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The men's high jump was first seen in the 1896 Athens Olympics. The women's high jump would come along at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics.

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When did high jump become an olympic sport?

High jump has been an Olympic event since the first modern Games in 1896.

Is high jump is a Olympic game?

Yes, the high jump is an event in the Summer Olympics.

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Is high jump a sport in the Beijing Olympics?

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How many Olympic medals have Australia won in high jumping?

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What was the first olympic games event ever?

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Who invented the high jump event?

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