Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Men's long jump

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Men's long jump
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium, Munich, West Germany
Date 8 September 1972 & 9 September 1972
Competitors 36 from 25 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Randy Williams  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hans Baumgartner  West Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Arnie Robinson  United States
← 1968
1976 →

These are the official results of the Men's long jump event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The competition was held on 8 & 9 of September.

Qualifying[edit]

All jumpers reaching 7.80 m (25 ft 7 in), shown in blue and the top 12 including ties, shown in green, advanced to the final round.

Overall Qualifying

Overall Athlete Nationality Group Mark 1 2 3
1 Randy Williams  United States A 8.34 8.34 - -
2 Preston Carrington  United States B 8.22 - - 8.22
3 Grzegorz Cybulski  Poland A 8.01 7.61 8.01 -
4 Arnie Robinson  United States B 7.99 7.99 - -
5 Leonid Barkovskiy  Soviet Union A 7.98 7.66 7.98 -
6 Hans Baumgartner  West Germany A 7.98 7.98 - -
7T Max Klauß  East Germany B 7.93 7.93 - -
7T Joshua Owusu  Ghana B 7.93 7.93 - -
9 Valeriy Podluzhniy  Soviet Union A 7.91 7.91 - -
10 Ari Väänänen  Finland A 7.90 7.67 7.90 -
11 Alan Lerwill  Great Britain B 7.86 7.86 - -
12 Jacques Rousseau  France A 7.79 7.77 7.79 7.51
13 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan  Soviet Union B 7.77 x 7.77 x
14 Jaroslav Brož  Czechoslovakia A 7.76 7.76 x 7.74
15 Bruce Field  Australia A 7.76 x 7.59 7.76
16 Rolf Bernhard  Switzerland A 7.68 7.30 7.68 7.61
17 Gábor Katona  Hungary A 7.68 x 7.68 x
18 Lynn Davies  Great Britain A 7.64 7.64 7.53 x
19 Josef Schwarz  West Germany B 7.63 7.63 x 7.62
20 Jerzy Homziuk  Poland A 7.63 7.63 x x
21 Finn Bendixen  Norway A 7.61 7.46 7.45 7.61
22 Andreas Gloerfeld  West Germany B 7.60 x 7.60 x
23 Wilfredo Maisonave  Puerto Rico B 7.58 7.35 7.58 x
24 Christian Tourret  France B 7.55 7.54 7.53 7.55
25 Carol Corbu  Romania A 7.54 7.54 7.52 7.46
26 Henry Jackson  Jamaica A 7.50 7.11 7.24 7.50
27 Milán Matos  Cuba B 7.47 7.42 7.46 7.47
28 Takayoshi Kawagoe  Japan B 7.47 7.45 7.47 6.72
29 Michael Ahey  Ghana A 7.39 x 7.39 -
30 Mohinder Gill Singh  India A 7.30 x x 7.30
31 Martin Adouna  Togo B 7.25 7.21 7.25 7.10
32 Linus Rebmann  Switzerland B 7.25 x 7.25 5.68
33 Chen Chin-Long  Republic of China B 6.79 6.79 x x
34 Lionel Caero  Bolivia A 6.77 6.77 6.60 6.52
35 Bilal Said Al-Azma  Saudi Arabia A 6.32 6.32 6.15 6.16
- Jesper Tørring  Denmark B NM x x x
- Mansor Dia  Senegal A DNS
- Patrich Onyango  Kenya A DNS
- Jack Pani  France A DNS
- Jong Gu Hyon  North Korea A DNS
- Milan Spasojević  Yugoslavia B DNS
- Samuela Yavala  Fiji B DNS
- Byambajavyn Enkhbaatar  Mongolia B DNS
- Luiz Carlos de Souza  Brazil B DNS
- Jan Kobuszewski  Poland B DNS
- Samuel Igun  Nigeria B DNS
- Dennis Freeman  Liberia B DNS
- Giuseppe Gentile  Italy B DNS

Final[edit]

At the end of three jobs the top eight received another three jumps. The remaining were eliminated from medal contention.

Overall Athlete Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s) Randy Williams  United States 8.24 8.24 7.32 7.72 7.80 7.77 -
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hans Baumgartner  West Germany 8.18 x 7.99 8.18 x 7.83 8.05
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Arnie Robinson  United States 8.03 x 7.89 7.95 x 8.03 x
4 Joshua Owusu  Ghana 8.01 7.71 7.77 7.88 7.70 7.98 8.01
5 Preston Carrington  United States 7.99 7.99 x x 7.95 7.63 7.69
6 Max Klauß  East Germany 7.96 7.51 7.94 7.96 7.86 6.13 7.88
7 Alan Lerwill  Great Britain 7.91 x 7.91 7.69 x 7.78 7.85
8 Leonid Barkovskiy  Soviet Union 7.75 7.56 7.53 7.75 7.61 7.56 x
9 Valeriy Podluzhniy  Soviet Union 7.72 x 7.56 7.72
10 Jacques Rousseau  France 7.65 7.65 7.37 7.52
11 Ari Väänänen  Finland 7.62 7.62 7.57 7.60
12 Grzegorz Cybulski  Poland 7.58 7.44 7.58 7.53

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