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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.

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