Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's long jump

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Men's long jump
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium, Munich, West Germany
Date 8 September 1972 & 9 September 1972
Competitors 36 from 25 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    West Germany
Bronze medal    United States
«1968 1976»
Athletics at the
1972 Summer Olympics
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
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men
20 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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's long jump event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The competition was held on 8 & 9 of September.

Qualifying[edit]

All jumpers reaching 7.80 m (25 ft 7 in), shown in blue and the top 12 including ties, shown in green, advanced to the final round.

Overall Qualifying

Overall Athlete Nationality Group Mark 1 2 3
1 Randy Williams United States A 8.34 8.34 - -
2 Preston Carrington United States B 8.22 - - 8.22
3 Grzegorz Cybulski Poland A 8.01 7.61 8.01 -
4 Arnie Robinson United States B 7.99 7.99 - -
5 Leonid Barkovskiy Soviet Union A 7.98 7.66 7.98 -
6 Hans Baumgartner West Germany A 7.98 7.98 - -
7T Max Klauß East Germany B 7.93 7.93 - -
7T Joshua Owusu Ghana B 7.93 7.93 - -
9 Valeriy Pidluzhniy Soviet Union A 7.91 7.91 - -
10 Ari Väänänen Finland A 7.90 7.67 7.90 -
11 Alan Lerwill Great Britain B 7.86 7.86 - -
12 Jacques Rousseau France A 7.79 7.77 7.79 7.51
13 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan Soviet Union B 7.77 x 7.77 x
14 Jaroslav Brož Czechoslovakia A 7.76 7.76 x 7.74
15 Bruce Field Australia A 7.76 x 7.59 7.76
16 Rolf Bernhard Switzerland A 7.68 7.30 7.68 7.61
17 Gábor Katona Hungary A 7.68 x 7.68 x
18 Lynn Davies Great Britain A 7.64 7.64 7.53 x
19 Sepp Schwarz West Germany B 7.63 7.63 x 7.62
20 Jerzy Homziuk Poland A 7.63 7.63 x x
21 Finn Bendixen Norway A 7.61 7.46 7.45 7.61
22 Andreas Gloerfeld West Germany B 7.60 x 7.60 x
23 Wilfredo Maisonave Puerto Rico B 7.58 7.35 7.58 x
24 Christian Tourret France B 7.55 7.54 7.53 7.55
25 Carol Corbu Romania A 7.54 7.54 7.52 7.46
26 Henry Jackson Jamaica A 7.50 7.11 7.24 7.50
27 Milán Matos Cuba B 7.47 7.42 7.46 7.47
28 Takayoshi Kawagoe Japan B 7.47 7.45 7.47 6.72
29 Michael Ahey Ghana A 7.39 x 7.39 -
30 Mohinder Gill Singh India A 7.30 x x 7.30
31 Martin Adouna Togo B 7.25 7.21 7.25 7.10
32 Linus Rebmann Switzerland B 7.25 x 7.25 5.68
33 Chen Chin-Long Republic of China B 6.79 6.79 x x
34 Lionel Caero Bolivia A 6.77 6.77 6.60 6.52
35 Bilal Said Al-Azma Saudi Arabia A 6.32 6.32 6.15 6.16
- Jesper Tørring Denmark B NM x x x
- Mansor Dia Senegal A DNS
- Patrich Onyango Kenya A DNS
- Jack Pani France A DNS
- Jong Gu Hyon North Korea A DNS
- Milan Spasojević Yugoslavia B DNS
- Samuela Yavala Fiji B DNS
- Byambajavyn Enkhbaatar Mongolia B DNS
- Luiz Carlos de Souza Brazil B DNS
- Jan Kobuszewski Poland B DNS
- Samuel Igun Nigeria B DNS
- Dennis Freeman Liberia B DNS
- Giuseppe Gentile Italy B DNS

Final[edit]

At the end of three jobs the top eight received another three jumps. The remaining where eliminated from medal contention.

Overall Athlete Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6
1 Randy Williams United States 8.24 8.24 7.32 7.72 7.80 7.77 -
2 Hans Baumgartner West Germany 8.18 x 7.99 8.18 x 7.83 8.05
3 Arnie Robinson United States 8.03 x 7.89 7.95 x 8.03 x
4 Joshua Owsusu Ghana 8.01 7.71 7.77 7.88 7.70 7.98 8.01
5 Preston Carrington United States 7.99 7.99 x x 7.95 7.63 7.69
6 Max Klauß East Germany 7.96 7.51 7.94 7.96 7.86 6.13 7.88
7 Alan Lerwill Great Britain 7.91 x 7.91 7.69 x 7.78 7.85
8 Leonid Barkovskiy Soviet Union 7.75 7.56 7.53 7.75 7.61 7.56 x
9 Valeriy Pidluzhniy Soviet Union 7.72 x 7.56 7.72
10 Jacques Rousseau France 7.65 7.65 7.37 7.52
11 Ari Väänänen Finland 7.62 7.62 7.57 7.60
12 Grzegorz Cybulski Poland 7.58 7.44 7.58 7.53

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