The long jump (historically called the broad jump) is a track and field event in
which athletes combine speed, strength, and agility in an attempt to leap as far as
Jun 28, 2015 ... The long jump was part of the first Olympics in ancient Greece and also was ...
Origin. The long jump was part of the pentathlon event in the Olympics ...
pentathlon-like sporting events also included long jumps, as did the first ...
Long jump, also called broad jump, sport in athletics (track-and-field) consisting
of a horizontal jump for distance. It was formerly performed from both standing ...
The long jump was not practiced as a separate event, but was part of the ... for
eight weeks, did indeed make a fivefold standing long jump of about 15 m.
The athletic events included three foot races (stadion, diaulos, and dolichos) as
well as the pentathlon (five contests: discus, javelin, long jump, wrestling, and ...
The Olympic Games, which originated in ancient Greece as many as 3,000 years
ago, were revived in the late ... Did You Know? ... The pentathlon (consisting of
five events: a foot race, a long jump, discus and javelin throws and a wrestling ...
Aug 3, 2012 ... Why Aren't Long Jumpers Jumping Longer? ... The United States' Marquise
Goodwin leaps in the men's long jump qualification round at the ..... Swift 'Famous
' in Advance; She Did Not Give Her Approval, for Obvious Reasons.
Each contestant threw the javelin, did the long jump, wrestled, ran a foot race,
and threw the ... You already know that the Olympic games originated in Greece.
There is evidence that the triple jump, in some form, dates to the ancient Greek
Olympics. The long jump was indisputably part of the Greek games, but some ...
Jul 18, 2012 ... The race is 3000 meters long, which is just shy of two miles (or seven-and-a-half
... After the first lap, that's four hurdles and one water jump per lap. The
steeplechase originated in England, when people once raced from one ...