Who won the long jump in the 2012 Olympics?

Who won the long jump in the 2012 Olympics?

Greg Rutherford
Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s long jump

Men’s long jump at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Winning distance 8.31
Greg Rutherford Great Britain Mitchell Watt Australia Will Claye United States
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How many medals did GB win in 2012 Olympics?

Team GB at London 2012 Great Britain finished third at their home Olympics in London, with 65 total medals – 29 gold, 17 silver and 19 bronze. They were dominant in the cycling, taking home 12 medals, eight of them gold, and also won five medals in equestrian, with three golds.

Who won the long jump in the 96 Olympics?

Carl Lewis
On July 29, 1996, track and field legend Carl Lewis wins his fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in the long jump. It was the ninth and final Olympic gold of his storied career.

How high did Charles Austin jump?

Standing 6′ 1/2″, he jumped 22 inches over his height, sixth all time. An Olympic gold medalist, Austin is the current American and Olympic high jump record holder, two-time World Champion, and a nine-time national track and field high jump champion.

How far did Carl Lewis jump?

Lewis had never before reached 29 feet, and this day he did it three times, including 29-2¾ (wind-aided) and 29-1¼ (against the wind). But Mike Powell, who had lost 15 consecutive times to Lewis, unleashed the longest jump in history — 29-4½.

Who was the winner of the 2012 men’s long jump?

The event was won by Greg Rutherford of Great Britain, the nation’s second gold medal in the men’s long jump and first medal in the event since winning gold in 1964. Mitchell Watt won Australia’s fourth silver in the event; Australia had never won gold.

When was the long jump added to the Olympics?

Long Jump for Women has been part of the Olympics since the 1948 London Summer Games. Thereafter, the event has been part of every Olympic schedule. The International Association of Athletics Federations or the IAAF specifies the rules and regulations for all track and field events in the Olympics including the long jump.

Who are the gold medalists in the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Missy Franklin tied with Michael Phelps for most gold medals won at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

What did the United States win at the 2012 Olympics?

The United States won their third consecutive gold medal in the women’s soccer. This is the table of the medal count of the 2012 Summer Olympics, based on the medal count of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). These rankings sort by the number of gold medals, earned by a National Olympic Committee (NOC).