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Summer Games Gold Medal Winners: Running High Jump

1928 Ethel Catherwood, Canada 5 ft 3 in
1932 Jean Shiley, United States 5 ft 5.25 in
1936 Ibolya Csak, Hungary 5 ft 3 in
1948 Alice Coachman, United States 5 ft 6.125 in
1952 Ester Brand, South Africa 5 ft 5.75 in
1956 Mildred McDaniel, United States 5 ft 9.25 in
1960 Iolanda Balas, Romania 6 ft 0.75 in
1964 Iolanda Balas, Romania 6 ft 2.75 in
1968 Miloslava Rezkova, Czechoslovakia 5 ft 11.75 in
1972 Ulrike Meyfarth, West Germany 6 ft 3.625 in
1976 Rosemarie Ackerman, E. Germany 6 ft 4 in
1980 Sara Simeoni, Italy 6 ft 5.5 in
1984 Ulrike Meyfarth, West Germany 6 ft 7.5 in
1988 Louise Ritter, United States 6 ft 8 in
1992 Heike Henkel, Germany 6 ft 7.5 in
1996 Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria 6 ft 8.75 in
2000 Yelena Yelesina, Russia 6 ft 7 in
2004 Yelena Slesarenko, Russia 6 ft 9.1 in
2008 Tia Hellebaut, Belgium 6 ft 8.7 in

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20,000-Meter Walk Track and Field–Women Long Jump

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