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Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

The men's triple jump competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 20–22 August.[1]

Men's triple jump
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Date20–22 August
Competitors47 from 35 nations
Winning distance17.79 NR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Christian Olsson  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marian Oprea  Romania
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Danil Burkenya  Russia
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Competition formatEdit

The competition consisted of two rounds, qualification and final. In qualification, each athlete jumped three times (stopping early if they made the qualifying distance). At least the top twelve athletes moved on to the final; if more than twelve reached the qualifying distance, all who did so advanced. Distances were reset for the final round. Finalists jumped three times, after which the eight best jumped three more times (with the best distance of the six jumps counted).[2]

ScheduleEdit

All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Friday, 20 August 2004 09:55 Qualification
Sunday, 22 August 2004 20:10 Final

RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record   Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 18.29 m Gothenburg, Sweden 7 August 1995
Olympic record   Kenny Harrison (USA) 18.09 m Atlanta, United States 27 July 1996

No new records were set during the competition.

ResultsEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

Rule: Qualifying standard 17.00 (Q) or at least best 12 qualified (q).

Rank Group Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 A Christian Olsson   Sweden 17.68 17.68 Q
2 B Yoandri Betanzos   Cuba 17.53 17.53 Q, PB
3 B Marian Oprea   Romania 17.44 17.44 Q
4 A Phillips Idowu   Great Britain 17.33 17.33 Q
5 B Jadel Gregório   Brazil 17.20 17.20 Q
6 B Viktor Gushchinskiy   Russia 16.71 x 17.17 17.17 Q
7 A Danil Burkenya   Russia 16.77 16.91 17.08 17.08 Q
8 A Hristos Meletoglou   Greece 16.75 16.50 17.06 17.06 Q, SB
9 A Yoelbi Quesada   Cuba 16.89 x 17.01 17.01 Q
10 B Kenta Bell   United States 16.77 16.82 16.98 16.98 q
11 A Walter Davis   United States 16.28 14.77 16.94 16.94 q
12 A Julien Kapek   France 16.67 x 16.91 16.91 q
13 B Nathan Douglas   Great Britain 16.84 x x 16.84
14 A Andrew Murphy   Australia 16.59 16.82 x 16.82
15 B Li Yanxi   China x 16.70 16.74 16.74
16 A Ibrahim Mohamdein Aboubaker   Qatar 15.98 16.37 16.71 16.71
17 B Arnie David Giralt   Cuba x 16.63 16.70 16.70
18 B Melvin Lister   United States 16.62 x 16.64 16.64
19 A Andrew Owusu   Ghana 15.85 x 16.64 16.64 SB
20 A Mykola Savolaynen   Ukraine 16.56 16.48 15.57 16.56
21 B Fabrizio Donato   Italy 16.16 16.45 16.34 16.45
22 B Momchil Karailiev   Bulgaria x 16.45 x 16.45
23 B Viktor Yastrebov   Ukraine 16.43 16.32 x 16.43
24 A Ivaylo Rusenov   Bulgaria 16.39 x x 16.39
25 B Mohammad Hazzory   Syria 16.37 x 16.14 16.37
26 A Péter Tölgyesi   Hungary 16.33 15.74 16.36 16.36
27 A Leevan Sands   Bahamas x x 16.35 16.35
28 A Randy Lewis   Grenada x x 16.33 16.33
29 B Godfrey Khotso Mokoena   South Africa 16.23 16.32 x 16.32
30 B Dmitrij Vaľukevič   Belarus x x 16.32 16.32
31 B Andreas Pohle   Germany x 16.29 16.23 16.29
32 B Vladimir Letnicov   Moldova x 15.88 16.25 16.25
33 B Lauri Leis   Estonia x 16.06 16.18 16.18
34 A Aleksandr Glavatskiy   Belarus 16.18 15.73 x 16.18
35 B Salem Mouled Al-Ahmadi   Saudi Arabia 16.16 16.03 x 16.16
36 A LeJuan Simon   Trinidad and Tobago x 14.75 16.16 16.16
37 B Boštjan Šimunič   Slovenia x x 16.07 16.07
38 B Takanori Sugibayashi   Japan 15.38 15.67 15.95 15.95
39 B Park Hyung-jun   South Korea x 15.84 x 15.84
40 B Nelson Évora   Portugal 15.72 15.84 x 15.72
41 A Olivier Sanou   Burkina Faso x 15.67 x 15.67
42 B Karl Taillepierre   France 15.50 x x 15.50
43 A Armen Martirosyan   Armenia 15.05 x x 15.05
A Charles Friedek   Germany x NM
A Vitaliy Moskalenko   Russia x x x NM
A Berk Tuna   Turkey x x NM
A Roman Valiyev   Kazakhstan x x x NM
A Sergey Bochkov   Azerbaijan DNS

FinalEdit

Rank Name Country 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
  Christian Olsson   Sweden 17.69 17.79 17.69 16.82 17.58 17.79 NR
  Marian Oprea   Romania 17.55 x 17.47 17.34 17.38 17.55 SB
  Danil Burkenya   Russia 16.99 16.68 16.16 17.45 17.48 17.47 17.48
4 Yoandri Betanzos   Cuba x 17.47 x x 17.24 x 17.47
5 Jadel Gregório   Brazil 17.22 17.27 15.97 x 16.82 17.31 17.31
6 Hristos Meletoglou   Greece 17.13 x 17.10 17.05 16.65 17.06 17.13 SB
7 Viktor Gushchinskiy   Russia x x 17.11 16.27 16.95 x 17.11
8 Yoelbi Quesada   Cuba 16.93 x 16.96 x x 16.96
9 Kenta Bell   United States 16.90 x 16.39 16.90
10 Julien Kapek   France x 16.79 16.81 16.81
11 Walter Davis   United States 16.78 16.65 16.59 16.78
Phillips Idowu   Great Britain x x x NM

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics". Athens 2004. IAAF. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Athens Summer Games: Men's Triple Jump". Athens 2004. Sports Reference. Retrieved 13 February 2015.

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