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Weight Throw

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.

It was added as an individual event in 1998. Prior to that it was only contested as part of the throws pentathlon.

Performances by guest athletes from outside the South Island are marked [IE].

NZMA Championship Records from NZ Masters Athletics as at 8 March 2019. NZ Records from NZ Masters Athletics as at 1 July 2019. South Island Championship Records from NZ Masters Athletics as at November 2018. North Island Championship Records from NZ Masters Athletics as at November 2018.

  M35 (15.88kg) W35 (9.08kg)
CR 12.05 - Michael Scholten (2013) 11.45 - Raylene Bates (2000)
NZ Rec 21.01 - Phil Jensen (2004) 16.67 - Christine McCahill (2002)
2018
2016
not contested not contested
2015 not contested 7.28 - Lee Grieve
no second or third place
2014 11.43 - Michael Scholten
no second or third place
7.15 - Paula Cotter
no second or third place
2013 12.05 - Michael Scholten
no second or third place
not contested
2012
2010
not contested not contested
2009 not contested 7.14 - Althea Mackie [IE]
not contested
2008
2004
not contested not contested
2003 not contested 16.09 - Christine McCahill [IE]
not contested
2002 not contested 11.03 - Raylene Bates
9.33 - Wendy Clearwater
no third place
2001 not contested 9.84 - Wendy Clearwater
no second or third place
2000 11.96 - Stuart Chirnside
11.08 - Mark O'Brien
no third place
11.45 - Raylene Bates
8.65 - Wendy Clearwater
no third place
1999 11.80 - Stuart Chirnside
no second or third place
9.21 - Wendy Clearwater
7.51 - Fiona Harvey
no third place
1998 10.13 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
8.91 - Wendy Clearwater
no second or third place
  M40 (15.88kg) W40 (9.08kg)
CR 11.79 - Mark Flaus (1999) 11.18 - Raylene Bates (2008)
NZ Rec 18.23 - Phil Jensen (2009) 15.19 - Christine McCahill (2006)
2018 not contested 7.81 - Toni Oudemans
6.56 - Lee Grieve
no third place
2017 not contested 7.33 - Lee Grieve
no second or third place
2016 not contested 5.80 - Dena Miller
no second or third place
2015 not contested not contested
2014 9.84 - Simon Maole
no second or third place
11.96 - Althea Mackie [IE]
not contested
2013 not contested 10.62 - Michelle Ward [IE]
not contested
2012 not contested 11.62 - Althea Mackie [IE]
9.03 - Michelle Ward [IE]
not contested
2011 not contested not contested
2010 not contested 10.47 - Althea Mackie [IE]
not contested
2009 not contested not contested
2008 not contested 11.18 - Raylene Bates
no second or third place
2007 not contested 6.81 - Kathryn Fraser
no second or third place
2006
2005
not contested not contested
2004 not contested 6.49 - Fiona Harvey
no second or third place
2003 14.78 - Mark Cumming [IE]
not contested
9.69 - Janice Maxwell
9.30 - Wendy Clearwater
6.82 - Fiona Harvey
2002 not contested 9.50 - Janice Maxwell
no second or third place
2001 10.64 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
8.69 - Janice Maxwell
no second or third place
2000 10.11 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
10.03 - Janice Maxwell
7.86 - Dawn Whiting
6.66 - Fiona Harvey
1999 11.79 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
10.81 - Janice Maxwell
no second or third place
1998 not contested not contested
  M45 (15.88kg) W45 (9.08kg)
CR 12.15 - Mark Flaus (2008) 8.89 - Jackie Knowles (2018)
NZ Rec 17.44 - Phil Jensen (2014) 14.40 - Christine McCahill (2010 & 2011)
2018 not contested 8.89 - Jackie Knowles
no second or third place
2017 not contested 11.97 - Althea Mackie [IE]
not contested
2016
2012
not contested not contested
2011 8.88 - Stephen Rusbatch
no second or third place
not contested
2010 7.43 - Ash Burgess
no second or third place
6.02 - Philippa Main
no second or third place
2009 not contested 7.92 - Fiona Harvey
no second or third place
2008 12.15 - Mark Flaus
6.92 - Ashley Burgess
no third place
8.17 - Fiona Harvey
no second or third place
2007 not contested 7.14 - Fiona Harvey
5.66 - Linda Beach
no third place
2006 11.64 - Mark Flaus
11.35 - Laurence Voight
no third place
6.83 - Linda Beach
no second or third place
2005 11.14 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
not contested
2004 not contested 10.39 - Janice Maxwell
no second or third place
2003 not contested 5.79 - Jo Hurring
no second or third place
2002 not contested 7.30 - Winifred Harding
6.91 - Jo Hurring
no third place
2001 8.53 - Derek Wood
no second or third place
6.88 - Jo Hurring
no second or third place
2000 9.73 - Geoff Guenole [IE]
not contested
6.93 - Jo Hurring
no second or third place
1999 8.99 - Geoff Guenole [IE]
not contested
7.62 - Jo Hurring
no second or third place
1998 not contested not contested
  M50 (11.34kg) W50 (7.26kg)
CR 14.94 - Mark Flaus (2009) 12.67 - Winifred Harding (2007)
NZ Rec 20.11 - Mark Cumming (2012) 13.57 - Tania Hodges (2018)
2018
2017
not contested not contested
2016 not contested 5.82 - Thelma Irwin-Suthe
no second or third place
2015 not contested not contested
2014 not contested 9.73 - Fiona Harvey
9.08 - Alison Newall
no third place
2013 13.77 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
9.90 - Fiona Harvey
8.08 - Alison Newall
no third place
2012 13.39 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
9.59 - Fiona Harvey
no second or third place
2011 14.12 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
9.15 - Fiona Harvey
no second or third place
2010 14.67 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
9.44 - Fiona Harvey
7.20 - Lyn Tribble
7.15 - Claire Giles
2009 14.80 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
6.69 - Claire Giles
6.55 - Lyn Tribble
no third place
2008 not contested 12.26 - Winifred Harding
7.59 - Claire Giles
no third place
2007 not contested 12.67 - Winifred Harding
7.89 - Birgit Steltner
no third place
2006 not contested 12.01 - Winifred Harding
7.57 - Birgit Steltner
6.64 - Jocelyn Hurring
2005 not contested 8.70 - Winifred Harding
6.19 - Jocelyn Hurring
no third place
2004 not contested 7.47 - Jocelyn Hurring
no second or third place
2003 13.72 - Richard Davison
no second or third place
8.60 - Heather Steer
no second or third place
2002 11.20 - Keith Hutton
6.05 - Barrie Sheehy
no third place
10.18 - Beverley Church
8.48 - Claire Matoe
no third place
2001 9.01 - Keith Brown
no second or third place
10.63 - Beverley Church
no second or third place
2000 6.48 - Robin Ford
no second or third place
9.09 - Beverley Church
no second or third place
1999 not contested 10.78 - Beverley Church
8.18 - Lynn Donaldson
no third place
1998 not contested 9.62 - Beverley Church
8.15 - Lynn Donaldson
7.17 - Alison Duncan
  M55 (11.34kg) W55 (7.26kg)
CR 14.31 - Richard Davison (2006) 11.74 - Winifred Harding (2010)
NZ Rec 19.55 - Mark Cumming (2017) 12.27 - Anne Goulter (2018)
2018 11.89 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
8.76 - Fiona Harvey
no second or third place
2017 not contested 8.85 - Fiona Harvey
7.93 - Evelyn Tribble
6.66 - Thelma Irwin-Sutherland
2016 13.76 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
not contested
2015 not contested 9.37 - Fiona Harvey
8.34 - Lyn Tribble
no third place
2014 13.42 - Mark Flaus
no second or third place
10.06 - Winifred Harding
7.97 - Lyn Tribble
7.63 - Claire Giles
2013 not contested 10.02 - Winifred Harding
no second or third place
2012 6.59 - Dennis O’Leary [IE]
not contested
not contested
2011 not contested not contested
2010 10.48 - Lester Laughton
no second or third place
11.74 - Winifred Harding
7.99 - Birgit Steltner
no third place
2009 9.53 - Lester Laughton
8.06 - Wayne Stephenson
no third place
not contested
2008 13.51 - Rick Davison
9.72 - Lester Laughton
no third place
5.61 - Mary Vincent
no second or third place
2007 13.40 - Rick Davison
11.28 - Keith Hutton
no third place
7.65 - Beverley Church
no second or third place
2006 14.31 - Rick Davison
10.15 - Keith Hutton
9.81 - Lester Laughton
8.32 - Beverley Church
no second or third place
2005 13.86 - Rick Davison
11.34 - Keith Hutton
no third place
9.02 - Beverley Church
no second or third place
2004 13.53 - Rick Davison
11.78 - Keith Hutton
7.58 - Glen Church
8.90 - Veronica Gould [IE]
8.35 - Beverley Church
7.71 - Lyn Donaldson
no third place
2003 7.76 - Glen Church
no second or third place
9.82 - Beverley Church
9.18 - Vivienne Keohane [IE]
8.55 - Veronica Gould [IE]
8.18 - Lyn Donaldson
7.09 - Alison Duncan
2002 10.48 - Ross Stewart
no second or third place
8.20 - Lyn Donaldson
6.36 - Diane Underwood
no third place
2001 not contested 8.11 - Alison Duncan
8.03 - Diane Underwood
no third place
2000 10.15 - Kevin Brown
9.51 - Ross Stewart
no third place
7.28 - Alison Duncan
7.25 - Diane Underwood
no third place
1999 10.62 - Brian Senior
10.14 - Ross Stewart
10.12 - Kevin Brown
7.34 - Alison Duncan
6.99 - Barbara Bird
no third place
1998 not contested 9.98 - Val Hood
6.37 - Barbara Bird
5.55 - Lorraine Menzie
  M60 (9.08kg) W60 (5.45kg)
CR 15.72 - Richard Davison (2013) 12.02 - Val Hood (1999)
NZ Rec 17.45 - K Bradley (2006) 13.34 - Bev Savage (2008)
2018 not contested 11.55 - Winifred Harding
no second or third place
2017 not contested not contested
2016 not contested 11.10 - Winifred Harding
no second or third place
2015 11.82 - Alan Hallberg
no second or third place
11.00 - Winifred Harding
7.02 - Jo Hurring
no third place
2014 11.31 - Lester Laughton
no second or third place
not contested
2013 15.72 - Richard Davison
12.56 - Lester Laughton
no third place
7.52 - Shirley Rolston
no second or third place
2012 15.60 - Richard Davison
11.94 - Lester Laughton
9.18 - Adrian Landon-Lane
9.47 - Jill Evans [IE}
not contested
2011 15.17 - Richard Davison
12.40 - Lester Laughton
no third place
8.73 - Beverley Church
no second or third place
2010 15.27 - Richard Davison
no second or third place
10.45 - Beverley Church
7.91 - Alison Wright
6.35 - Loris Reed
2009 15.29 - Richard Davison
12.92 - Keith Hutton
no third place
10.93 - Beverley Church
9.83 - Ada Birtles
7.53 - Alison Wright
2008 not contested 10.81 - Beverley Church
no second or third place
2007 8.44 - Glen Church
no second or third place
9.69 - Lyn Donaldson
7.48 - Diane Underwood
7.47 - Alison Duncan
2006 8.97 - Glen Church
no second or third place
9.66 - Lyn Donaldson
7.61 - Diane Underwood
no third place
2005 13.86 - Richard Davison
11.34 - Keith Hutton
no third place
not contested
2004 not contested 10.76 - Glen Watts
7.98 - Alison Duncan
no third place
2003 11.75 - Brian Senior
7.73 - Roly Letham
no third place
10.58 - Glen Watts
9.25 - Val Hood
no third place
2002 8.72 - Roly Letham
no second or third place
11.45 - Glen Watts
10.92 - Pam Kelly
8.02 - Gwyn Heseltine
2001 13.29 - Bryan Slattery
12.89 - Brian Senior
no third place
7.86 - Barbara Bird
7.68 - Gwyn Heseltine
5.87 - Lorraine Menzies
2000 13.79 - Barry Rait
12.85 - Brian Senior
10.71 - Oskar Kruger
11.62 - Glen Watts
10.63 - Val Hood
9.15 - Gwyn Heseltine
1999 14.75 - Barry Rait
10.32 - Oskar Kruger
10.29 - Bryan Slattery
12.02 - Val Hood
10.64 - Patricia Drayton
8.85 - Gwyn Heseltine
1998 14.86 - Barry Rait
9.15 - Bryan Slattery
no third place
9.11 - Gwyn Heseltine
7.85 - Iris Bishop
7.09 - Margaret Eason
  M65 (9.08kg) W65 (5.45kg)
CR 14.46 - Richard Davison (2014) 10.78 - Glen Watts (2006)
NZ Rec 17.09 - Laurie Devlin (2002) 12.38 - Bev Savage (2011)
2018 12.51 - Richard Davison
11.86 - Lester Laughton
no third place
8.11 - Shirley Rolston
no second or third place
2017 12.25 - Richard Davison
no second or third place
7.31 - Beverley Church
no second or third place
2016 13.46 - Richard Davison
13.25 - Lester Laughton
no third place
7.26 - Alison Wright
6.57 - Beverley Church
no third place
2015 13.15 - Richard Davison
11.07 - Keith Hutton
no third place
7.88 - Noni Callander
7.66 - Lois Anderson
no third place
2014 14.46 - Richard Davison
11.67 - Keith Hutton
no third place
8.20 - Noni Callander
no second or third place
2013 not contested 8.61 - Beverley Church
7.45 - Noni Callander
no third place
2012 not contested 8.35 - Alison Wright
no second or third place
2011 8.02 - Glen Church
no second or third place
7.89 - Alison Wright
no second or third place
2010 not contested not contested
2009 12.30 - Brian Senior
no second or third place
10.55 - Glen Watts
no second or third place
2008 12.72 - Brian Senior
7.02 - Roly Letham
no third place
9.78 - Glen Watts
no second or third place
2007 12.44 - Brian Senior
no second or third place
10.41 - Glen Watts
6.29 - Gwyn Heseltine
5.85 - Lorraine Menzies
2006 13.10 - Brian Senior
no second or third place
10.78 - Glen Watts
5.83 - Gwyn Heseltine
no third place
2005 12.91 - Brian Senior
10.63 - Barry Rait
9.63 - Bryan Slattery
9.83 -  Glen Watts
8.84 - Valerie Hood
6.63 - Barbara Bird
2004 12.05 - Barry Rait
9.73 - Bryan Slattery
9.21 - Ron Melrose
10.03 - Valerie Hood
7.03 - Iris Bishop
no third place
2003 not contested 9.69 - Patricia Drayton
7.49 - Gwyn Heseltine
no third place
2002 13.24 - Barry Rait
10.17 - Bryan Slattery
no third place
10.69 - Patricia Drayton
6.47 - Iris Bishop
no third place
2001 13.29 - Barry Rait
no second or third place
10.39 - Patricia Drayton
6.92 - Iris Bishop
no third place
2000 not contested 10.34 - Patricia Drayton
7.14 - Iris Bishop
no third place
1999 13.01 - Graeme Lawless
9.83 - Charlie Bishop
no third place
9.36 - Colleena Blair [IE]
8.65 - Olwyn Gibb
8.59 - Patricia Leech
no third place
1998 10.73 - Charlie Bishop
no second or third place
7.94 - Patricia Leech
no second or third place
  M70 (7.26kg) W70 (5.45kg)
CR 15.56 - Graeme Lawless (2000) 10.55 - Patricia Drayton  (2006)
NZ Rec 18.06 - Laurie Devlin (2006) 11.46 - Bev Savage (2016)
2018 not contested not contested
2017 not contested 7.45 - Alison Wright
no second or third place
2016 7.60 - Glen Church
no second or third place
not contested
2015 not contested 8.33 - Justine Whitaker
no second or third place
2014 not contested 7.31 - Justine Whitaker
no second or third place
2013 11.95 - Brian Senior
no second or third place
8.70 - Glen Watts
7.51 - Justine Whitaker
no third place
2012 not contested 10.00 - Glen Watts
5.99 - Gwyn Heseltine
5.55 - Barbara Bird
2011 not contested 6.29 - Gwyn Heseltine
5.98 - Barbara Bird
no third place
2010 14.17 - Brian Senior
11.86 - Don Chambers [IE]
8.59 - Barry Rait
no third place
9.75 - Glen Watts
5.69 - Barbara Bird
no third place
2009 9.01 - Barry Rait
8.64 - Alan Hunter
no third place
5.49 - Gwyn Heseltine
no second or third place
2008 10.42 - Bryan Slattery
8.71 - Barry Rait
no third place
6.06 - Gwyn Heseltine
no second or third place
2007 10.08 - Bryan Slattery
8.51 - Alan Hunter
no third place
9.73 - Patricia Drayton
5.79 - Iris Bishop
no third place
2006 9.50 - Barry Rait
no second or third place
10.55 - Patricia Drayton
5.61 - Iris Bishop
no third place
2005 not contested 6.05 - Iris Bishop
no second or third place
2004 11.55- Ron Johnson [IE}
11.16 - Charles Bishop
no second or third place
not contested
2003 10.93 - Charlie Bishop
no second or third place
not contested
2002 13.34 - Graeme Lawless
10.63 - Charlie Bishop
no third place
7.90 - Olwyn Gibb
6.25 - Patricia Leech
no third place
2001 14.67 - Graeme Lawless
13.88 - David Leech
10.91 - Charlie Bishop
8.67 - Colleena Blair [IE]
7.22 - Patricia Leech
no second or third place
2000 15.56 - Graeme Lawless
14.97 - David Leech
11.16 - Charlie Bishop
8.83 - Colleena Blair [IE]
7.81 - Patricia Leech
no second or third place
1999 13.91 - David Leech
8.60 - Arthur Grayburn
no third place
not contested
1998 14.88 - David Leech
10.31 - Arthur Grayburn
no third place
not contested
  M75 (7.26kg) W75 (4.0kg)
CR 13.52 - Brian Senior (2015) 10.73 - Justine Whitaker (2018)
NZ Rec 14.80 - Max Carr (1997) 11.71 - Glen Watts (2015)
2018 not contested 10.73 - Justine Whitaker
9.71 - Glen Watts
7.71 - Julie Roots
2017 not contested 10.43 - Justine Whitaker
10.33 - Glen Watts
no third place
2016 6.13 - Alan Hunter
no second or third place
10.48 - Glen Watts
9.88 - Justine Whitaker
no third place
2015 13.52 - Brian Senior
7.02 - Alan Hunter
no third place
10.57 - Glen Watts
5.71 - Gwyn Heseltine
4.81 - Barbara Bird
2014 6.57 - Alan Hunter
no second or third place
6.15 - Gwyn Heseltine
6.07 - Iris Bishop
no third place
2013 7.04 - Alan Hunter
no second or third place
6.95 - Iris Bishop
6.78 - Gwyn Heseltine
no third place
2012 7.71 - Alan Hunter
no second or third place
9.93 - Patricia Drayton
no second or third place
2011 not contested 5.56 - Iris Bishop
no second or third place
2010 not contested 6.11 - Iris Bishop
no second or third place
2009 10.34 - Graeme Lawless
9.31 - Bill Newton
no third place
not contested
2008 not contested not contested
2007 10.52 - Graeme Lawless
9.76 - Charlie Bishop
no third place
7.68 - Olwyn Gibb
no second or third place
2006 10.86 - Graeme Lawless
9.98 - Charlie Bishop
no third place
not contested
2005 10.95 - David Leech
10.87 - Graeme Lawless
10.03 - Charlie Bishop
not contested
2004 11.85- David Leech
7.80 - Arthur Grayburn
no third place
not contested
2003 not contested not contested
2002 13.43- David Leech
7.87 - Arthur Grayburn
no third place
not contested
2001 not contested not contested
2000 8.66 - Roy Williams
no second or third place
not contested
1999 8.24 - Roy Williams
no second or third place
not contested
1998 8.50 - Roy Williams
no second or third place
6.37 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
  M80 (5.45kg) W80 (4.0kg)
CR 13.16 - David Leech (2007) 6.91 - Patricia Drayton (2017)
NZ Rec 14.66 - Bill Stannius (2009) 9.86 - Colleen Brunker (2012)
2018 not contested not contested
2017 7.92 - Alan Hunter
no second or third place
6.91 - Patricia Drayton
no second or third place
2016 not contested 5.01 - Iris Bishop
no second or third place
2015 8.56 - Jim Blair [IE]
not contested
5.10 - Iris Bishop
no second or third place
2014
2013
not contested not contested
2012 9.78 - Jim Blair [IE]
not contested
not contested
2011 10.93 - Graeme Lawless
10.31 - Bill Newton
9.67 - David Leech
not contested
2010 11.43 - David Leech
no second or third place
not contested
2009 not contested not contested
2008 not contested not contested
2007 13.16 - David Leech
no second or third place
not contested
2006
2003
not contested not contested
2002 not contested 5.15 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
2001 not contested 5.52 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
2000 not contested 5.88 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
1999 not contested 6.26 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
1998 not contested not contested
  M85 (5.45kg) W85 (4.0kg)
CR 8.47 - David Leech (2013) 5.08 - Rona Smith (2006)
NZ Rec 10.99 - Dave Scratton (2004) 7.33 - Marcia Petley (2015)
2018
2014
not contested not contested
2013 8.47 - David Leech
no second or third place
not contested
2012
2008
not contested not contested
2007 not contested 4.84 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
2006 not contested 5.08 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
2005 not contested 4.53 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
2004 not contested 5.10 - Rona Smith
no second or third place
2003
1999
not contested not contested
1998 7.48 - Norman Hawke
no second or third place
not contested
  M90 (5.45kg) W90 (4.0kg)
CR no record no record
NZ Rec 7.27 - Peter Tearle (2018) 4.60 - Pauline Purser (2013)
2018
1998
not contested not contested

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