The high jump world record is 2.45 meters (8 ft 0.46 in), by Javier Sotomayor of Cuba, who achieved this height on the 27th of July 1993 in Salamanca (see High Jump Record videos). The gym owner saw how high he could jump, which was just 13 inches below the world record. He also won 2 World Championships golds. High jumper Lee Hup Wei sets new record at World Athletics Championships Wednesday, 02 Oct 2019 01:05 PM MYT Lee made a 2.29-metre (m) jump in the Group B qualifying round at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha last night, which was also his personal best, to qualify for the finals. Only 24 high jumpers reached 2.30 m during the qualification period (2018-2019), indoors and outdoors. The '92 Olympic champion holds the men's outdoor world record. The final entries were made by completing to 31 athletes, including the defending world champion Mutaz Essa Barshim (wild card, only 2.27 m before the competition) and 1 Best country athlete, Lee Hup Wei. HIGH JUMP HEROES. Sotomayor also holds the indoor world record of 2.43 meters (7 ft 11.67 in). The qualifiers with less than 2.30 m are: In 2019, High Jump students and alumni accomplished the following: Matriculated to top college prep high schools (85%) Matriculated to four-year colleges and … A New York state athlete broke a Guinness world record when he successfully pulled off a 64.13-inch-high standing jump. So the interest was sparked to start training to go over 13 inches for the new record. DESPITE MISSING OUT ON THE WC MEDALS, Yuliya Levchenko grabs the runner-up spot, having forged a solid 6-2 record against silver medalist Yaroslava Mahuchikh, ... 2019 Men’s High Jump World Rankings; 2019 Men’s Pole Vault World Rankings; 2019 Men’s Long Jump World Rankings; 2019 Men’s Triple Jump World … 36 World Records achieved during the Indoor Championships – WMACI 2019 M60 3000m Sergey Polikarpov KAZ 9:43.11 24/3/19 W45 High Jump Alison Wood USA 1.67m 24/3/19 W55 Long Jump Neringer Jakstiene USA 5.22m 25/3/19 M90 3000 Race Walk Vijo HYVÖLÄ FIN 24:33.58 25/3/19 M70 3000 Race Walk Ian Richards GBR 15:19.64 25/3/19 W65 Shot Put […] A Texas man said it took him three years of training to capture the Guinness World Record for highest standing jump with a 5-foot, 5-inch vertical leap. World Athletics Partner; World Athletics Partner; World Athletics Partner; ... senior outdoor 2019 High Jump men Share Tweet Email Filter Top Lists. High jump (female) 2.09 m. Stefka Kostadinova (BGR) cleared a high jump of 2.09 m (6 ft 10.28 in) at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics in Rome, Italy, on 30 Aug. She set seven career indoor and outdoor high jump world records.