Who was the fastest runner in 2012?

Who was the fastest runner in 2012?

Usain Bolt

World record Usain Bolt ( JAM ) 9.58 s
Olympic record 9.69 s
2012 World leading Yohan Blake ( JAM ) 9.75 s

What’s the world record for 100m sprint?

9.58 seconds
What is the men’s 100m world record? The men’s record is, of course, held by the legendary Usain Bolt, who recorded a stunning time of 9.58 seconds at the 2009 World Championships. The second best time by a different athlete is 9.69, recorded by both Tyson Gay and Yohan Blake.

Who holds the 100m Olympic record?

100 metres

Athletics 100 metres
Men Usain Bolt 9.58 (2009)
Women Florence Griffith-Joyner 10.49 (1988)
Olympic records
Men Usain Bolt 9.63 (2012)

Where was the men’s 100 meters held in 2012?

The men’s 100 metres competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom was held at the Olympic Stadium on 4–5 August 2012. Seventy-four athletes from 61 nations competed. Each nation was limited to 3 athletes per rules in force since the 1930 Olympic Congress.

What’s the world record for the 100 meters?

IAAF-ratified world record progression for the men’s 100 m. The first record in the 100 metres for men ( athletics) was recognised by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations, in 1912. The record now is 9.58 seconds which was run by Usain Bolt .

Who was the Jamaican 100 meter champion in 2012?

In the 2011 world championships, the 100 metres was won by Yohan Blake after a false start by Bolt. Later in the season, Blake ran a new 200 metres personal best only.07 behind Bolt’s world record. At the 2012 Jamaican Olympic Trials, Blake beat Bolt in both events.

When did the men’s 100 m world record change?

IAAF-ratified world record progression for the men’s 100 m. In 1977 the IAAF began requiring fully automatic timing, accounting for both the increase in measured times and the decrease in measurement error.

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