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Who is the 100m Olympic champion?

100 metres at the Olympics

100 metres at the Olympic Games
Years held Men: 1896 – 2020 Women: 1928 – 2020
Reigning champion
Men Marcell Jacobs (ITA)
Women Elaine Thompson-Herah (JAM)

Has a white man won 100m?

Allan Wipper Wells MBE (born 3 May 1952) is a Scottish former track and field sprinter who became the 100 metres Olympic champion at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. … He remains the last white male athlete without African or African-American ancestry to win the 100 metres at the Olympics.

Who won the 100m sprint?

TOKYO — There is a new fastest man in the world. Lamont Marcell Jacobs of Italy sprinted to Olympic gold in the men’s 100-meter dash on Sunday, finishing in 9.80 seconds.

Men’s 100 Meters.

Track and Field: Men’s 100m Final › Gold
Lamont Marcell Jacobs Italy
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Time 9.80

Who won the 100m?

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt holds the Olympic as well as the world record in the men’s 100m and is the most successful sprinter ever in the event with three gold medals.

Olympics 100m champions – Usain Bolt leads with three golds.

Games London 2012
Gold Usain Bolt (Jamaica)
Silver Yohan Blake (Jamaica)
Bronze Justin Gatlin (USA)

Who is 100m champion?

100 metres at the World Athletics Championships

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100 metres at the World Championships in Athletics
Men 9.58 Usain Bolt (2009)
Women 10.70 Marion Jones (1999)
Reigning champion
Men Christian Coleman (USA)

Who is the fastest man ever?

100 metres

Athletics 100 metres
Men Usain Bolt 9.58 (2009)
Women Florence Griffith-Joyner 10.49 (1988)
Olympic records
Men Usain Bolt 9.63 (2012)

Who is the fastest man of all time?

Currently the answer is Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, he’s also the fastest man in history with a world record time of 9.58 seconds.