WAAA and National Championships Medallists - Mile and 1500 metres

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WAAA Championships
1936Gladys Lunn5:23.0 WRNellie Halstead5 yardsHilda Wright36 yards
1937Gladys Lunn5:17.0 WREvelyne Forster80 yardsDoris Roden40 yards
1938Doris Harris (Roden)5:29.4Miriam Clarke2:32.6eNellie Halstead
1939Evelyne Forster5:15.3 WRDoris Harris5:36.0Miriam Clarke5:40.6
1940-1944 Championships not held
1945Pat Sandall5:40.2Phyllis RichardsHilda Wright
1946Brenda Harris5:33.6D. DanielsHilda Wright
1947Nellie Batson5:37.6Brenda Harris5:41.5Ruby Wright5:41.9
1948Nellie Batson5:31.8Eileen Garritt5:37.5Ivy Kibbler5:38.3
1949Eileen Garritt5:20.0Joyce Heath5:34.6Mary Bartleet5:34.8
1950Joyce Heath5:25.8Hazel Needham5:26.0Joan Dryden5:27.0
1951Hazel Needham5:23.4Joan Dryden5:24.3Avery Gibson5:24.6
1952Anne Oliver5:11.0 WRHazel Needham5:12.6Iris Williams5:28.8
1953Enid Harding5:09.8 WRPhyllis Green5:14.8Dilys Williams5:17.3
1954Phyllis Green5:09.6Helen Vincent5:11.4Anne Drummond5:12.9
1955Phyllis Perkins (Green)5:05.2 Leila Buckland5:09.0Roma Ashby5:17.0
1956Diane Leather5:01.0June Bridgland5:03.2Anne Oliver5:06.4
1957Diane Leather4:55.3Maureen Bonnano5:01.0Roma Ashby5:03.5
1958Maureen Smith (Bonnano)5:02.6 Roma Ashby5:02.7Madeleine Ibbotson5:02.8
1959Joan Briggs5:02.2Anne Oliver5:07.4Elizabeth Brade-Birks5:07.4
1960Roma Ashby4:54.2Diane Charles (Leather)4:58.2Joan Briggs5:04.2
1961Roma Ashby5:01.8Elizabeth Joyce (Brade-Birks)5:05.7 Joan Briggs5:06.8
1962Joan Beretta AUS4:57.0Madeleine Ibbotson5:00.4Helen Cherry5:02.5
1963Pamela Davies5:10.8Madeleine Ibbotson5:14.0Helen Cherry5:17.5
1964Alison Leggett4:56.0Penelope Gardner4:56.9Pamela Davies5:04.1
1965Joyce Smith4:53.46Rita Lincoln4:56.96Brenda Carr AUS4:57.70
1966Rita Lincoln4:47.9Marie Ingrová TCH4:48.8Joyce Smith4:55.2
1967Rita Lincoln4:51.4Joy Jordan4:55.4Gabrielle Carpenter4:57.9

1500 Metres

1968Rita Lincoln4:25.3Ann O'Brien IRL4:29.7Carol Firth4:30.6
1969Maria Gommers NED4:16.0Rita Ridley (Lincoln)4:25.4Thelwyn Bateman4:26.1
1970Rita Ridley4:15.4 NRChrista Merten FRG4:16.0Norine Braithwaite4:16.8
1971Rita Ridley4:14.32 NRJoan Allison4:16.42Sheila Carey4:16.93
1972Ellen Tittel FRG4:17.15Joyce Smith4:17.60Ilja Keizer NED4:17.68
1973Joan Allison4:15.82Norine Braithwaite4:19.09Rita Ridley4:19.82
(Grete Andersen NOR finished 2nd in 4:19.04, but was disqualified)
1974Grete Andersen NOR4:10.02Thelma Wright CAN4:10.70Glenda Reiser CAN4:17.70
(Best UK: 5. Christine Tranter 4:23.2)
1975Mary Stewart4:14.73Sonia Laxton RSA4:15.15Hilary Hollick4:15.89
1976Penny Yule4:15.11Glynis Penny4:17.88Hilary Hollick4:19.67
1977Penny Yule4:12.71Mary Stewart4:13.74Janet Lawrence4:14.40
1978Cherry Hanson4:11.62Glynis Penny4:12.45Wendy Smith4:13.40
1979Mary Stewart4:14.78Ruth Smeeth4:15.45Glynis Penny4:15.67
1980Gillian Dainty4:14.02Bernadette Madigan4:15.40Sandra Arthurton4:15.74
1981Gillian Dainty4:12.26Paula Fudge4:13.02Janet Marlow (Lawrence)4:14.34
1982Christina Boxer4:07.28Kathryn Pilling4:10.21Gillian Dainty4:10.35
1983Gillian Green (Dainty)4:12.53Kathryn Carter (Pilling)4:13.93 Debbie Peel4:14.00
1984Christine Benning (Tranter)4:07.27Gillian Green4:07.90 Ruth Smeeth4:10.76
1985Julie-Ann Laughton4:15.08Mary McKenna IRL4:16.13Kathryn Carter4:16.55
1986Zola Budd4:01.93Christine Whittingham4:10.10 Yvonne Murray4:10.17
1987Bev Nicholson4:14.28Shireen Bailey4:14.52Christina Cahill (Boxer)4:18.10
1988Christina Cahill4:08.26Shireen Bailey4:09.20Kirsty Wade4:09.35
1989Bev Nicholson4:09.34Alison Wyeth4:10.83Shireen Bailey4:11.15
1990Christina Cahill4:12.54Teena Colebrook4:12.83Bev Nicholson4:14.55
1991Ann Williams4:08.93Christina Cahill4:11.31Karen Hutcheson4:15.35
AAA Championships
1992Yvonne Murray4:05.87Kirsty Wade4:06.07Liz McColgan4:07.68
1993Alison Wyeth4:11.03Kathy Franey USA4:13.87Sonia McGeorge4:14.13
1994Kelly Holmes4:01.41Yvonne Murray4:01.44Ann Griffiths (Williams)4:08.71
1995Yvonne Murray4:11.47Debbie Gunning4:14:42Una English4:16.37
1996Kelly Holmes4:08.14Sue Parker4:13.02Michelle Faherty4:14.19
1997Dianne Henigan4:16.19Helen Pattinson4:19.43Joanne Colleran4:20.03
1998Lynn Gibson4:12.72Helen Pattinson4:12.87Angela Davies4:13.55
1999Hayley Tullett4:08.06Helen Pattinson4:08.71Tanya Baker4:21.82
2000Hayley Tullett4:06.44Helen Pattinson4:11.40Kelly Caffel4:15.29
2001Helen Pattinson4:14.49Liz Yelling4:15.01Ellen Leggate4:16.13
2002Kelly Holmes4:06.02Helen Pattinson4:06.98Hayley Tullett4:08.23
2003Hayley Tullett4:08.12Hayley Ovens4:13.61Kerry Gillibrand4:15.03
2004Hayley Tullett4:07.24Lisa Dobriskey4:08.14Helen Clitheroe (Pattinson)4:08.18
2005Helen Clitheroe4:08.29Hayley Tullett4:12.67Jolene Byrne IRL4:13.03
2006Helen Clitheroe4:09.64Lisa Dobriskey4:10.36Katrina Wootton4:12.01
National Championships
2007Katrina Wootton4:09.57Charlene Thomas4:10.83Stephanie Twell4:12.64
2008Lisa Dobriskey4:15.84Susan Scott4:16.66Hannah England4:17.82
2009Charlene Thomas4:09.18Stephanie Twell4:09.55Hannah England4:09.93
2010Hannah England4:33.23Celia Taylor4:33.81Lisa Dobriskey4:34.29
2011Hannah England4:07.05Lisa Dobriskey4:07.23Barbara Parker4:12.19
2012Laura Weightman4:18.83Lisa Dobriskey4:21.91Montana Jones4:21.94
2013Hannah England4:10.99Emma Jackson4:13.17Montana Jones4:14.19
2014Laura Weightman4:09.77Laura Muir4:10.01Hannah England4:12.37
2015Laura Muir4:10.37Laura Weightman4:14.83Jessica Judd4:16.08
2016Laura Muir4:10.14Laura Weightman4:11.76Charlene Thomas4:11.84

Top Medallists
1st2nd3rdTotal MedalsYearsYear Span
Helen Pattinson/Clitheroe35191997-20069
Rita Lincoln/Ridley52181965-19738
Hayley Tullett41161999-20056
Hannah England3362008-20146
Lisa Dobriskey14162004-20128
Gillian Dainty/Green31151980-19844
Christina Boxer/Cahill31151982-19919
Roma Ashby21251955-19616
Laura Weightman2242012-20164
Yvonne Murray21141986-19959
Other top winners and long spans
Kelly Holmes331994-20028
Charlene Thomas11132007-20169
Hilda Wright331936-194610

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