2021 Women’s High Jump World Rankings

Downtown Zürich made for a stunning backdrop as Mariya Lasitskene won the DL Final. (JIRO MOCHIZUKI)

ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER No. 1 for Mariya Lasitskene. This year’s is her sixth, tying her with Stefka Kostadinova. They trail only Iolanda Balaș… Lasitskene’s road to the top was fairly straightforward as she won 14 of 18 meets, including the Olympics and DL Final…

THE ONLY ONE to beat Lasitskene twice was teenager Yaroslava Mahuchikh, who also had the year’s best sequence of marks. She topped the 2-meter (6-6¾) barrier in 11 meets, compared to 5 for Lasitskene… Nicola McDermott beat Mahuchikh for Tokyo silver, but in addition to her raft of high marks the Ukrainian beat the Aussie 4-2 overall…

VASHTI CUNNINGHAM, still just 21, rates as the top American for the fourth time in a row. Save for the Olympics she never competed outside the U.S.

JUMP TO U.S. RANKINGS VIEW WORLD TOP 50 LIST VIEW U.S. TOP 50 LIST
1. MARIYA LASITSKENE (Russia) (1/14/93, 5-11½/132) (1.82/60)
1.92 | 6-3½i 1)Yekaterinburg 1/07
1.92 | 6-3½i 1)Chelyabinsk 1/19
2.00 | 6-6¾i 1)Moscow 1/24
1.94 | 6-4¼i 1)Moscow 2/07
1.94 | 6-4¼i 1)Rus Indoor 2/15
1.94 | 6-4¼i 1)Moscow 2/28
1.80 | 5-10¾ 7)Dessau 5/21 1. Herashchenko; 2. Mahuchikh; 3. Lang
1.88 | 6-2 4)Gateshead1 DL 5/23 1. Licwinko; 2. Borthwick; 3. Lake
1.95 | 6-4¾ 1)Moscow 7/10
2.00 | 6-6¾ 1)Joensuu 7/14
1.92 | 6-3½ 1)Lapinlahti 7/17
1.94 | 6-4¼ 1)Moscow 7/24
2.04 | 6-8¼ 1)Olympic Games 8/07
(1.95q)
1.98 | 6-6 1)Lausanne DL 8/26
1.98 | 6-6 2)Paris DL 8/28 1. McDermott
2.00 | 6-6¾ 2)Brussels DL 9/03 1. Mahuchikh
2.05 | 6-8¾ 1)Zürich DL 9/08
1.98 | 6-6 1)Berlin 9/12
2. YAROSLAVA MAHUCHIKH (Ukraine) (9/19/01, 5-11¼/121) (1.81/55)
2.02 | 6-7½i 1)Kyyiv 1/09
2.00 | 6-6¾i 1)Udine 1/27
2.06 | 6-9i 1)Banská Bystrica 2/02
2.00 | 6-6¾i 1)Ukr Indoor 2/11
(1.80iq)
2.00 | 6-6¾i 1)Euro Indoor 3/07
(1.91iq)
1.92 | 6-3½ 2)Dessau 5/21 1. Herashchenko
2.00 | 6-6¾ 1)Ukr Ch 6/19
2.03 | 6-8 1)Stockholm DL 7/04
2.00 | 6-6¾ 1)Euro U23 7/10
(1.82q)
2.00 | 6-6¾ 3)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott
(1.95q)
1.98 | 6-6 2)Lausanne DL 8/26 1. Lasitskene
1.95 | 6-4¾ 5)Paris DL 8/28 1. McDermott; 2. Lasitskene; 3. Herashchenko; 4. Patterson
2.02 | 6-7½ 1)Brussels DL 9/03
2.03 | 6-8 2)Zürich DL 9/08 1. Lasitskene
3. NICOLA MCDERMOTT (Australia) (12/28/96, 6-1¼/139) (1.86/63)
1.96 | 6-5 1)Canberra 2/25
1.91 | 6-3¼ 1)Sydney 3/05
1.91 | 6-3¼ 1)Canberra 3/11
2.00 | 6-6¾ 1)Aus Ch 4/18
1.96 | 6-5 1)Gold Coast 6/12
1.98 | 6-6 1)Townsville 6/18
2.01 | 6-7 2)Stockholm DL 7/04 1. Mahuchikh
2.02 | 6-7½ 2)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene
(1.95q)
1.95 | 6-4¾ 3)Lausanne DL 8/26 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh
1.98 | 6-6 1)Paris DL 8/28
2.00 | 6-6¾ 3)Brussels DL 9/03 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Lasitskene
2.01 | 6-7 3)Zürich DL 9/08 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh
1.95 | 6-4¾ 2)Berlin 9/12 1. Lasitskene
4. IRYNA HERASHCHENKO (Ukraine) (3/10/95, 5-11¼/137) (1.81/62)
1.92 | 6-3½i 3)Kyyiv 1/09 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Levchenko
1.92 | 6-3½i 1)Sumy 1/30
1.90 | 6-2¾i 2)Kyyiv 2/05 1. Levchenko
1.94 | 6-4¼i 3)Ukr Indoor 2/11 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Levchenko
(1.80iq)
1.90 | 6-2¾i 1)Val-de-Reuil 2/14
1.89 | 6-2¼ 2)L’viv 2/20 1. Levchenko
1.98 | 6-6i 2)Euro Indoor 3/07 1. Mahuchikh
(1.91iq)
1.96 | 6-5 1)Luts’k 5/17
1.92 | 6-3½ 1)Dessau 5/21
1.94 | 6-4¼ 1)Tatabánya 6/05
1.96 | 6-5 2)Ukr Ch 6/19 1. Mahuchikh
1.96 | 6-5 4)Stockholm DL 7/04 1. Mahuchikh; 2. McDermott; 3. Patterson
1.90 | 6-2¾ 4)Sotteville-lès-Rouen 7/11 1. Patterson; 2. Vallortigara; 3. Okuneva
1.98 | 6-6 4)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott; 3. Mahuchikh
(1.95q)
1.98 | 6-6 1)Eugene DL 8/21
1.92 | 6-3½ 4)Lausanne DL 8/26 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh; 3. McDermott
1.95 | 6-4¾ 3)Paris DL 8/28 1. McDermott; 2. Lasitskene
1.92 | 6-3½ 4)Brussels DL 9/03 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Lasitskene; 3. McDermott
1.94 | 6-4¼ 2)Chorzów CT 9/05 1. Vallortigara
1.96 | 6-5 4)Zürich DL 9/08 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh; 3. McDermott
1.89 | 6-2¼ 5)Berlin 9/12 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott; 3. Levchenko; 4. Demireva
5. ELEANOR PATTERSON (Australia) (5/22/96, 5-11½/146) (1.82/66)
1.87 | 6-1½ 1)Brisbane 3/27
1.93 | 6-4 =1)Turku CT 6/08 -+!
1.94 | 6-4¼ 2)Sollentuna 6/13 1. Demidik
1.96 | 6-5 1)Chorzów 6/20
1.96 | 6-5 3)Stockholm DL 7/04 1. Mahuchikh; 2. McDermott
1.96 | 6-5 1)Sotteville-lès-Rouen 7/11
1.96 | 6-5 5)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott; 3. Mahuchikh; 4. Herashchenko
(1.95q)
1.85 | 6-¾ 8)Lausanne DL 8/26 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh; 3. McDermott; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Licwinko;
6t. Demireva; 6t. Levchenko
1.95 | 6-4¾ 4)Paris DL 8/28 1. McDermott; 2. Lasitskene; 3. Herashchenko
1.92 | 6-3½ =6)Brussels DL 9/03 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Lasitskene; 3. McDermott; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Demidik
1.87 | 6-1½ 6)Zürich DL 9/08 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh; 3. McDermott; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Licwinko
6. VASHTI CUNNINGHAM (US) (1/18/98, 6-¾/146) (1.85/66)
1.90 | 6-2¾i 1)ATL I 1/24
2.00 | 6-6¾i 1)ATL III 2/07
1.97 | 6-5½ 1)Chula Vista 4/03
1.96 | 6-5 1)Azusa 5/15
1.99 | 6-6¼ 1)Tucson 5/22
2.02 | 6-7½ 1)Chula Vista 5/29
1.96 | 6-5 1)Olympic Trials 6/20
(1.87q)
1.96 | 6-5 =6)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott; 3. Mahuchikh; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Patterson
(1.95q)
1.98 | 6-6 2)Eugene DL 8/21 1. Herashchenko
7. KAMILA LIĆWINKO (Poland) (3/22/86, 6-½/143) (1.84/65)
1.85 | 6-¾i 1)Toruń 1/30
1.84 | 6-½i 2)Łódž 2/12 1. Trost
1.82 | 5-11½i 1)Pol Indoor 2/21
1.94 | 6-4¼ 1)Warsaw 5/15
1.91 | 6-3¼ 1)Gateshead1 DL 5/23
1.94 | 6-4¼ 1)Euro Teams 5/30
1.93 | 6-4 =1)Turku CT 6/08
1.90 | 6-2¾ 1)Poznań 6/13
1.92 | 6-3½ 1)Pol Ch 6/25
1.93 | 6-4 =5)Stockholm DL 7/04 1. Mahuchikh; 2. McDermott; 3. Patterson; 4. Herashchenko
1.93 | 6-4 11)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott; 3. Mahuchikh; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Patterson;
6t. Sadullayeva; 6t. Cunningham; 8. Levchenko; 9. Vukovic; 10. Jungfleisch
(1.95q)
1.90 | 6-2¾ 3)Eugene DL 8/21 1. Herashchenko; 2. Cunningham
1.89 | 6-2¼ 5)Lausanne DL 8/26 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh; 3. McDermott; 4. Herashchenko
1.92 | 6-3½ 6)Paris DL 8/28 1. McDermott; 2. Lasitskene; 3. Herashchenko; 4. Patterson; 5. Mahuchikh
1.91 | 6-3¼ 3)Chorzów CT 9/05 1. Vallortigara; 2. Herashchenko
1.93 | 6-4 5)Zürich DL 9/08 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh; 3. McDermott; 4. Herashchenko
1.90 | 6-2¾ 1)Opole 9/12
8. YULIYA LEVCHENKO (Ukraine) (11/28/97, 5-10½/132) (1.79/60)
1.95 | 6-4¾i 2)Kyyiv 1/09 1. Mahuchikh
1.96 | 6-5i 2)Banská Bystrica 2/02 1. Mahuchikh
1.92 | 6-3½i 1)Kyyiv 2/05
1.96 | 6-5i 2)Ukr Indoor 2/11 1. Mahuchikh
(1.80iq)
1.92 | 6-3½ 1)L’viv 2/20
1.94 | 6-4¼i 4)Euro Indoor 3/07 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Herashchenko; 3. Junnila
(1.91iq)
1.83 | 6-0 4)Luts’k 5/17 1. Heraschenko; 2. Tabashnyk; 3. Okuneva
1.84 | 6-½ 9)Gateshead1 DL 5/23 1. Licwinko; 2. Borthwick; 3. Lake; 4. Lasitskene; 5. Trost;
6t. Spencer; 6t. Manson; 8. Simic
1.89 | 6-2¼ 1)Ivano-Frankivsk 5/29
1.91 | 6-3¼ 3)Turku CT 6/08 1t. Patterson; 1t. Licwinko
1.94 | 6-4¼ 4)Ukr Ch 6/19 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Herashchenko; 3. Okuneva
1.85 | 6-¾ 2)Kyyiv 6/28 1. Okuneva
1.96 | 6-5 8)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott; 3. Mahuchikh; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Patterson;
6. Sadullayeva; 6. Cunningham
(1.95q)
1.90 | 6-2¾ 4)Eugene DL 8/21 1. Herashchenko; 2. Cunningham; 3. Licwinko
1.85 | 6-¾ =6)Lausanne DL 8/26 1. Lasitskene; 2. Mahuchikh; 3. McDermott; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Licwinko
1.89 | 6-2¼ =9)Paris DL 8/28 1. McDermott; 2. Lasitskene; 3. Herashchenko; 4. Patterson; 5. Mahuchikh;
6. Licwinko; 7. Vallortigara; 8. Maxwell
1.88 | 6-2 8)Brussels DL 9/03 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Lasitskene; 3. McDermott; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Demidik;
6t. Patterson; 6t. Thiam
1.91 | 6-3¼ 4)Chorzów CT 9/05 1. Vallortigara; 2. Herashchenko; 3. Licwinko
1.89 | 6-2¼ 3)Berlin 9/12 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott
9. SAFINA SADULLAYEVA (Uzbekhistan) (3/4/98)
1.86 | 6-1¼i 1)İstanbul 2/23
1.92 | 6-3½ 1)Antalya 4/18
1.94 | 6-4¼ 2)Mersin 4/25 1. Radzivil
1.90 | 6-2¾ 1)Mersin 5/02
1.96 | 6-5 1)Uzb Ch 5/29
1.96 | 6-5 =6)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott; 3. Mahuchikh; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Patterson
(1.95q)
10. MARIJA VUKOVIĆ (Montenegro) (1/21/92, 6-4¼/152) (1.94/69)
1.85 | 6-¾i 1)Belgrade 1/16
1.93 | 6-4i 1)Srb Indoor 2/07
1.84 | 6-½i =3)Łódž 2/12 1. Trost; 2. Licwinko
1.86 | 6-1¼i =2)Val-de-Reuil 2/14 1. Herashchenko
1.90 | 6-2¾i 1)Balkan Indoor 2/20
1.89 | 6-2¼i 2)Belgrade 2/24 1. Lake
1.92 | 6-3½i 7)Euro Indoor 3/07 1. Mahuchikh; 2. Herashchenko; 3. Junnila; 4. Levchenko; 5. Stanciu;
6. Trost
(1.91iq)
1.85 | 6-¾ 1)Athens 5/09
1.84 | 6-½ 1)Argostóli 5/15
1.88 | 6-2 1)Castiglione Della Pescaia 5/19
1.88 | 6-2 1)Athens 5/26
1.90 | 6-2¾ 1)Mont Ch 5/30
1.86 | 6-1¼ 1)Serravalle 6/05
1.93 | 6-4 1)Athens 6/14
1.90 | 6-2¾ 1)Euro Teams III 6/20
1.97 | 6-5½ 1)Balk Ch 6/27
1.90 | 6-2¾ 1)Graz 7/17
1.96 | 6-5 9)Olympic Games 8/07 1. Lasitskene; 2. McDermott; 3. Mahuchikh; 4. Herashchenko; 5. Patterson;
6t. Sadullayeva; 6t. Cunningham; 8. Levchenko
(1.95q)
1.88 | 6-2 1)Budapest 8/24

U.S. RANKINGS
1. *Vashti Cunningham (Nike) 6. Nicole Greene (unattached)
1)Olympic Trials, 8)Olympic Games, 2)Eugene DL 4(Miramar, =3)Chula Vista, 3)Olympic Trials
2. Rachel McCoy (unattached) 7. Liz Evans (unattached)
4)Olympic Trials, nq)Olympic Games, 5)Eugene DL 5)Olympic Trials
3. Jelena Rowe (Asics) 8. Abigail O’Donoghue (LSU)
2)Tucson, nh)Olympic Trials, 8)Eugene DL 4)NCAA Indoor, =7)NCAA, 9)Olympic Trials
4. Rachel Glenn (South Carolina) 9. Shelley Spires (US Air Force)
2)NCAA Indoor, 1)NCAA, 6)Olympic Trials 2)Miramar, 5)Tucson, =7)Olympic Trials
5. Inika McPherson (unattached) 10. Anna Hall (Georgia)
4)Tucson, 1)Prairie View, 2)Olympic Trials 3)NCAA Indoor, =7)NCAA, =11)Olympic Trials

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