World Record: Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.45m Olympic Record: Charles Austin (USA) 2.39m
world record for rabbit high jump
James ollgy from south America made a world record record of 2.45 meters
The gold medalists for the 2008 high jump competition at the Beijing Olympics were: * (Men) Andrey Silnov - Russia - 2.36 meters * (Women) Tia Hellebaut - 2.05 meters For men, the world record is 2.45 meters and the Olympic record is 2.39 meters (Charles Austin of the US, 1996). For women, the world record is 2.09 meters and the Olympic record is 2.06 meters.
No one came close to Breaking J. Sotomayor high jump world record in 2008.
The world record of 177ft into open water is owned by Oliver Favre, who set the record in 1987 in France.
Javier Sotomayor holds the High Jump world record at 2.45 meters (8'0") He also holds the indoor world record at 2.43 meters (7'11 and 4/5")
The world record in High jump is 8ft for men and was set by Javier Sotomayor Cuba 1993. To see the progression go to : http://www.topendsports.com/sport/athletics/record-high-jump.htm
8 feet and 1 inch