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British High Jump Record

On 11 December 1954, while living in New Zealand, Wells recorded the highest jump of his career with 6 ft 7½in. This equalled the British High Jump record set by
Alan Paterson on 2 August 1947. They remained joint British record holders until 1 August 1959 when Crawford Fairbrother cleared 6 ft 8in.