Australian Aths History

Australian Open Track & Field Championships

Javelin Throw - Men


Year   First    Second    Third
1921-22    Alfred REID (NSW) 173'5"(52.87m) Buz SUTHERLAND (NZL) 151'7"(46.20m)
(3) Alfred HUNT (Vic) 145'10"(44.46m)
1923-24    Denis DUIGAN (Vic) 165'11"(50.58m) William PAYNE (NSW) 165'4"(47.34m) Patrick MUNRO (NZL) 145'3"(44.28m)
(4) Nick WINTER (NSW) (44.06m)
1925-26    Stan LAY (NZL) 198'7½"(60.54m)
(2) A SCHMIDT (Qld) (54.65m)

(3) Eino KESKINEN (Qld) (50.11m)
1927-28    Stan LAY (NZL) 218'2¾"(66.51m)
(2) Eino KESKINEN (Qld) 183'2"(55.86m)
Buz SUTHERLAND (NZL) 173'10"(52.98m)
1929-30    George BRONDER (Vic) 181'8"(55.37m) Ron WARD (Qld) 169'8"(51.71m) Nick WINTER (NSW) 151'4"(46.14m)
1931-32    George BRONDER (Vic) 178'2"(54.30m) Jack BOYCE (NSW) 168'3"(51.28m) Ron WARD (Qld) 160'2"(48.81m)
1933-34    Bert SHEILES (NSW) 182'8"(55.68m) George BRONDER (Vic) 167'8"(51.10m) William AYRES (SA) 149'1"(45.44m)
1935-36    Bert SHEILES (NSW) 172'8½"(52.65m) Harry WILSON (Vic) 164'3"(50.06m) L WINGROVE (Tas) 129'11"(39.60m)
1937-38    Jack METCALFE (NSW) 179'11"(54.84m) James BARLOW (Qld) 174'8"(53.24m) Bert SHEILES (NSW) 172'8"(52.64m)
1946-47    Bert SHEILES (NSW) 177'8"(54.17m) Arch HOWIE (NSW) 176'8"(53.83m) Les MCKEAND (NSW) 176'6"(53.80m)
1947-48    Trevor EVANS (Vic) 174'11"(53.32m) Bruce EVANS (NSW) 162'11"(49.66m) Brian MANUEL (Vic) 161'9½"(49.31m)
1948-49    Trevor EVANS (Vic) 178'3"(54.34m) Maxwell GEE (Vic) 174'1"(53.06m) Bruce EVANS (NSW) 171'3"(52.20m)
1949-50    Les MCKEAND (NSW) 194'11"(59.43m) Colin MURRAYLEE (Vic) 174'5"(53.16m) James ACHURCH (Qld) 171'1"(52.16m)
1950-51    Alex HAKELIS (NSW) 204'2"(62.25m) Colin MURRAYLEE (Vic) 196'6"(59.91m) James ACHURCH (Qld) 189'3"(57.68m)
1951-52    Alex HAKELIS (NSW) 197'0½"(60.06m) James ACHURCH (Qld) 172'1"(52.45m) Colin MURRAYLEE (Vic) 168'1½"(51.24m)
1952-53    James ACHURCH (Qld) 199'0½"(60.67m) Alex HAKELIS (NSW) 198'5½"(60.49m) Ian BRUCE (SA) 179'7"(54.74m)
1953-54    James ACHURCH (Qld) 216'4½"(65.95m) Bob GRANT (Vic) 202'8½"(61.79m) Alex HAKELIS (NSW) 178'5"(54.38m)
1954-55    Bob GRANT (Vic) 205'6½"(62.65m) James ACHURCH (Qld) 196'0"(59.74m) Ian BRUCE (SA) 186'2"(56.74m)
1955-56    Bob GRANT (Vic) 192'10"(58.78m) Joseph HART (NSW) 188'0½"(57.31m) James ACHURCH (Qld) 187'5½"(57.14m)
1956-57    Bob GRANT (Vic) 211'7½"(64.50m) Patrick LEANE (Vic) 191'8½"(58.43m) Maisant BENNETT (NSW) 186'9"(56.92m)
1957-58    Nick BIRKS (SA) 235'0½"(71.64m) Villiane LIGA (Qld) 217'5½"(66.28m) Joseph HART (NSW) 207'7"(63.27m)
1958-59    Nick BIRKS (SA) 250'0"(76.20m) Joseph HART (NSW) 213'1"(64.95m) Gregor NICOL (NSW) 203'0½"(61.89m)
1959-60    Nick BIRKS (SA) 231'10½"(70.68m) Alf MITCHELL (NSW) 225'8"(68.78m) Bob LACEY (Vic) 200'5½"(61.10m)
1960-61    Nick BIRKS (SA) 254'10½"(77.69m) Alf MITCHELL (NSW) 249'10"(76.15m) Reg SPIERS (SA) 226'4"(68.99m)
1961-62    Alf MITCHELL (NSW) 249'6"(76.05m) Reg SPIERS (SA) 241'8½"(73.67m) Nick BIRKS (SA) 238'7½"(72.73m)
1962-63    Nick BIRKS (SA) 251'6½"(76.67m) Richard ARNOLD (WA) 229'8"(70.00m) Bob LACEY (Vic) 222'7"(67.84m)
1963-64    Nick BIRKS (SA) 250'0"(76.20m) Alf MITCHELL (NSW) 242'11"(74.04m) Gregor NICOL (NSW) 211'3"(64.40m)
1964-65    Nick BIRKS (SA) 260'11½"(79.54m) Alf MITCHELL (NSW) 249'1¾"(75.93m) Michael MANNION (Vic) 233'3"(71.10m)
1965-66    Nick BIRKS (SA) 74.26m Ronald CARLTON (Vic) 73.08m Peter LAWLER (NSW) 65.10m
1966-67    Reg SPIERS (SA) 73.77m Ronald CARLTON (Vic) 73.69m Nick BIRKS (SA) 70.61m
1967-68    Ronald CARLTON (Vic) 78.66m Nick BIRKS (SA) 75.97m Reg SPIERS (SA) 74.45m
1968-69    Sig KOSCIK (NSW) 72.72m Nick BIRKS (SA) 67.14m Peter LAWLER (NSW) 65.02m
1969-70    Sig KOSCIK (NSW) 77.88m Nick BIRKS (SA) 71.88m Reg SPIERS (SA) 69.76m
1970-71    Peter LAWLER (NSW) 75.41m Nick BIRKS (SA) 74.21m Barry EDINGTON (SA) 62.94m
1971-72    Sig KOSCIK (NSW) 71.46m Neil SANDO (SA) 62.90m Peter LAWLER (NSW) 61.44m
1972-73    Sig KOSCIK (NSW) 75.32m Peter LAWLER (NSW) 70.66m Nick BIRKS (SA) 70.28m
1973-74    Nick BIRKS (SA) 71.20m Manfred ROHKAMPER (Vic) 68.74m Peter LAWLER (NSW) 65.00m
1974-75    Sig KOSCIK (NSW) 72.24m Manfred ROHKAMPER (Vic) 71.14m Reg SPIERS (SA) 70.90m
1975-76    Manfred ROHKAMPER (Vic) 76.28m Lolesio TUITA (W&F Is) 75.34m
(3) Colin CARBIS (Vic) 72.74m

(4) Sig KOSCIK (NSW) 65.34m
1976-77    Reg SPIERS (SA) 73.68m Garry CALVERT (Vic) 67.68m David STANTON (WA) 66.68m
1977-78    Manfred ROHKAMPER (Vic) 74.14m Reg SPIERS (SA) 71.04m Dario MARINI (Vic) 66.16m
1978-79    Garry CALVERT (Vic) 69.96m Manfred ROHKAMPER (Vic) 69.14m Reg SPIERS (SA) 65.66m
1979-80    Manfred ROHKAMPER (Vic) 82.84m Garry CALVERT (Vic) 76.56m Colin CARBIS (Vic) 71.20m
1980-81    Michael O'ROURKE (NZL) 80.76m
(2) Garry CALVERT (Vic) 77.72m

(3) Reg SPIERS (SA) 69.58m

(4) Bruce DENGATE (NSW) 67.64m
1981-82    Garry CALVERT (Vic) 78.42m Bruce DENGATE (NSW) 71.02m Colin CARBIS (Vic) 70.64m
1982-83    David DIXON (SA) 73.14m Russell SPINKS (Vic) 67.66m Peter DOHNT (SA) 67.22m
1983-84    David DIXON (SA) 73.82m John STAPYLTON-SMITH (NZL) 72.98m
(3) Peter DOHNT (SA) 69.66m

(4) James HIGHLAND (WA) 67.68m
1984-85    John STAPYLTON-SMITH (NZL) 82.34m
(2) James HIGHLAND (WA) 73.76m

(3) Peter DOHNT (SA) 68.74m

(5) Rob LETHBRIDGE (Vic) 66.22m
1985-86    Murray KEEN (WA) 76.42m James HIGHLAND (WA) 72.94m Daniel BIRKS (SA) 69.28m
1986-87    Gavin LOVEGROVE (NZL) 78.46m
(2) James HIGHLAND (WA) 73.96m

(3) Murray KEEN (WA) 73.22m

(5) Darren MARX (Vic) 70.76m
1987-88    Ben HODGSON (SA) 68.28m Darren MARX (Vic) 67.90m Daniel BIRKS (SA) 66.78m
1988-89    Gavin LOVEGROVE (NZL) 78.26m
(3) Murray KEEN (WA) 71.06m
John STAPYLTON-SMITH (NZL) 71.24m
(4) Wayne MARTELL (Qld) 68.78m

(5) Ben HODGSON (SA) 67.54m
1989-90    Jean Paul LAKAFIA (FRA) 71.30m
(2) Piero SACHETTA (Vic) 69.98m

(3) James HIGHLAND (WA) 68.86m

(4) Wayne MARTELL (Qld) 68.82m
1990-91    Yki LAINE (FIN) 75.58m
(2) Murray KEEN (WA) 74.30m

(3) Wayne MARTELL (Qld) 73.78m

(4) Nick BATTY (NT) 70.98m
1991-92    Cameron GRAHAM (Vic) 70.14m Murray KEEN (WA) 68.94m Piero SACHETTA (Vic) 68.88m
1992-93    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 78.40m Murray KEEN (WA) 72.32m Cameron GRAHAM (Vic) 69.36m
1993-94    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 78.96m Kota SUZUKI (JPN) 73.66m
(3) Nick BATTY (NT) 71.96m

(5) Adrian HATCHER (Vic) 66.68m
1994-95    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 76.12m Masashi YAMAMOTO (JPN) 74.76m
(3) Shane WYLIE (Qld) 68.54m

(4) Nick BATTY (NT) 67.94m
1995-96    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 79.54m Nick BATTY (NT) 74.86m Adrian HATCHER (Vic) 72.12m
1996-97    Adrian HATCHER (Vic) 80.02m Richard BROCKETT (Qld) 73.82m Nick BATTY (NT) 69.98m
1997-98    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 78.46m Adrian HATCHER (Vic) 76.86m Erin BEVANS (NZL) 76.32m
(4) Nick BATTY (NT) 72.66m
1998-99    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 76.67m Richard BROCKETT (Qld) 72.46m Victor TIPOTIO (FRA) 71.51m
(6) Steven MADEO (Qld) 68.59m
1999-00    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 81.81m Adrian HATCHER (Vic) 80.03m Terry MCHUGH (IRL) 76.13m
(4) Andrew MARTIN (Vic) 74.23m
2000-01    William HAMLYN-HARRIS (NSW) 74.76m Andrew CURREY (NSW) 73.99m Joachim KITEAU (FRA) 73.02m
(4) Andrew HALL (WA) 69.19m
2001-02    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 81.46m William HAMLYN-HARRIS (NSW) 78.72m Andrew HALL (WA) 75.02m
2002-03    Andrew CURREY (NSW) 80.56m William HAMLYN-HARRIS (NSW) 79.44m Stuart FARQUHAR (NZL) 74.17m
(4) Nicholas BENNETT (NSW) 71.95m
2003-04    William HAMLYN-HARRIS (NSW) 78.27m Oliver DZIUBAK (WA) 75.92m Stuart FARQUHAR (NZL) 72.58m
(4) Joshua ROBINSON (Qld) 68.66m
2004-05    Oliver DZIUBAK (WA) 77.39m Benjamin BAKER (NSW) 68.47m Daniel KRATZMANN (Qld) 67.57m
2005-06    Stuart FARQUHAR (NZL) 81.70m
(2) Oliver DZIUBAK (WA) 81.57m

(3) William HAMLYN-HARRIS (NSW) 79.19m

(4) Jarrod BANNISTER (Qld) 76.17m
2006-07    Jarrod BANNISTER (Qld) 83.70m Joshua ROBINSON (Qld) 78.71m Stuart FARQUHAR (NZL) 77.33m
(5) Benjamin BAKER (NSW) 73.28m
2007-08    Jarrod BANNISTER (Qld) 89.02m Mike HAZLE (USA) 81.89m
(5) Joshua ROBINSON (Qld) 76.00m
Stuart FARQUHAR (NZL) 78.92m
(6) William HAMLYN-HARRIS (NSW) 73.65m
2008-09    Stuart FARQUHAR (NZL) 80.16m
(3) Benjamin BAKER (NSW) 77.13m
Jae-Myong PARK (KOR) 78.34m
(4) Joshua ROBINSON (Qld) 76.66m

(6) Matthew OUTZEN (NSW) 75.62m
2009-10    Jarrod BANNISTER (Qld) 83.17m Stuart FARQUHAR (NZL) 81.01m
(3) Matthew OUTZEN (NSW) 76.81m

(4) Benjamin BAKER (NSW) 75.77m
2010-11    Jarrod BANNISTER (Qld) 80.17m Leslie COPELAND (FIJ) 76.50m
(3) Benjamin BAKER (NSW) 71.79m

(4) Andrew GILTRAP (NSW) 69.50m
2011-12    Joshua ROBINSON (Qld) 78.31m Hamish PEACOCK (Tas) 75.62m Benjamin BAKER (NSW) 74.66m
2012-13    Jarrod BANNISTER (Qld) 79.62m Hamish PEACOCK (Tas) 77.01m Matthew OUTZEN (NSW) 76.36m
2013-14    Joshua ROBINSON (Qld) 82.48m Hamish PEACOCK (Tas) 80.51m Luke CANN (Vic) 78.19m
2014-15    Matthew OUTZEN (NSW) 80.00m Hamish PEACOCK (Tas) 79.55m Ben LANGTON BURNELL (NZL) 73.46m
(4) Benjamin BAKER (NSW) 72.95m
2015-16    Stuart FARQUHAR (NZL) 83.93m
(2) Hamish PEACOCK (Tas) 82.82m

(4) Joshua ROBINSON (Qld) 81.08m
Leslie COPELAND (FIJ) 81.76m
(6) Luke CANN (Vic) 78.04m
2016-17    Hamish PEACOCK (Tas) 84.36m Luke CANN (Vic) 79.58m Sumedha RANASINGHE (SRI) 77.92m
(4) Liam O'BRIEN (Qld) 77.41m

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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