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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon High jump

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: November 29, 1956

Gold: USA Milt Campbell
Silver: USA Rafer Johnson
Bronze: URS Vasily Kuznetsov

High jump

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC H P(1952T) P(1985T)
1 Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 1.95 976 758
2T Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 1.89 886 705
2T Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 1.89 886 705
4T Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 1.86 845 679
4T Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 1.86 845 679
6T Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 1.83 806 653
6T Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 1.83 806 653
6T Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 1.83 806 653
9 Walter Herssens 26 Belgium BEL 1.80 770 627
10T Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 1.75 711 585
10T Bob Richards 30 United States USA 1.75 711 585
12T Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 1.70 656 544
12T John Cann 18 Australia AUS 1.70 656 544
12T Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 1.70 656 544
AC Yuriy Kutenko 24 Soviet Union URS 0 0 NH