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Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's long jump

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Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's long jump

Women's long jump
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
DatesAugust 31
Medalists
1964»
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The women's long jump field event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on August 31.

Results

Top 12 jumpers and all ties plus all jumpers reaching 5.80 metres advanced to the finals. All distances are listed in metres.

Qualifying

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 Notes
1 Mary Bignal Great Britain 6.33 foul 6.33 pass
2 Hildrun Claus Germany 6.21 6.21 pass pass
3 Vera Kolashnikova Soviet Union 6.14 6.14 pass pass
4 Elżbieta Krzesińska Poland 6.13 6.13 pass pass
5 Beverly Weigel New Zealand 6.12 foul 6.12 pass
6 Willye White United States 6.07 6.07 pass pass
7 Renate Junker Germany 6.00 6.00 pass pass
8 Helen Frith Australia 5.98 5.98 pass pass
9 Madeleine Thétu France 5.96 5.74 5.96 foul
10 Maria Piątkowska Poland 5.95 5.95 pass pass
11 Maria Kusion Poland 5.92 5.92 foul foul
12 Helga Hoffmann Germany 5.90 5.62 foul 5.90
13 Joke Bijleveld Netherlands 5.90 5.90 pass pass
14 Fumiko Ito Japan 5.88 5.71 5.88 foul
15 Brita Johansson Finland 5.84 5.65 5.84 foul
16 Lyudmila Radchenko Soviet Union 5.83 5.70 5.83 pass
17 Christina Persighetti Great Britain 5.82 5.82 pass pass
18T Norma Croker Australia 5.80 5.80 pass pass
18T Valentina Shaprunova Soviet Union 5.80 5.80 pass pass
20 Akiko Fukuda Japan 5.78 5.78 foul foul
21 Piera Tizzoni Italy 5.65 5.63 foul 5.65
22 Vlasta Přikrylová Czechoslovakia 5.64 5.64 5.57 foul
23 Sylvia Mitchell Australia 5.60 5.47 5.20 5.60
24 Visitación Badana Philippines 5.59 5.38 5.59 foul
25 Lin Chau-Tai Republic of China 5.51 5.51 4.54 5.10
26 Yasuko Kimura Japan 5.45 foul foul 5.45
27 Sally McCallum Canada 5.22 4.97 foul 5.22
28 Ilana Karaszyk Israel 5.08 4.78 4.92 5.08
29 Aycan Önel Turkey 4.97 4.97 4.92 4.84
- Annie Smith United States - foul foul foul NM

Final

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 Notes
1 Vera Kolashnikova Soviet Union 6.37 6.17 6.01 6.22 6.37 OR 6.17 foul OR
2 Elżbieta Krzesińska Poland 6.27 foul 6.17 foul 6.25 foul 6.27
3 Hildrun Claus Germany 6.21 6.21 6.18 foul foul 6.13 6.11
4 Renate Junker Germany 6.19 6.17 5.94 6.05 6.19 6.11 6.10
5 Lyudmila Radchenko Soviet Union 6.16 5.99 6.00 6.16 5.83 5.91 5.90
6 Helga Hoffmann Germany 6.11 6.02 5.88 6.11 foul foul 6.09
7 Joke Bijleveld Netherlands 6.11 6.11 foul foul
8 Valentina Shaprunova Soviet Union 6.01 6.01 5.95 5.77
9 Mary Bignal Great Britain 6.01 foul foul 6.01
10 Beverly Weigel New Zealand 5.98 5.98 5.81 5.91
11 Maria Piątkowska Poland 5.98 5.98 5.67 5.86
12 Fumiko Ito Japan 5.98 5.82 5.98 5.74
13 Maria Kusion Poland 5.86 5.86 5.50 foul
14 Madeleine Thétu France 5.85 5.73 5.85 5.83
15 Norma Croker Australia 5.82 5.82 5.64 5.75
16 Willye White United States 5.77 5.77 foul 5.28
17 Helen Frith Australia 5.62 foul 5.62 5.61
18 Brita Johansson Finland 5.57 5.57 5.56 5.52
19 Christina Persighetti Great Britain 5.57 5.46 5.42 5.57

Key: OR = Olympic record; NM = no mark

References

  • http://www.sports-reference.com/; retrieved 2010-08-18.
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