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All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
Bamboo pole
  3.15 Francis Temple GBR Woolwich Oct 06, 1849
  3.21 Robert Mitchell GBR London Jun 19, 1868
  3.225 Edwin Woodburn GBR Newton Aug 31, 1872
  3.225 Edwin Woodburn GBR Lancaster Jun 02, 1873
  3.225 John Wigfull GBR Sheffield Jul 07, 1873
  3.225 William Kelsey GBR Sheffield Jul 07, 1873
  3.225 Edwin Woodburn GBR London Mar 30, 1874
  3.225 John Wigfull GBR Sheffield Jul 05, 1875
  3.38 A. Hammond GBR Bury St.Edmunds Mar 30, 1876
  3.38* Edwin Woodburn GBR Ulverston Jul 21, 1876
  3.42 Thomas Ray GBR Ulverston Sep 19, 1879
  3.43 Thomas Ray GBR Birmingham Jul 16, 1881
  3.455 Thomas Ray GBR Bradford Aug 12, 1882
  3.455* Thomas Ray GBR Nottingham Jun 16, 1883
  3.465 Thomas Ray GBR Preston Aug 18, 1883
  3.48 Thomas Ray GBR Grasmere Aug 20, 1885
  3.485 Thomas Ray GBR Whitehaven Aug 13, 1886
  3.505 Thomas Ray GBR Grasmere Aug 18, 1887
  3.52 Thomas Ray GBR Whitehaven Aug 19, 1887
  3.53 Ernest Stones GBR Southport Jun 02, 1888
  3.555 Thomas Ray GBR Barrow Sep 22, 1888
  3.57 Ernest Stones GBR Grasmere Aug 23, 1889
  3.58 Richard Dickenson GBR Kidderminster Jul 04, 1891
  3.69* Fernand Gonder FRA Paris Jun 26, 1904
  3.74 Fernand Gonder FRA Gradignan Jun 04, 1905
  3.88 Carl Harleman SWE Kristiania Jun 30, 1917
  3.90 Lars-Erik Tirén SWE Stockholm Aug 21, 1921
  3.91 Charles Hoff NOR Kristiania Jun 06, 1922
  4.02 Charles Hoff NOR Kristiania Aug 20, 1922
4.12 Charles Hoff NOR Copenhagen Sep 03, 1922
  4.15 Charles Hoff NOR Copenhagen Jul 22, 1923
4.21 Charles Hoff NOR Copenhagen Jul 22, 1923
4.23 Charles Hoff NOR Oslo Aug 13, 1925
4.25 Charles Hoff NOR Turku Sep 27, 1925
  4.26 Nikolay Ozolin URS Moscow Jun 17, 1937
  4.29 Nikolay Ozolin URS Kiev Oct 02, 1938
  4.30 Nikolay Ozolin URS Moscow Jul 31, 1939
4.31 Erling Kaas NOR Oslo Jul 04, 1948
4.32 Ragnar Lundberg SWE Helsinki Sep 12, 1948
4.36 Ragnar Lundberg SWE Södertälje Sep 26, 1948
4.38 Ragnar Lundberg SWE Nyköping Jun 09, 1950
4.40 Ragnar Lundberg SWE Göteborg Aug 10, 1950
  4.42 Pyotr Denisenko URS Kiev Jun 11, 1952
4.44 Ragnar Lundberg SWE Gävle Aug 01, 1952
  4.44* Pyotr Denisenko URS Moscow Jun 21, 1953
  4.46 Pyotr Denisenko URS Kiev Sep 13, 1954
4.47 Eeles Landström FIN Kouvola Jul 17, 1955
4.50 Eeles Landström FIN Helsinki Aug 24, 1955
4.51 Eeles Landström FIN Hamburg Sep 23, 1956
4.52 Manfred Preussger GDR Potsdam May 19, 1957
4.55 Yórgos Roubanis GRE Athens Jul 07, 1957
  4.56 Vladimir Bulatov URS Nalchik May 02, 1958
4.60 Yórgos Roubanis GRE München Jul 12, 1958
4.62 Vladimir Bulatov URS Nalchik May 02, 1959
  4.64 Vladimir Bulatov URS Philadelphia Jul 18, 1959
4.65 Janis Krasovskis URS Moscow Jul 17, 1960
4.65 Manfred Preussger GDR Magdeburg Aug 10, 1960
Synthetic pole
4.67 Manfred Preussger GDR Berlin Jun 23, 1961
4.70 Manfred Preussger GDR Magdeburg Oct 14, 1961
4.72 Pentti Nikula FIN Lahti May 06, 1962
4.75 Pentti Nikula FIN München May 26, 1962
4.80 Pentti Nikula FIN Jyväskylä May 29, 1962
4.85 Pentti Nikula FIN Karhula Jun 08, 1962
4.94 Pentti Nikula FIN Kauhava Jun 22, 1962
  5.00 Pentti Nikula FIN Pori May 05, 1963
5.02 Manfred Preussger GDR Leipzig Jun 21, 1964
5.11 Wolfgang Reinhardt FRG Leverkusen Jul 04, 1964
5.15 Manfred Preussger GDR Leipzig Aug 27, 1964
5.23 Wolfgang Nordwig GDR Warsaw Aug 14, 1966
5.28 Herve D'Encausse FRA Manosque Sep 09, 1967
5.30 Christos Papanicolau GRE Mexico City Oct 17, 1967
5.37 Herve D'Encausse FRA Saint-Maur Jun 05, 1968
5.40 Claus Schiprowski FRG Mexico City Oct 16, 1968
5.40* Wolfgang Nordwig GDR Mexico City Oct 16, 1968
  5.42 Wolfgang Nordwig GDR Berlin Jun 17, 1970
5.45 Wolfgang Nordwig GDR Berlin Jun 17, 1970
5.46 Wolfgang Nordwig GDR Turin Sep 03, 1970
5.49 Christos Papanicolau GRE Athens Oct 24, 1970
5.51 Kjell Isaksson SWE Austin Apr 08, 1972
5.54 Kjell Isaksson SWE Los Angeles Apr 15, 1972
  5.59 Kjell Isaksson SWE El Paso May 23, 1972
5.60 Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz POL Warsaw Jun 20, 1975
5.62 Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz POL Bydgoszcz May 29, 1976
5.62* Tadeusz Slusarski POL Bydgoszcz May 29, 1976
5.64 Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz POL Warsaw Jun 12, 1977
5.66 Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz POL Warsaw Jul 17, 1977
5.67 Thierry Vigneron FRA Libourne May 01, 1980
5.72 Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz POL Milan May 11, 1980
5.75 Thierry Vigneron FRA Colombes Jun 01, 1980
5.75* Thierry Vigneron FRA Lille Jun 29, 1980
5.77 Philippe Houvion FRA Paris Jul 17, 1980
5.78 Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz POL Moscow Aug 01, 1980
5.80 Thierry Vigneron FRA Macon Jun 20, 1981
5.81 Vladimir Polyakov URS Tbilisi Jun 27, 1981
5.82 Pierre Quinon FRA Köln Aug 28, 1983
5.83 Thierry Vigneron FRA Rome Sep 01, 1983
5.85 Sergey Bubka URS Bratislava May 26, 1984
5.88 Sergey Bubka URS Saint Denis Jun 02, 1984
5.90 Sergey Bubka URS London Jun 13, 1984
5.91 Thierry Vigneron FRA Rome Aug 31, 1984
5.94 Sergey Bubka URS Rome Aug 31, 1984
6.00 Sergey Bubka URS Paris Jul 13, 1985
6.01 Sergey Bubka URS Moscow Jul 08, 1986
6.03 Sergey Bubka URS Prague Jun 23, 1987
6.05 Sergey Bubka URS Bratislava Jun 09, 1988
6.06 Sergey Bubka URS Nizza Jul 10, 1988
6.07 Sergey Bubka URS Shizuoka May 06, 1991
6.08 Sergey Bubka URS Moscow Jun 09, 1991
6.09 Sergey Bubka URS Formia Jul 08, 1991
6.10 Sergey Bubka URS Malmö Aug 05, 1991
6.11 Sergey Bubka UKR Dijon Jun 13, 1992
6.12 Sergey Bubka UKR Padova Aug 30, 1992
6.13 Sergey Bubka UKR Tokyo Sep 19, 1992
6.14 Sergey Bubka UKR Sestriere Jul 31, 1994