1996 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships
The 5th World Half Marathon Championships (official IAAF World Half Marathon Championships ) were held in the Spanish city of Palma de Mallorca on 29 September 1996. 206 participants - 134 men and 72 women - from 53 countries were at the start.
Participants from German speaking countries: Place 10: Stéphane Schweickhardt Switzerland SUI, 1:02:49 h; # 38: Jens Karrass Germany GER, 1:04:52 h; Course 60: Carsten calibration Germany GER, 1:06:31 h; No. 66: Rainer Huth Germany GER, 1:06:49 h; Course 80: Martin Block Germany GER, 1:08:31 h; DNF: Klaus -Peter Nabein.
Germany was ranked 14 in 3:18:12 h
The Romanian Cristina Burca came in 1:12:37 h in eighth position to the finish, but was disqualified for doping.
Participants from German-speaking countries:
- 38: Dorte Köster (GER ) 1:16:45
- 48: Nelly Glauser (SUI ) 1:18:05