1923 International Cross Country Championships

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1923 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 16th
Date March 25
Host city Maisons-Laffitte, Île-de-France, France France
Location Hippodrome de Maisons-Laffitte
Nations participating 4
Athletes participating 36
Races 1
Distances 10 mi (16.1 km)

The 1923 International Cross Country Championships was held in Maisons-Laffitte, France, at the Hippodrome de Maisons-Laffitte on March 25, 1923. Athletes from Belgium were participating for the first time. 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)
Joe Blewitt
 England
58:11.8 James G. McIntyre
 Scotland
58:13 Georges Vandenbroele
 Belgium
58:20
Team
Men  France 43  England 76  Belgium 112

Individual Race Results[edit]

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

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Joe Blewitt  England 58:11.8
2nd, silver medalist(s) James G. McIntyre  Scotland 58:13
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Georges Vandenbroele  Belgium 58:20
4 Gaston Heuet  France 58:27.4
5 Marcel Denis  France 58:48.2
6 Amar Alim Arbidi  France 59:12.8
7 Lucien Duquesne  France 59:16
8 Marcel Alavoine  Belgium 59:19.4
9 Bill Cotterell  England 59:23.4
10 Emile Gaudé  France 59:30
11 Louis Corlet  France
12 Jean Manhès  France
13 Archie Craig Sr.  Scotland
14 Marcel Thoyes  France
15 William Nelson  England
16 Jack Beman  England
17 Vic White  England
18 Hugh Dare  England
19 Ernie Harper  England
20 Eddy Kenrick  England
21 Aimé Proot  Belgium
22 George Wallach  Scotland
23 Alex Whitelaw  Scotland
24 Dunky Wright  Scotland
25 Gerard Steurs  Belgium
26 Bobby Mills  England
27 Emile Hanneuse  Belgium
28 Georges Bertrand  Belgium
29 W.N. Neilson  Scotland
30 Alex Lawrie  Scotland
31 Henri de Neef  Belgium
32 Joe McIntyre  Scotland
Leon Degrande  Belgium DNF
Julien Schnellmann  France DNF
Walter Calderwood  Scotland DNF
F. Vandepoel  Belgium DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  France Gaston Heuet
Marcel Denis
Amar Alim Arbidi
Lucien Duquesne
Emile Gaudé
Louis Corlet
43
2  England Joe Blewitt
Bill Cotterell
William Nelson
Jack Beman
Vic White
Hugh Dare
76
3  Belgium Georges Vandenbroele
Marcel Alavoine
Aimé Proot
Gerard Steurs
Emile Hanneuse
Georges Bertrand
112
4  Scotland James G. McIntyre
Archie Craig Sr.
George Wallach
Alex Whitelaw
Dunky Wright
W.N. Neilson
113

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 36 athletes from 4 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cross-Country - France wins international - Scottish runner second home - Paris - The international cross-country race contested here today was won by France with 33 points, England being second with 76 points..., Glasgow Herald, March 26, 1923, p. 17, retrieved September 27, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (November 5, 2006), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 16.1km CC Men - Maison-Laffitte Date: Sunday, March 25, 1923, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on December 21, 2006, retrieved September 27, 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