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All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated Chart
 
  12.24 John Overland CAN Nov 14, 1839
  12.63 W. Creswick GBR Liverpool Jun 20, 1868
  13.33 E. Harding IRL Cork May 03, 1871
  14.30 Daniel Looney IRL Cork 1879
  14.50 John Burcell IRL Tralee Jun 15, 1885
  14.50* Daniel Shanahan IRL Knockeney Jun 16, 1886
  15.11 John Burcell IRL Cork May 07, 1887
  15.25 Daniel Shanahan IRL Limerick Aug 06, 1888
  15.26 Matthew Roseingreue IRL Gort Aug 15, 1895
  15.34 John Breshnihan IRL Bandon Aug 26, 1906
  15.39 Daniel Ahearn USA Boston Jul 31, 1909
15.52 Daniel Ahearn USA New York May 30, 1911
15.52* Anthony Winter AUS Paris Jul 12, 1924
15.58 Mikio Oda JPN Tokyo Oct 27, 1931
15.72 Chuhei Nambu JPN Los Angeles Aug 04, 1932
15.78 Jack Metcalfe AUS Sydney Dec 14, 1935
16.00 Naoto Tajima JPN Berlin Aug 06, 1936
16.00* Adhemar Ferreira da Silva BRA Sao Paulo Dec 03, 1950
16.01 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva BRA Rio de Janeiro Sep 30, 1951
16.12 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva BRA Helsinki Jul 23, 1952
16.22 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva BRA Helsinki Jul 23, 1952
16.23 Leonid Shcherbakov URS Moscow Jul 19, 1953
16.56 Adhemar Ferreira da Silva BRA Mexico City Mar 16, 1955
16.59 Oleg Ryakhovskiy URS Moscow Jul 28, 1958
16.70 Oleg Fedoseyev URS Naltsik May 03, 1959
17.03 Jozef Schmidt POL Olsztyn Aug 05, 1960
17.10 Giuseppe Gentile ITA Mexico City Oct 16, 1968
17.22 Giuseppe Gentile ITA Mexico City Oct 17, 1968
17.23 Viktor Saneyev URS Mexico City Oct 17, 1968
17.27 Nelson Prudencio BRA Mexico City Oct 17, 1968
17.39 Viktor Saneyev URS Mexico City Oct 17, 1968
17.40 Pedro Perez CUB Cali Aug 05, 1971
17.44 Viktor Saneyev URS Suhumi Oct 17, 1972
17.89 Joao Carlos de Oliveira BRA Mexico City Oct 15, 1975
17.97 Willie Banks USA Indianapolis Jun 16, 1985
17.98 Jonathan Edwards GBR Salamanca Jul 18, 1995
18.16 Jonathan Edwards GBR Göteborg Aug 07, 1995
18.29 Jonathan Edwards GBR Göteborg Aug 07, 1995