1983 World Championships in Athletics – Women's long jump

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These are the official results of the Women's Long Jump event at the 1983 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total number of 34 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Sunday 14 August 1983. The qualification mark was set at 6.40 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold East Germany Heike Daute-Drechsler
East Germany (GDR)
Silver Romania Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu
Romania (ROU)
Bronze United States Carol Lewis
United States (USA)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
13.08.1983 – ??:??h 13.08.1983 – ??:??h
Final Round
14.08.1983 – ??:??h

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1983 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu (ROU) 7.43 m June 4, 1983 Romania Bucharest, Romania
Event Record New event

Qualifying round[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1983-08-13
RANK GROUP A LENGTH
1.  Carol Lewis (USA) 6.78 m
2.  Heike Daute-Drechsler (GDR) 6.65 m
3.  Robyn Lorraway (AUS) 6.65 m
4.  Tatyana Proskuryakova (URS) 6.63 m
5.  Vali Ionescu-Constantin (ROU) 6.44 m
6.  Jarmila Nygrýnová-Strejčková (TCH) 6.40 m
7.  Shonel Ferguson (BAH) 6.29 m
8.  Lena Wallin (SWE) 6.19 m
9.  Esmeralda de Jesus Garcia (BRA) 6.15 m
10.  Heidi Benserud (NOR) 5.92 m
11.  Jacinta Bartholomew (GRN) 5.77 m
12.  Marie-Ange Wirtz (SEY) 5.20 m
13.  Kim Mom (CAM) 4.90 m
 Sabine Everts (FRG) NM
 Arja Jussila (FIN) NM
 Nicole Tombezogo (CAF) NM
 Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) DNS


RANK GROUP B LENGTH
1.  Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu (ROU) 6.76 m
2.  Zsuzsa Vanyek (HUN) 6.60 m
3.  Eva Murková (TCH) 6.57 m
4.  Helga Radtke (GDR) 6.53 m
5.  Jennifer Innis (GUY) 6.45 m
6.  Beverly Kinch (GBR) 6.43 m
7.  Gwen Loud (USA) 6.37 m
8.  Madeline de Jesús (PUR) 6.12 m
9.  Halcyon McKnight (JAM) 6.03 m
10.  Donghuo Huang (CHN) 5.90 m
11.  Rose Phillips-King (IVB) 5.40 m
12.  Traore Mariam (UPV) 4.90 m
 Mercy Mathews-Kuttan (IND) NM
 Christina Sussiek (FRG) NM
 Karen Nelson (CAN) DNS
 Glynis Nunn-Cearns (AUS) DNS
 Svetlana Zorina (URS) DNS

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL LENGTH
Med 1.png  Heike Daute-Drechsler (GDR) 7.27 m
Med 2.png  Anișoara Cușmir-Stanciu (ROU) 7.15 m
Med 3.png  Carol Lewis (USA) 7.04 m
4.  Tatyana Proskuryakova (URS) 7.02 m
5.  Beverly Kinch (GBR) 6.93 m
6.  Zsuzsa Vanyek (HUN) 6.81 m
7.  Eva Murková (TCH) 6.80 m
8.  Robyn Lorraway (AUS) 6.65 m
9.  Vali Ionescu-Constantin (ROU) 6.62 m
10.  Jarmila Nygrýnová-Strejčková (TCH) 6.56 m
11.  Jennifer Innis (GUY) 6.54 m
12.  Helga Radtke (GDR) 6.44 m

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