The first world record for the 100 metres took place in Stockholm Sweden on July 6th 1912. The time was 10.6 by a man called Don Lippincot from the USA. It was duplicated (10.6 again) by Jacklin Scholz, again in Stockholm on Sept 16th 1920.
What is the world record for man and woman 100 meter sprint?
World record 100m sprint for a man is 9.69, by Usain Bolt... World record 100m sprint for a man is 9.69, by Usain Bolt... World record 100m sprint for a man is 9.69, by Usain Bolt... World record 100m sprint for a man is 9.69, by Usain Bolt... ...
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Who holds the current World record in the mens 100 meters sprint?
Usain Bolt of Jamaica with 9.58 seconds set at the 2009 Berlin World Championships. ...
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What was Usain Bolt's record in the 100 meter dash?
Usain bolt broke his record on the 16th August 2009. The new 100 metre sprint record, set by him is 9.58. Usain bolt made history in the 2008 Beijing games by running the 100 meter dash in 9.69 seconds- the world record. ...
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Who holds the world record for the 100 yard dash?
In 1963, Bob Hayes set a world record of 9.1 in the 100-yard dash. However, at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, Usain Bolt established a world record in the 100-meter dash of 9.69. Today, sprint distances are measured in meters, not yards, and 100 meters = 109.361 yards. As Mr Hayes in his record-breaking effort ran 1 yard every .91 seconds, his time for 100 meters would have been at least 9.95 seconds, or more than 1/4-second (.26 seconds) slower than the record...