Which Sprinter has the most gold medals?

Which Sprinter has the most gold medals?

He was only slightly ahead of US sprinter Carl Lewis who also won 9 gold medals….Table: The Top Ranked Athletes from Track and Field at the Olympic Games.

rank 1
name Paavo Nurmi
country Finland
gender M
Gold 9

What male sprinter has the most gold medals in the 100-meter dash?

He is a former 100 m world record holder with a time of 9.79 seconds. During the height of his career (1997–2004) he won four Olympic medals and was a five-time World Champion….Maurice Greene (sprinter)

Personal information
Nationality American
Born July 23, 1974 Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.76 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)

Who has won the most 100m gold medals?

Merlene Ottey is the only athlete to win three medals without winning gold, with one silver and two bronze medals. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is the most decorated athlete in the event, male or female, having won 4 medals….100 metres at the Olympics.

100 metres at the Olympic Games
Men Marcell Jacobs (ITA)
Women Elaine Thompson-Herah (JAM)

Who holds the record in 100-meter race in Olympic?

Usain BOLT
Olympic Games Records

Discipline Perf Competitor
100 Metres 9.63 Usain BOLT
200 Metres 19.30 Usain BOLT
400 Metres 43.03 Wayde VAN NIEKERK
800 Metres 1:40.91 David RUDISHA

Who is the greatest sprinter of all time?

Usain St. Leo Bolt
Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, CD, OLY (/ˈjuːseɪn/; born 21 August 1986) is a retired Jamaican sprinter, widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time. He is the world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres, and 4 × 100 metres relay.

What is the world record for 100m sprint?

9.58 seconds
The current men’s world record is 9.58 seconds, set by Jamaica’s Usain Bolt in 2009, while the women’s world record of 10.49 seconds set by American Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988 remains unbroken.

Who won the last Olympics 100m?

Usain Bolt
The men’s 100 metres event at the 2016 Summer Olympics took place between 13–14 August at the Olympic Stadium. Eighty-four athletes from 57 nations competed….Athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men’s 100 metres.

Men’s 100 metres at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Winning time 9.81
Usain Bolt Jamaica Justin Gatlin United States Andre De Grasse Canada
2020 →

Who broke the 10 second 100m?

Jim Hines
10-second barrier The first man to break the 10 second barrier was Jim Hines at the 1968 Summer Olympics. Since then, numerous sprinters have run faster than 10 seconds.

Who first broke 10 second 100m?

During the 1968 Summer Olympics held in Mexico City, the African-American sprinter Jim Hines earned the title of ‘fastest man on the planet’ when he broke the long-standing 10-second barrier in the 100 m event.

Who is the most successful Olympic athlete ever?

Michael Phelps
List of Olympic medals over career

No. Athlete Sport
1 Michael Phelps Swimming
2 Larisa Latynina Gymnastics
3 Marit Bjørgen Cross-country skiing
4 Nikolai Andrianov Gymnastics

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