Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's long jump

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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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 women
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
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
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

These are the official results of the men's long jump athletics event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total of 54 competitors, with one non-starter.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Carl Lewis
United States (USA)
Silver  James Beckford
Jamaica (JAM)
Bronze  Joe Greene
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 1996 Summer Olympics
World Record  Mike Powell (USA) 8.95 m August 30, 1991 Japan Tokyo, Japan
Olympic Record  Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 m October 18, 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico

Non-qualifiers[edit]

RANK NON-QUALIFIERS DISTANCE
14  Spyridon Vasdekis (GRE) 7.98m
15  Bogdan Ţărus (ROU) 7.96m
16  Andrew Owusu (GHA) 7.91m
17  Nai Hui-Fang (TPE) 7.91m
18  Cheikh Tidiane Touré (SEN) 7.91m
19  Bogdan Tudor (ROU) 7.88m
20  Milan Gombala (CZE) 7.88m
21  Georg Ackermann (GER) 7.86m
22  János Uzsoki (HUN) 7.82m
22  Kostas Koukodimos (GRE) 7.82m
24  Carlos Calado (POR) 7.81m
25  Simone Bianchi (ITA) 7.79m
26  Vitaliy Kyrylenko (UKR) 7.77m
27  Nelson Ferreira (BRA) 7.76m
28  Robert Emmiyan (ARM) 7.76m
29  Chen Jing (CHN) 7.70m
30  Chao Chih-Kuo (TPE) 7.67m
31  Jaime Jefferson (CUB) 7.65m
32  Jesús Oliván (ESP) 7.64m
33  Douglas de Souza (BRA) 7.61m
34  Richard Duncan (CAN) 7.61m
35  Aleksey Petrukhnov (RUS) 7.50m
36  Nobuharu Asahara (JPN) 7.46m
37  Remmy Limo (KEN) 7.46m
38  Francois Fouche (RSA) 7.44m
39  Kenny Lewis (GRN) 7.41m
40  Keita Cline (IVB) 7.26m
41  Andreja Marinković (YUG) 7.17m
42  Marcio da Cruz (BRA) 7.12m
43  Victor Shabangu (SWZ) 5.79m
 Siniša Ergotić (CRO) NM
 Benny Fernando (SRI) NM
 Hans-Peter Lott (GER) NM
 Sung Hee-Jun (KOR) NM
 Franck Zio (BUR) NM
 Vladimir Malyavin (TKM) NM
 Ellsworth Manuel (AHO) NM
 Ivaylo Mladenov (BUL) NM
 Ousman Sallah (GAM) NM
 Craig Hepburn (BAH) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 Notes
Gold medal icon.svg  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.50 x 8.14 8.50 - 8.06 x SB
Silver medal icon.svg  James Beckford (JAM) 8.29 x 8.02 8.13 x x 8.29
Bronze medal icon.svg  Joe Greene (USA) 8.24 7.80 7.79 8.24 x x x SB
4  Emmanuel Bangué (FRA) 8.19 8.19 8.10 x 7.88 6.46 6.87
5  Mike Powell (USA) 8.17 7.89 8.17 7.99 x x x SB
6  Gregor Cankar (SLO) 8.11 x x 8.11 x x 5.33
7  Aleksandr Glovatskiy (BLR) 8.07 8.07 x 8.07 x x x
8  Mattias Sunneborn (SWE) 8.06 7.89 7.97 8.06 8.04 8.03 7.75
9  Huang Geng (CHN) 7.99 7.99 7.87 7.89
10  Yuriy Naumkin (RUS) 7.96 7.96 7.88 7.95
11  Andrey Ignatov (RUS) 7.83 x 7.83 7.58
12  Iván Pedroso (CUB) 7.75 x 7.57 7.75
13  Erik Nys (BEL) 7.72 7.59 x 7.72

Six weeks after his fourth win, Lewis would wear his gold medal at the trailer of the ABC Sports' Monday Night Football game between the Philadelphia Eagles - Green Bay Packers.

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