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Weight Throw Records

The Weight Throw is not an event officially recognised by the IAAF, although it was contested in the 1904 and 1920 Olympics and is featured in the Scottish Highland games.

The men start with a weight of 15.88kg. At age 50, the weight reduces to 11.34kg, then 9.08kg at age 60, 7.26kg at age 70 and 5.45kg at age 80. The women start with 9.08kg, go down to 7.26kg at age 50, 5.45kg at age 60 and 4kg at age 75.

The Weight Throw was introduced to World Masters as a separate event in 2005. Prior to that, it was only competed in as part of the throws pentathlon.

Where Centre records are better performances than National or World records, this likely indicates that the athlete either failed to apply for the record within the application window or was unable to meet the stricter paperwork requirements. More recent records could still be in the processing stage at World or National level.

Note: Athletes move. Wellington records applicable to athletes registered to Wellington at time of performance. Island championship records applicable to athletes registered to that island at time of performance. NZ records applicable to athletes registered appropriately to NZMA at time of performance. Oceania championship records applicable to athletes registered to OMA at time of performance. World records quote national affiliation of athlete at time of performance.

  Wellington North Island
Champs
South Island
Champs
NZMA Champs NZ National NZ Indoor Oceania Champs World World Indoor
M35
15.88kg
21.01

 Phil Jensen (2004)
13.79

D Wagner (2006)
12.05

 Michael Scholten (2013)
14.47

Mark Cumming (2002)
21.01

 Phil Jensen (2004)
no record 18.59

Ricard Meiring AUS (2014)
25.17

Juriy Tamm EST (1992)
23.86

Lance Deal USA (2000)
M40
15.88kg
18.23

 Phil Jensen (2009)
14.67

Mark Cumming (2006)
11.79

Mark Flaus (1999)
15.56

 Mark Cumming (2006)
18.23

 Phil Jensen (2009)
no record 13.78

Stuart Gyngell AUS (2008)
20.98

 Ralf Jossa GER (2007)
22.52

Edward Burke USA (1984
M45
15.88kg
17.44

 Phil Jensen (2014)
15.34

Mark Cumming (2008)
12.15

 Mark Flaus (2008)
15.30

Mark Cumming (2008)
17.44

 Phil Jensen (2014)
no record 14.60

Mark Cumming NZL (2012)
20.79

 Oleksandr Drygol UKR (2011)
19.58

Harold Connolly USA (1977)
M50
11.34kg
14.32

 Laurence Voight
19.21

Mark Cumming (2013)
14.94

 Mark Flaus (2009)
20.00

Mark Cumming (2013)
20.11

Mark Cumming (2012)
13.95

Laini Inivale (2017)
18.05

Stuart Gyngell AUS (2014)
24.24

Jud Logan USA (2009)
22.10

 Stephen Whyte GBR (2014)
M55
11.34kg
9.93

 Keith Bade
13.46

Johan Van Zyl (2014)
14.31

 Richard Davison (2006)
15.54

Laurie Devlin (1994)
19.50

Mark Cumming (2017)
no record 15.05

Robert Hanbury-Brown AUS (2012)
21.73

Jud Logan USA (2014)
19.79

 Jim Wetenhall USA (2010)
M60
9.08kg
12.50

Vic Marks
16.54

Kevin Bradley (2008)
15.72

 Richard Davison (2013)
16.48

Laurie Devlin (1997)
17.45

Kevin Bradley (2006)
no record 17.45

Ray Green AUS (2006)
 
Kevin Bradley NZL (2006)
24.20

Arild Busterud NOR (2008)
22.82

Tom Gage USA (2004)
M65
9.08kg
11.40

 Vic Marks
16.37

 Laurie Devlin (2004)
14.46

 Richard Davison (2014)
17.09

Laurie Devlin (2002)
17.09

Laurie Devlin (2002)
no record 17.43

Laurie Devlin NZL (2004)
22.10

Arild Busterud NOR (2015)
19.33

George Mathews USA (2009)
M70
7.26kg
9.18

Graham Cook (2016)
12.12

 Phillip Cox (2016)
15.56

 Graeme Lawless (2000)
17.72

Max Carr (1994)
18.06

Laurie Devlin (2006)
no record 18.06

Laurie Devlin NZL (2006)
22.33

Edward Burke USA (2012)
20.93

Edward Burke USA (2014)
M75
7.26kg
10.04

P Popa
11.87

Max Carr (2000)
13.52

B Senior (2015)
14.80

Max Carr (1997)
14.80

Max Carr (1997)
no record 14.59

Ken Priestley AUS (2014)
20.06

Klaus Albers GER (2015)
19.38

Edward Burke USA (2016)
M80
5.45kg
11.34

 Stanley Hogg
11.63

Ron Johnson (2013)
13.16

 David Leech (2007)
14.66

Bill Stannius (2009)
14.66

Bill Stannius (2009)
no record 12.19

Norm Windred AUS (2008)
19.91

 Rado Carmelo ITA (2013)
17.51

Osten Edlund SWE (2014)
M85
5.45kg
8.93

Jim Blair (2017)
10.22

Dave Scratton (2004)
8.47

David Leech (2013)
10.15

Dave Scratton (2007)
10.99

Dave Scratton (2004)
8.91

Jim Blair (2017)
10.99

Dave Scratton NZL (2004)
15.34

 Erik Eriksson FIN (2008)
13.02

Matti Jarvinen FIN (2012)
M90
5.45kg
no record no record no record no record 7.11

Dave Scratton (2010)
no record no record 10.59

Torgeir Brandvold NOR (2004)
10.98

 Howard West CAN (2003)
M95
5.45kg
no record no record no record no record no record no record no record 7.56

Trent Lane USA (2006)
 7.11

Trent Lane USA (2007)
M100
5.45kg
no record no record no record no record no record no record no record no record 5.10

Everett Hosack USA (2002)
  Wellington North Island
Champs
South Island
Champs
NZMA Champs NZ National NZ Indoor Oceania Champs World World Indoor
  Wellington North Island
Champs
South Island
Champs
NZMA Champs NZ National NZ Indoor Oceania Champs World World Indoor
W35
9.08kg
9.04

Nicole Macquet (2015)
13.00

Chris McCahill (2001)
11.45

 Raylene Bates (2000)
16.67

Chris McCahill (2002)
16.67

Chris McCahill (2002)
no record 10.03

 Fionnula Connors AUS (2015)
18.02

 Bryrony Glass AUS (2013)
18.02

 Bryrony Glass AUS (2013)
W40
9.08kg
10.70

 Michelle Ward (2012)
14.51

 Chris McCahill (2008)
11.18

 Raylene Bates (2008)
14.82

Chris McCahill (2006)
15.19

Chris McCahill (2006)
no record 15.03

Chris McCahill NZL (2008)
19.09

 Oneithea Lewis USA (2002)
17.12

 Oneithea Lewis USA (2003)
W45
9.08kg
10.18

Michelle Scriven (2017)
14.33

Chris McCahill (2010)
8.17

 F Harvey (2008)
14.40

Chris McCahill (2010 & 2011)
14.40

Chris McCahill (2010 & 2011)
no record 12.84

 Althea Mackie AUS (2015)
17.88

 Oneithea Lewis USA (2005)
16.28

 Oneithea Lewis USA (2008)
W50
7.26kg
5.98

Sharon Wray (2016)
12.91

 Bev Savage (2000)
12.67

 Winifred Harding (2007)
12.39

Tina Ryan (2017)
13.25

Raylene Bates (2016)
no record 13.64

Jayne Hardy AUS (2015)
18.76

 Oneithea Lewis USA (2011)
17.19

Gonny Mik NED (2016)
W55
7.26kg
10.36

 Veronica Gould
12.21

Bev Savage (2001)
11.74

 Winifred Harding (2010)
11.82

Bev Savage (2001)
12.24

 Winifred Harding (2011)
no record 12.45

Dorn Jenkins AUS (2014)
17.02

Evaun Williams GBR (1994)
14.99

 Vanessa Hilliard USA (1997)
W60
5.45kg
9.46

Colleena Blair
12.97

 Bev Savage (2008)
12.02

Val Hood (1999)
12.21

Miriam Stanley (1994)
13.34

 Bev Savage (2008)
no record 17.36

Dorn Jenkins AUS (2015)
17.84

Inge Faldager DEN (2008)
16.70

Inge Faldager DEN (2008)
W65
5.45kg
9.62

Colleena Blair
11.99

 Bev Savage (2013)
10.78

Glen Watts (2006)
11.91

 Bev Savage (2015)
12.38

Bev Savage (2011)
no record 16.44

Helen Searle AUS (2004)
17.34

Annie van Anholt NED (2014)
16.91

Myrle Mensey USA (2014)
W70
5.45kg
10.03

 Colleena Blair (2004)
10.31

 Barbara Austin (2016)
10.55

 Patricia Drayton (2006)
10.41

 Barbara Austin (2015)
11.46

Bev Savage (2016)
no record 12.41

Jan Banens AUS (2012)
15.00

 Jutta Schaefer ITA (2004)
12.42

 Margaret Tosh CAN (2012)
W75
4.0kg
7.80

Colleena Blair (2009)
9.62

 Hilary Weeks (2012)
10.57

Glen Watts (2015)
10.76

 Colleen Brunker (2011)
11.71

 Glen Watts (2015)
no record 11.71

Glen Watts NZL (2015)
14.74

Evaun Williams GBR (2013)
14.24

 Margaret Tosh CAN (2014)
W80
4.0kg
8.43

Colleena Blair (2011)
9.20

Colleen Brunker (2012)
5.10

Iris Bishop (2015)
9.86

 Colleen Brunker (2012)
9.86

 Colleen Brunker (2012)
no record 9.63

Heather Doherty AUS (2014)
10.56

 Rachel Hanssens BEL (2012)
10.75

Susanne Wissinger GER (2014)
W85
4.0kg
no record 5.54

Pam Spiers (2012)
5.08

 R Smith (2006)
7.33

Marcia Petley (2015)
7.33

Marcia Petley (2015)
no record 5.94

Pam Spiers NZL (2012)
9.23

Hilja Bakhoff EST (2014)
8.72

 Hilja Bakhoff EST (2012)
W90
4.0kg
no record 4.69

Pauline Purser (2012)
no record 4.60

Pauline Purser (2013)
4.60

Pauline Purser (2013)
no record no record 7.90

Olga Kotelko CAN (2010)
7.51

 Olga Kotelko CAN (2011)
W95
4.0kg
no record no record no record no record no record no record 5.16

Ruth Frith AUS (2006)
6.72

Olga Kotelko CAN (2014)
6.97

Olga Kotelko CAN (2014)
W100
4.0kg
no record no record no record no record no record no record no record 4.68

Ruth Frith AUS (2011 )
no record
  Wellington North Island
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South Island
Champs
NZMA Champs NZ National NZ Indoor Oceania Champs World World Indoor

World Records from World Masters Athletics as at 31 December 2016.

Oceania Championship Records from Oceania Athletics as at 7 December 2015.

NZ Records from NZ Masters Athletics as at April 2017.

NZMA Championship Records from NZ Masters Athletics as at March 2017.

South Island Championship Records from NZ Masters Athletics as at December 2016.

North Island Championship Records from NZ Masters Athletics as at December 2016.

Wellington Records as at 14 August 2017.


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Last Updated 22 August 2017