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Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's long jump

The Men's Long Jump at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 38 competitors, with two qualifying groups (38 jumpers) before the final (12) took place on Sunday September 25, 1988.[1]

Men's long jump
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
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VenueOlympic Stadium
Date24 September 1988 (qualifications)
25 September 1988 (finals)
Competitors42 from 31 nations
Winning distance8.72
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Carl Lewis
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Mike Powell
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Larry Myricks
 United States
← 1984
1992 →

MedalistsEdit

AbbreviationsEdit

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics
World Record   Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 m October 18, 1968   Mexico City, Mexico
Olympic Record   Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 m October 18, 1968   Mexico City, Mexico

Qualifying roundEdit

RANK GROUP ATHLETE DISTANCE
1. B   Mike Powell (USA) 8.34 m
2. A   Larry Myricks (USA) 8.19 m
3. B   Carl Lewis (USA) 8.06 m
4. A   Norbert Brige (FRA) 8.05 m
5. A   Emiel Mellaard (NED) 8.02 m
6. A   Laszlo Szalma (HUN) 7.92 m
7. A   Antonio Corgos (ESP) 7.91 m
8. B   Jarmo Karna (FIN) 7.90 m
9. B   Leonid Voloshin (URS) 7.89 m
10. B   Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.81 m
11. B   Pang Yan (CHN) 7.79 m
12. B   Mark Forsythe (GBR) 7.77 m
13. A   Stewart Faulkner (GBR) 7.74 m
14. A   Bruny Surin (CAN) 7.73 m
15. B   Yusuf Ali (NGR) 7.73 m
16. B   Kim Jong-Il (KOR) 7.70 m
17. A   James Browne (ANT) 7.67 m
18. B   Chen Zunrong (CHN) 7.66 m
19. B   Frédéric Ebong-Salle (CMR) 7.65 m
20. A   David Culbert (AUS) 7.64 m
21. A   Andreas Steiner (AUT) 7.61 m
22. A   Glenroy Gilbert (CAN) 7.61 m
23. A   John King (GBR) 7.57 m
24. B   Stephen Hanna (BAH) 7.54 m
25. A   Ian James (CAN) 7.52 m
26. B   Hiroyuki Shibata (JPN) 7.48 m
27. A   Nai Hui-Fang (TPE) 7.45 m
28. B   Teddy Steinmayr (AUT) 7.36 m
29. B   Lotfi Khaïda (ALG) 7.10 m
30. B   Muhammad Urfaq (PAK) 7.09 m
31. A   Josá Leitão (POR) 6.99 m
32. A   Ricardo Valiente (PER) 6.92 m
33. B   Francis Keita (SLE) 6.87 m
A   David Lamai (KEN) NM
A   Orde Ballantyne (VIN) NM
A   Sizwe Sydney Mdluli (SWZ) NM
A   Shahanuddin Choudhury (BAN) NM
A   Abdullah Mohamed Al-Sheib (QAT) NM
B   Junichi Usui (JPN) NM
B   Ray Quinones (PUR) NM
B   Robert Emmiyan (URS) DNF
B   Vladimir Otchkan (URS) DNS

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Carl Lewis (USA) 8.41 8.56 8.52 8.72 8.52 X 8.72 m
    Mike Powell (USA) 8.23 8.11 8.49 X X 8.49 m
    Larry Myricks (USA) 8.14 8.27 X 8.17 X X 8.27 m
4   Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.84 8.08 7.63 8.08 m
5   Antonio Corgos (ESP) 8.03 X X 7.86 X 7.99 8.03 m
6   László Szalma (HUN) X X 8.00 X X X 8.00 m
7   Norbert Brige (FRA) 7.87 X X 7.97 X X 7.97 m
8   Leonid Volochine (URS) 7.87 7.78 X X X 7.89 7.89 m
9   Pang Yan (CHN) X 7.72 7.86 7.86 m
10   Jarmo Kärnä (FIN) X 7.81 7.82 7.82 m
11   Emiel Mellaard (NED) 7.71 X 7.51 7.71 m
12   Mark Forsythe (GBR) X X 7.54 7.54 m

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Long Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 December 2017.

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