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Men's high jump indoor world record progression

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Men's high jump indoor world record progression

The Men's high jump indoor world record progression starting in 1881, with additional demonstration and professional records. The best indoor performances on record as agreed to by the world's leading statisticians were accepted as the inaugural IAAF Indoor World Records from 1 January 1987.[1] However, the inaugural record in this event was set early in 1987 by Patrick Sjoberg. Records as per the IAAF are as at 31 January 2010.

Contents

  • Record Progression 1
    • Demonstration 1.1
    • Professional 1.2
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Record Progression

In lightgreen records ratified by IAAF.
Mark Athlete Venue Date
1.75 C. F. Poland London December 8, 1881
1.765 N. W. McDermott Baltimore January 17, 1884
1.83 William Byrd-Page Philadelphia January 23, 1888
1.89 George Fearing Boston February 14, 1891
1.905 Michael Sweeney Philadelphia February 17, 1893
1.91 Michael Sweeney Boston February 10, 1894
1.94 Samuel Lawrence Boston February 9, 1912
1.95 John Murphy New York February 1, 1922
1.95 Leroy Brown Boston February 25, 1922
1.95 Leroy Brown New York March 11, 1922
1.96 Leroy Brown New York January 31, 1923
1.96 Richmond Landon New York January 31, 1923
1.98 Harold Osborn Urbana January 11, 1924
1.98 Harold Osborn Chicago March 19, 1924
1.988 Harold Osborn New York January 27, 1925
1.991 Harold Osborn Kansas City February 7, 1925
2.00 Harold Osborn Chicago March 20, 1925
2.00 Bert Nelson South Bend February 1, 1930
2.005 George Spitz New York February 7, 1931
2.02 George Spitz New York February 6, 1932
2.045 George Spitz Boston February 13, 1932
2.05 Walter Marty New York February 17, 1934
2.05 Gilbert Cruter Fort Collins February 22, 1936
2.055 Edward Burke New York February 22, 1936
2.055 Cornelius Johnson New York February 22, 1936
2.06 Edward Burke New York February 27, 1937
2.075* Melvin Walker Indianapolis March 20, 1937
2.08 Ken Wiesner Milwaukee March 14, 1953
2.10 Ken Wiesner Chicago March 28, 1953
2.11 John Thomas Hanover, NY January 10, 1959
2.125 John Thomas Boston January 17, 1959
2.13 John Thomas New York January 31, 1959
2.13 John Thomas New York February 14, 1959
2.13 John Thomas New York February 21, 1959
2.165 John Thomas New York February 21, 1959
2.17 John Thomas New York January 30, 1960
2.17 John Thomas Boston February 6, 1960
2.18 John Thomas New York February 20, 1960
2.195 John Thomas Chicago March 11, 1960
2.21* Valeriy Brumel Leningrad January 28, 1961
2.25* Valeriy Brumel Leningrad January 28, 1961
2.26 A Dwight Stones Pocatello January 17, 1975
2.265 Dwight Stones Los Angeles January 18, 1975
2.265 Dwight Stones Inglewood February 7, 1975
2.27 Dwight Stones Oklahoma City February 15, 1975
2.28 Dwight Stones New York February 21, 1975
2.29 Dwight Stones New York February 20, 1976
2.30 Dwight Stones San Diego February 21, 1976
2.31 Greg Joy College Park January 13, 1978
2.32 Franklin Jacobs New York January 27, 1978
2.33 Vladimir Yashchenko Milan March 12, 1978
2.35 Vladimir Yashchenko Milan March 12, 1978
2.36 Igor Paklin Milan February 1, 1984
2.37 Carlo Thränhardt West Berlin February 24, 1984
2.38 Patrik Sjöberg West Berlin February 22, 1985
2.39 Dietmar Mögenburg Köln February 24, 1985
2.40 Carlo Thränhardt Simmerath January 16, 1987
2.41 Patrik Sjöberg Piraeus February 1, 1987
2.42 Carlo Thränhardt West Berlin February 26, 1988
2.43 Javier Sotomayor Budapest March 4, 1989

Asterisks indicates cinder take-off, "A" indicates mark set at altitude

Demonstration

Mark Athlete Venue Date
2.05 Walter Marty New York February 24, 1936
2.08 Les Steers Eugene February 14, 1941
2.145 Les Steers Eugene February 27, 1941
2.35 Dietmar Mögenburg Herne September 4, 1980

Professional

Mark Athlete Venue Date
2.255 A John Radetich Pocatello March 3, 1973

See also

References

  1. ^ "Doha 2010 Statistics Handbook - Part two" (pdf). Monte Carlo: IAAF Media & Public Relations Department. 2010. pp. Pages 256, 260–1. Retrieved July 10, 2012. 

External links

  • Track and Field Statistics Records Progression - World Indoor Records High Jump
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