Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's high jump

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Men's high jump
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Athletics pictogram.svg
Pictogram for athletics
Venue Stadium Australia
Date 28 September 2000 (qualifications)
30 September 2000 (final)
Competitors 37 from 27 nations
Winning height 2.01
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Yelena Yelesina
 Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hestrie Cloete
 South Africa
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kajsa Bergqvist
 Sweden
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Oana Pantelimon
 Romania
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The women's high jump at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Stadium Australia on Thursday, 28 September and Saturday, 30 September.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Yelena Yelesina
 Russia
Silver Hestrie Cloete
 South Africa
Bronze Kajsa Bergqvist
 Sweden
Bronze Oana Pantelimon
 Romania

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
28.09.2000 – 09:45h 28.09.2000 – 09:45h
Final Round
30.09.2000 – 19:00h

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2000 Summer Olympics
World Record  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.09 m 30 August 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Olympic Record  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.05 m 3 August 1996 United States Atlanta, United States

Results[edit]

All distances shown are in meters.

  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • DQ denotes disqualification.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • AR denotes area/continental record.
  • OR denotes Olympic record.
  • WR denotes world record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season best

Qualifying round[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Group Mark Qual Record
1 Svetlana Zalevskaya  Kazakhstan A 1.94 m Q
1 Kajsa Bergqvist  Sweden A 1.94 m Q
1 Viktoriya Palamar  Ukraine A 1.94 m Q
1 Yelena Yelesina  Russia A 1.94 m Q
1 Hestrie Cloete  South Africa B 1.94 m Q
1 Amewu Mensah  Germany B 1.94 m Q
1 Inha Babakova  Ukraine B 1.94 m Q
1 Eleonora Milusheva  Bulgaria B 1.94 m Q
9 Venelina Veneva  Bulgaria A 1.94 m Q
10 Zuzana Hlavonova  Czech Republic B 1.94 m Q
10 Monica Iagar  Romania B 1.94 m Q
12 Oana Pantelimon  Romania A 1.94 m Q SB
12 Yoko Ota  Japan B 1.94 m Q
14 Ioamnet Quintero  Cuba A 1.92 m    
15 Svetlana Lapina  Russia A 1.92 m    
16 Miki Imai  Japan A 1.92 m    
17 Blanka Vlašić  Croatia B 1.92 m    
18 Dóra Győrffy  Hungary A 1.89 m    
18 Hanne Haugland  Norway B 1.89 m    
20 Solange Witteveen  Argentina B 1.89 m    
21 Nelė Žilinskienė  Lithuania A 1.89 m    
22 Marta Mendía  Spain A 1.89 m    
23 Inna Gliznutsa  Moldova A 1.89 m    
24 Karol Damon  United States B 1.89 m    
25 Linda Horvath  Austria B 1.89 m    
26 Erin Aldrich  United States A 1.85 m    
26 Marina Kuptsova  Russia B 1.85 m    
28 Olga Bolşova  Moldova B 1.85 m    
29 Iryna Mykhalchenko  Ukraine B 1.85 m    
30 Tatyana Shevchik  Belarus B 1.85 m    
31 Amy Acuff  United States B 1.80 m    
32 Alison Inverarity  Australia A 1.80 m    
33 Agni Charalambous  Cyprus A 1.80 m    
33 Niki Bakogianni  Greece B 1.80 m    
  Hristina Kalcheva  Bulgaria A NM    
  Karen Beautle  Jamaica A NM    
  Līga Kļaviņa  Latvia B NM    
  Tatyana Efimenko  Kyrgyzstan A NM    
  • NM = no mark
  • All four athletes who failed to register a height, had three failures at 1.80 m.

Final[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Mark Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Yelena Yelesina  Russia 2.01 SB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hestrie Cloete  South Africa 2.01 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kajsa Bergqvist  Sweden 1.99  
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Oana Pantelimon  Romania 1.99 PB [2]
5 Inha Babakova  Ukraine 1.96  
6 Svetlana Zalevskaya  Kazakhstan 1.96  
7 Viktoriya Palamar  Ukraine 1.96  
8 Amewu Mensah  Germany 1.93  
9 Venelina Veneva  Bulgaria 1.93  
9 Monica Iagar  Romania 1.93  
11 Yoko Ota  Japan 1.90  
11 Zuzana Hlavonova  Czech Republic 1.90  
13 Eleonora Milusheva  Bulgaria 1.90  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's High Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Note: The IOC report (page 447 of 548) wrongly states that Pantelimon finished fourth, despite having an identical jumping record.

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