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The current record long jump stands at 8.95 meters or 29 feet 4 1/2 inches

The record set by Mike Powell of the USA at the World Championships in Tokyo, Japan on August 30 1991.

Bob Beamon jumped 8.90 meters at the 1968 Olympics and that record stood for 23 years till Mike Powell set the current record in 1991.

The current record long jump (Female) stands at 7.52 m (24 ft 8.06 in) set by Galina Chistyakova (USSR) Leningrad, USSR (now St Petersburg, Russia) 11 June 1988.

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