Mike Powell holds the world record of 8.95meters (29.36) feet for the long- jump.
She holds the world long jump record with 7.52m.
Mike Powell jumped 8.95 meters and currently holds the world record.
Galina Chistyakova with a jump of 7.52 meters.
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.
It was broken in 1968. The record were set aside until Mike Powell broken the record (he still holds it).
Bev Kinch holds the British long jump record with 6.93cm which she jumped in Helsinki, Finland on 14th August 1983
As of February, 2008 Mike Powell of the United States holds the men's world record in the long jump at 8.95 meters (29 feet, 4 1/2 inches). The women's world record holder in the long jump is Galina Chistyakova of Russia who jumped 7.52 meters (24 feet, 8 inches).
From grade 4 Jack Beckett with a Long Jump holding 4,24 meters.
18.43m by Jonathan Edwards. This jump was not recognised as a world record because he had a tail wind of 2.4 m/s which is over the limit of 2m/s in athletic events. He holds the world record of 18.29m.