Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's long jump

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Women's long jump
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates August 31
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Vera Kolashnikova
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Elżbieta Krzesińska
 Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Hildrun Claus
 United Team of Germany
← 1956
1964 →
Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The women's long jump field event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on August 31.

Results[edit]

Top 12 jumpers and all ties plus all jumpers reaching 5.80 metres advanced to the finals. All distances are listed in metres.

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 Notes
1 Mary Bignal  Great Britain 6.33 foul 6.33 pass
2 Hildrun Claus  United Team of Germany 6.21 6.21 pass pass
3 Vera Kolashnikova  Soviet Union 6.14 6.14 pass pass
4 Elżbieta Krzesińska  Poland 6.13 6.13 pass pass
5 Beverly Weigel  New Zealand 6.12 foul 6.12 pass
6 Willye White  United States 6.07 6.07 pass pass
7 Renate Junker  United Team of Germany 6.00 6.00 pass pass
8 Helen Frith  Australia 5.98 5.98 pass pass
9 Madeleine Thétu  France 5.96 5.74 5.96 foul
10 Maria Piątkowska  Poland 5.95 5.95 pass pass
11 Maria Kusion  Poland 5.92 5.92 foul foul
12 Helga Hoffmann  United Team of Germany 5.90 5.62 foul 5.90
13 Joke Bijleveld  Netherlands 5.90 5.90 pass pass
14 Fumiko Ito  Japan 5.88 5.71 5.88 foul
15 Brita Johansson  Finland 5.84 5.65 5.84 foul
16 Lyudmila Radchenko  Soviet Union 5.83 5.70 5.83 pass
17 Christina Persighetti  Great Britain 5.82 5.82 pass pass
18T Norma Croker  Australia 5.80 5.80 pass pass
18T Valentina Shaprunova  Soviet Union 5.80 5.80 pass pass
20 Akiko Fukuda  Japan 5.78 5.78 foul foul
21 Piera Tizzoni  Italy 5.65 5.63 foul 5.65
22 Vlasta Přikrylová  Czechoslovakia 5.64 5.64 5.57 foul
23 Sylvia Mitchell  Australia 5.60 5.47 5.20 5.60
24 Visitación Badana  Philippines 5.59 5.38 5.59 foul
25 Lin Chau-Tai  Republic of China 5.51 5.51 4.54 5.10
26 Yasuko Kimura  Japan 5.45 foul foul 5.45
27 Sally McCallum  Canada 5.22 4.97 foul 5.22
28 Ilana Karaszyk  Israel 5.08 4.78 4.92 5.08
29 Aycan Önel  Turkey 4.97 4.97 4.92 4.84
- Annie Smith  United States - foul foul foul NM

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Vera Kolashnikova  Soviet Union 6.37 6.17 6.01 6.22 6.37 OR 6.17 foul OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Elżbieta Krzesińska  Poland 6.27 foul 6.17 foul 6.25 foul 6.27
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Hildrun Claus  United Team of Germany 6.21 6.21 6.18 foul foul 6.13 6.11
4 Renate Junker  United Team of Germany 6.19 6.17 5.94 6.05 6.19 6.11 6.10
5 Lyudmila Radchenko  Soviet Union 6.16 5.99 6.00 6.16 5.83 5.91 5.90
6 Helga Hoffmann  United Team of Germany 6.11 6.02 5.88 6.11 foul foul 6.09
7 Joke Bijleveld  Netherlands 6.11 6.11 foul foul
8 Valentina Shaprunova  Soviet Union 6.01 6.01 5.95 5.77
9 Mary Bignal  Great Britain 6.01 foul foul 6.01
10 Beverly Weigel  New Zealand 5.98 5.98 5.81 5.91
11 Maria Piątkowska  Poland 5.98 5.98 5.67 5.86
12 Fumiko Ito  Japan 5.98 5.82 5.98 5.74
13 Maria Kusion  Poland 5.86 5.86 5.50 foul
14 Madeleine Thétu  France 5.85 5.73 5.85 5.83
15 Norma Croker  Australia 5.82 5.82 5.64 5.75
16 Willye White  United States 5.77 5.77 foul 5.28
17 Helen Frith  Australia 5.62 foul 5.62 5.61
18 Brita Johansson  Finland 5.57 5.57 5.56 5.52
19 Christina Persighetti  Great Britain 5.57 5.46 5.42 5.57

Key: OR = Olympic record; NM = no mark

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