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

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Women's long jump
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium, Munich, West Germany
Date 31 August 1972
Medalists
Gold medal    West Germany
Silver medal    Bulgaria
Bronze medal    Czechoslovakia
«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 Women's long jump event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The competition was held on 31 August.

Qualifying[edit]

All jumpers reaching 6.30 m (20 ft 8 in) and the top 12 including ties advanced to the final round. All qualifiers are shown in blue. All heights are in metres.

Overall Qualifying[edit]

Overall Athlete Nationality Group Mark 1 2 3
1 Angelika Liebsch East Germany B 6.69 6.69 -
2 Heide Rosendahl West Germany B 6.62 6.62
3 Margrit Olfert East Germany B 6.52 6.27 6.52
4 Meta Antenen Switzerland B 6.41 6.41
5 Willye White United States B 6.39 6.23 6.39
6 Viorica Viscopoleanu Romania B 6.39 6.39
7 Eva Šuranová Czechoslovakia A 6.38 6.38 - -
8 Ilona Bruzsenyá Hungary B 6.37 6.28 x 6.37
9 Sheila Sherwood Great Britain B 6.33 6.33
10 Heidi Schüller West Germany A 6.32 6.21 6.32
11T Diana Yorgova Bulgaria A 6.32 6.32 - -
11T Marcia Garbey Cuba B 6.32 6.32
13 Jarmila Nygrýnová Czechoslovakia B 6.31 6.31
14 Elena Vintilă Romania A 6.30 6.30
15 Erica Nixon Australia A 6.27 6.16 6.27 5.42
16 Maureen Chitty Great Britain B 6.26 6.25 x 6.26
17 Sieglinde Ammann Switzerland A 6.26 6.26 6.13 6.04
18 Lyubov Ilyina Soviet Union A 6.25 x 6.25 x
19 Modupe Oshikoya Nigeria A 6.22 x 6.22 x
20 Odette Ducas France A 6.16 x x 6.16
21 Hiroko Yamashita Japan A 6.14 6.13 6.06 6.14
22 Brenda Eisler Canada A 6.10 5.61 6.08 6.10
23 Martha Watson United States A 6.09 5.86 6.09 6.09
24 Debbie Van Kiekebelt Canada B 6.07 5.88 5.79 6.07
25 Radojka Francoti Yugoslavia B 6.02 6.02 5.53 x
26 Kristina Albertus East Germany A 6.01 x 6.01 x
27 Lyn Tillett Australia B 5.99 5.99 5.90 5.97
28 Ruth Martin-Jones Great Britain A 5.93 x 5.93 x
29 Kim Attlesey United States B 5.80 5.80 x 5.62
30 Lin Chun-Yu Republic of China A 5.50 5.50 x x
31 Audrey Chikani Zambia B 5.17 4.29 5.17 4.64
Ingrid Mickler West Germany A NM x x x
Valeria Bufanu Romania A NM x
Irena Szewinska Poland 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 Heide Rosendahl West Germany 6.78 6.78 6.76 6.69 6.52 6.73 6.71
2 Diana Yorgova Bulgaria 6.77 6.43 6.12 6.62 6.77 6.53 x
3 Eva Šuranová Czechoslovakia 6.67 6.51 6.60 x 6.67 x 6.27
4 Marcia Garbey Cuba 6.52 6.26 6.52 3.96 5.94 x x
5 Heidi Schüller West Germany 6.51 6.32 6.18 6.51 x x 6.25
6 Meta Antenen Switzerland 6.49 x 6.49 x 6.16 6.39 x
7 Viorica Viscopoleanu Romania 6.48 6.43 6.48 6.48 6.44 6.35 6.44
8 Margrit Olfert East Germany 6.46 6.42 x 6.34 6.46 6.30 x
9 Sheila Sherwood Great Britain 6.41 6.41 x 6.40
10 Ilona Bruzsenyák Hungary 6.39 6.39 x 6.36
11 Willye White United States 6.27 6.01 6.27 x
12 Jarmila Nygrýnová Czechoslovakia 6.24 6.19 6.24 6.02
13 Angelika Liebsch East Germany 6.23 x 6.23 6.07
14 Elena Vintilă Romania 6.13 6.06 6.01 6.13

Key: NM = no mark; DNS = did not start; x = fault; T = tied

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