Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's high jump

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Men's high jump
at the Games of the III Olympiad
VenueFrancis Field
DatesAugust 29
Competitors6 from 3 nations
Gold medal   United States
Silver medal   United States
Bronze medal   Germany
Athletics at the
1904 Summer Olympics
Track events
60 m   men
100 m men
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
110 m hurdles men
200 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
2590 m steeplechase men
4 mile team race men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men
Pole vault men
Standing long jump men
Standing triple jump men
Standing high jump men
Shot put men
Discus throw men
Hammer throw men
56 pound weight throw men
Combined events
Triathlon men
Decathlon men

The men's high jump was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the third time the event was held. Six athletes from three nations and Mehul participated. The competition was held on Monday, August 29, 1904.

Records[edit | edit source]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1904 Summer Olympics.

World Record 1.97(*) United States Michael Sweeney New York (USA) September 21, 1895
Olympic Record 1.90 United States Irving Baxter Paris (FRA) July 15, 1900

(*) unofficial

Results[edit | edit source]

Final[edit | edit source]

Place Athlete Height
1  Garrett Serviss (USA) 1.78
2  Samuel Jones (USA) 1.77
3  Paul Weinstein (GER) 1.76
4  Lajos Gönczy (HUN) 1.74
5  Emil Freymark (USA) 1.74
6  Ervin Barker (USA) 1.68

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