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 (24 ft 8.25 inches).
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
Galina Chistyakova of the former USSR who jumped 7.52 meters (24 feet, 8 inches) in 1988.
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.
The Women's Long Jump World Record is currently held by Galina Chistyakova (USSR/Russia) who leaped 7.53m (24.7ft) on June 11,1988!
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.