1987 World Championships in Athletics – Men's high jump

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Events at the
1987 World Championships
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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
3000 m women
5000 m men
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
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
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

These are the official results of the Men's High Jump event at the 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total of 38 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Sunday September 6, 1987.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Sweden Patrik Sjöberg
Sweden (SWE)
Silver Soviet Union Igor Paklin
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver Soviet Union Hennadiy Avdyeyenko
Soviet Union (URS)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
05.09.1987 – ??:??h 05.09.1987 – ??:??h
Final Round
06.09.1987 – 16:30h

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1987 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Patrik Sjöberg (SWE) 2.42 m June 30, 1987 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
Event Record  Hennadiy Avdyeyenko (URS) 2.32 m August 13, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Broken records during the 1987 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Patrik Sjöberg (SWE) 2.38 m September 6, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy

Qualifying round[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1987-09-05
RANK GROUP A HEIGHT
1.  Patrik Sjöberg (SWE) 2.27 m
 Tom McCants (USA)
 Carlo Thränhardt (FRG)
 Ján Zvara (TCH)
 Sergey Malchenko (URS)
6.  Jianhua Zhu (CHN) 2.24 m
 Luca Toso (ITA)
 Roland Dalhäuser (AUT)
9.  Lee Balkin (USA) 2.21 m
 Georgi Dakov (BUL)
11.  Markus Einberger (SUI) 2.18 m
12.  Sašo Apostolovski (YUG) 2.10 m
 Motochika Inoue (JPN)
 Jean-Charles Gicquel (FRA)
 Milton Francisco (BRA)
 Fakhredin Fouad (JOR) NM
 Hilaire Onwanlele (GAB)


RANK GROUP B HEIGHT
1.  Geoff Parsons (GBR) 2.27 m
 Sorin Matei (ROU)
 Javier Sotomayor (CUB)
 Robert Marinov (BUL)
 Clarence Saunders (BER)
 Arturo Ortíz (ESP)
 Krzysztof Krawczyk (POL)
 Dietmar Mögenburg (FRG)
 Gerd Nagel (FRG)
 Igor Paklin (URS)
 Hennadiy Avdyeyenko (URS)
12.  Jerome Carter (USA) 2.24 m
 Troy Kemp (BAH)
14.  Róbert Ruffini (TCH) 2.21 m
15.  Othmane Belfaa (ALG) 2.15 m
 Mikko Levola (FIN)
 Paul Ngadjadoum (CHA)

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL HEIGHT
Med 1.png  Patrik Sjöberg (SWE) 2.38 m CR
Med 2.png  Igor Paklin (URS) 2.38 m
 Hennadiy Avdyeyenko (URS)
4.  Dietmar Mögenburg (FRG) 2.35 m
5.  Clarence Saunders (BER) 2.32 m
6.  Sorin Matei (ROU) 2.32 m
7.  Ján Zvara (TCH) 2.32 m
8.  Carlo Thränhardt (FRG) 2.29 m
9.  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.29 m
10.  Krzysztof Krawczyk (POL) 2.25 m
 Geoff Parsons (GBR)
12.  Tom McCants (USA) 2.25 m
 Arturo Ortíz (ESP)
14.  Gerd Nagel (FRG) 2.20 m
15.  Robert Marinov (BUL) 2.20 m
 Sergey Malchenko (URS) NM

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