a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start
the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start
a horizontal jump, made across a gap like a chasm or stream
1. A jump with which athletes aim to cover the greatest distance from a given mark. 2. The field event in which athletes try to jump as far as possible.
a field event in which competitors attempt to jump the farthest. A successful jump is one that the take-off is from one foot and the competitor leaves the ground behind the take-off Board. Competitors are typically given three jumps. If flights are used, competitors are given three additional attempts.
The long jump (formerly called "broad jump") is an athletics (track and field) event in which athletes combine speed, strength, and agility in an attempt to land as far from the take-off point as possible.