Brittney Reese entered the competition as defending champion and reigning world champion outdoors.
She had won the 2018 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships with a jump of 6.88 m (22 ft 6 3⁄4 in),
ranking third among jumpers before the event. Leading the world on distance was Serbia's Ivana Španović,
with the European champion and 2016 World Indoor runner-up having cleared 6.93 m (22 ft 8 3⁄4 in).
The result went to form.
1st. gold medalist Ivana Španović Serbia 6.96 WL
2nd. silver medalist Brittney Reese United States 6.89 SB
3rd. bronze medalist Sosthene Moguenara Germany 6.85 SB