2009 World Championships in Athletics – Women's long jump

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Events at the
2009 World Championships
Athletics pictogram.svg
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 women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
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
 

The women's long jump at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Olympic Stadium on 21 and 23 August.

Medalists[edit]

Gold United States Brittney Reese
 (United States)
Silver Russia Tatyana Lebedeva
 (Russia)
Bronze Turkey Karin Melis Mey
 (Turkey)

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the following records were as follows.

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
World leading  Brittney Reese (USA) 7.06 Belém, Brazil 24 May 2009
African record  Chioma Ajunwa (NGR) 7.12 Atlanta, United States 2 August 1996
Asian Record  Yao Weili (CHN) 7.01 Jinan, China 5 June 1993
North American record  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.49 New York, United States 22 May 1994
South American record  Maurren Maggi (BRA) 7.26 Bogotá, Colombia 26 June 1999
European record  Galina Chistyakova (URS) 7.52 Leningrad, Soviet Union 11 June 1988
Oceanian record  Bronwyn Thompson (AUS) 7.00 Melbourne, Australia 7 March 2002

No new records were set during this competition.

Qualification standards[edit]

A standard B standard
6.72m 6.62m

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
21 August 2009 18:00 Qualification
23 August 2009 16:15 Final

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 6.75 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the final.

Rank Group Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 A Naide Gomes  Portugal 6.60 6.86 6.86 Q
2 B Brittney Reese  United States 6.78 6.78 Q
3 B Tatyana Lebedeva  Russia 6.76 6.76 Q
4 B Olga Kucherenko  Russia 6.68 6.65 - 6.68 q
5 A Maurren Maggi  Brazil 6.68 6.58 6.30 6.68 q
6 B Karin Melis Mey  Turkey 6.57 6.61 6.67 6.67 q
7 B Keila Costa  Brazil 6.66 x 6.55 6.66 q
8 B Ksenija Balta  Estonia x 6.23 6.59 6.59 q
9 A Nastassia Mironchyk  Belarus 6.08 6.55 6.42 6.55 q
10 A Teresa Dobija  Poland 6.55 x x 6.55 q
11 A Brianna Glenn  United States x x 6.53 6.53 q
12 A Shara Proctor  Anguilla 6.43 6.52 6.47 6.52 q
13 A Yelena Sokolova  Russia 6.44 6.51 6.46 6.51
14 A Jung Soon-Ok  South Korea 6.45 6.31 6.49 6.49
15 A Ruky Abdulai  Canada 6.37 6.45 x 6.45
16 B Jovanee Jarrett  Jamaica 6.29 6.42 6.43 6.43
17 B Viktoriya Rybalko  Ukraine 6.40 6.18 x 6.40
18 B Éloyse Lesueur  France 6.40 6.09 6.11 6.40
19 A Irina Meleshina  Russia 6.39 6.14 x 6.39
20 B Nataliya Dobrynska  Ukraine 6.32 6.38 6.36 6.38
21 A Funmi Jimoh  United States x x 6.34 6.34
22 B Yarianny Argüelles  Cuba 6.15 5.97 6.32 6.32
23 B Melanie Bauschke  Germany 6.32 6.13 6.14 6.32
24 B Margrethe Renstrøm  Norway 6.31 x 6.10 6.31
25 A Bianca Kappler  Germany 6.26 6.21 6.29 6.29
26 A Viktoriya Molchanova  Ukraine 6.29 6.20 x 6.29
27 A Ola Sesay  Sierra Leone 5.92 6.23 6.19 6.23
28 A Sachiko Masumi  Japan 6.23 6.06 6.13 6.23
29 B Marestella Torres  Philippines 6.21 6.03 6.22 6.22
30 B Janice Josephs  South Africa 6.22 5.75 x 6.22
31 B Beatrice Marscheck  Germany 6.07 x 6.19 6.19
32 A Jana Velďáková  Slovakia x 6.16 x 6.16
33 A Sirkka-Liisa Kivine  Estonia x 5.92 6.10 6.10
34 B Alice Falaiye  Canada 6.07 6.09 x 6.09
35 A Nina Kolarič  Slovenia x x 6.00 6.00
36 B Patricia Sylvester  Grenada 5.92 5.80 x 5.92
N/A B Blessing Okagbare  Nigeria DNS

Key: DNS = Did not start, Q = qualification by place in heat, q = qualification by overall place

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st Brittney Reese  United States 6.92 6.85 7.10 x x x 7.10 WL
2nd Tatyana Lebedeva  Russia 6.78 6.97 x x x x 6.97 SB
3rd Karin Melis Mey  Turkey 6.76 x 6.80 x x 6.49 6.80
4 Naide Gomes  Portugal 6.77 x 6.52 6.68 6.69 6.68 6.77
5 Olga Kucherenko  Russia x x 6.77 6.63 x 6.68 6.77
6 Shara Proctor  Anguilla x 6.56 6.71 x x 6.40 6.71 NR
7 Maurren Higa Maggi  Brazil 6.68 x x 6.64 - - 6.68
8 Ksenija Balta  Estonia 6.62 6.52 x 6.15 6.60 6.57 6.62
9 Brianna Glenn  United States x 6.59 x 6.59
10 Teresa Dobija  Poland x 6.58 6.51 6.58
11 Nastassia Mironchyk  Belarus x 6.24 6.29 6.29
N/A Keila Costa  Brazil x x x NM

Key: NR = National record, SB = Seasonal best, WL = World leading (in a given season)

References[edit]