Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games – Men's high jump

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The men's high jump event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held on 1 February at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland. [1]

High jump track and field event

The high jump is a track and field event in which competitors must jump unaided over a horizontal bar placed at measured heights without dislodging it. In its modern most practised format, a bar is placed between two standards with a crash mat for landing. In the modern era, athletes run towards the bar and use the Fosbury Flop method of jumping, leaping head first with their back to the bar. Since ancient times, competitors have introduced increasingly effective techniques to arrive at the current form.

Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

At the 1990 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand from 27 January to 3 February 1990. A total of 42 events were contested, 23 by male and 19 by female athletes.

Mount Smart Stadium football stadium

Mt Smart Stadium is a stadium in Auckland, New Zealand. It is the home ground of National Rugby League team, the New Zealand Warriors. Built within the quarried remnants of the Rarotonga / Mount Smart volcanic cone, it is located 10 kilometres south of the city centre, in the suburb of Penrose.


Rank Name Nationality 1.95 2.00 2.05 2.10 2.15 2.20 2.23 2.26 2.29 2.32 2.34 2.36 2.38 2.40 Result Notes
Nick Saunders Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda o o x– xo xxx 2.36 GR
Dalton Grant Flag of England.svg  England xo xo o xx– o xo xx– x 2.34
Milton Ottey Flag of Canada.svg  Canada o o xx– x 2.23
Geoff Parsons Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland o o xxx 2.23
David Anderson Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 2.23
Alain Metellus Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 2.23
John Holman Flag of England.svg  England 2.20
Roger Te Puni Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2.20
Marc Howard Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 2.15
Ian Garrett Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 2.15
Stephen Chapman Flag of England.svg  England o o xxx 2.15
12 Alec Zaliauskas Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 2.15
13 Raul Griffith Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana 2.05
14 Jeffrey Brown Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2.00
15 Stephen Ritchie Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 2.00
16 Roger Brehaut Flag of Guernsey.svg  Guernsey 1.95