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Jim Howard

Full name: James Allen "Jim" Howard, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: September 11, 1959 in Texas City, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Mazda Optimist Track Club, Toronto (CAN)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Jim Howard was a high jumper who competed at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. His best international result was placing second at the 1985 World Cup. Howard jumped in college for Texas A&M University, finishing tied for second at the 1981 NCAA Meet, after placing sixth in 1980 and seventh in 1979. Howard was US Champion in 1984, placing second in 1986 and 1988. He was ranked in the world top 10 five times between 1984-98, ranking #2 in 1985-86. He was in the US top 10 nine times between 1980-89, ranking first in 1985-87, and second in 1984 and 1988.

Personal Best: HJ – 2.36i (1986).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics Men's High Jump United States USA 10

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC C/F/P
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 10 2.31 0 1
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 2.15 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 2.20 metres 1T o 0 0 2.20
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 2.25 metres 1T o 0 0 2.25
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 2.28 metres 4T xo 1 1 2.28
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 2.31 metres 7 o 0 1 2.31
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 2.34 metres 10 xxx 0 1 2.31
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round 13T QC 2.25 1 1
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 5T 2.25 1 1
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2.05 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2.10 metres 1T o 0 0 2.10
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2.15 metres 1T o 0 0 2.15
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2.19 metres 9T p 0 0 2.15
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2.22 metres 1T o 0 0 2.22
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2.25 metres 5T xo 1 1 2.25
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2.28 metres 5T p 1 1 2.25
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