Australian Aths History

Australian Open Track & Field Championships

5000m Walk / 3 mile Walk - Women


Year   First    Second    Third
1977-78  5000mW  Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 24:21.4 Rachel THOMPSON (NSW) 25:04.2 Lillian HARPUR (SA) 25:18.6
1978-79  5000mW  Sally PIERSON (Vic) 25:16.79 Rachel THOMPSON (NSW) 25:35.69 Karen ISELIN (Qld) 25:41.27
1979-80  5000mW  Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 24:40.6 Ann RYAN (NSW) 25:16.2 Sally PIERSON (Vic) 25:38.5
1980-81  5000mW  Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 22:53.20 Sally PIERSON (Vic) 23:20.62 Lorraine JACHNO (Young) (Vic) 24:25.87
1981-82  5000mW  Sally PIERSON (Vic) 23:14.62 Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 23:56.43 Ann RYAN (NSW) 25:14.04
1982-83  5000mW  Lorraine JACHNO (Young) (Vic) 23:58.69 Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 24:25.09 Ann RYAN (NSW) 24:47.71
1983-84  5000mW  Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 22:04.42 Sally PIERSON (Vic) 22:50.39 Rachel THOMPSON (NSW) 23:15.82
1984-85  5000mW  Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 23:11.11 Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 23:19.33 Rachel THOMPSON (NSW) 24:07.12
1985-86  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 22:29.25 Bev HAYMAN (Wilkins) (NSW) 22:42.81 Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 23:17.27
1986-87  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 21:31.06 Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 22:52.04 Lorraine JACHNO (Young) (Vic) 23:26.19
1987-88  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 20:45.32 Bev HAYMAN (Wilkins) (NSW) 23:36.48 Gabrielle BLYTHE (Vic) 24:41.85
1988-89  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 20:32.75 Lorraine JACHNO (Young) (Vic) 22:56.69 Bev HAYMAN (Wilkins) (NSW) 23:22.38
1989-90  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 20:52.82 Lorraine JACHNO (Young) (Vic) 23:19.02 Susan COOK (Orr) (Vic) 23:36.81
1990-91  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 21:21.53 Lorraine JACHNO (Young) (Vic) 23:29.09 Sharon SCHNYDER (Vic) 23:51.57
1991-92  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 20:53.31 Anne JUDKINS (NZL) 22:10.72
(3) Jane SAVILLE (NSW) 22:24.69

(4) Lorraine JACHNO (Young) (Vic) 22:29.27
1992-93  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 20:30.0 Jane SAVILLE (NSW) 21:47.5 Anne MANNING (Pembroke) (NSW) 21:55.5
1993-94  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 20:45.03 Anne MANNING (Pembroke) (NSW) 21:46.43 Gabrielle BLYTHE (Vic) 22:07.27
1994-95  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 21:21.16 Anne MANNING (Pembroke) (NSW) 22:01.85 Teresa LETHERBY (Qld) 22:24.62
1995-96  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 20:47.5h Natalie SAVILLE (NSW) 21:47.1h Anne MANNING (Pembroke) (NSW) 22:01.8h
1996-97  5000mW  Jane SAVILLE (NSW) 21:32.26 Natalie SAVILLE (NSW) 21:34.23 Jill MAYBIR-BARRETT (Qld) 22:49.86
1997-98  5000mW  Kerry SAXBY-JUNNA (Saxby) (NSW) 21:57.74 Jane SAVILLE (NSW) 22:21.79 Natalie SAVILLE (NSW) 22:48.54

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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