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
Date July 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 →
Athletics at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's high jump event at the 1928 Olympic Games took place July 29.

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

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