Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault

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Athletics at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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The Men's Pole Vault event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entry list of 19 competitors, with two qualifying groups (19 jumpers) before the final (12) took place on Wednesday August 8, 1984.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Pierre Quinon
France (FRA)
Silver  Mike Tully
United States (USA)
Bronze  Earl Bell
United States (USA)
Bronze  Thierry Vigneron
France (FRA)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  Sergey Bubka (URS) 5.90 m July 13, 1984 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Olympic Record  Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz (POL) 5.78 m July 30, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union

Qualifying round[edit]

  • Held on Monday August 6, 1984.
RANK GROUP A HEIGHT
1.  Earl Bell (USA) 5.45 m
 Thierry Vigneron (FRA)
 Mike Tully (USA)
4.  Alberto Ruiz (ESP) 5.45 m
5.  Pierre Quinon (FRA) 5.40 m
6.  Felix Böhni (SUI) 5.40 m
7.  Tom Hintnaus (BRA) 5.35 m
8.  Serge Ferreira (FRA) 5.30 m
9.  Doug Lytle (USA) 5.30 m
 Miro Zalar (SWE) NM


RANK GROUP B HEIGHT
1.  Kimmo Pallonen (FIN) 5.40 m
2.  Mauro Barella (ITA) 5.35 m
3.  Yang Weimin (CHN) 5.30 m
4.  Jeff Gutteridge (GBR) 5.30 m
5.  Tomomi Takahashi (JPN) 5.30 m
6.  John Morrisette (ISV) 5.20 m (NR)
7.  Keith Stock (GBR) 5.20 m
8.  Ji Zebiao (CHN) 5.10 m
9.  Edgardo Rivera (PUR) 5.10 m
 Alfonso Cano (ESP) NM

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL HEIGHT
Med 1.png  Pierre Quinon (FRA) 5.75 m
Med 2.png  Mike Tully (USA) 5.65 m
Med 3.png  Earl Bell (USA) 5.60 m
 Thierry Vigneron (FRA)
5.  Kimmo Pallonen (FIN) 5.45 m
6.  Doug Lytle (USA) 5.40 m
7.  Felix Böhni (SUI) 5.30 m
8.  Mauro Barella (ITA) 5.30 m
9.  Alberto Ruiz (ESP) 5.20 m
10.  Yang Weimin (CHN) 5.10 m
11.  Jeff Gutteridge (GBR) 5.10 m
 Tom Hintnaus (BRA) NM
 Serge Ferreira (FRA)
 Tomomi Takahashi (JPN)

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