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100 meters distance
100 meters distance is equal to 109.3635 yards or 328.09 feet (More conversions available here: 100 meters conversion). This is the shortest outdoor sprint race distance in athletics.
Cheetah - the fastest land animal, reaching speed up to 120 km/h (74.6 mph), could run this distance in 3s and is more then 3 times faster then the current world record holder Usain Bolt
100 m world record men The current world record holder of the 100 m sprint race is Usain BOLT from Jamaica. The record has been broken August 16, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. Bolt ran 9.58s.
Usain Bolt average speed in this race:
10.44 m/s, 37.58 km/h, 23.35 mph, 34.25 fps, 11.42 yd/s
100 m olympic record men The current olympic record holder of the 100 m sprint race is also Usain Bolt. The record has been established August 16, 2008 during Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Bolt ran 9.69s
Usain Bolt's average speed:
10.32 m/s, 23.09 mph, 37.15 km/h, 11.29 yd/s
100 m world record women Florence Griffith-Joyner (Flo-Jo) holds current 100 m sprint race world record. July 16,1988 in Indianapolis Flo-Jo run the distance in 10.49s. She is also world record holder in 200 m sprint race (21.34s)
Flo-Jo speed during the winning 100 m race was:
9.5329 m/s, 21.3245 mph, 34.3184 km/h, 31.2759 ft/s
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100 m olympic record women Florence Griffith-Joyner (Flo-Jo) is also current 100 m olympic record holder. September 24,1988 at the Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea Flo-Jo run the distance in 10.62s. She is also olympic record holder in 200 m sprint race (21.34s)
Flo-Jo speed during the winning 100 m race in Seoul was:
9.4162 m/s, 21.0634 mph, 33.8983 km/h, 30.893 ft/s
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