IAAF World Cross Country Championships
5.0km CC Women
Limerick Green Park Date: Sunday, March 25, 1979

Place Mark Name Born Age Country
1 16:48 Grete Waitz (1953.10.01) 25.175 NOR
2 17:14 Raisa Smekhnova (1950.09.16) 28.190 URS
3 17:18 Ellison Goodall (1954.10.12) 24.164 USA
4 17:23 Ellen Wessinghage (1948.06.28) 30.270 FRG
5 17:25 Svetlana Ulmasova (1953.02.04) 26.049 URS
6 17:26 Mary Purcell (1949.05.22) 29.307 IRL
7 17:33 Jan Merrill (1956.06.18) 22.280 USA
8 17:41 Julie Shea (1959.05.03) 19.326 USA
9 17:42 Ann Ford (1952.05.30) 26.299 ENG
10 17:46 Cristina Tomasini (1958.07.22) 20.246 ITA
11 17:47 Margaret Groos (1959.09.21) 19.185 USA
12 17:48 Giana Romanova (1955.03.10) 24.015 URS
13 17:48 Debbie Scott (1958.12.16) 20.099 CAN
14 17:49 Anne Audain (1955.11.01) 23.144 NZL
15 17:50 Penny Yule (1949.06.07) 29.291 ENG
16 17:57 Sabine Ladurner (1960.10.16) 18.160 ITA
17 17:58 Paula Fudge (1952.03.30) 26.360 ENG
18 18:02 Dorthe Rasmussen (1960.01.27) 19.057 DEN
19 18:02 Jennifer White (1954.03.14) 25.011 USA
20 18:05 Heather Thomson (1946. . ) 32/33y NZL
21 18:06 Marleen Mols (1955.09.09) 23.197 BEL
22 18:08 Joëlle Debrouwer (1950.10.18) 28.158 FRA
23 18:10 Ingrid Christensen (1956.03.21) 23.004 NOR
24 18:11 Véronique Renties (1960.07.03) 18.265 FRA
25 18:12 Pilar Fernandez (1948.11.07) 30.138 ESP
26 18:14 Elvira Hofmann (1961.06.15) 17.283 FRG
27 18:15 Regina Joyce (1957.02.07) 22.046 ENG
28 18:16 Charlotte Teske (1949.11.23) 29.122 FRG
29 18:17 Raisa Belusova (1952.02.29) 27.025 URS
30 18:18 Deirdre Nagle (1949.11.17) 29.128 IRL
31 18:23 Carla Beurskens (1952.02.10) 27.043 NED
32 18:24 Glynis Penny (1951.01.28) 28.056 ENG
33 18:26 Iciar Martinez (1947.07.20) 31.248 ESP
34 18:27 Mary O'Connor (1955.06.19) 23.279 NZL
35 18:28 Connie Olsen (1960.05.02) 18.327 DEN
36 18:31 Julie Brown (1955.02.04) 24.049 USA
37 18:31 Kersti Jakobsen (1956.02.15) 23.038 DEN
38 18:32 Jean Cameron (--unknown-) CAN
39 18:34 Lorraine Moller (1955.06.01) 23.297 NZL
40 18:35 Lynne Williams (1952.10.08) 26.168 AUS
41 18:38 Mona Kleppe (1957.01.13) 22.071 NOR
42 18:39 Ruth Smeeth (1960.06.19) 18.279 ENG
43 18:41 Heide Brenner (1956.03.06) 23.019 FRG
44 18:43 Judith Shepherd (1959.03.19) 20.006 SCO
45 18:44 Shauna Miller (1952. . ) 26/27y CAN
46 18:45 Chantal Navarro (1950.12.10) 28.105 FRA
47 18:46 Magda Ilands (1950.01.16) 29.068 BEL
48 18:47 Fionnuala Morrish (1959. . ) 19/20y IRL
49 18:48 Jacqueline Lefeuvre (1958.11.10) 20.135 FRA
50 18:49 Encarnación Escudero (1957.08.10) 21.227 ESP
51 18:50 Gaylene Clews (1960.10.19) 18.157 AUS
52 18:51 Christine Ward (1950.05.06) 28.323 IRL
53 18:52 Raisa Sadreydinova (1950.05.09) 28.320 URS
54 18:53 Zehava Shmueli (1955.05.19) 23.310 ISR
55 18:54 Veronica Duffy (1953.03.13) 26.012 IRL
56 18:55 Barbara Moore (1957.07.27) 21.241 NZL
57 18:56 Fiona McQueen (1961.02.10) 18.043 SCO
58 18:56 Asuncion Sinobas (1961.02.14) 18.039 ESP
59 18:58 Brigit de Nijs (1958.06.27) 20.271 NED
60 18:59 Francine Peeters (1957.02.23) 22.030 BEL
61 19:01 Margherita Gargano (1952.11.18) 26.127 ITA
62 19:02 Elena Rastello (1958.12.13) 20.102 ITA
63 19:03 Marie-Christine Christiaens (1961.01.31) 18.053 BEL
64 19:04 Ann-Marie Keown (--unknown-) NZL
65 19:05 Christine Seeman (1956.06.07) 22.291 FRA
66 19:06 Maureen Crowley (1953.05.25) 25.304 CAN
67 19:07 Kerry Robinson (1959.11.19) 19.126 SCO
68 19:08 Denise Verhaert (1959.05.31) 19.298 BEL
69 19:11 Heidi Meier (1955.08.31) 23.206 NOR
70 19:14 Karin de Nijs (1959.07.30) 19.238 NED
71 19:18 Birgit Friedmann (1960.04.08) 18.351 FRG
72 19:20 Nadine Claes (1955.01.16) 24.068 BEL
73 19:21 Susan Olsen (1963. . ) 15/16y DEN
74 19:22 Amelia Lorza Lopez (1959.11.05) 19.140 ESP
75 19:27 Kathy d'Arcy (1955. . ) 23/24y CAN
76 19:32 Hilary Hollick (1951.08.10) 27.227 WAL
77 19:38 Anette Hansen (1957.05.20) 21.309 DEN
78 19:40 Mercedes Calleja (1958.07.09) 20.259 ESP
79 19:43 Kate Davis (1950.05.05) 28.324 IRL
80 19:45 Anat Meiri (1961.09.22) 17.184 ISR
81 19:46 Kim Lock (1959.01.01) 20.083 WAL
82 19:49 Margaret Coomber (1950.06.13) 28.285 SCO
83 19:50 Jean Lochhead (1946.12.24) 32.091 WAL
84 19:52 Bronwen Smith (1952.01.26) 27.058 WAL
85 19:53 May-Britt Stange (1959.09.25) 19.181 NOR
86 19:54 Anna James (1956.07.13) 22.255 WAL
87 20:06 Christine Iceaga (1955.02.15) 24.038 FRA
88 20:11 Joyce Mehaffey (1963.07.01) 15.267 NIR
89 20:12 Angela McCullagh (1960.04.21) 18.338 NIR
90 20:19 Lynn Kanuka (1960.07.11) 18.257 CAN
91 20:20 Violet Hope (1956.11.04) 22.141 SCO
92 20:31 Carol Nicholas (1961.12.07) 17.108 WAL
93 20:47 Elizabeth Trotter (1960.01.20) 19.064 SCO
94 21:11 Charlotte Kaagh (1964.03.13) 15.012 DEN
95 21:20 Susan Beattie (1962.02.18) 17.035 NIR
96 21:21 Roberta Brown (1963. . ) 15/16y NIR
97 21:31 Avril McClung (1963.04.24) 15.335 NIR
98 22:19 Margaret Gallen (--unknown-) NIR
DNF Gabriella Dorio (1957.06.27) 21.271 ITA
DNF Agnese Possamai (1953.01.17) 26.067 ITA
Team results

Team Place Nation Athlete Points
1 United States 29
Ellison Goodall 3
Jan Merrill 7
Julie Shea 8
Margaret Groos 11
Jennifer White (19)
Julie Brown (36)
2 USSR 48
Raisa Smekhnova 2
Svetlana Ulmasova 5
Giana Romanova 12
Raisa Belusova 29
Raisa Sadreydinova (53)
3 England 68
Ann Ford 9
Penny Yule 15
Paula Fudge 17
Regina Joyce 27
Glynis Penny (32)
Ruth Smeeth (42)
4 Federal Republic of Germany 101
Ellen Wessinghage 4
Elvira Hofmann 26
Charlotte Teske 28
Heide Brenner 43
Birgit Friedmann (71)
5 New Zealand 107
Anne Audain 14
Heather Thomson 20
Mary O'Connor 34
Lorraine Moller 39
Barbara Moore (56)
Ann-Marie Keown (64)
6 Norway 134
Grete Waitz 1
Ingrid Christensen 23
Mona Kleppe 41
Heidi Meier 69
May-Britt Stange (85)
7 Ireland 136
Mary Purcell 6
Deirdre Nagle 30
Fionnuala Morrish 48
Christine Ward 52
Veronica Duffy (55)
Kate Davis (79)
8 France 141
Joëlle Debrouwer 22
Véronique Renties 24
Chantal Navarro 46
Jacqueline Lefeuvre 49
Christine Seeman (65)
Christine Iceaga (87)
9 Italy 149
Cristina Tomasini 10
Sabine Ladurner 16
Margherita Gargano 61
Elena Rastello 62
Gabriella Dorio ( DNF)
Agnese Possamai ( DNF)
10 Canada 162
Debbie Scott 13
Jean Cameron 38
Shauna Miller 45
Maureen Crowley 66
Kathy d'Arcy (75)
Lynn Kanuka (90)
11 Denmark 163
Dorthe Rasmussen 18
Connie Olsen 35
Kersti Jakobsen 37
Susan Olsen 73
Anette Hansen (77)
Charlotte Kaagh (94)
12 Spain 166
Pilar Fernandez 25
Iciar Martinez 33
Encarnación Escudero 50
Asuncion Sinobas 58
Amelia Lorza Lopez (74)
Mercedes Calleja (78)
13 Belgium 191
Marleen Mols 21
Magda Ilands 47
Francine Peeters 60
Marie-Christine Christiaens 63
Denise Verhaert (68)
Nadine Claes (72)
14 Scotland 250
Judith Shepherd 44
Fiona McQueen 57
Kerry Robinson 67
Margaret Coomber 82
Violet Hope (91)
Elizabeth Trotter (93)
15 Wales 324
Hilary Hollick 76
Kim Lock 81
Jean Lochhead 83
Bronwen Smith 84
Anna James (86)
Carol Nicholas (92)
16 Northern Ireland 368
Joyce Mehaffey 88
Angela McCullagh 89
Susan Beattie 95
Roberta Brown 96
Avril McClung (97)
Margaret Gallen (98)
. Netherlands .
Carla Beurskens (31)
Brigit de Nijs (59)
Karin de Nijs (70)
. Australia .
Lynne Williams (40)
Gaylene Clews (51)
. Israel .
Zehava Shmueli (54)
Anat Meiri (80)
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