Home Videos WATCH: “The Leap of the Century” – Bob Beamon’s World Record Long... Videos WATCH: “The Leap of the Century” – Bob Beamon’s World Record Long Jump – 1968 Olympics By Runnerstribe Admin - August 30, 2017 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp At the 1968 Summer Olympics, USA’s Bob Beamon jumped 8.90 m, a jump not exceeded for 23 years, and which remains the second longest legal jump of all time and still the Olympic record to this day. His jump became known as “The Leap of the Century” RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Latest News Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum sets a new half marathon world record of 58:18 Books Ralph Doubell – Do Not Worry, It Is Only Pain (paperback book) A Column By Len Johnson Same, same but different, different – A column by Len Johnson Features Video Highlights of Eliud Kipchoge’s New Marathon World Record – 2:01:39! Features Kipchoge breaks marathon world record in Berlin Features Top 20 Fastest Marathon Debuts in History for Men and Women Latest News Running Backward Toward a Marathon World Record Latest News USA’s Christian Coleman sets new 60m Indoor World Record Latest News Jepkosgei breaks world half marathon record in Valencia Latest News WATCH: Breaking2 a Documentary by National Geographic Features The Best Ever? – Hicham El Guerrouj’s Top 5 Races Latest News Will we see the first women’s sub-30min 10k ever run this weekend? LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.