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# What is the fastest time in the 100 meter dash?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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11y ago

9.58 seconds By Usain Bolt of Jamaica.

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12y ago

The fastest 100m time ever run is by an 11 year old boy from Ireland.

He ran the 100m sprint in a shocking time of 9.41 seconds.

Its hard to Believe but it is true.

His name was James Mulvihill

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12y ago

Usain Bolt with 9.69

close it was set by Usain blot but this year he beat his own record with a time of 9.58 wow that's fast!!!

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11y ago

9.58 seconds By Usain Bolt of Jamaica in Berlin in 2009.

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14y ago

9.58 seconds - Usain Bolt from Jamaica.

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9.58 seconds By Usain bolt of Jamaica.

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