Josh Ross currebtly holds the record
David RudishaRieti, Italy 1.41.01
Usain Bolt for men - 9.58s. Florence Griffiths-Joyner for women 10.49s.
The Fastest 100 metres dash runner is Asafa Powell (Italian)
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.
Shahid Afridi holds the record of fastest century in ODIs; 102 runs on 37 balls.
Corey J.Andreson holds the record of hitting second fastest ODI Century.
Florence Griffith Joyner