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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

These are the official results of the men's high jump event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total number of 38 competitors, with one non-starter.[1]

Men's high jump
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
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VenuesCentennial Olympic Stadium
DatesJuly 26 (qualifications)
July 28 (final)
Competitors37 from 28 nations
Winning height2.39 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Charles Austin
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Artur Partyka
 Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Steve Smith
 Great Britain
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Contents

MedalistsEdit

RecordsEdit

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 2.45   Javier Sotomayor Salamanca (ESP) July 27, 1993
Olympic Record 2.38   Hennadiy Avdyeyenko Seoul (KOR) September 25, 1988

Charles Austin set a new Olympic record with 2.39 metres.

ResultsEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

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

Rank Group Name Nationality 2.10 2.15 2.20 2.24 2.26 2.28 Result Notes
1 A Charles Austin   United States o o o 2.28 Q
1 B Tim Forsyth   Australia o o o o 2.28 Q
1 B Artur Partyka   Poland o o o 2.28 Q
1 B Dragutin Topić   Yugoslavia o o o o 2.28 Q
5 A Steinar Hoen   Norway o o o xxo o 2.28 Q
6 A Troy Kemp   Bahamas o o o xo 2.28 Q
6 A Jarosław Kotewicz   Poland o o o xo 2.28 Q
6 A Lambros Papakostas   Greece o o o xo 2.28 Q
9 A Lee Jin-taek   South Korea o xo o o xo 2.28 Q
9 B Javier Sotomayor   Cuba o xo xo 2.28 Q
11 A Steve Smith   Great Britain o xo xo xo 2.28 Q
11 B Wolfgang Kreißig   Germany o xo xo o xo 2.28 Q
13 A Tomáš Janků   Czech Republic o o o o xo xxo 2.28 Q
13 A Przemysław Radkiewicz   Poland o o xo o xxo 2.28 Q
15 A Charles Lefrançois   Canada o o o o xxx 2.26
16 B Viacheslav Tyrtyshnik   Ukraine o o o xo o xxx 2.26
17 B Konstantin Matusevich   Israel xo o xxo o xxx 2.26
18 B Arturo Ortíz   Spain o o xo xo xxx 2.26
19 B Dalton Grant   Great Britain o o xo xo xo xxx 2.26
20 B Ian Thompson   Bahamas o xo xxo xxx 2.26
21 B Gilmar Mayo   Colombia o xo xo xxo xxx 2.26
22 B Marko Turban   Estonia xo o o xxx 2.24
23 A Mark Mandy   Ireland o o o xxx 2.20
24 B Khemraj Naiko   Mauritius o o xo xxx 2.20
25 A Julio Luciano   Dominican Republic o xo xo xxx 2.20
26 A Cameron Wright   United States o o xxo xxx 2.20
27 A Chris Anderson   Australia o o xxx 2.15
27 A Tomohiro Nomura   Japan o o xxx 2.15
27 A Stevan Zorić   Yugoslavia o xxx 2.15
30 B Loo Kum Zee   Malaysia xo o xxx 2.15
31 B Ed Broxterman   United States xxo o xxx 2.15
32 A Kim Tae-hoi   South Korea xo xxo xxx 2.15
33 B Cho Hyun-wook   South Korea o xxx 2.10
34 B Fakhredin Fouad   Jordan xxo xxx 2.10
A Hugo Muñoz   Peru xxx NM
A Wong Yew Tong   Singapore xxx NM
B Olivier Sanou   Burkina Faso xxx NM
B Patrik Sjöberg   Sweden DNS

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality 2.15 2.20 2.25 2.29 2.32 2.35 2.37 2.39 2.41 2.46 Result Notes
  Charles Austin   United States o o o o xx– o xxx 2.39 OR
  Artur Partyka   Poland o o o xo x– xx 2.37
  Steve Smith   Great Britain xo o xo xx– x 2.35
4 Dragutin Topić   Yugoslavia o o o o xx– x 2.32
5 Steinar Hoen   Norway o o xo o xx– x 2.32
6 Lambros Papakostas   Greece o o o xo xx– x 2.32
7 Tim Forsyth   Australia o o o xxo xx– x 2.32
8 Lee Jin-taek   South Korea xo o o xxx 2.29
9 Wolfgang Kreißig   Germany xo xo o xxx 2.29
10 Przemysław Radkiewicz   Poland xo xo xo xxx 2.29
11 Jarosław Kotewicz   Poland o o xxx 2.25
12 Javier Sotomayor   Cuba o xxx 2.25
13 Troy Kemp   Bahamas xo x– xx 2.25
14 Tomáš Janků   Czech Republic xo xo xo xx 2.25

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Men's High Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

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