Australian Aths History

Australian Open Track & Field Championships

1500 metres - Men


Year   First    Second    Third
1965-66    James GRELLE (USA) 3:43.2
(2) Keith WHEELER (WA) 3:45.1

(3) John DENHOLM (Tas) 3:46.1

(4) Ralph DOUBELL (Vic) 3:46.1
1966-67    Laurie TOOGOOD (NSW) 3:44.9 Peter WATSON (WA) 3:44.9 Ralph DOUBELL (Vic) 3:45.4
1967-68    Peter WATSON (WA) 3:39.9 Preston DAVIS (USA) 3:40.0
(3) Alan ROBINSON (NSW) 3:42.3

(4) Keith WHEELER (WA) 3:50.0
1968-69    Graham CROUCH (Vic) 3:45.0 Graeme GLEDHILL (Vic) 3:45.0 Anthony BENSON (Vic) 3:46.2
1969-70    Chris FISHER (SA) 3:41.9 Tony MANNING (NSW) 3:43.9 Keith WHEELER (WA) 3:44.0
1970-71    Chris FISHER (SA) 3:46.0 Graham CROUCH (Vic) 3:46.1 John DENHOLM (Tas) 3:47.4
1971-72    Chris FISHER (SA) 3:48.1 Peter WATSON (WA) 3:48.2 Graham CROUCH (Vic) 3:48.3
1972-73    Peter WATSON (WA) 3:42.7 Graham CROUCH (Vic) 3:42.7 Bruce JONES (Vic) 3:43.3
1973-74    Randal MARKEY (Tas) 3:40.6 David PENTELOW (SA) 3:42.7 Ken HALL (Vic) 3:43.5
1974-75    Ken HALL (Vic) 3:40.3 Carl REINKE (SA) 3:44.7 Ewen WILSON (Vic) 3:45.8
1975-76    Peter FULLER (Vic) 3:47.8 Stewart TEMPEST (WA) 3:47.8 Tim O'SHAUGHNESSY (Vic) 3:48.5
1976-77    Ken HALL (Vic) 3:45.0 Randal MARKEY (Tas) 3:46.5 Ian MCCONNELL (Vic) 3:53.2
1977-78    Graham CROUCH (Vic) 3:41.5 Ken HALL (Vic) 3:43.4 Bruce PETTS (Vic) 3:44.3
1978-79    Steve FOLEY (Vic) 3:42.32 Dave FITZSIMONS (SA) 3:43.60 Adrian RYAN (Vic) 3:45.40
1979-80    Mike HILLARDT (Qld) 3:39.7 Paul GRINSTED (Vic) 3:41.2 Stewart TEMPEST (WA) 3:42.1
1980-81    Steve FOLEY (Vic) 3:38.02 Ken HALL (Vic) 3:42.51 Tony ROGERS (NZL) 3:44.92
(4) Dave SNEDDON (Vic) 3:46.41
1981-82    Mike HILLARDT (Qld) 3:42.49 Graham CROUCH (Vic) 3:43.98 Steve FOLEY (Vic) 3:44.00
1982-83    Mike HILLARDT (Qld) 3:41.51 Mike GILCHRIST (NZL) 3:41.72
(3) Mike DONNELLY (NSW) 3:42.97

(5) Graham CROUCH (Vic) 3:45.11
1983-84    Mike HILLARDT (Qld) 3:36.26 Steve OVETT (GBR) 3:36.60
(3) Pat SCAMMELL (Vic) 3:38.99

(4) Steve FOLEY (Vic) 3:42.42
1984-85    Mike HILLARDT (Qld) 3:42.84 Peter BOURKE (Vic) 3:44.11 Malcolm NORWOOD (Vic) 3:45.28
1985-86    Mike HILLARDT (Qld) 3:38.50 Peter BOURKE (Vic) 3:38.80 Pat SCAMMELL (Vic) 3:40.41
1986-87    Mike HILLARDT (Qld) 3:37.59 Andrew LLOYD (NSW) 3:39.23 Peter BOURKE (Vic) 3:39.43
1987-88    Mike HILLARDT (Qld) 3:47.62 Pat SCAMMELL (Vic) 3:48.38 Glenn RITCHIE (NSW) 3:51.17
1988-89    Dean PAULIN (Vic) 3:41.35 Simon DOYLE (Qld) 3:41.87 Glenn RITCHIE (NSW) 3:43.61
1989-90    Andrew LLOYD (NSW) 3:40.77 Pat SCAMMELL (Vic) 3:41.42 Martin BANNINK (Vic) 3:43.34
1990-91    Simon DOYLE (Qld) 3:38.38 Pat SCAMMELL (Vic) 3:39.53 Glenn RITCHIE (NSW) 3:43.82
1991-92    Pat SCAMMELL (Vic) 3:43.28 Darren ABBOTT (SA) 3:45.07 Kealin HANIGAN (Tas) 3:45.37
1992-93    Simon DOYLE (Qld) 3:46.03 David EVANS (Vic) 3:46.48 Alex DAVEY (Vic) 3:46.83
1993-94    Simon DOYLE (Qld) 3:40.22 Richard POTTS (NZL) 3:41.38
(3) Dean PAULIN (Vic) 3:41.73

(4) Pat SCAMMELL (Vic) 3:42.16
1994-95    Darren LYNCH (Vic) 3:53.30 Dean PAULIN (Vic) 3:53.62 Jason ROCK (Vic) 3:53.81
1995-96    Paul BITOK (KEN) 3:40.94
(2) Paul CLEARY (Vic) 3:41.83

(3) Darren LYNCH (Vic) 3:42.32

(5) Pat SCAMMELL (Vic) 3:42.82
1996-97    Paul BITOK (KEN) 3:41.56
(2) Scott PETERSEN (Vic) 3:43.38

(4) Holt HARDY (NSW) 3:45.24
David KIBET (KEN) 3:44.85
(5) Nick LANDBECK (Qld) 3:45.53
1997-98    Martin KEINO (KEN) 3:40.91
(3) Holt HARDY (NSW) 3:41.42
Hamish CHRISTENSEN (NZL) 3:41.17
(4) Chris BOWDEN (Vic) 3:42.62

(5) Timothy CARROLL (Qld) 3:42.86
1998-99    Paul CLEARY (Vic) 3:42.59 Scott PETERSEN (Vic) 3:43.99 Justin RINALDI (Vic) 3:44.25
1999-00    William CHIRCHIR (KEN) 3:38.51
(3) Nick HOWARTH (SA) 3:40.19
John KOSGEI (KEN) 3:39.60
(5) Alastair STEVENSON (Qld) 3:43.47

(6) Clinton MACKEVICIUS (NSW) 3:46.56
2000-01    Clinton MACKEVICIUS (NSW) 3:41.74 Zac ASHKANASY (Qld) 3:43.94 Lachlan CHISHOLM (NSW) 3:44.06
2001-02    Craig MOTTRAM (Vic) 3:41.19 Youcef ABDI (NSW) 3:42.64 Clinton MACKEVICIUS (NSW) 3:43.12
2002-03    Alastair STEVENSON (Qld) 3:42.99 David BYRNE (NSW) 3:43.03 Mark FOUNTAIN (Vic) 3:44.02
2003-04    Youcef ABDI (NSW) 3:38.43 Alastair STEVENSON (Qld) 3:38.78 Michael SHELLEY (Qld) 3:39.90
2004-05    Lachlan CHISHOLM (NSW) 3:45.18 Mark TUCKER (Vic) 3:45.55 Jeremy ROFF (NSW) 3:45.68
2005-06    Lachlan CHISHOLM (NSW) 3:40.87 Collis BIRMINGHAM (Vic) 3:41.03 Paul HOFFMAN (NSW) 3:41.05
2006-07    Mark FOUNTAIN (Vic) 3:42.31 Paul HOFFMAN (NSW) 3:42.87 Jeremy ROFF (NSW) 3:42.88
2007-08    Mitchell KEALEY (Qld) 3:40.62 Bradley WOODS (NSW) 3:40.91 Jeremy ROFF (NSW) 3:42.66
2008-09    Jeffrey RISELEY (Vic) 3:35.71 Jeremy ROFF (NSW) 3:37.62 Craig HUFFER (Vic) 3:41.67
2009-10    Ryan GREGSON (NSW) 3:44.99 Jeffrey RISELEY (Vic) 3:45.15 Jeremy ROFF (NSW) 3:45.37
2010-11    Jeffrey RISELEY (Vic) 3:39.21 Jeremy ROFF (NSW) 3:40.21 Brenton ROWE (Vic) 3:40.85
2011-12    Jeffrey RISELEY (Vic) 3:47.78 James KAAN (NSW) 3:48.00 Jeremy ROFF (NSW) 3:49.40
2012-13    James KAAN (NSW) 3:46.29 Jeremy ROFF (NSW) 3:46.99 Joshua WRIGHT (NSW) 3:47.03
2013-14    Jeffrey RISELEY (Vic) 3:46.47 Ryan GREGSON (NSW) 3:48.01 Brenton ROWE (Vic) 3:49.27
2014-15    Jeffrey RISELEY (Vic) 3:43.8h Ryan GREGSON (NSW) 3:44.7h Joshua WRIGHT (NSW) 3:45.4h
2015-16    Ryan GREGSON (NSW) 3:37.76 Jordan GUSMAN (NSW) 3:39.14 Adam PYKE (Vic) 3:40.65
2016-17    Ryan GREGSON (NSW) 3:52.86 Matthew RAMSDEN (WA) 3:53.12 William AUSTIN-CRAY (NSW) 3:53.68

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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