Jan Niklas Patrik Sjöberg (born 5 January 1965 in Gothenburg, Västra Götaland) is a former Swedish high jumper and previous world record holder. With 2.42 metres (7 ft 11.3 in), he holds the Swedish as well as the European record in men's high jump. His 1987 world record 2.42m - set in Stockholm on 30 June 1987 - is the fourth best in history, and only Javier Sotomayor and Mutaz Essa Barshim have achieved a higher jump. Sjöberg is also a two-time world indoor record holder with marks of 2.38 m (1985) and 2.41 m (1987). Sjöberg has a gold medal from the World Championships in Rome 1987 and has 3 olympic medals. Two silver medals from Los Angeles 1984 and Barcelona 1992 and one bronze medal from Seuol 1988. Sjöberg is the only high jumper that has won medals from more than two olympic games.….. to know more, please go to wikipedia or IAAF Stats Link.
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