Top 10 Fastest Athletes in the World
Increase your knowledge about top 10 fastest athletes in the world. As we know that athletes is a person who’s involved in Athletics (sport), which involves track and field events, long distance, cross-country and road running, and racewalking.
10. Toshihiko Seko
Toshihiko Seko is one of the fastest athletes. He took first place in four consecutive Fukuoka Marathons and also took home top prizes in marathons in Boston, Tokyo, London, and Chicago.
9. Zersenay Tadese
This fastest athletes representing the small nation of Eritrea, the long-distance runner Zersenay Tadese is known for his soft-spoken demeanor and humbleness in victory. He has shown up well at other World Championships, earning numerous golds and silvers in individual races.
8. Kenenisa Bekele
Bekele as the fastest athletes won golds in the 10000 meter races in at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, and he also took home the top price in the 5000-race in 2008.
7. Haile Gebrselassie
Haile Gebrselassie is one of the fastest athletes from Ethiopia. Throughout the late 90s and early 00s, he broke dozens of marathon records throughout the world, and he still holds the world record in the 5000- and 10000-meter road races. He also won golds in the 10000-meter races at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic games.
6. Daniel Komen
Daniel Komen, one of the fastest athletes. He’s still the only man ever to run back-to-back sub-four-minute miles, and he holds the record in the 3000- and 5000-meter races. Although he never participated in an Olympic event, he did take the gold in the 5000-meter race during world championships in 1997.
5. Hicham El Guerrouj
Hicham El Guerrouj is the Moroccan athlete and one of the fastest athletes. He won two Gold Medals in the 2004 Athens games and also earned numerous gold and silver awards in international competition throughout the late 90s and early 2000s. He’s still the record holder in the 1500-meter, mile, and outdoor 2000-meter races.
4. Noah Ngeny
Noah Ngeny is one of the fastest athletes from Kenya. From middle-distance runner Noah Ngeny holds the world record in the 1000 meter with a time of 2:11.96. After breaking this record in 1999, he then went on to turn in a strong performance at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, earning the Gold Medal in the 1500 meter race.
3. David Rudisha
At the third fastest athletes is Daid Rudisha from Kenya. From middle-distance runner David Lekuta Rudisha holds the world record in the 800 meters with an almost unbelievable time of 1:41.01.
2. Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson at the second on the list of fastest athletes. At the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta he won the 200-meter and 400-meter events, and aside from this success, he went on to match Carl Lewis to tie the record for most medals ever won by any single athlete.
1. Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt is the Jamaican, became an international superstar during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics when he broke Olympic records in the 100- and 200-meter sprinting events. He’s the fastest athletes in the world.