AthleticsStatsWales

 

 

                               

 

 

 

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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.

Aim

The aim of AthleticsStatsWales is to try and give as complete a record as possible of the statistical history of athletics in Wales from the earliest times to the present day.  It is vital that information about our sport is not lost.

 

Track and field, cross country and road running will be covered.  Statistics will be the main focus of this site, but there will be articles on various topics.  Information will be kept up to date and therefore a permanent statistical record will be maintained.  It is hoped that the site will eventually give a complete picture of the sport in Wales.  Some of the information first appeared in the book 'History of Welsh Athletics', published in 2000, written by John Collins, Alan Currie, Brenda Currie, Mike Walters and Clive Williams, who was also the editor.

 

 

This site is run by athletics enthusiasts for athletics enthusiasts

This is the start of an ongoing project and information will be posted on the website in stages.  

Under each section in the menu bar, details will be given about the type of information it is hoped to provide in the long term.  To begin with an attempt has been made to try and place some information into each of the named sections.

 

Keep checking each section and the 'in the pipeline' box above.

IN THE PIPELINE

 

 

Records

 

Hall of Fame

 

UK Outdoor Vests

 

Pentathlon All TIme Lists

 

Walks

 

T&F Matches

 

Annual Rankings

 

Indoor All Time  Lists

ADDITION

WELSH INDOOR TJ ALL TIME LISTS

Look under Track & Field, then Indoor All Time Field

ADDITION

1974 WELSH RANKINGS

Look under Track & Field, then Rankings

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITION

TRACK & FIELD CHAMPS 1893 - 1914

Look under Articles, then Track & Field

ADDITION

1975 WELSH RANKINGS

Look under Track & Field, then Rankings

ADDITION

1972 WELSH RANKINGS

Look under Track & Field, then Rankings

ADDITION

1973 WELSH RANKINGS

Look under Track & Field, then Rankings

 

CROESO  /  WELCOME

 

We have had to upgrade our website due to

the forthcoming demise of adobe flash player.  

Hopefully it has worked as I am no expert!  

 

However there is a lot of work to do

to tidy and re arrange the data.

So please bear with us!

 

20 Nov 2020

Various sources have been used to compile the information on this site:

 

Our personal collection of programmes and results, Welsh Athletics Annuals, NUTS publications, Athletics Weekly, old newspapers, material from the collections of Viv Pitcher, D J P Richards and Eddie O'Donnell plus numerous books and websites.  Plus we often call on the expertise of others in the world of Welsh athletics who share our enthusiasm for safeguarding the history of our wonderful sport in Wales.

ADDITION

WELSH INDOOR

SP ALL TIME LISTS

Look under Track & Field, then Indoor All Time Field

ADDITION

WELSH CROSS COUNTRY MATCHES IN 2000s

Look under Cross Country, then Int Matches

PWY ?

GUESS WHO?

 

For the answer look under Articles,

then Annual Reviews

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