Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics – Men's standing high jump

The men's standing high jump was a track and field athletics event held as part of the Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics programme. It was the second time the event was held. It was held on August 31, 1904. 5 athletes from 2 nations competed.

Men's standing high jump
at the Games of the III Olympiad
Ray Ewry during 1904 Summer Olympics.jpg
Ray Ewry during standing high jump competition.
VenueFrancis Field
DatesAugust 31
Competitors5 from 2 nations
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ray Ewry  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Joseph Stadler  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Lawson Robertson  United States
← 1900
1908 →

Ray Ewry continued his dominance of the standing jumps at the Olympics, successfully defending his championships in this one as well as the other two.


These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1904 Summer Olympics.

World Record 1.655   Ray Ewry Paris (FRA) July 16, 1900
Olympic Record 1.655   Ray Ewry Paris (FRA) July 16, 1900


Place Athlete Height
1   Ray Ewry (USA) 1.60
2   Joseph Stadler (USA) 1.44
3   Lawson Robertson (USA) 1.44
4   John Biller (USA) 1.42
5   Lajos Gönczy (HUN) 1.35


  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 14 December 2006.