World Records for High Jump (Women)

YearDatePlaceAthleteNationalityHeight
1932August 7thLos AngelesJean Shiley USA1.65 m
1939May 29thBrentwoodDorothy Odam GB1.66 m
1943May 30thAmsterdamFanny Blankers-Koen Netherlands1.71 m
1951July 7thLondonSheila Lerwill GB1.72 m
1954May 22ndKievAleksandra Chudina Russia1.73 m
1956May 5thBelfastThelma Hopkins GB1.74 m
1956July 14thBucharestIolanda Balas Romania1.75 m
1956December 1stMelbourneMildred McDaniel USA1.76 m
1957November 17thPekingCheng Feng-jung China1.77 m
1958June 7thBucharestIolanda Balas Romania1.78 m
1958June 22ndCluj, RomaniaIolanda Balas Romania1.80 m
1958July 31stPoiana BrasovIolanda Balas Romania1.81 m
1958October 4thBucharestIolanda Balas Romania1.82 m
1958October 18thBucharestIolanda Balas Romania1.83m
1958September 21stBucharestIolanda Balas Romania1.84m
1960June 6thBucharestIolanda Balas Romania1.85m
1960July 10thBucharestIolanda Balas Romania1.86m
1961June 18thWarsawIolanda Balas Romania1.88m
1961July 8thBudapestIolanda Balas Romania1.90m
1961July 16thSofiaIolanda Balas Romania1.91m
1971September 4thViennaIlona Gusenbauer Austria1.92m
1972September 24thZagrebYordanka Blogoyeva Bulgaria1.94m
1974September 8thRomeRosemarie Witschas German Dem.Rep.1.95m
1976May 8thDresdenRosemarie Ackermann German Dem.Rep.1.96m
1977August 14thHelsinkiRosemarie Ackermann German Dem.Rep.1.97m
1977August 26thBerlinRosemarie Ackermann German Dem.Rep.2.00m
1978August 4thBresciaSara Simeoni Italy2.01m
1982September 8thAthensUlrike Meyfarth Germany2.02m
1983August 21stLondonUlrike Meyfarth Germany2.03m
1983August 25thOryolTamara Bykova Russia2.04m
1984June 23rdKievTamara Bykova Russia2.05m
1984July 20thBerlinLyudmila Andonova Bulgaria2.07m
1986May 31stSofiaStefka Kostadinova Bulgaria2.08m
1987August 30thRomeStefka Kostadinova Bulgaria2.09m