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WHICH SPEED CAN “FLASH” USAIN BOLT RUN IN?

Usain Bolt broke the record of worldwide sprinting since the year of 2008. “Jamaica flash” seems to not lose his track even though he has turned to 29. 

In the world Olympic championship taking place in Beijing (China), Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 100m run with the achievement of 9 seconds 78. This was the third time successively ”Jamaica flash” won this 100m run. Previously, Bolt won the gold medal in Olympic London in 2012 and Olympic of Moscow, Russian in 2013. 

If Usain’s fault did not occur in The Olympic in 2011 in Daegu (Korean), maybe Usain Bolt could win the 100 runs in 7 years consecutively. In the 2008 Beijing Olympic and 2009 World Championship taking place in Berlin (Germany), this 29-year-old athlete is also the first one to finish the run.

During the 2009 World Championship in Berlin 2009, Usain Bolt used to set 2 new records in 100m and 200m runs during the period of 8,58 seconds and 19,19 seconds sequentially. In 2012, he continued to be the world fastest athlete in 100m run throughout Olympic history with the recording time of 9 seconds 63.

According to the recorded statistics, Bolts used to run with a speed of around 12,37m per second (27,44 miles per hour) in another 100m run taking place in Berlin. This is an extraordinary speed! This 29-year-old athlete is only ranked after several wide animals renowned for sprint skills such as cat, spot panther, American lion or hunting dogs with long legs. While putting Bolts in comparison with other species such as squirrels, mouses or elephants, Bolts is totally outstanding regarding speed.

Throughout the sprint history, athletes’  skills are always upgraded generation after generation. However, Usain Bolt was the first one to break all the records in the most unbelievable way. Since 2008, Bolt has gained at least total 16 gold medals in different runs. 

WORLD RECORDS IN PROFESSIONAL RUNNING YOU SHOULD KNOW

Running’s distance record depends on how each runner defines it. This may be 5 km per day or a marathon per month in the next few years. However, in a professional running competition, there are fascinating records that will perfectly inspire your run. 

Running one mile under 5 minutes during the most consecutive years. 

In 1976, Steve Spence preliminary runner 1 mile (1,6 km) at the age of 14. Since then, yearly, he always kept the habit of running this distance. His recording time for running 1 mile, until now, is 3 minutes 59 seconds. Spence used to run the marathon (42,195 km) under the average speed of 5 minutes 3 seconds per mile in 1990.

Maintaining the habit of running 1 mile under 5 minutes to Spence, a professional running athlete, seemed to be simple during some preliminary tens years. However, in 2008, he began to suffer from heath degeneracy due to old age, which brought him difficulty to hold the yearly record. Until now, the last time he could run 1 mile under 5 minutes was January of 2018, with recorded time was 4 minutes 56 seconds. The 44th run had been set plan in January of 2019, however was cancelled because of Steve’s injuries. According to Let’s Run, Steve then declaimed that he had finish that 44st run in 28th of August that year. 

First Olympic athlete champion run 100 mets during 2 consecutive Olympics.

During 1980 and 1990, Carl Lewis’s ability was underrated. However, later, Carl, as a runner, could still make his own record when he was one of 4 athletes won the gold titles in 4 consecutive Olympics. He was also the champion of running 100 mets in 2 consecutive Olympics in 1984 and 1988.