Cross Country

The cross-country competitions shall be run in accordance with the most recent technical rules of the International Association of Athletic Federation (IAAF), unless otherwise stated. In case of disagreement in the interpretation of the rules, the English text shall be regarded as authoritative.

The programme and duration of competitions are fixed by the Executive Committee in agreement with the Organising Committee and the CTI. The competitions shall last one (1) day and include the following events:
- Individual races and team classification
men: a minimum of 9km, a maximum of 14km, approximately 12km
women: a minimum of 4km, a maximum of 8km, approximately 6km

Each country may enter a maximum of twenty (20) persons: fifteen (15) competitors and five (5) officials.

Each country may enter in the events:
Men’s individual event: a maximum of eight (8) competitors per country; no more than six (6) shall be allowed to start in the race.
Women’s individual event: a maximum of seven (7) competitors per country; no more than five (5) shall be allowed to start in the race.

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  • Selection Criteria

    Selection Criteria

    Selections are now closed. Refer Athletes tab for team list.

  • Athletes


    Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent AUS at the upcoming WUC Cross Country.


    Danielle Allen - The University of Sydney

    Joe Burgess - The University of Sydney

    Laura Donegan - The University of New Hampshire

    Kate Fitzsimons - The University of Western Australia

    Elese Gallen - The University of NSW

    Ryan Geard - Deakin University

    Louis McAfee - Boise State University

    Coreena Van Der Klooster - Deakin University


    Team Manager

    Lisa Verstraten

  • Competition Schedule

    Competition Schedule

    SATURDAY 12th March 2016

    11:00 World University Championship Cross Country – Women 6 km (4 laps x 1500 m);
    11:30 Individual Female’s Awards
    12:00 World University Championship Cross Country-men 12 km (8 laps x 1500
    12:30 Individual Male’s Awards

    20:00 Closing ceremony – FISU Gala-CUSI – Passage of the flag to the Organizing Committee 2018, Teams and delegations’s Awards Projections of races of the day Restaurant/Hotel Center Cassino
    23:00 University Party-Dj Music

  • Results


    Congratulations to the Uniroos who competed at the WUC Cross Country in Cassino, Italy on the 12th March.

    The Uniroos finished the meet with three top ten finishers in the women's competition with Laura Donegan finishing 5th and Danielle Allen 7th. The women's team finished 4th overall.

    Women's Individual Results

    Women's Team Results

    Men's Individual Results


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