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
Gold medal    Brazil
Silver medal    Russia
Bronze medal    Nigeria
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Athletics at the
2008 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 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 Maurren Higa Maggi Brazil 7.04 x x x 6.73 x 7.04 SB
2nd Tatyana Lebedeva Russia 6.97 x x x x 7.03 7.03 SB
3rd 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.