Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

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Men's high jump
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Athens Olympic Stadium
Dates August 20 to August 22
Competitors 38 from 27 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Sweden
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Czech Republic
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Athletics at the
2004 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
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 Men's High Jump event at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Athens Olympic Stadium on August 20 and August 22.

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
20.08.2004 – 20:02h 20.08.2004 – 20:02h
Final Round
22.08.2004 – 19:30h

Abbreviations[edit]

Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
OR Olympic record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2004 Summer Olympics
World Record  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.45 m July 27, 1992 Spain Salamanca, Spain
Olympic Record  Charles Austin (USA) 2.39 m July 28, 1996 United States Atlanta, United States

Qualification[edit]

Qualification Criteria: Qualifying Performance 2.28 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the Final.

Group A[edit]

Rank Athlete Country 2.10 2.15 2.20 2.25 2.28 Result Notes
1 Jamie Nieto United States - - o o o 2.28 Q
1 Mark Boswell Canada - - o o o 2.28 Q, SB
3 Andriy Sokolovskyy Ukraine - o o xo o 2.28 Q
4 Alessandro Talotti Italy - o xo xxo o 2.28 Q
5 Yaroslav Rybakov Russia - o o o xo 2.28 Q
6 Dragutin Topić Serbia and Montenegro - o xo o xo 2.28 Q, =SB
7 Hennazdy Maroz Belarus - o o o xxx 2.25
8 Ştefan Vasilache Romania - o xo o xxx 2.25
9 Kyriakos Ioannou Cyprus o o o xo xxx 2.25
10 Grzegorz Sposób Poland - o o xxx 2.20
10 Manjula Kumara Wijesekara Sri Lanka - o o xxx 2.20
12 Linus Thörnblad Sweden o xxo o xxx 2.20
13 Roman Fricke Germany - o xo xxx 2.20
13 Oskari Frösén Finland o o xo xxx 2.20
15 Tomáš Janků Czech Republic o xo xo xxx 2.20
16 László Boros Hungary xo o xxx 2.15
17 Tora Harris United States - xo xxx 2.15
18 Alfredo Deza Peru o xxx 2.10
Adrian O'Dwyer Ireland xxx NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Athlete Country 2.10 2.15 2.20 2.25 2.28 Result Notes
1 Stefan Holm Sweden - - o o o 2.28 Q
2 Lisvany Pérez Cuba o xo o o o 2.28 Q, PB
2 Svatoslav Ton Czech Republic o o xo o o 2.28 Q
4 Jaroslav Bába Czech Republic - o o xo xo 2.28 Q
5 Matt Hemingway United States - - o o xxo 2.28 Q
6 Vyacheslav Voronin Russia - o xo xo xxo 2.28 Q
7 Nicola Ciotti Italy - o o o xxx 2.25
8 Abderrahmane Hammad Algeria - xo o o xxx 2.25 SB
9 Jessé de Lima Brazil - o xxo o xxx 2.25
10 Staffan Strand Sweden - - o xo xxx 2.25
11 Jacques Freitag South Africa - o o xxx 2.20
11 Rožle Prezelj Slovenia - o o xxx 2.20
13 Pyotr Brayko Russia - o xo x- 2.20
13 Jean-Claude Rabbath Lebanon o o xo xxx 2.20
13 Robert Wolski Poland - o xo xxx 2.20
16 Marko Aleksejev Estonia o o xxx 2.15
16 Javier Bermejo Spain o o xxx 2.15
18 Liu Yang China xxo x 2.10
Aleksey Lesnichiy Belarus - - - - - DSQ

Aleksey Lesnichiy was disqualified after failing an anti-doping test.[1]

Final[edit]

The final was held on August 19.

Rank Athlete Country Mark 2.20 2.25 2.29 2.32 2.34 2.36 Notes
1 Stefan Holm Sweden 2.36 o o o xo xxo o =PB
2 Matt Hemingway United States 2.34 o o - o o xxx SB
3 Jaroslav Bába Czech Republic 2.34 o o o xxo o xxx PB
4 Jamie Nieto United States 2.34 o xo - o xo xxx PB
5 Andriy Sokolovskyy Ukraine 2.32 o o o o xxx
6 Yaroslav Rybakov Russia 2.32 o xo o xo xxx =SB
7 Mark Boswell Canada 2.29 o - o xxx SB
8 Svatoslav Ton Czech Republic 2.29 o xo xo xx- x
9 Vyacheslav Voronin Russia 2.29 o - xxo xxx
10 Dragutin Topic Serbia and Montenegro 2.29 xo - xxo - xxx
11 Lisvany Pérez Cuba 2.25 o xo xxx
12 Alessandro Talotti Italy 2.25 o xxo - xxx

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