Here are the top 10 longest long-jump record holders in history
The standing Long Jump, also called the Broad Jump, takes a huge amount of explosive strength. Norway is the only country where the standing long jump is held as a national championship event.
This article will tell you about the top 10 longest long-jump record holders in athletics history. Can you guess who among the women holds the record of longest jump in history?
Longest Long-Jump Record Holders (m-meters)
- Mike Powell – 8.95m
- Bob Beamon – 8.90m
- Igor Ter-Ovanesyan – 8.35m
- Ralph Boston – 8.35m
- Ralph Boston – 8.34m
- Ralph Boston – 8.31m
- Igor Ter-Ovanesyan – 8.31m
- Ralph Boston – 8.28m
- Ralph Boston – 8.24m
- Ralph Boston – 8.21m
On 30 August 1991, Mike Powell broke the record of longest jump in history. He surpassed Bob Beamon’s record of 8.90m and jumped a distance of exaggerating 8.95m.
Ralph Boston is considered to be one of the greatest long-jump athlete of all time. He broke his own records for 6 times, jumping his longest distance of 8.35 meters.
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