How is long jump measured?

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The long jump is measured from the front of the jump board to the closes point in the sand that the jumper touches the sand in a straight line.

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How technically is long jump measured?

it is measured in feet

Is long jump measured electronically?


How is a long jump measured?

A jump is measured from the foul line to the first spot where the athlete touched in the sand pit.

Is the long jump in track measured in yards?

No. The long jump world record is measured in meters. The world record is 8.95 meters (29 feet, 4 1/2 inches) as of April 1, 2008.

What is a no jump in long jump?

It is a foul which does not get measured. Typically because the athlete has taken-off beyond the take-off board.

How is the triple jump measured?

in meters

How are long jumps measured?

From the end of the takeoff board to the point in the pit closest to the board where the jumper touches the sand. If a jumper falls back with their hands, that is the point at which the jump is measured.

Is a vertical jump measured in feet or inches?


What are good similes of cheerleading?

A cheerleader is not measured by her jump.

Does height affect the length of your jump?

No it doesn't because the taller you are the shorter the distance you jump when you get measured

How are ski jumps measured in terms of length or distance which ithink is the correct way of determining it- in other words what does a 40 foot ski jump actually mean-measured from jump to landing?

a 40ft ski jump, is the height from the top of the ski jump, to the lip of the jump i.e. from where the ski jumpers start to where they jump

At track practice sheila work on the long jump measured 3 yards 2 feet 8 inches her second jump 2 yards 1 foot 10 inches?

The second jump is ignored since the first was better.

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