1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race

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Senior men's race at the 1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
OrganisersIAAF
Edition4th
Date28 February
Host cityChepstow, Wales, UK United Kingdom
VenueChepstow Racecourse
Events1
Distances12 km – Senior men
Participation156 athletes from
19 nations

The Senior men's race at the 1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Chepstow, Wales, at the Chepstow Racecourse on 28 February 1976. 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]

Senior men's race (12 km)[edit]

Individual[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time
1st place, gold medalist(s) Carlos Lopes  Portugal 34:47.8
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Tony Simmons  England 35:04
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bernie Ford  England 35:07
4 Karel Lismont  Belgium 35:08
5 Detlef Uhlemann  West Germany 35:09
6 Enn Sellik  Soviet Union 35:17
7 Gary Tuttle  United States 35:19
8 Franco Fava  Italy 35:21
9 Jacques Boxberger  France 35:24
10 Tapio Kantanen  Finland 35:28
11 Mariano Haro  Spain 35:28
12 Vladimir Merkushin  Soviet Union 35:30
13 Gaston Roelants  Belgium 35:30
14 Venanzio Ortis  Italy 35:36
15 David Slater  England 35:40
16 Grenville Tuck  England 35:40
17 Hendrik Schoofs  Belgium 35:41
18 Lucien Rault  France 35:42
19 Eddy Rombaux  Belgium 35:43
20 Tony Sandoval  United States 35:44
21 Larbi M'Hidra  Morocco 35:46
22 Hans-Jürgen Orthmann  West Germany 35:52
23 Ivan Parluy  Soviet Union 35:53
24 Jim Brown  Scotland 35:54
25 Jean-Paul Gomez  France 35:55
26 David Black  England 35:56
27 Willy Polleunis  Belgium 35:57
28 Mike Tagg  England 35:59
29 Michael Karst  West Germany 36:00
30 Neil Cusack  Ireland 36:00
31 Glen Grant  Wales 36:03
32 Jean-Luc Paugam  France 36:04
33 Giuseppe Cindolo  Italy 36:04
34 Allister Hutton  Scotland 36:04
35 Steve Gibbons  Wales 36:04
36 Abdelkader Zaddem  Tunisia 36:07
37 Don Kardong  United States 36:07
38 Robert Lismont  Belgium 36:07
39 Dave Babiracki  United States 36:08
40 Luigi Zarcone  Italy 36:08
41 Andrew McKean  Scotland 36:08
42 Nikolay Puklakov  Soviet Union 36:09
43 David Hopkins  Wales 36:11
44 Anacleto Pinto  Portugal 36:13
45 Mikhail Ulymov  Soviet Union 36:16
46 Dominique Coux  France 36:17
47 Steve Kenyon  England 36:17
48 Peter Weigt  West Germany 36:18
49 Eric De Beck  Belgium 36:19
50 Adelaziz Bouguerra  Tunisia 36:21
51 José Luis Ruiz  Spain 36:25
52 Anders Gärderud  Sweden 36:26
53 Danny McDaid  Ireland 36:27
54 John Davies  Wales 36:29
55 Thomas Brennan  Ireland 36:29
56 Donal Walsh  Ireland 36:30
57 Alex Gonzalez  France 36:30
58 Glenn Herold  United States 36:31
59 Seppo Nikkari  Finland 36:31
60 Torgny Björkqvist  Sweden 36:32
61 Esko Lipsonen  Finland 36:32
62 Luigi Lauro  Italy 36:35
63 Radhouane Bouster  France 36:42
64 Boualem Rahoui  Algeria 36:43
65 Gilbert Maesschalk  Belgium 36:45
66 Malcolm Thomas  Wales 36:47
67 Claudio Solone  Italy 36:49
68 Haddou Jaddour  Morocco 36:49
69 Jouko Santanen  Finland 36:49
70 Juan Hidalgo  Spain 36:50
71 Patrick Martin  France 36:50
72 Joseph Patton  Scotland 36:51
73 Jukka Toivola  Finland 36:51
74 Ricardo Ortega  Spain 36:53
75 Mick Morris  Wales 36:53
76 Seppo Tuominen  Finland 36:54
77 Mohamed Kacemi  Algeria 36:55
78 Khaled Aït Idir  Algeria 36:56
79 Helder de Jesús  Portugal 36:56
80 Fernando Mamede  Portugal 36:58
81 Laurence Reilly  Scotland 36:59
82 Henry Perez  United States 37:00
83 Reinhard Leibold  West Germany 37:00
84 Smain Yahiaoui  Algeria 37:01
85 Fernando Fernandez  Spain 37:02
86 Dahou Belghazi  Morocco 37:03
87 Mustapha Oulghazi  Morocco 37:03
88 José Sena  Portugal 37:03
89 Rachid Habchaoui  Algeria 37:03
90 Pierre Levisse  France 37:03
91 Vadim Mokalov  Soviet Union 37:07
92 Steve Flanagan  United States 37:08
93 David Logue  Northern Ireland 37:10
94 Martti Kiilholma  Finland 37:11
95 Paddy Coyle  Ireland 37:12
96 Jim Alder  Scotland 37:12
97 Eddy Van Mullem  Belgium 37:12
98 Paul Kenney  Scotland 37:12
99 Santiago de la Parte  Spain 37:14
100 Mateo Gómez  Spain 37:16
101 Mike Teer  Northern Ireland 37:17
102 Aniceto Simoes  Portugal 37:22
103 Vasco Pereira  Portugal 37:22
104 Pär Wallin  Sweden 37:24
105 Robert Manz  West Germany 37:25
106 Abdelmadjid Mada  Algeria 37:25
107 Moumoh Haddou  Morocco 37:27
108 John Hartnett  Ireland 37:28
109 Dic Evans  Wales 37:29
110 Sergio Muscardin  Italy 37:32
111 Hussein Soltani  Tunisia 37:34
112 Andy Holden  England 37:35
113 Lahcen El Hachmi  Morocco 37:39
114 Mansour Guettaya  Tunisia 37:42
115 Omar Anassi  Morocco 37:44
116 Tahar Bounab  Algeria 37:45
117 Eloi Schleder  Brazil 37:48
118 Mohamed Ghannouchi  Morocco 37:50
119 Tom Annett  Northern Ireland 37:52
120 Ismo Toukonen  Finland 37:52
121 Mohamed Salem  Algeria 37:53
122 Jan Hagelbrand  Sweden 37:55
123 Gerry Deegan  Ireland 37:56
124 Giuseppe Gerbi  Italy 38:02
125 Dick Crowley  Ireland 38:05
126 Philip Dolan  Scotland 38:05
127 Mohamed Benbaraka  Morocco 38:06
128 Ali Gammoudi  Tunisia 38:08
129 Dennis Coates  England 38:08
130 Lars Enqvist  Sweden 38:15
131 Peter Ratcliffe  Wales 38:19
132 Gunnar Holm  Sweden 38:19
133 Greg Hannon  Northern Ireland 38:22
134 Lawrie Spence  Scotland 38:25
135 Mohamed Zaidi  Tunisia 38:26
136 Wilhelm Jungbluth  West Germany 38:28
137 Mike Critchley  Wales 38:29
138 Carlos Alves  Brazil 38:35
139 Roy Kissin  United States 38:36
140 Carlos Cabral  Portugal 38:39
141 Italo Tentorini  Italy 38:47
142 Hamida Gamoudi  Tunisia 38:52
143 Günther Zahn  West Germany 39:03
144 Gerry Finnegan  Ireland 39:10
145 Labidi Ayachi  Tunisia 39:25
146 Ian Morrison  Northern Ireland 39:27
147 Mahmoud Hazzazi  Algeria 39:44
148 Cherif Hannchi  Tunisia 39:59
149 Aloisio de Araújo  Brazil 40:13
150 John Allen  Northern Ireland 40:20
151 Tom Falkinger  Sweden 41:00
152 Leonardo de Oliveira  Brazil 41:36
153 Paulo Ferrugen  Brazil 41:42
Antonio Campos  Spain DNF
Fernando Cerrada  Spain DNF
Rich Kimball  United States DNF

Teams[edit]

Rank Team Points
1st place, gold medalist(s)  England
Tony Simmons 2
Bernie Ford 3
David Slater 15
Grenville Tuck 16
David Black 26
Mike Tagg 28
(Steve Kenyon) (47)
(Andy Holden) (112)
(Dennis Coates) (129)
90
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Belgium
Karel Lismont 4
Gaston Roelants 13
Hendrik Schoofs 17
Eddy Rombaux 19
Willy Polleunis 27
Robert Lismont 38
(Eric De Beck) (49)
(Gilbert Maesschalk) (65)
(Eddy Van Mullem) (97)
118
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  France
Jacques Boxberger 9
Lucien Rault 18
Jean-Paul Gomez 25
Jean-Luc Paugam 32
Dominique Coux 46
Alex Gonzalez 57
(Radhouane Bouster) (63)
(Patrick Martin) (71)
(Pierre Levisse) (90)
187
4  Soviet Union
Enn Sellik 6
Vladimir Merkushin 12
Ivan Parluy 23
Nikolay Puklakov 42
Mikhail Ulymov 45
Vadim Mokalov 91
219
5  Italy
Franco Fava 8
Venanzio Ortis 14
Giuseppe Cindolo 33
Luigi Zarcone 40
Luigi Lauro 62
Claudio Solone 67
(Sergio Muscardin) (110)
(Giuseppe Gerbi) (124)
(Italo Tentorini) (141)
224
6  United States
Gary Tuttle 7
Tony Sandoval 20
Don Kardong 37
Dave Babiracki 39
Glenn Herold 58
Henry Perez 82
(Steve Flanagan) (92)
(Roy Kissin) (139)
(Rich Kimball) (DNF)
243
7  West Germany
Detlef Uhlemann 5
Hans-Jürgen Orthmann 22
Michael Karst 29
Peter Weigt 48
Reinhard Leibold 83
Robert Manz 105
(Wilhelm Jungbluth) (136)
(Günther Zahn) (143)
292
8  Wales
Glen Grant 31
Steve Gibbons 35
David Hopkins 43
John Davies 54
Malcolm Thomas 66
Mick Morris 75
(Dic Evans) (109)
(Peter Ratcliffe) (131)
(Mike Critchley) (137)
304
9  Finland
Tapio Kantanen 10
Seppo Nikkari 59
Esko Lipsonen 61
Jouko Santanen 69
Jukka Toivola 73
Seppo Tuominen 76
(Martti Kiilholma) (94)
(Ismo Toukonen) (120)
348
10  Scotland
Jim Brown 24
Allister Hutton 34
Andrew McKean 41
Joseph Patton 72
Laurence Reilly 81
Jim Alder 96
(Paul Kenney) (98)
(Philip Dolan) (126)
(Lawrie Spence) (134)
348
11  Spain
Mariano Haro 11
José Luis Ruiz 51
Juan Hidalgo 70
Ricardo Ortega 74
Fernando Fernandez 85
Santiago de la Parte 99
(Mateo Gómez) (100)
(Antonio Campos) (DNF)
(Fernando Cerrada) (DNF)
390
12  Portugal
Carlos Lopes 1
Anacleto Pinto 44
Helder de Jesús 79
Fernando Mamede 80
José Sena 88
Aniceto Simoes 102
(Vasco Pereira) (103)
(Carlos Cabral) (140)
394
13  Ireland
Neil Cusack 30
Danny McDaid 53
Thomas Brennan 55
Donal Walsh 56
Paddy Coyle 95
John Hartnett 108
(Gerry Deegan) (123)
(Dick Crowley) (125)
(Gerry Finnegan) (144)
397
14  Morocco
Larbi M'Hidra 21
Haddou Jaddour 68
Dahou Belghazi 86
Mustapha Oulghazi 87
Moumoh Haddou 107
Lahcen El Hachmi 113
(Omar Anassi) (115)
(Mohamed Ghannouchi) (118)
(Mohamed Benbaraka) (127)
482
15  Algeria
Boualem Rahoui 64
Mohamed Kacemi 77
Khaled Aït Idir 78
Smain Yahiaoui 84
Rachid Habchaoui 89
Abdelmadjid Mada 106
(Tahar Bounab) (116)
(Mohamed Salem) (121)
(Mahmoud Hazzazi) (147)
498
16  Tunisia
Abdelkader Zaddem 36
Adelaziz Bouguerra 50
Hussein Soltani 111
Mansour Guettaya 114
Ali Gammoudi 128
Mohamed Zaidi 135
(Hamida Gamoudi) (142)
(Labidi Ayachi) (145)
(Cherif Hannchi) (148)
574
17  Sweden
Anders Gärderud 52
Torgny Björkqvist 60
Pär Wallin 104
Jan Hagelbrand 122
Lars Enqvist 130
Gunnar Holm 132
(Tom Falkinger) (151)
600
18  Northern Ireland
David Logue 93
Mike Teer 101
Tom Annett 119
Greg Hannon 133
Ian Morrison 146
John Allen 150
742
  • Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 156 athletes from 19 countries in the Senior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, Ron (1 March 1976), Scots are left behind in big race - When England walked off with the team awards at the first International Cross-Country Championship, in 1903 at Hamilton, a Scottish official, in writing of the trophy up for annual competition, said: "It is very handsome and I am only sorry that so far as Scotland is concerned we have probably seen the last of it for a number of years"..., Glasgow Herald, p. 17, retrieved 17 October 2013
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (24 March 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.0km CC Men - Chepstow Date: Saturday, February 28, 1976, Athchamps (archived), archived from the original on 16 October 2007, retrieved 17 October 2013CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved 9 October 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 27 September 2013, retrieved 9 October 2013