Athletics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

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Men's high jump
at the Games of the IX Olympiad
DateJuly 29
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Bob King  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Benjamin Hedges  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Claude Ménard  France
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1932 →

The men's high jump event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place July 29. Bob King won the final with a jump of 1.94 m. Four other competitors cleared 1.91 m, and their placement was decided via a jump-off.[1]

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

All jumpers clearing 1.83 meters advanced to the Final Round.

Rank Athlete Country Height
1 Colin Gordon  Great Britain 1.83
1 Harold Osborn  United States 1.83
1 Kornél Késmárki  Hungary 1.83
1 Pierre Lewden  France 1.83
1 Simeon Toribio  Philippines 1.83
1 André Cherrier  France 1.83
1 Ben Hedges  United States 1.83
1 Wolf Boneder  Germany 1.83
1 Charles McGinnis  United States 1.83
1 Claude Ménard  France 1.83
1 Einar Tommelstad  Norway 1.83
1 Fritz Huhn  Germany 1.83
1 Harry Simmons  Great Britain 1.83
1 Kazuo Kimura  Japan 1.83
1 Fritz Köpke  Germany 1.83
1 Herbert Adolfsson  Sweden 1.83
1 Mikio Oda  Japan 1.83
1 Bob King  United States 1.83
19 Antonios Karyofyllis  Greece 1.77
19 Valerio Vallania  Argentina 1.77
19 Carl van Geyzel  Great Britain 1.77
19 Ioannis Karyofyllis  Greece 1.77
19 Oscar Midtlyng  Norway 1.77
19 Henri Thesingh  Netherlands 1.77
19 Ferenc Orbán  Hungary 1.77
19 Geoffrey Turner  Great Britain 1.77
19 Paavo Yrjölä  Finland 1.77
28 Joop Kamstra  Netherlands 1.70
28 Otto Schop  Romania 1.70
28 Tiberiu Rusu  Romania 1.70
28 Haydar Aşan  Turkey 1.70
28 Frits Bührman  Netherlands 1.70
33 Adolfas Akelaitis  Lithuania 1.60
- Alex Munroe  Canada DQ
- Armas Wahlstedt  Finland No height

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Height Notes
1 Bob King  United States 1.94
2 Benjamin Hedges  United States 1.91
3 Claude Ménard  France 1.91
4 Simeon Toribio  Philippines 1.91
5 Harold Osborn  United States 1.91
6 Kazuo Kimura  Japan 1.88
7 André Cherrier  France 1.88
7 Pierre Lewden  France 1.88
7 Charles McGinnis  United States 1.88
7 Mikio Oda  Japan 1.88
11 Herbert Adolfsson  Sweden 1.84
11 Kornél Késmárki  Hungary 1.84
11 Einar Tommelstad  Norway 1.84
11 Harry Simmons  Great Britain 1.84
11 Fritz Köpke  Germany 1.84
16 Wolf Boneder  Germany 1.80
17 Colin Gordon  Great Britain 1.70
17 Fritz Huhn  Germany 1.70

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games: Men's High Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 26 December 2017.