World Record Progression of 100 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
9.58 +0.9 Usain BOLT 21 AUG 1986 JAM JAM Olympiastadion, Berlin (GER) 16 AUG 2009
9.69 0.0 Usain BOLT 21 AUG 1986 JAM JAM National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 16 AUG 2008
9.72 +1.7 Usain BOLT 21 AUG 1986 JAM JAM Icahn, New York, NY (USA) 31 MAY 2008
9.74 +1.7 Asafa POWELL 23 NOV 1982 JAM JAM Guidobaldi, Rieti (ITA) 09 SEP 2007
9.77 +1.0 Asafa POWELL 23 NOV 1982 JAM JAM Zürich (SUI) 18 AUG 2006
9.77 +1.5 Asafa POWELL 23 NOV 1982 JAM JAM International Stadium, Gateshead (GBR) 11 JUN 2006
9.77 +1.6 Asafa POWELL 23 NOV 1982 JAM JAM Olympic Stadium, Athina (GRE) 14 JUN 2005
9.79 +0.1 Maurice GREENE 23 JUL 1974 USA USA Athina (GRE) 16 JUN 1999
9.84 +0.7 Donovan BAILEY 16 DEC 1967 CAN CAN Olympic Stadium, Atlanta, GA (USA) 27 JUL 1996
9.85 +1.2 Leroy BURRELL 21 FEB 1967 USA USA Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 06 JUL 1994
9.86 +1.2 Carl LEWIS 01 JUL 1961 USA USA Olympic Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 25 AUG 1991
9.90 +1.9 Leroy BURRELL 21 FEB 1967 USA USA New York, NY (USA) 14 JUN 1991
9.92 +1.1 Carl LEWIS 01 JUL 1961 USA USA Olympic Stadium, Jamsil, Seoul (KOR) 24 SEP 1988
9.93 +1.0 Carl LEWIS 01 JUL 1961 USA USA Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 30 AUG 1987
9.93 +1.4 Calvin SMITH 08 JAN 1961 USA USA Air Force Academy (USA) 03 JUL 1983
9.95 +0.3 Jim HINES 10 SEP 1946 USA USA Estadio Olímpico, Ciudad de México (MEX) 14 OCT 1968
9.9h +0.9 Charlie GREENE 21 MAR 1945 USA USA Sacramento, CA (USA) 20 JUN 1968
9.9h +0.8 Ronnie Ray SMITH 28 MAR 1949 USA USA Sacramento, CA (USA) 20 JUN 1968
9.9h +0.9 Jim HINES 10 SEP 1946 USA USA Sacramento, CA (USA) 20 JUN 1968
10.0h +2.0 Roger BAMBUCK 22 NOV 1945 FRA FRA Sacramento, CA (USA) 20 JUN 1968
10.0h +2.0 Charlie GREENE 21 MAR 1945 USA USA Sacramento, CA (USA) 20 JUN 1968
10.0h +1.2 Oliver FORD 27 MAR 1947 USA USA Albuquerque, NM (USA) 31 MAY 1968
10.0h +0.2 Paul NASH 20 JAN 1947 RSA RSA Krugersdorp (RSA) 02 APR 1968
10.0h +1.8 Enrique FIGUEROLA 15 JUL 1938 CUB CUB Budapest (HUN) 17 JUN 1967
10.0h +2.0 Jim HINES 10 SEP 1946 USA USA Modesto, CA (USA) 27 MAY 1967
10.0h +1.0 Bob HAYES 20 DEC 1942 USA USA National Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 15 OCT 1964
10.0h 0.0 Horacio ESTEVES 06 JUL 1941 VEN VEN Caracas (VEN) 15 AUG 1964
10.0h +1.8 Harry JEROME 30 SEP 1940 CAN CAN Saskatoon (CAN) 15 JUL 1960
10.0h +0.9 Armin HARY 22 MAR 1937 FRG FRG Zürich (SUI) 21 JUN 1960
10.1h +1.3 Ray NORTON 22 SEP 1937 USA USA San José (USA) 18 APR 1959
10.1h +0.9 Leamon KING 13 FEB 1936 USA USA Santa Ana, CA (USA) 27 OCT 1956
10.1h +1.4 Leamon KING 13 FEB 1936 USA USA Ontario, CA (USA) 20 OCT 1956
10.1h +1.0 Ira MURCHISON 06 FEB 1933 USA USA Berlin (GER) 04 AUG 1956
10.1h +0.7 Willie WILLIAMS 12 SEP 1931 USA USA Berlin (GER) 03 AUG 1956
10.2h -0.4 Bobby Joe MORROW 15 OCT 1935 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 29 JUN 1956
10.2h -1.3 Ira MURCHISON 06 FEB 1933 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 29 JUN 1956
10.2h 0.0 Bobby Joe MORROW 15 OCT 1935 USA USA Bakersfield, CA (USA) 22 JUN 1956
10.2h -1.0 Ira MURCHISON 06 FEB 1933 USA USA Compton, CA (USA) 01 JUN 1956
10.2h +0.9 Bobby Joe MORROW 15 OCT 1935 USA USA Houston, TX (USA) 19 MAY 1956
10.2h +1.1 Heinz FÜTTERER 14 OCT 1931 FRG FRG Yokohama (JPN) 31 OCT 1954
10.2h 0.0 McDonald BAILEY 08 DEC 1920 GBR GBR Beograd (SRB) 25 AUG 1951
10.2h Barney EWELL 25 FEB 1918 USA USA Evanston, IL (USA) 09 JUL 1948
10.2h +0.7 Lloyd LABEACH 28 JUN 1922 PAN PAN Fresno, CA (USA) 15 MAY 1948
10.2h -0.9 Harold DAVIS 05 JAN 1921 USA USA Compton (GBR) 06 JUN 1941
10.2h +1.2 Jesse OWENS 12 SEP 1913 USA USA Chicago, IL (USA) 20 JUN 1936
10.3h Takayoshi YOSHIOKA 02 JUN 1909 JPN JPN Tokyo (JPN) 15 JUN 1935
10.3h +2.0 Ralph METCALFE 29 MAY 1910 USA USA Dairen (JPN) 23 SEP 1934
10.3h Ralph METCALFE 29 MAY 1910 USA USA Nishinomiya (JPN) 15 SEP 1934
10.3h Christiaan BERGER 27 APR 1911 NED NED Amsterdam (NED) 26 AUG 1934
10.3h Eulace PEACOCK 27 AUG 1914 USA USA Oslo (NOR) 06 AUG 1934
10.3h Ralph METCALFE 29 MAY 1910 USA USA Budapest (HUN) 12 AUG 1933
10.3h 0.0 Eddie TOLAN 29 SEP 1908 USA USA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA (USA) 01 AUG 1932
10.3h Percy WILLIAMS 19 MAY 1908 CAN CAN Toronto (CAN) 09 AUG 1930
10.4h Eddie TOLAN 29 SEP 1908 USA USA København (DEN) 25 AUG 1929
10.4h 0.0 Eddie TOLAN 29 SEP 1908 USA USA Stockholm (SWE) 08 AUG 1929
10.4h Charley PADDOCK 11 AUG 1900 USA USA Redlands, CA (USA) 23 APR 1921
10.6h Jackson SCHOLZ 15 MAR 1897 USA USA Stockholm (SWE) 16 SEP 1920
10.6h Donald LIPPINCOTT 16 NOV 1893 USA USA Olympiastadion, Stockholm (SWE) 06 JUL 1912

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.