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The long jump is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength, and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible ...

Long Jump | iaaf.org

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History. The origins of the long jump can be traced to the Olympics in Ancient Greece, when athletes carried weights in each hand. These were swung forward  ...

long jump | athletics | Britannica.com

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Read; View All Media (11) · View History; Edit; Feedback ... Long jump, also called broad jump, sport in athletics (track-and-field) consisting of a horizontal jump ...

Long Jump World Records - Topend Sports

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List of world records for the long jump event. ... 2.5 inches), achieved at the altitude of Mexico City, was one of the great performances in Olympic history.

A Brief History of Jumping Events - Track & Field - About.com

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The long jump has, fittingly, the longest history of the jumping events, dating to the ancient Greek Olympics. The pole vault evolved in the Netherlands, where ...

Long Jump History - Ancient To Modern Olympics - EzineArticles.com

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Aug 19, 2010 ... Long jump history arches back thousands of years to the ancient Olympic Games in Greece. In those days it was a part of the pentathlon event, ...

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Dec 21, 2008 ... Fourth and fifth rounds including the two longest jumps in history, shown back to back, by two different athletes! This was probably the best field ...

Long Jump Men | Olympic Athletics | Videos, Photos, News, Results

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Olympic Long Jump Men - find video highlights photos news events Olympic and World Records ... Chart Historical Results View all long jump men Medalists ...

Bob Beamon's Long Olympic Shadow - Interactive Graphic ...

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Aug 4, 2012 ... Medal-winning long jumps on a more familiar scale. Here are all the medal- winning jumps of the Olympic Games since 1896 (including the ...

Jesse Owens wins long jump–and respect–in Germany - Aug 04 ...

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On this day in History, Jesse Owens wins long jump–and respect–in Germany on Aug 04, 1936. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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History of the Long Jump | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Jun 28, 2015 ... The long jump was part of the first Olympics in ancient Greece and also was featured in the first modern games in 1896. Although the long jump ...

Long jump - New World Encyclopedia

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The long jump has been in the history of track and field since the ancient ... The long jump is also notable for two of the longest-standing ...

Long jump - Ancient Olympics - KU Leuven

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Long jump. The long jump was not practiced as a separate event, but was part of the pentathlon. The jumper landed, just as today, in a sandpit. It was created by ...