2017 World Championships in Athletics – Men's long jump

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Men's long jump
at the 2017 World Championships
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 4 August (qualification)
5 August (final)
Competitors 32 from 23 nations
Winning distance 8.48 m (27 ft 9​34 in)
Medalists
gold medal    South Africa
silver medal    United States
bronze medal    South Africa
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The men's long jump at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Olympic Stadium on 4–5 August.[1]

Summary[edit]

In the final Jarrion Lawson took the lead with 8.37 metres on the fourth jump of the competition. Rushwahl Samaai jumped 8.25 metres on the next jump and the closest to Lawson was 2013 champion Aleksandr Menkov with 8.27 metres. But Menkov would not get in another legal jump. On the second jump of the second round Luvo Manyonga jumped 8.48 metres. Lawson jumped 8.43 metres two jumps later, 8.40 metres in the third round and 8.44 metres in the final round but couldn't reach Manyonga. Samaai jumped 8.27 metres in the fifth round to get the tiebreak edge on the bronze and solidified it with an 8.32 metres in the final round.

Records[edit]

Before the competition records were as follows:[2]

Record Perf. Athlete Nat. Date Location
World 8.95 Mike Powell  USA 30 Aug 1991 Tokyo, Japan
Championship
World leading 8.65 Luvo Manyonga  RSA 22 Apr 2017 Potchefstroom, South Africa
African
Asian 8.48 Mohamed Salman Al Khuwalidi  KSA 2 Jul 2006 Sotteville, France
NACAC 8.95 Mike Powell  USA 30 Aug 1991 Tokyo, Japan
South American 8.73 Irving Saladino  PAN 24 May 2008 Hengelo, Netherlands
European 8.86 Robert Emmiyan  URS 22 May 1987 Tsakhkadzor, Soviet Union
Oceanian 8.54 Mitchell Watt  AUS 9 Jul 2011 Stockholm, Sweden

No records were set at the competition.[3]

Qualification standard[edit]

The standard to qualify automatically for entry was 8.15 metres.[4]

Schedule[edit]

The event schedule, in local time (UTC+1), was as follows:[5]

Date Time Round
4 August 19:30 Qualification
5 August 20:05 Final

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification round took place on 4 August, in two groups, both starting at 19:30. Athletes attaining a mark of at least 8.05 metres ( Q ) or at least the 12 best performers ( q ) qualified for the final.[6] The overall results were as follows:[7]

Rank Group Name Nationality Round Mark Notes
1 2 3
1 A Radek Juška  Czech Republic (CZE) 8.01 8.24 8.24 Q
2 A Maykel Massó  Cuba (CUB) 8.15 8.15 Q
3 B Rushwahl Samaai  South Africa (RSA) 7.95 8.04 8.14 8.14 Q
4 A Luvo Manyonga  South Africa (RSA) 8.12 8.12 Q
5 B Aleksandr Menkov  Authorised Neutral Athletes (ANA) 8.07 8.07 Q
5 A Michel Tornéus  Sweden (SWE) 8.07 8.07 Q
7 A Shi Yuhao  China (CHN) x x 8.06 8.06 Q
8 A Jarrion Lawson  United States (USA) 8.02 x 8.05 8.05 Q
9 A Emiliano Lasa  Uruguay (URU) 7.96 7.79 x 7.96 q
10 A Damar Forbes  Jamaica (JAM) 7.82 7.86 7.93 7.93 q
11 B Wang Jianan  China (CHN) 7.83 7.89 7.92 7.92 q
12 A Fabrice Lapierre  Australia (AUS) 7.67 7.91 7.84 7.91 q
13 B Tyrone Smith  Bermuda (BER) 7.74 7.88 7.84 7.88
14 B Henry Frayne  Australia (AUS) 7.68 7.88 6.61 7.88
15 B Juan Miguel Echevarría  Cuba (CUB) 7.86 7.72 7.02 7.86
16 A Kim Deok-hyeon  South Korea (KOR) 7.73 7.85 7.77 7.85
17 B Jeff Henderson  United States (USA) 7.74 x 7.84 7.84
18 B Kevin Ojiaku  Italy (ITA) 7.82 7.64 7.38 7.82
19 B Miltiadis Tentoglou  Greece (GRE) 7.70 7.79 x 7.79
20 A Marquis Dendy  United States (USA) 7.71 7.78 7.55 7.78
21 B Ramone Bailey  Jamaica (JAM) 7.76 7.51 7.49 7.76
22 A Julian Howard  Germany (GER) 7.72 x x 7.72
23 B Lazar Anić  Serbia (SRB) x 7.34 7.71 7.71
24 A Huang Changzhou  China (CHN) 7.60 7.51 7.70 7.70
25 A Zarck Visser  South Africa (RSA) 7.37 7.60 7.66 7.66
26 B Tomasz Jaszczuk  Poland (POL) 7.58 7.64 x 7.64
27 B Paulo Sérgio Oliveira  Brazil (BRA) 7.53 x x 7.53
28 A Yahya Berrabah  Morocco (MAR) 7.49 7.33 7.33 7.49
29 A Arttu Pajulahti (fi)  Finland (FIN) 7.49 x x 7.49
30 B Serhiy Nykyforov  Ukraine (UKR) x x 7.47 7.47
31 B Quincy Breell  Aruba (ARU) 6.90 x x 6.90
B Eusebio Cáceres  Spain (ESP) x x x NM

Final[edit]

The final took place on 5 August at 20:05. The results were as follows:[8]

Rank Name Nationality Round Mark Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s) Luvo Manyonga  South Africa (RSA) x 8.48 8.32 8.29 8.17 x 8.48
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jarrion Lawson  United States (USA) 8.37 8.43 8.40 8.11 8.31 8.44 8.44 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Rushwahl Samaai  South Africa (RSA) 8.25 x 8.15 x 8.27 8.32 8.32
4 Aleksandr Menkov  Authorised Neutral Athletes (ANA) 8.27 x x x x x 8.27
5 Maykel Massó  Cuba (CUB) x 8.11 8.22 x 8.26 7.98 8.26
6 Shi Yuhao  China (CHN) 7.93 8.17 x 7.74 x 8.23 8.23
7 Wang Jianan  China (CHN) 8.14 8.23 7.95 8.00 7.85 7.89 8.23
8 Michel Tornéus  Sweden (SWE) 8.18 x x x 7.92 8.05 8.18
9 Emiliano Lasa  Uruguay (URU) 8.06 x 8.11 8.11
10 Radek Juška  Czech Republic (CZE) 7.81 8.02 5.34 8.02
11 Fabrice Lapierre  Australia (AUS) 7.89 7.93 7.91 7.93
12 Damar Forbes  Jamaica (JAM) 7.61 7.91 7.85 7.91

References[edit]

  1. ^ Start list
  2. ^ "Long Jump Men – Records". IAAF. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Records Set - Final" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Qualification System and Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Long Jump Men − Timetable". IAAF. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Long Jump Men − Qualification − Results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 9 Aug 2017.
  7. ^ "Long Jump Men − Qualification − Summary" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 9 Aug 2017.
  8. ^ "Long Jump Men − Final − Results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 9 Aug 2017.