I have well and truly caught the bug for researching all-round talents.

After compiling the list of the fastest men’s and women’s all-round sprinters, I set about doing the same for jumpers. Well, ‘pole-less’ jumpers, as I’m not including the pole vault. Otherwise it would be a short list indeed.

As was the case with the other list, all of the points totals are based on the IAAF scoring tables. Where appropriate, altitude marks have been included, as have indoor marks, but wind-assisted marks do not count. Nor do any performances set under the influence of drugs.

Listed below are the top 40 men and women. I may well have missed a few, so if you can spot any ommissions or errors, please do get in touch or leave a comment below.

Each of the spreadsheets I’ve compiled cover about 80 athletes, and there were a few notable athletes who missed out on making the top 40. They include Teddy Tamgho (3134 points), Dalton Grant (3100), Allen Johnson (3068), Steve Smith (3046) and Stefan Holm (2873). Missing out on the women’s list were Larisa Nikitina (3189), Naide Gomes (3171), Ruth Beitia (3150), Kelly Sotherton (3115), Irina Privalova (3079) and Kajsa Bergqvist (3021).

Lists last updated 22 February 2015.

PosScoreAthleteHigh jumpLong jumpTriple jump
13501Erick Walder2.11 (1011)8.74 (1300)17.24i (1190)
23489Christian Olsson2.28 (1161)7.71 (1075)17.83i (1253)
33467Jacob Katonon2.24 (1126)8.12 (1164)17.12 (1177)
43452Miguel Pate2.18i (1072)8.59i (1267)16.52i (1113)
53451Godfrey Mokoena2.10 (1002)8.50 (1247)17.35 (1202)
63449Jadel Gregorio2.10 (1002)8.22 (1186)17.90 (1261)
73438Richard Duncan2.25 (1135)8.19 (1179)16.62 (1124)
83433Mike Powell2.16 (1055)8.95 (1346)15.75 (1032)
93414Willie Banks2.08 (984)8.11 (1162)17.97 (1268)
103409Patrik Sjoberg2.42 (1287)7.72 (1077)15.87 (1045)
113407Lisvany Perez2.29 (1170)7.79 (1092)16.82 (1145)
123405Hollis Conway2.40i (1269)7.64 (1060)16.17 (1076)
133397Thomas Eriksson2.32 (1197)7.81 (1096)16.43 (1104)
143388Maris Bruziks2.15 (1046)7.91 (1118)17.56 (1224)
153387Rogel Nachum2.18 (1072)7.96 (1129)17.20 (1186)
163379Nelson Evora2.07i (975)8.10 (1160)17.74 (1244)
173368Mickael Hanany2.34 (1215)7.83 (1101)15.94 (1052)
183364Fabrizio Schembri2.18 (1072)7.82 (1099)17.27 (1193)
193363Charles Clinger2.35 (1224)7.62i (1055)16.24i (1084)
203348Ryan Grinnell2.20 (1090)7.88 (1112)16.83 (1146)
213347Ricky Robertson2.32 (1197)7.69i (1070)16.20 (1080)
223340Andreas Pohle2.15i (1046)7.97 (1131)16.99 (1163)
233334Kane Brigg2.24 (1126)7.58 (1047)16.97 (1161)
243326Charlie Simpkins2.18 (1072)7.35 (997)17.86 (1257)
253321Raul Spank2.33 (1206)7.36i (999)16.54i (1116)
263319Julian Reid2.10 (1002)8.08 (1155)16.98 (1162)
273311Nick Ross2.31i (1188)7.73 (1079)15.86 (1044)
283306Hui-Fang Nai2.06 (967)8.34 (1212)16.65 (1127)
293298Dragutin Topic2.38 (1251)7.48i (1025)15.66 (1022)
303296Zsolt Czingler2.16 (1055)7.60 (1051)17.24 (1190)
313294Andrew Howe2.06 (967)8.47 (1240)16.27 (1087)
323287Bela Bakosi2.08 (984)7.88 (1112)17.25i (1191)
333285Chris Huffins2.18 (1072)8.01 (1140)16.14 (1073)
343274Roman Novotny2.17i (1064)8.22 (1186)15.67i (1024)
353273Wilbert Walker2.05 (958)8.13 (1166)16.85 (1149)
363272Yoandri Betanzos2.10 (1002)7.51i (1032)17.69i (1238)
373267Momchil Karailiev2.08i (984)7.71i (1075)17.41 (1208)
383265Antonio Corgos2.08 (984)8.23 (1188)16.33i (1093)
393257Steinar Hoen2.36i (1233)7.35 (997)15.70 (1027)
403255Sergey Ivanov2.25 (1135)7.26 (978)16.79 (1142)

PosScoreAthleteHigh jumpLong jumpTriple jump
13525Tatyana Lebedeva1.80 (1009)7.33 (1276)15.36i (1240)
23524Olga Rypakova1.92 (1125)6.85 (1171)15.25 (1228)
33514Caterine Ibarguen1.93 (1135)6.73 (1145)15.31 (1234)
43500Inessa Kravets1.75 (961)7.37 (1285)15.50 (1254)
53491Heike Drechsler1.88 (1086)7.48 (1309)13.94i (1096)
63485Sarka Kasparkova1.95i (1154)6.56 (1108)15.20 (1223)
73482Carolina Kluft1.95 (1154)6.97 (1197)14.29 (1131)
83468Jackie Joyner-Kersee1.93 (1135)7.49 (1312)13.20 (1021)
93460Iva Prandzheva1.85 (1057)6.90 (1182)15.18 (1221)
103448Yevgeniya Zhdanova1.98 (1183)6.69 (1136)14.27 (1129)
113428Chaunte Lowe2.05 (1252)6.90 (1182)12.93 (994)
123407Ma Miaolan1.89 (1096)6.97 (1197)14.12 (1114)
133393Tetyana Shchurenko1.93 (1135)6.68i (1134)14.22 (1124)
143392Yelena Lebedenko1.85i (1057)6.75 (1149)14.83i (1186)
153384Trecia Smith1.81 (1018)6.74 (1147)15.16 (1219)
163383Olga Bolshova1.97 (1173)6.45 (1084)14.24 (1126)
173378Yamile Aldama1.88 (1086)6.34 (1060)15.29 (1232)
183368Iolanda Chen1.71 (923)7.16 (1239)15.03i (1206)
183368Lyudmila Kolchanova1.82 (1028)7.21 (1250)13.88 (1090)
203362Brittney Reese1.88i (1086)7.25 (1259)13.16 (1017)
213360Hanne Haugland2.01 (1212)6.48 (1091)13.56 (1057)
223359Helga Radtke1.75 (961)7.21 (1250)14.46 (1148)
233358Emma Green2.01 (1212)6.41 (1076)13.69 (1070)
243351Katarina Johnson-Thompson1.97i (1173)6.93i (1189)12.88 (989)
243351Carlota Castrejana1.89 (1096)6.47 (1089)14.64i (1166)
263327Fiona May1.72 (932)7.11 (1228)14.65 (1167)
263327Tatyana Kotova1.75 (961)7.42 (1296)13.69i (1070)
283326Hyleas Fountain1.90 (1105)6.89 (1180)13.40 (1041)
293319Terri Hairston1.90 (1105)6.74 (1147)13.66 (1067)
303290Urszula Wlodarczyk1.86 (1067)6.63 (1123)13.98 (1100)
313289Tia Hellebaut2.05i (1252)6.44 (1082)12.54i (955)
313289Erica Johansson1.78 (990)6.99 (1202)13.95 (1097)
333270Valentina Gotovska1.97 (1173)6.91 (1184)12.11 (913)
343268Vanessa Gladone1.83 (1038)6.59 (1115)14.13 (1115)
343268Ringa Ropo1.88 (1086)6.85 (1171)13.10 (1011)
363262Hrysopiyi Devetzi1.64 (856)6.85i (1171)15.32 (1235)
373253Yelena Sinchukova1.68 (894)7.20 (1248)14.09 (1111)
383243Martyna Bielawska1.90 (1105)6.24 (1039)13.97 (1099)
393238Malgorzata Trybanska1.72 (932)6.80 (1160)14.44 (1146)
393238Rita Inancsi1.87 (1076)6.78 (1156)13.05i (1006)

2 Comments

  1. UNKNOWN says: January 20, 2014 • 00:33:52

    What about James Jenkins in the mix. 2.16 HIGH JUMP. 16.50i/16.79w Triple Jump, 7.45 Long Jump. You left him out.

  2. Jon Mulkeen says: January 20, 2014 • 09:51:32

    Re: James Jenkins – he is on my master spreadsheet, but his score of 3140 isn’t enough to make the top 40.

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