18 Philip Jeffrey  England
19 Enrico Cantoreggi  Italy
20 Thomas McCormack  Ireland
21 Laurence Reilly  Scotland
22 Bernhard Vifian   Switzerland
23 Robert van der Zande  Belgium
24 Gilbert Bessières  France
25 Gabriele Beretta  Italy
26 Carlos Cabral  Portugal
27 Lawrie Spence  Scotland
28 Markus Ryffel   Switzerland
29 Greg Hannon  Northern Ireland
30 Bouchaib Zouhri  Morocco
31 Geert de Smet  Belgium
32 Robert Lismont  Belgium
33 Bernard Meseure  France
34 Tony O'Leary  Ireland
35 Gerard Kiernan  Ireland
36 Gerry Deegan  Ireland
37 Carlos Tavares  Portugal
38 Mick O'Shea  Ireland
39 Mohamed Naoumi  Morocco
40 Aad Buys  Netherlands
41 Claude Biteau  France
42 Dessi Martin  Northern Ireland
43 Jo Schout  Netherlands
44 Luc Nuyts  Belgium
45 Helder de Jesús  Portugal
46 José Simoes  Portugal
47 Brahim Benjalloun  Morocco
48 Ahmed Sennaji  Morocco
49 José Muambugi  Portugal
50 Hugo Wey   Switzerland
51 Peter McGouren  Northern Ireland
52 René Tijs  Netherlands
53 Gerry Price  Northern Ireland
54 Peet-Jan van Zyl  Netherlands
55 Ali Laanaya  Morocco

Teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Spain
José Haro 2
José Luis Ruiz 7
Fernando Cerrada 9
(Reinosa Miramontes) (11)
18
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Italy
Franco Fava 4
Aldo Tomasini 5
Luca Bigatello 13
(Enrico Cantoreggi) (19)
(Gabriele Beretta) (25)
22
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  England
Dennis Coates 6
Barry Smith 8
Tony Staynings 10
(Neil Coupland) (12)
(Philip Jeffrey) (18)
24
4  Scotland
Jim Brown 1
Ron MacDonald 14
David McMeekin 17
(Laurence Reilly) (21)
(Lawrie Spence) (27)
32
5  France
Jean-Luc Cherrier 15
Jean-Luc Lemire 16
Gilbert Bessières 24
(Bernard Meseure) (33)
(Claude Biteau) (41)
55
6  Belgium
Léon Schots 3
Robert van der Zande 23
Geert de Smet 31
(Robert Lismont) (32)
(Luc Nuyts) (44)
57
7  Ireland
Thomas McCormack 20
Tony O'Leary 34
Gerard Kiernan 35
(Gerry Deegan) (36)
(Mick O'Shea) (38)
89
8   Switzerland
Bernhard Vifian 22
Markus Ryffel 28
Hugo Wey 50
100
9  Portugal
Carlos Cabral 26
Carlos Tavares 37
Helder de Jesús 45
(José Simoes) (46)
(José Muambugi) (49)
108
10  Morocco
Bouchaib Zouhri 30
Mohamed Naoumi 39
Brahim Benjalloun 47
(Ahmed Sennaji) (48)
(Ali Laanaya) (55)
116
11  Northern Ireland
Greg Hannon 29
Dessi Martin 42
Peter McGouren 51
(Gerry Price) (53)
122
12  Netherlands
Aad Buys 40
Jo Schout 43
René Tijs 52
(Peet-Jan van Zyl) (54)
135
  • Note: Athletes in parenthesis did not score for their team

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 55 athletes from 12 countries in the Junior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Brawn' breaks clear and lives up his name - A goodly ration of champagne in their hotel here last night, strictly speaking to celebrate Jim Brown's crushing win in the junior race, washed away much of the bitterness and frustration that had clung for several hours to the Scottish Senior cross country team..., Glasgow Herald, March 19, 1973, p. 2, retrieved October 9, 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 7.0km CC Men - Waregem Date: Saturday, March 17, 1973, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on October 16, 2007, retrieved October 9, 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013
  4. ^ 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), IAAF, p. 2ff, archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013, retrieved October 9, 2013