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

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Women's high jump
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 8
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Silver 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 women's high jump field event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 8.

Results[edit]

Top 12 jumpers and ties and all jumpers clearing 1.65 metres advanced to the finals. All heights are listed in metres.

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1.50 1.55 1.60 1.65
1 Iolanda Balaș Romania 1.65 p p o o
2T Valentina Ballod Soviet Union 1.65 p o o o
2T Marlene Schmitz Germany 1.65 p o o o
4T Ingrid Becker Germany 1.65 o o o o
4T Jarosława Jóźwiakowska Poland 1.65 o o o o
4T Dorothy Shirley Great Britain 1.65 o o o o
7T Olga Gere Yugoslavia 1.65 o o o xo
7T Inga-Britt Lorentzon Sweden 1.65 o o o xo
7T Neomia Rogers United States 1.65 o o o xo
10T Taisiya Chenchik Soviet Union 1.65 o o xo xo
10T Florence Pétry France 1.65 o xo o xo
12 Frances Slaap Great Britain 1.65 o xxo o xo
13 Helen Frith Australia 1.65 o p o xxo
14T Galina Dolya Soviet Union 1.65 o o o xxo
14T Nel Zwier Netherlands 1.65 o o o xxo
16T Diny Hobers Netherlands 1.60 o o o xxx
16T Karin Lenzke Germany 1.60 o o o xxx
18 Mette Oxvang Denmark 1.60 o o xo xxx
19 Marinella Bortoluzzi Italy 1.55 o o xxx
20 Brenda Archer British Guiana 1.55 o xo xxx
21T Barbara Brown United States 1.50 o xxx
21T Jean Gaertner United States 1.50 o xxx
23 Canel Konvur Turkey 1.50 xxo xxx

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1.55 1.60 1.65 1.68 1.71 1.73 1.75 1.77 1.81 1.85 1.87 Notes
1 Iolanda Balaș Romania 1.85 p o p o o o o o xo xxo xxp OR
2 Jarosława Jóźwiakowska Poland 1.71 p o o o o xxx
2 Dorothy Shirley Great Britain 1.71 p o o o o xxx
4 Galina Dolya Soviet Union 1.71 o o xo o xxo
5 Taisiya Chenchik Soviet Union 1.68 o o o o xxx
6T Helen Frith Australia 1.65 o o o xxx
6T Inga-Britt Lorentzon Sweden 1.65 o o o xxx
6T Frances Slaap Great Britain 1.65 o o o xxx
9T Ingrid Becker Germany 1.65 o o xo xxx
9T Nel Zwier Netherlands 1.65 o o xo xxx
9T Florence Pétry France 1.65 o o xo xxx
9T Marlene Schmitz Germany 1.65 o o xo xxx
9T Olga Gere Yugoslavia 1.65 o o xo xxx
14 Neomia Rogers United States 1.65 xo xxo xo xxx
15 Valentina Ballod Soviet Union 1.65 o xo xxo xxx

Key: OR = Olympic record; o = clear ; p = pass; x = fail

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