1983 World Championships in Athletics – Women's high jump

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Events at the
1983 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Women's High Jump event at the 1983 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total number of 33 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Tuesday August 9, 1983.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Soviet Union Tamara Bykova
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver West Germany Ulrike Meyfarth
West Germany (FRG)
Bronze United States Louise Ritter
United States (USA)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
07.08.1983 – ??:??h 07.08.1983 – ??:??h
Final Round
09.08.1983 – ??:??h

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1983 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG) 2.02 m September 8, 1982 Greece Athens, Greece
Event Record New event

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL HEIGHT
Med 1.png  Tamara Bykova (URS) 2.01 m
Med 2.png  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG) 1.99 m
Med 3.png  Louise Ritter (USA) 1.95 m
4.  Coleen Sommer (USA) 1.95 m
5.  Kerstin Brandt (GDR) 1.92 m
6.  Debbie Brill (CAN) 1.88 m
7.  Susanne Beyer (GDR) 1.88 m
8.  Olga Juha (HUN) 1.88 m
9.  Vanessa Browne (AUS) 1.88 m
10.  Silvia Costa (CUB) 1.84 m
10.  Andrea Bienias (GDR) 1.84 m
12.  Maryse Ewanjé-Epée (FRA) 1.84 m
12.  Katalin Sterk (HUN) 1.84 m
12.  Minna Vehmasto (FIN) 1.84 m
15.  Christine Soetewey (BEL) 1.84 m
16.  Yang Wenqin (CHN) 1.84 m
17.  Larisa Kositsyna (URS) 1.80 m
18.  Zheng Dazhen (CHN) 1.80 m

Qualifying round[edit]

  • Held on Qualification Sunday 1983-08-07
RANK GROUP A HEIGHT
1.  Kerstin Brandt (GDR) 1.90 m
1.  Coleen Sommer (USA) 1.90 m
1.  Tamara Bykova (URS) 1.90 m
4.  Susanne Beyer (GDR) 1.90 m
5.  Christine Soetewey (BEL) 1.87 m
6.  Minna Vehmasto (FIN) 1.87 m
6.  Katalin Sterk (HUN) 1.87 m
8.  Zheng Dazhen (CHN) 1.87 m
9.  Sara Simeoni (ITA) 1.84 m
10.  Gillian Evans (GBR) 1.84 m
11.  Gaby Meier-Lindenthal (SUI) 1.84 m
11.  Brigitte Reid (CAN) 1.84 m
13.  Thordis Gisladottir (ISL) 1.80 m
13.  Megumi Sato (JPN) 1.80 m
15.  Christine Stanton (AUS) 1.80 m
16.  Iona Smith (ANG) 1.50 m


RANK GROUP B HEIGHT
1.  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG) 1.90 m
2.  Louise Ritter (USA) 1.90 m
3.  Andrea Bienias (GDR) 1.90 m
4.  Debbie Brill (CAN) 1.90 m
5.  Olga Juha (HUN) 1.87 m
6.  Larisa Kositsyna (URS) 1.87 m
7.  Maryse Ewanjé-Epée (FRA) 1.87 m
8.  Vanessa Browne (AUS) 1.87 m
8.  Silvia Costa (CUB) 1.87 m
8.  Yang Wenqin (CHN) 1.87 m
11.  Niculina Vasile (ROU) 1.84 m
12.  Emese Bela (HUN) 1.80 m
13.  Susanne Lorentzon (SWE) 1.80 m
14.  Lidija Lapajne (YUG) 1.80 m
15.  Hisayo Fukumitsu (JPN) 1.75 m
16.  Kawther Akremi (TUN) 1.70 m
17.  Klodeta Gjini (ALB) 1.70 m

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