Top 5 Fastest Runners In The World

Diksha Bhardwaj
2 min readSep 3, 2020

Becoming the fastest runner in the world is not easy. It takes lots of hard work, stamina, and practice which these runners have did. Do you know who they are?

Running is an Olympic sport and there are different formats of this sport but we will discuss the fastest runners of 100 meters in this. The sport of running needs a lot of stamina, hard work and most importantly your win depends on how fast you run. The runners of this sport run like a leopard and cover up the distance infraction of seconds for which we take minutes. This sport also needs physical and mental strength as well as concentration. When a runner starts a race their win depends a lot on how good their start was. Here we go with the names of the top 5 runners who have the record of the fastest running on their names.

Fastest Runners In The World:

1. Usain Bolt: (9.58 seconds record time for 100 meters)

The name of Usain Bolt at number one in the list of top 5 fastest runners in the world is I believe is expected by everyone because he is the biggest name of the running sport. He completed his 100-meter race in 9.58 seconds and make the world record of completing the fastest 100 meters race on his name. He has won 7 silver and 33 gold medals in his running career. He was born on 21st August 1986 at Sherwood Content, Jamaica. He announced his retirement in 2017 and is one of the best sprinters in the world. Before his retirement as a runner, the legend has set very tough benchmarks with his records for the current and upcoming runners.

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2. Tyson Gay: (9.69 seconds record time for 100 meters)

The second name in this list is Tyson Gay, who is an American sprinter. He was born on 9th August 1982 at Lexington Kentucky, United States. He is the second-fastest sprinter of the world who completed his 100-meter race in 9.69 seconds and 200-meter race in 19.58 seconds. Before him, it’s Usain Bolt who completed 200 meters in 19.19 seconds. The career-best races by Tyson Gay till now are100 meters in 9.69 seconds, 200 meters in 19.58 seconds, and 400 meters in 44.89 seconds. He has won 12 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze medals till now.

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