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 ...
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, also called broad jump, sport in athletics (track-and-field) consisting
of a horizontal .... In fact, cheating in sports has a long and infamous history. The.
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.
On this day in 1936, American Jesse Owens wins gold in the long jump at the
Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. It was the second of four gold medals ...
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 ...
Access official Olympic photos, video clips, records and results for the top
Athletics medalists in the event long jump men.
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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 ...
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Oct 7, 2007 ... Mike Powell's 8.95 metres jump. Frieking crazy compared to my sissy jump.
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, ...