Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault

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Men's pole vault
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 5
Competitors 30 from 21 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Earle Meadows
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Shuhei Nishida
 Japan
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sueo Ōe
 Japan
← 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 pole vault event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 5, 1936. The final was won by American Earle Meadows.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality Height Notes
1 Earle Meadows  United States 3.80
1 Shuhei Nishida  Japan 3.80
1 Sueo Ōe  Japan 3.80
1 Bill Sefton  United States 3.80
1 Bill Graber  United States 3.80
1 Kiyoshi Adachi  Japan 3.80
1 Syl Apps  Canada 3.80
1 Péter Bácsalmási  Hungary 3.80
1 Josef Haunzwickel  Austria 3.80
1 Danilo Innocenti  Italy 3.80
1 Jan Korejs  Czechoslovakia 3.80
1 Bo Ljungberg  Sweden 3.80
1 Alfred Proksch  Austria 3.80
1 Wilhelm Schneider  Poland 3.80
1 Dick Webster  Great Britain 3.80
1 Viktor Zsuffka  Hungary 3.80
1 Andries du Plessis  South Africa 3.80
1 Ernst Larsen  Denmark 3.80
1 Julius Müller  Germany 3.80
1 Miroslav Klásek  Czechoslovakia 3.80
1 Fu Baolu  Republic of China 3.80
1 Pierre Ramadier  France 3.80
1 Siegfried Schulz  Germany 3.80
1 Adolfo Schlegel  Chile 3.80
1 André Crépin  France 3.80
26 Aulis Reinikka  Finland 3.70
26 Evald Äärma  Estonia 3.70
26 Jaša Bakov  Yugoslavia 3.70
29 Guillermo Chirichigno  Peru 3.50
29 Rigoberto Pérez  Mexico 3.50

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 3.40 3.60 3.80 4.00 4.15 4.25 4.35 4.45 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Earle Meadows  United States pass o pass o o xo xo xxx 4.35 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Shuhei Nishida  Japan pass pass o o o o xxx 4.25
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sueo Ōe  Japan pass pass o o o xo xxx 4.25
4 Bill Sefton  United States pass o pass o xxo o xxx 4.25
5 Bill Graber  United States pass o pass o xo xxx 4.15
6 Kiyoshi Adachi  Japan pass o o o xxx 4.00
6 Syl Apps  Canada pass o o o xxx 4.00
6 Péter Bácsalmási  Hungary pass o o xxo xxx 4.00
6 Josef Haunzwickel  Austria pass o o xo xxx 4.00
6 Danilo Innocenti  Italy pass o o xo xxx 4.00
6 Jan Korejs  Czechoslovakia pass xo o xxo xxx 4.00
6 Bo Ljungberg  Sweden pass o o o xxx 4.00
6 Alfred Proksch  Austria pass o o o xxx 4.00
6 Wilhelm Schneider  Poland pass pass o o xxx 4.00
6 Dick Webster  Great Britain pass o o o xxx 4.00
6 Viktor Zsuffka  Hungary pass o o xxo xxx 4.00
17 Andries du Plessis  South Africa o o o xxx 3.80
17 Ernst Larsen  Denmark pass o o xxx 3.80
17 Julius Müller  Germany pass o o xxx 3.80
17 Miroslav Klásek  Czechoslovakia pass o o xxx 3.80
17 Fu Baolu  Republic of China pass o o xxx 3.80
17 Pierre Ramadier  France pass o o xxx 3.80
17 Siegfried Schulz  Germany pass o o xxx 3.80
24 Adolfo Schlegel  Chile pass xo xxx 3.60
25 André Crépin  France o xxx 3.40

Key: OR = Olympic record

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