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Athletics at the 1904 St. Louis Summer Games:

Men's Standing High Jump

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Host City: St. Louis, United States
Venue(s): Francis Field, Washington University, St. Louis
Date Started: August 31, 1904
Date Finished: August 31, 1904
Format: Final only.

Gold: USA Ray Ewry
Silver: USA Joseph Stadler
Bronze: USA Lawson Robertson


As he had in 1900, [Ray Ewry] dominated the three standing jumping events. In the standing high jump, [Lawson Robertson] and [Joseph Stadler] tied and settled second place on a jump-off. This went to Stadler, a black man from Cleveland, who became one of the first of his race to win an Olympic medal.

View a Phase of this EventFinal Standings

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal H(M) H(I)
1 Ray Ewry 30 United States USA Gold 1.60 5-3
2 Joseph Stadler 24 United States USA Silver 1.44 4-9
3 Lawson Robertson 20 United States USA Bronze 1.44 4-9
4 John Biller 26 United States USA 1.42 4-8
5 Lajos Gönczy 23 Hungary HUN 1.35 4-5