In the local heavy events category, the following records currently stand:-
Light Hammer – James Dawkins - set in 2015 - 127ft 3in
28 lb Weight – Gordon Martin - set in 1995 - 71ft 11in
Light Stone – Gordon Martin - set in 1995 - 49ft 3in
In the open heavy events category the following records currently stand:-
Heavy Stone - Sebastian Wenta – set in 2009 – 49ft
Light Stone – Matt Vincent –set in 2015 - 58 ft 9in
Heavy Hammer - Bruce Aitken – set in 2008 – 119ft 4in
Light Hammer - Bruce Aitken – set in 2003 - 148 ft
Throwing Weight for Distance - Geoff Capes – set in 1985 – 82ft
Throwing Weight over Bar - David Brown – set in 2004 – 16ft 6in
In the two new records set in 2015, James Dawkins beat the Local Light Hammer record set by Gordon Martin way back in 1992, while Matt Vincent from the USA beat the Open Light Stone record set in 2009.
The record set in 2009 by Sebastian Wenta from Poland in the Heavy Stone event beat the record previously held since 1985 by Geoff Capes.
Arthur Rowe's record throw of 119ft 2in in the heavy hammer event of 1970 was at last beaten by Bruce Aitken with his throw of 119ft 4in in 2008.In the Hill Race, remarkably the record time is still that of 16min 59sec set by F. Reeves in 1978
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