How tall is Javier Sotomayor high jumper?

How tall is Javier Sotomayor high jumper?

6′ 4″Javier Sotomayor / Height

How old is Javier Sotomayor?

54 years (October 13, 1967)Javier Sotomayor / Age

What is the highest high jump ever recorded at an Olympic Games?

2.39 m
The Olympic records for the event are 2.39 m (7 ft 10 in) for men, set by Charles Austin in 1996, and 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) for women, set by Yelena Slesarenko.

Who is the best high jumper?

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Rank Mark Competitor
1 2.45 Javier SOTOMAYOR
2 2.43 Mutaz Essa BARSHIM
3 2.42 Patrik SJÖBERG
3 2.42 Bohdan BONDARENKO

Who is the best long jumper of all time?

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Rank Mark Competitor
1 8.95 Mike POWELL
2 8.90 Bob BEAMON
3 8.87 Carl LEWIS
4 8.86 Robert EMMIYAN

Who made the longest jump?

Mike Powell
Long jump

Athletics Long jump
A long jumper at the 2007 Military World Games
World records
Men Mike Powell 8.95 m (29 ft 41⁄4 in) (1991)
Women Galina Chistyakova 7.52 m (24 ft 8 in) (1988)

Where is Javier Sotomayor now?

Six-time high-jump world champion, Olympic gold-medalist and holder of five world records – including his famous 2.45 m jump, which has stood for more than 24 years – Cuban cigar-lover Javier Sotomayor now works for the Cuban Athletics Federation.

What’s the highest a human can jump?

Currently, the world record holder is Javier Sotomayor from Cuba. In 1993, he jumped an incredible (for humans!) 8.03 feet!

Who invented the high jump?

Dick Fosbury
Dick Fosbury, then a 21-year-old Oregon State University student, used his new and innovative technique of jumping – a back-layout style he had dubbed the Fosbury Flop in a newspaper interview – to take the gold medal at the Mexico City 1968 Olympic Games and, into the bargain, the world was entranced.

What’s the farthest a human can jump?

8.95 meters
The world record for the long jump is held by by Mike Powell, who jumped 8.95 meters.

Who owns the high jump world record?

Javier Sotomayor
Javier Sotomayor (Cuba) is the current men’s record holder with a jump of 2.45 m ( 8 ft 1⁄4 in) set in 1993 – the longest-standing record in the history of the men’s high jump.