Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Women's high jump

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Women's high jump
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venues Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates 9–10 August
Competitors 29 from 17 nations
Winning height 2.02
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ulrike Meyfarth  West Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sara Simeoni  Italy
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Joni Huntley  United States
← 1980
1988 →

These are the official results of the Women's High Jump event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. The final was held on Friday August 10, 1984.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Ulrike Meyfarth
 West Germany
Silver Sara Simeoni
 Italy
Bronze Joni Huntley
 United States

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  Lyudmila Andonova (BUL) 2.07 m July 20, 1984 East Germany Berlin, East Germany
Olympic Record  Sara Simeoni (ITA) 1.97 m July 26, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Broken records during the 1984 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG) 2.00 m August 9, 1984 United States Los Angeles, United States
Olympic Record  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG) 2.02 m August 9, 1984 United States Los Angeles, United States

Qualification[edit]

  • Held on Thursday August 9, 1984
RANK QUALIFICATION GROUP HEIGHT
1.  Christine Stanton (AUS) 1.90 m
 Heike Redetzky (FRG)
 Maryse Ewanjé-Epée (FRA)
 Sara Simeoni (ITA)
 Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG)
6.  Pam Spencer (USA) 1.90 m
7.  Joni Huntley (USA) 1.90 m
8.  Diana Elliott (GBR) 1.90 m
9.  Debbie Brill (CAN) 1.90 m
 Yang Wenqin (CHN)
11.  Louise Ritter (USA) 1.90 m
12.  Vanessa Browne (AUS) 1.90 m
13.  Zheng Dazhen (CHN) 1.90 m
 Niculina Vasile (ROU)
15.  Brigitte Holzapfel (FRG) 1.90 m
16.  Lidija Lapajne (YUG) 1.87 m
17.  Hisayo Fukumitsu (JPN) 1.87 m
18.  Megumi Sato (JPN) 1.84 m
19.  Judy Simpson (GBR) 1.84 m
20.  Brigitte Rougeron (FRA) 1.84 m
21.  Ge Ping (CHN) 1.84 m
22.  Laura Agront (PUR) 1.80 m
 Chris Soetewey (BEL)
24.  Liliana Arigoni (ARG) 1.80 m
 Thórdís Gísladóttir (ISL)
26.  Isabel Mozún (ESP) 1.75 m
27.  Brigitte Reid (CAN) 1.70 m
 Constance Senghor (SEN)
29.  Liu Yen-Chiu (TPE) 1.70 m
 Marjon Wijnsma (NED) DNS

Final[edit]

  • Held on August 10, 1984
RANK FINAL HEIGHT
Med 1.png  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG) 2.02 m OR
Med 2.png  Sara Simeoni (ITA) 2.00 m
Med 3.png  Joni Huntley (USA) 1.97 m
4.  Maryse Ewanjé-Epée (FRA) 1.94 m
5.  Debbie Brill (CAN) 1.94 m
6.  Vanessa Browne (AUS) 1.94 m
7.  Zheng Dazhen (CHN) 1.91 m
8.  Louise Ritter (USA) 1.91 m
9.  Diana Elliott (GBR) 1.88 m
 Yang Wenqin (CHN)
11.  Heike Redetzky (FRG) 1.85 m
 Pam Spencer (USA)
 Christine Stanton (AUS)
 Niculina Vasile (ROU)
 Brigitte Holzapfel (FRG)

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