Date March 23
Nations participating 48
Location Parco del Valentino
|Host city Torino, Piemonte, Italy|
The Junior men's race at the 1997 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Torino, Italy, at the Parco del Valentino on March 23, 1997. A report on the event was given in the New York Times, in the Herald, and for the IAAF.
Complete results, medallists, and the results of British athletes were published.
An unofficial count yields the participation of 160 athletes from 48 countries in the Junior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.