The Fastest Men on Earth


The men’s 100 meters is a track sprint race. It is one of the most popular events in athletics. It is also one of the most prestigious. The winner of a major event is sure to become world famous.

The Olympic champion is usually given the title of “the fastest man on earth”. Here is a list of the five fastest male sprinters in History.

5. Nesta Carter

Carter comes from Jamaica. On 29 August 2010 Carter ran the 100m in 9.78 seconds.

4. Asafa Powell

Powell also comes from Jamaica. On 2 September 2008 Powell ran the 100m in 9.72 seconds.

3. Yohan Blake

Blake is another athlete from Jamaica. On 23 August 2012 Blake ran the 100m in 9.69 seconds.

2. Tyson Gay

Gay comes from America. On 20 September 2009 Gay ran the 100m in 9.69 seconds.

1. Usain Bolt

Bolt is the fourth athlete from Jamaica. On 16 August 2009 Bolt ran the 100m in the fastest time ever. He ran 100m in an incredible 9.58 seconds.

Usain Bolt is the fastest man ever to run the 100 meters. Will he or anyone else ever beat his record?