Sports like hockey, basketball, and archery are held at the Olympic Games, where the best athletes from all over the world fight for the title of best in their respective disciplines. Track and field competitions, especially the 100-meter dash, which pits men and women.
Against one another in an effort to determine who is the quickest athlete, are among the most well-attended of these events. Superstars at the pinnacle of their sports may break world records at these gruelling competitions. This occurs regularly in the Olympic sprinting competition.
2022’s Fastest 100-Meter Dash: Fred Kerley, 9.58; Allyson Felix, 9.59 U.S. Championship Game: Felix Ekes
Fred Kerley Runs World’s Fastest 100m of 2022; Allyson Felix Ekes into U.S. Final
Silver medallist from the Olympic Games, Fred Kerley, ran the quickest 100-meter dash of the year and won the USATF Outdoor Championships.
He will enter the world championships in three weeks as the heavy favourite.
Kerley’s 9.76-second semi-final time was followed by a 9.77-second final time, less than two hours apart. These are the two fastest timings ever recorded in 2018.
Kerley said to Flotrack, “I put the work in.” This is the day I was meant to have.
Marvin Bracy-Williams (9.85), an Olympian from Rio, Trayvon Bromell (9.88), the world’s fastest man in 2021, and Christian Coleman (4.88).
The defending world champion who qualified fourth for the final but received a bye into the finals because of his title, all make up Kerley’s world team.
Fred Kerley Is Now Officially the World’s Fastest Man
After winning the Men’s 100M at the 2022 World Athletics Championships, Fred Kerley was crowned the “Fastest Man on Earth.”
After qualifying for yesterday night’s 100M semis with the quickest heat time of any sprinter, Kerley proceeded to win his heat two semifinal race.
Crossing the finish line in 10.02 seconds and thereby securing his spot in the 100M final. In the three semi-final races, Kerley’s timing was the sixth fastest.
Nearly two hours later, Kerley won the Men’s 100M at the World Athletics Championships for the first time by edging out Marvin Bracy and Trayvon Bromell.
Both of whom were representing the United States. Kerley won the event with a time of 9.86 seconds, followed by Marvin Bracy (9.874) and Trayvon Bromell (9.876) – all Americans.
Kerley has proven his doubters wrong, who predicted that the switch in events would be detrimental to his Team USA career.
American track and field sprinter Fredrick Lee Kerley was born on May 7, 1995. He is best recognised for his success in the 400-meter distance, though he has also recently shown promise at the 100- and 200-meter levels.
He is a multi-medal winner at the 400-meter and 4-by-400-meter World Championships. Most recently taking home bronze in the individual events and gold in the relay. Kerley won the 100-meter event in 2022.