Australian Aths History

Australasian Championships - 1897-98

Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, 2 & 4 October 1897

100 YARDS - Men - 2 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
HEAT 1
1 Jack Burton Qld 10.5  
=2 Arthur Holder NZL   2 yards
=2 William Cartwright NSW    
         
HEAT 2
1 Stan Rowley NSW 10.3  
2 George Moir Vic   3 yards
3 J.Ripon NSW    
4 Charles Campbell Qld    
         
FINAL
1 Stan Rowley NSW 10.0  
2 Jack Burton Qld 10.1est 1 yard
3 George Moir Vic 10.2est 1 yard
4 William Cartwright NSW 10.2est  
  Arthur Holder NZL DNS  
         
220 YARDS - Men - 4 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
HEAT 1
1 Stan Rowley NSW 22.8  
2 Charles Campbell Qld   5 yards
3 N.Levick NSW    
4 J.Ripon NSW    
  A.Stewart NSW    
         
HEAT 2
1 George Moir Vic 23.0  
2 Jack Burton Qld    
3 William Cartwright NSW    
4 J.Laidlaw NSW    
         
FINAL
1 Stan Rowley NSW 22.4  
2 Charles Campbell Qld   5 yards
3 Jack Burton Qld   1 yard
  George Moir Vic DNF fell
         
440 YARDS - Men - 2 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 Charles Campbell Qld 52.0  
2 Arthur Holder NZL   3 yards
3 George Moir Vic   1 yard
  G. Jordan NZL    
  C. Morgan NSW    
  Harrie Lee NSW    
  G. Griffin NSW    
  Marcus Wettenhall Vic    
  Richard Lynas Vic    
  Albert Wills Vic    
  William Cartwright NSW    
  R. Masterton NSW    
         
880 YARDS - Men - 4 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 Charles Campbell Qld 2:02.8  
2 Marcus Wettenhall Vic   2 yards
3 G. Griffin NSW    
  Harrie Lee NSW    
  James McLean NZL    
  Albert Wills Vic    
  A. Holden NSW    
  N. Chapman NSW    
  W. Southwick NSW    
  Aurele de Lambert NSW    
         
1 MILE - Men - 2 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 William Cumming Vic 4:36.6  
2 Richard Lynas Vic   10 yards
3 Aurele de Lambert NSW   10 yards
4 S.York NSW    
  H.Wotton Qld    
  S.Hawthorne NZL    
  James McLean NZL    
  A.Holden NSW    
  R.Reid Qld    
  H.Thomas NSW    
  R.Katterns Qld    
         
3 MILES - Men - 4 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
1 William Cumming Vic 15:40.4  
2 Richard Lynas Vic   40 yards
3 P. Cook NSW  
  S. Hathorne NZL  
  J. Kelly NSW  
  James McLean NZL  
  R.Reid Qld  
  Aurele de Lambert NSW  
  R. Ketterns Qld  
  Harry Smith Vic  
  A. Southwick NSW  
  S. York NSW DNF
  R. Gibson NSW DNF
  H. Thomas NSW DNF
  S. Hawthorne NZL DNF
 
120 YARDS HURDLES - Men - 2 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
HEAT 1
1 W. Martin NZL 16.2  
2 B. Richards NSW   2 yards
3 David Bevan Vic    
         
HEAT 2
=1 J. Laidlaw NSW 16.2  
=1 Arthur Holder NZL 16.2  
3 J. Shekleton Qld    
         
FINAL
1 J. Laidlaw NSW 16.2  
2 Arthur Holder NZL 16.3est 2 feet
3 B. Richards NSW 16.5est 1 yard
4 W. Martin NZL 16.5est inches
         
440 YARDS HURDLES - Men - 4 October 1897 (3'6")
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
FINAL
=1 Arthur Holder NZL    
=1 J. Laidlaw NSW    
  David Bevan Vic    
  G. Griffin NSW    
  R. Masterton NSW    
  W. Martin NZL    
  B. Richards NSW DQ (1st in 60.8)
         
RUNOFF
1 Arthur Holder NZL 62.0  
2 J. Laidlaw NSW    
         
1 MILE WALK - Men - 2 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Dave Wilson NZL 6:41.5  
2 Arthur Barrett Vic   1 yard
3 A. Golding NSW    
4 Peter Corrigan Qld    
5 A. Greig NZL    
         
3 MILES WALK - Men - 4 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Dave Wilson NZL 22:37.2  
2 A. Greig NZL   50 yards
3 Peter Corrigan Qld   50 yards
4 A. Golding NSW    
         
HIGH JUMP - Men - 2 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Patrick J. English NSW 5'7 5/8" (1.71m)
2 J. Laidlaw NSW 5'5¼" (1.66m)
3 W. Cole NSW 5'3½" (1.61m)
=4 David Bevan Vic    
=4 J. Lohse Vic    
         
POLE VAULT - Men - 4 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Hori Eruera NZL 10'6" (3.20m)
2 J. McRae Vic 9'6" (2.89m)
         
LONG JUMP - Men - 4 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 David Bevan Vic 21'4½" (6.51m)
2 Norman Smith NSW 20'0¾" (6.11m)
3 R. Masterton NSW 19'8¼" (6.00m)
4 Bill MacPherson NSW 19'6¼" (5.95m)
5 A. Stewart NSW 19'1" (5.815m)
6 Len Cuff NZL 18'10" (5.74m)
7 H. Overton NZL 18'9½" (5.73m)
8 W. Cole NSW 18'7" (5.665m)
9 J. Lohse Vic 18'3¾" (5.58m)
10 J. Laidlaw NSW 18'2½" (5.55m)
  R. Ketterns Qld    
  J. Johnston NSW    
         
SHOT PUT - Men - 2 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 Patrick J. English NSW 37'9" (11.50m)
2 J. Taylor NSW 35'11" (10.95m)
3 David Bevan Vic 35'6" (10.82m)
4 W. Burke Qld 33'9" (10.28m)
5 Pat Maher Vic 33'2" (10.11m)
6 W. Doolan Vic 32'1½" (9.79m)
7 W. Rhodes NZL 31'10½" (9.715m)
8 J. Reid NSW 30'9" (9.37m)
  P. Brown NZL DNS  
  William Bethune NSW DNS  
         
HAMMER THROW - Men - 4 October 1897
Pos Athlete Team Mark  
1 J. Milward NSW 96'6" (29.42m)
2 Pat Maher Vic 90'3" (27.52m)
3 E. Cahill NSW 87'0" (26.52m)
4 W. Doolan Vic 83'5" (25.43m)
5 J. Taylor NSW 81'5" (24.82m)
6 J. Reid NSW 77'6" (23.62m)
7 David Bevan Vic 76'6" (23.32m)
8 William Bethune NSW 74'5" (22.68m)
9 W. Rhodes NZL 73'9" (22.48m)
  W. Burke Qld DNS  

 

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