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Statistics

The statistical pages of the OAA are dedicated to Fletcher McEwen.

Fletcher McEwen was born and raised in Adelaide, Australia. He came to prominence in 1967 as a junior athlete winning four South Australian titles, and later going onto become Australia Junior Pole Vault Champion. Fletcher became a teacher after finishing at the University of Adelaide. It was during his teaching, that he was drawn to coaching. During this period he was also heavily involved in the administration side of Athletics becoming President of the University of Adelaide AAC as well taking on a number of roles with South Australia AAA.

Fletcher continued to coach and coached several athletes who went on to representative level in the High Jump. Fletcher throughout the 80’s and 90’s became involved in coach lecturing. It is then he started to lecture throughout the Pacific. He was appointed as the initial director of the Regional Development Centre in Adelaide. He was one of the original architects of the CECS system that is still in use today.

Fletcher retired as the director of the RDC Adelaide at the end of 2005 but has maintained a close interest in athletics in the Pacific. He is currently OAA Honorary statistician and is a member of the International Association of Track and Field Statisticians. He has a keen interest in the history of the sport of Athletics, and wrote OAA’s history, Tracks in the Sand.

Fletcher is currently responsible for the historical ranking and performance lists you see on the OAA website.