Masters men high jump world record progression

This is the progression of world record improvements of the high jump of Masters athletics.

Key

   Incomplete information    Pending    Indoor mark
IAAF includes indoor marks in the record list since 2000, but WMA does not follow that practice.

Men 35

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.98 i Harold Osborn  United States 13.04.1899 New York City 16.03.1935
2.035 Dave Albritton  United States 13.04.1913 Berea 26.06.1948
2.16 Viktor Bolshov  Soviet Union 23.05.1939 Moscow 21.06.1974
2.16 Viktor Bolshov  Soviet Union 23.05.1939 Moscow 24.07.1974
2.17 Dimitrios Kattis  Greece 07.02.1956 Athens 06.09.1991
2.20 Brian Stanton  United States 19.02.1961 Long Beach 16.03.1996
Doug Nordquist  United States 20.12.1958 Long Beach 08.06.1996
2.26 i Carlo Thränhardt  Germany 05.07.1957 Otterberg 13.02.1993
2.25 Carlo Thränhardt  Germany 05.07.1957 Rehlingen 31.05.1993
2.26 i Carlo Thränhardt  Germany 05.07.1957 Otterberg 19.02.1994
2.27 i Cristian Popescu  Romania 12.08.1962 Pireas 22.02.1998
2.25 Igor Paklin  Kyrgyzstan 15.06.1963 Bishkek 10.07.1999
2.26 Dalton Grant  United Kingdom 08.04.1966 Bangor 21.07.2002
2.27 i Charles Austin  United States 19.12.1967 New York City 07.02.2003
2.30 i Charles Austin  United States 19.12.1967 Boston 02.03.2003
2.27 Charles Austin  United States 19.12.1967 Austin 05.04.2003
2.27 Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Sofia 07.07.2007
2.30 i Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Novi Sad 07.02.2008
2.31 Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Kragujevac 28.07.2009
2.31 James Nieto  United States 02.11.1976 New York 09.06.2012

Men 40

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date Video
1.87 Wolfgang Boneder  Germany 20.10.1894 Regensburg 13.07.1935
2.05 Egon Nilsson  Sweden 07.08.1926 Ljungby 25.09.1966
2.06A John Hartfield  United States 01.11.1944 Fort Collins 01.09.1985
2.07 Istvan Major  Hungary 20.05.1949 Budapest 02.07.1990
2.10 i Dwight Stones  United States 06.12.1953 Fairfax 06.02.1994
2.10 i Dwight Stones  United States 06.12.1953 Indianapolis 25.03.1994
2.08 Dwight Stones  United States 19.07.1995 Buffalo 19.07.1995
2.11 Jim Barrineau  United States 25.06.1955 Buffalo 19.07.1995
2.15 Glen Conley  United States 09.01.1957 Albany 02.08.1997
2.15 Dalton Grant  United Kingdom 08.04.1966 Albertville 10.07.2008
2.21[1] Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Kragujevac 25.06.2011
2.22 Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Kragujevac 14.07.2011
2.23 Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Belgrade 02.08.2011
2.24 Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Kragujevac 06.08.2011
2.25 Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Bar 01.05.2012
2.28 Dragutin Topić  Serbia 12.03.1971 Belgrade 20.05.2012 [1]

Men 45

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.70 Wolfgang Boneder  Germany 20.10.1894 . .1940
1.76 Wolfgang Boneder  Germany 20.10.1894 Poznan 04.07.1943
1.80 Wolfgang Boneder  Germany 20.10.1894 Poznan . .1944
1.57 Jonathan Sharp  United States 25.01.1921 Randall's Island 09.08.1969
1.625 Richmond "Boo" Morcom  United States 01.05.1921 Los Angeles 20.06.1970
1.625 Richmond "Boo" Morcom  United States 01.05.1921 San Diego 04.07.1970
1.625 Richmond "Boo" Morcom  United States 01.05.1921 Raleigh 03.04.1971
1.67 Salvator Martinez  Spain 06.05.1926 Bilbao 27.06.1971
1.68i Ed Austin  United States 22.10.1929 Anaheim 25.01.1975
1.68 Ed Austin  United States 22.10.1929 Orange 04.05.1975
1.78[2] Ed Austin  United States 22.10.1929 Fullerton 07.06.1975
1.78 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Los Gatos 17.06.1978
1.83 Richard "Dick" Richardson  United States 15.05.1933 Atlanta, Georgia 07.08.1978
1.83 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Santa Ana 23.06.1979
1.83 Richard "Dick" Richardson  United States 15.05.1933 Gresham 06.07.1979
1.90 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Los Angeles 19.04.1980
2.00 Asko Pesonen  Finland 15.04.1943 Iisalmi 03.09.1988
2.04 i Dennis Lewis  United States 20.03.1959 Ypsilanti 11.02.2006
2.00 Bruce McBarnette  United States 07.10.1957 Durham 06.05.2006
2.01 Marco Segatel  Italy 23.03.1962 Novara 21.04.2007
2.02 Marco Segatel  Italy 23.03.1962 Bovisio Masciago 28.04.2007
2.04 Marco Segatel  Italy 23.03.1962 Cernusco sul Naviglio 19.07.2007
2.05 Charles Austin  United States 19.12.1967 San Marcos 21.06.2013

Men 50

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.76 Wolfgang Boneder  Germany 20.10.1894 Neustadt 20.07.1947
1.675 Orvald Gillett  United States 02.06.1919 San Diego 04.07.1969
1.73 Orvald Gillett  United States 02.06.1919 Glendale 11.12.1971
1.73 Richmond "Boo" Morcom  United States 01.05.1921 Randall's Island 22.07.1972
1.75 John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Philadelphia 05.07.1980
1.75 John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Christchurch 12.01.1981
1.78 i John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Liberty 15.02.1981
1.79 John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Dallas, Texas 25.07.1981
1.79 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Los Gatos 12.06.1982
1.81 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Eugene 27.06.1982
1.85 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Los Gatos 21.05.1983
1.87 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Los Gatos 03.07.1983
1.88 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Los Gatos 20.08.1983
1.88 Horst Mandl  Austria 08.01.1936 Verona 27.06.1988
1.88 Dieter Wille  Germany 06.07.1943 Miyazaki 10.10.1993
1.89 Mark Chelnov  Ukraine 15.03.1944 Athens 11.06.1994
1.90 Asko Pesonen  Finland 15.04.1943 Leppavirta 24.09.1995
2.00 i Thomas Zacharias  Germany 02.01.1947 Birmingham 02.03.1997
1.98 Thomas Zacharias  Germany 02.01.1947 Baunatal 17.05.1997

Men 55

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.56 Wolfgang Boneder  Germany 20.10.1894 Regensburg 06.05.1950
1.47 Bill Morales  United States 16.10.1916 Van Nuys 08.04.1972
1.57 Robert Ogle  United States 20.08.1918 01.06.1974
1.575 Orvald Gillett  United States 02.06.1919 Vancouver 30.06.1974
1.68 Burl Gist  United States 01.02.1920 Fullerton 07.06.1975
1.69 Richmond "Boo" Morcom  United States 01.05.1921 Brockton 27.07.1976
1.69 i John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Lincoln 10.03.1985
1.71 i John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Lincoln 11.01.1986
1.71 John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Palm Beach 26.04.1986
1.73 John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Lincoln 13.07.1986
1.74 John C. Brown  United States 04.12.1929 Uniondale 18.07.1986
1.75 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Goleta 04.10.1986
1.79 Herm Wyatt  United States 13.09.1931 Eugene 23.05.1987
1.80 Asko Pesonen  Finland 15.04.1943 Kiuruvesi 11.06.1998
1.81 Asko Pesonen  Finland 15.04.1943 Leppävirta 03.08.1998
1.82 Asko Pesonen  Finland 15.04.1943 Viitasaari 25.08.1998
1.83 Jaroslav Hanuš  Czech Republic 16.04.1943 Cesenatico 13.09.1998
1.84 Thomas Zacharias  Germany 02.01.1947 Arrecife 25.01.2006
1.85 i Vladimir Kuntsevich  Russia 06.08.1952 Moscow 05.04.2008
1.85 Jaroslav Lorenç  Czech Republic 22.09.1953 Humpolec 27.09.2008
1.87 Carlo Thränhardt  Germany 05.07.1957 Eberstadt 17.08.2012
1.88 i Bruce McBarnette  United States 07.10.1957 Landover 22.03.2013
1.89 Carlo Thränhardt  Germany 05.07.1957 Bühll 21.06.2013
1.90 Carlo Thränhardt  Germany 05.07.1957 Eberstadt 23.08.2013
1.91 Marco Segatel  Italy 23.03.1962 Orvieto 08.07.2017

Men 60

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.60 Wolfgang Boneder  Germany 20.10.1894 Fürth 01.06.1956
1.445 Virgil McIntyre  United States 20.01.1911 Orange, California 02.05.1971
1.445 Stan Thompson  United States 09.10.1910 Honolulu 08.07.1972
1.46 Stan Thompson  United States 09.10.1910 Hawaii 26.10.1972
1.48 Ian Hume  Canada 20.08.1914 White Plains 09.08.1975
1.49 Ian Hume  Canada 20.08.1914 20.09.1975
1.52 Cornelius Warnerdam  United States 22.06.1915 Glendale 06.12.1975
1.53 Ian Hume  Canada 20.08.1914 Manchester 07.08.1976
1.54 Ian Hume  Canada 20.08.1914 Gothenburg 08.08.1977
1.57 Erik Stai  Norway 01.02.1920 Gothenburg 08.08.1977
1.59 Burl Gist  United States 01.02.1920 Philadelphia 05.07.1980
1.59 Burl Gist  United States 01.02.1920 Los Angeles 28.04.1984
1.60 Hans Overland  Norway 03.08.1924 Brighton 22.08.1984
1.61 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Sarasota, Florida 21.05.1989
1.62 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Miami 11.06.1989
1.64 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 San Diego 21.07.1989
1.66 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Eugene 05.08.1989
1.66 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Lake Worth 21.04.1990
1.67 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Orlando 18.05.1991
1.68 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 unk.1991
1.68 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 19.09.1992
1.68 Milton Newton  United States 06.11.1933 unk unk.1994
1.69 Milton Newton  United States 06.11.1933 unk 20.07.1994
1.69 Milton Newton  United States 06.11.1933 Los Angeles 10.06.1995
1.70 Horst Mandl  Austria 08.01.1936 Malmö 21.07.1996
1.72 Phil Fehlen  United States 03.07.1935 Saskatoon 04.07.1998
1.74 Asko Pesonen  Finland 15.04.1943 Pyhäntä 03.06.2003
1.76 Asko Pesonen  Finland 15.04.1943 Leppavirta 14.09.2003
1.77 Thomas Zacharias  Germany 02.01.1947 Arrecife 24.03.2007
1.78 Thomas Zacharias  Germany 02.01.1947 Arrecife 02.04.2007
1.79 Thomas Zacharias  Germany 02.01.1947 Arrecife 15.04.2007
1.80 Thomas Zacharias  Germany 02.01.1947 Arrecife 27.04.2007
1.81 Vladimir Kuntsevich  Russia 06.08.1952 Zittau 16.08.2012

Men 65

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.50 Wolfgang Boneder  Germany 20.10.1894 . .1963
1.36 Virgil McIntyre  United States 20.01.1911 Gresham 03.07.1976
1.37 Stan Thompson  United States 09.10.1910 Honolulu 03.07.1976
1.37 Stan Thompson  United States 09.10.1910 Honolulu 27.03.1977
1.37 Bud Deacon  United States 28.04.1911 Gresham 19.06.1977
1.46 Ivar Sand  Norway 17.07.1912 Gothenburg 08.08.1977
1.47 Richard O'Rafferty  Ireland 10.11.1913 Hannover 28.07.1979
1.49 i Ian Hume  Canada 20.08.1914 Syracuse 29.03.1980
1.50 Ian Hume  Canada 20.08.1914 Philadelphia 05.07.1980
1.50 Erik Stai  Norway 29.01.1915 Larvik 08.08.1981
1.51 Ian Hume  Canada 20.08.1914 Richmond 22.08.1981
1.52 i Burl Gist  United States 01.02.1920 Sterling 31.03.1985
1.52 Burl Gist  United States 01.02.1920 Visalia 04.05.1985
1.55 Hans Bittner  Germany 22.02.1920 Rome 23.06.1985
1.55 Burl Gist  United States 01.02.1920 San Diego 29.08.1987
1.56 Nils-Bertil Nevrup  Sweden 29.11.1926 Kristiansand 28.06.1992
1.62 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 31.10.1992
1.62 i James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Providence 16.01.1993
1.62 i James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Bozeman 19.03.1993
1.63 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Naples 17.04.1993
1.64 James Gillcrist  United States 28.10.1927 Gainesville 25.09.1993
1.65 Phil Fehlen  United States 03.07.1935 Norwalk 08.07.2000
1.66 Phil Fehlen  United States 03.07.1935 Eugene 12.08.2000
1.67 Dušan Prezelj  Slovenia 25.01.1949 Izmir 26.08.2014
1.68 i Dušan Prezelj  Slovenia 25.01.1949 Istanbul 22.02.2015
1.70 i Oleg Fedorko  Ukraine 31.10.1954 Kyiv 22.12.2019
1.73 i Oleg Fedorko  Ukraine 31.10.1954 Kyiv 09.02.2020

Men 70

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.47 Winfield McFadden  United States 12.03.1905 Santa Ana 18.06.1977
1.48 Ian Hume  Canada 20.08.1914 Etobicoke 08.11.1984
1.49 i Nils-Bertil Nevrup  Sweden 29.11.1926 Malmö 12.01.1997
1.50 Nils-Bertil Nevrup  Sweden 29.11.1926 Olofström 11.06.1997
1.52 Bud Held  United States 25.10.1927 Phoenix 08.11.1997
1.51 Gordon Seifert  United States 18.07.1928 Murfreesboro 24.06.2000
1.59 Carl-Erik Särndal  Sweden 17.07.1937 Värnamo 07.08.2007
1.60 Dušan Prezelj  Slovenia 25.01.1949 Ptuj 22.07.2020

Men 75

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.40 Kizo Kimura  Japan 11.07.1911 Akita 30.07.1988
1.40 i Esko Kolhonen  Finland 03.03.1914 Turku 01.04.1989
1.44 Esko Kolhonen  Finland 03.03.1914 Eugene 04.08.1989
1.45 [3] Richard Lowery  United States 06.04.1931 Clermont, Florida 08.04.2006
1.47 Carl Erik Särndal  Sweden 17.07.1937 Zittau 16.08.2012
1.49 Carl Erik Särndal  Sweden 17.07.1937 Lund 17.09.2013
1.51 i Carl Erik Särndal  Sweden 17.07.1937 Jönköping 13.01.2013
1.52 i Carl Erik Särndal  Sweden 17.07.1937 Malmö 20.01.2013

Men 80

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.20 Herbert Anderson  United States 15.07.1902 San Diego 29.08.1982
1.21 Gulab Singh  India 13.10.1905 Eugene 04.08.1989
1.22 Virgil McIntyre  United States 20.01.1911 Syracuse 28.06.1991
1.22 i Wesley Ward  United States 08.02.1910 West Lafayette 15.02.1992
1.22 Virgil McIntyre  United States 20.01.1911 20.06.1992
1.26 i Esko Kolhonen  Finland 03.03.1914 Turku 19.03.1994
1.27 Esko Kolhonen  Finland 03.03.1914 Athens 11.06.1994
1.31 Esko Kolhonen  Finland 03.03.1914 Kuusankoski 16.07.1994
1.34 Emmerich Zensch  Austria 20.12.1919 Traun 20.05.2000
1.35 Samuli Korpi  Finland 19.08.1929 Tampere 02.07.2010
1.35 Richard Lowery  United States 06.04.1931 Clermont, Florida 21.05.2011
1.37 Richard Lowery  United States 06.04.1931 Houston 17.06.2011
1.38 Carl Erik Särndal  Sweden 17.07.1937 Karlskrona 20.08.2017
1.40 i Carl Erik Särndal  Sweden 17.07.1937 Malmoe 02.03.2019

Men 85

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Age Location Date
1.13 Buell Crane  United States 18 March 1900 85 years, 130 days Gresham 26 July 1985
1.15 Kizo Kimura  Japan 11 July 1911 85 years, 38 days Wakayama 18 August 1996
1.18 Kizo Kimura  Japan 11 July 1911 85 years, 65 days Toyama 14 September 1996
1.20 Kizo Kimura  Japan 11 July 1911 85 years, 346 days Kofu 22 June 1997
1.20 Esko Kolhonen  Finland 3 March 1914 84 years, 158 days Gateshead 8 August 1998
1.21 Donald Pellmann  United States 12 August 1915 87 years, 40 days Hot Springs 21 September 2002
1.22 Emmerich Zensch  Austria 20 December 1919 85 years, 218 days Edmonton 26 July 2005
1.25 Samuli Korpi  Finland 19 August 1929 85 years, 271 days Inkeroinen 17 May 2015
1.28 Carl Erik Särndal  Sweden 17 July 1937 85 years, 7 days Ystad 24 July 2022

Men 90

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
1.04 Buell Crane  United States 18.03.1900 Gresham 27.07.1990
1.05 Kizo Kimura  Japan 11.07.1911 Maebashi 26.10.2001
1.10 Kizo Kimura  Japan 11.07.1911 Matsue 19.05.2002
1.10 Vic Younger  Australia 05.01.1912 Melbourne 08.10.2002
1.15 Donald Pellmann  United States 12.08.1915 Fort Collins 04.09.2005

Men 95

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
0.86 i Everett Hosack  United States 28.02.1902 Birmingham 02.03.1997
0.96 i Leland McPhie  United States 31.03.1914 Landover 22.03.2009
0.98 Leland McPhie  United States 31.03.1914 Oshkosh 11.07.2009
0.99 Donald Pellmann  United States 12.08.1915 Palo Alto 27.03.2011
1.00 Emmerich Zensch  Austria 20.12.1919 Lyon  France 14.08.2015

Men 100

Height Athlete Nationality Birthdate Location Date
0.90 Donald Pellmann  United States 12.08.1915 San Diego 20.09.2015

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