Yelena Isinbayeva 5.06 meters.
As of 2011, Javier Sotomayor holds the mens world record at 2.45 meters. Stefka Kostadinova holds the womens world record at 2.09 meters.
The current women's world record is held by Marita Koch, with a time of 47.60 seconds.
The current women's world record in the 400 meters is held by Marita Koch of (East) Germany who set the mark in 1985 at 47.60 seconds.
The current world record in women's long jump is held by Christel Schultz of Germany. Her record jump is 6.12 meters.
Galina Chistyakova with a jump of 7.52 meters.
72.28 meters by Barbora Špotáková of Czech Republic in 2008.
Florence Griffiths Joyner in 21.34
3:50.46 by Qǔ Yúnxiá of China set in 1993.
Iolanda Balas of Romania set a world record on September 21, 1959 of 1.84 meters. Balas held the world record for almost 13 years, first setting the record on June 7, 1958 at 1.74 meters and breaking it many times. Her best jump, and final world record, was 1.91 meters in July of 1961. That world record lasted for 10 years. The current women's world record is 2.09 meters set in 1987 by Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria.
The women's world record for the discus throw is held by Gabriele Reinsch of Germany with a throw of 76.80 meters in 1988.The women's discus world record was 76.8 meters set by Germany in 1988. The entire record can be found online at places like Guinness World Records.
It was Usain Bolt, but now its Eve
the world record for the 200 metres is 19.30 seconds held by Usain Bolt(Jam) the womens record for the 200 metres is 21.34 seconds held by florence griffith - joyner.
The world record in the 100 meter hurdles is 12.21 seconds held by Jordanka Donkova of Bulgaria, set in 1988.
Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the women's world record in the 200 meter dash with a time of 21.34 seconds set at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria set the women's world record for the high jump in 1987 at a height of 2.09 meters (6 feet, 10 1/4 inches). It is the longest standing world record in the history of the high jump.
Galina Chistyakova of the former USSR who jumped 7.52 meters (24 feet, 8 inches) in 1988.
Mercy Kuttan was the first Indian Woman to cross 6 meters in Long Jump in India
The womens 800 meter world record is 8:16.22 by Janet Evans (USA) Aug 20, 1989.
Fatima Whitbread is the women's javelin world record holder
usain bolt of Jamaica with a record of 19.19