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Asafa Powell

About Asafa Powell

Asafa Powell (born: November 23, 1982) is a Jamacian Athlete. He is considered the World's second fastest man. He is a National Championship in 2004 (1st, 100m); 2006 (1st, 200m); 2007 (1st, 100m).

Professional Biography

Select list of atletic performances

  • March 3, 2009: 100 Metres Performance: 10.23; Wind: -1.40 at Melbourne, Australia
  • February 28, 2009: 400 Metres Performance: 45.94 at Sydney, Australia

Asafa Powell in News

Asafa Powell vows to be fit for London Olympics
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell vows to be fit for London Olympics. He pulls out of Crystal Palace event with a groin injury.

World champion Blake beats countryman Bolt in Jamaican Olympic trials
Olympic champion Usain Bolt got beaten by his world champion and his training partner Yohan Blake, who completed the race in a time of 9.75 seconds, at the Jamaican Olympic trials on Friday.

Bolt may face charges over 'trashing' second BMW in 3 yrs
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt who crashed his second car in three years, may face charges if found guilty.

Usain Bolt fine, resting at home after car crash in Jamaica
The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, who was involved in a car crash in Jamaica, is fine and resting at home.

Bolt not undermining Asafa Powell's challenge despite another 100m win in Oslo
Sprinter Usain Bolt came back from behind to beat compatriot Asafa Powell in 9.79 seconds on Thursday at the Bislett Games in Oslo, Norway, and said he wasn't surprised by the competitiveness shown by Powell.

Asafa Powell not ready to waste his chances again
Three years ago, Asafa Powell was the fastest man on the planet over a distance of 100 meters (9.78 seconds). Since then, fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt has sidelined him, and now, he insists that he won't waste his chances again in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics.

Powell runs fastest 100 meters of year at Lausanne
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell ran the world's fastest men's 100meters of the year by clocking 9.78 seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne.

Usain Bolt wins Rome 100m
Olympic champion and world record-holder Usain Bolt clocked 9.91seconds to finish victorious with 0.02 seconds ahead of fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell in his first outing in 100 metres this year.

World's fastest man Bolt to return to track in May
World's fastest man Usain Bolt will take on arch-rival Asafa Powell over 100 metres for the first time this season in Rome in May, after missing most of the 2010 with an Achilles injury.

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