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).


The Link- http://news.bbc.co.uk/sportacademy/bsp/hi/athletics/rules/field/html/long_jump.stm

The Link- http://www.usatf.org/halloffame/TF/showBio.asp?HOFIDs=96

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