World Record Progression of Long Jump

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
8.95 +0.3 Mike POWELL 10 NOV 1963 USA USA Olympic Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 30 AUG 1991
8.90 +2.0 Bob BEAMON 29 AUG 1946 USA USA Estadio Olímpico, Ciudad de México (MEX) 18 OCT 1968
8.35 0.0 Igor TER-OVANESYAN 19 MAY 1938 URS URS Ciudad de México (MEX) 19 OCT 1967
8.35 0.0 Ralph BOSTON 09 MAY 1939 USA USA Modesto, CA (USA) 29 MAY 1965
8.34 +1.0 Ralph BOSTON 09 MAY 1939 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 12 SEP 1964
8.31 0.0 Ralph BOSTON 09 MAY 1939 USA USA Kingston (JAM) 15 AUG 1964
8.31 -0.1 Igor TER-OVANESYAN 19 MAY 1938 URS URS Yerevan (ARM) 10 JUN 1962
8.28 +1.2 Ralph BOSTON 09 MAY 1939 USA USA Moskva (URS) 16 JUL 1961
8.24 +1.8 Ralph BOSTON 09 MAY 1939 USA USA Modesto, CA (USA) 27 MAY 1961
8.21 0.0 Ralph BOSTON 09 MAY 1939 USA USA Walnut, CA (USA) 12 AUG 1960
8.13 +1.5 Jesse OWENS 12 SEP 1913 USA USA Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 25 MAY 1935
7.98 +0.5 Chuhei NAMBU 04 MAY 1904 JPN JPN Tokyo (JPN) 27 OCT 1931
7.93 0.0 Silvio CATOR 09 OCT 1900 HAI HAI Colombes (FRA) 09 SEP 1928
7.90 Ed HAMM 13 APR 1906 USA USA Cambridge, MA (USA) 07 JUL 1928
7.89 DeHart HUBBARD 25 NOV 1903 USA USA Chicago, IL (USA) 13 JUN 1925
7.76 Robert LEGENDRE 07 JAN 1898 USA USA Stade de Colombes, Colombes (FRA) 07 JUL 1924
7.69 Ned GOURDIN 10 AUG 1897 USA USA Cambridge, MA (USA) 23 JUL 1921
7.61 Peter O'CONNOR 18 OCT 1874 GBR GBR Dublin (IRL) 05 AUG 1901

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.