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Long Jump, Men

Date 2 August 1932 — 14:30
StatusOlympic
LocationLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California
Participants12 from 9 countries
FormatFinal only.
Olympic Record 1 WR / Bob LeGendre USA / 7 July 1924

Dick Barber had won the US Olympic Trials, while Ed Gordon was declared winner of the concurrently held AAU Meet. The world record holder was Chuhei Nanbu (JPN), who had jumped 7.98 (26-2¼) in 1931. Gordon won the gold medal in round one with 7.64 (25-0¾), while Redd posted his 7.60 (24-11¼) in round two, good enough for the silver medal. Nambu posted 7.45 (24-5½) in round one and could do no better but that earned him the bronze.

PosNrAthleteNOCDistanceR1R2R3R4R5R6
1Ed GordonUSA7.647.64 (NP)7.00 (NP)7.43 (NP)x (NP)x (NP)x (NP)Gold
2Lambert ReddUSA7.60x (NP)7.60 (NP)x (NP)7.39 (NP)x (NP)7.49 (NP)Silver
3Chuhei NanbuJPN7.457.45 (NP)x (NP)x (NP)7.32 (NP)7.39 (NP)x (NP)Bronze
4Eric SvenssonSWE7.417.27 (NP)7.24 (NP)7.41 (NP)7.06 (NP)- (NP)- (NP)
5Dick BarberUSA7.39
6Naoto TajimaJPN7.15
7Héctor BerraARG6.66
8Clóvis RaposoBRA6.43
9Sylvio CatorHAI5.93
10Esteban CrespoMEX5.83
11Erich KöchermannGER5.75
ACLen HuttonCANNM
DNSJoão da CostaBRA
DNSJózsef SzabóHUN
DNSRafael PérezCUB
DNSCarlos WoebckenBRA
DNSHermenegildo del RossoARG
DNSOnni RajasaariFIN
DNSWolrad EberleGER
DNSHans-Heinrich SievertGER
DNSNikolaos PapanikolaouGRE
DNSKenkichi OshimaJPN