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Pole Vault Men's Olympic Medalists

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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the men’s pole vault from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1896
    GOLD William Hoyt, USA 3.30
    SILVER Albert Tyler, USA 3.20
    BRONZE Evangelos Damaskos, GRE 2.60
    BRONZE Ioannis Theodoropoulos, GRE 2.60

  • 1900
    GOLD Irving Baxter, USA 3.30
    SILVER Meredith Colkett, USA 3.25
    BRONZE Carl Andersen, NOR 3.20

  • 1904
    GOLD Charles Dvorak, USA 3.505
    SILVER Leroy Samse, USA 3.35
    BRONZE Louis Wilkins, USA 3.35

  • 1906
    GOLD Fernand Gonder, FRA 3.50
    SILVER Bruno Söderström, SWE 3.40
    BRONZE Edward Glover, USA 3.35

  • 1908
    GOLD Edward Cook, USA 3.71
    GOLD Alfred Gilbert, USA 3.71
    BRONZE Charles Jacobs, USA 3.58
    BRONZE Edward Archibald, CAN 3.58
    BRONZE Bruno Söderström, SWE 3.58

  • 1912
    GOLD Harry Babcock, USA 3.95
    SILVER Frank Nelson, USA 3.85
    SILVER Marcus Wright, USA 3.85

  • 1920
    GOLD Frank Foss, USA 4.09
    SILVER Henry Petersen, DEN 3.70
    BRONZE Edwin Myers, USA 3.60

  • 1924
    GOLD Lee Barnes, USA 3.95
    SILVER Glenn Graham, USA 3.95
    BRONZE James Brooker, USA 3.90

  • 1928
    GOLD Sabin Carr, USA 4.20
    SILVER William Droegemuller, USA 4.10
    BRONZE Charles McGinnis, USA 3.95

  • 1932
    GOLD Bill Miller, USA 4.315
    SILVER Shuhei Nishida, JPN 4.30
    BRONZE George Jefferson, USA 4.20

  • 1936
    GOLD Earle Meadows, USA 4.35
    SILVER Shuhei Nishida, JPN 4.25
    SILVER Sueo Oe, JPN 4.25

  • 1948
    GOLD Guinn Smith, USA 4.30
    SILVER Erkki Kataja, FIN 4.20
    BRONZE Bob Richards, USA 4.20

  • 1952
    GOLD Bob Richards, USA 4.55
    SILVER Don Laz, USA 4.50
    BRONZE Ragnar Lundberg, SWE 4.40

  • 1956
    GOLD Bob Richards, USA 4.56
    SILVER Bob Gutowski, USA 4.53
    BRONZE Yorgos Roubanis, GRE 4.50

  • 1960
    GOLD Don Bragg, USA 4.70
    SILVER Ron Morris, USA 4.60
    BRONZE Eeles Landström, FIN 4.55

  • 1964
    GOLD Fred Hansen, USA 5.10
    SILVER Wolfgang Reinhardt, GER 5.05
    BRONZE Klaus Lehnertz, GER 5.00

  • 1968
    GOLD Bob Seagren, USA 5.40
    SILVER Claus Schiprowski, FRG 5.40
    BRONZE Wolfgang Nordwig, GDR 5.40

  • 1972
    GOLD Wolfgang Nordwig, GDR 5.50
    SILVER Bob Seagren, USA 5.40
    BRONZE Jan Johnson, USA 5.35

  • 1976
    GOLD Tadeusz Slusarski, POL 5.50
    SILVER Antti Kalliomäki, FIN 5.50
    BRONZE David Roberts, USA 5.50

  • 1980
    GOLD Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz, POL 5.78
    SILVER Konstantin Volkov, URS 5.65
    SILVER Tadeusz Slusarski, POL 5.65

  • 1984
    GOLD Pierre Quinon, FRA 5.75
    SILVER Mike Tully, USA 5.65
    BRONZE Earl Bell, USA 5.60
    BRONZE Thierry Vigneron, FRA 5.60

  • 1988
    GOLD Sergey Bubka, URS 5.90
    SILVER Radion Gataullin, URS 5.85
    BRONZE Grigoriy Yegorov, URS 5.80

  • 1992
    GOLD Maksim Tarasov, EUN 5.80
    SILVER Igor Trandenkov, EUN 5.80
    BRONZE Javier Garcia, ESP 5.75

  • 1996
    GOLD Jean Galfione, FRA 5.92
    SILVER Igor Trandenkov, RUS 5.92
    BRONZE Andrei Tivontchik, GER 5.92

  • 2000
    GOLD Nick Hysong, USA 5.90
    SILVER Lawrence Johnson, USA 5.90
    BRONZE Maksim Tarasov, RUS 5.90

  • 2004
    GOLD Tim Mack, USA 5.95
    SILVER Toby Stevenson, USA 5.90
    BRONZE Giuseppe Gibilisco, ITA 5.85

  • 2008
    GOLD Steven Hooker, AUS 5.96
    SILVER Evgeniy Lukyanenko, RUS 5.85
    BRONZE Denys Yurchenko, UKR 5.70


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