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Tellez would thereafter remain Lewis' coach for his entire career.Days after graduating from high school in 1979, Lewis broke the high school long jump record with a leap of 8.13 m (26 ft 8 in).In response to a question about his skipping a 1982 long jump competition at altitude, he said, "I want the record and I plan to get it, but not at altitude.I don't want that '(A)' [for altitude] after the mark." Also in 1981, Lewis became the fastest 100 m sprinter in the world.
Lewis worked with Tellez and adapted his technique so that he was able to jump without pain, and he went on to win the 1980 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) title with a wind-assisted jump of 8.35 m (27 ft 4 Though his focus was on the long jump, he was now starting to emerge as a talent in the sprints.He set world records in the 100 m, 4 × 100 m and 4 × 200 m relays, while his world record in the indoor long jump has stood since 1984.His 65 consecutive victories in the long jump achieved over a span of 10 years is one of the sport's longest undefeated streaks.Lewis said he should have been credited with that jump, claiming the track officials misinterpreted the rules on fouls.
He repeated his number one ranking in the 100 m and long jump, and ranked number six in the 200 m.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the governing body of track and field, organized the first World Championships in 1983.