Paul BURGESS

Paul Burgess - Australia - Pole Vault silvers medals at two Commonwealth Games.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 10 September 2006

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Tuesday, 14 August 1979
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Perth, Australia
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Australia
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Paul BURGESS - Australia - Pole Vault silvers medals at two Commonwealth Games.

Paul is pictured above at the 2006 Grand Prix Final in Stuttgart. He finished in first place

in the Pole Vault, beating Toby Stevenson and Tim Lobinger on the countback rule after all

three men had cleared the same height of 5.82m. Earlier in his career Burgess had won

silver medals at the 1998 and 2002 Commonwealth Games.

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Men's Pole Vault final.
Commonwealth Games 1998
1. Riaan Botha   RSA   5.60
2. Denis Petouchinski   NZL   5.55
3. Paul Burgess   AUS   5.50
4. Kersley Gardenne   MRI   5.35
5. Matthew Belsham   ENG   5.25
6. Kevin Hughes   ENG   5.15
7. Marcus Popp   CAN   5.05
8. Neil Young   NIR   4.80
 
Men's Pole Vault Final.
2002 Commonwealth Games
1 Okkert Brits   RSA   5.75   GR  
2 Paul Burgess   AUS   5.70
3 Dominic Johnson   LCA   5.60
4= Viktor Chistiakov   AUS   5.50
4= NickBuckfield   ENG   5.50
4= Dmitri Markov   AUS   5.50
7 Tim Thomas   WAL   5.20
8 Kevin Hughes   ENG   5.05
 
Men's Pole Vault. 2006
Grand Prix Final
1. Paul Burgess   AUS   5.82
2. Toby Stevenson   USA   5.82
3. Tim Lobinger   GER   5.82
4. Fabian Schulze   GER   5.75
5. Steven Hooker   AUS   5.75
6. Daichi Sawano   JAP   5.65
7. Brad Walker   USA   5.65
8. Lars Borgeling   GER   5.50

ANNUAL PROGRESS:

 

2009  5.70 Perth (AUS) 11 JAN 2009

2008  5.61 Bydgoszcz (POL) 01 JUL 2008

2007  5.91 Perth (AUS) 07 JAN 2007

2006  5.92 Mannheim (GER) 07 JUL 2006

2005  6.00 Perth (AUS) 26 FEB 2005  (Personal best)

2004  5.77 Perth (AUS) 17 JUL 2004

2003  5.70 Perth (AUS) 20 DEC 2003

2002  5.75 Perth (AUS) 10 MAR 2002

2001  5.71 Perth (AUS) 20 JAN 2001

2000  5.60 Melbourne (AUS) 02 MAR 2000

1999  5.50 Perth (AUS) 16 JAN 1999

1998  5.60 Perth (AUS) 07 FEB 1998

1997  5.51 Perth (AUS) 15 FEB 1997

1996  5.35 Wollongong (AUS) 07 AUG 1996