Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's high jump

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Women's high jump
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing National Stadium
Dates 21 August 2008 (qualification)
23 August 2008 (final)
Competitors 31 from 24 nations
Winning distance 2.05
Medalists
Gold medal    Belgium
Silver medal    Croatia
Bronze medal    Russia
«2004 2012»
Athletics at the
2008 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 women
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

The women's high jump at the 2008 Olympic Games took place on 21–23 August at the Beijing Olympic Stadium.[1]

The qualifying standards were 1.95 m (A standard) and 1.91 m (B standard).[2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.09 Rome, Italy 30 August 1987
Olympic record  Yelena Slesarenko (RUS) 2.06 Athens, Greece 28 August 2004

No new world or Olympic records were set for this event.

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Qualification criteria: 1.96 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the final.

Rank Group Name Nationality 1.80 1.85 1.89 1.93 Result Notes
1 B Marina Aitova Kazakhstan o o o o 1.93 q
1 B Ruth Beitia Spain o o o o 1.93 q
1 A Tia Hellebaut Belgium - o o o 1.93 q
1 B Vita Styopina Ukraine o o o o 1.93 q
5 B Antonietta Di Martino Italy xo o o o 1.93 q
5 A Ariane Friedrich Germany - o xo o 1.93 q
7 B Iva Straková Czech Republic o o xxo o 1.93 q
8 B Chaunte Howard United States o o o xo 1.93 q
8 A Vita Palamar Ukraine - o o xo 1.93 q
8 A Svetlana Shkolina Russia o o o xo 1.93 q
8 B Blanka Vlašić Croatia o o o xo 1.93 q
12 A Anna Chicherova Russia o o xo xo 1.93 q
13 B Emma Green Sweden o o o xxo 1.93 q
14 A Romana Dubnová Czech Republic o xo o xxo 1.93 q
14 B Yelena Slesarenko Russia o o xo xxo 1.93 q
16 A Doreen Amata Nigeria o o o xxx 1.89
16 B Melanie Skotnik France o o o xxx 1.89
18 A Svetlana Radzivil Uzbekistan o xo o xxx 1.89
19 A Amy Acuff United States o o xo xxx 1.89
19 B Nicole Forrester Canada o o xo xxx 1.89
21 B Anna Iljustsenko Estonia o xxo xo xxx 1.89
22 A Xingjuan Zheng China xo o xxo xxx 1.89
23 A Karina Vnukova Lithuania o o xxx 1.85
24 A Sharon Day United States xo o xxx 1.85
24 A Antonia Stergiou Greece xo o xxx 1.85
26 B Nadiya Dusanova Uzbekistan xxo o xxx 1.85
27 B Levern Spencer Saint Lucia - xo xxx 1.85
28 A Yekaterina Yevseyeva Kazakhstan o xxo xxx 1.85
29 A Noeng-Ruthai Chaipech Thailand o xxx 1.80
29 A Inna Gliznuta Moldova o xxx 1.80
B Tatiana Efimenko Kyrgyzstan xxx NM
B Romary Rifka Mexico xxx NM

NM - No Mark

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality 1.85 1.89 1.93 1.96 1.99 2.01 2.03 2.05 2.07 Height Notes
1 Tia Hellebaut Belgium o o o o xo xo xo o x-- 2.05 NR
2 Blanka Vlašić Croatia o o o o o o o xo xxx 2.05
3 Anna Chicherova Russia o o o xo xxo o o xxx 2.03 =PB
4 Yelena Slesarenko Russia o o xo xo xo xo xxx 2.01
5 Vita Palamar Ukraine o o o xo xo xx- x 1.99
6 Chaunte Howard United States o o xo xo xxo xxx 1.99 SB
7 Ariane Friedrich Germany o - o o xxx 1.96
7 Ruth Beitia Spain o o o o xxx 1.96
9 Emma Green Sweden o o o xxo xxx 1.96 SB
10 Marina Aitova Kazakhstan o o o xxx 1.93
10 Antonietta Di Martino Italy o o o xxx 1.93
12 Iva Straková Czech Republic o o xxo xxx 1.93
12 Vita Styopina Ukraine o o xxo xxx 1.93
14 Svetlana Shkolina Russia o xo xxo xxx 1.93
15 Romana Dubnová Czech Republic o xo x- 1.89

NR = National Record / PB = Personal Best / SB = Season Best

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Athletics Competition Schedule". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Entry Standards - The XXIX Olympic Games - Beijing, China - 8/24 August 2008". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04.