Australian Aths History

Australian Open Track & Field Championships

Shot Put - Men


Year   First    Second    Third
1893-94    Tim O'CONNOR (NZL) 38'4¾"(11.70m)
(2) Albert THURGOOD (Vic) 35'4¾"(10.79m)
W MOIR (NZL) 34'1¼"(10.39m)
1895-96    W RHODES (NZL) 34'11"(10.64m) Charles LOUISSON (NZL) 34'4"(10.465m)
1897-98    Patrick ENGLISH (NSW) 37'9"(11.50m) J TAYLOR (NSW) 35'11"(10.94m) David BEVAN (Vic) 35'6"(10.82m)
1899-00    George HAWKES (Qld) 43'2"(13.15m) Bill O'REILLY (NSW) 41'1"(12.52m) W MADILL (NZL) 39'8½"(12.10m)
1901-02    Bill O'REILLY (NSW) 41'0"(12.49m)
1903-04    Bill O'REILLY (NSW) 39'2¾"(11.95m) William ROUSE (Vic) 37'7½"(11.46m) Leo MURPHY (Vic) 34'2¼"(10.42m)
1905-06    Bill O'REILLY (NSW) 40'10"(12.44m) William ROUSE (Vic) 39'8½"(12.10m) Pat CAREW (NSW) 39'0"(11.88m)
1907-08    Bill O'REILLY (NSW) 38'10"(11.83m) Jack KEARNEY (Qld) 35'1"(10.69m) Tom MAHER (Qld) 34'9"(10.59m)
1909-10    Bill O'REILLY (NSW) 39'5"(12.01m) Francis MORGAN (NSW) 37'9"(11.50m) Dan MCGRATH (Qld) 37'0½"(11.29m)
1911-12    Dan MCGRATH (Qld) 38'5"(11.71m) A REED (NZL) (11.57m)
(3) Denis LANE (NSW) (11.02m)
1913-14    E CAUGHEY (USA) 43'5½"(13.24m)
(2) Dan MCGRATH (Qld) 40'6"(12.34m)

(3) Bill O'REILLY (NSW) (11.76m)

(4) Carl FERGUSON (NSW) (10.97m)
1919-20    Patrick MUNRO (NZL) 43'4"(13.20m)
(2) Kaarlo NAUKLER (NSW) 37'0½"(11.29m)

(3) Leslie EDMUNDS (Vic) 35'11½"(10.96m)

(4) Carl FERGUSON (NSW) 32'2½"(9.82m)
1921-22    Leslie ROUSE (Vic) 38'2"(11.63m) Patrick MUNRO (NZL) 37'4"(11.39m) Geoff BUTLER (Vic) 36'3¼"(11.05m)
1923-24    Patrick MUNRO (NZL) 45'5"(13.84m)
(2) William PAYNE (NSW) 39'6½"(12.05m)

(3) Tom DODDS (Vic) 35'8"(10.87m)
1925-26    Alex MCINTOSH (Vic) 42'8"(13.00m) George LEWIS (Qld) (12.69m) Eino KESKINEN (Qld) (9.95m)
1927-28    Patrick MUNRO (NZL) 43'10½"(13.37m)
(2) Alex MCINTOSH (Vic) 41'3"(12.57m)

(4) Eino KESKINEN (Qld) 37'7¼"(11.46m)
David BROWN (NZL) 37'11"(11.55m)
1929-30    Alex MCINTOSH (Vic) 42'11¾"(13.10m) George BRONDER (Vic) 42'9½"(13.04m) George LEWIS (Qld) 40'11¾"(12.49m)
1931-32    Alex MCINTOSH (Vic) 42'6¾"(12.97m) George BRONDER (Vic) 42'6½"(12.96m) William PLUMMER (NSW) 42'5"(12.93m)
1933-34    William MACKENZIE (NSW) 42'4¼"(12.91m) Albert BRUGGEMAN (SA) 41'2¼"(12.56m) George BRONDER (Vic) 41'0"(12.50m)
1935-36    Harry WILSON (Vic) 43'1¾"(13.15m) William MACKENZIE (NSW) 42'7¾"(13.00m) Francis DREW (WA) 42'3½"(12.89m)
1937-38    William MACKENZIE (NSW) 45'5½"(13.85m) William PLUMMER (NSW) 43'5½"(13.24m) Francis DREW (WA) 40'5½"(12.33m)
1946-47    Arch HOWIE (NSW) 42'4¾"(12.92m) Brian MANUEL (Vic) 42'4¼"(12.91m) Jack METCALFE (NSW) 40'0"(12.18m)
1947-48    Trevor EVANS (Vic) 46'0"(14.02m) Donald MCNIVEN (Qld) 44'1½"(13.45m) Fred EGGLETON (NSW) 43'3"(13.19m)
1948-49    Trevor EVANS (Vic) 45'3"(13.79m) John BUTTERS (NSW) 44'7"(13.59m) Peter MULLINS (NSW) 43'8"(13.30m)
1949-50    Peter MULLINS (NSW) 44'0"(13.41m) Trevor EVANS (Vic) 42'11"(13.08m) Brian MANUEL (Vic) 42'0"(12.80m)
1950-51    Trevor EVANS (Vic) 44'1"(13.43m) Peter HANLIN (NSW) Keith ALLEN (WA) 35'8¾"(10.76m)
1951-52    Peter HANLIN (NSW) 46'0¼"(14.03m) Reginald CARR (Vic) 43'3½"(13.20m) Donald MCNIVEN (Qld) 41'1¼"(12.53m)
1952-53    Peter HANLIN (NSW) 46'9¼"(14.26m) Barry DONATH (Vic) 42'11½"(13.09m) Reginald CARR (Vic) 42'0"(12.80m)
1953-54    Peter HANLIN (NSW) 48'5½"(14.77m) Barry DONATH (Vic) 48'3½"(14.72m) Vesmonis BALODIS (Vic) 45'3½"(13.80m)
1954-55    Peter HANLIN (NSW) 47'5¾"(14.47m) Barry DONATH (Vic) 44'5¼"(13.54m) Vesmonis BALODIS (Vic) 43'7¾"(13.30m)
1955-56    Peter HANLIN (NSW) 50'11¾"(15.54m) Barry DONATH (Vic) 50'4½"(15.35m) Vesmonis BALODIS (Vic) 44'11¾"(13.71m)
1956-57    Peter HANLIN (NSW) 51'2½"(15.61m) Barry DONATH (Vic) 50'5½"(15.38m) Vesmonis BALODIS (Vic) 48'5"(14.76m)
1957-58    Peter HANLIN (NSW) 50'5¼"(15.37m) Vesmonis BALODIS (Vic) 49'11"(15.21m) Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 46'11½"(14.31m)
1958-59    James PENFOLD (NSW) 50'5¼"(15.37m) Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 50'1¼"(15.27m) Vesmonis BALODIS (Vic) 48'9¼"(14.86m)
1959-60    Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 53'7½"(16.34m) James PENFOLD (NSW) 52'1"(15.87m) Vesmonis BALODIS (Vic) 49'0¼"(14.94m)
1960-61    Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 51'9¼"(15.78m) Kenneth MOTTRAM (NSW) 47'8"(14.53m) Merv KEMP (SA) 47'2¾"(14.40m)
1961-62    Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 55'2¾"(16.83m) Merv KEMP (SA) 50'8½"(15.46m) Warren RYAN (NSW) 50'7½"(15.43m)
1962-63    Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 54'2½"(16.52m) Peter MISKOV (Vic) 52'8"(16.05m) Merv KEMP (SA) 49'6"(15.09m)
1963-64    Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 55'8"(16.97m) Merv KEMP (SA) 50'11¾"(15.54m) Len CHINNERY (NSW) 50'6¾"(15.41m)
1964-65    Merv KEMP (SA) 52'9"(16.08m) Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 51'11½"(15.83m) Robert VILLANI (Vic) 44'0"(13.41m)
1965-66    Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 16.92m Len CHINNERY (NSW) 15.55m Merv KEMP (SA) 15.35m
1966-67    Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 17.07m Walter GROB (Vic) 15.87m Merv KEMP (SA) 15.43m
1967-68    Jay SILVESTER (USA) 19.13m
(3) Peter PHILLIPS (Qld) 15.72m
Leslie MILLS (NZL) 18.65m
(4) Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 15.69m

(5) Walter GROB (Vic) 15.62m
1968-69    Ray RIGBY (Vic) 16.34m Warwick SELVEY (NSW) 15.94m Len VLAHOV (WA) 15.43m
1969-70    Peter PHILLIPS (Qld) 16.78m Merv KEMP (SA) 16.66m Ray RIGBY (Vic) 15.89m
1970-71    Peter PHILLIPS (Qld) 17.08m Ray RIGBY (Vic) 15.83m Alex BROWN (WA) 15.66m
1971-72    Ray RIGBY (Vic) 17.34m Alex BROWN (WA) 17.18m Peter PHILLIPS (Qld) 16.82m
1972-73    Ray RIGBY (Vic) 17.53m Alex BROWN (WA) 16.90m Mike BARRY (Qld) 16.30m
1973-74    Mike BARRY (Qld) 17.39m Alex BROWN (WA) 16.10m Wayne MARTIN (NSW) 14.88m
1974-75    Merv KEMP (SA) 15.40m Zenon GRZES (Qld) 14.84m Wayne MARTIN (NSW) 14.57m
1975-76    Alex BROWN (WA) 16.18m Merv KEMP (SA) 15.84m Keith FALLE (NZL) 15.72m
(4) Ian MOWATT (Qld) 15.32m
1976-77    Peter TAYLOR (NSW) 16.24m Merv KEMP (SA) 16.15m Ian MOWATT (Qld) 15.84m
1977-78    Wayne MARTIN (NSW) 16.38m Matthew BARBER (WA) 16.00m Alex BROWN (WA) 15.89m
1978-79    Ray RIGBY (Vic) 17.26m Alex BROWN (WA) 15.99m Matthew BARBER (WA) 15.85m
1979-80    Matthew BARBER (WA) 17.51m Richard BROWN (WA) 16.78m Ray RIGBY (Vic) 16.60m
1980-81    Phil NETTLE (SA) 17.56m Ray RIGBY (Vic) 17.33m Matthew BARBER (WA) 17.26m
1981-82    Matthew BARBER (WA) 17.93m Ray RIGBY (Vic) 17.81m Richard BROWN (WA) 16.35m
1982-83    Ray RIGBY (Vic) 17.85m Matthew BARBER (WA) 17.15m Phil NETTLE (SA) 16.93m
1983-84    Ray RIGBY (Vic) 17.92m Phil NETTLE (SA) 17.71m Stuart GYNGELL (NSW) 16.80m
1984-85    Stuart GYNGELL (NSW) 18.45m Matthew BARBER (WA) 16.92m Greg SEDGWICK (Qld) 16.56m
1985-86    Stuart GYNGELL (NSW) 18.52m John MINNS (Vic) 17.85m Joe QUIGLEY (Vic) 17.33m
1986-87    John MINNS (Vic) 18.64m John MCNAMARA (Qld) 17.65m Joe QUIGLEY (Vic) 17.39m
1987-88    John MINNS (Vic) 18.91m Joe QUIGLEY (Vic) 16.86m Craig WATSON (Tas) 16.04m
1988-89    John MINNS (Vic) 18.65m Werner REITERER (Vic) 17.13m Joe QUIGLEY (Vic) 16.85m
1989-90    Craig WATSON (Tas) 17.20m Werner REITERER (Vic) 17.14m John MCNAMARA (Qld) 16.33m
1990-91    Werner REITERER (Vic) 17.52m Craig WATSON (Tas) 17.10m John HANCY (WA) 16.95m
1991-92    Craig WATSON (Tas) 17.22m John HANCY (WA) 16.93m Peter LONSDALE (Qld) 16.83m
1992-93    John MINNS (Vic) 18.22m John MCNAMARA (Qld) 17.15m Jason IMPEY (NSW) 16.01m
1993-94    John MINNS (Vic) 18.30m Jason IMPEY (NSW) 17.66m John MCNAMARA (Qld) 17.65m
1994-95    John MINNS (Vic) 17.39m John MCNAMARA (Qld) 16.65m Jakob VUJCIC (NSW) 16.46m
1995-96    Pavol PANKUCH (SVK) 17.95m
(2) Clay CROSS (NSW) 17.53m

(3) John GORDDARD (WA) 17.50m

(4) John MCNAMARA (Qld) 16.87m
1996-97    Clay CROSS (NSW) 18.16m Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 18.00m Chris GAVIGLIO (Qld) 17.18m
1997-98    Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 18.73m Clay CROSS (NSW) 18.01m Aaron NEIGHBOUR (Vic) 17.43m
1998-99    Clay CROSS (NSW) 18.89m Aaron NEIGHBOUR (Vic) 18.26m Rhys JONES (Qld) 16.81m
1999-00    Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 19.24m Clay CROSS (NSW) 18.33m John MINNS (Vic) 17.61m
2000-01    Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 18.48m Scott MARTIN (Vic) 17.76m Aaron NEIGHBOUR (Vic) 17.65m
2001-02    Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 19.22m Clay CROSS (NSW) 18.96m Rhys JONES (Qld) 18.02m
2002-03    Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 20.96m Clay CROSS (NSW) 19.00m Scott MARTIN (Vic) 18.72m
2003-04    Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 20.72m Scott MARTIN (Vic) 19.53m Rhys JONES (Qld) 19.16m
2004-05    Clay CROSS (NSW) 18.78m Scott MARTIN (Vic) 18.65m Rhys JONES (Qld) 18.43m
2005-06    Scott MARTIN (Vic) 19.64m Clay CROSS (NSW) 18.77m Chris GAVIGLIO (Qld) 18.55m
2006-07    Christian CANTWELL (USA) 19.92m
(2) Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 18.55m

(3) Clay CROSS (NSW) 18.21m

(5) Stuart GYNGELL (NSW) 17.40m
2007-08    Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 20.21m Scott MARTIN (Vic) 20.19m Chris GAVIGLIO (Qld) 18.92m
2008-09    Justin ANLEZARK (Qld) 20.03m Dale STEVENSON (Vic) 17.59m Stuart GYNGELL (NSW) 17.29m
2009-10    Scott MARTIN (Vic) 19.83m Dale STEVENSON (Vic) 19.67m Chris GAVIGLIO (Qld) 18.80m
2010-11    Dale STEVENSON (Vic) 19.24m Tom WALSH (NZL) 17.58m
(3) Stuart GYNGELL (NSW) 17.11m

(4) Damien BIRKINHEAD (Vic) 16.51m
2011-12    Emanuele FUAMATU (NSW) 18.62m Damien BIRKINHEAD (Vic) 18.14m Chris GAVIGLIO (Qld) 17.56m
2012-13    Damien BIRKINHEAD (Vic) 19.27m Matthew COWIE (WA) 17.11m Adi Alifuddin HUSSIN (MAS) 16.48m
(4) Courtney HEINZE (WA) 16.23m
2013-14    Damien BIRKINHEAD (Vic) 19.04m Dale STEVENSON (Vic) 17.93m Chris GAVIGLIO (Qld) 17.30m
2014-15    Jacko GILL (NZL) 20.75m
(2) Damien BIRKINHEAD (Vic) 19.04m

(3) Matthew COWIE (WA) 16.59m

(4) Todd HODGETTS (Tas) 15.74m
2015-16    Matthew COWIE (WA) 16.98m Todd HODGETTS (Tas) 15.92m Shane CARSTAIRS (NSW) 15.40m
2016-17    Damien BIRKINHEAD (Vic) 19.80m Aiden HARVEY (NSW) 17.16m Matthew COWIE (WA) 17.11m

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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