2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships

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The 1st IAAF World Road Running Championships were held in Debrecen, Hungary on 8 October 2006, the women's race starting at 11:00 and the men's race at 13:00.wikipedia
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Zersenay Tadese

Zersenay TadesseZersenay Habteselassie
His bronze medal in the 10,000 metres at the 2004 Athens Olympics made him the first ever Eritrean Olympic medallist, and his 20-km title at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships also made him the country's first athlete to win at a world championship event.

IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

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The 1st IAAF World Road Running Championships were held in Debrecen, Hungary on 8 October 2006, the women's race starting at 11:00 and the men's race at 13:00.
The 20 km race featured only at the 2006 edition, and the half marathon distance returned for the 2007 World Road Running Championships.

Tadese Tola

Tadesse TolaTadesse Woldegebrel
He made his first impact in 2006, helping the Ethiopian teams to bronze medals in the junior race at the 2006 IAAF World Cross Country Championships and the 20 km race at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships.

Deriba Merga

Deriba Merga Ejigu
Later that year, he finished sixth at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships, helping Ethiopia to a bronze medal in the team competition.

Wilson Kebenei

Wilson Kiprotich KebeneiWilson Kiprotich
At the 2006 World Road Running Championships he finished third in the individual competition.

Wilfred Taragon

Wilfred Kipkoech Taragon
At the 2006 World Road Running Championships he finished fifth in the individual competition.

Patrick Makau Musyoki

Patrick MakauPatrick MusyokiMakau Musyoki
He competed at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships and finished in 26th place.

Debrecen

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The 1st IAAF World Road Running Championships were held in Debrecen, Hungary on 8 October 2006, the women's race starting at 11:00 and the men's race at 13:00.
The city has hosted several international sporting events in recent years, such as the second World Youth Championships in Athletics in July 2001 and the first IAAF World Road Running Championships in October 2006.

Tesfayohannes Mesfin

Tesfayohannes Mesfen
He finished 21st at the 2004 World Half Marathon Championships, 12th at the 2005 World Half Marathon Championships (team silver medal) and 21st at the 2006 World Road Running Championships (team silver medal).

Fred Tumbo

Fred Mogaka
In 2006 he won the silver medal in the marathon at the Commonwealth Games, and finished seventeenth at the inaugural World Road Running Championships.

Balázs Csillag

He finished seventh in the 5000 metres at the 2002 European Championships, and also competed at the 2006 World Road Running Championships.

Rita Jeptoo

Rita Sitienei Jeptoo
She was the bronze medalist at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships.

Dire Tune

Dire Arissi
At the 2006 World Road Running Championships she finished fourth in the individual competition.

Constantina Diță

Constantina DiţăConstantina Diţă-TomescuConstantina Tomescu
She won a silver medal at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships and reached the podium of the 2007 London Marathon, taking third place.