1991 World Championships in Athletics – Women's long jump

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Events at the
1991 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Women's Long Jump event at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total of 31 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Sunday August 25, 1991.

Medalists[edit]

Gold United States Jackie Joyner-Kersee
United States (USA)
Silver Germany Heike Drechsler
Germany (GER)
Bronze Soviet Union Larisa Berezhnaya
Soviet Union (URS)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
24.08.1991 – 18:20h 24.08.1991 – 18:20h
Final Round
25.08.1991 – 18:30h

Records[edit]

World Record  Galina Chistyakova (URS) 7.52 Leningrad, Soviet Union 11 June 1988
Championship Record  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.36 Rome, Italy 4 September 1987

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL DISTANCE
Med 1.png  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.32 m
Med 2.png  Heike Drechsler (GER) 7.29 m
Med 3.png  Larisa Berezhnaya (URS) 7.11 m
4.  Yelena Sinchukova (URS) 7.04 m
5.  Susen Tiedtke (GER) 6.77 m
6.  Marieta Ilcu (ROM) 6.72 m
7.  Ljudmila Ninova-Rudoll (AUT) 6.72 m
8.  Yelena Belevskaya (URS) 6.69 m
9.  Ringa Ropo-Junnila (FIN) 6.63 m
10.  Jackie Edwards (BAH) 6.37 m
11.  Christy Opara-Thompson (NGR) 6.28 m
12.  Oluyinka Idowu (GBR) 6.16 m

Qualifying Round[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1991-08-24
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 6.91 m
2.  Larisa Berezhnaya (URS) 6.87 m
3.  Susen Tiedtke (GER) 6.85 m
4.  Yelena Sinchukova (URS) 6.80 m
5.  Christy Opara-Thompson (NGR) 6.68 m
6.  Ringa Ropo-Junnila (FIN) 6.66 m
6.  Jackie Edwards (BAH) 6.66 m
8.  Liu Shuzhen (CHN) 6.57 m
9.  Yang Juan (CHN) 6.56 m
10.  Fiona May (GBR) 6.54 m
11.  Valentina Uccheddu (ITA) 6.48 m
12.  Iva Prandzheva (BUL) 6.30 m
13.  Jayne Moffitt (NZL) 6.29 m
14.  Tamara Malesev (YUG) 6.27 m
15.  Flora Hyacinth (ISV) 6.17 m


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Heike Drechsler (GER) 6.87 m
2.  Ljudmila Ninova-Rudoll (AUT) 6.79 m
3.  Marieta Ilcu (ROM) 6.77 m
4.  Yelena Belevskaya (URS) 6.70 m
5.  Oluyinka Idowu (GBR) 6.63 m
6.  Helga Radtke (GER) 6.62 m
7.  Nicole Boegman (AUS) 6.57 m
8.  Wang Chunfang (CHN) 6.55 m
9.  Agata Karczmarek (POL) 6.55 m
10.  Sheila Echols (USA) 6.47 m
11.  Cindy Greiner (USA) 6.41 m
12.  Wang Shu-Hwa (TPE) 6.38 m
13.  Diane Guthrie-Gresham (JAM) 6.37 m
 Solange Ostiana (AHO) NM
 Ragne Kytölä (FIN) NM
 Renata Nielsen (DEN) NM

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