Athletics of To-Day for Women

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN THE STA DING JUMPS THE standing jumps were very popular in former d ys, and girl athletes took to these events very r adily in the first period of their athletic history. Some years ago the delegates of certain nations asked the F ..F.I. to remove the standing jumps from the official list of classical events, on the grounds that they are extremely difficult to judg . The request was not acceded to, and o the Standing Long Jump and the Standing High Jump both remain in the schedule of classical events for which world's r cords arc accepted. THE STANDING LONG JuMP This vent has .figur nt ha b, n lrOJI d Ir01 n