Asafa Powell Says His Best is yet to Come

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After changing coach, the former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell thinks his best results are yet to come.

Asafa Powell 

 "Anything is possible. Justin Gatlin surprised me last year he ran his personal best times of (9.77 & 19.68) at age 32," Powell said.

Last season Asafa Powell clocked  9.87 in  100m and was the fastest sprinters among Jamaican's.

"I think I'm capable of doing a lot more than most of the sprinters out there. My best is yet to come, so it's just to be patient. "I'm just trying to stay healthy, put in all the hard work and make sure that I stay focused and just win the gold (in Beijing)," Powell told reuters. 

Powell's brother,  Donovan, is now guiding him through his training. His brother reached the quarter final at  1997 world champs.

"We are doing different things He's really working hard to achieve the 9.72 he ran a few years ago and I personally think if he keeps focused and remains healthy, he can do it," his brother said.

He also said that Asafa will race three 60m indoor races, but did not specify which competitions they will racing.

10 Men's All Time Top Sprinters

1 9.58



Usain Bolt JAM Berlin

16 Aug 2009

2 9.69



Tyson Gay USA Shanghai

20 Sep 2009

3 9.69


Yohan Blake JAM Lausanne

23 Aug 2012

4 9.72


Asafa Powell JAM Lausanne

2 Sep 2008

5 9.77


Justin Gatlin USA Bruxelles

5 Sep 2014

6 9.78


Nesta Carter JAM Rieti

29 Aug 2010

7 9.79


Maurice Greene USA Athens

16 Jun 1999

8 9.80


Steve Mullings JAM Eugene OR

4 Jun 2011

9 9.82



Richard Thompson TTO Port of Spain

21 Jun 2014

10 9.84



Donovan Bailey CAN Atlanta GA

26 Jul 1996

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