Mike Powell jumps 8.95m to set a World record at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo (Getty Images)
Mike Powell jumps 8.95m to set a World record at the 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH 10 NOV 1963
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
Long Jump 8.95 +0.3 Tokyo 30 AUG 1991
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
Long Jump 8.44 Budapest (SC) 05 FEB 1993
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
Long Jump Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2001 8.05 +1.9 Modesto, CA 12 MAY
1996 8.39 +0.5 Atlanta, GA 19 JUN
1995 8.52 -0.6 Paris 03 JUL
1994 8.58 +0.2 Bruxelles 19 AUG
1993 8.70 +0.7 Salamanca 27 JUL
1992 8.64 -0.5 Barcelona 06 AUG
1991 8.95 +0.3 Tokyo 30 AUG
1990 8.66 +0.9 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 29 JUN
1989 8.49 +0.6 Bruxelles 25 AUG
1988 8.49 +1.8 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 26 SEP
1987 8.27 +1.8 Kohriyama 29 APR
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
Long Jump Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
1993 8.44 Budapest (SC) 05 FEB
Honours - Long Jump
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
XXVI Olympic Games 5 8.17 -0.2 Atlanta, GA 29 JUL 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 8.29 -0.3 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 12 AUG 1995
9th IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 1 8.54 +0.3 London 10 SEP 1993
4th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 8.59 +0.4 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 20 AUG 1993
XXV Olympic Games 2 8.64 -0.5 Barcelona 06 AUG 1992
3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 8.95 +0.3 Tokyo 30 AUG 1991
XXIV Olympic Games 2 8.49 +1.8 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 26 SEP 1988