Wilson Kipketer of Denmark holds seven of the ten fastest 800m times in history, including his world record of 1.41.11 from 1997.
The world record holder for a woman is a Mexican girl named Ana Guevara with a time of 35.30 seconds.
Men - Usain Bolt, 9.58s Women - Florence Griffiths Joyner, 10.49s
Asafa continues to be very competitive in the sprint 100 meter dash. He held the world leading time in 2010 and is the former world record holder.
Usain Bolt is the current world record holder for the 100 meter dash
World record 100m sprint for a man is 9.69, by Usain Bolt... World record 100m sprint for a man is 9.69, by Usain Bolt... World record 100m sprint for a man is 9.69, by Usain Bolt... World record 100m sprint for a man is 9.69, by Usain Bolt...
The current Commonwealth Games record for the 100m is held by Ato Boldon, who ran the distance in 9.88 at the 1998 Games.
The current men's record holder in the 200 meter race is Usain Bolt with a time of 19.19 seconds. The current women's world record holder is Florence Griffith with a time of 21.34 seconds.
The world record for women completing the 100 meter sprint is 10.49 seconds. The record was set by an American named Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988.
Usain Bolt with a time of 9.58s.
Usain Bolt. 9.58 seconds
9.58 seconds by Usain Bolt.
There IS NOT a 25 meter freestyle world record. Although there are FINA recognised events in short course (25 meter) pools, the 25 meter sprint is not a FINA recognised event. As a result of this, there is no official record for the 25 meter freestyle event.
The World Record is 5.56seconds held by Donovan Bailey of Canada. He ran this in 1996.
Since 1988 the world record holder for the Women's 100m Sprint has been Florence Griffith-Joyner with 10.49 seconds. And since 2012 the Men's record belongs to Usain Bolt from Jamaica with 9.58 seconds.
Usain Bolt-9.72 seconds
The current record holder is Maurice Greene with the time 6.39 seconds.