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Long Jump - Notable Historical Events

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Long Jump - Historical Events
Date Event
1901-08-05

Peter O'Connor of Ireland, sets then long jump record at 24' 11 3/4"

1912-04-01

Greek athlete Konstantinos Tsiklitiras breaks the world record -in standing long jump jumping 3.47 metres.

1921-07-23

Edward Gourdin of US sets long jump record at 25' 2 3/4"

1924-07-07

Robert LeGendre of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 5½"

1925-06-12

William DeHart Hubbard of US, sets long jump record at 25' 10 3/4"

1928-07-07

Edward Hamm of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 11"

1928-09-09

Silvio Cator of Haiti, sets then long jump record at 26' ½"

1931-10-27

Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26' 2½"

1935-05-05

Jesse Owens of US sets long jump record at 26' 8½"

1960-08-12

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 8.21m

1961-05-27

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' ½"

1961-07-16

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 2"

1962-06-10

Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½"

1964-08-15

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½"

1964-09-12

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4½"

1965-09-29

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"

1967-10-19

Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"

1968-03-15

Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27'2-3/4")

1968-10-18

Bob Beamon of USA sets long jump record (29 ft. 2½ in.) in Mexico City

1980-05-28

Joe Darby does a standing long jump of 12'5"

1984-08-06

Carl Lewis wins 2nd (long jump) of 4 gold medals in Summer Olympics

1988-06-11

Galina Chistyakova of USSR sets long jump woman's record (24"8½")

1991-08-30

Mike Powell of US sets then long jump record at 29' 4½" (8.95m)

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Long Jump - Birthdays
Date Event
1924-02-17

Gevork Vartanian, Iran, Soviet intelligence agent (Operation Long Jump), (d. 2012)

1957-11-10

Jodi Anderson, Chicago Ill, US long jump champ (1978-81)


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