At last year’s Olympic Games the quartet of Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell smashed the United States’ 1992 world record of 37.40. Breaking the world record then was no surprise to track and field fans as all four athletes had sub-10 times going into the meet.

With their main rivals, the United States, failing to make the final in Beijing, world 100m record holder Bolt and company had no real competition as they coasted to their record run. So far this season, three Jamaicans – Bolt (9.86), Powell (9.88) and Yohan Blake (9.96) – are under the 10 seconds barrier, with Steve Mullings (10.01) and Frater (10.02) not far off….READ MORE

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