Australian Aths History

Australian Track & Field Championships 1956-57

Olympic Park, Melbourne, Victoria, 9 & 11 March 1957

 
100 YARDS - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1Wind: +5.7m
1Hec HoganVic9.5
2Ray LandNSW9.6
3Bill de GruchyWA9.8
4Blake JewellVic
5John DalySA
 
HEAT 2
1Gavin CarragherNSW9.5Wind: +6.0m
2Graham GipsonWA9.5
3Ken BattenVic9.8
4R WilliamsNSW
5Peter HallQld
6R ZellerQld
 
FINALWind: +3.7m
1Hec HoganVic9.4
2Graham GipsonWA9.6
3Gavin CarragherNSW9.6
4Ray LandNSW9.8
5Bill de GruchyWA9.9
6Ken BattenVic9.9
 
220 YARDS - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Graham GipsonWA23.0
2Blake JewellVic23.5
3Ray LandNSW23.6
4R WilliamsNSW23.7
5R ZellerQld24.1
 
HEAT 2
1Kevan GosperVic21.9
2Gavin CarragherNSW22.3
3Peter HallQld22.4
4John DalySA22.4
5Bevyn BakerVic22.7
6Bill de GruchyWA22.8
 
FINAL
1Kevan GosperVic21.8
2Ray LandNSW21.9
3Graham GipsonWA21.9
4Gavin CarragherNSW22.2
5Blake JewellVic22.2
6Peter HallQld23.1
Actual distance was 231 yards
 
440 YARDS - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Graham GipsonWA48.5
2Barry StantonVic48.7
3Bill ButchartNSW48.7
4David AbramovitchNSW48.8
 
HEAT 2
1Kevan GosperVic48.8
2Ross PriceVic49.8
3Terry GaleNSW51.4
4Tony BoothQld55.6
5Frank O'ConnellWA
 
FINAL
1Kevan GosperVic47.0
2Graham GipsonWA48.3
3Ross PriceVic48.8
4Barry StantonVic48.9
5Terry GaleNSW49.9
6Bill ButchartNSW51.7
 
880 YARDS - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Herb ElliottWA1:49.3
2Barry AlmondNSW1:49.7
3Bill ButchartNSW1:51.4
4Frank ThorntonNSW1:51.8
5Geoff FlemingVic1:51.8
6Paul PenlingtonVic1:52.5
7John DouglasVic1:52.6
John MurrayVic2:06.0
C SmithTas
M HodbySA
Frank O'ConnellWA
 
1 MILE - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Herb ElliottWA4:00.4(3:45.0 at 1500m)
2Merv LincolnVic4:02.6(3:45.8 at 1500m)
3Ron ClarkeVic4:08.4(3:51.6 at 1500m)
4Barry AlmondNSW4:12.4
5Geoff FlemingVic4:14.4
6Bill BaillieNew Zealand4:15.0
7H ThompsonNSW4:22.0
8S EdmondsNSW4:23.0
9I AsheTas4:26.0
10C SmithTas4:26.0
11Eugene O'SullivanQld
 
3 MILES - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Albie ThomasNSW13:37.6
2Geoff WarrenVic13:39.4
3Dave PowerNSW13:44.0
4Ron ClarkeVic14:01.6
5Bill BaillieNew Zealand14:18.2
6Eugene O'SullivanQld14:18.4
7Derek FifeVic
8I AsheTas
Allan LawrenceNSWDNF
 
6 MILES - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Geoff WarrenVic29:38.2
2Dave PowerNSW29:55.4
3Allan LawrenceNSW30:21.6
4Don BrainVic30:45.2
5Ian SinfieldWA31:13.6
Neil RobbinsVicDNF
Albie ThomasNSWDNF
 
120 YARDS HURDLES - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1Wind: +4.1m
1John ChittickVic14.5
2Keith ShortNSW14.8
3Berry PrimroseNSW14.9
4R SkinnerSA15.1
5A WilliamsWA15.5
 
HEAT 2Wind: +2.9m
1Rex CollierQld14.8
2John LesterNSW14.9
3Mick DawsVic15.0
4Bob JoyceVic15.0
5Dene PerrottSA15.4
 
FINALWind: +3.5m
1John ChittickVic14.4
2John LesterNSW14.5
3Keith ShortNSW14.7
4Mick DawsVic14.9
5Rex CollierQld14.9
6Berry PrimroseNSW15.6
 
220 YARDS HURDLES - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Tony LethbridgeVic24.1
2Geoff GoodacreNSW24.5
3Peter HallQld24.5
4Bryce ThomasVic24.7
5R SkinnerSA26.5
 
HEAT 2
1John CannNSW24.1
2Bruce BaillieNSW24.7
3Don BrenenVic24.9
4Dene PerrottSA24.9
5Rod CarterQld25.1
6J StricklandTas26.1
 
FINAL
1John CannNSW23.7
2Geoff GoodacreNSW23.9
3Tony LethbridgeVic24.1
4Peter HallQld24.3
5Bruce BaillieNSW24.9
6Don BrenenVic25.2
 
440 YARDS HURDLES - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Geoff GoodacreNSW52.8
2Rod CarterQld53.8
3Tony LethbridgeVic54.3
4Dene PerrottSA56.8
5Merton MilesNSW57.1
6John BalderstoneVic63.3
J SmithNSWDNF
 
2 MILES WALK - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Don KeaneVic13:56.6
2Ted AllsoppVic14:11.2
3Noel FreemanVic14:27.2
4Bob GardinerVic14:40.2
5Ray SmithVic14:49.4
6Colin WalkerNSW15:02.6
7William KirbyNSW
8R NixonNSW
 
HIGH JUMP - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Chilla PorterQld2.03m
2Colin RidgwayVic1.98m
3Robert ArmstrongWA1.855m
4William FosterNSW1.855m
5James EkertNSW1.83m
6George ThompsonVic1.78m
7Julian ReillySA1.78m
8J ClarkNSW1.73m
 
POLE VAULT - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Max GeeVic4.03m
2Peter DentonNSW3.91m
3Cecil WrightVic3.76m
4Robin BarclayVic3.76m
5Ray SmithNSW3.76m
6Ron DanielSA3.35m
 
LONG JUMP - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Hugh JackVic7.14m
2Michael MoroneyNSW7.04m
3Jim McCannNSW6.96m
4Maurie RichQld6.85m
5Ian TomlinsonWA6.72m
6Bill O'GradyWA6.63m
7Brian DykeSA6.48m
8K WhiteQld6.465m
9Bevyn BakerVic6.46m
10G NodenVic6.42m
 
TRIPLE JUMP - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Ian TomlinsonWA15.25m
2Clive RutherfordVic15.15m
3Maurie RichQld14.73m
4Joe HartNSW14.16m
5Dennis JolliffeNSW14.11m
6Brian DykeSA13.86m
7Allan StevensVic13.76m
8R HeineVic13.56m
9Bill O'GradyWA13.55m
10Michael MoroneyNSW13.22m
11K WhiteQld12.09m
 
SHOT PUT - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Peter HanlinNSW15.61m
2Barry DonathVic15.38m
3Ves BalodisVic14.76m
4William van WeenenVic13.22m
 
DISCUS THROW - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Ves BalodisVic45.24m
2Neil HampelSA40.67m
3Charles RannVic40.32m
4Reg CarrVic39.94m
5Don KiddWA39.90m
6Peter HanlinNSW38.21m
7John CannNSW37.50m
8Brian DykeSA35.29m
 
HAMMER THROW - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Charles MorrisNSW48.82m
2Warwick DixonGBR48.65m
3Martin CroweWA47.48m
4Neville GadsdenNSW46.27m
5Nick RegosVic45.13m
6William AngusVic45.03m
7William O'ConnorVic40.98m
8Neil HampelSA40.10m
 
JAVELIN THROW - Men - Saturday 9 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Bob GrantVic64.51m
2Pat LeaneVic58.43m
3Maissant BennettNSW56.92m
4John CannNSW56.17m
5Joe HartNSW54.20m
6Eric McCullochVic53.48m
7Nick BirksSA50.97m
8Don KiddWA49.64m
 
4x110 YARDS RELAY - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1VictoriaVic41.9
Hec Hogan
Blake Jewell
Ken Batten
Kevan Gosper
2New South WalesNSW42.8
Ross Williams
Gavin Carragher
Ray Land
John Cann
3QueenslandQld43.4
R. Zeller
Tony Booth
Maurie Rich
Peter Hall
 
1 MILE MEDLEY RELAY - Men - Monday 11 March 1957
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1VictoriaVic3.22.4
Merv Lincoln
Ross Price
Kevan Gosper
Hec Hogan
2Western AustraliaWA3.24.4
Herb Elliott
A. Williams
Graham Gipson
Bill de Gruchy
3New South WalesNSW3.29.6
R. Fitzgerald
David Abramovitch
Ray Land
Gavin Carragher

 

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