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100 metres sprint.

Although the race is over in less than 10 seconds, it is the blue-riband event of the athletics and the session that includes the final of the men's 100m are the most sought after tickets in the entire Olympic calendar.

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100 meter dash for men and the 100 meter dash and 100 meter hurdles for women.

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For 8 & unders it is 25 yards but for older ages or competitive it is the 50 yards.

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Q: What is the shortest running event in the Olympic games?
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