1988 AAA Championships

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1988 AAA Championships
Dates5–7 August
Host city Birmingham, England
Venue Alexander Stadium
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LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
1987
1989


The 1988 AAA Championships was an outdoor track and field competition organised by the Amateur Athletic Association (AAA), held from 5–7 August at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, England.It served as the trials for the 1988 British Olympic team. It was considered the de facto national championships for the United Kingdom, ahead of the 1989 UK Athletics Championships. [1] [2] [3]

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For the first time, men's and women's events were contested at the same championships, with the WAAA Championships merging with the previously men-only AAA Championships.

The men's decathlon, women's heptathlon and women's 5000 metres events were hosted in Stoke-on-Trent. The women's 10,000 m walk was held in London.

Medal summary

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres Linford Christie 10.15 John Regis 10.31 Barrington Williams 10.34
200 metres Linford Christie 20.46 John Regis 20.56 Michael Rosswess 20.77
400 metres Kriss Akabusi 44.93 Derek Redmond 45.23 Todd Bennett 45.27
800 metres Steve Cram 1:44.16 Tom McKean 1:45.10 Steve Heard 1:45.32
1500 metres Peter Elliott 3:44.48 Steve Crabb 3:45.33 Adrian Passey 3:46.66
5000 metres Eamonn Martin 13:50.03 Gary Staines 13:51.33 Paul Davies-Hale 13:52.56
10,000 metres Steve Binns 28:40.14 Mike McLeod 28:51.76 Mark Dalloway 28:53.10
110 m hurdles Colin Jackson 13.29 Tony Jarrett 13.59 Jon Ridgeon 13.75
400 m hurdles Max Robertson 50.23 Phil Harries 50.50 Martin Briggs 51.02
3000 metres steeplechase Mark Rowland 8:32.60 Roger Hackney 8:33.80 Eddie Wedderburn 8:34.23
10,000 m walk Ian McCombie 41:36.51 Paul Blagg 42:57.06 Chris Maddocks 43:23.56
High jump Geoff Parsons 2.28 m Dalton Grant 2.28 m John Holman 2.20 m
Pole vaultFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Simon Arkell  (AUS)5.10 m Mike Edwards 5.00 m Keith Stock 5.00 m
Long jump Stewart Faulkner 7.98 mFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Gary Honey  (AUS)7.93 m Mark Forsythe 7.91 m
Triple jump John Herbert 17.12 m Vernon Samuels 16.75 m Mike Makin 16.60 m
Shot put Simon Williams 17.78 m Neil Gray 17.20 m Carl Jennings 16.99 m
Discus throw Paul Mardle 58.06 m Graham Savory 55.24 m Peter Gordon 53.76 m
Hammer throw David Smith 72.08 mFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Sean Carlin  (AUS)71.64 m Mick Jones 71.52 m
Javelin throw Dave Ottley 80.34 m Roald Bradstock 79.50 m Mark Roberson 78.06 m
Decathlon Eugene Gilkes 7529 pts Alex Kruger 7456 pts Greg Richards 7317 pts

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres Paula Dunn 11.26 Simmone Jacobs 11.34 Beverly Kinch 11.52
200 metres Simmone Jacobs 23.37 Louise Stuart 23.75 Pat Beckford 23.77
400 metres Linda Keough 51.65 Pat Beckford 52.49 Janet Smith 52.89
800 metres Kirsty Wade 2:01.52 Shireen Bailey 2:02.49 Helen Thorpe 2:03.06
1500 metres Christina Cahill 4:08.26 Shireen Bailey 4:09.20 Kirsty Wade 4:09.35
3000 metres Yvonne Murray 8:47.34 Jill Hunter 8:51.51 Wendy Sly 8:52.37
5000 metres Jane Shields 16:04.34 Shireen Samy 16:15.17 Ruth Partridge 16:18.05
10,000 metres Angela Tooby 33:13.95 Wendy Sly 33:34.79 Véronique Marot 33:49.10
100 m hurdles Sally Gunnell 13.02 Lesley-Ann Skeete 13.19 Wendy Jeal 13.43
400 m hurdles Sally Gunnell 55.40 Elaine McLaughlin 56.09 Simone Laidlow 57.00
5000 m walk Betty Sworowski 24:24.32 Karen Dunster 25:28.56 Vicky Lupton 25:42.70
10,000 m walk Betty Sworowski 50:12.0 Sarah Brown 54:47.2 Vicky Lupton 55:04.9
High jump Janet Boyle 1.91 m Joanne Jennings 1.88 m Sharon Hutchings 1.88 m
Long jumpFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Nicole Boegman  (AUS)6.82 m Fiona May 6.79 m Mary Berkeley 6.46 m
Shot put Judy Oakes 18.76 m Myrtle Augee 17.82 m Yvonne Hanson-Nortey 15.90 m
Discus throw Jackie McKernan 51.80 m Venissa Head 51.14 m Karen Pugh 50.54 m
Javelin throw Sharon Gibson 57.32 m Julie Abel 55.00 m Shona Urquhart 51.46 m
Heptathlon Joanne Mulliner 5728 pts Shona Urquhart 5313 pts Judy Simpson 5227 pts

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