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Triple jump world record progression

The following table shows the world record progression in the men's and women's triple jump, officially ratified by the IAAF.

Men

The first world record in the men's triple jump was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912. That inaugural record was the 15.52 m performance by Dan Ahearn in 1911.[1]

As of June 21, 2009, 27 world records have been ratified by the IAAF in the event.[1]

Mark Wind Athlete Date Location
15.52 m  Dan Ahearn (USA) 1911-05-3030 May 1911 New York, U.S.[1]
15.52 m  Nick Winter (AUS) 1924-07-1212 July 1924 Paris, France[1]
15.58 m  Mikio Oda (JPN) 1931-10-2727 October 1931 Tokyo, Japan[1]
15.72 m  Chuhei Nambu (JPN) 1932-08-1414 August 1932 Los Angeles, U.S.[1]
15.78 m  Jack Metcalfe (AUS) 1935-12-1414 December 1935 Sydney, Australia[1]
16.00 m 0.6  Naoto Tajima (JPN) 1936-08-066 August 1936 Berlin, Germany[1]
16.00 m 1.6  Adhemar da Silva (BRA) 1950-12-033 December 1950 São Paulo, Brazil[1]
16.01 m 1.2  Adhemar da Silva (BRA) 1951-09-3030 September 1951 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[1]
16.12 m  Adhemar da Silva (BRA) 1952-07-2323 July 1952 Helsinki, Finland[1]
16.22 m  Adhemar da Silva (BRA) 1952-07-2323 July 1952 Helsinki, Finland[1]
16.23 m 1.5  Leonid Shcherbakov (URS) 1953-07-1919 July 1953 Moscow, Soviet Union[1]
16.56 m A 0.2  Adhemar da Silva (BRA) 1955-03-2626 March 1955 Mexico City, Mexico[1]
16.59 m 1.0  Oleg Ryakhovskiy (URS) 1958-07-1919 July 1958 Moscow, Soviet Union[1]
16.70 m 0.0  Oleg Fyodoseyev (URS) 1959-05-033 May 1959 Nalchik, Soviet Union[1]
17.03 m 1.0  Józef Szmidt (POL) 1960-08-055 August 1960 Olsztyn, Poland[1]
17.10 m A 0.0  Giuseppe Gentile (ITA) 1968-10-1616 October 1968 Mexico City, Mexico[1]
17.22 m A 0.0  Giuseppe Gentile (ITA) 1968-10-1717 October 1968 Mexico City, Mexico[1]
17.23 m A 2.0  Viktor Sanyeyev (URS) 1968-10-1717 October 1968 Mexico City, Mexico[1]
17.27 m A 2.0  Nelson Prudêncio (BRA) 1968-10-1717 October 1968 Mexico City, Mexico[1]
17.39 m A 2.0  Viktor Sanyeyev (URS) 1968-10-1717 October 1968 Mexico City, Mexico[1]
17.40 m A 0.4  Pedro Pérez (CUB) 1971-08-055 August 1971 Cali, Colombia[1]
17.44 m -0.5  Viktor Sanyeyev (URS) 1972-10-1717 October 1972 Sukhumi, Soviet Union[1]
17.89 m A 0.0  João Carlos de Oliveira (BRA) 1975-10-1515 October 1975 Mexico City, Mexico[1]
17.97 m 1.5  Willie Banks (USA) 1985-06-1616 June 1985 Indianapolis, U.S.[1]
17.98 m 1.8  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 1995-07-1818 July 1995 Salamanca, Spain[1]
18.16 m 1.3  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 1995-08-077 August 1995 Gothenburg, Sweden[1]
18.29 m 1.3  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 1995-08-077 August 1995 Gothenburg, Sweden[1]

Women

The first world record in the women's triple jump was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1990.

As of June 21, 2009, the IAAF has ratified 5 world records in the event.[2]

Unofficial pre-IAAF progression to 1990

Mark Athlete Date Location
10.32 m  Elizabeth Stine (USA) 1922-05-1313 May 1922 Mamaroneck, U.S.
10.50 m  Adrienne Känel (SUI) 1923-07-2323 July 1923 Geneve, Switzerland
11.62 m  Kinue Hitomi (JPN) 1926-10-1717 October 1926 Harbin, China
11.66 m  Rie Yamaguchi (JPN) 1939-10-2121 October 1939 Unknown
12.22 m  Mary Bignal (GBR) 1959-06-1818 June 1959 Street, United Kingdom
12.43 m  Terri Turner (USA) 1981-05-099 May 1981 Austin, U.S.
12.47 m  Terri Turner (USA) 1982-05-077 May 1982 Austin, U.S.
12.51 m  Melody Smith (USA) 1983-05-066 May 1983 Austin, U.S.
12.98 m  Easter Gabriel (USA) 1983-05-077 May 1983 Baton Rouge, U.S.
13.15 m  Terri Turner (USA) 1984-03-2424 March 1984 Austin, U.S.
13.21 m  Terri Turner (USA) 1984-04-1313 April 1984 Baton Rouge, U.S.
13.58 m  Wendy Brown (USA) 1985-05-3030 May 1985 Austin, U.S.
13.68 m  Esmeralda Garcia (BRA) 1986-06-055 June 1986 Indianapolis, U.S.
13.71 m  Wendy Brown (USA) 1987-05-022 May 1987 Los Angeles, U.S.
13.73 m  Flora Hyacinth (ISV) 1987-05-1717 May 1987 Tuscaloosa, U.S.
13.78 m  Sheila Hudson (USA) 1987-06-066 June 1987 Baton Rouge, U.S.
13.85 m  Sheila Hudson (USA) 1987-06-2626 June 1987 San Jose, U.S.
14.04 m  Li Huirong (CHN) 1987-10-1111 October 1987 Hamamatsu, Japan
14.16 m  Li Huirong (CHN) 1988-04-2323 April 1988 Shijiazhuang, PR China
14.52 m  Galina Chistyakova (URS) 1989-07-022 July 1989 Stockholm, Sweden

Official IAAF progression from 1990

Mark Wind Athlete Date Location
14.54 m 1.1  Li Huirong (CHN) 1990-08-2525 August 1990 Sapporo, Japan[2]
14.95 m -0.2  Inessa Kravets (URS) 1991-06-1010 June 1991 Moscow, Soviet Union[2]
14.97 m 0.9  Iolanda Chen (RUS) 1993-06-1818 June 1993 Moscow, Russia[2]
15.09 m 0.5  Anna Biryukova (RUS) 1993-08-2121 August 1993 Stuttgart, Germany[2]
15.50 m 0.9  Inessa Kravets (UKR) 1995-08-1010 August 1995 Gothenburg, Sweden[2]

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