History of Olympic Results: Pole Vault – Men

2016
(Rio de Janeiro, August 15)
1 Thiago Braz (Brazil) 19-9¼ | 6.03 OR
2 Renaud Lavillenie (France) 19-7½ | 5.98
3 Sam Kendricks (USA) 19-2¼ | 5.85
4t Jan Kudlicka (Czech Republic) 18-10¼ | 5.75
4t Piotr Lisek (Poland) 18-10¼ | 5.75
6 Changrui Xue (China) 18-6½ | 5.65
7t Michal Balner (Czech Republic) 18-½ | 5.50
7t Konstadínos Filippídis (Greece) 18-½ | 5.50
7t Daichi Sawano (Japan) 18-½ | 5.50
[Logan Cunningham (USA) dnq (17-4½/5.30)]
[Cale Simmons (USA) dnq (17-4½/5.30)]
2012
(London, August 10)
1 Renaud Lavillenie (France) 19-7 | 5.97 OR
2 Björn Otto (Germany) 19-4¾ | 5.91
3 Raphael Holzdeppe (Germany) 19-4¾ | 5.91
4 Dmitriy Starodubtsev (Russia) 18-10¼ | 5.75
5 Steven Lewis (Great Britain) 18-10¼ | 5.75
5 Yevgeniy Lukyanenko (Russia) 18-10¼ | 5.75
7 Konstadínos Filippídis (Greece) 18-6½ | 5.65
8 Jan Kudlicka (Czech Republic) 18-6½ | 5.65
[nh. Brad Walker (USA)]
2008
1 Steve Hooker (Australia) 19-6½ | 5.96 OR
2 Yevgeniy Lukyanenko (Russia) 19-2¼ | 5.85
3 Denys Yurchenko (Ukraine) 18-8¼ | 5.70
4 Derek Miles (USA) 18-8¼ | 5.70
5 Dmitriy Starodubtsev (Russia) 18-8¼ | 5.70
6 Danny Ecker (Germany) 18-8¼ | 5.70
7 Jérôme Clavier (France) 18-4½ | 5.60
8 Raphael Holzdeppe (Germany) 18-4½ | 5.60
[DNQ—Jeff Hartwig (USA), Brad Walker (USA)]
2004
1 Tim Mack (USA) 19-6¼ | 5.95 OR
2 Toby Stevenson (USA) 19-4¼ | 5.90
3 Giuseppe Gibilisco (Italy) 19-2¼ | 5.85
4 Igor Pavlov (Russia) 19-¼ | 5.80
5 Danny Ecker (Germany) 18-10¼ | 5.75
6 Lars Börgeling (Germany) 18-10¼ | 5.75
7 Derek Miles (USA) 18-10¼ | 5.75
8 Alex Averbukh (Israel) 18-6½ | 5.65
2000
1 Nick Hysong (USA) 19-4¼ | 5.90
2 Lawrence Johnson (USA) 19-4¼ | 5.90
3 Maksim Tarasov (Russia) 19-4¼ | 5.90
4 Michael Stolle (Germany) 19-4¼ | 5.90
=5 Dmitriy Markov (Australia) 19-¼ | 5.80
=5 Viktor Tchistiakov (Australia) 19-¼ | 5.80
7 Okkert Brits (South Africa) 19-¼ | 5.80
8 Danny Ecker (Germany) 19-¼ | 5.80
[DNQ—Chad Harting (USA)]
1996
1 Jean Galfione (France) 19-5 | 5.92
2 Igor Trandenkov (Russia) 19-5 | 5.92
3 Andrei Tiwontschik (Germany) 19-5 | 5.92
4 Igor Potapovich (Kazakhstan) 19-2¾ | 5.86
5 Pyotr Bochkaryov (Russia) 19-2¾ | 5.86
6 Dmitriy Markov (Belarus) 19-2¾ | 5.86
7 Tim Lobinger (Germany) 19-¼ | 5.80
8 Lawrence Johnson (USA) 18-8¼ | 5.70
[=11 Jeff Hartwig (USA) 18-4½/5.60]
[=13 Scott Huffman (USA) 5.60]
[Trandenkov 5.92 OR; Galfione 5.92 =OR; Tiwontschik 5.92 =OR]
1992
1 Maksim Tarasov (Soviet Union) 19-¼ | 5.80
2 Igor Trandenkov (Soviet Union) 19-¼ | 5.80
3 Javier García (Spain) 18-10¼ | 5.75
4 Kory Tarpenning (USA) 18-10¼ | 5.75
5 Dave Volz (USA) 18-6½ | 5.65
6 Asko Peltoniemi (Finland) 18-4½ | 5.60
7 Philippe Collet (France) 18-2½ | 5.55
8 Yevgeniy Krasnov (Israel) 17-8½ | 5.40
[NH—Tim Bright (USA)]
1988
1 Sergey Bubka (Soviet Union) 19-4¼ | 5.90
2 Rodion Gataullin (Soviet Union) 19-2¼ | 5.85
3 Grigoriy Yegorov (Soviet Union) 19-¼ | 5.80
4 Earl Bell (USA) 18-8¼ | 5.70
=5 Philippe Collet (France) 18-8¼ | 5.70
=5 Thierry Vigneron (France) 18-8¼ | 5.70
7 István Bagyula (Hungary) 18-4½ | 5.60
8 Philippe D’Encausse (France) 18-4½ | 5.60
[10 Kory Tarpenning (USA) 18-½/5.50]
[12 Billy Olson (USA) 5.50]
[Yegorov 5.80 OR; Gataullin 5.85 OR; Bubka 5.90 OR]
1984
1 Pierre Quinon (France) 18-10¼ | 5.75
2 Mike Tully (USA) 18-6½ | 5.65
=3 Earl Bell (USA) 18-4½ | 5.60
=3 Thierry Vigneron (France) 18-4½ | 5.60
5 Kimmo Pallonen (Finland) 17-8½ | 5.40
6 Doug Lytle (USA) 17-8½ | 5.40
7 Felix Böhni (Switzerland) 17-4½ | 5.30
8 Mauro Barella (Italy) 17-4½ | 5.30
1980
1 Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz (Poland) 18-11½ | 5.78
=2 Tadeusz Slusarski (Poland) 18-6½ | 5.65
=2 Konstantin Volkov (Soviet Union) 18-6½ | 5.65
4 Philippe Houvion (France) 18-6½ | 5.60
5 Jean-Michel Bellot (France) 18-4½ | 5.60
6 Mariusz Klimczyk (Poland) 18-2½ | 5.55
7 Thierry Vigneron (France) 17-10½ | 5.45
8 Sergey Kulibaba (Soviet Union) 17-10½ | 5.45
[Bellot 5.50 =OR; Kozakiewicz 5.50 =OR; Klimczyk 5.55 OR;
Volkov 5.55 =OR; Houvion 5.55 =OR; Slusarski 5.55 =OR; Bellot
5.60 OR; Kozakiewicz 5.60 =OR; Kozakiewicz 5.65 OR; Volkov 5.65
=OR; Houvion 5.65 =OR; Slusarski 5.65 =OR; Kozakiewicz
18-8¼/5.70 OR; Kozakiewicz 5.78 WR, OR]
1976
1 Tadeusz Slusarski (Poland) 18-½ | 5.50
2 Antti Kalliomäki (Finland) 18-½ | 5.50
3 Dave Roberts (USA) 18-½ | 5.50
4 Patrick Abada (France) 17-10½ | 5.45
5 Wojciech Buciarski (Poland) 17-10½ | 5.45
6 Earl Bell (USA) 17-10½ | 5.45
7 Jean-Michel Bellot (France) 17-8½ | 5.40
8 Itsuo Takanezawa (Japan) 17-8½ | 5.40
[=13 Terry Porter (USA) 17-¾/5.20]
[Kalliomäki 5.50 =OR; Slusarski 5.50 =OR; Roberts 5.50 =OR]
1972
1 Wolfgang Nordwig (East Germany) 18-½ | 5.50
2 Bob Seagren (USA) 17-8½ | 5.40
3 Jan Johnson (USA) 17-6½ | 5.35
4 Reinhard Kuretzky (West Germany) 17-4½ | 5.30
5 Bruce Simpson (Canada) 17-¾ | 5.20
6 Volker Ohl (West Germany) 17-¾ | 5.20
7 Hans Lagerqvist (Sweden) 17-¾ | 5.20
8 François Tracanelli (France) 16-8¾ | 5.10
[DNQ—Steve Smith (USA)]
[Nordwig 5.40 =OR; Seagren 5.40 =OR; Nordwig
17‑10½/5.45 OR; Nordwig 5.50 OR]
1968
1 Bob Seagren (USA) 17-8½ | 5.40(A)
2 Claus Schiprowski (West Germany) 17-8½ | 5.40
3 Wolfgang Nordwig (East Germany) 17-8½ | 5.40
4 Chris Papanicolaou (Greece) 17-6½ | 5.35
5 John Pennel (USA) 17-6½ | 5.35
6 Gennadiy Bliznyetsov (Soviet Union) 17-4½ | 5.30
7 Hervé D’Encausse (France) 17-2¾ | 5.25
8 Heinfried Engel (West Germany) 17-¾ | 5.20
9 Ignacio Sola (Spain) 17-¾ | 5.20
10 Kjell Isaksson (Sweden) 16-10¾ | 5.15
11 Kiyoshi Niwa (Japan) 16-10¾ | 5.15
[DNQ—Casey Carrigan (USA)]
[Bliznyetsov 5.10 =OR; Niwa 5.10 =OR; Schiprowski 5.10 =OR;
Sola 5.10 =OR; Engel 5.10 =OR; Sola 5.15 OR; Papanicolaou 5.15
=OR; Isaksson 5.15 =OR; Niwa 5.15 =OR; D’Encausse 5.15
=OR; Bliznyetsov 5.20 OR; Nordwig 5.20 =OR; Engel 5.20 =OR;
Schiprowski 5.20 =OR; Seagren 5.20 =OR; Pennel 5.20 =OR; Sola
5.20 =OR; D’Encausse 5.25 OR; Papanicolaou 5.25 =OR;
Schiprowski 5.25 =OR; Nordwig 5.30 OR; Seagren 5.30 =OR;
Schiprowski 5.30 =OR; Papanicolaou 5.30 =OR; Bliznyetsov 5.30 =OR; Pen
1964
1 Fred Hansen (USA) 16-8¾ | 5.10
2 Wolfgang Reinhardt (West Germany) 16-6¾ | 5.05
3 Klaus Lehnertz (West Germany) 16-4¾ | 5.00
4 Manfred Preussger (East Germany) 16-4¾ | 5.00
5 Gennadiy Bliznyetsov (Soviet Union) 16-2¾ | 4.95
6 Rudolf Tomásek (Czechoslovakia) 16-¾ | 4.90
7 Pentti Nikula (Finland) 16-¾ | 4.90
8 Billy Pemelton (USA) 16-¾ | 4.90
9 Igor Fyeld (Soviet Union) 15-9 | 4.80
10 Gerry Moro (Canada) 15-9 | 4.80
11 John Pennel (USA) 15-5 | 4.70
12 Risto Ankio (Finland) 15-5 | 4.70
13 Roman Lesek (Yugoslavia) 15-5 | 4.70
[Bliznyetsov 4.70 =OR; Hansen 4.70 =OR; Nikula 4.70 =OR;
Pemelton 4.70 =OR; Lehnertz 4.70 =OR; Moro 4.70 =OR;
Tomásek 4.70 =OR; Pennel 4.70 =OR; Ankio 4.70 =OR; Lesek
4.70 =OR; Fyeld 4.70 =OR; Hansen 4.80 OR; Pemelton 4.80 =OR;
Preussger 4.80 =OR; Lehnertz 4.80 =OR; Reinhardt 4.80 =OR;
Tomásek 4.80 =OR; Fyeld 4.80 =OR; Nikula 4.80 =OR;
Bliznyetsov 15-1¼.85 OR; Lehnertz =OR; Nikula 4.85 =OR;
Nikula 4.90 OR; Preussger 4.90 =OR; Lehnertz 4.90 =OR; Tomásek
1960
1 Don Bragg (USA) 15-5 | 4.70
2 Ron Morris (USA) 15-1 | 4.60
3 Eeles Landström (Finland) 14-11 | 4.55
4 Rolando Cruz (Puerto Rico) 14-11 | 4.55
5 Günter Malcher (East Germany) 14-9 | 4.50
=6 Igor Petrenko (Soviet Union) 14-9 | 4.50
=6 Matti Sutinen (Finland) 14-9 | 4.50
8 Rudolf Tomásek (Czechoslovakia) 14-9 | 4.50
[DNQ—Dave Clark (USA)]
[Bragg 4.60 OR; Morris 4.60 =OR; Bragg 4.70 OR]
1956
1 Bob Richards (USA) 14-11½ | 4.56
2 Bob Gutowski (USA) 14-10¼ | 4.53
3 Georgios Roubanis (Greece) 14-9 | 4.50
4 George Mattos (USA) 14-3¼ | 4.35
5 Ragnar Lundberg (Sweden) 13-11¼ | 4.25
6 Zenon Wazny (Poland) 13-11¼ | 4.25
7 Eeles Landström (Finland) 13-11¼ | 4.25
8 Manfred Preussger (East Germany) 13-11¼ | 4.25
[Richards 4.56 OR]
1952
1 Bob Richards (USA) 14-11 | 4.55
2 Don Laz (USA) 14-9 | 4.50
3 Ragnar Lundberg (Sweden) 14-5¼ | 4.40
4 Pyotr Denisyenko (Soviet Union) 14-5¼ | 4.40
5 Valto Olenius (Finland) 14-1¼ | 4.30
6 Bunkichi Sawada (Japan) 13-9¼ | 4.30
7 Vladimir Braznik (Soviet Union) 13-9¼ | 4.20
8 Viktor Knyazev (Soviet Union) 13-9¼ | 4.20
[9 George Mattos (USA) 13-9¼/4.20]
[Lundberg 4.40 OR; Laz 4.40 =OR; Denisyenko 4.40 =OR; Richards
4.40 =OR; Laz 4.50 OR; Richards 4.50 =OR; Richards 4.55 OR]
1948
1 Guinn Smith (USA) 14-1¼ | 4.30
2 Erkki Kataja (Finland) 13-9¼ | 4.20
3 Bob Richards (USA) 13-9¼ | 4.20
4 Erling Kaas (Norway) 13-5¼ | 4.10
5 Ragnar Lundberg (Sweden) 13-5½ | 4.10
6 Boo Morcom (USA) 12-11½ | 3.95
=7 Valto Olenius (Finland) 12-11½ | 3.95
=7 Hugo Göllors (Sweden) 12-11½ | 3.95
1936
1 Earle Meadows (USA) 14-3¼ | 4.35
=2 Shuhei Nishida (Japan) 13-11¼ | 4.25
=2 Sueo Oe (Japan) 13-11¼ | 4.25
4 Bill Sefton (USA) 13-11¼ | 4.25
5 Bill Graber (USA) 13-7¼ | 4.15
=6 Kiyoshi Adachi (Japan) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Syl Apps (Canada) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Péter Bácsalmási (Hungary) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Josef Haunzwickel (Austria) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Danilo Innocenti (Italy) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Jan Korejs (Czechoslovakia) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Bo Ljungberg (Sweden) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Alfred Proksch (Austria) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Wilhelm Sznajder (Poland) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Richard Webster (Great Britain) 13-1½ | 4.00
=6 Viktor Zsuffka (Hungary) 13-1½ | 4.00
[Meadows 4.35 OR]
1932
1 Bill Miller (USA) 14-1¾ | 4.31
2 Shuhei Nishida (Japan) 14-1¼ | 4.30
3 George Jefferson (USA) 13-9¼ | 4.20
4 Bill Graber (USA) 13-7¼ | 4.15
5 Shizuo Mochizuki (Japan) 13-1½ | 4.00
6 Lucio de Castro (Brazil) 12-9½ | 3.90
7 Peter Chlentzos (Greece) 12-3½ | 3.75
NH—Carlo Nelli (Brazil)
[Miller 4.20 =OR; Jefferson 4.20 =OR; Nishida 4.20 =OR; Miller
4.25 OR; Nishida 4.25 =OR; Miller 4.30 OR; Nishida 4.30 =OR;
Miller 4.31 OR]
1928
1 Sabin Carr (USA) 13-9¼ | 4.20
2 William Droegemuller (USA) 13-5¼ | 4.10
3 Charles McGinnis (USA) 12-11½ | 3.95
4 Vic Pickard (Canada) 12-11½ | 3.95
5 Lee Barnes (USA) 12-11½ | 3.95
6 Yenataro Nakazawa (Japan) 12-9½ | 3.90
7 Henry Lindblad (Sweden) 12-9½ | 3.90
8 János Karlovits (Hungary) 12-5½ | 3.80
[Carr 4.10 OR; Droegemuller 4.10 =OR; Carr 4.20 OR]
1924
1 Lee Barnes (USA) 12-11½ | 3.95
2 Glenn Graham (USA) 12-11½ | 3.95
3 James Brooker (USA) 12-9½ | 3.90
4 Henry Petersen (Denmark) 12-9½ | 3.90
5 Vic Pickard (Canada) 12-5½ | 3.80
6 Ralph Spearow (USA) 12-1½ | 3.70
7 Maurice Henrijean (Belgium) 12-0 | 3.66
1920
1 Frank Foss (USA) 13-5 | 4.09
2 Henry Petersen (Denmark) 12-1½ | 3.70
3 Edwin Myers (USA) 11-9¾ | 3.60
4 Edward Knourek (USA) 11-9¾ | 3.60
5 Ernfrid Rydberg (Sweden) 11-9¾ | 3.60
6 Lauritz Jørgensen (Denmark) 11-9¾ | 3.60
7 Eldon Jenne (USA) 11-9¾ | 3.60
8 George Högström (Sweden) 11-5¾ | 3.50
[Foss 4.09 WR, OR]
1912
1 Harry Babcock (USA) 12-11½ | 3.95
=2 Frank Nelson (USA) 12-7½ | 3.85
=2 Marc Wright (USA) 12-7½ | 3.85
=4 William Happenny (Canada) 12-5½ | 3.80
=4 Frank Murphy (USA) 12-5½ | 3.80
=4 Bertil Uggla (Sweden) 12-5½ | 3.80
7 Sam Bellah (USA) 12-3½ | 3.75
=8 Frank Coyle (USA) 11-11¾ | 3.65
=8 Gordon Dukes (USA) 11-11¾ | 3.65
=8 Bill Fritz (USA) 11-11¾ | 3.65
[Nelson 3.75 OR; Uggla 3.75 =OR; Babcock 3.75 =OR; Wright 3.75
=OR; Happenny 3.75 =OR; Murphy 3.75 =OR; Bellah 3.75 =OR;
Nelson 3.80 OR; Babcock 3.80 =OR; Wright 3.80 =OR; Uggla 3.80
=OR; Happenny 3.80 =OR; Murphy 3.80 =OR; Babcock 3.85 OR;
Nelson 3.85 =OR; Wright 3.85 =OR; Babcock 3.95 OR]
1908
1904
1 Charles Dvorak (USA) 11-6 | 3.50
2 Leroy Samse (USA) 11-0 | 3.35
3 Louis Wilkins (USA) 11-0 | 3.35
4 Ward McLanahan (USA) 11-0 | 3.35
5 Claude Allen (USA) 11-0 | 3.35
6 Walter Dray (USA) unknown
7 Paul Weinstein (Germany) unknown
[Dvorak 3.35 OR; Samse =OR; Wilkins =OR; McLanahan =OR; Allen
3.35 =OR; Dvorak 11-3/3.43 OR; Dvorak 3.50 OR]
1900
1 Irving Baxter (USA) 10-10 | 3.30
2 Meredith Colkett (USA) 10-8 | 3.25
3 Flisa Andersen (Norway) 10-6 | 3.20
=4 Emile Gontier (France) 10-2 | 3.10
=4 Jakab Kauser (Hungary) 10-2 | 3.10
=4 Eric Lemming (Sweden) 10-2 | 3.10
7 Karl Staaf (Sweden) 9-2¼ | 2.80
8 August Nilsson (Sweden) 8-6¼ | 2.60
[Baxter 3.30 =OR]
1896
1 William Hoyt (USA) 10-10 | 3.30
2 Albert Tyler (USA) 10-6 | 3.20
=3 Evangelos Damaskos (Greece) 8-6¼ | 2.60
=3 Ioannis Theodoropoulos (Greece) 8-6¼ | 2.60
=3 Vasilios Xydas (Greece) 8-6¼ | 2.60
[Damaskos 7-10½/2.40 OR; Theodoropoulos 2.40 =OR; Xydas
2.40 =OR; Damaskos 8-2½/2.50 OR; Theodoropoulos 2.50
=OR; Xydas 2.50 =OR; Damaskos 8-6¼/2.40 OR;
Theodoropoulos 2.60 =OR; Xydas 2.60 =OR; Tyler 9-2¼/2.80
OR; Hoyt 2.80 =OR; Tyler 9-6¼/2.90 OR; Hoyt 2.90 =OR;
Tyler 9-10/3.00 OR; Hoyt 3.00 =OR; Tyler 10-6/3.20; Hoyt 3.20
=OR; Hoyt 10-8/3.25 OR; Hoyt 3.30 OR]