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What is the world record for long jump?

What is the world record for long jump?

men – SENIOR – outdoor

Type Mark Competitor
World Records 8.95 Mike POWELL
World Championships in Athletics Records 8.95 Mike POWELL
World Leading 2021 8.60 Miltiadis TENTOGLOU
Olympic Games Records 8.90 Bob BEAMON

Who is the best long jumper of all time?

Filter All Time Top Lists

Rank Mark Competitor
1 8.95 Mike POWELL
2 8.90 Bob BEAMON
3 8.87 Carl LEWIS
4 8.86 Robert EMMIYAN

Which country is the best at long jump?

Medalists by country

Rank Nation Gold
1 United States (USA) 22
2 Great Britain (GBR) 2
3 East Germany (GDR) 1
4 Cuba (CUB) 1

What’s the world record for the long jump?

3⁄8 in) in 1991. However, Beamon’s jump was set at an altitude of 2,240 m (7,350 ft), with a maximum allowable wind, factors which assisted his performance. This list contains the progression of long jump marks set at low altitude starting with the mark that stood at Beamon’s record in 1968 to Powell’s 1991 world record.

All-time men’s best long jump * = best legal jump in series with series best jump wind-aided 1 8.95 +0.3 Mike Powell USA 10.11.63 1 Tokyo 30.08.1991 2 8.90A +2.0 Bob Beamon USA 29.08.46 1 Ciudad de México…

How often should you practice the last stride of a long jump?

As a result, the approach is usually practiced by athletes about 6–8 times per jumping session (see Training below). The objective of the last two strides is to prepare the body for takeoff while conserving as much speed as possible. The penultimate stride is longer than the last stride.

How is the final round of the long jump determined?

In a large, multi-day elite competition (like the Olympics or World Championships ), a set number of competitors will advance to the final round, determined in advance by the meet management. A set of 3 trial round jumps will be held in order to select those finalists.