2016 Records | Halkirk Highland Games, Scotland

Halkirk Highland Games, Scotland

2016 Records

2016 Records

HEAVY RECORDS

Light Hammer 16lbs Event No.3
Best Known Authentic Record 156’ 8½ “ B Aitken, Achenblae at Aboyne, 2000
Halkirk Record, Open 154’ 11½” M Sandford, Australia, 1998
Confined to Caithness 150’ 2” A Gunn, Halkirk, 1996
Heavy Hammer 22lbs Event No.4
Best Known Authentic Record 129’ 10½” M Sandford, Australia at Halkirk, 1998
Halkirk Record, Open 129’ 10½“ M Sandford, Australia, 1998
Confined to Caithness 122’ 5” A Gunn, Halkirk, 1996
Throwing 56lb Weight for Distance Event No.5
Best Known Authentic Record 47’ 5” F Brebner, Peterhead at Tomintoul, 1996
Halkirk Record, Open 46’ 7” L Brock, USA, 2008
Confined to Caithness 40’ 9½” A Gunn, Halkirk, 1995
Throwing 28lb Weight for Distance Event No.6
Best Known Authentic Record 95’ 10” Gregor Edmunds, Glasgow at Markinch, 2011
Halkirk Record, Open 90’ 6 “ S Betz, USA, 2008
Confined to Caithness 82’ 4” A Gunn, Halkirk, 1995
Heavy Stone (22lbs) Event No.2  New event in 2016
Best Known Authentic Record
Halkirk Record, Open 46’ 4.5″ S Rider, Kent, 2016
Confined to Caithness
Light Ball (16lbs) Event No.6
Best Known Authentic Record 65’ 3” G Capes, Spalding at Oxton, 1982
Halkirk Record, Open 57’ 7’’ S Rider, Kent 2013
Confined to Caithness 53’ ½” A Gunn, Halkirk, 1999
Throwing 56lb Weight for Height Event No.7
Best Known Authentic Record 17’ 1½“ K Chuprinine, Ukraine at Loch Lomond, 2005
Halkirk Record, Open 16’ 10“ M Sandford, Australia, 1999
Confined to Caithness 15’ 6” A Gunn, Halkirk, 1999

TRACK & FIELD RECORDS

Track Events (noted from 1990)
Open Running
85m 9.30s P Walker, Edinburgh, 1999
200m 22.32s A Daffurn, Coatbridge, 2010
400m 51.00s P Walker, Edinburgh, 1999
800m 1m 58.70s P Walker, Edinburgh, 1999
1600m 4m 37s C Robertson, Pitlochry, 2008
Field Events (noted from 1987)
High Jump
All Comers Record 7’ 11” J Sotomayor, Cuba at Crystal Palace, 1994
Scottish Record 6’ 6.5” A Macdonald, Lossiemouth at Grantown on Spey, 2008
Halkirk Record 6’ 2″ A Hamilton, Edinburgh, 2016
Confined to Caithness 5’ 9” B Atkins, Lybster, 2001
Long Jump  
All Comers Record 25’ 6” H Hines, at Crystal Palace, 1975
Scottish Record 24’ 6.5″

 

A Hamilton, Edinburgh at Mull in 2016
Halkirk Record 21’ 11” Allan Hamilton, Edinburgh, 2015
Confined to Caithness 20” 5.5” A Raeburn, Thurso, 2011
   
Hop, Step & Leap  
All Comers Record 58’ 6” J Edwards, at Crystal Palace, 1995
Scottish Record 50’1″ A Hamilton, Edinburgh at Mull in 2016
Halkirk Record 47’ 0“ A Daffurn, Coatbridge, 2014
Confined to Caithness 45’ 5.5“ A Raeburn, Thurso, 2011
   
Track & Field (Open 14 yrs and under 16yrs noted from 1997)
200m 24.86s S MacDonald, Dingwall, 2002
400m 55.97s C Robertson, Logierait, 2002
Long Jump 19’ 1” A Raeburn, Thurso, 2006
High Jump 5’ 7.5” S O’Kane, Halkirk, 2008
   
Cycling (Open noted from 1990, under 16 yrs noted from 1997) – Scratch
800m (Open) 1m 15.6s E Oliphant, Wick, 2004
800m (Open, under 16) 1m 21.0s E Oliphant, Wick, 1997