Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's standing high jump

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Men's standing high jump
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Ray Ewry during 1904 Summer Olympics.jpg
Ray Ewry during standing high jump competition.
Venue Francis Field
Dates August 31
Competitors 5 from 2 nations
1st, gold medalist(s) Ray Ewry  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Joseph Stadler  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lawson Robertson  United States
← 1900
1908 →
Athletics at the
1904 Summer Olympics
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Track events
60 m   men
100 m men
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
110 m hurdles men
200 m hurdles men
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2590 m steeplechase men
4 mile team race men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men
Pole vault men
Standing long jump men
Standing triple jump men
Standing high jump men
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Discus throw men
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56 pound weight throw men
Combined events
Triathlon men
All-around men

The men's standing high jump was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second time the event was held. It was held on August 31, 1904. 5 athletes from 2 nations competed.

Ray Ewry continued his dominance of the standing jumps at the Olympics, successfully defending his championships in this one as well as the other two.


These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1904 Summer Olympics.

World Record  ?
Olympic Record 1.655 United States Ray Ewry Paris (FRA) July 16, 1900


Place Athlete Height
1  Ray Ewry (USA) 1.60
2  Joseph Stadler (USA) 1.44
3  Lawson Robertson (USA) 1.44
4  John Biller (USA) 1.42
5  Lajos Gönczy (HUN) 1.35