Let’s take a look at the top 10 high jump records ever set.
Russian high jumper and athlete Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Voronin competes in track and field. The World and European Indoor Championships were won by Voronin.
On December 19, 1967, Charles Allen Austin, an American sportsperson, was born. He won the gold medal in the men’s high jump event at the Atlanta Summer Olympics in 1996.
Born on July 6, 1963, Sorin Matei is a former high jumper from Romania.
Former athlete Rudolf Pavlovich Povarnitsyn competed for the Soviet Union and later Ukraine. His greatest achievement in high jumping was a bronze medal he won in 1988 for the Russian Empire.
Russian high jumper Ivan Sergeyevich Ukhov competes worldwide. He won the gold medal at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor
Former Kyrgyz competitor Igor Vasilyevich Paklin competed first for the Soviet Union and then for Kyrgyzstan. The Frunze Armed Forces Athletic Society served as his training facility.
Bohdan Viktorovych Bondarenko is a high jumper from Ukraine.
Swedish high jumper Jan Niklas Patrik Sjöberg is now retired. He established a new world record of 2.42 meters on June 30, 1987 in Stockholm.
Mutaz Essa Barshim, a high jump competitor from Qatar who is of Sudanese descent, was born on June 24, 1991.
Former Cuban track and field athlete Javier Sotomayor Sanabria currently holds the high jump world record.