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A draw shall be made to decide the order in which competitors shall take their trials and this order should be printed in the programme.

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Introduction

G.BourneAthletics: Long jump31/5/02

Rules: 1. A draw shall be made to decide the order in which competitors shall take their trials and this order should be printed in the programme.

2. Competitors who unreasonably delay making a trial in the event  render themselves liable to having the trial disallowed and recorded as a fault, and for a second delay at any time during the competition to disqualification from taking  any further trials, but any performers previous to the disqualification shall stand for inclusion in the final result of the competition.

3.It is a matter for the Referee to decide, having regard to all the circumstances, what is an unreasonable delay. The following time should not normally be exceeded-

- One and a half minutes.

         - The period between consecutive trials by the same athlete should never be less than 3 minutes.

4.If the opinion of the referee the conditions warrant it, that official shall have power to change the place of the competition. Such change should be made only after a round is completed.

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11.The measurement of the jump shall be made at right angles from the nearest break in the ground in the landing area made by any part of the body of the competitor to the take off line.

12.The distance shall be recorded to the nearest 1cm below the distance measured and recorded.

13.Whenever possible wind velocity should be measured and recorded.

  • The gauge should be set up at 20cmfrom the take-off line, not more than 2m from, and parallel to the edge of the runway and the height of approximately 1.22m.
  • The velocity shall be measured for a period of 5 seconds from the time a competitor passes a mark placed 40m from the take-off line.
  • The wind gauge shall be read in meters per second, rounded to the next higher tenth of a meter per second in the + direction.

14.A take-off board shall be rigidly fixed in the ground flush therewith. It shall be made of wood 1.21-1.23m long, 19.8-20.2cm wide and maximum 10cm deep, and painted white.

15.the minimum width of the runway shall be 1.22m

16.

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Conclusion

160;                               Indicator board

   Runway                                                    take-off board         sand pit

Clothing

         There is no rule to say you have to wear a set type of clothing, but many people choose to wear one of these:                              

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         These are worn to give greater amounts of movement round joints compared to any other type of clothing.

Footwear

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These are because are light weight, have spikes on the bottom of the shoes, to give extra grip on the runway and they keep the sand out.

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