Games record: 5.80 Steve Hooker (AUS) 2006
Defending champion: Steve Lewis (ENG) 5.55
Home nations interest: Adam Hague, Luke Cutts (ENG)
AW’s prediction: 1 Shawn Barber (CAN); 2 Kurtis Marschall (AUS); 3 Hague (ENG)
Did you know? For the past two Games, Nikandros Stylianou and Paul Walker have shared fifth place but it won’t happen in 2018 as Walker is not selected, having not competed since 2015.