Stats From The 2013 European Cross-Country Championships

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Courtesy of Ken Nakamura
December 8, 2013

Junior Women

Emelia Gorecka became the first junior woman to win 4th medal at the

Euro Cross Country Championships. She now has two gold in addition to silver and bronze

Marusa Mismas won first medal for SLO in junior women’s race at

Euro Cross Championships

Team silver by SWE is the best medal in junior women’s race in Euro Cross.

Previously SWE won one team bronze in the history of Euro Cross

For the 7th time in history, GBR won both individual and team gold in junior women’s race in Euro Cross.

GBR is the only country that have won both individual and team race in junior women’s race

junior men

Ali Kaya become the first 5000m/10000m double European Junior Champion

to win Euro junior Cross Country Championships

Kaya won first gold for TUR in junior men’s race at Euro Cross Champ

Previously, the best individual medal for TUR in Euro Cross junior men’s race was

a bronze back in 2002

U-23 women

Terzic won first medal for SRB in U-23 race in Euro Cross Champ

Team winning margin of 35 by GBR (over RUS) is the highest ever in U-23 women’s race in Euro Cross

Previously the largest winning margin in U-23 women’s race was 27 by GBR from 2011

Team winning score of 19 is the second lowest (best) in U-23 women’s race in Euro Cross Champ

The lowest winning score ever in U-23 women’s race is 14 by GBR from 2011

NED won first team medal at U-23 women’s race in Euro Cross Champ

For the fifth time in history of Euro Cross Champ, GBR women won both junior and U-23 team race.

U-23 Men

Hannes won first gold for BEL in men’s U-23 race in Euro Cross Champ; Previously best medal by BEL was silver from 2012

He is also the fourth man with both U-23 titles, on Euro cross country and Eurotrack (1500m in his case)

Tsenov won first medal for BUL in men’s U-23 race in Euro Cross Champ

Cerovac won second medal for SRB in men’s U-23 race at Euro Cross Champ;

their previous medal in U-23 race was silver back in 2006

For the second time in history men and women from GBR won both U-23 team race. First time was back in 2007

UKR won first team medal in men’s U-23 race in Euro Cross Champ

Senior women

Dulce Felix won second bronze. She now has two silver and two bronze

Only Jevtic with five bronze has more medals in senior Euro Cross Champ

Women’s team from GBR won all team races (senior U-23 and junior);

second time (after 2011) they have done so.

Senior men

Arikan won first medal for TUR in senior men’s race at Euro Cross Champ

0 sec difference between 3rd and 4th is the closest ever in the senior race in Euro Cross Champ

ESP won both individual and team in senior race; second time they have won both, and each time Bezabeh was an individual champ

Previously, in 1994, POR also won both individual and team senior race


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