Men's long jump
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
White City Stadium
32 from 9 nations
men's long jump was one of six jumping events on the Athletics at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme in London. The competition was held on July 22, 1908.
Records [ edit ]
These are the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Frank Irons set two Olympic records. At first he jumped 7.44 metres and finally he set the new Olympic record with 7.48 metres.
Results [ edit ]
All jumpers performed three jumps. The best three made another three attempts to improve their marks. Best marks are known for the top six jumpers, placing for the top twenty, and no information about marks or placement for the bottom twelve.
^ a b De Wael gives Mount Pleasant as 6th and Weinstein as 7th. The Official Report gives Weinstein's place as 6th.
Sources [ edit ]
Official Report of the Games of the IV Olympiad (1908).
De Wael, Herman.
Herman's Full Olympians: "Athletics 1908". Accessed 7 April 2006. Available electronically at .