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# What is the difference between 100 Meter Dash and 100 yard dash?

Updated: 9/27/2023

Wiki User

14y ago

No. 100 meters is approximately 328 feet, or 109.33 yards. They are two different lengths of race. In international competition, such as in the Olympics, the metric distance is the one most often used.

Wiki User

15y ago

Wiki User

15y ago

100 Meters = 328.0839895013123 Feet So if both runners ran their respective races in 10.00 seconds, the runner of the 100 meter race would have run over 28 feet further than the runner of the 100 yard dash, and therefore would have been running at a higher average speed.

Wiki User

14y ago

The difference is one of distance...

100 yards = 300 feet

100 meters = 328.0839895 feet

Wiki User

14y ago

There are 36 inches in a yard and 39.37 inches in a meter. Therefore the difference in length between a 100-meter dash and a 100-yard dash is 337 inches.

Wiki User

9y ago

100 yards is 300 feet.

100 meters is 328.084 feet.

Anonymous

Lvl 1
3y ago

100

Anonymous

Lvl 1
3y ago

28.08