1996 AAA Championships

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1996 AAA Championships
Host city Birmingham, England
Date(s)14–16 July
Main stadium Alexander Stadium
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LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
1995
1997


The 1996 AAA Championships was an outdoor track and field competition organised by the Amateur Athletic Association (AAA), held from 14–16 July at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, England. It was considered the de facto national championships for the United Kingdom. [1] [2] [3]

Contents

The competition incorporated the British Olympic trials for Great Britain at the 1996 Summer Olympics, with the top two in each (Olympic) event assured of selection, provided they had attained the qualifying standard.

Medal summary

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres Linford Christie 10.04 Darren Braithwaite 10.25 Ian Mackie 10.26
200 metres John Regis 20.54 Linford Christie 20.54 Owusu Dako 20.72
400 metres Roger Black 44.39 Du'aine Ladejo 44.66 Iwan Thomas 44.69
800 metres Curtis Robb 1:47.61 David Strang 1:47.74 Tony Morrell 1:47.94
1500 metres John Mayock 3:37.03 Anthony Whiteman 3:37.19 Kevin McKay 3:37.90
3000 metres Matt O'Dowd 8:30.11 Ray Plant 8:30.97 Mick Morris 8:33.15
5000 metres John Nuttall 13:48.35 Rob Denmark 13:51.72 Darius Burrows 13:54.42
10,000 metres Rob Denmark 28:20.80 Jon Brown 28:21.40 Paul Evans 28:28.31
110 m hurdles Colin Jackson 13.13 Tony Jarrett 13.41 Andy Tulloch 13.70
400 m hurdles Jon Ridgeon 49.16 Peter Crampton 49.79 Gary Jennings 50.46
3000 metres steeplechase Justin Chaston 8:29.19 Keith Cullen 8:30.80 Spencer Duval 8:36.71
10,000 m walk Steve Partington 42:29.73 Chris Cheeseman 44:07.95 Richard Oldale 44:15.75
High jump Steve Smith 2.31 m Dalton Grant 2.27 m Colin Bent 2.20 m
Pole vault Nick Buckfield 5.71 m Neil Winter 5.40 m Mike Edwards 5.30 m
Long jump Darren Ritchie 7.86 m Oni Onuorah 7.67 m Stewart Faulkner 7.47 m
Triple jump Francis Agyepong 17.12 m Femi Akinsanya 16.58 m Julian Golley 16.39 m
Shot put Matt Simson 18.82 m Shaun Pickering 18.63 m Mark Proctor 17.91 m
Discus throw Robert Weir 60.02 m Simon Williams 57.54 m Kevin Brown 56.76 m
Hammer throw David Smith 72.58 m Paul Head 71.48 m Mick Jones 71.22 m
Javelin throw Nick Nieland 83.06 m Mick Hill 81.42 m Colin Mackenzie 78.74 m
Decathlon Barry Thomas 7701 pts Brian Taylor 7573 pts Anthony Southward 7400 pts

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres Stephi Douglas 11.55 Simmone Jacobs 11.57 Marcia Richardson 11.66
200 metres Simmone Jacobs 23.11 Katharine Merry 23.30 Paula Thomas 23.46
400 metres Phylis Smith 51.74 Georgina Oladapo 52.48 Allison Curbishley 52.76
800 metres Kelly Holmes 1:57.84 Diane Modahl 1:59.87 Natalie Tait 2:02.76
1500 metres Kelly Holmes 4:08.14 Sue Parker 4:13.02 Michelle Faherty 4:14.19
3000 metres Debbie Gunning 9:26.46 Angela Davies 9:26.75 Rhona Makepeace 9:32.97
5000 metres Paula Radcliffe 15:28.46 Sonia McGeorge 15:48.33 Alison Wyeth 15:48.91
10,000 metres Louise Watson 33:21.46 Angie Hulley 33:33.37 Vikki McPherson 33:53.17
100 m hurdles Angie Thorp 13.26 Diane Allahgreen 13.27 Denise Lewis 13.41
400 m hurdles Sally Gunnell 54.65 Alyson Layzell 56.43 Louise Fraser 56.45
5000 m walk Vicky Lupton 23:04.57 Melanie Wright 24:36.65 Catherine Charnock 25:00.22
10,000 m walk Vicky Lupton 49:15.0 Kim Braznell 50:52.3 Liz Corran 51:17.1
High jump Debbie Marti 1.94 m Lea Haggett 1.92 m Joanne Jennings 1.89 m
Pole vault Kate Staples 3.80 m Janine Whitlock 3.70 m Linda Stanton 3.50 m
Long jump Denise Lewis 6.55 m Joanne Wise 6.42 m Ashia Hansen 6.09 m
Triple jump Ashia Hansen 14.25 m Michelle Griffith 13.78 m Connie Henry 13.18 m
Shot put Judy Oakes 18.65 m Myrtle Augee 16.81 m Sharon Andrews 14.83 m
Discus throw Jackie McKernan 54.12 m Shelley Drew 53.68 m Debbie Callaway 52.52 m
Hammer throw Lyn Sprules 54.16 m Ann Gardner 51.58 m Diana Holden 51.52 m
Javelin throw Tessa Sanderson 62.88 m Shelley Holroyd 60.12 m Lorna Jackson 58.20 m
Heptathlon Kerry Jury 5703 pts Pauline Richards 5386 pts Julia Bennett 5356 pts

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