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Men's Olympic High Jump Through the Years

High Jump

Find the Olympic gold-medal times for the men's high jump competition from 1896 to the present.

Year HeightRecord
1896Ellery Clark, USA5-111/4 
1900Irving Baxter, USA6- 23/4OR
1904Sam Jones, USA5-11 
1906Cornelius Leahy, GBR/IRE5-10 
1908Harry Porter, USA6- 3OR
1912Alma Richards, USA6- 4OR
1920Richmond Landon, USA6- 4OR
1924Harold Osborn, USA6- 6OR
1928Bob King, USA6- 41/2 
1932Duncan McNaughton, CAN6- 51/2 
1936Cornelius Johnson, USA6- 8OR
1948John Winter, AUS6- 6 
1952Walt Davis, USA6- 81/2OR
1956Charley Dumas, USA6-111/2OR
1960Robert Shavlakadze, USSR7- 1OR
1964Valery Brumel, USSR7- 13/4OR
1968Dick Fosbury, USA7- 41/4OR
1972Yuri Tarmak, USSR7- 33/4 
1976Jacek Wszola, POL7- 41/2OR
1980Gerd Wessig, E. Ger7- 83/4WR
1984Dietmar Mögenburg, W. Ger7- 81/2 
1988Gennady Avdeyenko, USSR7- 93/4OR
1992Javier Sotomayor, CUB7- 8 
1996Charles Austin, USA7- 10OR
2000Sergey Klugin, RUS7- 81/2 
2004Stefan Holm, SWE7- 83/4 
2008Andrey Silnov, RUS7- 83/4 
2012Ivan Ukhov, RUS7-93/4 

 

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