The Olympic Long jump record for men is 8.90 meters jumped by Bob Beamon.
Gerald Mathers for the 330M dash - last run in 1912. While the answer above is right for the Modern Olympics, if you wanted to be really pedantic, the longest standing record for the Olympic games in their history is Nero's for chariot racing.
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That was the 1952 Games in Helsinki when she won gold with a jump of 6.24 meters. Williams became the first woman from New Zealand to win an Olympic gold medal. In 1954, at Gisborne, she set a new world record with a jump of 6.29m, which she held for 18months (Both 1954 and 1955) before it was beaten.
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That was Yvette Williams who won gold in long jump at the 1952 Games in Helsinki.
The Olympic Record for the men's long jump is Bob Beamon's 8.90 jump in the 1968 Olympic games.
Bob Beamon's 1968 jump of 8.90m (29 feet 2.5 inches) is the men's Olympic record for the long jump.
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Mike Powells 8.95meter jump.
8.90 meters by Bob Beamon of of the United States.
Bob Beamon, 8.90 meters.
Pete O'Connor set a record with the long jump and won two Olympic metals. John Treacy set a record time in marathon running.
Bob Beaman with a jump of 29' -2 1/2"
8.90 meters by Bob Beamon.
Long jump has been an Olympic event since the Modern Olympics began in 1896. Men have competed in Olympic long jump since 1896. Women have competed in Olympic long jump since 1948.