Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's long jump

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Women's long jump
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing National Stadium
Dates 19 August 2008 (qualification)
22 August 2008 (final)
Competitors 42 from 33 nations
Winning distance 7.04
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Maurren Maggi  Brazil
2nd, silver medalist(s) vacant
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Blessing Okagbare  Nigeria
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Athletics at the
2008 Summer Olympics
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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 women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4 × 100 m relay men women
4 × 400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's long jump at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on 19 and 22 August at the Beijing National Stadium.[1]

The qualifying standards were 6.72 m (A standard) and 6.60 m (B standard).[2]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World record  Galina Chistyakova (URS) 7.52 Leningrad, Soviet Union 11 June 1988
Olympic record  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.40 Seoul, South Korea 29 September 1988

No new world or Olympic records were set for this event.

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Qualifying performance 6.75 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the final.

Rank Group Name Nationality 1 2 3 Mark Notes
1 B Brittney Reese  United States x 6.87
(+1.1)
6.87 Q
2 A Maurren Higa Maggi  Brazil 6.68
(+0.3)
6.79
(+0.3)
6.79 Q
3 B Tatyana Lebedeva  Russia 6.65
(+0.7)
6.70
(+1.4)
- 6.70 q
4 A Carolina Klüft  Sweden 6.70
(+1.0)
x - 6.70 q
5 A Grace Upshaw  United States 6.47
(−0.2)
6.68
(+0.6)
x 6.68 q
6 A Oksana Udmurtova  Russia 6.48
(+1.3)
x 6.63
(+0.5)
6.63 q
7 B Keila Costa  Brazil x 6.44
(+0.4)
6.62
(+0.7)
6.62 q
8 A Tabia Charles  Canada 6.33
(+1.5)
6.61
(+0.6)
6.49
(+0.9)
6.61 q
9 A Funmi Jimoh  United States 6.42
(+0.9)
6.28
(+1.1)
6.61
(+0.8)
6.61 q
10 B Jade Johnson  Great Britain 6.33
(0.0)
6.15
(+0.2)
6.61
(+0.7)
6.61 q
11 A Chelsea Hammond  Jamaica 6.60
(+0.4)
x x 6.60 q
12 B Blessing Okagbare  Nigeria 6.37
(+0.2)
6.49
(+0.9)
6.59
(+0.4)
6.59 q
13 B Tatyana Kotova  Russia 6.37
(+1.0)
6.57
(+1.2)
x 6.57
14 A Hrysopiyí Devetzí  Greece x 6.57
(+0.4)
x 6.57
15 B Concepción Montaner  Spain 6.53
(+0.7)
6.42
(+1.1)
6.43
(+0.7)
6.53
16 B Bronwyn Thompson  Australia x 6.53
(+0.3)
x 6.53
17 A Yargelis Savigne  Cuba x x 6.49
(+0.1)
6.49
18 B Iryna Charnushenka-Stasiuk  Belarus 6.48
(+1.1)
x x 6.48
19 B Kumiko Ikeda  Japan 6.44
(+0.8)
6.47
(+0.1)
x 6.47
20 A Denisa Ščerbová  Czech Republic 6.40
(+0.8)
6.46
(+1.5)
5.17
(−0.1)
6.46
21 A Patricia Sylvester  Grenada 6.44
(+0.9)
6.42
(+0.1)
6.38
(+0.4)
6.44
22 B Viorica Țigău  Romania x 6.38
(+0.7)
6.44
(+0.2)
6.44
23 A Viktoriya Rybalko  Ukraine x x 6.43
(+0.3)
6.43
24 A Karin Melis Mey  Turkey x 6.42
(−0.4)
x 6.42
25 B Ruky Abdulai  Canada x 6.41
(+0.4)
6.25
(+1.0)
6.41
26 A Nina Kolarič  Slovenia 4.92
(+1.4)
6.19
(0.0)
6.40
(+0.6)
6.40
27 B Ksenija Balta  Estonia x 6.38
(+0.7)
x 6.38
28 B Soon-ok Jung  South Korea x x 6.33
(+0.5)
6.33
29 B Olga Rypakova  Kazakhstan x 6.30
(+1.5)
6.04
(+0.6)
6.30
30 B Ivana Španović  Serbia x x 6.30
(+1.8)
6.30
31 A Naide Gomes  Portugal x x 6.29
(+0.5)
6.29
32 A Volha Sergeenka  Belarus 6.25
(+0.1)
6.02
(+0.4)
6.09
(−0.6)
6.25
33 B Oleksandra Stadnyuk  Ukraine x 6.19
(0.0)
x 6.19
34 B Marestella Torres  Philippines 4.27
(+0.6)
5.94
(−0.1)
6.17
(+0.8)
6.17
35 A Pamela Mouele-Mboussi  Congo x 5.94
(+0.6)
6.06
(+0.9)
6.06 NR
36 B Arantxa King  Bermuda 6.01
(−0.3)
x x 6.01
37 A Rhonda Watkins  Trinidad and Tobago x 5.88
(+0.5)
x 5.88
38 A Tricia Flores  Belize 5.25
(+1.2)
x - 5.25
N/A B Anju Bobby George  India x x x NM
N/A B Jackie Edwards  Bahamas x x x NM
N/A A Jana Velďáková  Slovakia x x x NM
N/A A Lyudmyla Blonska  Ukraine DSQ

Q - Qualified by right / q - Qualified by result / NM - No Mark / NR - National Record / SB - Season Best / DSQ - Disqualified

Final[edit]

22 August 2008 - 19:20[3]

Rank Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Maurren Higa Maggi  Brazil 7.04 x x x 6.73 x 7.04 SB
DQ Tatyana Lebedeva  Russia 6.97 x x x x 7.03 7.03 SB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Blessing Okagbare  Nigeria 6.91 6.62 6.79 6.70 6.83 x 6.91 PB
4 Chelsea Hammond  Jamaica 6.79 6.68 6.51 x 6.64 6.59 6.79 PB
5 Brittney Reese  United States 6.65 6.76 4.23 x 6.46 6.67 6.76
6 Oksana Udmurtova  Russia 6.69 6.70 6.67 6.61 6.65 6.49 6.70
7 Jade Johnson  Great Britain 6.51 6.64 6.40 6.59 6.43 x 6.64
8 Grace Upshaw  United States 6.58 x 6.52 x x x 6.58
9 Carolina Klüft  Sweden x 6.49 6.42 6.49
10 Tabia Charles  Canada 6.16 6.38 6.47 6.47
11 Keila Costa  Brazil x x 6.43 6.43
12 Funmi Jimoh  United States 6.24 x 6.29 6.29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Athletics Competition Schedule". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Entry Standards - The XXIX Olympic Games - Beijing, China - 8/24 August 2008". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  3. ^ http://wikirun.com/Long_jump_women#Final Retrieved 2008-08-22.