Australian Aths History

Australian Track & Field Championships 1960-61

Lang Park, Brisbane, Queensland, 4 & 5 March 1961

The Steeplechase was conducted at Sydney on 21 January 1961
The Decathlon was conducted at Bathurst Sportsground on 11 & 12 March 1961

 
100 YARDS - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Gary HoldsworthVic9.7
2Jim McCannNSW9.9
3Bruce BarnettQld9.9
Dudley TowersNSW
John DalySA
 
HEAT 2
1Peter VassellaNSW9.7
2Byron WilliamsVic9.9
3Don BursillNSW9.9
4Allan CrawleyQld
 
HEAT 3
1Eric BigbyQld9.8
2Gavin CarragherNSW9.8
3Mike ClearyNSW9.9
4Bill EarleVic
 
FINAL
1Gary HoldsworthVic9.6
2Peter VassellaNSW9.8
3Gavin CarragherNSW9.8
4Eric BigbyQld9.8
5Byron WilliamsVic9.9
6Jim McCannNSW9.9
 
220 YARDS - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Peter VassellaNSW21.6
2Bruce BarnettQld21.9
3Bill EarleVic22.5
4Brian WatersNSW
 
HEAT 2
1Gary HoldsworthVic21.6
2Mike ClearyNSW22.0
3John dalySA22.3
Don BursillNSW
J. LeinsterQld
 
HEAT 3
1Eric BigbyQld21.9
2Gavin CarragherNSW21.9
3Dudley TowersNSW22.2
4Byron WilliamsVic
 
FINAL
1Gary HoldsworthVic20.9
2Peter VassellaNSW20.9
3Gavin CarragherNSW21.5
Bruce BarnettQld
Mike ClearyNSW
Eric BigbyQld
 
440 YARDS - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Mick MaloufQld48.5
2Mick ShannonVic49.2
3Brian WatersNSW49.4
4D. BlackNSW
5D. SmithsonQld
 
HEAT 2
1Barry StantonVic48.7
2Tony BlueQld49.0
3Alan BroadbentVic49.1
William WellbourneNSW
Greg BlakeTas
 
FINAL
1Brian WatersNSW47.9
2Barry StantonVic48.2
3Mick MaloufQld48.5
4Alan BroadbentVic48.9
5Mick ShannonVic49.0
6Tony BlueQld49.2
 
880 YARDS - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Ian WheelerSA1:52.4
2Greg BlakeTas1:52.7
3Laurie ElliottWA1:53.7
4Trevor VincentVic1:54.0
5David ClarkNSW
Moreland SmithQld
Peter HatcherNSW
 
HEAT 2
1Russell OakleyVic1:53.2
2Tony BlueQld1:53.6
3Graeme KellyVic1:53.8
4Eric OwersWA1:54.1
5John DenholmTas1:54.8
Chris WoodsSA
John BarrettNSW
W. HowleyQld
 
FINAL
1Russell OakleyVic1:53.9
2Ian WheelerSA1:54.1
3Tony BlueQld1:54.6
4Greg BlakeTas
5Laurie ElliottWA
6Trevor VincentVic
Graeme KellyVic
Eric OwersWA
 
1 MILE - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Trevor VincentVic4:09.1
2Alan MuterNSW4:09.9
3Albie ThomasNSW4:09.9
4Moreland SmithQld
5Bruce RussellVic
6Laurie ElliottWA
David ClarkNSW
John DenholmTas
Bruce BurstonVic
Russell OakleyVic
Greg BlakeTas
Tony BlueQld
P. BiggsQld
 
3 MILES - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Dave PowerNSW13:50.2
2Albie ThomasNSW13:50.2
3Bob VaggNSW13:56.2
4Tony CookVic
5George BaleQld
P. BiggsQld
 
6 MILES - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Bob VaggNSW28:39.6
2Dave PowerNSW29:18.6
3Tony CookVic30:11.8
4Keith OllerenshawNSW30:34.8
5George BaleQld
Don BrainVic
 
120 YARDS HURDLES - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Berry PrimroseNSW14.6
2Ken RocheVic14.8
3John BradmanSA15.1
John HaskerVic
Ian WhiteNSW
Russell DuiganQld
 
HEAT 2
1Dave PrinceNSW14.5
2Mick DawsVic14.6
3Gary KnokeNSW14.8
Peter HallQld
Jeff CollinsQld
 
FINAL
1Dave PrinceNSW14.3
2Berry PrimroseNSW14.6
3Gary KnokeNSW14.6
4Mick DawsVic
5Ken RocheVic
6John BradmanSA
 
220 YARDS HURDLES - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Ian TemplemanWA24.1
2Ken RocheVic24.3
3Ian WhiteNSW24.8
Peter HallQld
 
HEAT 2
1Dave PrinceNSW23.9
2John HaskerVic24.6
3Jeff CollinsQld24.7
Merton MilesNSW
John BradmanSA
 
HEAT 3
1Jim McCannNSW24.5
2Lance NicolQld24.6
3Wayne AthorneVic24.8
Don BrenenVic
Berry PrimroseNSW
 
FINAL
1Dave PrinceNSW23.1
2Jim McCannNSW23.7
3Ken RocheVic24.1
4Ian TemplemanWA
5Lance NicolQld
6John HaskerVic
 
440 YARDS HURDLES - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1William WellbourneNSW56.0
2Barry StantonVic57.7
3John MontgomeryWA63.4
 
HEAT 2
1Ken RocheVic54.4
2Gary KnokeNSW54.6
3Ian TemplemanWA56.0
Peter HallQld
Dave PrinceNSW
 
HEAT 3
1Irvin RockmanVic54.2
2Mick ShannonVic54.6
G. CrawfordSA
Lance NicolQld
Jim McCannNSWDQ
 
FINAL
1Barry StantonVic52.9
2Mick ShannonVic53.2
3Ken RocheVic53.3
4William WellbourneNSW
5Irvin RockmanVic
6Gary KnokeNSW
 
3,000 METRES STEEPLECHASE - Men - Saturday 21 January 1961 (in Sydney)
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Trevor VincentVic9:16.2
2Graham ThomasNSW9:22.0
3Stan ChorltonNSW9:25.0
4Les HillbrickVic9:26.6
5Eugene O'SullivanNSW9:40.4
 
2 MILES WALK - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Bob GardinerVic14:40.2
2Frank ClarkNSW14:44.8
3Peter WaddellNSW14:45.4
4Logan IrwinNSW15:02.4
Harry SummersVicDQ
K. JollyQld
 
HIGH JUMP - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Chilla PorterQld1.98m
2Tony SneazwellVic1.93m
3Graeme MorrishVic1.93m
4Graham BellQld1.88m
5Wayne AthorneVic1.88m
6N. QuinlanNSW1.83m
7Mark SkinnerSA1.83m
8M. KainSA1.83m
9A. StevensNSW1.75m
10Don LaingQld1.75m
11R. BrownQld1.75m
12Percy HobsonNSW1.75m
 
POLE VAULT - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1John PfitznerSA4.22m
2Ross FilshieVic4.16m
3Glen GowerSA3.81m
4Richard WatsonVic3.66m
5Trevor BickleWA3.66m
6John O'NeillVic3.66m
7G. AlleySA3.50m
8Russell DuiganQld3.20m
 
LONG JUMP - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Allan CrawleyVic7.61m
2Dave PrinceNSW7.54m
3John BaguleyWA7.52m
4Jim McCannNSW7.49m
5Ian TomlinsonWA7.38m
6John MontgomeryWA7.03m
7Maurie RichQld6.98m
8Graham BoaseSA6.95m
9Kevin RuleVic6.85m
10Percy HobsonNSW6.79m
11Pat GreeneNSW6.61m
12Vic ReadingQld6.28m
Denis ErreySA
 
TRIPLE JUMP - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1John BaguleyWA15.33m
2Ian TomlinsonWA15.19m
3Graham BoaseSA14.69m
4Kevin RuleVic14.45m
5Maurie RichQld14.22m
6Denis JolliffeNSW13.89m
7Denis ErreySA13.68m
8Trevor BickleWA13.25m
9K. WhiteQld13.13m
Vic ReadingQld
A. SternbeckQld
 
SHOT PUT - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Warwick SelveyVic15.78m
2Ken MottramNSW14.53m
3Merv KempSA14.40m
4Barrie TuckerSA14.26m
5Bob LacyVic13.76m
6Ian MooreQld13.42m
7Peter PhillipsNSW13.21m
John PenfoldNSW
John KreiksbergsVic
 
DISCUS THROW - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Harry MitsiliasVic45.08m
2Len VlahovWA43.95m
3Barrie TuckerSA43.40m
4Richard ProbertNSW42.71m
5Attila SpaitsNSW42.53m
6Bryan DykeSA41.50m
7Merv KempSA40.73m
8Bob LacyVic36.68m
9K. WhiteQld35.15m
10John FrawleyQld34.33m
-John PenfoldNSWNM(3 fouls)
Ian MooreQld
 
HAMMER THROW - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Dick LefflerVic58.74m
2Martin CroweWA49.80m
3John FrawleyQld49.61m
4Nick RegosVic48.91m
5Mike EdwardsVic46.86m
6Albert MagassyNSW46.66m
7Bob LacyVic46.48m
8Alex TahmindjisNSW43.65m
9J. SimmondsNSW42.97m
 
JAVELIN THROW - Men - Saturday 4 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Nick BirksSA77.69m
2Alf MitchellNSW76.15m
3Reg SpiersSA68.99m
4Bob LacyVic67.65m
5Junas GuerassimoffQld58.30m
6Greg NicolNSW57.24m
 
DECATHLON - Men - Sat 11 and Sun 12 March 1961 (at Bathurst Sportsground)
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Nick BirksSA5,908pts
11.8, 6.20m, 12.28m, 1.80m, 54.7, 16.5, 34.95m, 3.06m, 73.96m, 4.52.9
2John O'NeillVic5,814pts
11.7, 6.08m, 11.37m, 1.83m, 52.2, 16.3, 36.09m, 3.84m, 52.41m, 4.55.7
3John MontgomeryWA5,681pts
11.5, 6.74m, 9.73m, 1.73m, 52.4, 16.1, 32.38m, 3.21m, 48.16m, 4.23.4
4Jim McCannNSW5,444pts
10.9, 7.32m, 9.45m, 1.70m, 50.6, 16.1, 32.38m, 3.21m, 48.16m, 4.23.4
5Neil BrownNSW4,662pts
12.0, 6.41m, 10.36m, 1.72m, 53.2, 16.9, 27.93m, 2.75m, 43.58m, 4.46.1
6Greg NicolNSW4,461pts
12.0, 5.77m, 9.87m, 1.60m, 55.1, 16.4, 25.36m, 3.06m, 56.12m, 5.24.6
 
4x110 YARDS RELAY - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1New South WalesNSW41.9
Dudley Towers
Mike Cleary
Gavin Carragher
Peter Vassella
2QueenslandQld65.0
Bruce Barnett
Eric Bigby
Mick Malouf
Allan Crawley
-VictoriaVicDNF
 
1 MILE MEDLEY RELAY - Men - Sunday 5 March 1961
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1QueenslandQld3:24.5
Moreland Smith
Mick Malouf
J. Leinster
Eric Bigby
2South AustraliaSA3:30.9
Ian Wheeler
Chris Woods
John Bradman
John Daly
3New South WalesNSW3:31.0
Alan Muter
Brian Waters
Gavin Carragher
Peter Vassella
4VictoriaVic
Russell Oakley
Alan Broadbent

 

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