Athletics at the 1900 Summer Olympics – Men's standing high jump
The men's standing high jump was a track & field athletics event at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. It was held on July 16, 1900. Three athletes, all from the United States, competed in the standing high jump.
|Men's standing high jump|
at the Games of the II Olympiad
|Venue||Bois de Boulogne|
|Competitors||3 from 1 nation|
|1||Ray Ewry (USA)||1.655 m WR|
|2||Irving Baxter (USA)||1.525 m|
|3||Lewis Sheldon (USA)||1.500 m|
Ewry had little difficulty winning this event, setting a world record at 1.630 metres and then another at 1.655 metres, also the first Olympic record.
- International Olympic Committee.
- De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Athletics 1900". Accessed 18 March 2006. Available electronically at .
- Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0.