Usain Bolt Breaks 100m Indoor World Record (Video)

World’s Fastest Man blows past fellow countryman Sheldon Mitchell by about half a second — which is a lot in the short sprint

Last Updated: August 27, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

Usain Bolt continues to live up to the hype, his talent, and lightning-esque last name.

The Jamaican sprinter broke the 100-meter indoor world record on Saturday, cracking the previously impenetrable 10-second barrier in the process.

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The prior mark was 10.05 seconds, set by Namibian runner Frankie Fredericks in 1996.

Bolt ran a 9.98, besting second place Sheldon Mitchell — also of Jamaica — by about half a second. Mitchell finished the dash in 10.33 seconds, just edging out American Trell Kimmons, who ran a 10.34.

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The World’s Fastest Man set the new record at the closed-roof Warsaw National Football Stadium in Poland.

Watch the video: