Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Date 16 October
Competitors 36 from 23 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Poland
Silver medal    Soviet Union
Bronze medal    Soviet Union
«1960 1968»
Athletics at the
1964 Summer Olympics
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steeplechase
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4×100 m relay men women
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The men's triple jump was one of four men's jumping events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 16 October 1964. 36 athletes from 23 nations entered, with 2 not starting in the qualification round.

Records[edit]

These are the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1964 Summer Olympics.

World Record 17.03 Poland Józef Szmidt Olsztyn (POL) August 5, 1960
Olympic Record 16.81 Poland Józef Szmidt Rome (ITA) September 6, 1960

Józef Szmidt set a new Olympic record with 16.85 metres.

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification standard was 15.80 metres with a minimum of 12 jumpers advancing. Each jumper had three opportunities. 13 met or exceeded the standard, advancing to the next round.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3
1 Frederick Alsop Great Britain 16.41 metres X 15.21 16.41
2 Ira Davis United States 16.29 metres 16.29
3 Manfred Hinze Germany 16.23 metres 14.10 15.47 16.23
4 Georgi Stoykovski Bulgaria 16.21 metres 16.21
5 Józef Szmidt Poland 16.18 metres 16.18
6 Jan Jaskólski Poland 16.10 metres 16.10
7 Takayuki Okazaki Japan 16.05 metres 15.76 15.47 16.05
8 Hans-Jürgen Rückborn Germany 15.88 metres 15.88
9 Oleg Fyodoseyev Soviet Union 15.87 metres 15.87
10 Mansour Dia Senegal 15.84 metres 15.64 15.84
11 Şerban Ciochină Romania 15.81 metres 15.81
Victor Kravchenko Soviet Union 15.81 metres 15.81
13 Bill Sharpe United States 15.80 metres 15.80
14 Günter Krivec Germany 15.78 metres X 15.78 15.78
15 Ian Tomlinson Australia 15.76 metres 15.09 15.76 15.34
16 Vitold Kreyer Soviet Union 15.71 metres 15.71 15.57 15.69
17 Koji Sakurai Japan 15.59 metres 15.42 15.59 15.45
18 Michael Ralph Great Britain 15.57 metres 15.09 13.98 15.57
19 Henrik Kalocsai Hungary 15.53 metres X 15.53 15.15
20 Luis Felipe Areta Spain 15.41 metres 15.41 X X
21 Kent Floerke United States 15.36 metres 15.36 X 15.33
22 George Ogan Nigeria 15.35 metres X 15.35 15.28
23 Aşkın Tuna Turkey 15.21 metres 15.08 15.21 X
24 Christian Ohiri Nigeria 15.08 metres 14.35 15.08 15.00
25 Éric Battista France 15.04 metres 15.04 X X
26 Labh Singh India 14.95 metres 14.95 X 14.74
27 Lyuben Gurgushinov Bulgaria 14.75 metres 14.75 X X
28 Marc Rabemila Madagascar 14.62 metres 14.15 14.62 13.92
29 Hartley Saunders Bahamas 14.59 metres 14.59 13.75 14.58
30 Hwang Chung-Dae South Korea 13.98 metres X X 13.98
31 Samir Vincent Iraq 13.85 metres X X 13.85
32 Chu Ming Hong Kong 13.50 metres 13.25 X 13.50
33 Graham Boase Australia No mark X X X
Tomio Ota Japan No mark X X X
Cha Won-Sil North Korea Did not start
C. Mousiadis Greece Did not start

Final[edit]

The qualification jumps were ignored, each jumper starting with a clean slate in the final. Each jumper jumped three times; the six who had jumped the furthest received another three attempts.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3 Jump 4 Jump 5 Jump 6
1 Józef Szmidt Poland 16.85 metres OR 16.37 16.65 16.58 X 14.55 16.85
2 Oleg Fyodoseyev Soviet Union 16.58 metres 15.73 15.67 16.35 16.20 16.58 16.38
3 Victor Kravchenko Soviet Union 16.57 metres 16.14 16.38 16.17 16.57 16.10 15.99
4 Frederick Alsop Great Britain 16.46 metres 16.46 X 16.14 X X 16.14
5 Şerban Ciochină Romania 16.23 metres 15.79 16.23 15.70 16.10 15.79 15.77
6 Manfred Hinze Germany 16.15 metres 15.81 16.06 16.15 X 13.63 X
7 Georgi Stoykovski Bulgaria 16.10 metres 15.30 15.96 16.10
8 Hans-Jürgen Rückborn Germany 16.09 metres 16.09 X 15.52
9 Ira Davis United States 16.00 metres 15.97 15.82 16.00
10 Takayuki Okazaki Japan 15.90 metres 15.69 X 15.90
11 William Sharpe United States 15.84 metres 15.84 15.69 15.67
12 Jan Jaskólski Poland 15.82 metres 15.82 X X
13 Mansour Dia Senegal 15.44 metres 15.40 X 15.44

References[edit]

  • Official Report