High jump W - Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Women's High jump - Athletics
Melbourne 1956 Olympics

Melbourne 1956  Olympic Games
  Athletics - Women's High jump in the Olympics
Women's High jump 1956
Final
Mildred McDaniel USA 1,76 WR
Thelma Hopkins GBR 1,67
Maria Pissaryeva URS 1,67
4. Gunhild Larking SWE 1,67
5. Iolanda Balas ROU 1,67
6. Michelle Mason AUS 1,67
7. Mary Donaghy NZL 1,67
8. Hermina Geyser RSA 1,64
- Jirina Voborilova TCH 1,64
10. Olga Modrachova TCH 1,64
11. Valentina Ballod URS 1,60
12. Dorothy Tyler GBR 1,60
- Reinelde Knapp AUT 1,60
14. Carole Bernoth AUS 1,60
15. Janice Cooper AUS 1,55
16. Alice Whitty CAN 1,55
- Audrey Bennett GBR 1,55
18. Inge Kilian GER 1,55
Qualifying Round - Group
1. Thelma Hopkins GBR 1,58 Q
2. Iolanda Balas ROU 1,58 Q
- Gunhild Larking SWE 1,58 Q
4. Hermina Geyser RSA 1,58 Q
- Dorothy Tyler GBR 1,58 Q
- Reinelde Knapp AUT 1,58 Q
7. Mildred McDaniel USA 1,58 Q
- Maria Pissaryeva URS 1,58 Q
- Michelle Mason AUS 1,58 Q
- Mary Donaghy NZL 1,58 Q
- Jirina Voborilova TCH 1,58 Q
12. Audrey Bennett GBR 1,58 Q
13. Olga Modrachova TCH 1,58 Q
14. Valentina Ballod URS 1,58 Q
- Carole Bernoth AUS 1,58 Q
16. Alice Whitty CAN 1,58 Q
17. Inge Kilian GER 1,58 Q
18. Janice Cooper AUS 1,58 Q
19. Ann Flynn USA 1,50
Women's High jump - Athletics - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in a qualifying round followed by the final. Top twelve and ties in the qualifying round and all those reaching the announced qualification limit advanced to the final. Each athlete had three attempts at every height and was eliminated if they had three consecutive failed attempts. The bar was raised until only one athlete was left in the competition.

Event facts: Women's High jump competition was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and 19 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Women's High jump - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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