the fastest 100m dash was set by usian bolt with 9.69 seconds and for many olympic athletes their time averages around 10-11 seconds
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Gail Devers, 10.82 sec
The event ends when a runner's torso (not the head, arm or leg) crosses the finish line.
Alan Wells of Great Britain at the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
10.49 by Florence Griffith-Joyner in the 1988 Seoul Olympic games.
The Olympic record for the women's 100 meter dash was set by Florence Griffith-Joyner at the 1988 Games in Seoul at a time of 10.54 seconds.
Usain Bolt from Jamaica is the current worlds record holder and 2008 Olympic gold medal recipient in the 100m dash.
As far as the Modern Olympics, the 100 meter dash has been an event since the first Modern Games in 1896.
No Australian athlete competed in the men's or woman's 100 meter dash at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
The start line from the 100M dash is 100M away from the finish line, parallel to the finish line.
A 12.5-second 100m equates to a time of 4.572 seconds in the 40-yard dash.
Danish from Singapore won the 100m race in the olympic games in greek times.thx
The 100m dash, 200 m dash, (sometimes) 400m dash, 100m hurdles, 110m hurdles, (sometimes) 300m hurdles, and sprint relays.
At 10.64 seconds, Carmeleta Jeter is the second-fastest woman in history in the 100m dash.
In 2008, in Beijing, China: Usain Bolt won the Olympic Gold Medal in the Men's 100m Dash. Bolt completed the race in 9.69 seconds, and consequently set a new world record. Shelly-Ann Fraser won the Olympic Gold Medal in the Women's 100m Dash. Fraser completed the race in 10.78 seconds. The world record time for the Women's 100m Dash is 10.54, held by the late Florence Griffith-Joyner AKA "Flo-Jo". Flo-Jo set the record in 1988, in Seoul, South Korea, and it has yet to be broken. Both Bolt and Fraser are from Jamaica.
Donavan Bailey of Jamaica
100m long :)