2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's long jump

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Events at the
2012 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

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Track events
60 m   men   women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m men women
60 m hurdles men women
4×400 m relay men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Heptathlon men
Mauro Vinícius da Silva celebrating his win.

The men's long jump at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held March 9 and 10 at the Ataköy Athletics Arena.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Mauro Vinícius da Silva
 Brazil
Henry Frayne
 Australia
Aleksandr Menkov
 Russia

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.79 New York City, United States 27 January 1984
Championship record  Iván Pedroso (CUB) 8.62 Maebashi, Japan 7 March 1999
World Leading  Aleksandr Menkov (RUS) 8.24 Moscow, Russia 5 February 2012
 Will Claye (USA) Fayetteville, United States 10 February 2012
African record  Ignisious Gaisah (GHA) 8.36 Stockholm, Sweden 2 February 2006
Asian record  Su Xiongfeng (CHN) 8.27 Nanjing, China 11 March 2010
European record  Sebastian Bayer (GER) 8.71 Turin, Italy 8 March 2009
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
 Carl Lewis (USA) 8.79 New York City, United States 27 January 1984
Oceanian Record  Fabrice Lapierre (AUS) 8.19 Doha, Qatar 12 March 2010
South American record  Irving Saladino (PAN) 8.42 Paiania, Greece 13 February 2008

Qualification standards[edit]

Indoor
8.15

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
March 9, 2012 18:20 Qualification
March 10, 2012 18:50 Final

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Qualification standard 8.00 m (Q) or at least best 8 qualified. 15 athletes from 14 countries participated. The qualification round started at 18:22 and ended at 19:09.[1]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 Mauro Vinícius da Silva  Brazil 7.93 x 8.28 8.28 Q, WL, NR
2 Luis Felipe Méliz  Spain 8.10 8.10 Q, SB
3 Henry Frayne  Australia 7.77 8.02 8.02 Q
4 Louis Tsatoumas  Greece 8.00 8.00 Q
5 Aleksandr Menkov  Russia 7.80 7.98 - 7.98 q
6 Ndiss Kaba Badji  Senegal 7.88 7.93 x 7.93 q
7 Will Claye  United States x 7.91 - 7.91 q
8 Ignisious Gaisah  Ghana 7.77 7.79 7.89 7.89 q
9 Michel Tornéus  Sweden x 7.77 7.85 7.85
10 Tyrone Smith  Bermuda 7.76 x 7.80 7.80
11 Eusebio Cáceres  Spain 7.37 7.71 7.67 7.71
12 Alexandru Cuharenko  Moldova 7.42 7.44 7.66 7.66
13 Supanara Sukhasvasti  Thailand 7.14 7.43 x 7.43
14 Alper Kulaksız  Turkey 7.42 7.15 x 7.42 SB
15 Su Xiongfeng  China x 7.42 - 7.42 SB

Final[edit]

8 athletes from 8 countries participated. The final started at 18:53 and ended at 20:02.[2]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Mauro Vinícius da Silva  Brazil 7.73 x x 7.77 8.23 8.23 8.23
2nd, silver medalist(s) Henry Frayne  Australia 8.17 x x x 7.89 8.23 8.23 AR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Aleksandr Menkov  Russia 8.12 8.22 x x 8.10 x 8.22
4 Will Claye  United States 7.78 x 7.98 x 8.04 x 8.04
5 Ndiss Kaba Badji  Senegal 7.93 x x 7.97 x x 7.97 SB
6 Louis Tsatoumas  Greece 7.88 x x x 7.49 7.77 7.88
7 Ignisious Gaisah  Ghana 7.76 7.70 7.83 7.75 7.86 7.85 7.86
8 Luis Felipe Méliz  Spain x x x x x 7.50 7.50

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 World Indoor Championships – Men's long jump (qualification)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  2. ^ "2012 World Indoor Championships – Men's long jump (final)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Retrieved 2012-03-11.