Why an athlete land on sand after taking a long jump? 

Asked by drsakuntalagogoi | 25th Jul, 2018, 09:48: PM

Expert Answer:

Athlete is made to land on the sand after long jump so as to increase the time of impact. This reduces the momentum and force by which he is landing on the ground. Thus, athlete is saved from getting injured. 

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 26th Jul, 2018, 10:14: AM