Main > Men, Pole Vault > World Indoor Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
  3.73 Charles Jacobs USA Chicago Feb 23, 1909
  3.79 Walter Dray USA Chicago Apr 06, 1912
  3.86 John Kendall Gold USA Chicago Mar 29, 1913
  3.87 Florin W. Floyd USA Kansas City Feb 27, 1916
  3.92 J.R. Graham USA Evanston Apr 08, 1916
  3.93 Edward Knourek USA Evanston Mar 30, 1923
  3.98 Dean Brownell USA Evanston Mar 15, 1924
  3.985 Charles Hoff NOR New York Feb 04, 1926
  4.00 Charles Hoff NOR Boston Feb 06, 1926
  4.04 Charles Hoff NOR New York Feb 13, 1926
  4.06 Charles Hoff NOR New York Feb 17, 1926
  4.075 Charles Hoff NOR New York Feb 23, 1926
  4.09 Charles Hoff NOR Baltimore Feb 27, 1926
  4.13 Charles Hoff NOR Chicago Mar 06, 1926
  4.14 Charles Hoff NOR New York Mar 16, 1926
  4.15 Charles Hoff NOR New York Mar 20, 1926
  4.165 Charles Hoff NOR Saint-Louis Mar 27, 1926
  4.17 Charles Hoff NOR Chicago Apr 09, 1926
  4.195 Sabin Carr USA New York Feb 14, 1927
  4.29 Sabin Carr USA New York Feb 15, 1928
  4.31 Keith Brown USA New York Mar 15, 1933
  4.37 Keith Brown USA New York Feb 17, 1934
  4.39 George Varoff USA Boston Feb 13, 1937
  4.42 Cornelius Warmerdam USA Boston Feb 11, 1939
  4.425 Earle Meadows USA Chicago Mar 25, 1939
  4.44 Earle Meadows USA Boston Feb 08, 1941
  4.45 Earle Meadows USA New York Mar 08, 1941
  4.485 Cornelius Warmerdam USA New York Feb 07, 1942
  4.58 Cornelius Warmerdam USA New York Feb 07, 1942
  4.62 Cornelius Warmerdam USA Boston Feb 14, 1942
  4.755 Cornelius Warmerdam USA Boston Feb 14, 1942
  4.79 Cornelius Warmerdam USA Chicago Mar 20, 1943
  4.81 Donald Bragg USA Philadelphie Feb 13, 1959
  4.83 John Uelses USA Washington Jan 27, 1962
  4.88 John Uelses USA New York Feb 02, 1962
  4.89 John Uelses USA Boston Feb 03, 1962
  4.91 Don Meyers USA Chicago Dec 20, 1962
  4.92 Pentti Nikula FIN Pajulahti Jan 19, 1963
  4.93 Dave Tork USA Toronto Jan 25, 1963
  4.96 Yang Chuan-Kwang TWN Portland Jan 26, 1963
  5.00 Pentti Nikula FIN Pajulahti Feb 02, 1963
  5.05 Pentti Nikula FIN Pajulahti Feb 02, 1963
  5.10 Pentti Nikula FIN Pajulahti Feb 02, 1963
  5.12 John Pennel USA Los Angeles Jan 22, 1966
  5.13 John Pennel USA Los Angeles Feb 12, 1966
  5.19 Bob Seagren USA Albuquerque Mar 06, 1966
  5.20 Bob Seagren USA Cleveland Mar 18, 1966
  5.20* Bob Seagren USA Saskatoon Dec 29, 1966
  5.23 Bob Seagren USA Albuquerque Jan 28, 1967
  5.26 Bob Seagren USA Cleveland Feb 18, 1967
  5.29 Bob Seagren USA New York Jan 25, 1968
  5.33 Bob Seagren USA Albuquerque Jan 25, 1969
  5.33 Bob Seagren USA Inglewood Feb 08, 1969
  5.34 Kjell Isaksson SWE Göteborg Mar 08, 1970
  5.36 Jan Johnson USA Des Moines Jun 20, 1970
  5.38 Kjell Isaksson SWE Inglewood Feb 12, 1971
  5.40 Wolfgang Nordwig GDR Sofia Mar 14, 1971
  5.41 Kjell Isaksson SWE Cleveland Mar 19, 1971
  5.45 Kjell Isaksson SWE New York Feb 26, 1972
  5.46 Steve Smith USA Los Angeles Jan 20, 1973
  5.49 Steve Smith USA New York Jan 26, 1973
  5.51 Dan Ripley USA Los Angeles Jan 18, 1975
  5.52 Dan Ripley USA College Park Jan 09, 1976
  5.54 Dan Ripley USA Inglewood Feb 06, 1976
  5.56 Tadeusz Slusarski POL Varsovie Feb 08, 1976
  5.57 Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz POL Toronto Feb 13, 1976
  5.58 Dan Ripley USA New York Feb 20, 1976
  5.59 Mike Tully USA Long Beach Jan 07, 1978
  5.62 Mike Tully USA Detroit Mar 11, 1978
  5.63 Dan Ripley USA Forth Worth Mar 03, 1979
  5.64 Konstantin Volkov URS Moscow Feb 09, 1980
  5.70 Konstantin Volkov URS Moscow Jun 06, 1980
  5.70* Thierry Vigneron FRA Lyon Jan 18, 1981
  5.70* Thierry Vigneron FRA Grenoble Feb 22, 1981
  5.71 Billy Olson USA Toronto Jan 29, 1982
  5.72 Billy Olson USA Louisville Feb 06, 1982
  5.73 Billy Olson USA San Diego Feb 19, 1982
  5.74 Billy Olson USA Kansas City Feb 27, 1982
  5.75 Billy Olson USA Ottawa Jan 14, 1983
  5.76 Billy Olson USA Los Angeles Jan 21, 1983
  5.80 Billy Olson USA Toronto Feb 04, 1983
  5.81 Sergey Bubka URS Vilnius Jan 15, 1984
  5.82 Sergey Bubka URS Milan Feb 01, 1984
  5.83 Sergey Bubka URS Inglewood Feb 10, 1984
  5.85 Thierry Vigneron FRA Göteborg Mar 04, 1984
  5.86 Billy Olson USA Saskatoon Dec 28, 1985
  5.87 Sergey Bubka URS Osaka Jan 15, 1986
  5.88 Billy Olson USA Los Angeles Jan 17, 1986
  5.89 Billy Olson USA Albuquerque Jan 25, 1986
  5.91 Joe Dial USA Columbia Feb 01, 1986
  5.92 Sergey Bubka URS Moscow Feb 08, 1986
  5.93 Billy Olson USA East Rutherford Feb 08, 1986
  5.94 Sergey Bubka URS Inglewood Feb 21, 1986
  5.95 Sergey Bubka URS New York Feb 28, 1986
  5.96 Sergey Bubka URS Osaka Jan 15, 1987
5.97 Sergey Bubka URS Torino Mar 17, 1987
6.00 Rodion Gataullin URS Leningrad Jan 22, 1989
6.02 Rodion Gataullin URS Gomel Feb 04, 1989
6.03 Sergey Bubka URS Osaka Feb 11, 1989
6.05 Sergey Bubka URS Donetsk Mar 17, 1990
6.08 Sergey Bubka URS Volgograd Feb 09, 1991
6.10 Sergey Bubka URS San Sebastian Mar 15, 1991
6.11 Sergey Bubka URS Donetsk Mar 19, 1991
6.12 Sergey Bubka URS Grenoble Mar 23, 1991
6.13 Sergey Bubka UKR Berlin Feb 21, 1992
6.14 Sergey Bubka UKR Liévin Feb 13, 1993
6.15 Sergey Bubka UKR Donetsk Feb 21, 1993
6.16 Renaud Lavillenie FRA Donetsk Feb 15, 2014