Australian Aths History

Australian Women's Track & Field Championships 1955-56

Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane, Queensland, 31 March & 2 April 1956

 
100 YARDS - Women - Saturday 31 March 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1Wind: +2.8m
1Norma CrokerQld10.8
2Marlene MathewsNSW
3Winsome CrippsVic
Beryl CaruthWA
Bernice KewmingVic
Noreen DilgerTasDQ
 
HEAT 2Wind: +2.5m
1Wendy HayesVic10.9
2Shirley Strickland de la Hunty WA 10.9est
3Betty Cuthbert NSW 11.0est
V. HeatongQld
A. LehmanTas
Raema JamesNSW
Glenda BennieVic
 
HEAT 3Wind: +0.7m
=1Nancy BoyleVic11.0
=1Pat DugganQld11.0
3Fleur MellorNSW11.0
Nancy FogartyNSW
Pam RobertsonWA
M. JacksonTas
Norma AustinSA
 
FINAL
1Wendy HayesVic10.9
2Shirley Strickland de la HuntyWA11.0
3Marlene MathewsNSW11.0
4Norma CrokerQld
5Nancy BoyleVic
6Pat DugganQld
 
220 YARDS - Women - Monday 2 April 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Marlene MathewsNSW26.0
2Winsome CrippsVic26.2
3Raema JamesNSW26.7
4V. HeatongQld
Pam RobertsonWA
Ann Shanley-CooperSA
A. LehmanTas
 
HEAT 2
1Norma CrokerQld25.8
2Shirley Strickland de la HuntyWA26.4
3Wendy HayesVic26.7
4Maureen LeedhamSA
K. EvansNSW
A. RobertsonTas
Bernice KewmingVic
 
HEAT 3
1Betty CuthbertNSW25.5
2Nancy BoyleVic26.1
3Pat DugganQld26.5
4Nancy FogartyNSW
Beryl CaruthWA
Noreen DilgerTas
Glenda BennieVic
 
FINAL
1Betty CuthbertNSW25.0
2Marlene MathewsNSW25.1
3Norma CrokerQld25.3
4Nancy BoyleVic
5Shirley Strickland de la HuntyWA
6Winsome CrippsVic
 
440 YARDS - Women - Saturday 31 March 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Shirley Strickland de la HuntyWA62.6
2Joyce HangarVic
3Ann Shanley CooperSA
4Maureen LeedhamSA
V. HeatongQld
Val MooreNSW
 
HEAT 2
1Daphne WelchQld63.1
2Brenda JonesVic
3K. EvansNSW
4Joy Brown BurdettSA
M. SmithQld
Joan SterryNSW
 
FINAL
1Shirley Strickland de la HuntyWA60.0
2Joyce HangarVic60.8
3Daphne WelchQld61.2
4Brenda JonesVic
5Ann Shanley CooperSA
6K. EvansNSW
 
880 YARDS - Women - Monday 2 April 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1Joyce HangarVic2.16.9
2Brenda JonesVic2.17.0
3Joy Brown BurdettSA2.18.2
4Daphne WelchQld
5 Joan Sterry NSW
6Val MooreNSW
Laurel RenalsonQld
M. SmithQld
 
80 METRES HURDLES - Women - Monday 2 April 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
HEAT 1
1Gloria CookeNSW11.5
2Marlene MiddlemissVic11.6
3Pam RobertsonWA11.9
4Pam GrayNSW
5Jill ParsonsSA
 
HEAT 2
1Norma AustinSA11.3
2Norma RoseVic12.0
3Shirley Strickland de la HuntyWA12.0
4Bev WatsonNSW
M. BriggsQld
Bernice KewmingVic
 
FINAL
1Norma AustinSA11.2
2Pam RobertsonWA11.5
3Gloria CookeNSW11.6
4Marlene MiddlemissVic
5Norma RoseVic
Shirley Strickland de la HuntyWADQ
 
880 YARDS WALK - Women
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Laura RenalsonQld3.52.6
2 G. McGrath NSW
3 L. Simpson NSW
4 H. McGuire NSW
 
HIGH JUMP - Women - Monday 2 April 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Janice CooperNSW1.55m
2Pat BerginSA1.55m
3Yvonne MitchellQld1.50m
4Marlene MiddlemissVic1.50m
5D. GuyomarQld1.475m
=6M. DowsettNSW1.42m
=6Carol BernothQld1.42m
Heather InnesTas
Nancy BorwickWA
Lois JackmanVic
S. ChisholmNSW
Pat O'NeillNSW
Annette AllenVic
 
LONG JUMP - Women - Saturday 31 March 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Erica WillisNSW5.78m
2Nancy BorwickWA5.56m
3Margaret JohnsonQld5.335m
4Bev WatsonNSW5.285m
5Norma RoseVic5.26m
6Lois JackmanVic5.22m
V. KeaneWA
Marlene MiddlemissVic
Pat BerginSA
Jill ParsonsSA
M. BiggsQld
V. SchombergQld
 
SHOT PUT - Women - Saturday 31 March 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Mary BreenNSW10.59m
2Shirley CottonNSW10.22m
3Eunice HawkesNSW10.16m
4Ann Shanley CooperSA 9.89m
5L. GreenNSW 9.70m
6Pam RobertsonWA 9.38m
Nancy BoyleVic
Vera Askew PepperQld
Eha KitsapeaSA
Laurel RenalsonQld
Helen TangelderQld
Norma RoseVic
Pat BerginSA
Heather InnesTas
 
DISCUS THROW - Women - Monday 2 April 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Lois JackmanVic38.27m (125'6½")
2Shirley CottonNSW37.23m
3Mary BreenNSW35.56m
4Evelyn SericoQld33.70m
5Vera Askew PepperQld32.56m
6V. KeaneWA32.10m (105' 4")
 L. GreenNSW31.50m
 Eunice HawkesNSW31.20m
Helen TangelderQld
Norma RoseVic
 
JAVELIN THROW - Women - Saturday 31 March 1956
PosAthleteTeamMark
1Pat O'NeillNSW41.57m
2June HeathNSW38.37m
3Maureen WrightNSW36.77m
4Vera Askew PepperQld35.55m
5Diane Du GueslinQld35.48m
6Eha KitsapeaSA33.57m
Yvonne DuckworthVic
Heather InnesTas
Heather DohertyQld
Annette AllenVic
 
4x110 YARDS RELAY - Women - Oct
PosAthleteTeamMark
FINAL
1New South WalesNSW46.2

 

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