1987 World Championships in Athletics – Women'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
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
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These are the official results of the Women's High Jump event at the 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 24 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Sunday August 30, 1987.


Gold Bulgaria Stefka Kostadinova
Bulgaria (BUL)
Silver Soviet Union Tamara Bykova
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze East Germany Susanne Helm-Beyer
East Germany (GDR)


Qualification Round
Group A Group B
29.08.1987 – ??:??h 29.08.1987 – ??:??h
Final Round
30.08.1987 – 16:30h


  • 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


Standing records prior to the 1987 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.08 m May 31, 1986 Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
Event Record  Tamara Bykova (URS) 2.01 m August 9, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Broken records during the 1987 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.09 m August 30, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Event Record

Qualifying round[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1987-08-29
1.  Heike Redetzky (FRG) 1.91 m
1.  Lyudmila Avdeyenko (URS) 1.91 m
1.  Coleen Sommer (USA) 1.91 m
1.  Silvia Costa (CUB) 1.91 m
1.  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 1.91 m
1.  Madely Beaugendre (FRA) 1.91 m
7.  Amra Temim (YUG) 1.88 m
7.  Ni Xiuling (CHN) 1.88 m
7.  Kim Hee-sun (KOR) 1.88 m
7.  Alina Astafei (ROU) 1.88 m
11.  Alessandra Bonfiglioli (ITA) 1.85 m
 Sigrid Kirchmann (AUT) NM

1.  Louise Ritter (USA) 1.91 m
1.  Susanne Helm-Beyer (GDR) 1.91 m
1.  Lyudmila Andonova (BUL) 1.91 m
1.  Svetlana Isaeva-Leseva (BUL) 1.91 m
1.  Tamara Bykova (URS) 1.91 m
1.  Larisa Kositsyna (URS) 1.91 m
7.  Megumi Sato (JPN) 1.88 m
7.  Christine Stanton (AUS) 1.88 m
9.  Phyllis Bluntson (USA) 1.85 m
9.  Hanne Haugland (NOR) 1.85 m
11.  Thórdís Gísladóttir (ISL) 1.80 m
11.  Orlane Maria dos Santos (BRA) 1.80 m


Med 1.png  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.09 m WR
Med 2.png  Tamara Bykova (URS) 2.04 m
Med 3.png  Susanne Helm-Beyer (GDR) 1.99 m
4.  Silvia Costa (CUB) 1.96 m
5.  Larisa Kositsyna (URS) 1.96 m
6.  Heike Redetzky (FRG) 1.96 m
7.  Svetlana Isaeva-Leseva (BUL) 1.93 m
8.  Louise Ritter (USA) 1.93 m
8.  Lyudmila Avdeyenko (URS) 1.93 m
10.  Madely Beaugendre (FRA) 1.93 m
11.  Coleen Sommer (USA) 1.93 m
12.  Lyudmila Andonova (BUL) 1.85 m

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