Javier Sotomayor (Cuba) is the current men's record holder with a jump of 2.45 metres (8 ft 0.46 in) set in 1993 and is the longest standing record in the history of the men's high jump.
Stefka Kostadinova (Bulgaria) has held the women's world record 2.09 metres (6 ft 10.28 in) since 1987, also the longest-held record in the event.
Obviously, J.C. Owens is the greatest athlete of all times in Olympic history.
3 misses on the same height causes you to be out of the competition.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Greatest of all times
Archimedes, one of the greatest mathamaticians of all times.
Archimedes, Gauss, and Newton
He was considered to be the greatest leader of all times.
Sachin Tendulkar, the greatest cricketer of all times
Tom Brady or John Elway.