1920 International Cross Country Championships

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1920 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 13th
Date April 3
Host city Belfast, Ireland Ireland
Location Belvoir Park
Nations participating 4
Athletes participating 35
Races 1
Distances 10 mi (16.1 km)

The 1920 International Cross Country Championships was held in Belfast, Ireland, at the Belvoir Park on April 3, 1920. 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.

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
Men
10 mi (16.1 km)
Jim Wilson
 Scotland
55:06 Christopher Vose
 England
55:33 Wally Freeman
 England
55:52
Team
Men  England 38  Ireland 70  Scotland
 France
114

Individual Race Results[edit]

Men's (10 mi / 16.1 km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Jim Wilson  Scotland 55:06
2nd, silver medalist(s) Christopher Vose  England 55:33
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Wally Freeman  England 55:52
4 Charles Clibbon  England 56:26
5 Larry Cummins  Ireland 56:27
6 Bobby Mills  England 56:40
7 Lucien Duquesne  France 57:05
8 Tim Crowe  Ireland 57:11
9 Percy Hodge  England 57:15
10 J. Moran  Ireland 57:18
11 Louis Bouchard  France 57:25
12 Anton Hegarty  Ireland 57:30
13 Louis Corlet  France 57:31
14 James Hatton  England 57:35
15 Alf Pepper  England 57:37
16 John Martin  Ireland 57:41
17 Joe Blewitt  England 57:43
18 Angus Kerr  Scotland 57:44
19 J. Beattie  Ireland 57:47
20 Archie Craig Sr.  Scotland 57:49
21 René Vignaud  France
22 Dunky Wright  Scotland
23 A. Topping  Ireland
24 Bevy Bingham  Ireland
25 Joe Pratt  England
26 Alex Barrie  Scotland
27 John Strain  Scotland
28 J.J. Cronin  Ireland
29 Andrew Semple  Scotland
30 Joseph Servella  France
31 Albert Smith  Scotland
32 Amar Alim Arbidi  France
33 Danton Heuet  France
34 Albert Isola  France
Joseph Guillemot  France DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  England Christopher Vose
Wally Freeman
Charles Clibbon
Bobby Mills
Percy Hodge
James Hatton
38
2  Ireland Larry Cummins
Tim Crowe
J. Moran
Anton Hegarty
John Martin
J. Beattie
70
3  Scotland Jim Wilson
Angus Kerr
Archie Craig Sr.
Dunky Wright
Alex Barrie
John Strain
114
 France Lucien Duquesne
Louis Bouchard
Louis Corlet
René Vignaud
Joseph Servella
Amar Alim Arbidi
114

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 35 athletes from 4 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harriers - International Championship - Scotsman Wins Individual Honour - The International cross country championship was run at Belvoir Park, Belfast, on Saturday afternoon before 3000 spectators..., Glasgow Herald, April 5, 1920, p. 9, retrieved October 11, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 16.1km CC Men - Belfast Belvoir Park Date: Saturday, April 3, 1920, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on August 7, 2007, retrieved September 24, 2013 
  3. ^ INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved September 24, 2013 
  4. ^ 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. 13ff, archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2013, retrieved September 24, 2013