Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Women's long jump

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Women's long jump
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates August 4 (qualifying and final)
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 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
Decathlon men

The women's long jump event was, for the first time, part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 4, 1948. The final was won by Hungarian Olga Gyarmati.



Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1st Olga Gyarmati Hungary 5.695 OR
2nd Noemí Simonetto de Portela Argentina 5.600
3rd Ann-Britt Leyman Sweden 5.575
4 Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs Netherlands 5.570
5 Nel Karelse Netherlands 5.545
6 Kathleen Russell Jamaica 5.495
7 Judy Canty Australia 5.380
8 Yvonne Chabot-Curtet France 5.350
9 Maria Oberbreyer-Trösch Austria 5.240
10 Ilse Steinegger Austria 5.195
11 Vinton Beckett Jamaica 5.145
12 Emma Reed United States 4.845

Key: OR = Olympic record