Long Jump women European Indoor Championships odds
Who wins Women's Long Jump at European Athletics Indoor Championships 2021?
Athletics for Women: Long Jump
The participants run along a runway and jump as far as they can into a sandpit from a wooden take-off board 8in wide. The distance traveled by the participant, from the board edge to the closest indentation in the finely ground sand to it, is then measured.
A foul is committed, if the participants steps beyond the board. No distance is recorded in such situation.
Most championship events allow 6 jumps per athlete, although usually those with the shorter score are often disqualified after 3 attempts. If there is a tie between two jumpers, then the one with the next best score is declared the winner.
There is evidence that the event was part of the Olympics in Ancient Greece, it was incorporated into the first modern Olympics Games in 1896.
USA has dominated both the men & women events at all games, the American female long jumper Reese has been the top athlete in the event in recent years, winning 6 global titles in a row between '09 and '13.
She won 2 Olympic, 2 world and 4 consecutive European titles during a great career that lasted almost 2 decades. She also set 2 world records and finished her career with a best of 7.48 metres, which makes her the 3-best woman ever.
Galina Valentinovna Chistyakova
The current world record holder in the event, she 1st represented the Soviet Union and later Slovakia. The '89 World Indoor champion is also a former world record holder in the triple jump with 14.52m in '89.
Ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the long jump as well as heptathlon, she won one gold, and 2 bronze Olympic medals, in long jump at four different Olympic Games. While 2 golds at 2 different World Championships.
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