1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's triple jump

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Events at the 1998 European
Athletics 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
5000 m men women
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 women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's Triple Jump event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. There were a total number of 32 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Sunday August 23, 1998. The top twelve and ties, and all those reaching 16.90 metres advanced to the final. The qualification round was held in Saturday August 22, 1998.

Medalists[edit]

Gold United Kingdom Jonathan Edwards
Great Britain (GBR)
Silver Russia Denis Kapustin
Russia (RUS)
Bronze Bulgaria Rostislav Dimitrov
Bulgaria (BUL)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1998 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 18.29 m August 7, 1995 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Event Record  Leonid Voloshin (URS) 17.74 m August 31, 1990 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Split, Yugoslavia
Broken records during the 1998 European Athletics Championships
Event Record  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 17.99 m August 23, 1998 Hungary Budapest, Hungary

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 1  Aleksandr Glavatskiy (BLR) 17.10 m
2 3  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 16.97 m
3 5  Vasiliy Sokov (RUS) 16.82 m
4 8  Zoran Đurđević (YUG) 16.69 m
5 9  Zsolt Czingler (HUN) 16.69 m
6 11  Hrvoje Verzi (GER) 16.54 m
7 12  Johan Meriluoto (FIN) 16.50 m
8 13  Raúl Chapado (ESP) 16.49 m
9 14  Audrius Raizgys (LTU) 16.39 m
10 15  Yuriy Osipenko (UKR) 16.34 m
11 18  Avi Tayari (ISR) 16.26 m
12 23  Igor Gavrilenko (RUS) 16.12 m
13 24  Hristos Meletoglou (GRE) 16.10 m
14 25  Csaba Boros (ROM) 15.91 m
15 27  Nikolay Raev (BUL) 15.54 m
 Eduardo Pérez (ESP) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 1  Charles Friedek (GER) 17.10 m
2 4  Rogel Nachum (ISR) 16.87 m
3 6  Denis Kapustin (RUS) 16.79 m
4 7  Rostislav Dimitrov (BUL) 16.78 m
5 10  Ketill Hanstveit (NOR) 16.55 m
6 16  Armen Martirosyan (ARM) 16.33 m
7 17  Julian Golley (GBR) 16.32 m
8 19  Paolo Camossi (ITA) 16.24 m
9 20  Colomba Fofana (FRA) 16.16 m
10 21  Larry Achike (GBR) 16.13 m
11 22  Jiri Kuntos (CZE) 16.13 m
12 26  Vitaliy Kolpakov (UKR) 15.69 m
13 28  Stamatios Lenis (GRE) 15.42 m
14 29  Alen Topolovcan (SLO) 14.65 m
 Galin Georgiev (BUL) X X X NM
 Yago Lamela (ESP) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 17.84 17.53 17.99 17.99 m CR
2  Denis Kapustin (RUS) 17.13 17.22 17.45 16.90 X 17.45 m
3  Rostislav Dimitrov (BUL) 17.26 X X X X X 17.26 m
4  Aleksandr Glavatskiy (BLR) 16.56 17.22 16.93 X 16.77 X 17.22 m
5  Vasiliy Sokov (RUS) X 17.16 16.48 16.77 X 16.15 17.16 m
6  Charles Friedek (GER) X 16.94 16.92 X 17.04 16.98 17.04 m
7  Zsolt Czingler (HUN) 16.45 16.20 17.03 X 16.75 X 17.03 m
8  Rogel Nachum (ISR) 16.99 X 16.74 X 16.62 X 16.99 m
9  Johan Meriluoto (FIN) 16.73 16.84 15.58 16.84 m
10  Zoran Đurđević (YUG) 16.83 16.66 16.48 16.83 m
11  Hrvoje Verzi (GER) X 16.62 16.67 16.67 m
12  Ketill Hanstveit (NOR) 16.43 16.53 16.58 16.58 m

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