1991 World Championships in Athletics – Women's long jump

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These are the official results of the Women's Long Jump event at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total of 31 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Sunday August 25, 1991.

Medalists[edit]

Gold United States Jackie Joyner-Kersee
United States (USA)
Silver Germany Heike Drechsler
Germany (GER)
Bronze Soviet Union Larysa Berezhna
Soviet Union (URS)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
24.08.1991 – 18:20h 24.08.1991 – 18:20h
Final Round
25.08.1991 – 18:30h

Records[edit]

World Record  Galina Chistyakova (URS) 7.52 Leningrad, Soviet Union 11 June 1988
Championship Record  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.36 Rome, Italy 4 September 1987

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL DISTANCE
Med 1.png  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.32 m
Med 2.png  Heike Drechsler (GER) 7.29 m
Med 3.png  Larysa Berezhna (URS) 7.11 m
4.  Yelena Sinchukova (URS) 7.04 m
5.  Susen Tiedtke (GER) 6.77 m
6.  Marieta Ilcu (ROM) 6.72 m
7.  Ljudmila Ninova (AUT) 6.72 m
8.  Yelena Belevskaya (URS) 6.69 m
9.  Ringa Ropo-Junnila (FIN) 6.63 m
10.  Jackie Edwards (BAH) 6.37 m
11.  Christy Opara-Thompson (NGR) 6.28 m
12.  Oluyinka Idowu (GBR) 6.16 m

Qualifying Round[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1991-08-24
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 6.91 m
2.  Larysa Berezhna (URS) 6.87 m
3.  Susen Tiedtke (GER) 6.85 m
4.  Yelena Sinchukova (URS) 6.80 m
5.  Christy Opara-Thompson (NGR) 6.68 m
6.  Ringa Ropo-Junnila (FIN) 6.66 m
6.  Jackie Edwards (BAH) 6.66 m
8.  Liu Shuzhen (CHN) 6.57 m
9.  Yang Juan (CHN) 6.56 m
10.  Fiona May (GBR) 6.54 m
11.  Valentina Uccheddu (ITA) 6.48 m
12.  Iva Prandzheva (BUL) 6.30 m
13.  Jayne Moffitt (NZL) 6.29 m
14.  Tamara Malesev (YUG) 6.27 m
15.  Flora Hyacinth (ISV) 6.17 m


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Heike Drechsler (GER) 6.87 m
2.  Ljudmila Ninova (AUT) 6.79 m
3.  Marieta Ilcu (ROM) 6.77 m
4.  Yelena Belevskaya (URS) 6.70 m
5.  Oluyinka Idowu (GBR) 6.63 m
6.  Helga Radtke (GER) 6.62 m
7.  Nicole Boegman (AUS) 6.57 m
8.  Wang Chunfang (CHN) 6.55 m
9.  Agata Karczmarek (POL) 6.55 m
10.  Sheila Echols (USA) 6.47 m
11.  Cindy Greiner (USA) 6.41 m
12.  Wang Shu-Hwa (TPE) 6.38 m
13.  Diane Guthrie-Gresham (JAM) 6.37 m
 Solange Ostiana (AHO) NM
 Ragne Kytölä (FIN) NM
 Renata Nielsen (DEN) NM

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