Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Women's high jump

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Women's high jump at the XVI Pan American Games
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Venue Telmex Athletics Stadium
Dates October 26
Competitors 10 from 9 nations
Gold medal    Cuba
Silver medal    Venezuela
Bronze medal    Mexico

The women's high jump competition at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara was held on October 24 at the newly built Telmex Athletics Stadium.[1] The defending Pan American Games champion is Romary Rifka of the Mexico.


Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

World record  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.09 Rome, Italy August 30, 1987
Pan American Games record  Coleen Sommer (USA) 1.96 Indianapolis, United States August 13, 1987


Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the minimum standard (1.76) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 14, 2011).[2]


Date Time Round
October 26, 2011 16:00 Final


All distances shown are in meters:centimeters

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best


The final was held on October 26.

Rank Athlete Nationality 1.60 1.65 1.70 1.75 1.78 1.81 1.84 1.87 1.89 1.91 1.89 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Lesyani Mayor  Cuba o o o o o xxx o 1.89 SB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marielys Rojas  Venezuela o o o o o o o o xxx x 1.89 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Romary Rifka  Mexico o o o o xxo xo o xxx 1.89
4 Deirdre Mullen  United States o o xxx 1.84
5 Valdileia Martins  Brazil o o o xxo xxx 1.84
6 Fabiola Ayala  Mexico o o o xo xxo xxx 1.84
7 Levern Spencer  Saint Lucia o x- xx 1.81
8 Kimberley Williamson  Jamaica o o xo xo xxx 1.78
9 Gabriela Saravia  Peru o o xxx 1.65
10 Jorgelina Rodríguez  Argentina xo xxo xxx 1.65


  1. ^ "Athletics technical manual". Guadalajara 2011. Archived from the original on October 27, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ Athletics technical manual