Record Jumps & Video

Women’s World Records

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High Jump 2.09 | 6-10¼ Stefka Kostadinova (Bulgaria) Rome, Italy 8/30/87
Pole Vault 5.06 | 16-7¼ Yelena Isinbaeva (Russia) Zürich, Switzerland 8/28/09
Long Jump 7.52 | 24-8¼ Galina Chistyakova (Soviet Union) St. Petersburg, Russia 6/11/88
Triple Jump 15.50 | 50-10¼ Inessa Kravets (Ukraine) Göteborg, Sweden 8/10/95

Men’s World Records

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High Jump 2.45 | 8-½ Javier Sotomayor (Cuba) Salamanca, Spain 7/27/93
Pole Vault 6.14 | 20-1¾(A) Sergey Bubka (Ukraine) Sestriere, Italy 7/31/94
  [low-alt WR+ 6.13 | 20-1¼ Sergey Bubka (Ukraine) Tokyo, Japan 9/19/92]
  [Bubka also has an indoor 6.15 | 20-2¼ that under current IAAF rules should be the overall World Record]
Long Jump 8.95 | 29-4½ Mike Powell (US) Tokyo, Japan 8/30/91
Triple Jump 18.29 | 60-¼ Jonathan Edwards (Great Britain) Göteborg, Sweden 8/07/95

Women’s American Records

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High Jump 2.05 | 6-8¾ Chaunté Lowe (Nike) Des Moines, Iowa 6/26/10
Pole Vault 4.92 | 16-1¾ Jenn Suhr (adidas) Eugene Oregon 7/06/08
Long Jump 7.49 | 24-7 Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Honda) New York, New York 5/22/94
  7.49 | 24-7(A) Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Honda) Sestriere, Italy 7/31/94
Triple Jump 14.45 | 47-5 Tiombé Hurd (Nike) Sacramento, California 7/11/04

Men’s American Records

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High Jump 2.40 | 7-10½ Charles Austin (unattached) Zürich, Switzerland 8/07/91
Pole Vault 6.04 | 19-9¾ Brad Walker (Nike) Eugene, Oregon 6/08/08
Long Jump 8.95 | 29-4½ Mike Powell (Foot Locker AC) Tokyo, Japan 8/30/91
Triple Jump 18.09 | 59-4¼ Kenny Harrison (Nike) Atlanta, Georgia 7/27/96

Women’s Collegiate Records

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High Jump 1.98 | 6-6 Amy Acuff (UCLA) Tucson, Arizona 5/19/95
  1.98 | 6-6(A) Kajsa Bergqvist’ (SMU) Ft. Collins, Colorado 5/22/99
  1.98 | 6-6i Destinee Hooker (Texas) College Station, Texas 3/13/09
  [made indoors]
Pole Vault 4.60 | 15-1 Chelsea Johnson Eugene, Oregon 5/14/06
Long Jump 6.99 | 22-11¼ Jackie Joyner-Kersee (UCLA) Westwood, California 5/04/85
Triple Jump 14.25 | 46-9i Suzette Lee’ (LSU) Indianapolis, Indiana 3/08/97
  [American CR 14:20/46-7¼i Erica McLain (Stanford) Fayetteville, Arkansas 3/15/08]

Men’s Collegiate Records

High Jump 2.38 | 7-9¾(A) Hollis Conway (Louisiana–Lafayette) Provo, Utah
  [low-alt CR 2.37i | 7-9¼ Hollis Conway (Louisiana–Lafayette) Indianapolis, Indiana 3/11/89]
Pole Vault 5.98 | 19-7½ Lawrence Johnson (Tennessee) Knoxville, Tennessee
Long Jump 8.74 | 28-8¼(A) Erick Walder (Arkansas) El Paso, Texas
  [low-alt CR 8.59i | 28-2¼ Miguel Pate (Alabama) New York, New York 3/01/02]
Triple Jump 17.57 | 57-7¾(A) Keith Connor’ (SMU) Provo, Utah
  [American/low-alt CR 17.54/57-6½ Mike Conley (Arkansas) Austin, Texas 6/01/85]

Women’s High School Records

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High Jump 1.93 | 6-4 Amy Acuff (Calallen, Corpus Christi, Texas) Innsbruck, Austria 8/28/93
  1.93 | 6-4 Toni Young (Del City, Oklahoma) Edmond, Oklahoma 4/24/09
Pole Vault 4.33 | 14-2½i Tori Anthony (Castilleja, Palo Alto, California) Seattle, Washington 2/10/07
Long Jump 6.78 | 22-3 Kathy McMillan (Hoke, Raeford, North Carolina) Westwood, California 6/12/76
Triple Jump 13.71 | 44-11¾ Brittany Daniels (West, Tracy, California) College Station, Texas 6/27/04

Men’s High School Records

High Jump 2.31 | 7-7 Andra Manson (Brenham, Texas) Kingston, Jamaica 7/18/02
Pole Vault 5.56 | 18-3 Tommy Skipper (Sandy, Oregon) Sacramento, California 6/15/03
Long Jump 8.18 | 26-10 Marquis Goodwin (Rowlett, Texas) Eugene, Oregon 6/27/09
Triple Jump 16.72 | 54-10¼ Kenny Hall (Tara, Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Eugene, Oregon 7/29/04