Definition of long jumper in English:

long jumper


  • See long jump

    • ‘One of the most popular heroes of the Games was African-American sprinter and long jumper Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals.’
    • ‘Almost without exception, Carl Lewis, the US sprinter and long jumper, and Emil Zatopek, the Czech, have been suggested.’
    • ‘US long jumper Dawn Burrell won the world indoor title on her last attempt, sweeping past defending champion Tatyana Kotova at the World Indoor Championships in Lisbon on Saturday.’
    • ‘Most long jumpers would say that Carl Lewis was their sporting hero.’
    • ‘The Suns did select Olympic long jumper Bob Beamon in the 15th round, however.’