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Athletics at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Men's Long Jump

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Events:

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.

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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 Sylvio 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