Wilson Kipketer of Denmark holds seven of the ten fastest 800m times in history, including his world record of 1.41.11 from 1997.
Kenenisa Bekele 26:17.53 in 2009
Usain Bolt - 9.58 seconds
Pugh holds the world record time for the 500 meter swim with a time of 7 minutes and 2 seconds. :)) ('.')
Kelby Nixon from Charleston West Virgina with a time of 15.4
The fastest runner in the world is presently Usain Bolt of Jamaica for men who holds the world record. For women it is Carmelita Jeter of the USA who holds the world leading 100 meter dash time.
Florence Griffith Joyner has the record for the fastest times in the women's 100 meter race. She currently holds the top 3 fastest times of 10.49 seconds, 10.61, and 10.62 seconds.
Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the women's world record in the 100 meter dash at 10.49 set in 1988.Florence Griffith-Joyner is the fastest female 100 m runner in the world. She set the record of 10.49 seconds on July 16, 1988.
"Fastest man in the world" is the term given to the athlete who holds the world record in the 100 meter dash. No man in the world has run the 100 meter dash faster than Bolt's 9.58 seconds.
Far and away Usain Bolt. He currently holds the world record in both the 100 and 200 meter distances.
Alan Webb currently holds the fastest high school 1600 meter relay time of 3:53.43. He broke a 36 year standing record set by Jim Ryan in 1965 of 3:55.3.
Usain Bolt holds the record of 9.85, beating 9.69 his own record made in Beijing last year .
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Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the women's world record in the 100 meter dash at 10.49 seconds set in 1988.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the world record for the 200 meter dash. His amazing feat was clocked at 19.19 seconds. This record was set at the 2009 Berlin World Championships.
Usain Bolt holds the world record at 9.69 seconds for the 100 meter dash. Usain Bolt holds the world record at 19.30 seconds for the 200 meter dash. Michael Johnson holds the world record at 43.18 seconds for the 400 meter dash. So I would say Usain Bolt.