Top Ten fastest 100 meters Sprinters
Top Ten fastest 100 meters Sprinters
We have many athletes who run like a bullet when they are on the racing track. With the mammoth power and strength they have, they made certain records and won many championships and titles. We present you a list of top ten 100 meter sprinters who holds the record of fastest sprinters in the world.
1. Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt is the fastest human being on this planet. He is born on 21st August, 1986 in the Sherwood Content, Trelawny, Jamaica. Bolt is the first person ever to hold both the records of 100 meters and 200 meters. The list of medals and records under his name is very large, Bolt has won six gold medals in Olympics. He has also won 100m and 200m titles in two consecutive Olympics i.e. 2008 and 2012. Apart from the list of medals in Olympics, Bolt has won eight World Championships and other numerous medals in many other championships. His best record in 100m race is 9.58 seconds.
Another fastest human machine in this world is Tyson gay. He was born on 9th August, 1982 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States and resides in Florida. Tyson gay majorly competes in 100 and 200 m races and has a long list of records won. Gay made the record of winning 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m relay in a single World Championship. His best timings in 100m race are 9.69 seconds.
On the third we again have the Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake. Blake was born on 26th December, 1989 in St. James, Jamaica. Blake loves to play cricket during his school time where he was a fast bowler, his principal saw him running so fast between the wickets and urged to try sprinting. He has won bountiful medals and awards in 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m races. He shares the record of best timings in 100m sprint with Tyson Gay in just 9.69 seconds.
On the fourth spot we have Asafa Powell. He is a Jamaican athlete who was born on 23rd November, 1982 in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Powell is specialized in 100m sprint and the number of medals he won is mostly gold. Powell was also the part of 4 x 100m relay for the Jamaican team who won the gold medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics. Powell’s best time in his career was from 2005 till 2008 where he set and broke many records. His best time in 100m sprint is 9.72 seconds.
In the list of fastest 100m sprinters we have another Jamaican who runs like a bullet on the track “Nesta Carter”. Carter was born on 11th October, 1985 in Banana Ground, Jamaica. Carter is always the part of the Jamaican 4 x 100m relay team who has won gold medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics and also 2011 World Championships. His career best in 100m sprint is 9.78 seconds.
6. Justin Gatlin
On the sixth spot we have the American sprinter Justin Gatlin. He was born on 10th February 1982 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Gatlin won the gold medal in 100m race in 2004 Athens Olympics and he has also won two times the indoor championship in 60 m dash. Gatlin win bronze medal in 2012 London Olympics. His best timings in 100m sprint are 9.79 seconds.
Maurice Greene is another American athlete who has a very large collection of medals and records. Maurice Greene was born on 23rd July, 1974 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. He was one of the best athletes during his career and has won so many titles. Greene is five times world champion and also won gold medal in 100m and 4x 100m relay in 2000 Sydney Olympics. His career best timings in 100m are 9.79 seconds.
On the eighth spot we have another Jamaican running machine “Steve Mullings”. He was born or 28th November, 1982 in Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. In his first race he won a bronze medal in 100m sprint, he majorly participated in the 60m, 100m and 200m races. He won gold medal in 2009 Berlin World Championship in 4 x 100m relay. Steve Mullings best timings in 100m sprint are 9.80 seconds.
On the ninth spot we have the star Canadian sprinter Donovan Bailey. He was a livewire on the track, with his dazzling speed and stamina he has won so many titles. Bailey was born on 16th December, 1967 in Manchester, Jamaica and later got the citizenship of Canada. Bailey has won gold medal in 100m and 4 x 100m relay in 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He is also three time World champion. The best time in 100m sprint he achieved in his career is 9.84 seconds.
Bruny Surin is also a Canadian sprinter who was born on 12th July 1967 in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. During his athlete career he was one of the fastest athletes who have won many championships. Surin won the gold medal in 4 x 100m relay in 1996 Atlanta Olympics and also in the World Championship in 1995 and 1997. His career best timings in 100m sprint are 9.84 seconds.