1992 UK Athletics Championships
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1992 UK Athletics Championships

1992 UK Athletics Championships
Host citySheffield, England
Main stadiumSheffield Hallam UCA Stadium
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
1991
1993


The 1992 UK Athletics Championships was the national championship in outdoor track and field for the United Kingdom held at Sheffield Hallam UCA Stadium, Sheffield. It was the only time the city hosted the championships. The men's and women's racewalking events were dropped from the programme for this edition. The women's hammer throw was also not contested after featured for the first time in 1991.

It was the sixteenth edition of the competition limited to British athletes only, launched as an alternative to the AAA Championships, which was open to foreign competitors. However, due to the fact that the calibre of national competition remained greater at the AAA event, the UK Championships this year were not considered the principal national championship event by some statisticians, such as the National Union of Track Statisticians (NUTS). Many of the athletes below also competed at the 1992 AAA Championships.[1][2]

Hammer thrower Paul Head and discus thrower Jackie McKernan each won their fourth straight UK title. Linford Christie (100 m) and Paul Edwards (shot put) made it three consecutive wins. Liz McColgan repeated her victory in the 3000 m. Marcus Adam, the 200 m winner, was the only champion to reach the podium in two events, having also finished third in the 100 m.[1]

The main international track and field competition for the United Kingdom that year was the Olympic Games. The UK 100 m champion Linford Christie took Olympic gold in that event in Barcelona and the UK men's 400 m hurdles champion Kriss Akabusi took an Olympic bronze. Akabusi and the top three in the UK 400 m (Roger Black, Mark Richardson and David Grindley) all shared in a relay Olympic bronze, as did UK women's champions Phylis Smith and Sandra Douglas.[3][4]

Medal summary

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Linford Christie 10.43 Jason Livingston 10.50 Marcus Adam 10.63
200 metres Marcus Adam 20.75 Darren Campbell 21.19 Tony Jarrett 21.29
400 metres Roger Black 44.84 Mark Richardson 45.59 David Grindley 45.90
800 metres Curtis Robb 1:46.95 Craig Winrow 1:47.83 Gary Brown 1:47.85
1500 metres Steve Crabb 3:46.81 Paul Larkins 3:47.07 Tony Morrell 3:47.47
3000 metres John Nuttall 7:58.69 Keith Cullen 8:00.87 Alan Johnson 8:04.99
5000 metres Ian Robinson 14:03.93 Neil Rimmer 14:05.57 Dave Buzza 14:07.04
110 m hurdles Colin Jackson 13.43 David Nelson 13.80 Hughie Teape 13.93
400 m hurdles Kriss Akabusi 49.00 Max Robertson 50.13 Greg Dunson 50.88
3000 metres steeplechase Colin Walker 8:32.66 Tom Buckner 8:36.95 Dave Lee 8:37.59
High jump Brendan Reilly 2.30 m Steve Smith 2.20 m Geoff Parsons 2.20 m
Pole vault Mike Edwards 5.30 m Ian Tullett 5.30 m Andy Ashurst 5.10 m
Long jump Stewart Faulkner 7.86 m Barrington Williams 7.74 m Fred Salle 7.66 m w
Triple jump Jonathan Edwards 16.51 m Tosi Fasinro 16.47 m Julian Golley 16.24 m w
Shot put Paul Edwards 18.77 m Steve Whyte 17.72 m Shaun Pickering 17.12 m
Discus throw Abi Ekoku 56.42 m Glen Smith 56.40 m Kevin Brown 55.52 m
Hammer throw Paul Head 71.06 m Jason Byrne 68.66 m Mick Jones 68.52 m
Javelin throw Mick Hill 84.38 m Roald Bradstock 81.16 m Colin Mackenzie 76.66 m

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres Marcia Richardson 11.68 Sallyanne Short 11.69 Aileen McGillivary 11.70
200 metres Phylis Smith 23.46 Katharine Merry 23.51 Sallyanne Short 23.53
400 metres Sandra Douglas 52.73 Lorraine Hanson 53.41 Gillian McIntyre 53.76
800 metres Lynne Robinson 2:04.47 Lorraine Baker 2:04.52 Teena Colebrook 2:05.04
1500 metres Bev Nicholson 4:13.16 Kirsty Wade 4:13.70 Lisa York 4:14.23
3000 metres Liz McColgan 8:56.01 Lisa York 9:03.94 Laura Adam 9:11.93
100 m hurdles Kay Morley-Brown 13.59 Lesley-Ann Skeete 13.67 Jacqui Agyepong 13.68
400 m hurdles Gowry Retchakan 55.42 Louise Fraser 56.26 Jacqui Parker 56.99
High jump Debbie Marti 1.89 m Kerry Roberts 1.86 m Lea Haggett 1.83 m
Long jump Oluyinka Idowu 6.66 m Fiona May 6.61 m w Mary Berkeley 6.40 m w
Triple jump Rachel Kirby 13.11 m w Evette Finikin 12.93 m Ashia Hansen 12.92 m
Shot put Myrtle Augee 17.84 m Yvonne Hanson-Nortey 16.10 m Maggie Lynes 15.69 m
Discus throw Jackie McKernan 55.44 m Tracy Axten 50.06 m Sharon Andrews 49.60 m
Javelin throw Mandy Liverton 57.22 m Shelley Holroyd 56.32 m Caroline White 53.50 m

References

  1. ^ a b UK Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2018-02-25.
  2. ^ AAA WAAA and National Championships Medalists. NUTS. Retrieved 2018-02-25.
  3. ^ Olympic Games (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  4. ^ Olympic Games (Women). GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2018-03-06.

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