1926 International Cross Country Championships

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1926 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 19th
Date March 28
Host city Bruxelles, Belgium Belgium
Location Hippodrome de Stockel
Nations participating 6
Athletes participating 53
Races 1
Distances 9 mi (14.5 km)

The 1926 International Cross Country Championships was held in Bruxelles, Belgium, at the Hippodrome de Stockel on March 28, 1926. 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
9 mi (14.5 km)
Ernie Harper
 England
44:17.4 Joseph Guillemot
 France
44:59 Robert Marchal
 France
45:04
Team
Men  France 32  England 62  Scotland 101

Individual Race Results[edit]

Men's (9 mi / 14.5 km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Ernie Harper  England 44:17.4
2nd, silver medalist(s) Joseph Guillemot  France 44:59
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Robert Marchal  France 45:04
4 Lucien Dolquès  France 45:06
5 James Mitchell  Scotland 45:10
6 Emile Chapuis  France
7 Albert Rodway  England 45:12
8 Maurice Norland  France
9 Léon Thierré  France
10 Arthur Muggridge  England 45:32
11 Ernest Bedel  France
12 Bill Cotterell  England
13 Dunky Wright  Scotland 45:48
14 Austin Price  England
15 Paul Bontemps  France
16 Frank Stevenson  Scotland 45:58
17 Leon Degrande  Belgium 46:00
18 Tommy Metcalf  England
19 John Ryan  Ireland 46:15
20 B.D. Hammond  Wales 46:17
21 Dan Quinn  Scotland
22 Robert Miller  Scotland
23 George Perry  England
24 Charles Freshwater  Scotland
25 Sam Ferris  Ireland
26 Joseph Marien  Belgium
27 Tom Whitton  Scotland
28 E.R. Leyshon  Wales
29 Ernie Thomas  Wales
30 Alick Pirie  Scotland
31 R. Moore  Ireland
32 Jozef Langenus  Belgium
33 Pierre Verbiest  Belgium
34 Tommy Keating  Ireland
35 Sammy Allnutt  England
36 Jimmy Guy  Wales
37 Ted Hopkins  Wales
38 Ivor Thomas  Wales
39 Georges Leclerc  France
40 Patrick Groarke  Ireland
41 Pierre Debraye  Belgium
42 W. Atherton  England
43 Kenneth Coard  Ireland
44 George Walker  Ireland
45 Danny Phillips  Wales
46 Gwyn Morgan  Wales
47 Jean Godefroid  Belgium
Walter Calderwood  Scotland DNF
Alex Gilmore  Ireland DNF
Jack Prosser  Wales DNF
Emile Goetleven  Belgium DNF
Jean Corbloem  Belgium DNF
Alfred Defleurquin  Belgium DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  France Joseph Guillemot
Robert Marchal
Lucien Dolquès
Emile Chapuis
Maurice Norland
Léon Thierré
32
2  England Ernie Harper
Albert Rodway
Arthur Muggridge
Bill Cotterell
Austin Price
Tommy Metcalf
62
3  Scotland James Mitchell
Dunky Wright
Frank Stevenson
Dan Quinn
Robert Miller
Charles Freshwater
101
4  Wales B.D. Hammond
E.R. Leyshon
Ernie Thomas
Jimmy Guy
Ted Hopkins
Ivor Thomas
188
5  Ireland John Ryan
Sam Ferris
R. Moore
Tommy Keating
Patrick Groarke
Kenneth Coard
192
6  Belgium Leon Degrande
Joseph Marien
Jozef Langenus
Pierre Verbiest
Pierre Debraye
Jean Godefroid
196

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 53 athletes from 6 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ International Cross-Country Championship. - Brussels, Sunday - In the International Cross-Country Championship held here today, in which six nations took part, France was the winner..., Glasgow Herald, March 29, 1926, p. 6, retrieved September 28, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.km CC Men - Bruxelles Hippodrome de Stockel Date: Sunday, March 28, 1926, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on December 5, 2005, retrieved September 28, 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