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Q: Who has held the Olympic record for the 100m for the longest time?
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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.

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