AAA and National Championships Medallists - Hammer

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AAC Championships
Note that regulations changed frequently in the early years, so records started afresh several times
1866Richard James23.88David Morgan22.86unknown
1867Patrick Halkett28.83John Eyre28.68George Thornton28.40
1868Henry Leeke30.33 NRDouglas Moffatt29.49Patrick Halkett28.42
1869William Burgess31.17Henry Leeke30.28Francis Waite29.41
1870Henry Leeke31.09Francis Waite31.06William Burgess30.58
1871William Burgess32.13Alaric Churchward31.14Henry Leeke30.58
1872Henry Leeke34.01 NRJames Paterson33.86William Burgess32.08
1873James Paterson32.92only 1 competitor
1874Stephen Brown36.58William Burgess36.47James Paterson35.61
1875William Burgess31.62John Todd30.94Stephen Brown29.87
1876George Hales29.34 NRTom Stone26.11only 2 competitors
1877George Hales33.54 NRonly 1 competitor
1878Edmund Baddeley30.12 NRWilliam Burgess27.00only 2 competitors
1879AACnot held
1879LACWilliam Burgess29.49William Winthrop28.52only 2 competitors
AAA Championships
1880Walter Lawrence29.26William Winthrop22.60only 2 competitors
1881Maurice Davin IRE30.12 NRWalter Lawrence29.70William Winthrop29.06
1882Edmund Baddeley29.36Walter Lawrence26.06Robert Lindsay24.64
1883John Gruer30.85 NRDonald Mackinnon28.04Owen Harte IRE27.86
1884Owen Harte IRE25.42only 1 competitor
1885William Barry IRE33.20Donald Mackinnon31.75 NRHugh Michie29.82
1886James Mitchell IRE33.64John Gruer28.94only 2 competitors
1887James Mitchell IRE37.80 NRF.G.F. Thompson23.78only 2 competitors
1888James Mitchell IRE38.00 NRJohn Carroll Daly IRE34.34Robert Lindsay29.22
1889William Barry IRE39.62 NRP. Lawless IRE35.22J.P. O'Sullivan IRE33.22
1890Robert Lindsay31.50G. Chisholm29.82(J.E. Fraser)nm
1891Charles Queckberner USA39.58R. Nelson Robbie38.78 NRWilliam Barry IRE35.26
1892William Barry IRE40.62 NRWilliam Kelly IRE30.99R.G.H. Woods30.25
1893Denis Carey IRE37.60R. Nelson Robbie35.82only 2 competitors
1894William Barry IRE38.62R. Nelson Robbie34.68Denis Carey IRE32.22
1895William Barry IRE40.53Tom Kiely IRE39.69James MacDonald30.56
1896John Flanagan IRE40.22Denis Horgan IRE37.86only 2 competitors
1897Tom Kiely IRE43.42Denis Horgan IRE38.62Richard Sheldon USA31.14
1898Tom Kiely IRE42.70Denis Horgan IRE38.28Walter Lawrence33.50
1899Tom Kiely IRE41.57Denis Horgan IRE40.14R. Nelson Robbie33.84
1900John Flanagan USA49.78Tom Kiely IRE42.42T. Truxton Hare USA42.30
1901Tom Kiely IRE45.28Ernest May36.66Henry Leeke II35.06
1902Tom Kiely IRE43.52Ernest May39.62 NRRobert Edgren USA36.90
1903Tom Nicolson43.46Ernest May35.98P.G. Masters32.61
1904Tom Nicolson47.98 NRThomas Shevlin USA42.28Denis Horgan IRE39.36
1905Tom Nicolson47.51Denis Horgan IRE40.24Alf Flaxman35.46
1906Henry Leeke II37.52Tom Kirkwood36.52Alf Flaxman36.18
1907Tom Nicolson48.38John Murray IRE43.06Henry Leeke II38.46
1908Simon Gillis USA50.12Denis Horgan IRE40.00Robert Lindsay-Watson33.79
1909Tom Nicolson50.20Denis Horgan IRE41.80Allan Fyffe39.71
1910Alf Flaxman35.80Henry Leeke II33.97only 2 competitors
1911George Putnam USA45.00Alf Flaxman38.12Duncan Porteous33.00
1912Tom Nicolson49.43Denis Carey IRE47.87Benjamin Sherman USA41.36
1913Carl Johan Lind SWE47.43Nils Linde SWE46.04Alf Flaxman41.87
1914Carl Johan Lind SWE49.77Tom Nicolson49.59Denis Carey IRE45.08
1915-1918 Championships not held
1919Einar Midtgaard DEN44.00John Freeborn34.80only 2 competitors
1920Theodore Speers USA42.81Don Rose42.64Denis Carey IRE40.42
1921Carl Johan Lind SWE49.36Malcolm Nokes47.52John Jackson35.27
1922Carl Johan Lind SWE52.50Malcolm Nokes49.26Ville Porhola FIN45.81
1923Malcolm Nokes49.18John Jackson37.79Alexander Murray32.25
1924Malcolm Nokes51.12Tom Nicolson45.97John Freeborn38.07
1925Malcolm Nokes46.04John Jackson38.42John Freeborn36.67
1926Malcolm Nokes48.62John McHolm NZL42.16Armando Poggioli ITA41.76
1927Ossian Sköld SWE50.30Malcolm Nokes49.31Josef Mang GER42.71
1928William Britton IRL46.62Malcolm Nokes46.14John Jackson37.99
1929William Britton IRL47.60John McSweeney IRL45.62Harald Stenerud NOR43.98
1930Ossian Sköld SWE51.14Armando Poggioli ITA47.16Malcolm Nokes45.62
1931Ossian Sköld SWE51.36Gunnar Jansson SWE48.83Fernando Vandelli ITA46.84
1932George Walsh IRL43.16Samuel Thomson USA36.52John Jarvis33.85
1933William Britton IRL44.96Sandy Smith44.08George Walsh IRL42.29
1934Pat O'Callaghan IRL51.44William Britton IRL45.64Sandy Smith45.54
1935Fred Warngard SWE44.58J.M. Rioch43.66Bill Mackenzie43.34
1936Norman Drake46.26Sandy Smith43.38Tom McAnallen43.15
1937Karl Hein GER55.86Erwin Blask GER54.64Otto Lutz GER49.36
(Best UK: 6= Duncan Clark & Sandy Smith 42.79)
1938Bert Healion IRL52.46Tom McAnallen45.70Duncan Clark45.40
1939Bert Healion IRL49.28Norman Drake46.76Duncan Clark44.19
1940-1945 Championships not held
1946Hans Houtzager NED48.48Duncan Clark47.79Norman Drake47.35
1947Imre Nemeth HUN53.34Jerzy Kordas POL51.98Duncan Clark49.61
1948Norman Drake49.24Duncan Clark47.54Ewan Douglas46.42
1949Imre Nemeth HUN55.61Lajos Petike HUN50.21Duncan Clark49.50
1950Duncan Clark54.36Ivan Gubijan YUG52.86Ewan Douglas52.37
1951Teseo Taddia ITA54.00Duncan Clark52.42Peter Allday49.70
1952Duncan Clark53.03Ewan Douglas52.03Peter Allday51.72
1953Don Anthony53.24Peter Allday52.86Ewan Douglas52.72
1954Jozsef Csermak HUN59.42Alex Valentine53.92Don Anthony52.58
1955Ewan Douglas56.52Dumitru Constantin ROU54.90Peter Allday54.26
1956Peter Allday57.28Don Anthony56.94Ewan Douglas55.68
1957Mike Ellis60.28 NRDon Anthony57.08Percy Porter52.32
1958Mike Ellis61.92Muhammad Iqbal PAK60.38John Lawlor IRL59.06
1959Mike Ellis61.28Muhammad Iqbal PAK58.82Howard Payne55.48
1960Mike Ellis64.19Muhammad Iqbal PAK60.14Howard Payne58.43
1961John Lawlor IRL61.37Howard Payne59.07Robert Brown AUS56.33
1962Noboru Okamoto JPN62.19Howard Payne61.24Peter Allday57.57
1963Takeo Sugawara JPN65.56Noboru Okamoto JPN62.52Howard Payne61.98
1964Howard Payne59.88Warwick Dixon56.92John Lawlor IRL56.30
1965Gyula Zsivotsky HUN68.14Klaus Winter AUT59.63Howard Payne59.55
1966Gyula Zsivotsky HUN66.04Howard Payne61.58John Lawlor IRL60.98
1967Ed Burke USA67.60Howard Payne60.00Peter Seddon58.22
1968Lazar Lovasz HUN66.20Takeo Sugawara JPN66.10Yoshihisa Ishida JPN62.14
(Best UK: 5. Howard Payne 61.42)
1969Howard Payne66.80Bruce Fraser61.92Laurie Bryce61.72
1970Howard Payne67.66Yoshihisa Ishida JPN66.24Shigenobu Murofushi JPN63.06
1971Howard Payne66.44Barry Williams62.14Bruce Fraser59.64
1972Barry Williams67.24Howard Payne66.08Murray Cheater NZL63.60
1973Howard Payne67.98Barry Williams67.02Ian Chipchase66.96
1974Adam Barnard RSA70.62Howard Payne67.50Barry Williams67.26
1975Adam Barnard RSA73.58Paul Dickenson68.74Peter Farmer AUS65.24
1976Chris Black72.64Jim Whitehead64.90Murray Cheater NZL64.24
1977Chris Black69.50Paul Buxton66.18Jim Whitehead63.88
1978Peter Farmer AUS70.72Paul Dickenson68.24Jim Whitehead67.70
1979Peter Farmer AUS70.16Matt Mileham64.40Paul Dickenson64.16
1980Martin Girvan68.72Sean Egan IRL66.94Robert Weir65.86
1981Martin Girvan68.98Robert Weir67.52David Smith59.00
1982Robert Weir71.92Martin Girvan71.52Shigenobu Murofushi JPN70.52
1983Chris Black75.40 NRMatt Mileham75.02Robert Weir72.48
1984David Smith72.40Robert Weir71.76Paul Dickenson70.24
1985David Smith77.30Declan Hegarty IRL76.02Martin Girvan73.42
1986David Smith68.72Matt Mileham68.70Mick Jones68.50
1987David Smith70.60Angus Cooper NZL69.90Paul Head66.78
1988David Smith72.08Sean Carlin AUS71.64Mick Jones71.52
1989Jud Logan USA72.34Paul Head70.32David Smith68.96
1990Paul Head72.68Mick Jones70.38Jason Byrne68.60
1991Sean Carlin AUS72.58Mick Jones66.72Conor McCullough IRL66.48
1992Sean Carlin AUS74.60Paul Head70.94Jason Byrne70.78
1993Paul Head72.32Jason Byrne68.14David Smith68.06
1994Peter Vivian70.80Paul Head69.08Mick Jones67.42
1995Sean Carlin AUS73.40Mick Jones69.44Jason Byrne69.44
1996David W. Smith72.58Paul Head71.48Mick Jones71.22
1997BAFPaul Head71.58David W. Smith70.92Mick Jones69.68
1997AAAPaul Head70.66Mick Jones67.88Chris Howe62.56
1998Mick Jones72.13Paul Head69.46Bill Beauchamp66.56
1999Mick Jones74.25Bill Beauchamp72.63Paul Head70.91
2000Mick Jones71.51Paul Head69.63John Pearson67.22
2001Mick Jones74.40Paul Head70.33Simon Bown64.76
2002Mick Jones72.26Paul Head67.61Mike Floyd66.33
2003Bill Beauchamp69.33Mike Floyd67.94Simon Bown64.43
2004Mick Jones72.04Andy Frost69.94Mike Floyd68.05
2005Andy Frost72.09Mick Jones69.60Carl Saggers65.81
2006Andy Frost69.15Mike Floyd68.54Simon Bown66.77
National Championships
2007Andy Frost71.02Mike Floyd67.16Simon Bown66.82
2008Mike Floyd69.68Amir Williamson68.24Alex Smith67.21
2009Alex Smith69.79Simon Bown68.38Mike Floyd68.03
2010Alex Smith70.68Mike Floyd69.91James Bedford67.34
2011Alex Smith73.26Mike Floyd70.85Mark Dry70.33
2012Alex Smith74.79Mark Dry74.32James Bedford69.44
2013Andy Frost72.28James Bedford70.56Alex Smith70.08
2014Nick Miller73.96Alex Smith73.52Mark Dry73.27
2015Nick Miller75.88Mark Dry73.02Chris Bennett72.62
2016Chris Bennett75.67Mark Dry74.92Nick Miller72.21
2017Nick Miller74.98Taylor Campbell72.87Mark Dry70.51

Top Medallists
1st2nd3rdTotal MedalsYearsYear Span
Mick Jones645151986-200519
Howard Payne564151959-197415
Paul Head382131987-200215
only 2 competitors10101876-191943
Malcolm Nokes44191921-19309
Henry Leeke II42391868-191042
Duncan Clark23491938-195214
Mike Floyd15392002-20119
Tom Nicolson6281903-192421
David Smith5381981-199312
William Burgess42281869-187910
Denis Horgan IRE7181896-190913
Tom Kiely IRE5271895-19027
Alex Smith41272008-20146
William Barry IRE5161885-189510
Ewan Douglas11461948-19568
Peter Allday11461951-196211
Mark Dry3362011-20176
Other top winners and long spans
Andy Frost4152004-20139
Denis Carey IRE11351893-192027
Carl Johan Lind SWE441913-19229
Mike Ellis441957-19603
William Britton IRL3141928-19346
Sean Carlin AUS3141988-19957
Nick Miller3142014-20173
Norman Drake21141936-194812
Walter Lawrence12141880-189818
Shigenobu Murofushi JPN221970-198212

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