Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault

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Men's pole vault
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Ron Morris, Don Bragg, Eeles Landström, Rome 1960.jpg
Left-right: Ron Morris, Don Bragg, Eeles Landström
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 5 (qualifying round)
September 7 (final)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Don Bragg
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ron Morris
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eeles Landström
 Finland
← 1956
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Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
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
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's pole vault field event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 5 and September 7.

Results[edit]

Top twelve jumpers and ties and all jumpers reaching 4.40 metres advanced to the finals. All heights are listed in metres.

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 3.80 4.00 4.20 4.30 4.40 Notes
1T Khristo Khristov  Bulgaria 4.40 p o o o o
1T Matti Sutinen  Finland 4.40 p o o o o
3 Don Bragg  United States 4.40 p p o xo o
4T Eeles Landström  Finland 4.40 p o o xo o
4T Günter Malcher  United Team of Germany 4.40 p o xo o o
6 Rudolf Tomášek  Czechoslovakia 4.40 o xo o o o
7 Leon Lukman  Yugoslavia 4.40 p o xxo o o
8T Rolando Cruz  Puerto Rico 4.40 p o o o xxo
8T Igor Petrenko  Soviet Union 4.40 p o o o xxo
10 Jānis Krasovskis  Soviet Union 4.40 p p o xo xxo
11 Ron Morris  United States 4.30 p p o o xxx
12T Dimitar Khlebarov  Bulgaria 4.20 p o o o xxx
12T Andrzej Krzesiński  Poland 4.20 p o o o xxx
14T Peter Laufer  United Team of Germany 4.20 p o o p xxx
14T Manfred Preußger  United Team of Germany 4.20 p o o p xxx
14T Roman Lešek  Yugoslavia 4.20 p o o xxx
14T Valbjörn Þorláksson  Iceland 4.20 p o o xxx
18T Dave Clark  United States 4.20 o o o xxx
18T Janusz Gronowski  Poland 4.20 o o o xxx
18T Georgios Roubanis  Greece 4.20 o o o xxx
18T Victor Sillon  France 4.20 o o o xxx
22 Noriaki Yasuda  Japan 4.20 p xxo o xxx
23T Bjørn Andersen  Denmark 4.00 p o xxx
23T Gérard Barras  Switzerland 4.00 p o xxx
23T Raymond Van Dijck  Belgium 4.00 p o xxx
26 Allah Ditta  Pakistan 4.00 xo o xxx
Owen Okundaye  Nigeria p xxx
Mohamed Abdullah  Iraq xxx
Orhan Altan  Turkey xxx

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 4.00 4.20 4.30 4.40 4.50 4.55 4.60 4.70 4.82 Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Don Bragg  United States 4.70 p p o xo o o o o xxx OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ron Morris  United States 4.60 p p o o xo o xo xxx
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eeles Landström  Finland 4.55 p o p xo xo o xxx
4 Rolando Cruz  Puerto Rico 4.55 o o o o o xo xxx
5 Günter Malcher  United Team of Germany 4.50 p o o o o xxx
6T Igor Petrenko  Soviet Union 4.50 p o p xxo o xxx
6T Matti Sutinen  Finland 4.50 p o p xxo o xxx
8 Rudolf Tomášek  Czechoslovakia 4.50 o o o xxo o xxx
9 Leon Lukman  Yugoslavia 4.40 o o o o xxx
10 Khristo Khristov  Bulgaria 4.40 p xo o o xxx
11 Dimitar Khlebarov  Bulgaria 4.30 p o o xxx
12 Andrzej Krzesiński  Poland 4.30 o o o xxx
13 Jānis Krasovskis  Soviet Union 4.30 p p xo xxx

Key: OR = Olympic record; o = clear ; p = pass; x = fail

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