Eva Murková (born May 29, 1962) is a retired long jumper who represented Czechoslovakia. Her greatest achievement was the gold medal at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in 1983. She also won silver medals in the event at the 1984 and 1985 editions. 6.80 m (22 ft 31⁄2 in). Her career best in the long jump was 7.01 m (22 ft 113⁄4 in). At the Czechoslovakian Athletics Championships she was a two-time 100 metres champion and a four-time long jump national champion.She represented Czechoslovakia at the World Championships in Athletics in 1983 and 1987. Her first was her best performance, coming seventh with a jump of
The long jump is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point. Along with the triple jump, the two events that measure jumping for distance as a group are referred to as the "horizontal jumps". This event has a history in the Ancient Olympic Games and has been a modern Olympic event for men since the first Olympics in 1896 and for women since 1948.
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia, was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993.
The European Athletics Indoor Championships is a biennial indoor track and field competition for European athletes that is organised by the European Athletic Association. It was held for the first time in 1970, replacing the European Indoor Games, its predecessor event first held in 1966.
|1983||European Indoor Championships||Budapest, Hungary||1st||6.77 =CR|
|1984||European Indoor Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||2nd||6.55|
|1985||European Indoor Championships||Athens, Greece||2nd||6.99|
Šárka Kašpárková is a former Czech track and field athlete who specialised in the triple jump.
Jarmila Nygrýnová-Strejčková was a long jumper from the Czech Republic, representing Czechoslovakia. She won six medals at the European Athletics Indoor Championships as well as a bronze medal at the 1978 European Athletics Championships. She was born in Plzeň. She was a three-time competitor at the Summer Olympics, entering the long jump in 1972, 1976 and 1980, and was part of the Czechoslovak team at the inaugural 1983 World Championships in Athletics, finishing tenth in the long jump.
Jozef Pribilinec is a Slovak track and field athlete who mainly competed in racewalking. He was born in Kremnica. Pribilinec competed for the former Czechoslovakia at the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea where he won the gold medal in the men's 20 kilometre walk event.
Simona La Mantia is an Italian triple jumper. Her best result at international senior level was a gold medal at the 2011 European Indoor Championships.
Ivana Španović is a Serbian long jumper, reigning World indoor champion and reigning European indoor champion. In 2013, she became the first Serbian track and field athlete to win a medal at the IAAF Outdoor World Championships. In 2018, she became the first Serbian track and field athlete to win a world senior gold medal at the IAAF Indoor World Championships. She is the Serbian record holder in the long jump, indoors and outdoors, and also she is the national indoor record holder in the 60 metres and in the pentathlon. Her coach is Goran Obradović and she is a member of the Athletic Club Vojvodina in Novi Sad.
Anna Sergeyevna Nazarova-Klyashtornaya is a Russian track and field athlete who competes in the long jump. A two-time Russian champion indoors, her best mark for the event is 7.11 metres. She represented Russia at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships and the 2012 Summer Olympics and won gold medals at the 2007 European Athletics U23 Championships and 2011 Summer Universiade.
Maho Hanaoka is a Japanese former track and field athlete who competed mainly in the long jump and triple jump. She is one of Japan's best female athletes in the horizontal jumps: she holds the Japanese records for the triple jump outdoors with 14.04 m and is also the record holder in both the long and triple jump indoors. Her long jump best of 6.82 m is a former Japanese record, second to Kumiko Ikeda.
Svetlana Sergeevna Biryukova is a Russian track and field athlete who specialises in the long jump. Her personal best for the event is 6.98 m, set indoors in 2014.
Frentorish"Tori" Bowie is an American track and field athlete, who primarily competes in the 100 m and the 200 m. She has a personal record of 6.95 m for the long jump, set in 2014. She is the 2017 100m world champion, a 2016 Olympian and a three-time Olympic medalist.
Florentina Marincu is a Romanian track and field athlete who competes in the long jump.
Lorraine Ugen is an English long jumper and occasional 100 m sprinter with respective personal bests of 7.05 m and 11.32 s. Ugen competed for Great Britain in Rio at the 2016 Olympics in the long jump where she secured her spot as an Olympic finalist finishing eleventh (11th) overall.
Lu Minjia is a Chinese female track and field athlete who competes in the long jump. She was the 2009 World Youth Champion and set an Asian youth record of 6.74 m that same year. After an Asian Junior title, she was runner-up at the 2011 Asian Athletics Championships. She won gold medals at the 2012 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships and the 2015 Asian Athletics Championships.
Wang Wupin is a Chinese track and field athlete who competes in the long jump and triple jump. She holds personal bests of 6.58 m and 14.10 m for the events, respectively. She was the gold medallist in the triple jump at the 2015 Asian Athletics Championships.
Anne-Marie Colchen-Maillet was a French track and field athlete and women's basketball player. She became France's first high jump champion at the 1946 European Athletics Championships and held the French record for the event for ten years. She represented France in high jump at the 1948 Summer Olympics. In basketball she was the highest scorer at the 1953 FIBA World Championship for Women, helping France to third place. She was a member of the French national team for the European Women's Basketball Championship in 1950, 1952, 1954 and 1956.
Sigrid Ulbricht is a German former track and field athlete who competed in the long jump for East Germany. She was the champion at the IAAF World Cup and European Cup in 1981 and represented her country at the Olympic Games in 1980.
Ilona Bruzsenyák is a Hungarian former track and field athlete who competed in the women's pentathlon, long jump and 100 metres hurdles. She was the gold medallist in the long jump at the 1974 European Athletics Championships. Bruzsenyák represented her nation at the Summer Olympics in 1972 and 1976, competing in both long jump and pentathlon. She was a ten-time national champion at the Hungarian Athletics Championships.
Mirosława Kazimiera Sarna is a Polish former track and field athlete who competed in the long jump, short sprints and the women's pentathlon. She was the gold medallist in the long jump at the 1969 European Athletics Championships and was twice a bronze medallist in that discipline at the European Athletics Indoor Championships.
Gabriela Mihalcea is a Romanian former track and field athlete who competed in the high jump and pole vault. She holds the Romanian record of 4.25 m for the pole vault. She was two-time national champion in high jump and a six-time pole vault champion.
Eva Lehocká-Glesková is a former Czechoslovak track and field sprinter who specialised in the 100 metres. She represented Czechoslovakia three times at the Summer Olympics and twice at the European Athletics Championships. She equalled the world record for the 100 m in 1972 with a manually-timed run of 11.0 seconds. She was twice a relay medallist at the European Indoor Games and a 13-time national champion in the individual sprints.
Barbro Marie Susanne Lorentzon-Borg is a Swedish former track and field athlete who specialised in the high jump. She held the Swedish record for the high jump from 22 June 1980 to 20 April 1997, when her lifetime best of 1.94 m was beaten by Kajsa Bergqvist.
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