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
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Athletics at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 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 women
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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

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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