Anna Chicherova

Chicherova wins high jump gold

World champion Anna Chicherova adds Olympic gold to her medal collection after winning the women's high jump final.

12 Aug 12

Anna Chicherova First Olympic gold for Chicherova

Russian Federation

11 Aug 12

World champion Anna Chicherova adds an Olympic gold to her medal collection after winning the women's high jump final.

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Ireland

9 Aug 12

Irish high jumper Deirdre Ryan is unable to repeat her heroics of last year's World Championships as she exits in London.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Chicherova RUS 2.05 m
2 Barrett USA 2.03 m PB
3 Shkolina RUS 2.03 m PB
View full results for Women's High Jump

Head to Head

Amy Acuff vs Marina Aitova

Amy Acuff

Amy Acuff United States flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

1.85 Women's High Jump

Height

1.88m (6'2")

Weight

66kg

Age

39

Marina Aitova

Marina Aitova Kazakhstan flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

NM Women's High Jump

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

59kg

Age

31

View the London 2012 medallist table