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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
 
  27.74 Adam Wilson GBR Hunter`s Tryst May 10, 1828
  31.75 Robert Nevis GBR Etal Oct 12, 1836
  33.00 George Scott GBR Etal Oct 25, 1839
  33.36 John Stevenson GBR Etal Oct 05, 1841
  34.01 Henry Leeke GBR London Mar 27, 1872
  37.34 Stephen Brown GBR London Mar 31, 1873
  38.63 George Hales GBR London Mar 27, 1874
  39.40 William Barry IRL New York Aug 12, 1888
  40.46 James Mitchell USA Bayonne Jun 12, 1889
  40.74 James Mitchell USA Elkton Oct 10, 1889
  40.80 James Mitchell USA New York Jun 13, 1891
  42.41 James Mitchell USA New York Sep 12, 1891
  42.63 James Mitchell USA Detroit Sep 29, 1891
  43.06 James Mitchel USA New York Oct 10, 1891
  43.20 James Mitchell USA New York Jun 18, 1892
  44.21 James Mitchell USA New York Oct 08, 1892
  44.46 John Flanagan IRL Clonmel Sep 09, 1895
  44.80 John Flanagan IRL London Apr 06, 1896
  45.94 John Flanagan IRL Bayonne May 31, 1897
  46.81 John Flanagan IRL New Orleans May 15, 1898
  46.84 Josiah McCracken USA New York May 30, 1898
  47.18 John Flanagan IRL New York Jun 11, 1898
  48.26 John Flanagan IRL New York Jun 11, 1898
  48.27 John Flanagan IRL Boston Jul 23, 1898
  49.38 Thomas Kiely IRL Limerick Jun 08, 1899
  50.01 John Flanagan IRL New York Jul 22, 1899
  50.24 John Flanagan IRL New York Jul 30, 1899
  50.82 John Flanagan IRL New York Sep 23, 1899
  51.10 John Flanagan IRL New York Sep 23, 1899
  51.61 John Flanagan IRL New York Sep 29, 1900
  52.35 John Flanagan USA New York Sep 02, 1901
  52.71 John Flanagan USA New York Jul 31, 1904
  52.91 Matthew McGrath USA Montreal Sep 21, 1907
  53.38 John Flanagan USA Torrington Jun 20, 1908
  56.18 John Flanagan USA New Haven Jul 24, 1909
  57.10 Matthew McGrath USA New York Oct 29, 1911
57.77 Patrick James Ryan USA New York Aug 17, 1913
  59.56 Patrick O'Callaghan IRL Fermoy Aug 22, 1937
59.57 Imre Németh HUN Katowice Sep 04, 1949
59.88 Imre Németh HUN Budapest May 19, 1950
60.34 Jozsef Csermak HUN Helsinki Jul 24, 1952
61.25 Sverre Strandli NOR Oslo Sep 14, 1952
62.36 Sverre Strandli NOR Oslo Sep 05, 1953
63.34 Mikhail Krivonosov URS Bern Aug 29, 1954
64.05 Stanislav Nyenashev URS Baku Dec 12, 1954
64.33 Mikhail Krivonosov URS Warsaw Aug 04, 1955
64.52 Mikhail Krivonosov URS Belgrad Sep 19, 1955
65.85 Mikhail Krivonosov URS Nalchik Apr 25, 1956
  65.95 Clifford Blair USA Needham Jul 05, 1956
66.38 Mikhail Krivonosov URS Minsk Jul 08, 1956
  66.71 Harold Connolly USA Boston Oct 03, 1956
  66.85 Mikhail Krivonosov URS Tashkent Oct 22, 1956
67.32 Mikhail Krivonosov URS Tashkent Oct 22, 1956
68.54 Harold Connolly USA Los Angeles Nov 02, 1956
68.68 Harold Connolly USA Bakersfield Jun 20, 1958
70.33 Harold Connolly USA Walnut Aug 12, 1960
70.67 Harold Connolly USA Palo Alto Jul 21, 1962
71.06 Harold Connolly USA Ceres,USA May 29, 1965
71.26 Harold Connolly USA Walnut Jun 20, 1965
73.74 Gyula Zsivótzky HUN Debrecen Sep 04, 1965
73.76 Gyula Zsivótzky HUN Budapest Sep 14, 1968
74.52 Romuald Klim URS Budapest Jun 15, 1969
74.68 Anatoliy Bondarchuk URS Athens Sep 20, 1969
75.48 Anatoliy Bondarchuk URS Rovno Oct 12, 1969
76.40 Walter Schmidt FRG Lahr Sep 04, 1971
76.60 Reinhard Theimer GDR Leipzig Jul 04, 1974
76.66 Aleksey Spiridonov URS München Sep 11, 1974
76.70 Karl-Hans Riehm FRG Rehlingen May 19, 1975
77.56 Karl-Hans Riehm FRG Rehlingen May 19, 1975
78.50 Karl-Hans Riehm FRG Rehlingen May 19, 1975
79.30 Walter Schmidt FRG Darmstadt Aug 14, 1975
80.14 Boris Zaychuk URS Moscow Jul 09, 1978
80.32 Karl-Hans Riehm FRG Heidenheim Aug 06, 1978
80.38 Yuriy Sedykh URS Leselidze May 16, 1980
80.46 Juri Tamm URS Leselidze May 16, 1980
80.64 Yuriy Sedykh URS Leselidze May 16, 1980
81.66 Sergey Litvinov URS Sotshi May 24, 1980
81.80 Yuriy Sedykh URS Moscow Jul 31, 1980
83.98 Sergey Litvinov URS Moscow Jun 04, 1982
84.14 Sergey Litvinov URS Moscow Jun 21, 1983
86.34 Yuriy Sedykh URS Cork Jul 03, 1984
86.66 Yuriy Sedykh URS Tallinn Jun 22, 1986
86.74 Yuriy Sedykh URS Stuttgart Aug 30, 1986