Australian Aths History

Australian Open Track & Field Championships

400 metres / 440 yards - Women


Year   First    Second    Third
1937-38  440y  Jean COLEMAN (NSW) 60.5 Irene TALBOT (Vic) 61.0(est) Joy BARNETT (WA) 62.2(est)
1939-40  440y  Irene TALBOT (Vic) 59.2 Betty JUDGE (Beazley) (WA) 59.3(est) Margaret ORR (Troode) (WA) 60.0(est)
1947-48  440y  Shirley MCCONNACHIE (Vic) 59.0 Yvonne GRANDEMANGE (NSW) Betty WOODS (Vic)
1949-50  440y  Shirley DE LA HUNTY (Strickland) (WA) 57.4 Betty WOODS (Vic) Joyce HANGER (Vic)
1951-52  440y  Shirley DE LA HUNTY (Strickland) (WA) 59.4 Berenice KEWMING (Vic) 59.7 Joyce HANGER (Vic)
1953-54  440y  Pam BRYANT (WA) 56.6 Daphne WELCH (Qld) 58.3 Berenice KEWMING (Vic) 59.2
1955-56  440y  Shirley DE LA HUNTY (Strickland) (WA) 60.0 Joyce HANGER (Vic) 60.8 Daphne WELCH (Qld) 61.2
1957-58  440y  Brenda CARR (Jones) (Vic) 57.0 Maureen LEEDHAM (SA) 57.3 Jan MCDONALD (Vic) 57.9
1959-60  440y  Dixie WILLIS (WA) 55.4 Madeline BERGMAN (NSW) 55.8 Pat DOWSING (Vic) 56.2
1961-62  440y  Dixie WILLIS (WA) 54.2 Madeline BERGMAN (NSW) 56.4 Jeanette STAPLETON (NSW) 57.0
1962-63  440y  Betty CUTHBERT (NSW) 53.3 Dixie WILLIS (WA) 53.4 Judy POLLOCK (Amoore) (Vic) 54.8
1963-64  440y  Dixie WILLIS (WA) 53.7 Betty CUTHBERT (NSW) 54.3 Judy POLLOCK (Amoore) (Vic) 54.3
1964-65  440y  Judy POLLOCK (Amoore) (Vic) 52.4 Margaret BURVILL (WA) 55.1 Elaine FRAWLEY (Vic) 55.4
1965-66  440y  Judy POLLOCK (Amoore) (Vic) 53.5 Joan HENDRICKSON (Qld) 54.8 Margaret BURVILL (WA) 55.7
1966-67  400m  Judy POLLOCK (Amoore) (Vic) 54.0 Sandra BROWN (NSW) 56.4 Jackie BYRNES (NSW) 56.5
1967-68  400m  Sandra BROWN (NSW) 54.1 Joyce BENNETT (WA) 54.4 Kathleen HOLLAND (WA) 54.7
1968-69  400m  Elaine FRAWLEY (Vic) 56.1 Joyce BENNETT (WA) 56.7 Katrina GRAHAM (NSW) 57.1
1969-70  400m  Sandra BROWN (NSW) 52.4 Elaine FRAWLEY (Vic) 54.2 Cheryl PEASLEY (NSW) 54.3
1970-71  400m  Cheryl PEASLEY (NSW) 54.4 Charlene RENDINA (Neighbour) (Vic) 54.4 Sandra BROWN (NSW) 54.5
1971-72  400m  Judy POLLOCK (Amoore) (Vic) 52.5 Allison ROSS-EDWARDS (NSW) 53.1 Charlene RENDINA (Neighbour) (Vic) 53.2
1972-73  400m  Charlene RENDINA (Neighbour) (Vic) 53.4 Judy PECKHAM (Canty) (Vic) 53.7 Allison ROSS-EDWARDS (NSW) 54.6
1973-74  400m  Margaret SARGANT (NSW) 53.4 Charlene RENDINA (Neighbour) (Vic) 53.8 Rosemary MITCHELL (NSW) 54.5
1974-75  400m  Charlene RENDINA (Neighbour) (Vic) 53.6 Beth NAIL (WA) 53.7 Judy PECKHAM (Canty) (Vic) 54.4
1975-76  400m  Beth NAIL (WA) 52.3 Judy PECKHAM (Canty) (Vic) 52.5 Verna BURNARD (SA) 53.3
1976-77  400m  Marian O'SHAUGHNESSY (Fisher) (Vic) 53.9 Beth NAIL (WA) 54.2 Verna BURNARD (SA) 54.3
1977-78  400m  Maxine CORCORAN (Johnson) (Vic) 52.2 Beth NAIL (WA) 52.5 Marian O'SHAUGHNESSY (Fisher) (Vic) 52.5
1978-79  400m  Maxine CORCORAN (Johnson) (Vic) 52.04 Beth NAIL (WA) 52.28 Terri-Ann CATER (Wangman) (Vic) 52.63
1979-80  400m  Raelene BOYLE (Vic) 51.51 Terri-Ann CATER (Wangman) (Vic) 53.21 Sally OAKLEY (Whiteway) (Tas) 53.83
1980-81  400m  Terri-Ann CATER (Wangman) (Vic) 52.26 Leanne EVANS (Qld) 53.28 Lyn FOREMAN (Young) (WA) 53.44
1981-82  400m  Raelene BOYLE (Vic) 51.89 Leanne EVANS (Qld) 53.64 Sally OAKLEY (Whiteway) (Tas) 53.81
1982-83  400m  Denise BOYD (Robertson) (Qld) 51.48 Maxine CORCORAN (Johnson) (Vic) 53.03 Sally OAKLEY (Whiteway) (Tas) 53.16
1983-84  400m  Kim ROBERTSON (NZL) 52.54
(2) Maree HOLLAND (Chapman) (NSW) 52.99

(3) Leanne EVANS (Qld) 53.46

(4) Sally OAKLEY (Whiteway) (Tas) 53.54
1984-85  400m  Debbie FLINTOFF-KING (Flintoff) (Vic) 52.05 Maree HOLLAND (Chapman) (NSW) 53.05 Sandra SPEERS (Skeggs) (Tas) 54.55
1985-86  400m  Debbie FLINTOFF-KING (Flintoff) (Vic) 52.03 Maree HOLLAND (Chapman) (NSW) 53.28 Sharon STEWART (Vic) 53.47
1986-87  400m  Sally FLEMING (Hamilton) (WA) 53.30 Sharon ELLIS (Qld) 54.35 Sharon STEWART (Vic) 54.54
1987-88  400m  Maree HOLLAND (Chapman) (NSW) 52.04 Sue HOUGH (Alton) (NSW) 53.49 Sharon ELLIS (Qld) 53.86
1988-89  400m  Maree HOLLAND (Chapman) (NSW) 52.01 Susan ANDREWS (WA) 53.31 Kerrie BAUMGARTNER (Vic) 53.43
1989-90  400m  Sharon STEWART (Vic) 52.06 Lee NAYLOR (Vic) 52.43 Kerrie BAUMGARTNER (Vic) 53.14
1990-91  400m  Renee POETSCHKA (WA) 51.38 Sharon STEWART (Vic) 52.73 Gail LUKE (Millar) (Tas) 53.06
1991-92  400m  Sharon STEWART (Vic) 51.32 Michelle LOCK (Qld) 51.94 Cathy FREEMAN (Vic) 52.20
1992-93  400m  Renee POETSCHKA (WA) 51.00 Michelle LOCK (Qld) 52.08 Kylie HANIGAN (NSW) 52.35
1993-94  400m  Renee POETSCHKA (WA) 50.19 Kylie HANIGAN (NSW) 52.15 Lee NAYLOR (Vic) 53.11
1994-95  400m  Cathy FREEMAN (Vic) 50.94 Renee POETSCHKA (WA) 51.27 Kylie HANIGAN (NSW) 52.31
1995-96  400m  Renee POETSCHKA (WA) 50.60 Sandie RICHARDS (JAM) 51.41
(3) Lee NAYLOR (Vic) 52.11

(4) Kylie HANIGAN (NSW) 52.72
1996-97  400m  Cathy FREEMAN (Vic) 52.09 Susan ANDREWS (WA) 53.11 Kirilee BUONACCORSI (Tas) 54.58
1997-98  400m  Cathy FREEMAN (Vic) 51.26 Susan ANDREWS (WA) 51.55 Lee NAYLOR (Vic) 51.65
1998-99  400m  Cathy FREEMAN (Vic) 50.94 Tania VAN HEER-MURPHY (van Heer) (SA) 51.28 Susan ANDREWS (WA) 52.01
1999-00  400m  Cathy FREEMAN (Vic) 50.00 Ana GUEVARA (MEX) 50.84
(3) Lee NAYLOR (Vic) 51.37

(4) Jana RAWLINSON (Pittman) (NSW) 51.85
2000-01  400m  Nova PERIS (Peris-Kneebone) (NT) 52.49 Jane ARNOTT (NZL) 52.59
(4) Katerina DRESSLER (Vic) 53.66
Rebecca WARDELL (NZL) 52.67
(5) Renee ROBSON (Qld) 53.69
2001-02  400m  Catherine MURPHY (GBR) 52.18
(3) Katerina DRESSLER (Vic) 52.97
Jane ARNOTT (NZL) 52.73
(4) Rosemary HAYWARD (NSW) 53.20

(5) Amber DONNELLY (Menzies) (NSW) 53.79
2002-03  400m  Cathy FREEMAN (Vic) 51.66 Rosemary HAYWARD (NSW) 52.24 Makelesi BULIKIOBO (Qld/FIJ) 53.18
(4) Katerina DRESSLER (Vic) 53.26
2003-04  400m  Annabelle SMITH (NSW) 51.80 Makelesi BULIKIOBO (Qld/FIJ) 52.91 Katerina DRESSLER (Vic) 53.03
2004-05  400m  Tamsyn MANOU (Lewis) (Vic) 52.44 Caitlin PINCOTT (Willis) (Qld) 53.00 Renee ROBSON (Qld) 53.86
2005-06  400m  Jane ARNOTT (NZL) 51.98
(2) Tamsyn MANOU (Lewis) (Vic) 52.36

(3) Rosemary HAYWARD (NSW) 52.79

(4) Jaimee-Lee STARR (Hoebergen) (NSW) 52.87
2006-07  400m  Tamsyn MANOU (Lewis) (Vic) 51.71 Monique WILLIAMS (NZL) 52.74
(3) Trisha GREAVES (Holz) (NSW) 53.71

(4) Rosemary HAYWARD (NSW) 54.46
2007-08  400m  Tamsyn MANOU (Lewis) (Vic) 51.44 Makelsi BATIMALA (FIJ) 52.76
(4) Jaimee-Lee STARR (Hoebergen) (NSW) 53.52
Monique WILLIAMS (NZL) 52.86
(5) Trisha GREAVES (Holz) (NSW) 53.80
2008-09  400m  Tamsyn MANOU (Lewis) (Vic) 51.42 Monique WILLIAMS (NZL) 51.88
(3) Madeleine PAPE (Vic) 53.08

(5) Caitlin PINCOTT (Willis) (Qld) 53.86
2009-10  400m  Joanne CUDDIHY (IRL) 51.94
(2) Jody HENRY (WA) 52.20

(3) Pirrenee STEINERT (NSW) 52.78

(4) Tamsyn MANOU (Lewis) (Vic) 53.13
2010-11  400m  Tamsyn MANOU (Lewis) (Vic) 52.31 Caitlin JONES (Sargent) (Qld) 53.18 Anneliese RUBIE (NSW) 53.31
2011-12  400m  Joanne CUDDIHY (IRL) 51.69
(2) Caitlin JONES (Sargent) (Qld) 53.21

(4) Caitlin PINCOTT (Willis) (Qld) 53.29
Kristie BAILLIE (NZL) 53.26
(5) Anneliese RUBIE (NSW) 53.55
2012-13  400m  Caitlin JONES (Sargent) (Qld) 52.66 Anneliese RUBIE (NSW) 52.80 Monique WILLIAMS (NZL) 53.23
(4) Jacinta DOYLE (NSW) 54.70
2013-14  400m  Morgan MITCHELL (Vic) 52.22 Anneliese RUBIE (NSW) 52.35 Caitlin JONES (Sargent) (Qld) 52.77
2014-15  400m  Anneliese RUBIE (NSW) 52.77 Morgan MITCHELL (Vic) 52.94 Caitlin JONES (Sargent) (Qld) 53.01
2015-16  400m  Morgan MITCHELL (Vic) 51.84 Jessica THORNTON (NSW) 52.33 Anneliese RUBIE (NSW) 52.90
2016-17  400m  Morgan MITCHELL (Vic) 52.08 Olivia TAURO (NSW) 53.10 Lauren WELLS (Boden) (ACT) 53.84

The first three Australian athletes (as well as first three overall) are in the respective columns.
Rank in brackets ( ) indicate the overall rank of the Australian athlete where that athlete was beaten into that place by an international.

 

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