Fitness Testing Records
Record High Jump Video
The High Jump World Record is 8ft 1/2in. (2.45 meters), by Javier Sotomayor of Cuba, who achieved this height on the 27th of July 1993 in Salamanca. Here is a video of that jump.
Another video of Javier Sotomayor, clearing the indoor world record of 7ft 11 1/2in.(2.43m)
And before that, shown here is his first world record in slowmotion. 2.43 meters cleanly in Salamanca 1988.