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Sub-10 king Asafa Powell enters Guinness World Record book

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Asafa Powell – Contributed

Former World Record Holder and one of the five fastest men in the world Asafa Powell has just officially been named a Guinness World Record Holder. 

The Jamaican sprinter and Olympian has been named the current record holder for Most Competitive 100m Sprint Races Completed in Sub 10 Seconds.

With 97 sub-10 runs under his spikes and last year’s Diamond Trophy in hand Powell is heading to The IAAF Diamond League opener in Doha, Qatar alongside 16 reigning Olympic and World Champions plus 44 global medallists all of whom are competing in the Qatar Sports Club on May 5.

Powell heads to Doha looking for his 98th run and to add another diamond to that sub-10 crown.