Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's long jump

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The Men's Long Jump at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 38 competitors, with two qualifying groups (38 jumpers) before the final (12) took place on Sunday September 25, 1988.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Carl Lewis
 United States
Silver Mike Powell
 United States
Bronze Larry Myricks
 United States

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 1988 Summer Olympics
World Record  Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 m October 18, 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Olympic Record  Bob Beamon (USA) 8.90 m October 18, 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico

Qualifying round[edit]

RANK GROUP ATHLETE DISTANCE
1. B  Mike Powell (USA) 8.34 m
2. A  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.19 m
3. B  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.06 m
4. A  Norbert Brige (FRA) 8.05 m
5. A  Emiel Mellaard (NED) 8.02 m
6. A  Laszlo Szalma (HUN) 7.92 m
7. A  Antonio Corgos (ESP) 7.91 m
8. B  Jarmo Karna (FIN) 7.90 m
9. B  Leonid Voloshin (URS) 7.89 m
10. B  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.81 m
11. B  Pang Jang (CHN) 7.79 m
12. B  Mark Forsythe (GBR) 7.77 m
13. A  Stewart Faulkner (GBR) 7.74 m
14. A  Bruny Surin (CAN) 7.73 m
15. B  Yusuf Ali (NGR) 7.73 m
16. B  Kim Jong-Il (KOR) 7.70 m
17. A  James Browne (ANT) 7.67 m
18. B  Chen Zunrong (CHN) 7.66 m
19. B  Frédéric Ebong-Salle (CMR) 7.65 m
20. A  David Culbert (AUS) 7.64 m
21. A  Andreas Steiner (AUT) 7.61 m
22. A  Glenroy Gilbert (CAN) 7.61 m
23. A  John King (GBR) 7.57 m
24. B  Stephen Hanna (BAH) 7.54 m
25. A  Ian James (CAN) 7.52 m
26. B  Hiroyuki Shibata (JPN) 7.48 m
27. A  Nai Hui-Fang (TPE) 7.45 m
28. B  Teddy Steinmayr (AUT) 7.36 m
29. B  Lotfi Kaida (ALG) 7.10 m
30. B  Muhammad Urfaq (PAK) 7.09 m
31. A  Josá Leitão (POR) 6.99 m
32. A  Ricardo Valiente (PER) 6.92 m
33. B  Francis Keita (SLE) 6.87 m
A  David Lamai (KEN) NM
A  Orde Ballantyne (VIN) NM
B  Junichi Usui (JPN) NM
B  Ray Quinones (PUR) NM
B  Robert Emmiyan (URS) DNF
B  Vladimir Otchkan (URS) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.41 8.56 8.52 8.72 8.52 X 8.72 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Mike Powell (USA) 8.23 8.11 8.49 X X 8.49 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.14 8.27 X 8.17 X X 8.27 m
4  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.84 8.08 7.63 8.08 m
5  Antonio Corgos (ESP) 8.03 X X 7.86 X 7.99 8.03 m
6  László Szalma (HUN) X X 8.00 X X X 8.00 m
7  Norbert Brige (FRA) 7.87 X X 7.97 X X 7.97 m
8  Leonid Volochine (URS) 7.87 7.78 X X X 7.89 7.89 m
9  Pang Yan (CHN) X 7.72 7.86 7.86 m
10  Jarmo Kärnä (FIN) X 7.81 7.82 7.82 m
11  Emiel Mellaard (NED) 7.71 X 7.51 7.71 m
12  Mark Forsythe (GBR) X X 7.54 7.54 m

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