Athletics at the 1978 Commonwealth Games – Men's long jump

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The men's long jump event at the 1978 Commonwealth Games was held on 8 and 10 August at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [1]

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Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Roy Mitchell
Flag of England.svg  England
Chris Commons
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Suresh Babu
Flag of India.svg  India

Results

Qualification

Held on 8 August

RankNameNationalityResultNotes
Chris Commons Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 7.81wq
Ken Lorraway Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 7.35q
Elijah Mbaabu Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 7.25q
13 Steve Hanna Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 7.22
14 Barry Boyd Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 7.17
15 Ronald Chambers Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 6.86
16 Emmanuel Mbogo Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 6.85
17 James Malleh Wadda Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia 6.54

Final

Held on 10 August

RankNameNationalityResultNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Roy Mitchell Flag of England.svg  England 8.06w
Silver medal icon.svg Chris Commons Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 8.04w
Bronze medal icon.svg Suresh Babu Flag of India.svg  India 7.94w
4 Dennis Trott Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 7.89
5 Richard Rock Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 7.85
6 Emmanuel Mifetu Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 7.82
7 Bogger Mushanga Flag of Zambia (1964-1996).svg  Zambia 7.68
8 Ken Lorraway Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 7.57w
9 William Kirkpatrick Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 7.53
10 Jim McAndrew Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 7.48
11 Ravi Kumara Flag of India.svg  India 7.41
Elijah Mbaabu Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya DNS

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References

  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2018-02-25.