Who hold the current record for the fastest British 100m runner?
Who is currently the fastest runner for a bonus point?
Zharnel Hughes (born 13 July 1995) is an Anguillan-British sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres and 200 metres. He won the gold medal in both the 100 metres and 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2018 European Championships representing Great Britain, and in the 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, representing England.
Hughes ran 9.91 seconds – the fastest 100m time in the world this year – as he went under 10 seconds for the first time on Saturday in Jamaica.
it. My mum, brother and coach were inside the stadium. I had achieved a goal set out for the season.”
The new personal best put him second on the British all-time list alongside James Dasaolu and behind 1992 Olympic champion Linford Christie (9.87).
“I definitely see myself going below 9.80. I’ve been running super quick times in training. I’ve run 9.79 before,” he said.