Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Athletics pictogram.svg
Venues Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
Dates August 1, 1992 (1992-08-01) (qualifications)
August 3, 1992 (1992-08-03) (finals)
Competitors 47 from 33 nations
Winning distance 18.17
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Mike Conley
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Charles Simpkins
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Frank Rutherford
 Bahamas
← 1988
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The final of the Men's Triple Jump event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain was held on August 3, 1992. There were a total number of 47 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups. Mike Conley set a new Olympic record with 17.63 m. He also jumped 18.17 m which would also improve the standing world record, but this jump had wind assistance 2.1 m/s. The top twelve and ties, and all those reaching 17.00 metres advanced to the final. The qualification round was held on August 1, 1992.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Mike Conley
 United States
Silver Charles Simpkins
 United States
Bronze Frank Rutherford
 Bahamas

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 1992 Summer Olympics
World Record  Willie Banks (USA) 17.97 m June 16, 1985 United States Indianapolis, United States
Olympic Record  Khristo Markov (BUL) 17.61 m September 24, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Broken records during the 1992 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Mike Conley (USA) 17.63 m August 3, 1992 Spain Barcelona, Spain

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 2  Frank Rutherford (BAH) X 16.96 17.28 17.28 m
2 5  Leonid Voloshin (EUN) 17.21 17.21 m
3 7  Charles Simpkins (USA) 16.41 16.59 17.05 17.05 m
4 10  Aleksandr Kovalenko (EUN) X 16.93 X 16.93 m
5 11  Eugeniusz Bedeniczuk (POL) X 16.92 X 16.92 m
6 14  Toussaint Rabenala (MAD) 16.45 16.58 16.84 16.84 m
7 19  Georges Sainte-Rose (FRA) 16.25 16.50 16.17 16.50 m
8 20  Serge Hélan (FRA) 16.27 16.23 16.47 16.47 m
9 21  Khristo Markov (BUL) X X 16.46 16.46 m
10 23  Lotfi Khaïda (ALG) 16.31 16.30 X 16.31 m
11 25  John Tillman (USA) 16.22 X X 16.22 m
12 28  Santiago Moreno (ESP) 15.71 16.04 16.04 16.04 m
13 30  Norifumi Yamashita (JPN) X 15.51 15.97 15.97 m
14 31  Ndabazinhle Mdhlongwa (ZIM) X X 15.96 15.96 m
15 32  Alvin Haynes (BAR) X 15.93 15.64 15.93 m
16 35  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) X 15.76 15.06 15.76 m
17 36  Chen Yanping (CHN) 15.66 15.48 X 15.66 m
18 37  Tord Henriksson (SWE) 14.48 15.30 15.66 15.66 m
19 38  Jorge Luis Teixeira (BRA) 15.64 15.50 X 15.64 m
20 40  António Dias dos Santos (ANG) 15.48 15.41 15.38 15.48 m
21 41  Banarus Muhammad Khan (PAK) X X 15.37 15.37 m
 Oral Ogilvie (CAN) X X X NM
 Galin Georgiev (BUL) X X DNF
 Francis Dodoo (GHA) X DNF

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 1  Pierre Camara (FRA) X 16.58 17.34 17.34 m
2 3  Mike Conley (USA) 17.23 17.23 m
3 4  Yoelvis Quesada (CUB) 16.93 16.90 17.21 17.21 m
4 6  Brian Wellman (BER) 16.26 16.69 17.16 17.16 m
5 8  Zou Sixin (CHN) 17.07 17.07 m
6 9  Māris Bružiks (LAT) 16.94 X X 16.94 m
7 12  Vasiliy Sokov (EUN) 16.91 13.52 X 16.91 m
8 13  Ralf Jaros (GER) 16.89 X X 16.89 m
9 15  Milan Mikuláš (TCH) X X 16.82 16.82 m
10 16  Marsoq Al-Yoha (KUW) 16.44 16.75 X 16.75 m NR
11 17  Wendell Lawrence (BAH) 14.57 16.53 16.70 16.70 m
12 18  Francis Agyepong (GBR) X 16.55 X 16.55 m
13 22  Paul Nioze (SEY) 16.32 15.86 15.66 16.23 m
14 24  Rogel Nachum (ISR) 16.13 16.23 16.23 m
15 26  Julian Golley (GBR) 16.16 16.18 X 16.18 m
16 27  Sydney Mdluli (SWZ) 15.78 16.07 16.18 16.18 m NR
17 29  Anísio Silva (BRA) 16.03 X X 16.03 m
18 33  Norbert Elliot (BAH) X X 15.85 15.85 m
19 34  Andrzej Grabarczyk (POL) X 15.79 15.52 15.79 m
20 39  Marios Hadjiandreou (CYP) 15.64 15.32 15.64 m
21 42  Luis Flores (HON) 15.08 13.88 14.52 15.08 m
22 43  Nikolay Raev (BUL) X 14.67 14.67 m
23 44  Elston Shaw (BIZ) X 13.13 13.56 13.56 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Mike Conley (USA) 16.82 17.63 17.19 17.54 X 18.17 18.17 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Charles Simpkins (USA) 16.87 16.66 X 16.74 17.29 17.60 17.60 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Frank Rutherford (BAH) 16.75 17.36 17.36 17.16 16.33 X 17.36 m
4  Leonid Voloshin (EUN) 17.32 17.24 X X 17.32 16.82 17.32 m
5  Brian Wellman (BER) 16.98 17.24 16.99 X X X 17.24 m
6  Yoelbi Quesada (CUB) 17.15 16.75 17.05 X 17.04 17.18 17.18 m
7  Aleksandr Kovalenko (EUN) 16.84 16.92 X 16.78 17.06 X 17.06 m
8  Zou Sixin (CHN) X 17.00 X X 17.00 m
9  Vasiliy Sokov (EUN) 16.86 15.84 X 16.86 m
10  Māris Bružiks (LAT) 16.56 X 16.80 16.80 m
11  Pierre Camara (FRA) 16.52 X 14.48 16.52 m
12  Eugeniusz Bedeniczuk (POL) 16.23 X 16.15 16.23 m

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's Triple Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 25 December 2017. 

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