Usain Bolt for men and Florence Griffiths-Joyner for women.
The fastest man in the world is Usain Bolt. He set the world record for the 100 meter sprint. He ran up to 100 meters in 9.58 seconds.
usfain bolt holds world record
Olympic Record: Usain Bolt 9.63 (2012)World Record: Usain Bolt 9.58 (2009)
10.49s by Florence Griffiths-Joyner in 1988.
Usain Bolt, from Jamaica, holds the current world record for the Men's 100m Sprint. His winning time it 9.58 seconds. While the Women's record holder has been Florence Griffith-Joyner since 1988 with 10.49 seconds.
9.58 seconds, Usain Bolt 2009 World Championships.