Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
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10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
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3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
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Road events
Marathon men women
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Long jump men women
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High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

These are the official results of the men's high jump event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total number of 38 competitors, with one non-starter.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Charles Austin
United States (USA)
Silver  Artur Partyka
Poland (POL)
Bronze  Steve Smith
Great Britain (GBR)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 2.45 Cuba Javier Sotomayor Salamanca (ESP) July 27, 1993
Olympic Record 2.38 Soviet Union Hennadiy Avdyeyenko Seoul (KOR) September 25, 1988

Charles Austin set a new Olympic record with 2.39 metres.

Results[edit]

RANK FINAL HEIGHT
Med 1.png  Charles Austin (USA) 2.39 m OR
Med 2.png  Artur Partyka (POL) 2.37 m
Med 3.png  Steve Smith (GBR) 2.35 m
4.  Dragutin Topić (YUG) 2.32 m
5.  Steinar Hoen (NOR) 2.32 m
6.  Lambros Papakostas (GRE) 2.32 m
7.  Tim Forsyth (AUS) 2.32 m
8.  Lee Jin-Taek (KOR) 2.29 m
9.  Wolfgang Kreissig (GER) 2.29 m
10.  Przemysław Radkiewicz (POL) 2.29 m
11.  Jarosław Kotewicz (POL) 2.25 m
12.  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.25 m
13.  Troy Kemp (BAH) 2.25 m
14.  Tomáš Janků (CZE) 2.25 m

Non-qualifiers[edit]

RANK HEATS HEIGHT
 Charles Lefrançois (CAN) 2.26 m
 Konstantin Matusevich (ISR) 2.26 m
 Arturo Ortíz (ESP) 2.26 m
 Dalton Grant (GBR) 2.26 m
 Ian Thompson (BAH) 2.26 m
 Gilmar Mayo (COL) 2.26 m
 Marko Turban (EST) 2.24 m
 Mark Mandy (IRL) 2.20 m
 Julio Luciano (DOM) 2.20 m
 Cameron Wright (USA) 2.20 m
 Khemraj Naiko (MRI) 2.20 m
 Loo Kum Zee (MAS) 2.15 m
 Ed Broxterman (USA) 2.15 m
 Chris Anderson (AUS) 2.15 m
 Tomohiro Nomura (JPN) 2.15 m
 Stevan Zorić (YUG) 2.15 m
 Kim Tae-Hoi (KOR) 2.15 m
 Cho Hyun-Wook (KOR) 2.10 m
 Fakhraldien Gor (JOR) 2.10 m
 Olivier Sanou (BUR) NM
 Hugo Muñoz (PER) NM
 Yew Tong Wong (SIN) NM
 Patrik Sjöberg (SWE) DNS

See also[edit]

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