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

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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The final of the Men's Triple Jump event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia was held on July 27, 1996. There were a total of 43 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups. The top twelve and ties, and all those reaching 17.00 metres advanced to the final. The qualification round was held on July 26, 1996.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Kenny Harrison
United States (USA)
Silver  Jonathan Edwards
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze  Yoelbi Quesada
Cuba (CUB)

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  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 18.29 m August 7, 1995 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Olympic Record  Mike Conley (USA) 17.63 m August 3, 1992 Spain Barcelona, Spain
Broken records during the 1996 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Kenny Harrison (USA) 18.09 m July 27, 1996 United States Atlanta, United States

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 1  Kenny Harrison (USA) 17.58 17.58 m
2 3  Yoelbi Quesada (CUB) 17.19 17.19 m
3 4  Brian Wellman (BER) 17.10 17.10 m
4 7  Robert Howard (USA) 16.83 16.76 16.92 16.92 m
5 9  Viktor Sotnikov (RUS) 16.86 X 16.19 16.86 m
6 10  Jérôme Romain (DMA) 16.80 X X 16.80 m
7 12  Frank Rutherford (BAH) X 16.38 16.73 16.73 m
8 13  Francis Agyepong (GBR) 16.71 16.68 X 16.71 m
9 18  Anísio Silva (BRA) 16.38 16.67 16.08 16.67 m
10 19  Carlos Calado (POR) 16.43 16.65 X 16.65 m
11 27  Vasif Asadov (AZE) X X 16.21 16.21 m
12 28  Jacob Katonon (KEN) 16.08 16.17 X 16.17 m
13 29  Stoyko Tsonov (BUL) 16.00 16.15 X 16.15 m
14 33  Tibor Ordina (HUN) 16.04 X X 16.04 m
15 34  Andrew Murphy (AUS) 15.97 X 16.00 16.00 m
16 35  Festus Igbinoghene (NGR) 15.95 X 15.72 15.95 m
17 36  Sergey Arzamasov (KAZ) 15.91 X 15.91 m
18 37  Maksim Smetanin (KGZ) 15.83 15:90 X 15.90 m
19 41  Hussain Jasim (IRQ) 15.19 15.27 X 15.27 m
20 42  Ndabazinhle Mdhlongwa (ZIM) 14.47 X X 14.47 m
21 43  Karim Sassi (TUN) X X 14.25 14.25 m
 Māris Bružiks (LAT) DNS

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 2  Mike Conley (USA) 17.20 17.20 m
2 5  Galin Georgiev (BUL) 17.02 17.02 m
3 6  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 16.93 16.96 16.96 m
3 8  Volodymyr Kravchenko (UKR) 16.71 16.90 X 16.90 m
3 11  Armen Martirosyan (ARM) 15.71 16.68 16.74 16.74 m
6 14  Charles Friedek (GER) X 16.71 16.58 16.71 m
7 15  Aliecer Urrutia (CUB) 16.71 16.54 X 16.71 m
8 16  Vasiliy Sokov (RUS) X 16.68 X 16.68 m
9 17  Rogel Nachum (ISR) 15.86 16.67 16.53 16.67 m
10 20  Yoel García (CUB) 15.94 X 16.62 16.62 m
11 21  Zou Sixin (CHN) 16.13 16.44 16.53 16.53 m
12 22  Messias José Baptista (BRA) 16.02 16.45 16.13 16.45 m
13 23  Audrius Raizgys (LTU) 16.38 X 16.06 16.38 m
14 24  Zsolt Czingler (HUN) 16.22 16.35 X 16.35 m
15 25  Salem Al-Ahmadi (KSA) X 15.97 16.30 16.30 m
16 26  Francis Dodoo (GHA) X X 16.24 16.24 m
17 30  Sigurd Njerve (NOR) 15.22 X 16.15 16.15 m
18 31  Aleksey Fatyanov (AZE) 16.14 X 16.13 16.14 m
19 32  Igor Sautkin (RUS) X X 16.06 16.06 m
20 38  Yevgeniy Petin (UZB) XX 15.58 15.89 15.89 m
21 39  Paul Nioze (SEY) 15.63 15.43 X 15.63 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Kenny Harrison (USA) 17.99 X 18.09 X 18.09 m OR
2  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) X X 17.13 17.88 X X 17.88 m
3  Yoelbi Quesada (CUB) 17.04 17.29 X 17.44 X X 17.44 m
4  Mike Conley (USA) 17.08 X 16.17 17.40 X X 17.40 m
5  Armen Martirosyan (ARM) 16.85 X 16.97 16.48 X 16.34 16.97 m
6  Brian Wellman (BER) 16.95 X 16.82 X X X 16.95 m
7  Galin Georgiev (BUL) 16.85 X X X X 16.92 16.92 m
8  Robert Howard (USA) 16.72 16.83 16.90 16.90 m
9  Viktor Sotnikov (RUS) 16.84 16.53 16.56 16.84 m
10  Volodymyr Kravchenko (UKR) 16.35 15.92 16.62 16.62 m
11  Frank Rutherford (BAH) 16.38 X 16.36 16.38 m
 Jérôme Romain (DMA) X NM

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