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Athletics at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Men's Long Jump

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Host City: Los Angeles, United States
Venue(s): Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California
Date Started: August 2, 1932
Date Finished: August 2, 1932
Format: Final only.

Gold: USA Ed Gordon
Silver: USA Lambert Redd
Bronze: JPN Chuhei Nanbu

Summary

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.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal D
1 Ed Gordon 24 United States USA Gold 7.64
2 Lambert Redd 24 United States USA Silver 7.60
3 Chuhei Nanbu 28 Japan JPN Bronze 7.45
4 Eric Svensson 28 Sweden SWE 7.41
5 Dick Barber 22 United States USA 7.39
6 Naoto Tajima 19 Japan JPN 7.15
7 Héctor Berra 22 Argentina ARG 6.66
8 Clóvis Raposo 23 Brazil BRA 6.43
9 Silvio Cator 31 Haiti HAI 5.93
10 Esteban Crespo Mexico MEX 5.83
11 Erich Köchermann 28 Germany GER 5.75
AC Len Hutton 24 Canada CAN NM