The Most Unbreakable World Records Of All Times, Ranked

The human race is famous for its unstoppable ambition to break any record one could think about. Most worthy of all records are of course the sport-related ones, mounting such a record is considered an achievement for all humankind.

These are the sports records that no one had managed to break for more than 20 years:

  1. High jump – 8 ft 0.4 in (1993) by Javier Sotomayor (Cuba)
  2. Discus throw – 243.0 ft (1986) by Jürgen Schult (East Germany)
  3. Long jump – 29 ft 4.25 in (1991) by Mike Powell (United States)
  4. Triple jump – 60 ft 0.25 in (1995) by Jonathan Edwards (United Kingdom)
  5. Hammer throw –  284 ft 6.75 in (1986) by Yuriy Sedykh (Soviet Union)
  6. 400 m – 43.18 s (1999) by Michael Johnson (United States)
  7. Shot put – 75 ft 10.5 in (1990) by Randy Barnes (United States)
  8. Javelin – 323 ft 1 in (1996) by Jan Zelezny (Czech Republic)
  9. Middle-distance running (1999) Hicham El Guerrouj (Morocco)
  10. The 400-meter hurdles in 46.78 s (1992) by Kevin Young (United States)

So, are you game to break one of the above?


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