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High Jump Women's Olympic Medalists

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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the women’s high jump from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1928
    GOLD Ethel Catherwood, CAN 1.59
    SILVER Carolina Gisolf, NED 1.56
    BRONZE Mildred Wiley, USA 1.56

  • 1932
    GOLD Jean Shiley, USA 1.65
    SILVER Babe Didrikson, USA 1.65
    BRONZE Eva Dawes, CAN 1.60

  • 1936
    GOLD Ibolya Csák, HUN 1.60
    SILVER Dorothy Odam, GBR 1.60
    BRONZE Elfriede Kaun, GER 1.60

  • 1948
    GOLD Alice Coachman, USA 1.68
    SILVER Dorothy Tyler, GBR 1.68
    BRONZE Micheline Ostermeyer, FRA 1.61

  • 1952
    GOLD Esther Brand, RSA 1.67
    SILVER Sheila Lerwill, GBR 1.65
    BRONZE Aleksandra Chudina, URS 1.63

  • 1956
    GOLD Mildred McDaniel, USA 1.76
    SILVER Maria Pisareva, URS 1.67
    SILVER Thelma Hopkins, GBR 1.67

  • 1960
    GOLD Iolanda Balas, ROM 1.85
    SILVER Jaroslawa Jόzwiakowska, POL 1.71
    SILVER Dorothy Shirley, GBR 1.71

  • 1964
    GOLD ] Iolanda Balas, ROM 1.90
    SILVER Michele Brown, AUS 1.80
    BRONZE Taisiya Chenchik, URS 1.78

  • 1968
    GOLD Miloslava Rezková, CZE 1.82
    SILVER Antonina Okorokova, URS 1.80
    BRONZE Valentina Kozyr, AUS 1.80

  • 1972
    GOLD Ulrike Meyfarth, FRG 1.92
    SILVER Yordanka Blagoeva, BUL 1.88
    BRONZE Ilona Gusenbauer, AUT 1.88

  • 1976
    GOLD Rosemarie Ackermann, GDR 1.93
    SILVER Sara Simeoni, ITA 1.91
    BRONZE Yordanka Blagoeva, BUL 1.91

  • 1980
    GOLD Sara Simeoni, ITA 1.97
    SILVER Urszula Kielan, POL 1.94
    BRONZE Jutta Kirst, GDR 1.94

  • 1984
    GOLD Ulrike Meyfarth, FRG 2.02
    SILVER Sara Simeoni, ITA 2.00
    BRONZE Joni Huntley, USA 1.97

  • 1988
    GOLD Louise Ritter, USA 2.03
    SILVER Stefka Kostadinova, BUL 2.01
    BRONZE Tamara Bykova, URS 1.99

  • 1992
    GOLD Heike Henkel, GER 2.02
    SILVER Alina Astafei, ROM 2.00
    BRONZE Ioamnet Quintero, CUB 1.97

  • 1996
    GOLD Stefka Kostadinova, BUL 2.05
    SILVER Niki Bakoyianni, GRE 2.03
    BRONZE Inga Babakova, UKR 2.01

  • 2000
    GOLD Yelena Yelesina, RUS 2.01
    SILVER Hestrie Cloete, RSA 2.01
    BRONZE Oana Pantelimon, ROM 1.99
    BRONZE Kajsa Bergqvist, SWE 1.99

  • 2004
    GOLD Yelena Slesarenko, RUS 2.06
    SILVER Hestrie Cloete, RSA 2.02
    BRONZE Viktoriya Styopina, UKR 2.02

  • 2008
    GOLD Tia Hellebaut, BEL 2.05
    SILVER Blanka Vlašic, CRO 2.05
    BRONZE Anna Chicherova, RUS 2.03


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