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The 8th IAAF World Cross Country Championships were held on March 9, 1980 in Paris, France.

Results

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Long race men

Individual

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Craig Virgin (USA) 35:01 min
Silver  Hans-Jürgen Orthmann (FRG) 35:07 min
Bronze  Nick Rose (ENG) 35:09 min

Team

Medal Athlete Mark
Gold  England
Nick Rose (3rd)
Bernie Ford (10th)
Barry Smith (14th)
Steve Kenyon (17th)
Nick Lees (19th)
Graham Tuck (37th)
100 pts
Silver  United States
Craig Virgin (1st)
Daniel Dillon (12th)
Kenneth Martin (23rd)
Steve Plasencia (36th)
Don Clary (43rd)
Mark Anderson (48th)
163 pts
Bronze  Belgium
Léon Schots (4th)
Karel Lismont (11th)
Alex Hagelsteens (21st)
Eddy de Pauw (38th)
Frank Grillaert (44th)
Roger de Vogel (57th)
175 pts

Junior Race Men

Individual

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Jorge García (ESP) 22:17 min
Silver  Valeriy Gryaznov (URS) 22:23 min
Bronze  Ed Eyestone (USA) 22:27 min

Team

Medal Athlete Mark
Gold  Soviet Union 50 pts
Silver  United States 75 pts
Bronze  Spain 79 pts

Long Race Women

Individual

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Grete Waitz (NOR) 15:05 min
Silver  Irina Bondarchuk (URS) 15:49 min
Bronze  Yelena Chernysheva (URS) 15:52 min

Team

Medal Athlete Mark
Gold  Soviet Union
Irina Bondarchuk (2nd)
Yelena Chernysheva (3rd)
Gyana Romanova (5th)
Svetlana Ulmasova (6th)
15 pts
Silver  England
Penny Forse (7th)
Kath Binns (9th)
Sandra Arthurton (14th)
Ruth Smeeth (19th)
49 pts
Bronze  United States
Jan Merrill (5th)
Margaret Groos (10th)
Julie Shea (13th)
Brenda Webb (21st)
49 pts

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