Brittney Reese Reese takes long jump gold for US

American Brittney Reese secures Olympic long jump gold, but Great Britain's Shara Proctor can only finish ninth.

8 Aug 12

Carolina Kluft Kluft ruled out of London Games

Sweden

23 Jul 12

Former Olympic heptathlon champion turned long-jumper Carolina Kluft pulls out of London 2012 with injury.

Tyson Gay wins the 100m men's race ahead of Justin Gatlin, left, at the Diamond League athletics meeting in Paris Gay beats Gatlin in Paris clash

Jamaica

6 Jul 12

Tyson Gay beats Justin Gatlin in the Diamond League 100m while Dai Greene sets a personal best in the 400m hurdles.

Shara Proctor Proctor & Bleasdale break records

Team GB

24 Jun 12

Long jumper Shara Proctor and pole vaulter Holly Bleasdale set new British records to seal their places in Britain's Olympic team.

More Women's Long Jump stories (3)

Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Reese USA 7.12 m
2 Sokolova RUS 7.07 m PB
3 Deloach USA 6.89 m
View full results for Women's Long Jump

Head to Head

Shara Proctor vs Janay Deloach

Shara Proctor

Shara Proctor One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

6.55 Women's Long Jump

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

60kg

Age

25

Janay Deloach

Janay Deloach United States flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

6.89 Women's Long Jump

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

59kg

Age

28

View the London 2012 medallist table