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Women’s Long Jump Olympic Medalists

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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the women’s long jump from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1948
    GOLD Olga Gyarmati, HUN 5.695
    SILVER Noémi de Portela, ARG 5.60
    BRONZE Ann-Britt Leyman, SWE 5.575

  • 1952
    GOLD Yvette Williams, NZL 6.24
    SILVER Aleksandra Chudina, URS 6.14
    BRONZE Shirley Cawley, GBR 5.92

  • 1956
    GOLD Elzbieta Krzesinska, POL 6.35
    SILVER Willye White, USA 6.09
    BRONZE Nadyezda Dvalishvili, URS 6.07

  • 1960
    GOLD Vera Krepkina, URS 6.37
    SILVER Elzbieta Krzesinska, POL 6.27
    BRONZE Hildrun Claus, GDR 6.21

  • 1964
    GOLD Mary Rand, GBR 6.76
    SILVER Irena Kirszenstein, POL 6.60
    BRONZE Tatyana Shchelkanova, URS 6.42

  • 1968
    GOLD Viorica Viscopoleanu, ROM 6.82
    SILVER Sheila Sherwood, GBR 6.68
    BRONZE Tatyana Talysheva, URS 6.66

  • 1972
    GOLD Heide Rosendahl, FRG 6.78
    SILVER Diana Yorgova, BUL 6.77
    BRONZE Eva Suranová, CZE 6.67

  • 1976
    GOLD Angela Voigt, GDR 6.72
    SILVER Kathy McMillan, USA 6.66
    BRONZE Lidiya Alfeyeva, URS 6.60

  • 1980
    GOLD Tatyana Kolpakova, URS 7.06
    SILVER Brigitte Wujak, GDR 7.04
    BRONZE Tatyana Skatchko, URS 7.01

  • 1984
    GOLD Anisoara Stanciu, ROM 6.96
    SILVER Valy Ionescu, ROM 6.81
    BRONZE Sue Hearnshaw, GBR 6.80

  • 1988
    GOLD Jackie Joyner-Kersee, USA 7.40
    SILVER Heike Drechsler, GDR 7.22
    BRONZE Galina Chistyakova, URS 7.11

  • 1992
    GOLD Heike Drechsler, GDR 7.14
    SILVER Inessa Kravets, EUN 7.12
    BRONZE Jackie Joyner-Kersee, USA 7.07

  • 1996
    GOLD Chioma Ajunwa, NGR 7.12
    SILVER Fiona May, ITA 7.02
    BRONZE Jackie Joyner-Kersee, USA 7.00

  • 2000
    GOLD Heike Drechsler, GER 6.99
    SILVER Fiona May, ITA 6.92
    BRONZE (vacant due to Marion Jones DQ)

  • 2004
    GOLD Tatyana Lebedeva, RUS 7.07
    SILVER Irina Simagina, RUS 7.05
    BRONZE Tatyana Kotova, RUS 7.05

  • 2008
    GOLD Maurren Higa Maggi, BRA 7.04
    SILVER Tatyana Lebedeva, RUS 7.03
    BRONZE Blessing Akagbare, NGR 6.91

  • 2012
    GOLD Brittney Reese, USA 7.12
    SILVER Elena Sokolova, RUS 7.07
    BRONZE Janay DeLoach, USA 6.89


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