Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's pole vault

The women's pole vault competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 21–24 August.[1]

Women's pole vault
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Date21–24 August
Competitors35 from 22 nations
Winning height4.91 m WR
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Svetlana Feofanova  Russia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Anna Rogowska  Poland
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Competition formatEdit

The competition consisted of two rounds, qualification and final. Athletes start with a qualifying round. Jumping in turn, each athlete attempts to achieve the qualifying height. If they fail at three jumps in a row, they are eliminated. After a successful jump, they receive three more attempts to achieve the next height. Once all jumps have been completed, all athletes who have achieved the qualifying height go through to the final. If fewer than 12 athletes achieve the qualifying standard, the best 12 athletes go through. Cleared heights reset for the final, which followed the same format until all athletes fail three consecutive jumps.[2]

ScheduleEdit

All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Saturday, 21 August 2004 19:00 Qualification
Tuesday, 24 August 2004 20:55 Final

RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record   Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS) 4.90 m London, United Kingdom 30 July 2004
Olympic record   Stacy Dragila (USA) 4.60 m Sydney, Australia 25 September 2000

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Result Record
24 August Final Yelena Isinbayeva   Russia 4.91 m WR

ResultsEdit

Key

  • o = Height cleared
  • x = Height failed
  • = Height passed
  • r  = Retired
  • SB = Season's best
  • PB = Personal best
  • NR = National record
  • AR = Area record
  • OR = Olympic record
  • WR = World record
  • WL = World lead
  • NM = No mark
  • DNS = Did not start
  • DQ = Disqualified

Qualifying roundEdit

Rule: Qualifying standard 4.45 (Q) or at least best 12 qualified (q).

Rank Group Name Nationality 3.80 4.00 4.15 4.30 4.40 4.45 Result Notes
1 A Monika Pyrek   Poland - - o o x- o 4.45 Q
2 A Pavla Hamáčková   Czech Republic - - o xxo - xo 4.45 Q, SB
3 B Anna Rogowska   Poland - - xo o - xxo 4.45 Q
4 A Svetlana Feofanova   Russia - - - - o - 4.40 q
4 B Kateřina Baďurová   Czech Republic - o o o o - 4.40 q
4 B Dana Cervantes   Spain - - o o o - 4.40 q
4 B Yelena Isinbayeva   Russia - - - - o - 4.40 q
8 A Naroa Agirre   Spain - o xo o o - 4.40 q
8 B Dana Ellis   Canada - - o xo o - 4.40 q
10 B Þórey Edda Elísdóttir   Iceland - - xo xxo o - 4.40 q
11 B Vanessa Boslak   France - - o o xo - 4.40 q
12 B Alejandra García   Argentina - xo o o xo - 4.40 q
13 A Anzhela Balakhonova   Ukraine - - - o xxo - 4.40 q
14 A Stephanie McCann   Canada - - o xo xxo - 4.40 q, =SB
15 B Silke Spiegelburg   Germany xo xo o o xxo - 4.40 q
16 B Kym Howe   Australia - o o o xxx 4.30
17 B Jillian Schwartz   United States - - xxo o xxx 4.30
18 A Anastasiya Ivanova   Russia - - o xo xx 4.30
19 A Stacy Dragila   United States - - - xo xxx 4.30
19 A Krisztina Molnár   Hungary - o o xo xxx 4.30
19 A Yeoryia Tsiliggiri   Greece - o o xo xxx 4.30
22 B Carolin Hingst   Germany - - o xxo xxx 4.30
23 A Zhao Yingying   China - o xo xxo xxx 4.30
24 A Melina Hamilton   New Zealand - o o xxx 4.15
24 A Floé Kühnert   Germany - o o xxx 4.15
24 A Teja Melink   Slovenia o o o xxx 4.15
24 A Tanya Stefanova   Bulgaria - o o xxx 4.15
24 A Kellie Suttle   United States - - o xxx 4.15
24 B Anna Fitidou   Cyprus o o o xxx 4.15
24 B Nadine Rohr   Switzerland - o o xxx 4.15
24 B Gao Shuying   China - o o xxx 4.15
32 B Takayo Kondo   Japan - o xxo xxx 4.15
33 A Carolina Torres   Chile - xo xxx 4.00 =SB
34 A Marie Poissonnier   France - xxo xxx 4.00
B Afroditi Skafida   Greece xxx NM

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality 4.00 4.20 4.40 4.55 4.65 4.70 4.75 4.80 4.85 4.90 4.91 Result Notes
  Yelena Isinbayeva   Russia - - o o o x- x- o o - o 4.91 WR
  Svetlana Feofanova   Russia - - o o o o xo x- x- x 4.75
  Anna Rogowska   Poland - o o xxo o o xxx 4.70
4 Monika Pyrek   Poland - o o o xxx 4.55
5 Þórey Edda Elísdóttir   Iceland - o xxo xo xx- x 4.55
6 Vanessa Boslak   France - o o xxx 4.40
6 Naroa Agirre   Spain o o o xxx 4.40
6 Dana Ellis   Canada - o o xxx 4.40
6 Anzhela Balakhonova   Ukraine - o o xxx 4.40
10 Stephanie McCann   Canada - xo o xxx 4.40 =SB
11 Pavla Hamáčková   Czech Republic o o xxo xxx 4.40
12 Kateřina Baďurová   Czech Republic o xo xxx 4.20
13 Silke Spiegelburg   Germany o xxo xxx 4.20
13 Alejandra García   Argentina o xxo xxx 4.20
Dana Cervantes   Spain - xxx NM

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics". Athens 2004. IAAF. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Athens Summer Games: Women's Pole Vault". Athens 2004. Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 February 2015.

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