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• Usain Bolt Ran History's Fastest Anchor Leg at World Relays

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On Saturday night at the World Relays 4x100m final, Usain Bolt split history's fastest anchor leg. Usain Bolt posted unofficially 8.65 seconds, but still failed to catch USA's Ryan Bailey, who had a magnificent distance ahead of Bolt. 

 

Bolts countryman former 100m world record holder, Asafa Powell, had the previous fastest anchor split of  8.68 sec from 2008 Beijing Olympics. 

Bolt's previous best mark while anchoring was 8.70 seconds from 2012 London Olympics 4x100m world record run.

 Unofficial Top List 

 1. Usain Bolt

 JAM

8.65

 Nassau,  World Relays 2015

 2. Asafa Powell

 JAM

 8.68

 Beijing, Olympic Games 2008

 3. Richard Thompson 

 TRI

 8.8

 Nassau, World Relays 2014

 4. Ryan Bailey 

 USA

 8.83

 Nassau, World Relays 2015

 5. Carl Lewis 

 USA

 8.85

 Barcelona, Olympic Games 1992

 6. Leroy Burrell 

 USA

 8,92

 Stutgart, World Ch 1993

 7. Yancarlos Martinez

 DOM

 8.92 

 Nassau, World Relays 2015

 8. Donovan Bailey 

 CAN

 8.93

 Atlanta, Olympic Games 1996

 9. Linford Christie 

 GBR

 8.95

 Seoul, Olympic Games 1988

 10. Dennis Mitchel

 USA

 8.97

  Atlanta, Olympic Games 1996




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