Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's long jump

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Athletics at the
1988 Summer Olympics
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The Men's Long Jump at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 38 competitors, with two qualifying groups (38 jumpers) before the final (12) took place on Sunday September 25, 1988.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Carl Lewis
United States (USA)
Silver  Mike Powell
United States (USA)
Bronze  Larry Myricks
United States (USA)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics
World Record  Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 m October 18, 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Olympic Record  Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 m October 18, 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico

Qualifying round[edit]

RANK GROUP ATHLETE DISTANCE
1. B  Mike Powell (USA) 8.34 m
2. A  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.19 m
3. B  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.06 m
4. A  Norbert Brige (FRA) 8.05 m
5. A  Emiel Mellaard (NED) 8.02 m
6. A  Laszlo Szalma (HUN) 7.92 m
7. A  Antonio Corgos (ESP) 7.91 m
8. B  Jarmo Karna (FIN) 7.90 m
9. B  Leonid Voloshin (URS) 7.89 m
10. B  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.81 m
11. B  Pang Jang (CHN) 7.79 m
12. B  Mark Forsythe (GBR) 7.77 m
13. A  Stewart Faulkner (GBR) 7.74 m
14. A  Bruny Surin (CAN) 7.73 m
15. B  Yusuf Ali (NGR) 7.73 m
16. B  Kim Jong-Il (KOR) 7.70 m
17. A  James Browne (ANT) 7.67 m
18. B  Chen Zunrong (CHN) 7.66 m
19. B  Frédéric Ebong-Salle (CMR) 7.65 m
20. A  David Culbert (AUS) 7.64 m
21. A  Andreas Steiner (AUT) 7.61 m
22. A  Glenroy Gilbert (CAN) 7.61 m
23. A  John King (GBR) 7.57 m
24. B  Stephen Hanna (BAH) 7.54 m
25. A  Ian James (CAN) 7.52 m
26. B  Hiroyuki Shibata (JPN) 7.48 m
27. A  Nai Hui-Fang (TPE) 7.45 m
28. B  Teddy Steinmayr (AUT) 7.36 m
29. B  Lotfi Kaida (ALG) 7.10 m
30. B  Muhammad Urfaq (PAK) 7.09 m
31. A  Josá Leitão (POR) 6.99 m
32. A  Ricardo Valiente (PER) 6.92 m
33. B  Francis Keita (SLE) 6.87 m
B  Junichi Usui (JPN) NM
B  Ray Quinones (PUR) NM
A  David Lamai (KEN) NM
B  Robert Emmiyan (URS) DNF
B  Vladimir Otchkan (URS) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.41 8.56 8.52 8.72 8.52 X 8.72 m
2nd  Mike Powell (USA) 8.23 8.11 8.49 X X 8.49 m
3rd  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.14 8.27 X 8.17 X X 8.27 m
4  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.84 8.08 7.63 8.08 m
5  Antonio Corgos (ESP) 8.03 X X 7.86 X 7.99 8.03 m
6  László Szalma (HUN) X X 8.00 X X X 8.00 m
7  Norbert Brige (FRA) 7.87 X X 7.97 X X 7.97 m
8  Leonid Volochine (URS) 7.87 7.78 X X X 7.89 7.89 m
9  Pang Yan (CHN) X 7.72 7.86 7.86 m
10  Jarmo Kärnä (FIN) X 7.81 7.82 7.82 m
11  Emiel Mellaard (NED) 7.71 X 7.51 7.71 m
12  Mark Forsythe (GBR) X X 7.54 7.54 m

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