1929 International Cross Country Championships

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1929 International Cross Country Championships
Organisers ICCU
Edition 22nd
Date March 23
Host city Vincennes, Île-de-France, France France
Location Hippodrome de Vincennes
Nations participating 10
Athletes participating 90
Races 1
Distances 8.7 mi (14.0 km)

The 1929 International Cross Country Championships was held in Vincennes, France, at the Hippodrome de Vincennes on March 23, 1929. This was the first appearance of teams from Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, and Switzerland. 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
8.7 mi (14.0 km)
Bill Cotterell
 England
42:46.2 Henri Dartigues
 France
42:48 Robert Courtier
 France
42:51
Team
Men  France 31  England 74  Spain 117

Individual Race Results[edit]

Men's (8.7 mi / 14.0 km)[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Bill Cotterell  England 42:46.2
2nd, silver medalist(s) Henri Dartigues  France 42:48
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Robert Courtier  France 42:51
4 Robert Marchal  France 42:59
5 Jesús Oyarbide  Spain 43:04
6 Georges Boue  France 43:07
7 René Granier  France 43:12
8 Jack Winfield  England 43:24
9 Georges Leclerc  France 43:28
10 Seghir Beddari  France 43:29
11 Tommy Kay  England 43:32
12 Giuseppe Lippi  Italy
13 Maurice Maréchal  Belgium 43:37
14 Arturo Peña  Spain 43:38
15 Roger Prévost  France 43:42
16 John Suttie Smith  Scotland 43:58
17 Ernie Harper  England 44:02
18 Jack Holden  England 44:03
19 Harry Payne  England 44:17
20 José Reliegos  Spain 44:23
21 Frank Stevenson  Scotland 44:25
22 Roger Rérolle  France 44:27
23 German Campo  Spain 44:28
24 Leon Degrande  Belgium 44:29
25 Frederick Light  England 44:32
26 Jimmy Wood  Scotland 44:36
27 Claudio Egana  Spain 44:41
28 Miguel Moreno  Spain 44:46
29 Brian Oddie  England 44:49
30 Charles Wilson  Scotland 44:51
31 Julien Schnellmann   Switzerland
32 Marius Schiavo   Switzerland
33 René Geeraert  Belgium 44:55
34 Léon Broers  Belgium 44:56
35 Aurelio Badiali  Italy
36 Jean Linsen  Belgium 45:02
37 Ernie Thomas  Wales 45:04
38 Miguel Cialceta  Spain 45:17
39 Tom Fanning  Ireland 45:19
40 Oscar van Rumst  Belgium 45:20
41 Giovanni Amerio  Italy
42 Giuseppe Venturi  Italy
43 David Richards Sen.  Wales 45:28
44 Tim Smythe  Ireland 45:29
45 Carry Conlon  Ireland 45:29
46 Dunky Wright  Scotland 45:30
47 Luigi Prato  Italy
48 W.A. McCune  Ireland 45:31
49 William Marthe   Switzerland
50 Tom Whitton  Scotland 45:34
51 Hans Wehrli   Switzerland
52 P. McCully  Ireland 45:44
53 John Timmins  Ireland 45:48
54 Angel Andres  Spain 45:53
55 Giacinto Falchero  Italy
56 Julien Serwy  Belgium 45:58
57 Marcel Vernez   Switzerland
58 Oreste Ciacci  Italy
59 E.R. Leyshon  Wales 46:11
60 Jean Haag  Luxembourg
61 Frank Denmead  Wales 46:16
62 Thomas Kinsella  Ireland 46:18
63 Emile Goetleven  Belgium 46:31
64 Gino Scarpellini  Italy
65 Antonio Albano  Italy
66 S. Driscoll  Wales 46:53
67 Ossie Williams  Wales 47:01
68 Ernest Violi   Switzerland
69 A. Harvey  Wales 47:12
70 Arthur Muggridge  England 47:15
71 Michel Medinger  Luxembourg
72 Josef Amrein   Switzerland
73 C. Olinger  Luxembourg
74 Pierre Scholtes  Luxembourg
75 Theo Backes  Luxembourg
76 Henri Dubois   Switzerland
77 Walter Gunn  Scotland 48:27
78 James Gardiner  Scotland 48:32
79 Pierre Beicht  Luxembourg
80 Danny Phillips  Wales 48:40
81 Joseph Backes  Luxembourg
82 Georges Boultgen  Luxembourg
83 Jack Prosser  Wales
84 Matthias Graffé  Luxembourg
Juan Ramos  Spain DNF
Harry Russell  Ireland DNF
Robert Allison  Scotland DNF
Jozef van Durme  Belgium DNF
Martin Sheenan  Ireland DNF
Bartolomeus Pieroni   Switzerland DNF

Team Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Rank Country Team Points
1  France Henri Dartigues
Robert Courtier
Robert Marchal
Georges Boue
René Granier
Georges Leclerc
31
2  England Bill Cotterell
Jack Winfield
Tommy Kay
Ernie Harper
Jack Holden
Harry Payne
74
3  Spain Jesús Oyarbide
Arturo Peña
José Reliegos
German Campo
Claudio Egana
Miguel Moreno
117
4  Belgium Maurice Maréchal
Leon Degrande
René Geeraert
Léon Broers
Jean Linsen
Oscar van Rumst
180
5  Scotland John Suttie Smith
Frank Stevenson
Jimmy Wood
Charles Wilson
Dunky Wright
Tom Whitton
189
6  Italy Giuseppe Lippi
Aurelio Badiali
Giovanni Amerio
Giuseppe Venturi
Luigi Prato
Giacinto Falchero
232
7  Ireland Tom Fanning
Tim Smythe
Carry Conlon
W.A. McCune
P. McCully
John Timmins
281
8   Switzerland Julien Schnellmann
Marius Schiavo
William Marthe
Hans Wehrli
Marcel Vernez
Ernest Violi
288
9  Wales Ernie Thomas
David Richards Sen.
E.R. Leyshon
Frank Denmead
S. Driscoll
Ossie Williams
333
10  Luxembourg Jean Haag
Michel Medinger
C. Olinger
Pierre Scholtes
Theo Backes
Pierre Beicht
432

Participation[edit]

An unofficial count yields the participation of 90 athletes from 10 countries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ France wins Cross-Country Race - Paris, Saturday - The 22nd International Cross-Country Championship was run this afternoon over the track of the Vincennes Racecourse..., Glasgow Herald, March 25, 1929, p. 8, retrieved September 28, 2013 
  2. ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - 14.0km CC Men - Paris Hippodrome de Vincennes Date: Saturday, March 23, 1929, Athchamps (archived), Archived from the original on August 6, 2007, 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