What is the world record long jump?
|Athletics Long jump|
|A long jumper at the 2007 Military World Games|
|Men||Mike Powell 8.95 m (29 ft 41⁄4 in) (1991)|
|Women||Galina Chistyakova 7.52 m (24 ft 8 in) (1988)|
Who holds the standing long jump record?
The current unofficial record is held by Byron Jones, who recorded a jump of 3.73 m ( 12 ft 23⁄4 in) at the NFL Combine on February 23, 2015, beating the official world-record jump distance of 3.71 m (12 ft 2 in) set by Norwegian shot putter Arne Tvervaag from Ringerike FIK Sportclub in 1968, in a different setting