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1997 European Athletics U23 Championships – Men's high jump

The men's high jump event at the 1997 European Athletics U23 Championships was held in Turku, Finland, on 11 and 13 July 1997.[1][2]


Gold Staffan Strand
Silver Martin Buß
Bronze Marcin Kaczocha



13 July

Rank Name Nationality Attempts Result Notes
2.10 2.15 2.18 2.21 2.24 2.26 2.28 2.31
1st place, gold medalist(s) Staffan Strand  Sweden o o o xo o xxx 2.28
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Martin Buß  Germany o o o o xxx 2.24
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Marcin Kaczocha  Poland o o o o xo xx– x 2.24
4 Ivan Vogul  Russia o o xxo o xxo xxx 2.24
5 Mustapha Raifak  France o o xo o xxx 2.21
6 Szymon Kuźma  Poland o o o xxx 2.18
6 Mika Polku  Finland o o o xxx 2.18
8 Tomáš Ort  Czech Republic o o xo xxx 2.18
9 Jordi Rofes  Spain o o xxx 2.15
10 James Brierley  Great Britain o xo xxx 2.15
10 Oskari Frösén  Finland xo xxx 2.15
10 Antoine Burke  Ireland o xo xxx 2.15
13 Đorđe Niketić  Yugoslavia o xxx 2.10


11 July
Qualify: first 12 to the Final

Group A

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Martin Buß  Germany 2.15 Q
1 Staffan Strand  Sweden 2.15 Q
3 Tomáš Ort  Czech Republic 2.15 Q
4 Jordi Rofes  Spain 2.15 Q
4 Marcin Kaczocha  Poland 2.15 Q
4 Mika Polku  Finland 2.15 Q
7 Moise Siba  France 2.10
8 Ruslan Glivinskiy  Ukraine 2.05

Group B

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Oskari Frösén  Finland 2.15 Q
1 Mustapha Raifak  France 2.15 Q
1 Ivan Vogul  Russia 2.15 Q
4 Đorđe Niketić  Yugoslavia 2.15 Q
5 Antoine Burke  Ireland 2.10 Q
5 James Brierley  Great Britain 2.10 Q
5 Szymon Kuźma  Poland 2.10 Q
8 Roman Fricke  Germany 2.05


According to an unofficial count, 16 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.


  1. ^ European Athletics U23 Championships Ostrava 2011 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK - 1st European Athletics U23 Championships - Turku, Finland 10.7. - 13.7.1997 (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 5–16, retrieved 24 October 2014
  2. ^ Gordon, Ed, European Championships for Under 23 (Turku, Finland),, archived from the original on 12 November 2007, retrieved 24 October 2014((citation)): CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
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