Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

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Athletics at the
2000 Summer Olympics
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The Men's High Jump event at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Olympic Stadium on Friday, 22 September and Sunday, 24 September.

The high jump has been ever present since the beginning of the modern Olympic Games in 1896.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Sergey Kliugin
Russia (RUS)
Silver  Javier Sotomayor
Cuba (CUB)
Bronze  Abderrahmane Hammad
Algeria (ALG)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
22.09.2000 – 19:25h 22.09.2000 – 19:25h
Final Round
24.09.2000 – 18:10h

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2000 Summer Olympics
World Record  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.45 m 27 July 1993 Spain Salamanca, Spain
Olympic Record  Charles Austin (USA) 2.39 m 28 July 1996 United States Atlanta, United States

Results[edit]

All distances shown are in meters.

  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • DQ denotes disqualification.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • AR denotes area/continental record.
  • OR denotes Olympic record.
  • WR denotes world record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season best

Qualifying[edit]

Held on Friday, 22 September 2000.

The qualifying height was 2.30m. For all qualifiers who did not achieve the standard, the remaining spaces in the final were filled by the highest jumps until a total of 12 qualifiers.

Group A[edit]

Place Overall Athlete Nation Mark Qual Record
1 T1 Stefan Holm Sweden 2.27 q
1 T1 Konstantin Matusevich Israel 2.27 q
3 5 Sergey Kliugin Russia 2.27 q
4 T7 Abderrahmane Hammad Algeria 2.27 q
5 13 Mark Boswell Canada 2.27 q
6 T14 Tim Forsyth Australia 2.24
6 T14 Elvir Krehmić Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.24
8 T16 Mika Polku Finland 2.24
8 T16 Christian Rhoden Germany 2.24
8 T16 Andriy Sokolovskyy Ukraine 2.24
11 19 Yuriy Pakhlyayev Kazakhstan 2.24
12 20 Charles Austin United States 2.20
13 T27 Benjamin Challenger Great Britain 2.15
13 T27 Ruslan Glyvynskyy Ukraine 2.15
13 T27 Takahisa Yoshida Japan 2.15
13 T27 Stevan Zoric Yugoslavia 2.15
17 33 Jean Claude Rabbath Lebanon 2.15
18 34 Aleksei Lelin Belarus 2.15

Group B[edit]

Place Overall Athlete Nation Mark Qual Record
1 T1 Wolfgang Kreissig Germany 2.27 q
1 T1 Vyacheslav Voronin Russia 2.27 q
3 6 Nathan Leeper United States 2.27 q
4 T7 Kwaku Boateng Canada 2.27 q
4 T7 Sergii Dymchenko Ukraine 2.27 q
4 T7 Javier Sotomayor Cuba 2.27 q
4 T7 Staffan Strand Sweden 2.27 q
8 12 Kenny Evans United States 2.27 q
9 T21 Lee Jin-Taek South Korea 2.20
9 T21 Dragutin Topic Yugoslavia 2.20
11 T23 Gilmar Mayo Colombia 2.20
11 T23 Wilbert Pennings Netherlands 2.20
11 T23 Brendan Reilly Ireland 2.20
14 26 Toni Huikuri Finland 2.20
15 T27 Pyotr Brayko Russia 2.15
15 T27 Glenn Howard New Zealand 2.15
Hugo Muñoz Peru NM
Labros Papakostas Greece DNS

Overall Qualifying results[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Group Mark Qual Record
1 Stefan Holm Sweden A 2.27 q
Konstantin Matusevich Israel A 2.27 q
Wolfgang Kreissig Germany B 2.27 q
Vyacheslav Voronin Russia B 2.27 q
5 Sergey Kliugin Russia A 2.27 q
6 Nathan Leeper United States B 2.27 q
7 Kwaku Boateng Canada B 2.27 q
Abderrahmane Hammad Algeria A 2.27 q
Staffan Strand Sweden B 2.27 q
Sergii Dymchenko Ukraine B 2.27 q
Javier Sotomayor Cuba B 2.27 q
12 Kenny Evans United States B 2.27 q
13 Mark Boswell Canada B 2.27 q
14 Elvir Krehmić Bosnia and Herzegovina A 2.24
Tim Forsyth Australia A 2.24
16 Christian Rhoden Germany A 2.24
Andriy Sokolovskyy Ukraine A 2.24
Mika Polku Finland A 2.24
19 Yuriy Pakhlyayev Kazakhstan A 2.24
20 Charles Austin United States A 2.20
21 Lee Jin-Taek South Korea B 2.20
Dragutin Topic Yugoslavia B 2.20
23 Wilbert Pennings Netherlands B 2.20
Brendan Reilly Ireland B 2.20
Gilmar Mayo Colombia B 2.20
26 Toni Huikuri Finland B 2.20
27 Stevan Zoric Yugoslavia A 2.15
Glenn Howard New Zealand B 2.15
Ruslan Glyvynskyy Ukraine A 2.15
Pyotr Brayko Russia B 2.15
Benjamin Challenger Great Britain A 2.15
Takahisa Yoshida Japan A 2.15
33 Jean Claude Rabbath Lebanon A 2.15
34 Aleksei Lelin Belarus A 2.15
Hugo Muñoz Peru B NM
Labros Papakostas Greece B DNS

Final[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Mark Notes
1 Sergey Kliugin Russia 2.35 SB
2 Javier Sotomayor Cuba 2.32 SB
3 Abderrahmane Hammad Algeria 2.32
4 Stefan Holm Sweden 2.32
5 Konstantin Matusevich Israel 2.32
6 Mark Boswell Canada 2.32
Staffan Strand Sweden 2.32
8 Wolfgang Kreissig Germany 2.29
9 Sergii Dymchenko Ukraine 2.29
10 Vyacheslav Voronin Russia 2.29
11 Nathan Leeper United States 2.25
12 Kwaku Boateng Canada 2.25
13 Kenny Evans United States 2.20

References[edit]

Source: Official Report of the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics available at http://www.la84foundation.org/5va/reports_frmst.htm