Medal count by country in the Men's High Jump at the Summer Olympics 1896-2016

The Men's High Jump has been included in all Summer Olympics since the inaugural games in 1896, and the United States has been the most successful nation in the event throughout this time. In total, the US has won 13 golds and 35 total medals. Several athletes have won multiple medals in this event, but none have won more than one gold medal.

2012 gold winner, Ivan Ukhov of Russia, was stripped of his medal in February 2019 for doping violations; as of May 2020, the medals have not been redistributed, however it is likely that Erik Kynard of the US will be promoted to the gold medal position, while the joint bronze medals given to athletes from Britain, Canada and Qatar will be elevated to silvers. In March 2020, it was also announced that the 2008 gold winner, Andrey Silnov of Russia, was also under investigation for doping offenses, however the investigation is still ongoing and the 2008 results remain unaffected.

Medal count by country in the Men's High Jump at the Summer Olympics from 1896 to 2016

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Sources

Release date

2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1896 to 2016

Supplementary notes

*No longer exists/competes at the Olympics.
This data was collected using the official Olympic.org site, as well as a spreadsheet from the Guardian that includes data from 1896-2008 (available here), 2012 and 2016 data was compared with that from Encyclopaedia Britannica, and several news outlets were used to update the table when medals were reassigned (i.e. for doping offenses).

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