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 SIXTY YEARS AGO

 

 

Athletics events stole the show at Pontypridd Council's Air Show on Whit Monday 1960.  By their conduct and sportmanship the athletes were a credit to Welsh Athletics and the people of Pontypridd were quick to show their appreciation.

   

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FIFTY YEARS AGO

 

Troedyrhiw AC decided in 1970 to hold track events at the Afon Taf track instead of their annual road races.

They were run in complete darkness and the timekeepers had to use cigarette lighters to read

their watches.

 

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

 

In 1950 the Welsh AAA instituted a Plaque of Honour for valued services rendered by members and the first award was made posthumously to the late

Mr E W O'Donnell.

Double click to insert body te ..FORTY YEARS AGO

 

The 76th Welsh Senior XC Champs held at a cold, wet and windy Swansea on

2 Feb 1980 were a bit

of an anti climax.  

Steve Jones and Tony Simmons broke away from the field and decided to

run in together to create the first ever dead heat in the history of the race.

All Time Lists - Field

 

The aim is to list the overall top 100 and then top 50

for all the age groups and for all the field events.

Following lots of difficult research, the all time lists for all the field events are now complete.  Only outdoor performances are included in the lists, as eventually all time lists will be produced for indoor performances.  The information included is based on printed results and ranking lists from Wales and the UK.  Some Welsh ranking lists for men were published from 1962, and for women from 1966, but these lists are not complete.  Welsh Athletics Annuals were published from 1977 but did not always provide detailed information about rankings.  

 

The lists below are work in progress and will be amended when further information comes to light.

 

For each athlete the following information will be given where known: performance, club at time of performance, venue and date of performance.  Some performances occur in one or more age groups as theoretically an athlete could achieve their best performance as U13 which may then make one or more of the other age groups.  Once posted the ranking lists will be updated at the end of each season.  

 

A decision has been made to delete dates of birth from our all time lists because of the new Data Protection Act.

 

Current lists now include Male and Female 2019 performances

HJ SM HJ M23 HJ M20 HJ M17 HJ B15 HJ B13 HJ SW HJ W23 HJ W20 HJ W17 HJ G15 HJ G13 PV SM PV M23 PV M20 PV M17 PV B15 PV B13 PV SW PV W23 PV W20 PV W17 PV G15 PV G13 LJ SM LJ M23 LJ M20 LJ M17 LJ B15 LJ B13 LJ SW LJ W23 LJ W20 LJ W17 LJ G15 LJ G13 TJ SM TJ M23 TJ M20 TJ M17 TJ B15 TJ B13 TJ SW TJ W23 TJ W20 TJ W17 TJ G15 SP SM SP M23 SP M20 7.26k SP M20 SP M17 SP B15 SP B13 SP SW SP W23 SP W20 SP W17 SP G15 SP G13

Compiling all the throws rankings proved to be very challenging.  Over the years there have been many changes to the implements used by the different age groups.  An attempt has been made to provide rankings for the different weights.  Information about the various changes to the implements is provided for each age group.  Please bear in mind that this is work in progress!

DT SM DT M23 DT M20 2K DT M20 DT M17 DT B15 DT B13 DT SW DT W23 DT W20 DT W17 DT G15 DT G13 HT SM HT M23 HT M20 7.26K HT M20 HT M17 HT B15 HT SW HT W23 HT W20 HT W17 HT G15 JT SM JT M23 JT M20 JT B15 JT B13 JT SW JT W23 JT W20 JT W17 JT G15 JT G13 JT M17 Oct M17 Dec M17

COMBINED EVENTS

 

A start has been made on compiling all time lists for the Combined Events.  This task is proving to be horrendous with all the changes in scoring tables over the years and trying to find all the details about the events in each performance.  There is then a lot of typing.  Great fun.

 

Decathlon and Octathlon now included at last.  Heptathlon for women now finished and uploaded

 

Work will start on pentathlons.

 

Apologies in advance for errors and any omissions.

 

 

 

 

Dec SM Dec M23 Dec M20 Sen Dec M20 Jun Heptathlon SW Heptathlon W23 Heptathlon W20 Heptathlon W17