Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Date 3-4 August
Competitors 28 from 21 nations
Winning distance 17.26
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Al Joyner
2nd, silver medalist(s) Mike Conley
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Keith Connor
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Athletics at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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The Men's Triple Jump event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entrylist of 28 competitors, with two qualifying groups (28 jumpers) before the final (12) took place on August 4, 1984. The top twelve and ties, and all those reaching 16.60 metres advanced to the final.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Al Joyner
 United States
Silver Mike Conley
 United States
Bronze Keith Connor
 Great Britain

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  João Carlos de Oliveira (BRA) 17.89 m October 15, 1975 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Olympic Record  Viktor Saneyev (URS) 17.39 m October 17, 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 1  Mike Conley (USA) 17.36 17.36 m
2 2  Eric McCalla (GBR) 17.01 17.01 m
3 4  Al Joyner (USA) 16.30 16.45 16.85 16.85 m
4 11  Peter Bouschen (FRG) X 15.64 16.40 16.40 m
5 12  Mamadou Diallo (SEN) X 15.91 16.18 16.18 m
6 14  Steve Hanna (BAH) 16.02 16.14 15.00 16.14 m
7 15  Dario Badinelli (ITA) 16.13 16.11 15.98 16.13 m
8 18  Thomas Eriksson (SWE) 15.97 X 14.99 15.97 m
9 19  Ken Lorraway (AUS) 15.26 15.92 X 15.92 m
10 20  Moses Kiyai (KEN) 15.83 15.90 X 15.90 m
11 21  Paul Emordi (NGR) 15.57 X 15.88 15.88 m
12 22  Yasushi Ueta (JPN) 15.64 X 15.66 15.66 m
13 25  Abdoulaye Traoré (MLI) 15.32 14.95 14.98 15.32 m
14 28  Oscar Diesel (PAR) 13.88 14.12 14.19 14.19 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 3  Ajayi Agbebaku (NGR) 16.93 16.93 m
2 5  Zou Zhenxian (CHN) 16.27 16.68 16.68 m
3 6  John Herbert (GBR) 16.64 16.64 m
4 7  Joseph Taiwo (NGR) 16.38 16.61 16.61 m
5 8  Keith Connor (GBR) 16.60 16.60 m
6 9  Willie Banks (USA) X 16.12 16.59 16.59 m
7 10  Hassan Badra (EGY) 15.72 16.48 X 16.48 m
8 13  Dimitrios Mikhas (GRE) 16.01 16.15 X 16.15 m
9 16  Abcelvio Rodrigues (BRA) 16.12 15.86 15.14 16.12 m
10 17  Ralf Jaros (FRG) X X 16.02 16.02 m
11 23  Francis Dodoo (GHA) 15.55 15.29 14.99 15.55 m
12 24  Park Yeong-Jun (KOR) 15.54 X X 15.54 m
13 26  Denou Koffi (TOG) 14.44 X X 14.44 m
14 27  Ernest Tché-Noubossie (CMR) 14.36 14.39 X 14.39 m
 Ángel Carlos Gagliano (ARG) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Al Joyner (USA) 17.26 17.04 16.83 16.94 17.04 17.26 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Mike Conley (USA) 16.91 X 17.18 X X X 17.18 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Keith Connor (GBR) 16.72 16.87 X 16.63 16.67 16.81 16.87 m
4  Zou Zhenxian (CHN) 16.83 16.71 16.16 X 16.33 16.40 16.83 m
5  Peter Bouschen (FRG) 16.04 16.77 16.38 16.58 16.28 16.75 16.77 m
6  Willie Banks (USA) 16.23 16.75 X X 16.33 16.51 16.75 m
7  Ajayi Agbebaku (NGR) 14.84 16.67 16.67 m
8  Eric McCalla (GBR) 16.64 X 15.89 X 16.66 16.66 m
9  Joseph Taiwo (NGR) 16.36 16.64 16.61 16.12 16.57 16.32 16.64 m
10  John Herbert (GBR) 16.35 16.05 16.40 16.40 m
11  Hassan Badra (EGY) 15.52 15.74 16.07 16.07 m
12  Mamadou Diallo (SEN) 15.99 15.69 15.99 m

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