Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's long jump

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Men's long jump
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
VenuesLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates5-6 August
Competitors31 from 25 nations
Winning distance8.54
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Carl Lewis
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gary Honey
 Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Giovanni Evangelisti
 Italy
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These are the official results of the Men's Long Jump event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. There were a total number of 31 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups, and the final held on August 6, 1984.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Carl Lewis
 United States
Silver Gary Honey
 Australia
Bronze Giovanni Evangelisti
 Italy

Abbreviations[edit]

  • 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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 m October 18, 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Olympic Record

Qualification[edit]

Group A
Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.30 8.30 m
2 4  Antonio Corgos (ESP) 8.02 8.02 m
3 6  Gary Honey (AUS) 7.93 7.93 m
4 7  Joey Wells (BAH) X 7.92 7.92 m
5 8  Mike McRae (USA) 7.70 7.50 7.89 7.89 m
6 9  Kim Jong-Il (KOR) X 7.67 7.86 7.86 m
7 10  Liu Yuhuang (CHN) 7.83 X 7.73 7.83 m
8 14  Nenad Stekić (YUG) 7.60 7.41 7.45 7.60 m
9 16  Moses Kiyai (KEN) X 7.51 X 7.51 m
10 18  Wang Shijie (CHN) X 7.22 7.36 7.36 m
11 20  Lee Fu-an (TPE) 7.23 6.96 6.82 7.23 m
12 22  Kristján Harðarson (ISL) X 7.09 6.93 7.09 m
13 24  Fidel Solórzano (ECU) 6.93 6.84 6.90 6.93 m
14 25  Abdoulaye Traoré (MLI) 6.92 6.36 6.60 6.92 m
15 26  Bilanday Bodjona (TOG) 6.82 6.70 6.75 6.82 m
16 27  Ghabi Issa Khouri (LIB) 6.25 X 6.80 6.80 m
 Paul Emordi (KEN) DNS
Group B
1 2 3
1 2  Larry Myricks (USA) 7.80 8.02 8.02 m
2 3  Junichi Usui (JPN) 7.62 8.02 8.02 m
3 5  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.94 7.94 m
4 11  Yusuf Alli (NGR) 7.65 7.43 7.82 7.82 m
5 12  Jubobaraye Kio (NGR) X 7.76 X 7.76 m
6 13  René Gloor (SUI) 7.57 7.71 7.58 7.71 m
7 15  Lester Benjamin (ANT) X 7.44 7.57 7.57 m
8 17  Kémobé Djirmassal (CHA) 7.01 7.11 7.51 7.37 m
9 19  Lyndon Sands (BAH) 7.32 5.95 7.22 7.32 m
10 21  Steve Hanna (BAH) 6.97 2.36 7.10 7.10 m
11 23  Shahad Mubarak (UAE) 6.98 X 6.98 m
12 28  Oscar Diesel (PAR) 6.45 6.78 6.73 6.78 m
13 29  Ernest Tché-Noubossie (CMR) 6.76 6.57 6.52 6.76 m
14 30  Dimitrios Araouzos (CYP) X X 5.67 5.67 m
 Steve Walsh (NZL) X X X NM
 Ronald Desruelles (BEL) DNS
 Francis Dodoo (GHA) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.54 X 8.54 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Gary Honey (AUS) 7.97 7.92 8.18 7.92 X 8.24 8.24 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 8.09 7.94 7.90 X X 8.24 8.24 m
4  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.06 7.99 X 8.00 8.16 6.28 8.16 m
5  Liu Yuhuang (CHN) X 7.66 7.89 7.65 7.60 7.99 7.99 m
6  Joey Wells (BAH) 7.97 X X 7.97 m
7  Junichi Usui (JPN) 7.63 7.82 7.87 7.72 7.09 7.87 m
8  Kim Jong-Il (KOR) 7.76 7.81 7.77 X 7.59 X 7.81 m
9  Yusuf Alli (NGR) 7.67 7.78 7.72 7.78 m
10  Antonio Corgos (ESP) 7.44 7.50 7.69 7.69 m
11  Mike McRae (USA) X 7.63 7.45 7.63 m
12  Jubobaraye Kio (NGR) X 7.57 X 7.57 m

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's Long Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 December 2017.

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