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Top 10 Fastest 100 Meter Dashes

  1. Usain Bolt (Jamaica) a�� 9.58 seconds. Bolt was able to set the olympics record in 2008 and it is still standing today.
  2. Tyson Gay (United States) a�� 9.69 seconds. Also at the 2008 olympics, Gay obtained a slightly slower, but still incredibly fast, run than Bolt,
  3. Asafa Powell (Jamaica) a�� 9.72 seconds. Powell’s time was once the world record when it was ran back in 2007.
  4. Maurice Greene (United States) a�� 9.79 seconds. In 1999, Greene was able to set this world record which was later beaten.
  5. Donovan Bailey (Canada) a�� 9.84 seconds. Bailey set this past record at the 1999 olympics.
  6. Bruny Surin (Canada) a�� 9.84 seconds. In 1999 Surin was able to gain second place in a race with a time of 9.84 seconds which is the fastest silver medal time ever.
  7. Leroy Burrell (United States) a�� 9.85 seconds. Burrell set this world record after beating his own previous record of 9.90 seconds.
  8. Justin Gatlin (United States) a�� 9.85 seconds. Earning the gold medal at the 2004 olympics, Gatlin was able to earn the 8th spot of the fastest dashes ever.
  9. Olusoji Fasuba (Nigeria) a�� 9.85 seconds. Fasuba was able to earn this time at the Doha Grand Prix in 2006.
  10. Carl Lewis (United States) a��9.86 seconds. With nine olympic gold medals and eight world championship gold medals in his pocket, Lewis was able to earn the 10th spot on this list.

Source: https://www.rankings.com/sports-track-sprinters/

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