• 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



 Nassau,  World Relays 2015

 2. Asafa Powell



 Beijing, Olympic Games 2008

 3. Richard Thompson 



 Nassau, World Relays 2014

 4. Ryan Bailey 



 Nassau, World Relays 2015

 5. Carl Lewis 



 Barcelona, Olympic Games 1992

 6. Leroy Burrell 



 Stutgart, World Ch 1993

 7. Yancarlos Martinez



 Nassau, World Relays 2015

 8. Donovan Bailey 



 Atlanta, Olympic Games 1996

 9. Linford Christie 



 Seoul, Olympic Games 1988

 10. Dennis Mitchel



  Atlanta, Olympic Games 1996

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