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1997 World Championships in Athletics – Women's long jump


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_World_Championships_in_Athletics_–_Women's_long_jump
Updated: 2016-08-12T18:29Z
Events at the
1997 World Championships
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Track events
100 m men women
200 mmenwomen
400 mmenwomen
800 mmenwomen
1500 mmenwomen
5000 mmenwomen
10,000 mmenwomen
100 m hurdleswomen
110 m hurdlesmen
400 m hurdlesmenwomen
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relaymenwomen
4×400 m relaymenwomen
Road events
Marathonmenwomen
10 km walkwomen
20 km walkmen
50 km walkmen
Field events
Long jumpmenwomen
Triple jumpmenwomen
High jumpmenwomen
Pole vaultmen
Shot putmenwomen
Discus throwmenwomen
Javelin throwmenwomen
Hammer throwmen
Combined events
Heptathlonwomen
Decathlonmen

These are the official results of the Women's Long Jump event at the 1997 IAAF World Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 44 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Saturday August 6, 1997.

Medalists

GoldRussia Lyudmila Galkina
Russia (RUS)
SilverGreece Niki Xanthou
Greece (GRE)
BronzeItaly Fiona May
Italy (ITA)

Records

World Record Galina Chistyakova (URS)7.52Leningrad, Soviet Union11 June 1988
Championship Record Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA)7.36Rome, Italy4 September 1987

Results

Qualifying Round

  • Held on Thursday 1997-08-07
RankNameResult
1. Chioma Ajunwa (NGR)7.01 m
2. Heike Daute-Drechsler (GER)6.80 m
3. Lyudmila Galkina (RUS)6.75 m
4. Sharon Jaklofsky (NED)6.73 m
5. Erica Johansson (SWE)6.64 m
6. Magdalena Khristova (BUL)6.63 m
7. Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA)6.62 m
8. Marion Jones (USA)6.59 m
9. Heli Koivula (FIN)6.57 m
10. Olena Shekhovtsova (UKR)6.52 m
11. Tünde Vaszi (HUN)6.52 m
12. Lacena Golding (JAM)6.50 m
13. Renata Nielsen (DEN)6.49 m
14. Linda Ferga (FRA)6.46 m
15. Valentīna Gotovska (LAT)6.20 m
16. Sabine Braun (GER)6.20 m
17. Andrea Avila (ARG)6.08 m
18. Paraskevi Patoulidou (GRE)5.90 m
19. Siulolo Liku (TON)5.83 m
20. Gilda Massa (PER)5.51 m
 Flora Hyacinth (ISV)DNS


RankNameResult
1. Fiona May (ITA)6.73 m
2. Susen Tiedtke (GER)6.72 m
3. Viktoriya Vershynina (UKR)6.66 m
4. Niki Xanthou (GRE)6.62 m
5. Joanne Wise (GBR)6.52 m
6. Ljudmila Ninova-Rudoll (AUT)6.50 m
7. Nina Perevedentseva (RUS)6.45 m
8. Agata Karczmarek (POL)6.44 m
9. Yelena Pershina (KAZ)6.38 m
10. Jackie Edwards (BAH)6.38 m
11. Sharon Couch-Jewell (USA)6.37 m
12. Nadine Caster (FRA)6.37 m
13. Yelena Donkina (RUS)6.29 m
14. Chantal Brunner (NZL)6.26 m
15. Eunice Barber (SLE)6.19 m
16. Jeļena Blaževiča (LAT)6.18 m
17. Yelena Lemeshevskaya (BLR)6.07 m
18. Luciana Alves dos Santos (BRA)5.92 m
19. Anja Valant (SLO)5.77 m
20. Elisa Perez (DOM)5.67 m
21. Vera Bregu-Bitanji (ALB)5.58 m
22. Maria Fletschmann (GUA)5.25 m
23. Isis Moreno (PAN)5.08 m

Final

RankNameAttemptsResultNotes
1st2nd3rd4th5th6th
Gold medal icon.svg Lyudmila Galkina (RUS)6.896.85-7.05--7.05WL
Silver medal icon.svg Niki Xanthou (GRE)-6.696.936.94--6.94SB
Bronze medal icon.svg Fiona May (ITA)6.91--6.786.66-6.91
4 Heike Daute-Drechsler (GER)6.626.69-4.906.876.896.89
5 Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA)6.796.78-6.726.786.606.79
6 Susen Tiedtke (GER)6.75--6.786.546.776.78
7 Viktoriya Vershynina (UKR)4.286.71--6.566.546.71
8 Erica Johansson (SWE)-6.546.646.545.346.416.64
9 Magdalena Khristova (BUL)--6.64--6.456.64SB
10 Marion Jones (USA)--6.63---6.63
11 Sharon Jaklofsky (NED)6.616.606.38---6.61
12 Chioma Ajunwa (NGR)5.21-----5.21

See also

References

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