Who was the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal in the long jump?
She won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals in those two events at four different Olympic Games.
|Born||Jacqueline Joyner March 3, 1962 East St. Louis, Illinois, U.S.|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||154 lb (70 kg)|
Who won gold medal in long jump?
She went on to win the gold medal at the IAAF World Athletics Final (a competition between best eight athletes in the world based on the world ranking) in 2005, a performance she considers her best.
Anju Bobby George.
|Event(s)||Long jump Triple jump|
|Achievements and titles|
Who was the first woman to compete in the Olympics?
Nilima Ghose: The teenager who helped Indian women get off the blocks in Olympics. Nilima Ghose was only 17 when she became the first Indian woman to compete at an Olympic Games. She participated in the 100m sprint and 80m hurdles at Helsinki 1952.
Who holds the longest record in men’s long jump?
|Athletics Long jump|
|A long jumper at the 2007 Military World Games|
|Men||Mike Powell 8.95 m (29 ft 41⁄4 in) (1991)|
|Women||Galina Chistyakova 7.52 m (24 ft 8 in) (1988)|