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Track & Field - Women's Olympic Champions
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HIGH JUMP
YearLocationWinner, Country, Height
2012London, EnglandAnna Chicherova, RUS, 2.05 meters
2008Beijing, ChinaTia Hellebaut, BEL, 2.05 meters
2004Athens, GreeceYelena Slesarenko, RUS, 2.06 meters
2000Sydney, AustraliaYelena Yelesina, RUS, 2.01 meters
1996Atlanta, United StatesStefka Kostadinova, BUL 2.05 meters
1992Barcelona, SpainHeike Henkel, GER, 2.02 meters
1988Seoul, South KoreaLouise Ritter, USA, 2.03 meters
1984Los Angeles, United StatesUlrike Meyfarth, FRG, 2.02 meters
1980Moscow, Soviet UnionSara Simeoni, ITA, 1.97 meters
1976Montreal, CanadaRose. Ackermann, GDR, 1.93 meters
1972Munich, GermanyUlrike Meyfarth, FRG, 1.92 meters
1968Mexico City, MexicoMiloslava Reskova, TCH, 1.82 meters
1964Tokyo, JapanIolanda Balas, ROM, 1.90 meters
1960Rome, ItalyIolanda Balas, ROM, 1.85 meters
1956Melbourne, AustraliaMildred McDaniel, USA, 1.76 meters
1952Helsinki, FinlandEsther Brand, RSA, 1.67 meters
1948London, EnglandAlice Coachman, USA, 1.68 meters
1936Berlin, GermanyIbolya Csak, HUN, 1.60 meters
1932Los Angeles, United StatesJean Shiley, USA, 1.657 meters
1928Amsterdam, NetherlandsEthel Catherwood, CAN, 1.59 meters
Medals won by country
CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
United States4228
Soviet Union0246
Russia3025
Great Britain0415
Romania2114
Bulgaria1214
Italy1203
South Africa1203
West Germany2002
Canada1012
East Germany1012
Germany1012
Poland0202
Ukraine0022
Belguim1001
Czechoslovakia1001
Hungary1001
Australia0101
Croatia0101
Greece0101
Netherlands0101
Austria0011
Cuba0011
France0011
Sweden0011
 

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