WAAA and National Championships Medallists - High Jump

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WAAA Championships
1922Sylvia Stone1.384Sophie Elliott-Lynn Hilda Hatt
1923Hilda Hatt1.448Ivy Lowman1.422Sylvia Stone1.397
1924Sophie Elliott-Lynn1.448Sylvia Stone1.410Ivy Lowman1.397
1925Phyllis Green1.524 WRHilda Hatt1.486Sophie Elliott-Lynn1.384
1926Phyllis Green1.473Barbara Holliday1.435 joRuby Tonge1.422 jo
1927Phyllis Green1.581 WRHilda Hatt &
Barbara Holliday
1.461
1928Marjorie Clark RSA1.524Marjorie O'Kell1.473Barbara Holliday1.448
1929Marjorie O'Kell1.473Hilda Thorogood1.448Hilda Hatt1.422
1930Carolina Gisolf NED1.575Mary Milne1.549Elsie Harris &
Marjorie O'Kell
1.524
1931Marjorie O'Kell1.499E. Cooper1.499Hilda Thorogood1.473
1932Mary Milne1.549Marjorie O'Kell1.524Florence Wall1.524
1933Mary Milne1.499Dora Greenwood1.473Nellie Carrington1.461
1934Margaret Bergmann GER1.549Mary Milne1.524Hilda Thorogood1.473
1935Mary Milne1.549Dorothy Odam1.524Dorothy Cosnett1.473
1936Dorothy Odam1.537Nellie Carrington1.524Alice Flack1.499
1937Dorothy Odam1.635Dora Gardner1.600Dorothy Cosnett1.549
1938Dorothy Odam1.575Dora Gardner1.575Dorothy Cosnett1.549
1939Dorothy Odam1.651Dora Gardner1.575Barbara Lovelock &
Dorothy Cosnett
1.524
1940-1944 Championships not held
1945Dora Gardner1.524Dorothy Tyler (Odam)1.524Dora Endruweit1.473
1946Dora Gardner1.549Dora Endruweit1.524Bertha Crowther1.524
1947Gladys Young1.549Bertha Crowther1.499Sheila Alexander1.499
1948Dorothy Tyler1.626Bertha Crowther1.600Gladys Young1.524
1949Dorothy Tyler1.600Sheila Alexander1.600Bertha Crowther1.600
1950Sheila Alexander1.626Dorothy Tyler1.600Joan Cowan1.575
1951Sheila Lerwill (Alexander)1.718 WRDorothy Tyler1.600Ursula Hynes1.524
1952Dorothy Tyler1.651Sheila Lerwill1.626Thelma Hopkins1.626
1953Sheila Lerwill1.651Thelma Hopkins1.651Dorothy Tyler1.600
1954Sheila Lerwill1.651Dorothy Tyler1.626Thelma Hopkins1.575
1955Thelma Hopkins1.651Dorothy Tyler1.626Audrey Bennett1.600
1956Dorothy Tyler1.600Mary Bignal1.600Jean Pearce1.600
1957Thelma Hopkins1.651Susan Etherton1.651Mary Bignal1.626
1958Mary Bignal1.651Audrey Bennett1.626Thelma Hopkins1.600
1959Nel Zwier NED1.651Mary Bignal1.626Jean Card (Pearce)1.626
1960Dorothy Shirley1.676Janet Gaunt1.676Iris Pegley1.651
1961Dorothy Shirley1.702Thelma Hopkins1.676Patricia Veals1.651
1962Iolanda Balas ROU1.829Frances Slaap1.702Thelma Hopkins1.676
1963Iolanda Balas ROU1.702Linda Knowles &
Susan Dennler
1.600
1964Frances Slaap1.727Linda Knowles1.702Gwenda Matthews1.702
1965Frances Slaap1.702Linda Knowles1.676Rosemary Curtis1.626
1966Dorothy Shirley1.702Frances Slaap1.651Mary Rand (Bignal)1.651
1967Linda Knowles1.702Dorothy Shirley1.676Gwenda Hurst (Matthews)1.651
1968Dorothy Shirley1.715 joBarbara Inkpen1.676Leonie Esdaile1.676
1969Barbara Inkpen1.72Dorothy Shirley1.72Frances Slaap1.70
1970Dorothy Shirley1.68Helga Letzelter FRG1.68Moira Walls1.68
1971Debbie Brill CAN1.83Debbie Van Kiekebelt CAN1.80Kari Karlsen NOR1.80
(Best UK: 4. Barbara Inkpen 1.73)
1972Ros Few1.74Mary Peters1.74Barbara Inkpen1.74
1973Ilona Gusenbauer AUT1.85Barbara Lawton (Inkpen)1.82Val Harrison1.76
1974Val Harrison1.82Debbie Brill CAN1.82Louise Hanna CAN1.79
1975Denise Brown1.79 joRos Few1.78 joBarbara Lawton1.75
1976Denise Brown1.79Moira Walls1.76Anne Gilson1.76
1977Brenda Gibbs1.85Kathy Warren1.79Moira Walls1.76
1978Carol Mathers1.76Diana Elliott1.76Karen Chaytors, Louise Miller, Tonia Philpots, Ann-Marie Devally, Deborah Grant &
Alyson Thomson
1.71
1979Barbara Simmonds1.81Ann-Marie Devally1.78Tonia Philpots, Lesley Chilton &
Sharon McPeake
1.73
1980Ann-Marie Devally1.88Moira Maguire (Walls)1.82Diana Elliott &
Sarah Rowe
1.79
1981Ann-Marie Cording (Devally)1.90 Diana Elliott1.76Brenda Gibbs1.80
1982Barbara Simmonds1.92Vanessa Browne AUS1.88Judy Livermore1.86
1983Gillian Evans1.91Megumi Sato JPN1.88Janet Boyle1.85
1984Diana Elliott1.86Vanessa Browne AUS1.86Louise Manning1.83
1985Diana Davies (Elliott)1.89Jayne Barnetson &
Kim Hagger
1.80
1986Diana Davies1.80Sharon McPeake, Claire Summerfield &
Marion Hughes
1.80
1987Hanne Haugland NOR1.88Sharon McPeake1.85Michelle Wheeler1.85
1988Janet Boyle1.91Jo Jennings1.88Sharon Hutchings (McPeake)1.88
1989Diana Davies1.85Michelle Wheeler1.85Janet Boyle, Sharon Hutchings &
Louise Gittens (Miller)
1.80
1990Lea Haggett1.88Kerry Roberts1.83Janet Boyle1.83
1991Debbie Marti1.88Lea Haggett, Janet Boyle &
Alison Inverarity AUS
1.88
AAA Championships
1992Lea Haggett1.89Alison Inverarity AUS1.89Debbie Marti1.89
1993Debbie Marti1.86Sharon Foley IRL1.83Gwen Wentland USA1.83
1994Julia Bennett1.89Debbie Marti1.86Julie Major1.83
1995Lea Haggett1.85Diana Davies1.85Debbie Marti1.85
1996Debbie Marti1.94Lea Haggett1.92Jo Jennings1.89
1997Debbie Marti1.90Jo Jennings1.83Michelle Dunkley1.83
1998Jo Jennings1.88Susan Jones1.85Michelle Dunkley1.85
1999Jo Jennings1.87Gillian Black1.83Susan Jones1.83
2000Jo Jennings-Steele1.89Michelle Dunkley1.89Lee McConnell1.86
2001Susan Jones1.91Michelle Dunkley1.86Julie Hollman &
Kerry Jury
1.68
2002Susan Jones1.92Debbie Marti1.75Julie Crane1.75
2003Susan Jones1.86Julia Bennett1.82Julie Crane &
Stephanie Higham
1.78
2004Susan Jones1.89Julie Crane1.82Julia Bennett1.78
2005Susan Jones1.86Julia Bennett1.83Natalie Clark1.83
2006Deirdre Ryan IRL1.92Julie Crane1.86Jessica Ennis &
Stephanie Pywell
1.82
National Championships
2007Jessica Ennis1.87Kelly Sotherton1.80Stephanie Pywell1.80
2008Stephanie Pywell1.88Susan Moncrieff (Jones)1.85Kelly Sotherton1.78
2009Jessica Ennis1.91Vicki Hubbard1.82Kelly Sotherton1.82
2010Stephanie Pywell1.84Kay Humberstone1.76Bethan Partridge1.71
2011Jessica Ennis1.89Emma Perkins1.83Emma Nuttall1.77
2012Jessica Ennis1.89Isobel Pooley1.85Emma Perkins1.81
2013Emma Nuttall1.87Jordanna Morrish1.77Adele Lassu1.74
2014Isobel Pooley1.90Katarina Johnson-Thompson1.86Morgan Lake1.82
2015Isobel Pooley1.97 NRMorgan Lake1.88Bethan Partridge1.84
2016Morgan Lake1.90Bethan Partridge1.82Niamh Emerson1.82
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Top Medallists
1st2nd3rdTotal MedalsYearsYear Span
Dorothy Odam/Tyler861151935-195621
Susan Jones/Moncrieff52181998-200810
Diana Elliott/Davies43181978-199517
Debbie Marti42281991-200211
Thelma Hopkins22481952-196210
Dorothy Shirley5271960-197010
Sheila Alexander/Lerwill42171947-19547
Jo Jennings-Steele32161988-200012
Jessica Ennis4152006-20126
Mary Milne3251930-19355
Lea Haggett3251990-19966
Dora Gardner2351937-19469
Marjorie O'Kell22151928-19324
Frances Slaap22151962-19697
Hilda Hatt12251922-19297
Mary Bignal/Rand12251956-196610
Barbara Inkpen/Lawton12251968-19757
Janet Boyle11351983-19918
Sharon McPeake/Hutchings2351979-198910
Other top winners and long spans
Julia Bennett12141994-200511
Moira Walls/Maguire2241970-198010
Phyllis Green331925-19272
Louise Miller/Gittens221978-198911

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