Both the standing jump (straight vertical) and standing long jump have not been Olympic events since 1912, when they were discontinued. Ray Ewry held all the standing jump records, with his standing long jump record of 3.47 meters being most impressive until the sport was discontinued at the world level in 1938. There are rumours of 3.6 having been accomplished since, but since it is no longer a world class sport, they are difficult to verify.
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")
Mike Powell holds the world record of 8.95meters (29.36) feet for the long- jump.
Mike Powell jumped 8.95 meters and currently holds the world record.
She holds the world long jump record with 7.52m.
Galina Chistyakova with a jump of 7.52 meters.
Ukraine's Inessa Kravets is the current women's world record holder in the triple jump. Her jump of 15.50 metres (meters) in 1995 is the current world record.
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 world record for the indoor is held by Kajsa Bergqvist from Sweden with a jump of 2.08m. the current world record for the outdoor is held by Stefka Kostadinova from Bulgaria with a jump of 2.09m
World records were not kept for standing triple jump in 1904. The Olympic record was 10.58 meters held by Ray Ewry of the United States set at the 1900 Summer Games in Paris.
Jonathan Edwards of Great Britain holds the men's record at 18.29 meters (60 feet).
Mike Powell with a jump of 8.95 Meters. 29'4 1/2"
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.
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.
It was broken in 1968. The record were set aside until Mike Powell broken the record (he still holds it).
Galina Chistyakova of the then Soviet Union cleared a distance of 7.52 at Leningrad, USSR on June 11, 1988. She holds the women's Long Jump world record to this day.
World Record: Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.45m Olympic Record: Charles Austin (USA) 2.39m
Stefka Kostadinova was the first person to ever jump 2.O9 metres in 1987, Rome. She also has tthe longest going world record as no one has beaten her record.
As far as an Olympic Record, Bob Beamon's Long Jump of 8.90m is the longest standing having lasted 40 years. He set the record at the Mexico City Summer Games in 1968. It was the World Record until Mike Powell posted a jump of 8.95m at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo but Beamon's record has still yet to topped in Olympic competition.
Bev Kinch holds the British long jump record with 6.93cm which she jumped in Helsinki, Finland on 14th August 1983
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