List of top 10 fastest people in the world in 100 m race.
List of top 10 fastest people in the world in 100 m race.

1. USAIN BOLT

Usain Bolt is from Jamaica. He is a retired sprinter, born on 21 August 1986 (age 32). He is ‎1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) in height. He had many records in the world, from 100 m to 400 m race. Due to his wonderful performances, he is also known by Lightning Bolt. In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he won gold with the completion of the race in 9.63 sec. But he was not satisfied with his performance and wanted to achieve the record less than 9.6 seconds. After a lot of struggle and hard work, he improved his performance in his second world record in 2009. The estimated time taken for completion of the 100 m race was 9.58 seconds.

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2. TYSON GAY

Tyson Gay is a sprint racer from the USA. He was born on August 9, 1982. He is the man to record his name as the second-fastest man in the world history.He is the one person to beat Usain Bolt in the final. During the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix meeting, on 20 September 2009, he has recorded his fastest time to complete and beat the field in 100 m race. The estimated time taken for completion of the 100 m race was 9.69 seconds. This speed matches the sped of Usain bolt winning time 2008 at the Beijing Olympics.

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3. YOHANBLAKE

YohanBlake is from Jamaica. He was born on born 26 December 1989. He is a sprint racer of 100 m and 200 m race. In 2011 he won the gold medal in 100 m World Championships race. He was the youngest man in the world to achieve such a prestigious prize. In the London Olympics, in 2012 he got the silver medal in the 100 m and 200 m race. He is also the second-fastest runner along with the Gay, on 23 August 2012, he ran the faster and completed the race the same as the fastest speed of Gay. The estimated time taken for completion of the 100 m race was 9.69 seconds. Hence, he was able to record his name as the fastest junior sprint racer in the world.

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4. ASAFA POWELL

Asafa Powell is also from Jamaica. He was born on born 23 November 1982. He has many world records, from 2005 to 2008. Although, he was unable to enjoy the victory in a major championship. But he managed to get the fourth position in the fastest person in the world. The estimated time taken for completion of the 100 m race was 9.72 seconds which he achieved at the race held in 2008 ‘ Athletissima Diamond League meet’ in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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5. JUSTIN GATLIN

Justin Gatlin is a sprint racer from the USA. He is specialized in 100 m and 200 m race. He was born on February 10, 1982. On May 15, 20152015 at the Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix, he managed to get under top five positions in the list of the fastest person of the world, with the estimated time taken for completion of 100 m race was 9.74 seconds.

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6. NESTA CARTER

Nesta Carter is specialized in the sprint racing. He was born on October 11, 1985, in Jamaica. In August 2010 he managed to the fifth sprint racer t complete the sprint racing in less than 9.8 seconds. The estimated best speed taken by him to complete of 100 m race was 9.78 seconds.

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7. MAURICE GREENE

Maurice Greene is from the USA. He was a track and field sprinter, born on July 23, 1974. He is specialized in the 100 m and 200 m race and not only has he broken the world record of Donovan Bailey. But he won world championship gold in Seville and recorded a world record with the estimated time taken for completion of 100 m race was 9.79 seconds. During his career from 1997 to 2004, he had won 5-time world champion and four Olympic medals.

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8. STEVEN MULLINGS

Steven Mullings was born on 28 November 1982 in Jamaica. He started his international career with a bronze medal. Unfortunately, destiny was not him; he had gone through a lot of struggle in his life as he was banned from competition for two years. Despite all odds he managed to achieve the position of the eight in the list of the fastest runner with the time taken for completion of 100 m race was 9.8 seconds on 4 June 2011, at Eugene, Oregon,United States.

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9. RICHARD THOMPSON

Richard Thompson was born on 7 June 1985 in Trinidad. He was only a 23-year-old boy in 2008 when he got the second position after the UsainBolt at Beijing Olympics and won the silver medal. After six years at the age of 30, he recorded his name as the 9th fastest runner with the total time taken for completion of the 100 m race was 9.82 seconds. Thus, he made a national record too.

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10. DONOVAN BAILEY

Donovan Bailey Was born on December 16, 1967. He is a retired Jamaican-Canadian sprint racer. In the 1996 Olympic Games, he completed the 100 m race in just 9.84 seconds. With this great achievement, he recorded his name as the top 10 fastest runners and the first Canadian to break the 10-second barrier legally in 100 m race.

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