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.
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.
|1||Ed Gordon||24||United States||USA||Gold||7.64|
|2||Lambert Redd||24||United States||USA||Silver||7.60|
|5||Dick Barber||22||United States||USA||7.39|