Australian Aths History

Australian Track & Field Championships 1958-59

North Hobart Oval, Hobart, Tasmania, 28 February and 2 March 1959

The Steeplechase was conducted at Melbourne on 21 February 1959

 
100 YARDS - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1Wind: +0.8m
1Brian WatersNSW10.0
2Dudley TowersNSW10.1
3Gary BromheadNSW10.1
4Murray WardWA10.2
5Hec HoganVic10.3
K. SheehanTas
Les GroveQld
John BeattieNSW
 
HEAT 2Wind: +1.4m
1Terry GaleNSW 9.9
2Evan ReidWA10.1
3Bevyn BakerVic10.1
4Don BursillNSW10.1
5Gary HoldsworthVic10.1
6B. SmithTas10.3
 
FINALWind: -0.5m
1Brian WatersNSW 9.9
2Terry GaleNSW10.0
3Evan ReidWA10.1
4Dudley TowersNSW10.1
5Gary BromheadNSW10.1
6Bevyn BakerVic10.4
 
220 YARDS - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Don BursillNSW21.2
2Gary BromheadNSW21.2
3Kevan GosperVic21.3
4Mick MaloufQld22.0
5B. SmithTas22.9
 
HEAT 2
1Brian WatersNSW21.3
2Evan ReidWA21.6
3Gary HoldsworthVic22.1
4K. SheehanTas22.3
 
HEAT 3
1Alan BroadbentVic21.5
2John BeattieNSW21.6
3Terry GaleNSW21.7
4Murray WardWA22.0
5Les GroveQld22.3
6K. CurtisTas23.3
 
FINAL
1Don BursillNSW20.9
2Brian WatersNSW21.1
3Alan BroadbentVic21.2
4Evan ReidWA21.4
5John BeattieNSW21.5
6Gary BromheadNSW21.5
 
440 YARDS - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Kevan GosperVic47.9
2John GoodmanWA48.8
3Mick MaloufQld49.1
4John WhittakerNSW49.7
5Ian ProbertTas49.8
6Robert McCollVic51.0
 
HEAT 2
1Barry StantonVic48.2
2Tony BlueQld48.9
3Don BursillNSW49.2
4Robert SolomonTas49.4
5Ross WilliamsNSW50.4
6Max HodbySA50.4
 
FINAL
1Kevan GosperVic47.0
2Barry StantonVic47.8
3Tony BlueQld48.2
4John GoodmanWA48.6
5Don BursillNSW49.7
6Mick MaloufQld49.9
 
880 YARDS - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Tony BlueQld1.50.5
2Merv LincolnVic1.52.7
3Russ OakleyVic1.53.0
4John LawlerNSW1.53.1
5Denis WilsonNSW1.53.5
6Max HodbySA1.55.2
7David FooteQld
 
1 MILE - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Merv LincolnVic4.05.6
2John MurrayVic4.06.2
3Albie ThomasNSW4.06.2
4Denis WilsonNSW4.07.9
5John LawlerNSW4.10.6
6David FooteQld4.10.7
7Russ OakleyVic
 
3 MILES - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Albie ThomasNSW13.42.8
2Dave PowerNSW13.43.4
3Don BrainVic14.32.7
4John MurrayVic14.36.4
5Rob Morgan-MorrisVic14.43.0
 
6 MILES - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Dave PowerNSW28.55.2
2Graham ThomasNSW29.20.4
3Tony CookVic29.33.0
4Ralph CrackTas31.16.5
Don BrainVicDNF
 
120 YARDS HURDLES - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1Wind: 0.0m
1Dave PrinceNSW15.0
2Mick DawsVic15.0
3John BradmanSA15.2
 
HEAT 2Wind: +1.7m
1John ChittickVic14.5
2Berry PrimroseNSW15.2
3Malcolm McLachlanSA15.3
4Ian WhiteNSW15.3
 
FINAL
1John ChittickVic14.3
2Dave PrinceNSW14.6
3Mick DawsVic14.8
4John BradmanSA14.9
5Berry PrimroseNSW15.1
6Malcolm McLachlanSA15.2
wind 0.0m
 
220 YARDS HURDLES - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Rod CarterQld24.9
2Ian WhiteNSW25.0
3Mick DawsVic25.3
4John BradmanSA25.5
5Berry PrimroseNSW26.0
 
HEAT 2
1John ChittickVic24.1
2Merton MilesNSW24.2
3Dave PrinceNSW24.3
4Neville FletcherNSW24.7
5Malcolm McLachlanSA25.2
 
FINAL
1John ChittickVic23.7
2Merton MilesNSW24.1
3Rod CarterQld24.8
4Dave PrinceNSW25.1
5Ian WhiteNSW25.6
6Mick DawsVic25.9
 
440 YARDS HURDLES - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Rod CarterQld53.7
2Barry StantonVic53.7
3Neville FletcherNSW56.5
4Irving RockmanVic57.5
 
HEAT 2
1Merton MilesNSW60.9
2Robert McCollVic62.2
3Ross ParkerNSW62.5
 
FINAL
1Barry StantonVic52.2
2Rod CarterQld52.6
3Ross ParkerNSW53.7
4Merton MilesNSW54.1
5Robert McCollVic54.8
6Neville FletcherNSW57.3
 
3,000 METRES STEEPLECHASE - Men - Saturday 21 February 1959 in Melbourne
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Graham ThomasNSW9.05.8
2Ron BlackneyVic9.19.4
3Trevor VincentVic9.23.0
4John DaveyNSW9.24.4
5Rob Morgan-MorrisVic9.26.4
6Ken WrightVic9.33.4
 
2 MILES WALK - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Noel FreemanVic14.13.9
2Ted AllsoppVic14.28.6
3Frank LeonardSA14.38.2
4Colin WalkerNSW14.49.8
5Harry SummersVic15.04.0
6Gavan BreenTas15.09.4
7S. BrayQld
 
HIGH JUMP - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Chilla PorterQld2.03m
2Colin RidgewayVic2.03m
3George ThompsonVic1.93m
4Neville FletcherNSW1.93m
5Merv ChiswellVic1.88m
6James EckertNSW1.88m
7Malcolm McLachlanSA1.75m
 
POLE VAULT - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1John PfitznerSA4.04m
2Ross FilshieVic3.96m
3John LittleNSW3.81m
4Bob GrantVic3.76m
5Ray GilmourVic3.73m
6Richard WatsonVic3.73m
 
LONG JUMP - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Maurie RichQld7.17m
2Ian TomlinsonWA6.94m
3John BaguleyWA6.93m
4Dave PrinceNSW6.90m
5Hec HoganVic6.79m
6John MarshallNSW6.49m
7Neil BrownNSW6.48m
8Ben BurstinVic6.35m
9Vic ReadingQld6.20m
 
TRIPLE JUMP - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Ian TomlinsonWA14.93m
2John BaguleyWA14.71m
3Kevin RuleVic14.62m
4Clive RutherfordVic14.57m
5Maurie RichQld14.57m
6John BlackmoreVic14.14m
7Vic ReadingQld14.13m
8Allan StevensTas13.97m
9Denis JolliffeNSW13.52m
10Neil BrownNSW13.34m
11John TierneyNSW13.05m
 
SHOT PUT - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1John PenfoldNSW15.37m
2Warwick SelveyNSW15.27m
3Ves BalodisVic14.86m
4Barry KochSA14.81m
5John CochraneWA13.97m
6Ken MottramNSW13.89m
7John SennittVic13.64m
8Brian DykeSA12.97m
 
DISCUS THROW - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Ves BalodisVic48.16m
2Warwick SelveyNSW44.45m
3Harry MitsiliasVic40.68m
4Brian DykeSA39.59m
5John PenfoldNSW39.18m
6Ken MottramNSW37.61m
7Bob BrownQld37.42m
8Barry KochSA36.57m
 
HAMMER THROW - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Dick LefflerVic58.81m
2Charlie MorrisNSW55.23m
3Bob BrownQld53.12m
4Nick RegosVic48.28m
5John FrawleyQld45.86m
6Alan WilliamsTas36.34m
7Brian DykeSA35.88m
 
JAVELIN THROW - Men - Saturday 28 February 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Nick BirksSA76.20m
2Joe HartNSW64.95m
3Greg NicolNSW61.89m
4Bob GrantVic59.89m
5Stephen HulloVic59.26m
6Warwick SelveyNSW47.67m
7Ves BalodisVic44.64m
8Julius GerassimoffQld44.50m
 
4x110 YARDS RELAY - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1New South WalesNSW41.2
Brian Waters
Dudley Towers
Terry Gale
Gary Bromhead
2VictoriaVic41.7
Hec Hogan
Alan Broadbent
Gary Holdsworth
Kevan Gosper
3Western AustraliaWA42.4
Evan Reid
R. Burns
Murray Ward
John Goodman
4TasmaniaTas44.1
Robert Solomon
B. Smith
K. Harvey
K. Sheehan
 
1 MILE MEDLEY RELAY - Men - March 2 March 1959
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1VictoriaVic3.23.3
Merv Lincoln
Kevan Gosper
Alan Broadbent
John Chittick
2Western AustraliaWA3.25.0
L. Elliott
John Goodman
Evan Reid
Murray Ward
3New South WalesNSW3.27.0
Denis Wilson
Ross Williams
Don Bursill
Brian Waters
4QueenslandQld3.29.0
David H11Foote
Tony Blue
Mick Malouf
Les Grove
5TasmaniaTas3.32.0
G. Parker
Robert Solomon
B. Smith
K. Sheehan
6South AustraliaSA3.35.7
Max Hodby
C. Woods
M. Shannon
John Bradman

 

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