usfain bolt holds world record
It's Usain Bolt!
47.05 seconds by Eamon Sullivan of Australia.
Usain Bolt from Jamaica , holds the olympic record for 100 meters , which he set in 2008 China olympic.
Reggie Walker of South Africa won gold in the 100 meters at the 1908 Games in London.
Shelly-Ann Fraser of Jamaica won the 100 meters in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. She repeated her win in London in 2012 (only the third woman to repeat as Olympic Champion) and will continue to hold the Olympic title until the race is run again in the Olympics in 2016 in Rio de Janiero.
100 meters is 1/10 of a kilometer. 1 kilometer is equal to 1000 meters. The 100 meter dash is an event in track and field and also an Olympic event. The current title holder of 100 meter dash in Olympics is Usain Bolt of Jamaica.
The last man tow win an Olympic 100 meter final was Allan Wells. Allan Wells won the Scottish Junior Triple Jump title in 1972 and in 1976 achieved 11.0 for the 100 meters.
There was no Olympic Games in 1966.
The length of an Olympic pool is 50 meters. One lap is 100 meters so 400 meters would equal 4 laps.
Usain bolt 9.58 and his olympic record is 9.69