Who is the current Olympic long jump champion?

Who is the current Olympic long jump champion?

Jeff Henderson and Tianna Bartoletta are the reigning Olympic champions from 2016. Carl Lewis is the event’s most successful athlete as he was Olympic champion four times consecutively from 1984 to 1996….Long jump at the Olympics.

Long jump at the Olympic Games
Men Miltiadis Tentoglou (GRE)
Women Malaika Mihambo (GER)

Who is the last Olympic winner?

Rio Olympics 2016 – Medals Tally

Country Gold Silver
United States 46 37
Great Britain 27 23
China 26 18
Russian Federation 19 18

Who won the last Olympics 2016?

United States
Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Table

United States 46 38
Great Britain 27 17
China 26 26
Russian Federation 19 19

Who is the long jump gold medalist?

Abdul Latif
Long jump athlete Abdul Latif Romly bagged his second Paralympic gold medal in the men’s long jump T20 (intellectual impairment) category at the Tokyo Paralympics today, taking Malaysia’s total gold medal tally at the 2020 Games to three.

What’s the longest long jump ever?

Long jump

Athletics Long jump
A long jumper at the 2007 Military World Games
World records
Men Mike Powell 8.95 m (29 ft 41⁄4 in) (1991)
Women Galina Chistyakova 7.52 m (24 ft 8 in) (1988)

Who is the best long jumper in the world?

Filter All Time Top Lists

Rank Mark Competitor
1 8.95 Mike POWELL
2 8.90 Bob BEAMON
3 8.87 Carl LEWIS
4 8.86 Robert EMMIYAN

What’s Roc?

(CNN) If you’ve been watching the Olympics this year, you may notice an unfamiliar abbreviation, ROC. It stands for the Russian Olympic Committee, and it’s essentially a loophole that allows Russian athletes to compete in the Olympics while their country is banned from the Games because of its doping scandal.

Who won the 2000 Olympics?

The United States won the most medals overall with 93, as well as the most gold (37) medals. Host nation Australia finished the Games with 58 medals overall (16 gold, 25 silver, and 17 bronze)….Medal table.

Nation China (CHN)
Gold 28
Silver 16
Bronze 14
Total 58

Who won the Olympics 2012?

Host nation Great Britain won 29 gold medals and 65 overall medals making it the most successful Olympics performance for that nation since the 1908 edition….2012 Summer Olympics medal table.

2012 Summer Olympics medals
Location London, Great Britain
Most gold medals United States (47)
Most total medals United States (104)

Who holds the men’s Olympic record for the long jump?

Bob Beamon
Long jump

Athletics Long jump
Men Mike Powell 8.95 m (29 ft 41⁄4 in) (1991)
Women Galina Chistyakova 7.52 m (24 ft 8 in) (1988)
Olympic records
Men Bob Beamon 8.90 m ( 29 ft 21⁄4 in) (1968)

Who won the long jump in the 1996 Olympics?

Carl Lewis
On July 29, 1996, track and field legend Carl Lewis wins his fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in the long jump. It was the ninth and final Olympic gold of his storied career.

What is the longest Olympic record?

The record for the longest-held Olympic best is held by Bob Beamon (USA) – he achieved 8.90m in the men’s long jump at the 1968 Mexico City games. It was also a world record for just under 23 years, before it was broken by his fellow countryman Mike Powell at the 1991 World Athletics Championships in Tokyo.

Who is the gold medal winner in the long jump?

August 2, 2021 Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece won the gold medal in the long jump at the Tokyo Olympics. Credit: Hellenic Olympic Committee / Facebook Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece, competing in the men’s long jump, won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.

Who was the winner of the 2016 Olympics long jump?

The event was won by Jeff Henderson of the United States, the nation’s first gold medal in the event since 2004 and 22nd overall. Luvo Manyonga won South Africa’s second silver medal in the men’s long jump. Defending champion Greg Rutherford of Great Britain took bronze, becoming the tenth man to win a second medal in the event.

When is the men’s long jump at the Olympics?

The men’s long jump competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event was held at the Olympic Stadium between 12–13 August.

Who are the most successful long jump athletes of all time?

Ralph Boston and Jackie Joyner-Kersee are the only other two athletes to win three Olympic long jump medals in their careers. The United States is by far the most successful nation in the event, with an American topping the Olympic long jump podium on 25 occasions. Great Britain, with three gold medallists, is the next most successful.

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