WAAA and National Championships Medallists - Discus

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WAAA Championships
⚥ - later identified as a man
1924Florence Birchenough20.57 NRBeatrice Manton20.11Sophie Elliott-Lynn19.60
1925Florence Birchenough27.18 NRE. Bell24.34Mary Weston ⚥24.06
1926Florence Birchenough27.92Louise Fawcett26.83Marjorie Balchin24.75
1927Florence Birchenough28.57Louise Fawcett26.58Rosina Hatcher25.17
1928Florence Birchenough27.93Louise Fawcett25.96Mary Weston ⚥24.74
1929Mary Weston ⚥30.50Florence Birchenough26.97Nellie Purvey26.91
1930Louise Fawcett29.30Irene Phillips27.63Nellie Purvey26.12
1931Irene Phillips29.79Ada Holland27.02Louise Fawcett26.58
1932Ada Holland30.86Louise Fawcett27.95Irene Phillips26.38
1933Ada Holland33.21 NRCor Pels NED31.66Joan Webster31.55
1934Irene Phillips31.00Ada Holland30.74Ruby Davis28.29
1935Ada Holland30.94Irene Phillips30.71Joan Webster30.68
1936Irene Phillips30.82Ada Holland30.20Margaret Cox29.94
1937Irene Phillips32.61Kathleen Tilley29.20Ada Holland29.15
1938Bevis Reid35.42 NRKathleen Tilley30.66Kathleen Connal29.70
1939Bevis Reid33.85Kathleen Tilley33.34Kathleen Connal29.11
1940-1944 Championships not held
1945Kathleen Dyer (Tilley)30.38Muriel Smith30.12Margaret Lucas27.24
1946Margaret Lasbrey RHO28.36Dora Endruweit28.04Kathleen Dyer26.57
1947Margaret Lucas36.40 NRBevis Reid36.17Milena Taiblová TCH35.15
1948Bevis Reid36.73Elspeth Whyte33.65Margaret Lucas32.25
1949Bevis Reid36.97Gwen Buddle32.46Joan Hesselwood28.91
1950Joyce Smith33.04Sylvia Needham32.44Gwen Buddle32.18
1951Bevis Shergold (Reid)39.88 NRSuzanne Farmer35.80Joan Linsell35.63
1952Suzanne Farmer39.33Bevis Shergold38.50Maya Giri36.93
1953Suzanne Farmer40.01Maya Giri37.85Pamela Jones37.54
1954Maya Giri39.42Suzanne Allday (Farmer)39.09Sylvia Needham36.32
1955Maya Giri41.68Sylvia Needham40.43Gwen Charman (Buddle)35.38
1956Suzanne Allday47.02 NRSylvia Needham41.29Maya Giri40.73
1957Sylvia Needham40.22Maya Giri39.45Maureen Burtenshaw38.19
1958Suzanne Allday47.70 NRMaya Giri42.20Sylvia Needham42.18
1959Suzanne Allday45.21Brenda Hampton42.18Sylvia Needham39.74
1960Suzanne Allday45.25Betty Smith40.80Sylvia Needham40.66
1961Suzanne Allday45.30Wendy Thomas39.98Brenda Bedford39.42
1962Loesje Boling NED47.28Suzanne Allday46.09Ann Duckham42.36
1963Lia Manoliu ROM49.40Suzanne Allday44.39Brenda Bedford40.18
1964Kriemhild Limberg FRG50.92Rosemary Payne46.25Suzanne Allday42.10
1965Elivia Ballotta ITA50.56Kriemhild Limberg FRG50.10Rosemary Payne48.04
1966Rosemary Payne49.88Brenda Bedford44.12Gail Smith41.78
1967Rosemary Payne46.66Jo Frampton44.36Brenda Bedford44.04
1968Karin Illgen GDR57.22Christine Spielberg GDR56.64 Anneke de Bruin NED50.52
(Best UK: Rosemary Payne 47.20)
1969Lia Manoliu ROM55.58Rosemary Payne49.58Anneke de Bruin NED48.50
1970Rosemary Payne52.58Sigrun Kofink FRG48.58Ilse Spiess FRG46.72
1971Liesel Westermann FRG58.44Jean Roberts AUS52.76Rosemary Payne52.60
1972Rosemary Payne53.78Jean Roberts AUS51.66Brenda Bedford45.84
1973Rosemary Payne56.40Meg Ritchie50.54Ulla Buuts SWE48.14
1974Jane Haist CAN56.38Rosemary Payne51.70Carol Martin CAN50.94
1975Meg Ritchie53.12Janet Thompson51.52Lesley Mallin47.74
1976Janet Thompson51.38Janis Kerr47.78Jo Frampton45.92
1977Meg Ritchie53.98Janis Kerr45.28Janet Beese44.12
1978Janet Thompson49.80Patricia Walsh IRL47.28Angela Littlewood46.22
1979Janet Thompson53.56Patricia Walsh IRL51.12Lesley Mallin48.88
1980Lesley Mallin51.24Venissa Head50.64Gwen Bird47.56
1981Meg Ritchie62.22Mariette van Heerden ZIM52.40Lesley Bryant (Mallin)52.06
1982Janette Picton51.06Lesley Bryant50.88Vanessa Redford49.50
1983Lynda Whiteley53.88Patricia Walsh IRL52.22Julia Avis50.62
1984Lynda Whiteley57.32Karen Pugh49.98Janette Picton47.20
1985Julia Avis50.82Karen Pugh49.48Judy Oakes48.70
1986Kathryn Farr51.20Jane Aucott50.06Karen Pugh49.78
1987Ellen Mulvihill52.56Kathryn Farr51.60Karen Pugh51.04
1988Jackie McKernan51.80Venissa Head51.14Karen Pugh50.54
1989Janette Picton53.22Sharon Andrews52.84Karen Pugh51.58
1990Lisa-Marie Vizaniari AUS57.22Jackie McKernan55.48Janette Picton51.14
1991Jackie McKernan57.76Janette Picton52.94Lacy Barnes USA52.92
AAA Championships
1992Jackie McKernan54.48Sharon Andrews53.36Tracy Axten52.30
1993Daniela Costian AUS61.58Tracy Axten54.40Debbie Callaway53.28
1994Jackie McKernan56.94Sharon Andrews56.24Debbie Callaway54.94
1995Lisa-Marie Vizaniari AUS61.98Jackie McKernan58.88Shelley Drew53.74
1996Jackie McKernan54.12Shelley Drew53.68Debbie Callaway52.52
1997Jackie McKernan56.00Philippa Roles50.68Tracy Axten49.76
1998Shelley Drew60.82Jackie McKernan57.09Philippa Roles54.14
1999Shelley Drew55.16Philippa Roles54.55Emma Merry51.43
2000Shelley Drew59.03Philippa Roles54.74Emma Merry53.00
2001Shelley Drew57.22Philippa Roles53.45Vicky Foster46.94
2002Philippa Roles56.32Shelley Newman (Drew)54.08Emma Carpenter53.28
2003Shelley Newman58.16Philippa Roles57.65Claire Smithson52.59
2004Philippa Roles58.57Shelley Newman55.44Kara Nwidobie52.78
2005Philippa Roles57.01Claire Smithson53.62Kara Nwidobie53.22
2006Claire Smithson56.15Kara Nwidobie55.21Emma Carpenter54.28
National Championships
2008Emma Carpenter57.26Philippa Roles57.13Eden Francis52.48
2009Philippa Roles57.57Eden Francis56.06Jade Nicholls53.75
2010Jade Nicholls57.81Philippa Roles57.27Eden Francis50.47
2011Jade Nicholls56.19Eden Francis53.99Kirsty Law51.20
2012Eden Francis53.09Jade Nicholls52.21Kirsty Law49.77
2013Jade Lally (Nicholls)60.23Kirsty Law52.75Samantha Milner47.38
2014Eden Francis55.93Jade Lally54.58Kirsty Law54.00
2015Jade Lally57.37Eden Francis55.47Kirsty Law52.15
2016Jade Lally59.15Eden Francis56.24Kirsty Law52.19

Top Medallists
1st2nd3rdTotal MedalsYearsYear Span
Suzanne Farmer/Allday741121951-196413
Philippa Roles471121997-201013
Rosemary Payne532101964-197410
Jackie McKernan6391988-199810
Shelley Drew/Newman53191995-20049
Jade Nicholls/Lally52182009-20167
Eden Francis24282008-20168
Sylvia Needham13481950-196010
Bevis Reid/Shergold5271938-195214
Irene Phillips42171930-19377
Ada Holland33171931-19376
Maya Giri23271952-19586
Florence Birchenough5161924-19295
Louise Fawcett14161926-19326
Karen Pugh2461984-19895
Kirsty Law1562011-20165
Other top winners and long spans
Brenda Bedford1451961-197211
Meg Ritchie3141973-19818
Janet Thompson3141975-19794

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