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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon Long jump

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: November 29, 1956

Gold: USA Milt Campbell
Silver: USA Rafer Johnson
Bronze: URS Vasily Kuznetsov

Long jump

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D P(1952T) P(1985T)
1 Rafer Johnson 21 United States USA 7.34 902 896
2 Milt Campbell 22 United States USA 7.33 898 893
3 Vasily Kuznetsov 24 Soviet Union URS 7.04 798 823
4 Yang C. K. 23 Chinese Taipei TPE 6.90 755 790
5 Martin Lauer 19 Germany GER 6.83 734 774
6 Walter Meier 29 Germany GER 6.80 725 767
7 Pat Leane 26 Australia AUS 6.79 722 764
8 Uno Palu 23 Soviet Union URS 6.65 681 732
9 Yuriy Kutenko 24 Soviet Union URS 6.64 678 729
10T Ian Bruce 21 Australia AUS 6.62 672 725
10T Torbjörn Lassenius 25 Finland FIN 6.62 672 725
12 John Cann 18 Australia AUS 6.57 659 713
13 Walter Herssens 26 Belgium BEL 6.56 656 711
14 Bob Richards 30 United States USA 6.39 610 673
15 Nadjmeddin Farabi Iran IRI 6.25 575 641