Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's high jump

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Athletics at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
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80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
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3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
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Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
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Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
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Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Women's High Jump event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. The qualification round mark was set at 1.58 metres. Just one athlete, Ann Marie Flynn from the USA, did not surpass that height in the morning qualification round.

Final classification[edit]

Med 1.png  Mildred McDaniel (USA) 1.76 m
Med 2.png  Thelma Hopkins (GBR) 1.67 m
Med 2.png  Mariya Pisareva (URS) 1.67 m
4.  Gunhild Larking (SWE) 1.67 m
5.  Iolanda Balaș (ROU) 1.67 m
6.  Michele Mason (AUS) 1.67 m
7.  Mary Donaghy (NZL) 1.67 m
8=.  Hermina Geyser (RSA) 1.64 m
8=.  Jirina Voborilova (TCH) 1.64 m
10.  Olga Modrachova (TCH) 1.64 m
11.  Valentina Ballod (URS) 1.60 m
12=.  Reinelde Knapp (AUT) 1.60 m
12=.  Dorothy Tyler (GBR) 1.60 m
14.  Carole Bernoth (AUS) 1.60 m
15.  Janice Cooper (AUS) 1.55 m
16=.  Audrey Bennett (GBR) 1.55 m
16=.  Alice Whitty (CAN) 1.55 m
18.  Inge Kilian (EUA) 1.55 m
19(DNQ).  Ann Marie Flynn (USA) 1.50 m