Long Jump Champions
They become the Best by Jumping the Best
Mike Powell (USA) & Galina Chistyakova (URS)
He has the world record for jumping the farthest. His record was in 1991 World Championships, with a leap measuring 8.95 meters (29 feet, 4½ ).
She has the world record for jumping the farthest. Her record 1988 Leningra, with a leap measuring 7.52m thats (24.6ft).