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

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Athletics at the
2000 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

The women's high jump at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Stadium Australia on Thursday, 28 September and Saturday, 30 September.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Yelena Yelesina
Russia (RUS)
Silver  Hestrie Cloete
South Africa (RSA)
Bronze  Kajsa Bergqvist
Sweden (SWE)
Bronze  Oana Pantelimon
Romania (ROM)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
28.09.2000 – 09:45h 28.09.2000 – 09:45h
Final Round
30.09.2000 – 19:00h

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2000 Summer Olympics
World Record  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.09 m 30 August 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Olympic Record  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.05 m 3 August 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 round[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Group Mark Qual Record
1 Svetlana Zalevskaya Kazakhstan A 1.94 m Q
1 Kajsa Bergqvist Sweden A 1.94 m Q
1 Viktoriya Palamar Ukraine A 1.94 m Q
1 Yelena Yelesina Russia A 1.94 m Q
1 Hestrie Cloete South Africa B 1.94 m Q
1 Amewu Mensah Germany B 1.94 m Q
1 Inha Babakova Ukraine B 1.94 m Q
1 Eleonora Milusheva Bulgaria B 1.94 m Q
9 Venelina Veneva Bulgaria A 1.94 m Q
10 Zuzana Hlavonova Czech Republic B 1.94 m Q
10 Monica Iagar Romania B 1.94 m Q
12 Oana Pantelimon Romania A 1.94 m Q SB
12 Yoko Ota Japan B 1.94 m Q
14 Ioamnet Quintero Cuba A 1.92 m    
15 Svetlana Lapina Russia A 1.92 m    
16 Miki Imai Japan A 1.92 m    
17 Blanka Vlašić Croatia B 1.92 m    
18 Dóra Györffy Hungary A 1.89 m    
18 Hanne Haugland Norway B 1.89 m    
20 Solange Witteveen Argentina B 1.89 m    
21 Nelė Žilinskienė Lithuania A 1.89 m    
22 Marta Mendía Spain A 1.89 m    
23 Inna Gliznutsa Moldova A 1.89 m    
24 Karol Damon United States B 1.89 m    
25 Linda Horvath Austria B 1.89 m    
26 Erin Aldrich United States A 1.85 m    
26 Marina Kuptsova Russia B 1.85 m    
28 Olga Bolşova Moldova B 1.85 m    
29 Iryna Mykhalchenko Ukraine B 1.85 m    
30 Tatyana Shevchik Belarus B 1.85 m    
31 Amy Acuff United States B 1.80 m    
32 Alison Inverarity Australia A 1.80 m    
33 Agni Charalambous Cyprus A 1.80 m    
33 Nikki Bakoyianni Greece B 1.80 m    
  Hristina Kalcheva Bulgaria A NM    
  Karen Beautle Jamaica A NM    
  Līga Kļaviņa Latvia B NM    
  Tatyana Efimenko Kyrgyzstan B NM    
  • NM = no mark
  • All four athletes who failed to register a height, had three failures at 1.80 m.

Final[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Mark Notes
1 Yelena Yelesina Russia 2.01 SB
2 Hestrie Cloete South Africa 2.01 SB
3 Kajsa Bergqvist Sweden 1.99  
3 Oana Pantelimon Romania 1.99 PB [1]
5 Inha Babakova Ukraine 1.96  
6 Svetlana Zalevskaya Kazakhstan 1.96  
7 Viktoriya Palamar Ukraine 1.96  
8 Amewu Mensah Germany 1.93  
9 Venelina Veneva Bulgaria 1.93  
9 Monica Iagar Romania 1.93  
11 Yoko Ota Japan 1.90  
11 Zuzana Hlavonova Czech Republic 1.90  
13 Eleonora Milusheva Bulgaria 1.90  

References[edit]

  1. ^ Note: The IOC report (page 447 of 548) wrongly states that Pantelimon finished fourth, despite having an identical jumping record.