1987 World Championships in Athletics – Men's long jump

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Events at the
1987 World Championships
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These are the official results of the men's long jump event at the 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 40 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Saturday 5 September 1987.

Italian Giovanni Evangelisti originally won the bronze with a jump of 8.37 m, but it was later determined that Italian field officials had entered a fake result for a jump of 7.85m.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold United States Carl Lewis
United States (USA)
Silver Soviet Union Robert Emmiyan
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze United States Larry Myricks
United States (USA)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
04.09.1987 – ??:??h 04.09.1987 – ??:??h
Final Round
05.09.1987 – ??:??h

Records[edit]

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record  Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 Mexico City, Mexico 18 October 1968
Championship Record  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.55 Helsinki, Finland 10 August 1983

Qualifying round[edit]

  • Held on Friday 1987-09-04
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Robert Emmiyan (URS) 8.19 m
2.  Paul Emordi (NGR) 8.14 m
3.  Vladimir Bobylyov (URS) 8.08 m
4.  Jarmo Karna (FIN) 8.06 m
5.  Junichi Usui (JPN) 8.02 m
6.  Jaime Jefferson (CUB) 8.00 m
7.  Mike Conley (USA) 7.99 m
8.  Norbert Brige (FRA) 7.96 m
9.  Frans Maas (NED) 7.78 m
10.  Róbert Széli (TCH) 7.59 m
11.  Dietmar Haaf (GER) 7.51 m
12.  Ray Quinones (PUR) 7.41 m
13.  Jeffrey Neptune (GRN) 7.11 m
14.  Marcus César Barros (BRA) 6.94 m
15.  Devon Hyde (BIZ) 6.61 m
 António Santos (ANG) NM
 Stanisław Jaskułka (POL) NM
 Bruny Surin (CAN) NM
 Dimitrios Chatzopoulos (GRE) NM
 Lester Benjamin (ATG) NM


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.36 m
2.  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.20 m
3.  Jens Hirschberg (GDR) 8.10 m
4.  Yusuf Alli (NGR) 8.07 m
5.  Vladimir Amidzhinov (BUL) 8.05 m
6.  Heiko Reski (FRG) 8.03 m
7.  Sergey Layevskiy (URS) 7.98 m
8.  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.97 m
9.  Ivo Krsek (TCH) 7.96 m
10.  Emiel Mellaard (NED) 7.93 m
11.  Chen Zunrong (CHN) 7.90 m
12.  Andreas Steiner (AUT) 7.87 m
13.  Fred Salle (CMR) 7.60 m
14.  Antonio Corgos (ESP) 7.60 m
15.  Ian James (CAN) 7.54 m
16.  Badara Mbengue (SEN) 7.23 m
17.  Carlos Casar (MEX) 7.21 m
18.  Wilbert Lee (MLT) 6.61 m
 Jeroen Fischer (BEL) DNS
 Kim Won-jin (KOR) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.67 m CR
2  Robert Emmiyan (URS) 8.53 m
3  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.33 m
4  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 8.19 m
5  Jens Hirschberg (GDR) 8.16 m
6  Jaime Jefferson (CUB) 8.14 m
7  Vladimir Amidzhinov (BUL) 8.11 m
8  Mike Conley (USA) 8.10 m
9  Sergey Layevskiy (URS) 8.08 m
10  Heiko Reski (FRG) 8.03 m
11  Yusuf Alli (NGR) 8.00 m
12  Junichi Usui (JPN) 8.00 m
13  Vladimir Bobylyov (URS) 7.90 m
14  Jarmo Karna (FIN) 7.83 m
15  Norbert Brige (FRA) 7.82 m
16  Paul Emordi (NGR) 7.80 m
17  Ivo Krsek (TCH) 7.72 m

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Longman, Jere (1995-08-04). TRACK AND FIELD; Pedroso's World Mark In Long Jump in Doubt. The New York Times. Retrieved on 2009-07-18.

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