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Pole Vault

1896 William Hoyt, United States 10 ft 9.75 in
1900 Irving Baxter, United States 10 ft 9.875 in
1904 Charles Dvorak, United States 11 ft 6 in
1906 Fernand Gouder, France 11 ft 6 in
1908 Alfred Gilbert, United States,
and Edward Cook, United States (tie)
12 ft 2 in
1912 Harry Babcock, United States 12 ft 11.5 in
1920 Frank Foss, United States 13 ft 5.5625 in
1924 Lee Barnes, United States 12 ft 11.5 in
1928 Sabin W. Carr, United States 13 ft 9.375 in
1932 William Miller, United States 14 ft 1.875 in
1936 Earle Meadows, United States 14 ft 3.25 in
1948 Guinn Smith, United States 14 ft 0.25 in
1952 Robert Richards, United States 14 ft 11.125 in
1956 Robert Richards, United States 14 ft 11.5 in
1960 Don Bragg, United States 15 ft 5.125 in
1964 Fred Hansen, United States 16 ft 8.75 in
1968 Bob Seagren, United States 17 ft 8.5 in
1972 Wolfgang Nordwig, East Germany 18 ft 0.5 in
1976 Tadeusz Slusarski, Poland 18 ft 0.5 in
1980 Wladyslaw Kozakiewics, Poland 18 ft 11.5 in
1984 Pierre Quinon, France 18 ft 10.25 in
1988 Sergei Bubka, USSR 19 ft 4.25 in
1992 Maxim Tarassov, Unified Team1 19 ft 0.25 in
1996 Jean Galfione, France 19 ft 5.25 in
2000 Nick Hysong, United States 19 ft 4.25 in
2004 Tim Mack, United States 19 ft 6.25 in
2008 Steve Hooker, Australia 19 ft 6.64 in
1. Former Soviet Union team.

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