AAA and National Championships Medallists - 880 yards and 800 metres

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880 Yards

AAC Championships
1866Percy Thornton2:05.0William Gibbs10 ydonly 2 finished
1867William Frere2:10.0William Hogarth3 ydArthur Kingwalked in
1868Edward Colbeck2:02.0Arthur King4½ ydWalter Bethune3½ yd
1869Robert Somers-Smith2:02.6Edward Colbeck2 ydWilliam Newson12 yd
1870Robert Somers-Smith2:02.0Arthur Dowding1½ ydArthur Pelham12 yd
1871Arthur Pelham2:06.0Arthur Dowding1 ftonly 2 competitors
1872Thomas Christie&
George Templer
2:01.0 WRArthur Pelham8 yd
1873Arthur Pelham2:05.5George Templer3 ydJoseph Moore1½ yd
1874Edward Sandford2:04.0F.W. Todd3 ydJoseph Moore1 yd
1875Edward Sandford2:04.2Henry Bryden1 ydF.W. Todd3 yd
1876Frederick Elborough2:03.0Arthur Pelham1 ydHenry Bryden2 yd
1877Frederick Elborough2:00.0Arthur Pelham3 ydonly 2 competitors
1878Henry Whately&
Lees Knowles
2:03.4John Sadler4 yd
1879AACWilliam Bolton2:03.6Lees Knowles3 ydCharles Johnstone17 yd
1879LACCharles Hazen-Wood2:01.2Neville Turner5 ydWilliam Pedley15 yd
AAA Championships
1880Samuel Holman2:00.4John Sadler6½ ydA. Paterson
1881Sidney Baker2:02.2W. Lock1 ydSamuel Holman2 yd
1882Walter George1:58.2Thomas Guiness12-15 ydW. Lock3 yd
1883William Birkett1:58.0Walter George1:58.4Thomas Bryden20 yd
1884Walter George2:02.2John Bishop2:07.8only 2 competitors
1885Lon Myers USA2:01.0G.W. Wathen60-70 ydonly 2 competitors
1886Ernest Robinson1:59.0Francis Howard1:59.5H. Haines10 yd
1887Francis Cross1:59.0Alfred Le Maitre3½ ydonly 2 finished
1888Alfred Le Maitre2:00.4Wilfrid Kent-Hughes AUS4 ydCharles Smith USA5 yd
1889Henry Tindall1:56.4Thomas Pitman12 ydG.H. Pillin5 yd
1890Thomas Pitman1:58.4Harry Whittick4 ydW.U. Churley7 yd
1891William Holmes2:00.8Harold Wade4 ydAlfred Le Maitreinches
1892William Holmes2:00.0F. Owen-Jones3½ ydA.R. Williams3½ yd
1893Edgar Bredin1:55.25William Holmes1:58.6Anthony Millett1:59.0
1894Edgar Bredin1:56.8Frederick Horan1:58.4Anthony Millett2:01.8
1895Edgar Bredin1:55.8Frederick Horan3 ydArthur Butler1:57.4
1896William King2:01.4Henry Cullum1 ftAlec Nelson8 yd
1897Albert Relf2:00.4Cyril Dickinson IRE1½ ydD. Wentworth½ yd
1898Albert Relf1:56.2William Lutyens4 ydAlan Hunter10 yd
1899Alfred Tysoe1:58.6William Lutyens4 ftJoseph Binks15 yd
1900Alfred Tysoe1:57.8John Cregan USA10 ydJohn Densham15 yd
1901John Cleave1:59.6E. Harrison Kenyon2:01.6Alec Nelson5 yd
1902Arthur Manning1:59.8David Cowan2 ydJ.H. Bessell2 yd
1903Bernard Blunden1:58.8Albert Barker2-5 ydW. Baker20 yd
1904Herbert Workman1:59.4Bernard Blunden3-6 ydE.S. Ward6-8 yd
1905Bernard Blunden2:02.0Reginald Crabbe2 ydDavid Cowan5 yd
1906Arthur Astley1:57.8J. Woolley2-4 ydJames Lintott5-8 yd
1907Ivo Fairbairn-Crawford1:59.6Kristian Hellstrom SWE2 ydArthur Astley6 yd
1908Theodore Just1:58.2Ivo Fairbairn-Crawford8-10 ydJ.W. Monument5 yd
1909Hans Braun GER1:57.6Arthur Astley1:57.8Ivo Fairbairn-Crawford1:59.0
1910James Hill IRE2:01.4Edward Owen1½ ydDougles McNicol1 yd
1911Hans Braun GER1:59.8Gregory Wheatley AUS4-5 ydGeorge Brock CAN2 yd
1912Hans Braun GER1:58.2James Soutter2-4 ydPercy Mann2 ft
1913Ernest Wilde SWE2:00.6C.H. Frisby1-2 ydJames Hill IRE½ yd
1914Homer Baker USA1:54.4Albert Hill3 ydRollo Atkinson2 yd
1915-1918 Championships not held
1919Albert Hill1:55.2Jakob? Bolin SWE1:58.6G. Percy Sweet1:59.8
1920Bevil Rudd RSA1:55.8Albert Hill1:56.6Edgar Mountain2-3 yd
1921Edgar Mountain1:56.8Bevil Rudd RSA4-6 ydSven Lundgren SWE8-9 yd
1922Edgar Mountain1:55.6Cecil GriffithsinchesPaul Martin SUI14 yd
1923Cecil Griffiths1:56.6Edgar Mountain4 ydSydney Spencer5 yd
1924Henry Stallard1:54.6 NRDougles Lowe1:54.8Cecil Griffiths7-8 yd
1925Cecil Griffiths1:57.2William Nelson4 ydRay Dodge USA1-2 yd
1926Otto Peltzer GER1:51.6 WRDougles Lowe1:52.0e NRCecil Griffiths6-7 yd
1927Dougles Lowe1:54.6Cecil Griffiths1:56.8René Feger FRA2 yd
1928Dougles Lowe1:56.6Hermann Engelhard GER1:57.0Wilfrid Tatham1:57.6
1929Cyril Ellis1:54.6Reginald Thomas1:55.2Michael Gutteridge6 yd
1930Thomas Hampson1:53.2 NRSéraphim Martin FRA1:54.8Cyril Ellis1:55.0
1931Thomas Hampson1:54.8Stuart Townend1:56.4Otto Peltzer GER1:56.7
1932Thomas Hampson1:56.4John Powell1:57.3Thomas Scrimshaw1:58.2
1933Clifford Whitehead1:54.2Thomas Scrimshaw1:54.5Leslie Pearce1:54.9
1934Jack Cooper1:56.4John Powell1:57.4Michael Gutteridge1:57.7
1935James Stothard1:53.3John Powell1:53.8Ralph Scott1:53.9
1936John Powell1:54.7Frank Handley1:54.9Kazimierz Kucharski POL1:54.9
1937Arthur Collyer1:53.3Frank Handley1:53.5Jim Alford1:54.3
1938Arthur Collyer1:53.7Alfred Baldwin1:54.9Brian MacCabe1:55.2
1939Godfrey Brown1:55.1John Moreton1:55.1Austin Littler1:55.4
1940-1945 Championships not held
1946Arthur Wint GBR/JAM1:54.8Tom White1:55.2Geoffrey Dove1:55.4
1947Tom White1:53.8Frits de Ruyter NED1:53.9John Parlett1:54.0
1948John Parlett1:52.2Douglas Harris NZL1:52.5Arthur Wint GBR/JAM1:54.0
1949John Parlett1:53.7Tom White1:53.7Roy Morley1:54.3
1950Arthur Wint GBR/JAM1:51.6Roger Bannister1:52.1John Parlett1:53.1
1951Arthur Wint GBR/JAM1:49.6Frank Evans1:53.2Tom White1:53.5
1952Roger Bannister1:51.5Albert Webster1:52.7Frank Evans1:53.5
1953Brian Hewson1:54.2Desmond Williamson1:54.6Tom White1:54.8
1954Brian Hewson1:52.2Ron Henderson1:52.2Bill Aylett1:53.4
1955Derek Johnson1:51.4Ron Henderson1:51.4Jack Douglas1:51.9
1956Mike Rawson1:51.3Mike Farrell1:52.2Ron Henderson1:52.5
1957Ron Delany IRL1:49.6Mike Rawson1:50.0Ted Buswell1:51.0
1958Brian Hewson1:48.3Mike Rawson1:48.6Herb Elliott AUS1:49.0
1959Brian Hewson1:52.0Mike Rawson1:52.3Derek Johnson1:52.5
1960Tom Farrell1:49.40John Wenk1:49.56Brian Hewson1:49.56
1961George Kerr JAM1:51.59Ron Delany IRL1:51.87Olavi Salonen FIN1:51.90
(Best UK: 5. Tony Harris 1:52.06)
1962Cary Weisiger USA1:50.1Sid Purkis1:50.3Tony Harris1:50.4
1963Noel Carroll IRL1:50.26Derek McCleane IRL1:50.86Greg Pelster USA1:50.99
1964Bill Crothers CAN1:50.1Noel Carroll IRL1:50.7Derek McCleane IRL1:51.0
(Best UK: 4. Chris Carter 1:51.4)
1965Tom Farrell USA1:49.54Chris Carter1:49.94John Boulter1:50.00
1966Noel Carroll IRL1:47.98Chris Carter1:48.37John Boulter1:48.40
1967John Boulter1:47.34 NRNoel Carroll IRL1:47.63Keith Colburn USA1:47.94
1968Noel Carroll IRL1:50.02John Davies1:50.10John Boulter1:50.24

800 Metres

1969David Cropper1:48.96Noel Carroll IRL1:49.53Peter Browne1:49.70
1970Andy Carter1:49.56Peter Browne1:49.58Mike MacLean1:49.68
1971Peter Browne1:47.54David Cropper1:48.28Phil Lewis1:48.50
1972Andy Carter1:48.18David Cropper1:48.35Colin Campbell1:48.40
1973Andy Carter1:45.12 NRDanie Malan RSA1:45.21Bill Hooker AUS1:45.36
1974Steve Ovett1:46.84Andy Carter1:47.02Byron Dyce JAM1:47.10
1975Steve Ovett1:46.09Peter Browne1:46.43Niall O'Shaughnessy IRL1:46.79
1976Steve Ovett1:47.33John Walker NZL1:47.75David McMeekin1:48.30
1977Milovan Savic YUG1:46.25Sebastian Coe1:46.83John Walker NZL1:46.86
1978Tom McLean USA1:48.49Dave Warren1:48.80Mark Belger USA1:48.96
1979Steve Scott USA1:47.29John Walker NZL1:47.53Garry Cook1:47.54
1980Omer Khalifa SUD1:47.43James Maina KEN1:47.91Paul Forbes1:48.31
1981Sebastian Coe1:45.41Omer Khalifa SUD1:46.75Chris McGeorge1:47.02
1982Peter Elliott1:45.61John Walker NZL1:46.10Chris McGeorge1:46.30
1983William Wuyke VEN1:45.44Peter Elliott1:45.64Chris McGeorge1:46.57
1984Steve Cram1:46.84Rob Harrison1:46.90James Mays USA1:46.91
1985José Luiz Barbosa BRA1:45.48Eugene Sanders USA1:45.58Edwin Koech KEN1:46.58
(Best UK: 5. John Gladwin 1:47.08)
1986Steve Cram1:46.15Peter Elliott1:46.67David Sharpe1:46.81
1987Peter Elliott1:48.71Tony Morrell1:48.78Pat Scammell AUS1:48.91
1988Steve Cram1:44.16Tom McKean1:45.10Steve Heard1:45.32
1989Ikem Billy1:48.01Matthew Yates1:48.54Kevin McKay1:48.97
1990William Tanui KEN1:44.14Tom McKean1:44.44Robert Kibet KEN1:45.73
1991Tom McKean1:45.67Steve Heard1:46.53Brian Whittle1:46.63
1992Curtis Robb1:45.16Steve Heard1:45.23Tom McKean1:45.29
1993Martin Steele1:47.83Hezekiel Sepeng RSA1:47.84Tom McKean1:48.06
1994Craig Winrow1:48.45Vincent Malakwen KEN1:48.65Martin Steele1:48.68
1995Curtis Robb1:46.78David Strang1:47.06Gary Lough1:48.03
1996Curtis Robb1:47.61David Strang1:47.74Tony Morrell1:47.94
1997BAFAndrew Hart1:46.36Mark Sesay1:47.36Paul Walker1:47.82
1997AAAJames Nolan IRL1:51.47Noel Edwards1:51.73Andrew Knight1:51.78
1998Jason Lobo1:49.68Grant Graham1:49.73Eddie King1:49.74
1999Mark Sesay1:48.03Jason Lobo1:48.69Curtis Robb1:48.70
2000James McIlroy1:50.08Andy Hart1:50.09Alasdair Donaldson1:50.57
2001Neil Speaight1:49.63James McIlroy1:49.95Grant Cuddy1:50.47
2002James McIlroy1:50.09Neil Speaight1:50.71Alasdair Donaldson1:50.80
2003Ricky Soos1:47.51James McIlroy1:47.97Joel Kidger1:49.04
2004Sam Ellis1:49.19Ricky Soos1:49.42Joel Kidger1:49.44
2005Tim Bayley1:48.54Ian Munro1:49.08Michael Rimmer1:49.14
2006Michael Rimmer1:47.20Sam Ellis1:47.49Tim Bayley1:47.98
National Championships
2007Michael Rimmer1:47.06Richard Hill1:47.78James Brewer1:47.80
2008Michael Rimmer1:49.13Andrew Baddeley1:50.48Richard Hill1:50.63
2009Michael Rimmer1:46.47Damien Moss1:48.15Steven Fennell1:48.34
2010Michael Rimmer1:47.22Gareth Warburton1:48.31Darren St Clair1:48.50
2011Andrew Osagie1:46.84Michael Rimmer1:47.64Gareth Warburton1:48.13
2012Andrew Osagie1:46.89Mukhtar Mohammed1:47.52Michael Rimmer1:47.70
2013Michael Rimmer1:47.79Mukhtar Mohammed1:47.86Gareth Warburton1:48.89
2014Michael Rimmer1:48.00Mukhtar Mohammed1:48.20Andrew Osagie1:48.37
2015Kyle Langford1:49.70Michael Rimmer1:50.04Gareth Warburton1:50.41
2016Elliot Giles1:48.00Jamie Webb1:48.49Michael Rimmer1:48.78
2017Elliot Giles1:49.52Guy Learmonth1:49.89Kyle Langford1:50.13

Top Medallists
1st2nd3rdTotal MedalsYearsYear Span
Michael Rimmer723122005-201611
Noel Carroll IRL3361963-19696
Arthur Pelham22261870-18777
Cecil Griffiths22261922-19275
Brian Hewson4151953-19607
Tom White12251946-19537
Tom McKean12251988-19935
Andy Carter3141970-19744
Arthur Wint GBR/JAM3141946-19515
Curtis Robb3141992-19997
Dougles Lowe2241924-19284
Peter Elliott2241982-19875
James McIlroy2242000-20033
Edgar Mountain21141920-19233
John Parlett2241947-19503
John Powell1341932-19364
Mike Rawson1341956-19593
Peter Browne12141969-19756
John Boulter1341965-19683
John Walker NZL3141976-19826
Gareth Warburton1342010-20155
Other top winners and long span
Edgar Bredin331893-18952
Hans Braun GER331909-19123
Thomas Hampson331930-19322
Steve Ovett331974-19762
Steve Cram331984-19884
Tony Morrell1121987-19969

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