World Athletics Half Marathon Championships

Sport Athletics
Competition Category World Championships
Years 1992—2020
Editions 24
Competitors 361
Countries 29

Editionsª

Year Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1992 Newcastle upon Tyne GBR 19 – 20 September 1992 6 30 10
1993 Bruxelles BEL 3 October 1993 6 29 10
1994 Oslo NOR 24 September 1994 4 20 8
1995 Montbéliard–Belfort FRA 1 October 1995 4 18 5
1996 Palma de Mallorca ESP 29 September 1996 4 21 8
1997 Košice SVK 3 October 1997 4 18 5
1998 Zürich SUI 27 September 1998 4 20 6
1999 Palermo ITA 3 October 1999 4 18 5
2000 Veracruz MEX 12 November 2000 4 21 8
2001 Bristol GBR 7 October 2001 4 19 5
2002 Bruxelles BEL 5 May 2002 4 21 7
2003 Vilamoura POR 4 October 2003 4 21 8
2004 New Delhi IND 3 October 2004 4 22 8
2005 Edmonton CAN 1 October 2005 4 22 9
2006 Debrecen HUN 8 October 2006 4 20 6
2007 Udine ITA 14 October 2007 4 19 5
2008 Rio de Janeiro BRA 12 October 2008 4 19 6
2009 Birmingham GBR 11 October 2009 4 22 6
2010 Nanning CHN 16 October 2010 4 18 4
2012 Kavarna BUL 6 October 2012 4 18 4
2014 København DEN 29 March 2014 4 18 4
2016 Cardiff GBR 26 March 2016 4 19 5
2018 Valencia ESP 24 March 2018 4 19 4
2020 Gdynia POL 17 October 2020 4 18 4

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Kenya KEN 47 28 18 93
2 Ethiopia ETH 13 20 19 52
3 Romania ROU 8 7 9 24
4 Eritrea ERI 6 9 3 18
5 South Africa RSA 5 5 2 12
6 Great Britain GBR 4 2 3 9
7 Netherlands NED 3 1 0 4
8 Italy ITA 3 0 5 8
9 Tanzania TAN 2 3 5 10
10 Russia RUS 2 3 3 8
11 China CHN 2 0 0 2
12 Japan JPN 1 9 13 23
13 Morocco MAR 1 1 2 4
14 Uganda UGA 1 0 2 3
15 Belgium BEL 1 0 1 2
= Portugal POR 1 0 1 2
17 Spain ESP 0 2 2 4
18 Australia AUS 0 2 1 3
19 Mexico MEX 0 2 0 2
20 Qatar QAT 0 1 3 4
21 Bahrain BRN 0 1 2 3
22 Germany GER 0 1 1 2
23 Argentina ARG 0 1 0 1
= France FRA 0 1 0 1
= Norway NOR 0 1 0 1
26 Brazil BRA 0 0 2 2
27 Latvia LAT 0 0 1 1
= United States USA 0 0 1 1
= Zimbabwe ZIM 0 0 1 1