High Jump

Global Cup - High Jump

Per Capita Cup - High Jump

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High Jump equipment

The high jump shoe must provide maximum traction and control to the whole foot during the run-up, and be lightweight and versatile to allow for either right-...
Patrik Sjoberg of Sweden

High Jump champions and records

The top ten high jump measures of all time for men are shared between 17 athletes of 11 different nations (if we consider the Soviet Union and today’s Russia as differen...
Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria

High Jump technique

Critical factors for the jump
Apart from body height the critical factors in the high jump are the vertical take-off velocity and the efficiency of...
Javier Sotomayor of Cuba

High Jump: the sport

The high jump is a field athletics event in which competitors must jump over a horizontal bar placed at measured heights without the aid of any devices....
Dick Fosbury of the USA

High Jump history

The first recorded high jump event took place in Scotland in the 19th century. Early jumpers used either an elaborate straight-on approach or a scissors technique. In th...