fastest men in the world (100 meters)

These are the top fastest men in the world.  Usain Bolt is the fastest men  with his outstanding time record of 9.69 seconds.

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fastest menfastest men #1. Usain Bolt:(9.58 sec on 16 August 2009 )

Beijing Olympic Games 2008: Jamaica’s Usain Bolt shocked the world when he crossed the finish line in 9.69 seconds to clinch gold and become the fastest man in the world, seeming to slow down. For four years the racing world has wondered what remarkable time Bolt may have finished with if he had sprinted the entire way through. The answer may come at the 2012 London Games.

Source: AP


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fastest men #2. Justin Gatlin 9.69 sec  on 20 September 2009

Gay holds the US record in the 100 m with 9.69 s, making him the joint second fastest men, along with Yohan Blake, in the history of the event after Usain Bolt. His 19.58 s makes him history’s fifth fastest 200 m runner.




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fastest men #2. Yohan Blake’s: 9.69 on 23 August 2012

Blake’s 100 m personal best of 9.69 seconds makes him the equal second fastest man ever with Tyson Gay, and after Usain Bolt. His personal best for the 200 m (19.26 seconds) is the second fastest ever after Bolt.Making him the third fastest men in the world.


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fastest men #4. Asafa Powell (9.72 sec on 2 September 2008)

Asafa Powell CD (born 23 November 1982) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He held the 100 m world record between June 2005 and May 2008, with times of 9.77 and 9.74 seconds respectively.He is the fourth fastest men in the world.




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fastest men #5. Nesta Carter(9.78 sec on 29 August 2010)

Nesta Carter OD (born October 11, 1985) is a Jamaican sprinter, who specialises in the 100 metresevent. In August 2010 he became only the fifth sprinter to ever run the 100 metres in less than 9.8 seconds. he is the 5th fastest men in the world.

RankTimeWind (m/s)AthleteCountryDateLocation
19.58+0.9Usain Bolt Jamaica16 August 2009Berlin
29.69+2.0Tyson Gay United States20 September 2009Shanghai
−0.1Yohan Blake Jamaica23 August 2012Lausanne
49.72+0.2Asafa Powell Jamaica2 September 2008Lausanne
59.78+0.9Nesta Carter Jamaica29 August 2010Rieti
69.79+0.1Maurice Greene United States16 June 1999Athens
+1.5Justin Gatlin United States5 August 2012London
89.80+1.3Steve Mullings Jamaica4 June 2011Eugene
99.84+0.7Donovan Bailey Canada27 July 1996Atlanta
+0.2Bruny Surin Canada22 August 1999Seville
119.85+1.2Leroy Burrell United States6 July 1994Lausanne
+1.7Olusoji Fasuba Nigeria12 May 2006Ad-Dawhah
+1.3Mike Rodgers United States4 June 2011Eugene
+1.0Richard Thompson Trinidad and Tobago13 August 2011Port of Spain
159.86+1.2Carl Lewis United States25 August 1991Tokyo
-0.7Frankie Fredericks Namibia3 July 1996Lausanne
+1.8Ato Boldon Trinidad and Tobago19 April 1998Walnut
+0.6Francis Obikwelu Portugal22 August 2004Athens
+1.4Keston Bledman Trinidad and Tobago23 June 2012Port of Spain
209.87+0.3Linford Christie United Kingdom15 August 1993Stuttgart
-0.2Obadele Thompson[A] Barbados11 September 1998Johannesburg
229.88+1.8Shawn Crawford United States19 June 2004Eugene
+1.0Walter Dix United States8 August 2010Notwil
+0.9Ryan Bailey United States29 August 2010Rieti
+1.0Michael Frater Jamaica30 June 2011Lausanne