Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Date 16 October
Competitors 36 from 23 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Józef Szmidt  Poland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Oleg Fyodoseyev  Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Victor Kravchenko  Soviet Union
← 1960
1968 →

The men's triple jump was one of four men's jumping events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 16 October 1964. 36 athletes from 23 nations entered, with 2 not starting in the qualification round.

Records[edit]

These are the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1964 Summer Olympics.

World Record 17.03 Poland Józef Szmidt Olsztyn (POL) August 5, 1960
Olympic Record 16.81 Poland Józef Szmidt Rome (ITA) September 6, 1960

Józef Szmidt set a new Olympic record with 16.85 metres.

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification standard was 15.80 metres with a minimum of 12 jumpers advancing. Each jumper had three opportunities. 13 met or exceeded the standard, advancing to the next round.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3
1 Fred Alsop  Great Britain 16.41 metres X 15.21 16.41
2 Ira Davis  United States 16.29 metres 16.29
3 Manfred Hinze  United Team of Germany 16.23 metres 14.10 15.47 16.23
4 Georgi Stoykovski  Bulgaria 16.21 metres 16.21
5 Józef Szmidt  Poland 16.18 metres 16.18
6 Jan Jaskólski  Poland 16.10 metres 16.10
7 Takayuki Okazaki  Japan 16.05 metres 15.76 15.47 16.05
8 Hans-Jürgen Rückborn  United Team of Germany 15.88 metres 15.88
9 Oleg Fyodoseyev  Soviet Union 15.87 metres 15.87
10 Mansour Dia  Senegal 15.84 metres 15.64 15.84
11 Şerban Ciochină  Romania 15.81 metres 15.81
Victor Kravchenko  Soviet Union 15.81 metres 15.81
13 Bill Sharpe  United States 15.80 metres 15.80
14 Günter Krivec  United Team of Germany 15.78 metres X 15.78 15.78
15 Ian Tomlinson  Australia 15.76 metres 15.09 15.76 15.34
16 Vitold Kreyer  Soviet Union 15.71 metres 15.71 15.57 15.69
17 Koji Sakurai  Japan 15.59 metres 15.42 15.59 15.45
18 Michael Ralph  Great Britain 15.57 metres 15.09 13.98 15.57
19 Henrik Kalocsai  Hungary 15.53 metres X 15.53 15.15
20 Luis Felipe Areta  Spain 15.41 metres 15.41 X X
21 Kent Floerke  United States 15.36 metres 15.36 X 15.33
22 George Ogan  Nigeria 15.35 metres X 15.35 15.28
23 Aşkın Tuna  Turkey 15.21 metres 15.08 15.21 X
24 Christian Ohiri  Nigeria 15.08 metres 14.35 15.08 15.00
25 Éric Battista  France 15.04 metres 15.04 X X
26 Labh Singh  India 14.95 metres 14.95 X 14.74
27 Lyuben Gurgushinov  Bulgaria 14.75 metres 14.75 X X
28 Marc Rabemila  Madagascar 14.62 metres 14.15 14.62 13.92
29 Hartley Saunders  Bahamas 14.59 metres 14.59 13.75 14.58
30 Hwang Chung-Dae  South Korea 13.98 metres X X 13.98
31 Samir Vincent  Iraq 13.85 metres X X 13.85
32 Chu Ming  Hong Kong 13.50 metres 13.25 X 13.50
33 Graham Boase  Australia No mark X X X
Tomio Ota  Japan No mark X X X
Cha Won-Sil  North Korea Did not start
C. Mousiadis  Greece Did not start

Final[edit]

The qualification jumps were ignored, each jumper starting with a clean slate in the final. Each jumper jumped three times; the six who had jumped the furthest received another three attempts.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3 Jump 4 Jump 5 Jump 6
1 Józef Szmidt  Poland 16.85 metres OR 16.37 16.65 16.58 X 14.55 16.85
2 Oleg Fyodoseyev  Soviet Union 16.58 metres 15.73 15.67 16.35 16.20 16.58 16.38
3 Victor Kravchenko  Soviet Union 16.57 metres 16.14 16.38 16.17 16.57 16.10 15.99
4 Fred Alsop  Great Britain 16.46 metres 16.46 X 16.14 X X 16.14
5 Şerban Ciochină  Romania 16.23 metres 15.79 16.23 15.70 16.10 15.79 15.77
6 Manfred Hinze  United Team of Germany 16.15 metres 15.81 16.06 16.15 X 13.63 X
7 Georgi Stoykovski  Bulgaria 16.10 metres 15.30 15.96 16.10
8 Hans-Jürgen Rückborn  United Team of Germany 16.09 metres 16.09 X 15.52
9 Ira Davis  United States 16.00 metres 15.97 15.82 16.00
10 Takayuki Okazaki  Japan 15.90 metres 15.69 X 15.90
11 William Sharpe  United States 15.84 metres 15.84 15.69 15.67
12 Jan Jaskólski  Poland 15.82 metres 15.82 X X
13 Mansour Dia  Senegal 15.44 metres 15.40 X 15.44

References[edit]

  • Official Report