long jump and triple jump
Track and field events that require jumping as far as possible from a given point (long jump) or taking several strides before jumping (triple jump).
long jump take-off board
It is placed close to the landing area across which the athlete jumps as far as possible.
Track on which the athlete builds up the speed required to jump.
Sandpit where the athlete lands after the jump.
triple jump take-off board
After clearing the take-off board, the athlete must perform a hop and a step before jumping into the landing area.
Usually wooden board that the athlete pushes off from after completing the approach.
Board covered with plasticine to take an imprint of the athlete’s foot if it touches down beyond the take-off board, which is against the rules.