1924 Summer Olympics / Athletics - Long Jump (Men)
|Attendees||34 athletes from 22 countries|
|Competition location||Stade de Colombes|
|Competition phase||July 8, 1924|
- World record : 7.70 m - Edward Gourdin ( USA ), Cambridge , July 23, 1921
- Olympic record : 7.60 m - Albert Gutterson ( USA ), preliminary round of the Stockholm Olympic long jump competition , July 12, 1912
The Olympic pentathlon took place one day before the long jump competition . In the long jump there , the US athlete Robert LeGendre , who had not been able to qualify for the individual long jump, set a new world record with 7.765 m .
Conducting the competition
The athletes had to jump a qualifying round in four groups on July 8th. The six best jumpers from the four groups qualified for the final, which took place on the same day.
Note: The qualified jumpers are highlighted in light blue.
Date: July 8, 1924
|1||William DeHart Hubbard||United States||7.12 m|
|2||Pauli Sandström||Finland||6.83 m|
|3||Richard Honner||Australia||6.64 m|
|3||Dalip Singh||British India||6.64 m|
|5||Alois Sobotka||Czechoslovakia||6.59 m|
|6th||Valter Ever||Estonia||6.59 m|
|7th||Louis-Henri Albinet||France||6.55 m|
|8th||Gaston Médécin||Monaco||6.51 m|
|9||Kiril Petrunov||Bulgaria||6.00 m|
|10||Konstantinos Pantelidis||Greece||5.94 m|
|11||Francisco Contreras||Mexico||5.74 m|
|12||Stanislaw Sośnicki||Poland||5.67 m|
|1||Sverre Hansen||Norway||7.26 m|
|2||Vilho Tuulos||Finland||7.07 m|
|3||Chris Mackintosh||Great Britain||6.88 m|
|4th||Albert Rose||United States||6.86 m|
|5||Paul Couillaud||France||6.22 m|
|6th||Josef Macháň||Czechoslovakia||6.09 m|
|7th||Alberto Jurado||Ecuador||5.68 m|
|8th||Alfonso Stoopen||Mexico||5.48 m|
|1||Louis Wilhelme||France||6.99 m|
|2||Jaap Boot||Netherlands||6.86 m|
|3||Oda Mikio||Japan||6.83 m|
|4th||Erling Aastad||Norway||6.72 m|
|5||Adolf Meier||Switzerland||6.61 m|
|6th||Väinö Rainio||Finland||6.54 m|
|7th||Joseph Hilger||Luxembourg||5.68 m|
|ogV||William Comins||United States|
|1||Edward Gourdin||United States||7.19 m|
|2||Virgilio Tommasi||Italy||6.88 m|
|3||Silvio Cator||Haiti||6.81 m|
|4th||Marcel Guillouet||France||6.62 m|
|5||Paul Hammer||Luxembourg||6.24 m|
|ogV||Hannes de Boer||Netherlands|
|space||Surname||nation||Qualification range||Final width||result||annotation|
|1||William DeHart Hubbard||United States||7.12 m||7.445 m||7.445 m|
|2||Edward Gourdin||United States||7.19 m||7.275 m||7.275 m|
|3||Sverre Hansen||Norway||7.26 m||no improvement in the final||7,260 m|
|4th||Vilho Tuulos||Finland||7.07 m||no improvement in the final||7,070 m|
|5||Louis Wilhelme||France||6.99 m||no improvement in the final||6,990 m|
|6th||Chris Mackintosh||Great Britain||6.88 m||6.92 m||6,920 m|
|7th||Virgilio Tommasi||Italy||6.88 m||6.89 m||6.890 m|
|8th||Jaap Boot||Netherlands||6.86 m||not in the final||6.860 m|
Date: July 8, 1924
Seven jumpers, had made the qualification. Only six finalists were planned, but since the Briton Chris MacKintosh from group two and the Italian Tommasi from group four were sixth with 6.88 m each, both athletes were able to compete in the final.
William DeHart Hubbard was Olympic champion with 7.445 m. With DeHart Hubbard, one of the world's best long jumpers of his time won. He was American champion from 1922 to 1927 and replaced LeGendre in 1925 with 7.89 m as the world record holder. Second and third place went to Edward Gourdin and Sverre Hansen.
DeHart Hubbard jumped to the sixth US victory in the seventh Olympic long jump final. At the same time it was the fifth double victory of US athletes in the long jump.
Sverre Hansen won the first Norwegian medal in the long jump.
- Ekkehard zur Megede , The History of Olympic Athletics, Volume 1: 1896-1936, Verlag Bartels & Wernitz KG, Berlin, 2nd edition 1970, pp. 168f
- SportsReference Long Jump , accessed September 9, 2017
- Ekkehard zur Megede , The History of Olympic Athletics, Volume 1: 1896–1936, Verlag Bartels & Wernitz KG, Berlin, 2nd edition 1970, p. 169
- Official report, pp. 134–135 (fr.) ( Memento of the original of April 10, 2008 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.