Famous Black Long Jump Athletes

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Bob Beamon
(Best Known for His World Record in the Long Jump at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968)
Bob Beamon
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Birthdate: August 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Jamaica, New York, United States

Bob Beamon is a former American track and field athlete who won the gold medal for the long jump at the 1968 Olympics. He created a world record in the process of winning the gold medal; the record was broken by Mike Powell almost 23 years later. Beamon was inducted into United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

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Malaika Mihambo
(Athletics competitor)
Malaika Mihambo
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Birthdate: February 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
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Khaddi Sagnia
(Swedish Long Jump Athlete)
Khaddi Sagnia
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Birthdate: April 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden

Khaddi Sagnia is a Swedish athlete who specializes in the long jump. She competed in the first Youth Olympic Games where she won a gold medal in the triple jump. She also took part in the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships where she won a bronze medal in the long jump final.

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Irving Saladino
(Former Long Jumper and Panama's First Olympic Gold Medalist)
Irving Saladino
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Birthdate: January 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colón, Panama
Irving Saladino is a Panamanian retired athlete who specialized in long jump. He is best known for winning a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Over the course of his career, Irving Saladino also won gold medals at the World Championships, Ibero-American Championships, Pan American Games, South American Games, Central American Games, and Central American and Caribbean Games.
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Andrew Howe
(Italian Sprinter and Long Jumper)
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Birthdate: May 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Adhemar da Silva
(Brazilian Triple Jumper Who Won Two Olympic Gold Medals)
Adhemar da Silva
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Birthdate: September 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Died: January 12, 2001
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Eunice Barber
(Olympic athlete)
Eunice Barber
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Birthdate: November 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Ngonidzashe Makusha
(Olympic athlete)
Ngonidzashe Makusha
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Birthdate: March 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
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Lissa Labiche
(Athlete competing in the high jump and occasionally long jump)
Lissa Labiche
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Birthdate: February 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Victoria, Seychelles
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Fred Salle
(Long jumper)
Fred Salle
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Birthdate: September 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: N/A