World Record Progression of High Jump

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
2.09 Stefka KOSTADINOVA 25 MAR 1965 BUL BUL Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 30 AUG 1987
2.08 Stefka KOSTADINOVA 25 MAR 1965 BUL BUL Sofia (BUL) 31 MAY 1986
2.07 Stefka KOSTADINOVA 25 MAR 1965 BUL BUL Sofia (BUL) 25 MAY 1986
2.07 Lyudmila ANDONOVA 06 MAY 1960 BUL BUL Berlin (GDR) 20 JUL 1984
2.05 Tamara BYKOVA 21 DEC 1958 URS URS Kiev (URS) 22 JUN 1984
2.04 Tamara BYKOVA 21 DEC 1958 URS URS Pisa (ITA) 25 AUG 1983
2.03 Tamara BYKOVA 21 DEC 1958 URS URS London (GBR) 21 AUG 1983
2.03 Ulrike MEYFARTH 04 MAY 1956 FRG FRG London (GBR) 21 AUG 1983
2.02 Ulrike MEYFARTH 04 MAY 1956 FRG FRG Athina (GRE) 08 SEP 1982
2.01 Sara SIMEONI 19 APR 1953 ITA ITA Praha (TCH) 31 AUG 1978
2.01 Sara SIMEONI 19 APR 1953 ITA ITA Brescia (ITA) 04 AUG 1978
2.00 Rosemarie ACKERMANN 04 APR 1952 GDR GDR Berlin (GER) 26 AUG 1977
1.97 Rosemarie ACKERMANN 04 APR 1952 GDR GDR Berlin (GER) 26 AUG 1977
1.97 Rosemarie ACKERMANN 04 APR 1952 GDR GDR Helsinki (FIN) 14 AUG 1977
1.96 Rosemarie ACKERMANN 04 APR 1952 GDR GDR Dresden (GER) 03 JUL 1977
1.96 Rosemary WITSCHAS-ACKERMANN 04 APR 1952 GDR GDR Dresden (GER) 08 MAY 1976
1.95 Rosemary WITSCHAS 04 APR 1952 GDR GDR Roma (ITA) 08 SEP 1974
1.94 Rosemary WITSCHAS 04 APR 1952 GDR GDR Berlin (GDR) 24 AUG 1974
1.94 Yordanka BLAGOEVA 19 JAN 1947 BUL BUL Zagreb (CRO) 24 SEP 1972
1.92 Ulrike MEYFARTH 04 MAY 1956 FRG FRG Olympiastadion, München (GER) 04 SEP 1972
1.92 Ilona GUSENBAUER 16 SEP 1947 AUT AUT Wien (AUT) 04 SEP 1971
1.91 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Sofia (BUL) 16 JUL 1961
1.90 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Budapest (HUN) 08 JUL 1961
1.88 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Warszawa (POL) 18 JUN 1961
1.87 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 15 APR 1961
1.86 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 10 JUL 1960
1.85 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 06 JUN 1960
1.84 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 21 SEP 1959
1.83 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 18 OCT 1958
1.82 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 04 OCT 1958
1.81 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Poiana Brasov (ROU) 31 JUL 1958
1.80 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Cluj-Napoca (ROU) 22 JUN 1958
1.78 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 07 JUN 1958
1.77 Feng-jung CHENG 25 MAR 1937 CHN CHN Beijing (CHN) 17 NOV 1957
1.76 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 13 OCT 1957
1.76 Millie MCDANIEL 04 NOV 1933 USA USA Cricket Ground, Melbourne (AUS) 01 DEC 1956
1.75 Iolanda BALAŞ 12 DEC 1936 ROU ROU Bucuresti (ROU) 14 JUL 1956
1.74 Thelma HOPKINS 16 MAR 1936 GBR GBR Belfast (GBR) 05 MAY 1956
1.73 Aleksandra CHUDINA 06 NOV 1923 URS URS Kiev (URS) 22 MAY 1954
1.72 Sheila LERWILL 16 AUG 1928 GBR GBR London (GBR) 07 JUL 1951
1.71 Fanny BLANKERS-KOEN 26 APR 1918 NED NED Amsterdam (NED) 30 MAY 1943
1.66 Ilsebill PFENNING 17 AUG 1916 SUI SUI Lugano (SUI) 27 JUL 1941
1.66 Esther VAN HEERDEN 29 SEP 1922 RSA RSA Stellenbosch (RSA) 29 MAR 1941
1.66 Dorothy ODAM 14 MAR 1920 GBR GBR Brentwood (GBR) 29 MAY 1939
1.65 Babe DIDRIKSEN 26 JUN 1911 USA USA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA (USA) 07 AUG 1932
1.65 Jean SHILEY 20 NOV 1911 USA USA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA (USA) 07 AUG 1932
1.62 Lien GISOLF 13 JUL 1910 NED NED Amsterdam (NED) 12 JUN 1932
1.605 Lien GISOLF 13 JUL 1910 NED NED Maastricht (NED) 18 AUG 1929
1.595 Ethel CATHERWOOD 28 APR 1908 CAN CAN Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 05 AUG 1928
1.58 Lien GISOLF 13 JUL 1910 NED NED Bruxelles (BEL) 03 JUL 1928
1.58 Ethel CATHERWOOD 28 APR 1908 CAN CAN Regina (CAN) 06 SEP 1926
1.552 Phyllis GREEN 08 FEB 1908 GBR GBR London (GBR) 02 AUG 1926
1.524 Phyllis GREEN 08 FEB 1908 GBR GBR London (GBR) 11 JUL 1925
1.485 Sophie ELIOTT-LYNN 10 NOV 1896 GBR GBR Brentwood (GBR) 06 AUG 1923
1.485 Elizabeth STINE 05 AUG 1905 USA USA Leonia, NJ (USA) 26 MAY 1923
1.46 Nancy VORHEES 04 JAN 1906 USA USA Simsbury, CT (USA) 20 MAY 1922

Legend

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