Australian Aths History

Australian Open Track & Field Championships

Pole Vault - Men


Year   First    Second    Third
1893-94    J GLEESON (Vic) 9'10½"(3.01m) E GILCHRIST (Vic) 9'6"(2.895m) Oscar LEMPRIERE (Vic) 9'0"(2.745m)
1895-96    H KINGSLEY (NZL) 9'6"(2.895m)
(2) J GORMLEY (NSW) 9'1"(2.77m)

(3) James DOYLE (Vic) 8'7"(2.61m)
1897-98    Hori ERUERA (NZL) 10'6"(3.20m)
(2) J MCRAE (Vic) 9'6"(2.89m)
1899-00    James TE PAA (NZL) 10'11¾"(3.34m)
(2) Angus GREENFIELD (Vic) 10'0"(3.04m)

(3) F KINGSTON (Qld) 9'0"(2.74m)

(4) F GODBOLD (Qld) 8'6"(2.59m)
1901-02    Charles LAURIE (NZL) 10'0"(3.05m)
1903-04    Charles LAURIE (NZL) 10'3"(3.12m)
(2) W HARRINGTON (Vic) 10'1"(3.07m)

(3) Leslie MCPHERSON (Vic) 9'5"(2.87m)

(4) Roy PIPER (Vic) 9'1"(2.77m)
1905-06    R ADAMS (NSW) 9'4"(2.84m) J MOLLOY (Qld) 9'2"(2.79m)
1907-08    Len MCKAY (NZL) 11'1¼"(3.38m)
(2) Tim FRAWLEY (Qld) 11'0"(3.35m)

(3) Leo WALKER (Vic) 10'3"(3.12m)

(4) Tom MAHER (Qld) 9'3"(2.82m)
1909-10    Leo WALKER (Vic) 10'3"(3.12m)
Len MCKAY (NZL) 10'3"(3.12m)

(3) M MOLLOY (Qld) 10'0"(3.04m)
1909-10    Len MCKAY (NZL) 10'3"(3.12m)
(3) Tim FRAWLEY (Qld) 10'0"(3.04m)
(3) M MOLLOY (Qld) 10'0"(3.04m)
1911-12    Jack BRAKE (Vic) 10'9"(3.27m) Len MCKAY (NZL) (3.20m) Leo WALKER (Vic) (3.12m)
1913-14    Richard TEMPLETON (USA) 11'0"(3.35m)
Jack BRAKE (Vic) 11'0"(3.35m)

(3) M MOLLOY (Qld) 10'0" (3.05m)

(4) J. MIRIAMS (Vic) 9'0" (2.745m)
1913-14    Jack BRAKE (Vic) 11'0"(3.35m)
(3) M MOLLOY (Qld) 10'0" (3.05m)



(4) Carl FERGUSON (NSW) 9'0" (2.745m)
1919-20    George HARVEY (NZL) 10'9"(3.27m)
(2) G GORMAN (NSW) 10'8"(3.25m)

(3) Roy HARBISON (NSW) 10'3"(3.12m)
1921-22    Roy HARBISON (NSW) 10'6"(3.20m) Buz SUTHERLAND (NZL) 10'3" (3.12m)
(3) Ernest HARBISON (SA) 10'0"(3.04m)
1923-24    Roy HARBISON (NSW) 10'6"(3.20m) George HARVEY (NZL) 10'0"(3.04m) Nick WINTER (NSW) 10'0"(3.04m)
1925-26    Norman SHADDOCK (NSW) 10'9½"(3.29m) Max KROGER (Vic) (3.21m) Eino KESKINEN (Qld) (3.05m)
1927-28    Eino KESKINEN (Qld) 11'0¾"(3.37m) John BATSTONE (NZL) 10'9"(3.27m) Buz SUTHERLAND (NZL) 10'6"(3.20m)
1929-30    Gordon HARPER (Vic) 11'0 7/8"(3.37m) Fred WOODHOUSE (Vic) 10'9¼"(3.28m) Ted WINTER (NSW) 10'5"(3.17m)
Eldred DREVESON (Qld) 10'5"(3.17m)
1931-32    Fred WOODHOUSE (Vic) 12'0¼"(3.66m) Gordon HARPER (Vic) 11'8"(3.55m) Ted WINTER (NSW) 11'8"(3.55m)
1933-34    Fred WOODHOUSE (Vic) 12'6 7/8"(3.83m) Gordon HARPER (Vic) 12'0"(3.65m) Eldred DREVESON (Qld) 11'3"(3.43m)
1935-36    Fred WOODHOUSE (Vic) 12'8½"(3.87m) Bill CARTWRIGHT (NSW) 12'3"(3.73m)
1937-38    Les FLETCHER (NSW) 12'6"(3.81m) Ted WINTER (NSW) 12'6"(3.81m) Bill CARTWRIGHT (NSW) 12'3"(3.73m)
1946-47    Ted WINTER (NSW) 11'9¾"(3.60m) Peter MULLINS (NSW) 11'4"(3.45m) Peter HARBISON (SA) 11'4"(3.45m)
1947-48    Ted WINTER (NSW) 12'5"(3.78m) Clifford OATES (NSW) 12'0"(3.65m) Peter DENTON (NSW) 11'6"(3.50m)
1948-49    Peter DENTON (NSW) 12'0"(3.65m) Peter HARBISON (SA) 11'6"(3.50m) Clifford OATES (NSW) 11'6"(3.50m)
Talbot SMITH (WA) 11'6"(3.50m)
1949-50    Peter DENTON (NSW) 12'1"(3.68m) Talbot SMITH (WA) 12'1"93.68m) Bruce PEEVER (Qld) 11'10"(3.60m)
1950-51    Bruce PEEVER (Qld) 12'7"(3.83m) Peter DENTON (NSW) 12'5"(3.78m) Talbot SMITH (WA) 11'10"(3.60m)
1951-52    Peter DENTON (NSW) 11'6"(3.51m) Peter HARBISON (SA) 11'6"(3.51m) Alan BOWDEN (NSW) 11'0"(3.35m)
1952-53    Peter DENTON (NSW) 12'6"(3.81m) Peter HARBISON (SA) 12'3"(3.73m) Cecil WRIGHT (Vic) 11'6"(3.50m)
1953-54    Bruce PEEVER (Qld) 13'0"(3.96m) Peter DENTON (NSW) 12'6"(3.81m) Peter HARBISON (SA) 12'6"(3.81m)
1954-55    Bruce PEEVER (Qld) 13'4"(4.06m) Peter HARBISON (SA) 12'6"(3.81m) Cecil WRIGHT (Vic) 12'6"(3.81m)
1955-56    Bruce PEEVER (Qld) 12'4"(3.76m) Max GEE (Vic) 12'4"(3.76m) Ronald JACKSON (NSW) 12'0"(3.66m)
1956-57    Max GEE (Vic) 13'3"(4.04m) Peter DENTON (NSW) 12'10"(3.91m) Cecil WRIGHT (Vic) 12'4"(3.76m)
1957-58    Bruce PEEVER (Qld) 13'3"(4.04m) Max GEE (Vic) 13'0"(3.96m) Peter DENTON (NSW) 12'0"(3.66m)
1958-59    John PFITZNER (SA) 13'3"(4.04m) Ross FILSHIE (Vic) 13'0"(3.96m) John LITTLE (NSW) 12'6"(3.81m)
1959-60    Ross FILSHIE (Vic) 13'6"(4.11m) John PFITZNER (SA) 13'4"(4.06m) Alan WRIGHT (Vic) 13'0"(3.96m)
1960-61    John PFITZNER (SA) 13'10"(4.22m) Ross FILSHIE (Vic) 13'8"(4.16m) Glen GOWER (SA) 12'6"(3.81m)
1961-62    Ross FILSHIE (Vic) 14'4"(4.37m) John PFITZNER (SA) 14'0"(4.27m) Glen GOWER (SA) 13'0"(3.96m)
1962-63    Trevor BICKLE (WA) 14'6"(4.39m) Ross FILSHIE (Vic) 14'0"(4.27m) John PFITZNER (SA) 14'0"(4.27m)
1963-64    Ross FILSHIE (Vic) 15'0"(4.57m) Trevor BICKLE (WA) 14'0"(4.27m) John MARTIENSEN (Vic) 13'0"(3.96m)
1964-65    Ross FILSHIE (Vic) 13'6"(4.11m) David MCKAY (Vic) 13'0"(3.96m) John O'NEILL (Vic) 13'0"(3.96m)
1965-66    Trevor BICKLE (WA) 4.42m Ross FILSHIE (Vic) 4.27m Ian GOODWIN (WA) 3.81m
1966-67    Trevor BICKLE (WA) 4.65m Nick BIRKS (SA) 4.00m Ed JOHNSON (Vic) 4.00m
1967-68    Mike SULLIVAN (Vic) 4.72m Ed JOHNSON (Vic) 4.42m Ray BOYD (Vic) 4.26m
1968-69    Ed JOHNSON (Vic) 4.27m Ray BOYD (Vic) 3.96m Roy BEAL (Vic) 3.96m
1969-70    Ray BOYD (Vic) 4.90m Ed JOHNSON (Vic) 4.80m David STORER (SA) 4.05m
1970-71    Ed JOHNSON (Vic) 4.72m Ray BOYD (Vic) 4.57m David HARGREAVES (NSW) 3.96m
1971-72    Ray BOYD (Vic) 5.03m Sam CARUTHERS (USA) 4.87m
(3) Andrew STEWART (Vic) 4.27m
1972-73    Ray BOYD (Vic) 4.57m Dragan ARAPOVIC (NSW) 4.14m Steve DUNN (NSW) 3.96m
1973-74    Ray BOYD (Vic) 5.00m Andrew STEWART (Vic) 4.55m Robert HUDDLE (Vic) 4.25m
1974-75    Ray BOYD (Vic) 4.75m Andrew STEWART (Vic) 4.60m Robert HUDDLE (Vic) 3.80m
1975-76    Ray BOYD (Vic) 5.00m Robert HUDDLE (Vic) 4.65m Jim ENGLISH (Vic) 4.25m
1976-77    Robert HUDDLE (Vic) 4.80m Andrew STEWART (Vic) 4.80m Steve DUNN (NSW) 4.15m
1977-78    Ray BOYD (Vic) 5.05m Robert HUDDLE (Vic) 4.70m Kym SIMONS (SA) 4.15m
1978-79    Ray BOYD (Vic) 5.20m Andrew STEWART (Vic) 4.45m Kym SIMONS (SA) 4.15m
1979-80    Ray BOYD (Vic) 5.15m Andrew STEWART (Vic) 4.75m Terry HAND (Vic) 4.60m
1980-81    Ray BOYD (Vic) 5.10m Andrew STEWART (Vic) 4.90m Robert HUDDLE (Vic) 4.90m
1981-82    Ray BOYD (Vic) 5.00m Robert HUDDLE (Vic) 4.80m Brett RANDALL (Vic) 4.65m
1982-83    Ray BOYD (Vic) 4.90m Robert CHISHOLM (Vic) 4.90m Andrew STEWART (Vic) 4.65m
1983-84    Robert CHISHOLM (Vic) 4.90m Neil HONEY (Vic) 4.80m Kym SIMONS (SA) 4.80m
1984-85    Neil HONEY (Vic) 5.20m Robert HUDDLE (Vic) 4.80m Bruce BARBOUR (Qld) 4.70m
1985-86    Larry JESSEE (USA) 5.25m
(2) Neil HONEY (Vic) 5.15m

(3) Simon ARKELL (SA) 4.90m

(4) Steve WILSON (SA) 4.90m
1986-87    Neil HONEY (Vic) 5.25m Justin THOMAS (SA) 4.80m Steve WILSON (SA) 4.65m
1987-88    Neil HONEY (Vic) 5.15m Tim FOSTER (SA) 5.15m Adam STEINHARDT (SA) 5.15m
1988-89    Simon ARKELL (SA) 5.20m Tim FOSTER (SA) 5.00m Neil HONEY (Vic) 4.80m
1989-90    Tim FOSTER (SA) 5.15m Neil HONEY (Vic) 5.05m John MATTINSON (SA) 4.95m
1990-91    Simon ARKELL (SA) 5.55m Roman BOCHARNIKOV (URS) 5.30m
(3) Tim FOSTER (SA) 5.20m

(4) James MILLER (WA) 5.00m
(4) Mark JEFFREY (WA) 5.00m
1991-92    Simon ARKELL (SA) 5.55m Paul GIBBONS (NZL) 5.40m
(3) Tim FOSTER (SA) 5.30m

(6) Adam STEINHARDT (SA) 5.10m
1992-93    James MILLER (WA) 5.45m Simon ARKELL (SA) 5:45m Tosiyuki HASIOKA (JPN) 5.35m
(4) Greg HALLIDAY (SA) 5.25m
1993-94    James MILLER (WA) 5.45m
Scott HUFFMAN (USA) 5.45m

(3) Adam STEINHARDT (SA) 5.35m

(5) Robert HILL (Vic) 5.25m
1994-95    James MILLER (WA) 5.60m Simon ARKELL (SA) 5.50m Adam STEINHARDT (SA) 5.30m
1995-96    James MILLER (WA) 5.70m Simon ARKELL (SA) 5.40m Brett STYLES (WA) 5.40m
1996-97    James MILLER (WA) 5.30m Paul GIBBONS (NZL) 5.20m
(3) Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.00m

(4) Steven LEVITZKE (WA) 5.00m
1997-98    Dmitri MARKOV (SA) 5.50m James MILLER (WA) 5.50m Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.40m
1998-99    Viktor CHISTIAKOV (SA) 5.40m Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.30m David CARDONE (SA) 5.10m
1999-00    Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.50m Dmitri MARKOV (SA) 5.50m Danny KRASNOV (ISR) 5.50m
(4) Alex MIROSHNICHENKO (SA) 5.25m
2000-01    Dmitri MARKOV (SA) 5.65m Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.55m Viktor CHISTIAKOV (SA) 5.30m
2001-02    Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.55m Alex MIROSHNICHENKO (SA) 5.15m
Luke VEDELAGO (Qld) 5.15m
2002-03    Dmitri MARKOV (SA) 5.50m Viktor CHISTIAKOV (SA) 5.40m Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.20m
2003-04    Dmitri MARKOV (SA) 5.65m Steven HOOKER (Vic) 5.65m Viktor CHISTIAKOV (SA) 5.55m
2004-05    Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.60m Steven HOOKER (Vic) 5.50m Dmitri MARKOV (SA) 5.50m
2005-06    Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.80m Steven HOOKER (Vic) 5.75m Dmitri MARKOV (SA) 5.70m
2006-07    Brad WALKER (USA) 5.95m
(2) Steven HOOKER (Vic) 5.50m

Toby STEVENSON (USA) 5.50m
(4) Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.35m

(5) Joel POCKLINGTON (Vic) 5.20m
2006-07    Brad WALKER (USA) 5.95m
(2) Steven HOOKER (Vic) 5.50m
Toby STEVENSON (USA) 5.50m
(4) Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.35m



(5) Joel POCKLINGTON (Vic) 5.20m
2006-07    Brad WALKER (USA) 5.95m
(2) Steven HOOKER (Vic) 5.50m
Toby STEVENSON (USA) 5.50m
(4) Paul BURGESS (WA) 5.35m

(5) Joel POCKLINGTON (Vic) 5.20m
2007-08    Steven HOOKER (Vic) 5.55m Matthew BOYD (Qld) 5.35m James FILSHIE (Vic) 5.25m
2008-09    Blake LUCAS (NSW) 5.45m Joel POCKLINGTON (Vic) 5:20m Matthew BOYD (Qld) 4.90m
2009-10    Steven HOOKER (Vic) 5.80m Blake LUCAS (NSW) 5.05m James FILSHIE (Vic) 5.05m
Tim MACDERMOT (SA) 5.05m
2010-11    Sergey KUCHERYANU (RUS) 5.40m
(2) Joel POCKLINGTON (Vic) 5.10m

(3) Stephen CAIN (Vic) 4.95m

(4) Matthew BOYD (Qld) 4.95m
2011-12    Joel POCKLINGTON (Vic) 5.15m James FILSHIE (Vic) 4.90m Max MISHCHENKO (Vic) 4.75m
2012-13    Joel POCKLINGTON (Vic) 5.20m Max MISHCHENKO (Vic) 5.10m Nick SOUTHGATE (NZL) 5.10m
(4) Matthew BOYD (Qld) 5.00m
2013-14    Joel POCKLINGTON (Vic) 5.25m Matthew BOYD (Qld) 5.15m Brodie CROSS (Vic) 5.15m
2014-15    Angus ARMSTRONG (NSW) 5.35m (jump-off) Kurtis MARSCHALL (SA) 5.20m (jump-off) Nick SOUTHGATE (NZL) 5.20m
(5) Matthew BOYD (Qld) 5.00m
2015-16    Kurtis MARSCHALL (SA) 5.55m Nick SOUTHGATE (NZL) 5.47m
(3) Max MISHCHENKO (Vic) 5.23m

(4) Angus ARMSTRONG (NSW) 5.23m
2016-17    Kurtis MARSCHALL (SA) 5.45m Nick SOUTHGATE (NZL) 5.30m
(3) Angus ARMSTRONG (NSW) 5.30m

(4) Stephen CLOUGH (WA) 5.15m

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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