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Yes it is a sport. It is in the Olympics, which means it is a sport.

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When did the long jump become an Olympic sport?

It was a sport in the first Olympic.

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Luge is an Olympic sport. The long jump is an Olympic sport.

How do you measure long jump?

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the long jump

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accuracy and flexability

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