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 (26-2Â¼) in 1931. Gordon won the gold medal in round one with 7.64 (25-0Â¾), while Redd posted his 7.60 (24-11Â¼) in round two, good enough for the silver medal. Nambu posted 7.45 (24-5Â½) 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|