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The 9th IAAF World Cross Country Championships were held on March 28, 1981 in Madrid, Spain. There were a total number of 457 participating athletes from 39 countries.

Results

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Long race men

Individual

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Flag of the United States.svg Craig Virgin (USA) 35:05 min
Silver Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987, 1991-1996).svg Mohamed Kedir (ETH) 35:07 min
Bronze Flag of Portugal.svg Fernando Mamede (POR) 35:09 min

Team

Medal Athlete Mark
Gold Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987, 1991-1996).svg Ethiopia
Mohamed Kedir (2nd)
Girma Berhanu (7th)
Dereje Nedi (13th)
Kebede Balcha (14th)
Miruts Yifter (15th)
Eshetu Tura (30th)
81 pts
Silver Flag of the United States.svg United States
Craig Virgin (1st)
Thom Hunt (8th)
Mark Nenow (17th)
Bill Donakowski (18th)
Bruce Bickford (19th)
George Malley (51st)
114 pts
Bronze Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya
Jackson Ruto (22nd)
Peter Koech (24th)
Alfred Nyasani (25th)
Sammy Mogene (36th)
Wilson Musonik (56th)
Some Muge (57th)
220 pts

Junior Race Men

Individual

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Flag of Tunisia.svg Mohammed Chouri (TUN) 22:04 min
Silver Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Yevgeniy Zherebin (URS) 22:06 min
Bronze Flag of the United States.svg Keith Brantly (USA) 22:07 min

Team

Medal Athlete Mark
Gold Flag of the United States.svg United States 23 pts
Silver Flag of England.svg England 61 pts
Bronze Flag of Canada.svg Canada 66 pts

Long Race Women

Individual

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Flag of Norway.svg Grete Waitz (NOR) 14:07 min
Silver Flag of the United States.svg Jan Merrill (USA) 14:22 min
Bronze Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Yelena Sipatova (URS) 14:22 min

Team

Medal Athlete Mark
Gold Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union
Yelena Sipatova (3rd)
Tatyana Sychova (5th)
Svetlana Ulmasova (7th)
Tatyana Pozdnyakova (9th)
24 pts
Silver Flag of the United States.svg United States
Jan Merrill (2nd)
Betty Springs (6th)
Julie Shea (13th)
Mary Shea (15th)
36 pts
Bronze Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Agnese Possamai (4th)
Cristina Tomasini (23rd)
Silvana Cruciata (29th)
Alba Milana (33rd)
89 pts

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