There is no doubt probably that the most discussed nation regarding its performance in sports together with United States is China. The “Red Dragon” is the most populous nation in the world and invests a lot in athletes’ development. This has resulted in winning medals in many international prestigious competitions establishing China as a sports superpower.

One of the most exciting and difficult sports in athletics is the long jump. The sport derives from the Ancient Olympic Games, as being the only jumping event of the Ancient Olympic’s pentathlon. As a sport the long jump (also called as broad jump) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take-off point. Along with the triple jump, the other event that also measure jumping for distance, as a group, are referred to as the "horizontal jumps".