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.
Galina Chistyakova with a jump of 7.52 meters.
Florence Griffiths Joyner in 21.34
The world record is 1:53.28 set by Jarmila Kratochvílová in München on the 26 July 1983.
usain bolt of Jamaica with a record of 19.19
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")
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.
Galina Chistyakova of the former USSR who jumped 7.52 meters (24 feet, 8 inches) in 1988.
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.
The womens 800 meter world record is 8:16.22 by Janet Evans (USA) Aug 20, 1989.