Women's Long Jump

Athletics Beijing Olympics

World Record: Galina Chistyakova, Russia, 7.52

Venue: National Stadium

Maurren Higa Maggi of Brazil wins women’s long jump

Maurren Higa Maggi of Brazil has won the gold medal in the women’s long jump with a distance of 7.04 meters.
Tatyana Lebedeva of Russia won the silver medal and Blessing Okagbare from Nigeria won the bronze medal.

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200 meters
1. Usain Bolt, Jamaica, 19.76.
2. Wallace Spearmon, United States, 20.27.
3. Paul Hession, Ireland, 20.37.
400 meters
1. Martyn Rooney, Britain, 44.83.
2. Tyler Christopher, Canada, 45.29.
3. David Gillick, Ireland, 45.35.
800 meters
1. Abraham Chepkirwok, Uganda, 1:45.64.
2. Michael Rimmer, Britain, 1:45.76.
3. Marcin Lewandowski, Poland, 1:46.49.
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2. Mike Kigen, Kenya, 7:37.66.
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