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

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Women's long jump
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    East Germany
Bronze medal    Soviet Union
«1984 1992»
Athletics at the
1988 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
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
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
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

The Women's Long Jump at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 32 competitors, with two qualifying groups (32 jumpers) before the final (12) took place on Thursday September 29, 1988.

Records[edit]

These were the standing World and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics.

World Record 7.52 Soviet Union Galina Chistyakova Leningrad (URS) June 11, 1988
Olympic Record 7.06 Soviet Union Tatyana Kolpakova Moscow (URS) July 31, 1980

The following Olympic records were set during this competition.

Date Athlete Distance OR WR
September 24, 1988  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.27m OR
September 29, 1988  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.40m OR

Final[edit]

RANK ATHLETE DISTANCE 1 2 3 4 5 6
Med 1.png  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.40m 7.00 X 7.16 X 7.40 X
Med 2.png  Heike Drechsler (GDR) 7.22m 6.92 7.06 7.18 7.22 7.16 7.17
Med 3.png  Galina Chistyakova (URS) 7.11m 7.11 6.24 X 7.02 6.96 6.84
4.  Yelena Belevskaya (URS) 7.04m 6.36 7.04 6.99 X X 6.66
5.  Nicole Boegman (AUS) 6.73m 6.59 X X X 6.71 6.73
6.  Fiona May (GBR) 6.62m X X 6.53 6.62 6.52 X
7.  Agata Karczmarek (POL) 6.60m X 6.40 6.60 X 6.48 6.23
8.  Sabine John (GDR) 6.55m 6.47 6.55 6.45 6.43 X X
9.  Qiying Xiong (CHN) 6.50m 6.49 6.50 6.46
10.  Inessa Kravets (URS) 6.46m 6.36 6.46 6.37
11.  Shuzhen Liu (CHN) 6.40m 6.30 6.40 X
12.  Lene Demsitz (DEN) 6.38m 6.28 6.38 X

Non-qualifiers[edit]

RANK ATHLETE DISTANCE
13.  Carol Lewis (USA) 6.47m
14.  Wenfen Liao (CHN) 6.44m
15.  Marjon Wijnsma (NED) 6.39m
16.  Sheila Echols (USA) 6.37m
17.  Kim Hagger (GBR) 6.34m
18.  Shonel Ferguson (BAH) 6.34m
19.  Antonella Capriotti (ITA) 6.31m
20.  Jolanta Bartczak (POL) 6.30m
21.  Maria Teloni (CYP) 6.29m
22.  Ulrike Kleindl (AUT) 6.13m
23.  Madeline de Jesús (PUR) 6.08m
24.  Park Sook-Ja (KOR) 5.90m
25.  Shu-Hwa Wang (TPE) 5.87m
26.  Jacqueline Ross (VIN) 5.50m
27.  Juliana Yendork (GHA) 5.40m
28.  Melvina Wulah (LBR) 5.23m
29.  Mary Berkeley (GBR) 5.04m
 Tracy Lee Smith (CAN) NM
 Erin Tierney (COK) DNS
 Anke Behmer (GDR) DNS

See also[edit]

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