Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

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Men's high jump
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 2
Competitors 40 from 23 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1932 1948»
Athletics at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m steeple men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's high jump event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 2, 1936. The final was won by American Cornelius Johnson.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Height Notes
1 Dave Albritton United States 1.85
1 Günther Gehmert Germany 1.85
1 Jerzy Pławczyk Poland 1.85
1 Kimio Yada Japan 1.85
1 Mihály Bodosi Hungary 1.85
1 Veikko Peräsalo Finland 1.85
1 Jan Brasser Netherlands 1.85
1 Aksel Kuuse Estonia 1.85
1 Simeon Toribio Philippines 1.85
1 Poul Otto Denmark 1.85
1 Kalevi Kotkas Finland 1.85
1 Gustav Weinkötz Germany 1.85
1 Yoshiro Asakuma Japan 1.85
1 Joe Haley Canada 1.85
1 Rudolf Eggenberg Switzerland 1.85
1 Cornelius Johnson United States 1.85
1 Delos Thurber United States 1.85
1 Åke Ödmark Sweden 1.85
1 Lauri Kalima Finland 1.85
1 Jack Metcalfe United States 1.85
1 Hiroshi Tanaka Japan 1.85
1 Edwin Thacker South Africa 1.85
23 Alfredo Mendes Brazil 1.80
23 Svend Aage Thomsen Denmark 1.80
23 Robert Kennedy Great Britain 1.80
23 Ícaro Mello Brazil 1.80
23 Jack Newman Great Britain 1.80
23 Gerard Carlier Netherlands 1.80
23 Edvard Natvig Norway 1.80
23 Sigurður Sigurðsson Iceland 1.80
23 Fritz Flachberger Austria 1.80
32 Stan West Great Britain 1.70
32 Fritz Neuruhrer Austria 1.70
32 Břetislav Krátký Czechoslovakia 1.70
32 Hans Mohr Yugoslavia 1.70
32 Zdeněk Sobotka Czechoslovakia 1.70
32 Hans Martens Germany 1.70
32 Konstantinos Pantazis Greece 1.70
32 Karol Hoffmann Poland 1.70
32 Wu Bixian Republic of China 1.70

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1.70 1.80 1.85 1.90 1.94 1.97 2.00 2.03 2.08 Result Notes
1st Cornelius Johnson United States o o o o o o o o xxx 2.03 OR
2nd Dave Albritton United States o xo o o o xo xxo xxx 2.00
3rd Delos Thurber United States o pass o o o o xo xxx 2.00
4 Kalevi Kotkas Finland pass o pass o xxo o xxo xxx 2.00
5 Kimio Yada Japan o o o o o o xxx 1.97
6 Hiroshi Tanaka Japan o o o o o xxx 1.94
6 Yoshiro Asakuma Japan o o o o xo xxx 1.94
6 Lauri Kalima Finland o o o o xo xxx 1.94
6 Gustav Weinkötz Germany o o xo o xxo xxx 1.94
10 Aksel Kuuse Estonia o o o xxo xxx 1.90
10 Günther Gehmert Germany pass xo o xxo xxx 1.90
12 Jack Metcalfe Australia o o o xxx 1.85
12 Jan Brasser Netherlands o o o xxx 1.85
12 Åke Ödmark Sweden o o o xxx 1.85
12 Edwin Thacker South Africa o o o xxx 1.85
12 Joe Haley Canada pass xo o xxx 1.85
12 Simeon Toribio Philippines o xo o xxx 1.85
12 Poul Otto Denmark o xo xo xxx 1.85
12 Veikko Peräsalo Finland xo o xxo xxx 1.85
12 Rudolf Eggenberg Switzerland pass o xxo xxx 1.85
12 Mihály Bodosi Hungary o o xxo xxx 1.85
22 Jerzy Pławczyk Poland o o xxx 1.80

Key: OR = Olympic record

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