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.
the fastest athlete in the world is usain bolt
A male athlete. Usain Bolt. 9.58m in the 100m.
By being the fastest.
the fastest male athelete of the 2008 Beijing Olympics was Usain Bolt of Jamiaca.
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Usain Bolt, a male Jamaican athlete, is the fastest 100m runner ever. His personal best is 9.58 seconds
Jacoby Ford, WR for Clemson University
Yohan Blake (Jamaica) - 9.93
The Fastest 100 metres dash runner is Asafa Powell (Italian)
Josh Ross currebtly holds the record
9.93 by Yohan Blake, Jamaica
4:35 in 1998 by kylie Rain
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Mohammed Ameen Jada is the worlds fastest 17 year OLD track and is from Botswana and broke the record at th age of 16 and was recorded as an under17 athlete