Australian Aths History

Australian Open Track & Field Championships

High Jump - Men


Year   First    Second    Third
1893-94    William COLE (NSW) 5'8½"(1.74m) James DOYLE (Vic) 5'6½"(1.69m) Harry DAVIS (Vic) 5'6"(1.676m)
1895-96    James DOYLE (Vic) 5'7½"(1.715m) P BROWN (NZL) 5'5½"(1.665m)
(3) J GORMLEY (NSW) 5'3½"(1.625m)
H BAILEY (NZL) 5'3½"(1.625m)
1895-96    James DOYLE (Vic) 5'7½"(1.715m) P BROWN (NZL) 5'5½"(1.665m)

(3) J GORMLEY (NSW) 5'3½"(1.625m)
H BAILEY (NZL) 5'3½"(1.625m)
1897-98    Patrick ENGLISH (NSW) 5'7½"(1.71m) J LAIDLAW (NSW) 5'5½"(1.66m) William COLE (NSW) 5'3½"(1.61m)
1899-00    Patrick ENGLISH (NSW) 5'8"(1.73m) A JONES (Qld) 5'7"(1.70m)
W MADILL (NZL) 5'7"(1.70m)

(4) W STIRLING (Qld) 5'6"(1.675m)
1901-02    Charles LAURIE (NZL) 5'5"(1.65m) Cuthbert HARPER (NZL) 5'4"(1.62m)
1903-04    Patrick ENGLISH (NSW) 5'7"(1.70m) M FRANCIS (Vic) 5'6"(1.67m)
Charles LAURIE (NZL) 5'6"(1.67m)

(4) James BRAKE (Vic) 5'4"(1.62m)
1905-06    Tim FRAWLEY (Qld) 5'6½"(1.69m) St Vincent WELSH (NSW) 5'6½"(1.69m) Harry DUIGAN (Vic) 5'5½"(1.66m)
1907-08    Charles ORBELL (NZL) 5'10½"(1.79m)
(2) Tom MAHER (Qld) 5'9"(1.75m)

(3) Jock SCOTT (NSW) 5'8"(1.73m)
1909-10    Jock SMITH (NSW) 5'10"(1.78m) Morton MOYES (Qld) 5'9"(1.75m) Tim FRAWLEY (Qld) 5'8"(1.72m)
1911-12    Lester KELLY (Vic) 5'8¼"(1.73m) Richard RUSSELL (Vic) (1.66m) G WINKELMAN (NZL) (1.65m)
1913-14    Lester KELLY (Vic) 6'0¼"(1.83m) Richard TEMPLETON (USA) 5'11½"(1.81m)
(3) Jock SMITH (NSW) 5'11½"(1.81m)

(4) Harold HARBISON (Vic) 5'8" (1.73m)
1919-20    Harold HARBISON (Vic) 5'8" (1.73m) William POTTER (NSW) 5'7"(1.70m)
Jack HARBISON (NSW) 5'7" (1.70m)
1921-22    Roy HARBISON (NSW) 5'10½"(1.79m) Les HOWELL (Vic) 5'8½"(1.73m)
Geoff BUTLER (Vic) 5'8½"(1.73m)
1923-24    Laurence MASON (Vic) 5'11"(1.80m) Geoff BUTLER (Vic) 5'11"(1.80m) Roy HARBISON (NSW) 5'10"(1.77m)
1925-26    Laurence MASON (Vic) 6'1½"(1.87m) M MAHER (Qld) (1.78m) John SHIRLEY (NZL) (1.75m)
Charlie BROOKS (SA) (1.75m)
Charles EBERT (NSW) (1.75m)
1927-28    Ewen DAVIDSON (Vic) 6'2¼"(1.88m) Laurence MASON (Vic) 6'1¾"(1.87m) Geoff SCEATS (NZL) 5'11"(1.80m)
(4) Jim WATSON (Qld) 5'10"(1.77m)
1929-30    Charles SPICER (NSW) 6'0¼"(1.83m) Tom PLACE (Vic) 6'0¼"(1.83m) Ewen DAVIDSON (Vic) 5'11¼"(1.81m)
Jim WATSON (Qld) 5'11¼"(1.81m)
1931-32    Jim WATSON (Qld) 6'2¾"(1.90m) Charles SPICER (NSW) 6'0"(1.83m) Ewen DAVIDSON (Vic) (1.80m)
1933-34    Douglas SHETLIFFE (NSW) 6'0¼"(1.83m) Fred WOODHOUSE (Vic) 5'11"(1.80m) Neville GAVEN (Qld) 5'10"(1.77m)
J THOMSON (NSW) 5'10"(1.77m)
1935-36    Douglas SHETLIFFE (NSW) 6'2¼"(1.89m) Jack LOBBAN (NSW) 5'10½"(1.79m)
Fred WOODHOUSE (Vic) 5'10½"(1.79m)
1937-38    Douglas SHETLIFFE (NSW) 6'4½"(1.94m) Jack METCALFE (NSW) (1.87m) Robert HEFFERNAN (Vic) (1.87m)
1946-47    John WINTER (WA) 6'6¼"(1.99m) Peter MULLINS (NSW) 6'2"(1.88m) Mervyn PETER (NSW) 6'1"(1.85m)
1947-48    John WINTER (WA) 6'6¾"(1.99m) George EWAN (Vic) 6'3"(1.90m) Peter MULLINS (NSW) 6'2"(1.88m)
1948-49    Peter MULLINS (NSW) 6'3"(1.90m) Bill BRUCE (SA) 6'3"(1.90m) George BARTLETT (Vic) 6'2"(1.88m)
1949-50    John WINTER (WA) 6'4"(1.93m) Mervyn PETER (NSW) 6'2"(1.88m) Doug STUART (NSW) 6'2"(1.88m)
1950-51    George DAMITIO (FRA) 6'3¼"(1.91m)
(2) John VERNON (Vic) 6'2"(1.88m)

(3) Doug STUART (NSW) 6'0"(1.83m)

(4) Mervyn PETER (NSW) 6'0"(1.83m)
1951-52    Mervyn PETER (NSW) 6'2"(1.88m) Kevin MCMAHON (NSW) 6'2"(1.88m) John VERNON (Vic) 6'2"(1.88m)
1952-53    John VERNON (Vic) 6'4"(1.93m) Ian BRUCE (SA) 6'4"(1.93m) Doug STUART (NSW) 6'0"(1.83m)
1953-54    John VERNON (Vic) 6'6"(1.98m) Kevin MCMAHON (NSW) 6'5"(1.96m) Clive BEDFORD-BROWN (WA) 6'2"(1.88m)
1954-55    Chilla PORTER (Qld) 6'4"(1.93m) Kevin MCMAHON (NSW) 6'4"(1.93m) Sandy SKINNER (SA) 6'3"(1.90m)
1955-56    Chilla PORTER (Qld) 6'6"(1.98m) Colin RIDGEWAY (Vic) 6'5"(1.96m) Kevin MCMAHON (NSW) 6'2"(1.88m)
1956-57    Chilla PORTER (Qld) 6'8"(2.03m) Colin RIDGEWAY (Vic) 6'6"(1.98m) Robert ARMSTRONG (WA) 6'1"(1.85m)
1957-58    Chilla PORTER (Qld) 6'8"(2.03m) Colin RIDGEWAY (Vic) 6'6"(1.98m) Robert FLETCHER (NSW) 6'2"(1.88m)
1958-59    Chilla PORTER (Qld) 6'8"(2.03m) Colin RIDGEWAY (Vic) 6'8"(2.03m) George THOMPSON (Vic) 6'4"(1.93m)
1959-60    Chilla PORTER (Qld) 6'10"(2.08m) Colin RIDGEWAY (Vic) 6'8"(2.03m)
1960-61    Chilla PORTER (Qld) 6'6"(1.98m) Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 6'4"(1.93m) Graeme MORRISH (Vic) 6'2"(1.88m)
1961-62    Percy HOBSON (NSW) 6'7"(2.01m) Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 6'7"(2.01m) Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 6'7"(2.01m)
1962-63    Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 6'10"(2.08m) Percy HOBSON (NSW) 6'8"(2.03m) Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 6'6"(1.98m)
1963-64    Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 7'0"(2.13m) Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 6'8"(2.03m) Peter BOYCE (Vic) 6'8"(2.03m)
1964-65    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 6'10"(2.08m) Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 6'10"(2.08m) Graeme MORRISH (Vic) 6'8"(2.03m)
1965-66    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.13m Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 2.11m Viktor BOLSHOV (URS) 2.11m
(4) Tony CALLANDER (Vic) 1.98m
(4) Ian BELTZ (Tas) 1.98m
1966-67    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.14m Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 2.11m Peter WRIGHT (NSW) 1.99m
1967-68    Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 2.11m Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.06m Peter WRIGHT (NSW) 2.06m
1968-69    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.08m Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 2.03m David MCMENAMIN (Vic) 1.93m
1969-70    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.14m Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 2.08m Ian MOSS (Vic) 2.05m
1970-71    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.10m Tony SNEAZWELL (Vic) 2.10m Bryan BURGESS (Vic) 1.98m
John HUNTER (Vic) 1.98m
1971-72    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.13m Bryan BURGESS (Vic) 2.11m Peter WRIGHT (NSW) 2.03m
1972-73    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.11m Peter WRIGHT (NSW) 2.06m Bryan BURGESS (Vic) 2.03m
1973-74    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.13m Gordon WINDEYER (NSW) 2.13m Colin DONALD (Vic) 2.03m
1974-75    Lawrie PECKHAM (Vic) 2.10m Gordon WINDEYER (NSW) 2.10m Larry SAYERS (NSW) 2.05m
1975-76    Gordon WINDEYER (NSW) 2.18m Larry SAYERS (NSW) 2.15m John KNIGHT (Vic) 2.05m
1976-77    Gordon WINDEYER (NSW) 2.05m John HUNTER (Vic) 2.05m Ian MOSS (Vic) 2.05m
1977-78    Gordon WINDEYER (NSW) 2.20m John HUNTER (Vic) 2.05m Alan POWRIE (NSW) 2.05m
1978-79    Michael DICK (ACT) 2.14m Mark BARRATT (SA) 2.11m John KNIGHT (Vic) 2.11m
1979-80    David MORROW (NSW) 2.05m Mark BARRATT (SA) 2.05m Ken BRAY (NSW) 2.05m
1980-81    David HOYLE (Vic) 2.18m David MORROW (NSW) 2.09m Michael FRANZ (USA) 2.09m
(4) Brendan CALDWELL (SA) 2.09m
1981-82    Larry SAYERS (NSW) 2.13m John ATKINSON (Qld) 2.10m Mark BARRATT (SA) 2.05m
1982-83    Mark BARRATT (SA) 2.13m Roger TE PUNI (NZL) 2.13m
(3) Jeff PARKER (NSW) 2.10m

(4) Angus WADDELL (Qld) 2.10m
1983-84    John ATKINSON (Qld) 2.28m John KNIGHT (Vic) 2.17m Roger TE PUNI (NZL) 2.14m
(4) Mark LANE (Qld) 2.11m
1984-85    Mike ALLEN (WA) 2.16m John KNIGHT (Vic) 2.08m
Mark BARRATT (SA) 2.08m
1985-86    Lee BALKIN (USA) 2.25m
(2) Ian RUTLEDGE (Qld) 2.16m

(3) John ATKINSON (Qld) 2.13m

(5) Mike ALLEN (WA) 2.13m
(5) Michael HAWKEY (Vic) 2.13m
1986-87    Marc HOWARD (Vic) 2.16m Roger TE PUNI (NZL) 2.16m
(4) Phil HENDERSON (Vic) 2.13m
Kirk MCNEELY (NZL) 2.16m
(6) Desmond BRAITHWAITE (Vic) 2.10m
1987-88    David ANDERSON (WA) 2.26m Marc HOWARD (Vic) 2.26m Warren LEFEBVRE (NSW) 2.11m
1988-89    Ian GARRETT (NSW) 2.22m David ANDERSON (WA) 2.22m Marc HOWARD (Vic) 2.18m
Phil HENDERSON (Vic) 2.18m
1989-90    David ANDERSON (WA) 2.26m Andrew DAVIS (SA) 2.20m Tim FORSYTH (Vic) 2.15m
1990-91    Tim FORSYTH (Vic) 2.30m Ian GARRETT (NSW) 2.22m David HAY (Vic) 2.19m
David ANDERSON (WA) 2.19m
1991-92    Tim FORSYTH (Vic) 2.33m David ANDERSON (WA) 2.31m Lochsley THOMSON (NSW) 2.31m
1992-93    Tim FORSYTH (Vic) 2.28m Lochsley THOMSON (NSW) 2.24m Jagan HAMES (SA) 2.20m
David ANDERSON (WA) 2.20m
1993-94    Tim FORSYTH (Vic) 2.33m Jagan HAMES (SA) 2.30m Lochsley THOMSON (NSW) 2.27m
1994-95    Ian GARRETT (NSW) 2.21m Chris ANDERSON (WA) 2.18m David FRAZER (Vic) 2.18m
1995-96    Chris ANDERSON (WA) 2.27m Tim FORSYTH (Vic) 2.23m Yoshiteru KAIHOKO (JPN) 2.19m
(4) Ian GARRETT (NSW) 2.15m
1996-97    Tim FORSYTH (Vic) 2.36m Jagan HAMES (SA) 2.18m
Glen HOWARD (NZL) 2.18m

(4) Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.18m
1997-98    Tim FORSYTH (Vic) 2.32m Glenn MORANTE (NSW) 2.10m
Jin-Taek LEE (KOR) 2.10m

(4) Chris HOGAN (Tas) 2.10m
1998-99    Ron GARLETT (SA) 2.18m Chris ANDERSON (WA) 2.14m Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.14m
1999-00    Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.22m Konstantine MATUSEVITCH (ISR) 2.22m
(3) Ron GARLETT (SA) 2.18m

(5) Glenn MORANTE (NSW) 2.10m
2000-01    Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.22m Mark TAYLOR (NSW) 2.14m Keith ELLIOTT (NSW) 2.14m
2001-02    Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.22m Joshua LODGE (NSW) 2.22m Jarrod POZZI (WA) 2.18m
2002-03    Joshua LODGE (NSW) 2.21m Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.11m Phillip NELSON (WA) 2.11m
2003-04    Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.18m Joshua LODGE (NSW) 2.18m Jarrod POZZI (WA) 2.18m
2004-05    Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.20m Dan O'CONNELL (Qld) 2.12m Kane BRIGG (Qld) 2.09m
2005-06    Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.21m Kane BRIGG (Qld) 2.17m Mark TAYLOR (NSW) 2.14m
2006-07    Liam ZAMEL-PAEZ (Qld) 2.21m Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.18m Kane BRIGG (Qld) 2.15m
2007-08    Cal PEARCE (Qld) 2.22m Liam ZAMEL-PAEZ (Qld) 2.19m Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.19m
2008-09    Liam ZAMEL-PAEZ (Qld) 2.23m Chris ARMET (Vic) 2.20m Naoyuki DAIGO (JPN) 2.20m
(5) Thomas BRENNAN (WA) 2.11m
2009-10    Liam ZAMEL-PAEZ (Qld) 2.22m Josh HALL (Qld) 2.22m Hikaru TSUCHIYA (JPN) 2.19m
(4) Chris ARMET (Vic) 2.15m
2010-11    Chris ARMET (Vic) 2.16m Joshua LODGE (NSW) 2.12m Brandon STARC (NSW) 2.08m
2011-12    Nick MORONEY (NSW) 2.15m Thomas BRENNAN (WA) 2.10m Chris ARMET (Vic) 2.10m
2012-13    Brandon STARC (NSW) 2.28m Liam ZAMEL-PAEZ (Qld) 2.25m Hiromi TAKAHARI (JPN) 2.22m
(4) Nik BOJIC (Qld) 2.22m
2013-14    Nik BOJIC (Qld) 2.23m Brandon STARC (NSW) 2.20m Hiromi TAKAHARI (JPN) 2.16m
(4) Joel BADEN (Vic) 2.16m
2014-15    Brandon STARC (NSW) 2.28m Liam ZAMEL-PAEZ (Qld) 2.20m Thomas BRENNAN (WA) 2.15m
2015-16    Nauraj Singh RANDHAWA (MAS) 2.21m
(2) Thomas BRENNAN (WA) 2.17m
Takahari HIROMI (JPN) 2.17m
(4) Joel BADEN (Vic) 2.17m

(5) Nik BOJIC (Qld) 2.13m
2015-16    Nauraj Singh RANDHAWA (MAS) 2.21m
(2) Thomas BRENNAN (WA) 2.17m

Takahari HIROMI (JPN) 2.17m
(4) Joel BADEN (Vic) 2.17m

(5) Nik BOJIC (Qld) 2.13m
2016-17    Hup Wei LEE (MAS) 2.24m
(3) Joel BADEN (Vic) 2.18m
Nauraj Singh RANDHAWA (MAS) 2.21m
(4) Nik BOJIC (Qld) 2.18m

(5) John DODDS (Qld) 2.15m

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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