Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

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Men's high jump
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 1
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1956 1964»
Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
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
Decathlon men

The men's high jump field event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 1.

Results[edit]

All jumpers reaching 2.00 metres advanced to the finals. All heights are listed in metres.

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1.90 1.95 2.00 Notes
1 John Thomas United States 2.00 p p o
2T Viktor Bolshov Soviet Union 2.00 o p o
2T Stig Pettersson Sweden 2.00 p o o
4T Maurice Fournier France 2.00 o o o
4T Robert Kotei Ghana 2.00 o o o
4T Jiří Lanský Czechoslovakia 2.00 o o o
4T Kjell-Åke Nilsson Sweden 2.00 o o o
4T Sándor Noszály Hungary 2.00 o o o
4T Cornel Porumb Romania 2.00 o o o
4T Robert Shavlakadze Soviet Union 2.00 o o o
11 Theo Püll Germany 2.00 xo o o
12 Piotr Sobotta Poland 2.00 o xxo o
13T Valery Brumel Soviet Union 2.00 o p xo
13T Gordon Miller Great Britain 2.00 p o xo
15T Charlie Dumas United States 2.00 o o xo
15T Joe Faust United States 2.00 o o xo
17 Mahamat Idriss France 2.00 o o xxo
18 Kuniyoshi Sugioka Japan 1.95 p o xxx
19T René Maurer Switzerland 1.95 o o xxx
19T Werner Pfeil Germany 1.95 o o xxx
19T Eero Salminen Finland 1.95 o o xxx
22T Helmut Donner Austria 1.95 xo o xxx
22T Crawford Fairbrother Great Britain 1.95 o xo xxx
24T Jón Pétursson Iceland 1.95 xo o xxx
24T Peter Riebensahm Germany 1.95 o xo xxx
26 Đorđe Majtan Yugoslavia 1.95 p xxo xxx
27 Chilla Porter Australia 1.95 o xxo xxx
28 Samuel Igun Nigeria 1.90 o xxx
29 Gurbachan Singh Randhawa India 1.90 xxo xxx
- Mohamed Abdul Razzak Iraq - xxx NM
- Sylvain Bitan Tunisia - xxx NM
- Çetin Şahiner Turkey - xxx NM

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1.90 1.95 2.00 2.03 2.06 2.09 2.12 2.12 2.14 2.16 Notes
1 Robert Shavlakadze Soviet Union 2.16 p p xo o o o o o OR o OR xxo OR
2 Valery Brumel Soviet Union 2.16 p o p o o xo xxo xo =OR xo =OR xxx OR
3 John Thomas United States 2.14 p p o p o o p xo =OR xxx
4 Viktor Bolshov Soviet Union 2.14 p o p o o o o xo =OR xxx
5 Stig Pettersson Sweden 2.09 o p o p xxo xxo xxx
6 Charlie Dumas United States 2.03 p p o o p
7T Jiří Lanský Czechoslovakia 2.03 o o o o xxx
7T Kjell-Åke Nilsson Sweden 2.03 o o o o xxx
7T Theo Püll Germany 2.03 o o o o xxx
10 Robert Kotei Ghana 2.03 o p o xo xxx
11 Cornel Porumb Romania 2.03 o o o xo xxx
12 Mahamat Idriss France 2.03 p xo xo xo xxx
13 Sándor Noszály Hungary 2.03 o o xo xxo xxx
14 Maurice Fournier France 2.00 p o o xxx
15 Piotr Sobotta Poland 2.00 o o o xxx
16 Gordon Miller Great Britain 2.00 o o xxo xxx
17 Joe Faust United States 1.95 o o xxx

Key: OR = Olympic record; =OR = equalled Olympic record NR = no mark; o = clear ; p = pass; x = fail

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