The Olympic Record for the men's long jump is Bob Beamon's 8.90 jump in the 1968 Olympic games.
The Olympic Long jump record for men is 8.90 meters jumped by Bob Beamon.
Bob Beamon's 1968 jump of 8.90m (29 feet 2.5 inches) is the men's Olympic record for the long jump.
Two events in athletics use a sandpit: the long jump, and the triple jump.
Mike Powells 8.95meter jump.
World Record: Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.45m Olympic Record: Charles Austin (USA) 2.39m
Charles Austin 2.39 meters
He broke the Triple Jump World Record and currently still holds it. He was also the Olympic Triple Jump gold medalist in 2000 and 1996 Olympic Triple Jump silver medalist.
As far as an Olympic Record, Bob Beamon's Long Jump of 8.90m is the longest standing having lasted 40 years. He set the record at the Mexico City Summer Games in 1968. It was the World Record until Mike Powell posted a jump of 8.95m at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo but Beamon's record has still yet to topped in Olympic competition.
Pete O'Connor set a record with the long jump and won two Olympic metals. John Treacy set a record time in marathon running.
Triple jump is a running hop, step (or skip), and long jump in that order.
8.90 meters by Bob Beamon.
Charles Austin- 2.39 at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic games.
Following the 1932 Games in Los Angeles, the men's high jump Olympic record was 1.98 meters (6 feet, 6 inches) by Harold Osborn of the United States at the 1924 Games in Paris.
8.90 meters by Bob Beamon of of the United States.
Bob Beamon, 8.90 meters.
Stefka Kostadinova, won and have record in high jump for World and Olympic
Bob Beaman with a jump of 29' -2 1/2"
The gold medalists for the 2008 high jump competition at the Beijing Olympics were: * (Men) Andrey Silnov - Russia - 2.36 meters * (Women) Tia Hellebaut - 2.05 meters For men, the world record is 2.45 meters and the Olympic record is 2.39 meters (Charles Austin of the US, 1996). For women, the world record is 2.09 meters and the Olympic record is 2.06 meters.
World Record: Mike Powell 8.95 meters, Tokyo, Japan, 1991. Olympic Record: Bob Beamon 8.90 meters, Mexico City, Mexico, 1968.