Athletics — High Jump, Men

Times held 36
Total participants 748
Total countries 112

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1889 High Jump, Men 2 1
1896 High Jump, Men Olympic 5 3
1900 High Jump, Men Olympic 8 7
1904 High Jump, Men Olympic 6 3
1904 High Jump - AAU Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 3 1
1904 High Jump - Olympic Collegiate Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 2 1
1904 High Jump - Olympic Irish Sports, Men Olympic (non-medal) 3 1
1904 High Jump - Western AAU Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 3 1
1904 High Jump - YMCA Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 4 1
1906 High Jump, Men Intercalated 24 11
1908 High Jump, Men Olympic 22 10
1912 High Jump, Men Olympic 36 10
1920 High Jump, Men Olympic 22 9
1924 High Jump, Men Olympic 27 17
1928 High Jump, Men Olympic 35 17
1932 High Jump, Men Olympic 14 10
1936 High Jump, Men Olympic 40 24
1948 High Jump, Men Olympic 27 16
1952 High Jump, Men Olympic 36 24
1956 High Jump, Men Olympic 28 19
1960 High Jump, Men Olympic 32 23
1964 High Jump, Men Olympic 28 19
1968 High Jump, Men Olympic 39 25
1972 High Jump, Men Olympic 40 26
1976 High Jump, Men Olympic 37 23
1980 High Jump, Men Olympic 30 19
1984 High Jump, Men Olympic 30 20
1988 High Jump, Men Olympic 27 18
1992 High Jump, Men Olympic 43 27
1996 High Jump, Men Olympic 37 27
2000 High Jump, Men Olympic 35 24
2004 High Jump, Men Olympic 38 27
2008 High Jump, Men Olympic 40 28
2012 High Jump, Men Olympic 35 27
2016 High Jump, Men Olympic 44 28
2020 High Jump, Men Olympic 33 24

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1896 Ellery ClarkUSA Bob Garrett
James B. Connolly
USA
USA
1900 Irv BaxterUSA Pat LeahyGBR Lajos GönczyHUN
1904 Sam JonesUSA Garrett ServissUSA Paul WeinsteinGER
1906 Con LeahyGBR Lajos GönczyHUN Themistoklis Diakidis
Bert Kerrigan
GRE
USA
1908 Harry PorterUSA Géo André
Con Leahy
István Somodi
FRA
GBR
HUN
1912 Alma RichardsUSA Hans LiescheGER George HorineUSA
1920 Dick LandonUSA Harold MullerUSA Bo EkelundSWE
1924 Harold OsbornUSA Leroy BrownUSA Pierre LewdenFRA
1928 Bob KingUSA Ben HedgesUSA Claude MénardFRA
1932 Duncan McNaughtonCAN Bob Van OsdelUSA Simeon ToribioPHI
1936 Corny JohnsonUSA Dave AlbrittonUSA Delos ThurberUSA
1948 Jack WinterAUS Bjørn PaulsonNOR George StanichUSA
1952 Buddy DavisUSA Ken WiesnerUSA José da ConceiçãoBRA
1956 Charlie DumasUSA Charles PorterAUS Igor KashkarovURS
1960 Robert' Shavlaq'adzeURS Valery BrumelURS John ThomasUSA
1964 Valery BrumelURS John ThomasUSA John RamboUSA
1968 Dick FosburyUSA Ed CaruthersUSA Valentin GavrilovURS
1972 Jüri TarmakURS Stefan JungeGDR Dwight StonesUSA
1976 Jacek WszołaPOL Greg JoyCAN Dwight StonesUSA
1980 Gerd WessigGDR Jacek WszołaPOL Jörg FreimuthGDR
1984 Dietmar MögenburgFRG Patrik SjöbergSWE Zhu JianhuaCHN
1988 Gennady AvdeyenkoURS Hollis ConwayUSA Patrik Sjöberg
Rudolf Povarnitsyn
SWE
URS
1992 Javier SotomayorCUB Patrik SjöbergSWE Tim Forsyth
Artur Partyka
Hollis Conway
AUS
POL
USA
1996 Charles AustinUSA Artur PartykaPOL Steve SmithGBR
2000 Sergey KlyuginRUS Javier SotomayorCUB Abderrahmane HammadALG
2004 Stefan HolmSWE Matt HemingwayUSA Jaroslav BábaCZE
2008 Andrey SilnovRUS Germaine MasonGBR Yaroslav RybakovRUS
2012 Erik KynardUSA Derek Drouin
Robbie Grabarz
Mutaz Essa Barshim
CAN
GBR
QAT
2016 Derek DrouinCAN Mutaz Essa BarshimQAT Bohdan BondarenkoUKR
2020 Gianmarco Tamberi
Mutaz Essa Barshim
ITA
QAT
Maksim NedasekauBLR

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 14 13 9 36
Soviet Union URS 4 1 3 8
Canada CAN 2 2 0 4
Russian Federation RUS 2 0 1 3
Great Britain GBR 1 4 1 6
Sweden SWE 1 2 2 5
Poland POL 1 2 1 4
Qatar QAT 1 2 0 3
Australia AUS 1 1 1 3
East Germany GDR 1 1 1 3
Cuba CUB 1 1 0 2
Italy ITA 1 0 0 1
West Germany FRG 1 0 0 1
Hungary HUN 0 2 1 3
France FRA 0 1 2 3
Germany GER 0 1 1 2
Norway NOR 0 1 0 1
Algeria ALG 0 0 1 1
Belarus BLR 0 0 1 1
Brazil BRA 0 0 1 1
Czech Republic CZE 0 0 1 1
Greece GRE 0 0 1 1
People's Republic of China CHN 0 0 1 1
Philippines PHI 0 0 1 1
Ukraine UKR 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Mutaz Essa Barshim QAT 1 2 0 3
Javier Sotomayor CUB 1 1 0 2
Con Leahy GBR
IRL
1 1 0 2
Jacek Wszoła POL 1 1 0 2
Valery Brumel RUS
URS
1 1 0 2
Derek Drouin CAN 1 1 0 2