Lee Evans broke Milkha Singh's 400 meter world record, in the 1968 Olympics. The current record holder is Michael Johnson.
Generally speaking, the term 'fastest athlete' or 'fastest man in the world' is used with the person that holds the world's record in the 100 meter dash. That man is Usain Bolt who ran a 9.69 at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. J.C. Owens better known as Jesse Owens set the record in the Hitler Olympics as they were known in 1936.
yes. if you run a world record time at the Olympics it is recorded as both the world record and the olympic record.
Bailey ran the 100 in 9.84 seconds, breaking the then existing world record of 9.85 seconds held by Leroy Burrell.
There was alought of famouse athletes in 1924 such as Erik Lidell who ran the 400 meters in 47.6 second at the olympics in paris making a world record.
Mary Denise Rand, (born 10 February 1940) is a former English track-and-field athlete. She won the gold medal in the long jump at the 1964 Summer Olympics by breaking the world record, becoming the first-ever British female to win an Olympic gold medal in a track and field event.
elliot hulse is the slowest in ntthe world
To express my feelings about breaking the world's record, I am forced to quote Mohammed Ali, who said "I am the greatest!".
it is the u.s.a
The cast of World Record - 2011 includes: Eyob Tadese as Athlete