Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

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Men's high jump
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 2
Competitors 40 from 23 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Cornelius Johnson
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dave Albritton
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Delos Thurber
 United States
← 1932
1948 →
Athletics at the
1936 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m steeple men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk 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 women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's high jump event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 2, 1936. The final was won by American Cornelius Johnson.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Height Notes
1 Dave Albritton  United States 1.85
1 Günther Gehmert  Germany 1.85
1 Jerzy Pławczyk  Poland 1.85
1 Kimio Yada  Japan 1.85
1 Mihály Bodosi  Hungary 1.85
1 Veikko Peräsalo  Finland 1.85
1 Reindert Brasser  Netherlands 1.85
1 Aksel Kuuse  Estonia 1.85
1 Simeon Toribio  Philippines 1.85
1 Poul Otto  Denmark 1.85
1 Kalevi Kotkas  Finland 1.85
1 Gustav Weinkötz  Germany 1.85
1 Yoshiro Asakuma  Japan 1.85
1 Joe Haley  Canada 1.85
1 Rudolf Eggenberg  Switzerland 1.85
1 Cornelius Johnson  United States 1.85
1 Delos Thurber  United States 1.85
1 Åke Ödmark  Sweden 1.85
1 Lauri Kalima  Finland 1.85
1 Jack Metcalfe  Australia 1.85
1 Hiroshi Tanaka  Japan 1.85
1 Edwin Thacker  South Africa 1.85
23 Alfredo Mendes  Brazil 1.80
23 Svend Aage Thomsen  Denmark 1.80
23 Robert Kennedy  Great Britain 1.80
23 Ícaro Mello  Brazil 1.80
23 Jack Newman  Great Britain 1.80
23 Gerard Carlier  Netherlands 1.80
23 Edvard Natvig  Norway 1.80
23 Sigurður Sigurðsson  Iceland 1.80
23 Fritz Flachberger  Austria 1.80
32 Stanley West  Great Britain 1.70
32 Fritz Neuruhrer  Austria 1.70
32 Břetislav Krátký  Czechoslovakia 1.70
32 Hans Mohr  Yugoslavia 1.70
32 Zdeněk Sobotka  Czechoslovakia 1.70
32 Hans Martens  Germany 1.70
32 Konstantinos Pantazis  Greece 1.70
32 Karol Hoffmann  Poland 1.70
32 Wu Bixian  Republic of China 1.70

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1.70 1.80 1.85 1.90 1.94 1.97 2.00 2.03 2.08 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Cornelius Johnson  United States o o o o o o o o xxx 2.03 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dave Albritton  United States o xo o o o xo xxo xxx 2.00
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Delos Thurber  United States o pass o o o o xo xxx 2.00
4 Kalevi Kotkas  Finland pass o pass o xxo o xxo xxx 2.00
5 Kimio Yada  Japan o o o o o o xxx 1.97
6 Hiroshi Tanaka  Japan o o o o o xxx 1.94
6 Yoshiro Asakuma  Japan o o o o xo xxx 1.94
6 Lauri Kalima  Finland o o o o xo xxx 1.94
6 Gustav Weinkötz  Germany o o xo o xxo xxx 1.94
10 Aksel Kuuse  Estonia o o o xxo xxx 1.90
10 Günther Gehmert  Germany pass xo o xxo xxx 1.90
12 Jack Metcalfe  Australia o o o xxx 1.85
12 Reindert Brasser  Netherlands o o o xxx 1.85
12 Åke Ödmark  Sweden o o o xxx 1.85
12 Edwin Thacker  South Africa o o o xxx 1.85
12 Joe Haley  Canada pass xo o xxx 1.85
12 Simeon Toribio  Philippines o xo o xxx 1.85
12 Poul Otto  Denmark o xo xo xxx 1.85
12 Veikko Peräsalo  Finland xo o xxo xxx 1.85
12 Rudolf Eggenberg  Switzerland pass o xxo xxx 1.85
12 Mihály Bodosi  Hungary o o xxo xxx 1.85
22 Jerzy Pławczyk  Poland o o xxx 1.80

Key: OR = Olympic record

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