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1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's high jump

These are the official results of the men's high jump event at the 1997 IAAF World Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 35 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Wednesday 1997-08-06.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Javier Sotomayor
Cuba (CUB)
Silver   Artur Partyka
Poland (POL)
Bronze   Tim Forsyth
Australia (AUS)

ResultsEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

4 August

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 2.28 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the final.

Rank Group Name Nationality 2.15 2.19 2.23 2.26 2.28 Result Notes
1 A Gilmar Mayo   Colombia o o o o o 2.28 Q, PB
1 A Lee Jin-taek   South Korea o o o 2.28 Q
1 B Artur Partyka   Poland o o o 2.28 Q
1 B Javier Sotomayor   Cuba o o o 2.28 Q
1 B Steinar Hoen   Norway o o 2.28 Q
6 A Lambros Papakostas   Greece o o o xo 2.28 Q
7 A Martin Buß   Germany o xo o xo xo 2.28 Q
8 B Tim Forsyth   Australia o o xxo 2.28 Q
9 B Konstantin Matusevich   Israel o o xo xo xxo 2.28 Q
10 B Dalton Grant   Great Britain xo o xxo xxo 2.28 Q, SB
11 B Jan Janků   Czech Republic o xo o xxx 2.26 q
12 B Sergey Klyugin   Russia o xxo o o xxx 2.26 q
13 A Charles Austin   United States o xo xxx 2.26
14 B Steve Smith   Great Britain o xo xo xxx 2.26
15 A Staffan Strand   Sweden o o xxx 2.23
15 A Charles Lefrançois   Canada o o xxx 2.23
15 B Didier Detchenique   France o o o xxx 2.23
15 B Stevan Zorić   Yugoslavia o o xxx 2.23
15 B Brian Brown   United States o o xxx 2.23
20 B Dimitrios Kokotis   Greece xxo o o xxx 2.23
20 B Mustapha Raifak   France xxo o o xxx 2.23
22 A Jarosław Kotewicz   Poland o xo xxx 2.23
22 A Mark Boswell   Canada o xo xxx 2.23
22 A Mark Mandy   Ireland o o xo xx– x 2.23
22 A Dragutin Topić   Yugoslavia o xo xxx 2.23
26 A Elvir Krehmić   Bosnia and Herzegovina xxo o xo xxx 2.23
27 A Brendan Reilly   Great Britain o xxo xx– x 2.23
28 A Arturo Ortíz   Spain o xxx 2.19
28 A Tomáš Janků   Czech Republic o o xxx 2.19
30 A Randy Jenkins   United States xxo xxo xxx 2.19
31 A Konstantinos Liapis   Greece o xxx 2.15
31 B Glenn Howard   New Zealand o xxx 2.15
31 B Julio Luciano   Dominican Republic o xxx 2.15
34 B Michiya Onoue   Japan xo xxx 2.15
35 B Khemraj Naiko   Mauritius xxo xxx 2.15

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality 2.20 2.25 2.29 2.32 2.35 2.37 2.39 Result Notes
  Javier Sotomayor   Cuba xo o o xo 2.37 WL
  Artur Partyka   Poland o o xo xx– x 2.35 SB
  Tim Forsyth   Australia o xo o xo x– xx 2.35
4 Steinar Hoen   Norway o o o xx– x 2.32
4 Dalton Grant   Great Britain o xxx 2.32 SB
6 Lambros Papakostas   Greece o o xo xx– x 2.32 SB
7 Konstantin Matusevich   Israel o o o xxx 2.29
8 Lee Jin-taek   South Korea xo o o xxx 2.29
9 Martin Buß   Germany xxo o o xxx 2.29
10 Gilmar Mayo   Colombia o o xo xxx 2.29
11 Sergey Klyugin   Russia xo xo xxo r 2.29
12 Jan Janků   Czech Republic o o xxx 2.25

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