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Standing High Jump, Men

Date31 August 1904
StatusOlympic
LocationFrancis Field, Washington University, St. Louis
Participants5 from 2 countries
FormatFinal only.
Olympic Record 1.655 / Ray Ewry USA / 16 July 1900

As he had in 1900, Ray Ewry dominated the three standing jumping events. In the standing high jump, Lawson Robertson and Joseph Stadler tied and settled second place on a jump-off. This went to Stadler, a black man from Cleveland, who became one of the first of his race to win an Olympic medal.

PosNrAthleteNOCHeight
1150Ray EwryUSA1.60Gold
23Joseph StadlerUSA1.44Silver
3138Lawson RobertsonUSA1.44Bronze
49John BillerUSA1.42
539Lajos GönczyHUN1.35
DNS158Gwynne EvansUSA
DNS172John FuhrerUSA
DNS169Fred SchuleUSA