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
The long jump has been in the history of track and field since the ... In 1935,
Jesse Owens set a long jump world record that was not ...
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 ...
United States of America Track & Field establishes long jump rules in ...
Throughout the history of the Winter Olympics, teams from Canada have won the
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 ...
Access official Olympic photos, video clips, records and results for the top
Athletics medalists in the event long jump men.
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.
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, ...
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 ...